Vivino raises $20M for international expansion and technology innovation

Vivino, the world's most downloaded mobile wine app, and largest online wine marketplace, today announced their Series C raise of $20M. The round is led by SCP Neptune International, who join...

News • Feb 14, 2018

New Careers portal launches at Balderton

Attracting great talent is often the greatest immediate challenge facing our portfolio companies. Particularly after receiving the first significant round of funding, our teams are on the...

News • Feb 12, 2018

Investment update: Infarm raises $25M to grow its network to 1,000 farms across Europe

We're very pleased share the announcement that we are lead Series A investors in Infarm, Europe's urban farming leader, alongside TriplePoint Capital, and Mons Investments LLC, as well as...

News • Feb 5, 2018

Depop raises $20M for global expansion of their social shopping platform

Depop announced it has raised $20m Series B, led by Octopus Ventures and joined by Tempocap. Current investors are Balderton, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, H-FARM, Creandum, Lumar as well...

News • Jan 25, 2018

Investment update: Dinghy raises $1.2M to provide flexible insurance geared to freelance professionals

Dinghy is a new mobile-first, on-demand insurance provider for freelance professionals. The company announced today their $1.2M seed round, led by Balderton Capital and joined by industry...

News • Jan 5, 2018 • Alice Lankester

Press release: Dinghy launches flexible insurance for freelance professionals

London: 9:00AM, January 9th, 2018 On demand, hassle free insurance for freelancers Zero fees and 24/7 claims handling service Lost or damaged equipment replaced within 24 hours - or...

News • Jan 5, 2018

Contentful raises $28m from General Catalyst to fuel the adoption of its content infrastructure, and help digital teams ship content faster

Contentful raises $28m from General Catalyst to fuel the adoption of its content infrastructure, and help digital teams ship content faster General Catalyst leads Series C to fuel...

News • Dec 4, 2017

A message from our Partnership: the story of Fund VI

It gives us immense pleasure to officially announce the raising of our latest fund, Balderton VI. For collectors of such detail, the fund is a $375M fund that will be invested in Europe and...

News • Nov 27, 2017

Press release: Balderton doubles-down on Europe with new $375m fund

Balderton doubles-down on Europe with new $375m fund Balderton’s sixth fund brings total raised to $2.6bn Focuses on early stage tech innovation across Europe London, 27th November 2017:...

News • Nov 27, 2017

The Balderton Essential Guide to Employee Equity

Working with the entrepreneurs we back is at the heart of our work at Balderton. Every day, we work with CEOs and their teams, weighing options on every aspect of their internal and external...

News • Nov 24, 2017

Investment update: Zego raises £6M Series A to provide gig economy worker insurance

We're very excited to see Clerkenwell, London-based pay-as-you go insurance provider Zego announcing their £6m in series A funding today, led by Balderton and joined by original investor Local...

News • Nov 19, 2017 • Alice Lankester

Mojiworks raises £2.1M to pioneer platform-defining games for Facebook Messenger

We're tremendously excited to welcome a brand new company to our Portfolio today — Mojiworks — the UK startup focused purely on games for messaging platforms. Balderton Capital...

News • Nov 7, 2017

Recorded Future raises $25M to further extend their leading position in Threat Intelligence (TI)

Recorded Future, the leader in threat intelligence (TI), announced they have raised $25m in a Series E round to build on their growing momentum and expand their software and services to address the...

News • Nov 1, 2017

ROLI announces Pharrell Williams joins as Chief Creative Officer

The team at ROLI, the UK startup that has created next-generation musical instruments, announced today that Pharrell Williams, the producer, songwriter and cultural icon, will be joining the company...

News • Oct 25, 2017

Investment update: Hiya raises $18M to transform mobile calling worldwide

Hiya, the fast-growth startup which makes mobile phone calls more contextual for millions of users, today announces its $18M in Series A funding to expand globally. Balderton Capital is leading the...

News • Oct 19, 2017 • Alice Lankester

Kobalt Music appoints Bill Maris to board of directors, Series D expands to $89M

Independent music services company Kobalt Music has announced Bill Maris has joined the company's Board of Directors. The company also announced that the prominent venture capitalist’s new fund,...

News • Oct 12, 2017

Can people be persuaded to love their insurer?

Can people be persuaded to love their insurer? That was just one of the questions that more than a hundred people set out to explore at the first ever Balderton Debates night, held at our Kings...

News • Oct 11, 2017 • Rob Moffat

Investment update: The Curious AI Company raises $3.675m to continue pioneering AI research

We're delighted to announce funding in Helsinki-based The Curious AI Company, with a round that also includes Lifeline Ventures and Invus, along with new investors Data Collective, Jaan Tallinn,...

News • Sep 25, 2017 • Daniel Waterhouse

Investment update: Gocardless raises $22.5m

Gocardless today announced they have secured $22.5m in funding, with Accel, Balderton Capital, Notion and Passion participating in the round. Hiroki Takeuchi, CEO and founder, said:...

News • Sep 19, 2017

Investment update: Funnel raises $10m to expand its platform for fully automated marketing reporting

We're delighted to announce today that Stockholm-based Funnel has raised $10m in Series A, led by Balderton. Funnel is a SaaS business that allows marketers to automate their online marketing...

News • Sep 19, 2017