Most active VC investors in Europe in the first half of 2014

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BY : Diego GutiérrezSeptember Mon, 2014
Coins-and-branchIndex ventures with 11 transactions of type venture capital is led the list of the most active investors in the first half of 2014, and also completed five more deals in early-stage companies.

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The investors English investors are the most numerous in the list of the most active investors in the first half of 2014, where we find firms like Index VenturesBalderton Capital or Octopus, having made 11, 6 and 4 investments respectively. The French and the Swedes are in second position with firms such as Alven Capital and Northzone.

It should also be noted that among the investors The most active are a number of Americans: Accel Partnerswhich has 9 operations in Europe and Intel Capital which has 6 operations. 

"This is a clear sign that the US appreciates the signs of recovery in Europe and is confident in its growth potential," says Diego Gutierrez.

Index ventures


Index Ventures, with a total of 11 deals, is the most active investor. Among the sectors in which it has inverted,  The finance sector is the one in which it has carried out the most operations.

The companies in the sector in which it has participated are:

TransferWise , a company that facilitates the movement of money, received a $25M round last July. Saving GlobalThe platform that connects savers with the best deposits depending on their characteristics.  Aux Money Germany-based loan marketplace which this past May received its second round of $16M and OsperThe aim of the bank is to empower young people to manage their own money.

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