• Europe’s most prominent venture capital investors June 26, 2018 6:26 am
    Today, the second edition of Europe’s most prominent venture capital investors is finally here! Last year we analysed 6,500 investors, this year more than 22,000 investors. It’s the most comprehensive annual ranking of venture capital investors in Europe. The ranking also determines the order of search results on Dealroom.co. This makes navigating thousands of investor profiles more manageable, whatever your search goals are. Click below to go straight to the report. Europe’s most prominent venture capital investors  The post Europe’s most prominent venture capital investors appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Europe’s Most Prominent Investors (2018 edition) is coming soon. Here’s all you need to know April 21, 2018 6:08 pm
    In April last year, Dealroom introduced Europe’s Most Prominent Venture Capital Investors. It’s a transparent ranking of venture capital investors, based on quantitative criteria only. Last year the ranking got plenty of media attention and the list became a top result in Google Search. More importantly, the ranking determines results inside the Dealroom database as well. You can see the full 2017 ranking in action here (pro tip: use keywords to filter): Europe's most prominent investors (2017 edition) In May this year we will publish the 2018 edition. Here’s all you need to know. How is the ranking calculated? Simply put, the ranking measures both how active and how successful an investor is. The ranking is based on nine different indicators which look at: investment activity, current portfolio size and quality and investment performance (by measuring exits). The bottom of this blog post provides more details. What is the goal of this ranking? The Dealroom database counts over 22,000 active tech investors. Which are the ones to pick under various circumstances? The ranking makes it easier to navigate them in combination with searches & queries, for everyday use cases such as: – A founder making a short-list of investors for an investment round – A corporate investor looking for VCs to meet or follow – An fund investor (LP) comparing different funds – An investor looking for other investors to meet in a specific location The objective of the ranking is not to identify the “best performing” fund per se, although that... The post Europe’s Most Prominent Investors (2018 edition) is coming soon. Here’s all you need to know appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Two new Ecosystem Maps: Rotterdam and Rome April 14, 2018 9:57 am
    This week WeTech Rotterdam is announcing a new Startup Ecosystem Map for Rotterdam. The city of Rotterdam is known to be Europe’s largest shipping port, and important indsutrial & technological hub. Explore Rotterdam’s startup ecosystem now. The Rotterdam map is powered by Dealroom and therefore directly connected with other startup maps such as StartupAmsterdam and the StartupDelta (the Netherlands) via the same Dealroom API (as well as other maps across and beyond Europe). Rome Startup Map Last week was Startup Week in Rome (second edition ever). A perfect time to announce the brand-new Rome Startup Ecosystem Map. The map is an initiative by Roma Startup and powered & managed by Dealroom.co. Click below to start exploring: Roma Startup Ecosystem Map What’s inside he visual & functional upgrade? Better visual link between map and table format Option to add more organisation types such as workspaces, events, universities, R&D centers and others The lookup search is now local, making it easier to explore the local ecosystem All-new moderator dashboard: making it easier for the owners of the map to monitor the data and manage the community Grid view option The post Two new Ecosystem Maps: Rotterdam and Rome appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • StartUp Bahrain: the tech hub providing a launch pad to half a billion people April 1, 2018 8:37 am
    The MENA region (Middle East and North Africa) is home to world-class startups such as Careem, Souq (acquired by Amazon for $650m), Talabat (acquired by Rocket for $150m), Wadi, Fetchr, Propertyfinder, Bahrain’s PayTabs and many more. With a population close to half a billion people, the region provides plenty of investment opportunities and massive potential. The region has become highly accessible partly thanks to tech hubs which provide a platform for market entry. One of the key hubs is StartUp Bahrain, a government-sponsored a community initiative that brings together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, incubators, educational institutions, and the Bahrain Government, to promote startup culture in Bahrain. To get a feel for what is happening in Bahrain, below some relevant content from StartUp Bahrain: Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Bahrain that make it the perfect launchpad for your startup 17 highlights that made 2017 a great year for StartUp Bahrain 18 hot startups to watch out for in 2018 from the Kingdom of Bahrain Who’s who in StartUp Bahrain? Meet the ecosystem’s incubators and accelerators Learn about local startups including: Malaeb, Majra, GetBaqala and WNNA Highlights of StartUp Bahrain Week The Kingdom of Bahrain was one of the first tech hubs to use Delroom’s newly designed startup ecosystem maps. Click below to explore Bahrain’s local startup ecosystem: StartUp Bahrain Ecosytem Map Also check out this overview of other Startup Ecosystem Solutions and information about how it works. The post StartUp Bahrain: the tech hub providing a launch pad to half a billion people appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • New Startup Ecosystem Map in Germany’s industrial heartland: Ruhr District March 23, 2018 4:50 pm
    Another new Startup Ecosystem Solution is live: the Ruhr District (Ruhrgebiet). With cities like Dortmund, Essen, Duisburg and Bochum, the Ruhr District is Germany’s largest urban area. The region is known for its vast industrial landscape and is home to Tengelmann, E.ON, Thyssen Krup, ALDI, RWE and the world’s largest inland port. Corporate innovation is sprawling in the region. To learn more, explore the startup ecosystem map which was developed in collaboration with Gründerallianz Ruhr. About Gruenderallianz Ruhr Gruenderallianz Ruhr supports the innovation ecosystem in the Ruhr region in Germany. The goal is to make the Ruhr region more popular, to support the local startup scene and nourish it’s growth. The Gründerallianz Ruhr team supports through tangible actions like meetups, office hours, content creation and their Data Hub, which give startups and corporates the ability to work together on use cases and create new business. About Dealroom.co Dealroom.co is a proprietary global database providing business intelligence about innovative companies, technology and venture capital investment. Dealroom’s clients include world-leading Silicon Valley firms, venture capital and buyout firms, multinationals and governments. Dealroom’s software, proprietary database and bespoke research enable organisations to keep at the forefront of innovation and identify growth & strategic opportunities. The post New Startup Ecosystem Map in Germany’s industrial heartland: Ruhr District appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Dealroom ecosystem solutions, explained January 20, 2018 3:02 pm
    Startup Lithuania launched a new startup database, powered by Dealroom. What does “powered by Dealroom” mean, exactly? Your data is maintained daily by Dealroom; this means continuity post launch The frontend also is managed by Dealroom & regularly upgraded You retain control over your website. Integration is via subdomain* or iframe Customised branding, design and navigation Users can sign up to claim their companies and enhance data In short: easy deployment of an end-to-end solution, without disruption to the existing website. The result? A public comprehensive up-to-date overview of the current ecosystem Valuable insights for policy-making: growth trends, employment impact, identifying success-factors The entire ecosystem becomes more accessible to the global stage More networking and knowledge sharing within your ecosystem To learn more, contact us. Below are selected examples of existing maps & databases. StartupAmsterdam (live since 2015, launching customer) Startup Amsterdam Ecosystem Map European Commission’s StartupEurope (live since 2015) Startup Europe Ecosystem Map StartupDelta Netherlands (live since 2015) StartupDelta Ecosystem Map StartupBahrain (live since 2017) StartUp Bahrain Ecosytem Map Techstars (live since 2016) RomaStartup (live since 2018) Roma Startup Ecosystem Map Vilnius Tech Map by GoVilnius (live since 2017) Vilnius Tech Map StartupLithuania (live since 2018) Google Campus Warsaw (live since 2016) Google Campus iAmsterdam (live since 2015, iFrame) StartupLithuania (live since 2018 iFrame) The post Dealroom ecosystem solutions, explained appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Dealroom: the industry source of record for European tech January 3, 2018 6:06 pm
    More and more publications are recognising Dealroom as the industry standard for data, insights and identifying new trends in European tech: The Financial Times, The Economist, The New York Times, Les Echos, Reuters and many others have featured Dealroom data in 2017. Below is an overview of selected articles: International The Washington Post on VC funding in UK and France The New York Times on French tech and the launch of Station F The Economist on the stunning rise of French Tech Bloomberg on Station F: Francois Hollande Now Works Part-Time in a Mega Campus for Startups Politico on UK VC funds being overtaken by European venture capital funds, post Brexit Business Insider on Europe’s most prominent European VC investors The Financial Times on the need for European scale up capital The Financial Times on VC funding in France The Financial Times on VC funding post Brexit The Financial Times on European Unicorns TechCrunch on Atomico’s State of European Tech 2016 Reuters on Eastern European tech VentureBeat on now being the best time ever to be an entrepreneur in Europe   United Kingdom The Independent on Eastern European Tech Wired UK on the UK’s top investments Wired UK on Europe leading the way in AI Wired UK on Investments in London despite Brexit Wired UK on State of European Tech report Evening Standard on France overtaking UK in fundraising by Venture Capital funds   France Les Echos on Europe as the gravitational center of Deep Tech Les Echos on why French tech is opening its borders Les... The post Dealroom: the industry source of record for European tech appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • New: the daily Dealroom newsletter (optional) January 2, 2018 5:25 pm
    Would you like to receive a daily digest covering all funding rounds and exits in European VC? You can now opt in easily by visiting Settings (see image above). Simply visit: https://app.dealroom.co/account/settings (login required) The post New: the daily Dealroom newsletter (optional) appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Major upgrade to heatmaps December 10, 2017 12:44 pm
    Over the past weeks we’ve implemented a major upgrade to the popular heatmaps. Here’s a quick overview of what’s new: Feature #1: you can now change view to yearly vs. quarterly and by amount vs. by number of rounds. Also, you can now export data Feature #2: you can now view heatmaps within selected markets. For example, here are top industries in the UK: Feature #3: you can now view new VC funds by country. As you can see below, UK and France are going head-to-head by amount of new funds raised by VCs: We hope you enjoy! For any questions please contact us via Intercom in the bottom right of your screen. The post Major upgrade to heatmaps appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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  • Enabling notifications to track companies and entire markets October 16, 2017 8:33 am
    Want to track companies, investors and entire markets and receive notifications on them? Here’s how: To track an individual company, visit any profile and then save it (click the heart symbol, then add it to a List) To track an entire market, create a search, then save your search (your search must have less than 5,000 results) You can then to view your notifications to see on mentions, found matches, rounds and exits. You can filter your notifications as shown in the image below. To help you get started, please feel free chat with us on Intercom (bottom right of your screen).  View your notifications The post Enabling notifications to track companies and entire markets appeared first on Blog | Dealroom.
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