We use proprietary software (known as DIG) to discover, evaluate and support investments in the most promising European startups.
The best fit between the business idea, the founding team’s DNA and the ability to execute on the product / technology.
With our extensive experience in strategy, product, technology and operations, we support you through the company building process.
Craig and his co-founder Johannes decided to pair up in 2021 to tackle some common problems that they'd experienced when working from home. Harnessing behavioral psychology, they are building Arro to help improve remote workers' quality of life — leading to more satisfied individuals, freelancers and employees.
After several years spent in tech firms, Marie and her co-founder Karim went on a mission to help businesses streamline their client and admin procedures. Clust is now the answer to companies needing a simple and secure all-in-one onboarding platform.
Balint has been building mobile apps for over a decade. With Craft, the team is creating a new way to create amazing documents which are easy to edit and consume across devices and form factors.
Lars and his co-founders Ole and Steffen worked at Copenhagen startups Trustpilot and Airtame where they experienced the pains of B2B revenue attribution. Now Dreamdata provides B2B SaaS companies with a powerful platform to solve that problem.
Paul is a technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience. Paul’s latest venture, eyko, is an Application Data Sharing platform that uses data smarts and NLP to help data-driven companies organize and make sense of their data.
Vytis and Zygis started doing projects together back in thier school days. They levelled up all their core skills while playing video games and had a dream to create a place where gamers feel like home. In 2018 the dream went live - ENEBA - the affordable and safe marketplace for gamers.
Constantine was inspired to launch Good Life Sorted with co-founder Verity, as a result of his frustrating experience to find a trusted helper to support his grandmother, Zoe, to live independently at home. With over 40 years of start-up experience between them, they are bringing the sharing economy to the elderly.
From day one it was Andriy, Chris and Luc's goal to rethink the experience talent has when interacting with enterprise employers. Leveraging Natural Language Processing and conversational interfaces, jobpal not only achieves this but increases the efficiency of Talent Acquisition.
Kayzen is the fourth tech company Tim is building along his entrepreneurial journey since 2008. He and his two co-founders Servesh and Puneet are aiming at nothing less than democratizing programmatic marketing with Kayzen, a global SaaS platform for advanced mobile marketers.
Dave is CEO and Co-founder of Landmark, a free-to-play studio on a mission to create the best games to play with friends. Prior to Landmark Dave was GM and Co-founder of Big Pixel which he sold to WarnerMedia in 2018. Dave joined the games industry in 2007 as a game developer with Disney.
Murat co-founded Marvel in the summer of 2013 as a simple way for designers to showcase interactive prototypes. Now Marvel has its sights set on helping the world bring digital ideas to life.
Moe Ghashim is the founder of MyJam, the food marketplace platform for cultural and specialty foods. MyJam customers can order fresh produce and products from around the world as well as order chef-made meals from a variety of cuisines - all with next-day delivery.
Chris and his team have always built companies that give superpowers to normal humans. At Qriously, they are working on predicting the future by serving questions to billions of people.
Eduardo founded Returnly in 2014 from a vision of a radically improved online marketplace. He's leveraging modern fin-tech to enable stores a simple and transparent way of processing returns.
Richard has over 20+ years’ experience of founding & scaling disruptive technology/internet related businesses to £100m+. Richard's latest venture, Rooster, enables lower risk customers to benefit from fairer, cheaper insurance through smart phones and data science.
Qiaojia and co-founder Jun, are on a mission to make the type of financial planning and advice usually reserved for the top 0.1% more accessible. Through Rosecut, they are pushing the boundaries of the private banking industry by giving everyone access to financial knowledge and helping people create and personalise their financial plans.
As a former M&A banker, Hugo partnered with his two tech co-founders to change the way M&A players and Private Equity investors collect and analyze data. They built SEALK, an AI powered M&A deal sourcing solution.
István has been a massive CAD nerd for years. Finally he decided 'enough is enough' and built his own. Shapr3D is a new way of thinking and designing, and has become one of the flagship iPad Pro apps.
Carlo has successfully built and sold a number of companies in over 20 years of entrepreneurism. Now he's turned his attention to banking, with a passion to fundamentally change how companies manage their money.
Aaron and Neil co-founded Traitly. Traitly is building a platform to help leading companies hire best-fit technical talent.
Mark and Scott co-founded Tutorful in 2015 with the vision that technology could help improve the tuition industry. Since then, they've been on a mission to build a tutoring platform that enables parents to find trusted tutors.
Navid is the founder and CEO of YouPic. At the age of 15 he created his first website and is now growing YouPic to be the destination for photographers that want to learn and inspire.
Alexia and her sister Margot co-founded Your Juno to close the gender money gap. They decided to build the “the Duolingo of money” after learning the gender gap in financial education and financial confidence was a key reason for women’s lack of engagement in finance.
Former General Counsel at Balderton Capital (Benchmark Europe) and previously corporate lawyer at Taylor Wessing.
John is focused on the operations of the firm, including fund/deal structuring and investment execution.
Former General Counsel at Balderton Capital (Benchmark Europe) and previously corporate lawyer at Taylor Wessing. John is focused on the operations of the firm, including fund/deal structuring and investment execution.
Former Partner at Balderton Capital (Benchmark Europe) where he invested in companies including:
Banjo, Contentful, Depop, Friend.ly, Lifecake, Saatchi Art, StoryLane, Tictail, Vivino and Wooga.
Former Partner at Balderton Capital (Benchmark Europe) where he invested in companies including: Banjo, Contentful, Depop, Friend.ly, Lifecake, Saatchi Art, StoryLane, Tictail, Vivino and Wooga.
Former UK Engineering Director at Yammer / Microsoft. Previously Head of Technology at Top10 and CTO at MetaBroadcast.
Ben is leading the development of the InReach platform, transforming traditional Venture Capital.
Former UK Engineering Director at Yammer / Microsoft. Previously Head of Technology at Top10 and CTO at MetaBroadcast. Ben is leading the development of the InReach platform, transforming traditional Venture Capital.
Before joining InReach Ventures, Luana founded an online marketplace for interior design as a passion project. She has previous experience supporting entrepreneurs in fundraising as an early employee at Seedlegals.
Luana holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bucharest and an MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics.
Prior to joining InReach Ventures, Karolina was an entrepreneur developing an ecommerce business, built from a simple idea she was passionate about. She began her career at Dresdner Kleinwort in Frankfurt & NY, an investment bank where she worked in Capital Markets.
Karolina has an MSc from Copenhagen Business School in Applied Economics & Finance.
Amanda has more than 15 years experience in product management in consumer internet in the US and Europe, Prior to joining InReach she was a Product Director at Spotify.
Originally from California, Amanda has a BS from Stanford University and an MBA from INSEAD.
At InReach Ventures, Namita participates in the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. She is passionate about entrepreneurship and working with start-ups to disrupt the global technology landscape.
Namita is an MSc Management graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. She joined InReach Ventures in 2019 and has previous experience in strategy consulting, technology and financial services.
Moreno has always had a passion for Data, Tech, Startups and Venture Capital. During his Maths PhD he applied Network Science to predict Startups' success (published in Nature).
After 4 years applying data science to blockchain analytics, he is now back doing what he loves: using AI to find great startups to invest in.
Claire studied Mathematics in both Paris and Osaka and worked as a retail-focused data scientist in Tokyo.
Now back in Europe, she is joining InReach's ML team to apply her data-science skills to finding the continent's top Entrepreneurs.
Kass is an experienced developer with a talent for designing and building systems which transform data into knowledge, supporting decision making.
Kass holds a BSci in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ioana has worked across all shapes and sizes of internet companies, from startups to Yammer / Microsoft. This has involved work from open-source projects to high availability micro-services and state-of-the-art research prototypes.
Machine Learning is a passion which started with her MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the Politehnica University of Bucharest. Most recently Ioana has been focused on NLP, developing dialog systems / chatbots.
InReach Ventures, the so-called “AI-powered” venture capital firm based in London, is announcing the first closing of a new €53 million fund targeting early-stage European technology companies — surpassing the original fund target of €50 million, apparently.
Any current discussion of artificial intelligence in the workforce centers on how it will impact -- or outright replace -- certain departments or even employees.
VC polarizes people. Depending on who you ask, it can be described both as toxic capital and as a golden ticket to crushing competition and becoming the next unicorn. The reality is, while definitely not suitable for everyone, VC is the top option available to high-risk startups chasing hypergrowth – one that has enabled the rise of the tech industry as we know it today.
One of the biggest challenges for venture capital companies is finding interesting investment targets before anyone else. It is often a laborious, travel-intensive job. But machine learning and predictive analytics are starting to transform how an investor puts a portfolio together.
In the US, if venture capital investors or tech company founders need to find each other, they go to one of two places: Silicon Valley or New York. Companies that need tech workers, and the media that follow them, eventually relocate or open offices in one of those two areas.
Looking back at the last two years of Covid, it is fair to say that the topic of the supply chain has become familiar to most of us. As we began hearing about individual plant slowdowns and closures, it might have initially seemed only a minor disruption - but the ripple effect has gone on to cause absolute havoc for both suppliers and customers around the globe.Written by Karolina Kukielka
As early-stage investors, we often talk our portfolio companies through how to boost their initial traction and grow their revenue (hit the first $100k in MRR) to be Series A ready.Written by Karolina Kukielka
When you run a startup, it’s important to manage your scarce resources effectively, whether that’s your sales and engineering teams, funding or runway.Written by Karolina Kukielka
Some types of revenues contribute more than others towards shareholder value.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
We define productisation as the art of packaging your product. Product packaging is pivotal to entrepreneurs looking for product market fit.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
To many entrepreneurs, ‘CEO’ (chief executive officer) is merely a title, and doesn’t carry too much meaning. The reality is the contrary: being a CEO is the most difficult and important role.Written by Karolina Kukielka
Over the last 5 weeks, many entrepreneurs have asked about the position of InReach Ventures, given COVID-19 and the potential business implications for the fund, the investment portfolio and the overall investment strategy.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
When assessing investment opportunities, one of the most frequent questions I ask entrepreneurs is about market analysis. Although it is a crucial element of the conversation we have, I have a feeling its relevance is often neglected (to be honest, I’m not sure what the reasons are, but that is another topic of discussion).Written by Karolina Kukielka
There is an emerging trend towards the use of data and software to evolve and develop the existing venture capital model.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
Today we are announcing the first closing of a new fund of €53m, targeted at early stage European technology companies.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
A Framework for Founders and FundersWritten by Roberto Bonanzinga
Efficiency. Speed. Proactive outreach.Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
Since joining InReach Ventures as a Data Scientist I have been learning a tremendous amount about entrepreneurship and what it takes to build a company. In the following post, I develop how I applied my learnings while working on my latest side-project: a SaaS product for cryptocurrency enthusiasts.Written by Ghyslain Gaillard
Technology entrepreneurship is fuelled by the relationship between founders and funders. The question for both is: how to engage with each other to build an effective relationship?Written by Roberto Bonanzinga
Christoph’s post a while ago on Point Nine’s Tech Stack was a great read. I love it when people pull back the curtain to demystify what can be quite an aloof industry.Written by Ben Smith