Balderton Capital is one of the leading venture capital firms in Europe. Based in London, Balderton manages $1.9 billion in committed venture capital, and has invested in over 100 companies, principally in Europe but also in the US and Asia.
Balderton focuses on the technology sector and notable investments include Bebo (acquired by AOL for $850m), Betfair (floated on the LSE in October 2010), ScanSafe (acquired by Cisco for $183m), LOVEFiLM (the home entertainment subscription service), YOOX Group (the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion and design brands, listed in December 2009) and MySQL (acquired by Sun Microsystems for $1 billion).
Nauta Capital, founded in 2004, is a Venture Capital firm specialized in early stage technology companies. Investment targets are companies mainly in 3 verticals: Mobility/wireless, Enterprise software/security, and eCommerce/Internet, have strong growth potential and a vocation to develop international markets.
Nauta has $230 million under management and invests in Western Europe and the USA. Nauta invests mainly in seed, series A and B companies, and up to $10M over the whole life of a company. Nauta has offices in Barcelona (Spain), Boston, MA (USA), and London (UK).
Founded in 1999, Oxford Capital Partners (OCP) is a specialist investment company, managing private equity funds on behalf of institutional and private investors. Specifically, OCP focus on growth capital and venture capital: nurturing innovative businesses at a point in their development when strategic and financial assistance will significantly enhance the opportunities for international success.
Funded in part by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, within the Plan Nacional de Investigación Científica, Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica 2008-2011 has co-funded the following projects: TSI-020110-2009-353 and TSI-020100-2011-330.