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10 April 2014

UK radar technology developer Aveillant secures £6m VC investment

UK radar technology developer Aveillant has secured up to £6m of venture funding from existing backers including ESB Novusmodus and DFJ Esprit.

13 February 2014

Swedish search engine marketing platform Campanja inks $5m in VC backing

Swedish search engine marketing platform Campanja has secured $5m in Series A financing from Hoxton Ventures alongside DFJ Esprit.

10 September 2013

Gil Dibner leaves Index Ventures to join DFJ Esprit as partner

dibner UK venture capital firm DFJ Esprit has hired Gil Dibner as a partner to lead new investments in technology-driven companies.

25 July 2013

Largest untapped pool of investment capital for start-ups ‘in private hands’p

In the UK, the total investment per annum by private investors exceeds VC funds, but the average size of EIS investment per company is small, with further encouragement needed to help increase follow-on capital.

22 July 2013

UK venture capital falls behind France as later stage deals thin outp

While seed funding of early-stage European start-ups remains relatively healthy, there is a scarcity of follow-on capital for later-stage businesses. Meanwhile the UK has for the first time lost out to France in terms of the number of larger deals in H1 2013.

18 June 2013

DFJ Esprit loses partner Nic Brisbourne, promotes Scott Sage

Scott Sage DFJ Esprit Experienced DFJ Esprit partner Nic Brisbourne is leaving the Europe-focused firm after seven years to join the venture capital arm of Forward Internet Group.

30 April 2013

Software developer M-Files adds €6m from DFJ Esprit, Finnish Industry Investment

Finnish enterprise content management developer M-Files Corporation has closed a €6m round of Series A funding led by DFJ Esprit, with participation from government-owned investment firm Finnish Industry Investment.

5 April 2013

DFJ Esprit nears first close for second EIS fund

British venture capital firm DFJ Esprit is reportedly set to close its second EIS Angel Co-Investment fund on up to £10m.

5 November 2012

DFJ continues exit spree with Redkite sale to NICE Systems

redkite_sq.jpg DFJ Esprit, the European arm of Silicon Valley venture heavyweight Draper Fisher Jurvetson, has continued its exit streak with the sale of Redkite Financial Markets to Nasdaq-listed NICE Systems following its initial investment only a year ago.

31 October 2012

DFJ Esprit seals fourth Irish deal of the year with Datahug Series A

datahug_sq DFJ Esprit has inked its fourth deal in Ireland this year after leading a €2.5m Series A financing round for Datahug, a business networking automation company that boasts customers including professional services firms Grant Thornton and BDO.

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