tech.eu: Back to basics: Why VC needs to change

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Shmuel Chafets, general partner and vice chairman at investment firm Target Global. It is now clear that we are on the tail end of the eleven-year bull market in the VC world. It was obvious it would not last forever, but it was absolutely unexpected that this would be …
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Handelsblatt: Abhängigkeit von ausländischen Geldgebern wird für Start-ups zum Problem

Düsseldorf, Hamburg Die deutschen Start-up-Finanzierer warnen vor einem Engpass, weil sich in der Krise ausländische Investoren zurückziehen. Laut einer Studie, die dem Handelsblatt vorab vorliegt, war der Anteil ausländischer Geldgeber mit 75 Prozent deutlich höher als in den anderen großen europäischen Ländern. Demnach ist der Anteil vor allem der US-Fonds bis 2019 deutlich gestiegen – insbesondere …
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Target Global launches Early-Stage Fund II to back tech founders across Europe

• €120m fund reached its first and final close • The firm doubles down on its pan-European strategy, systematically identifying and connecting European startup hubs • Dr Ricardo Schäfer joins the firm as a new Partner for Early-Stage Fund II Berlin/ London, February 24, 2020: International investment firm Target Global has launched its €120m Early …
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UKTN: London-based fintech Copper.co raises $8m

Copper.co, the London-based custodian for digital assets, has raised a USD $8 million Series A to grow globally by expanding its commercial team and launching new products. Read more at UKTN.

techstartups: Israeli tech startup Nuweba scores additional $10.2M seed funding to further develop its serverless technology and FaaS platform

Nuweba, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based tech startup pioneering development of the next wave of serverless platforms, announced an expanded seed funding round of $10.2 million led by Blumberg Capital with participation from Magma Partners and Target Global. Nuweba will use the new fresh funding to support further technological development of the platform and build a …
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