Leading the charge in ultra-fast batteries is part of the ‘A Different Angle’ film series, exploring the role of private equity and venture capital in European society. This unique film series, presented by Invest Europe, the world’s largest association of private capital providers, and produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, brings to screen the human stories at the heart of the businesses that are driving change and fuelling growth through private capital.
A Different Angle aims to improve the understanding of private equity and venture capital, demystifying the virtuous circle of investing that supports our pensions and savings while exploring the true nature of innovation in Europe. It will also raise awareness about the expertise injected into businesses alongside capital, and how profit and purpose, such as high social and environmental goals, can work in harmony to produce better returns for investors and society.
Learn more about the innovative and ultra-fast battery charging technology being developed and deployed by a Cambridge spin-out called Nyobolt.
Venture capital firm IQ Capital has identified ultra-fast battery charging as a fruitful area for investment one that may help bolster Europe’s position as a world beating region for deep tech research and advancement, and which could help accelerate the transition to a net-zero world. Deep tech is the generic term for technologies not focused on end-user services, that includes artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain and advanced material science amongst others.
Cambridge and the U.K. has a flourishing ecosystem to help start-ups and spin-outs gain access to venture capital, and deep tech is one of the most powerful engines for Europe to innovate, grow, and stay relevant in the world economy. IQ Capital are at the forefront of identifying and investing in viable deep tech start-ups, which may go on to become unicorns.
Invest Europe, in partnership with the European Investment Fund (EIF), published ‘The VC Factor - Pandemic Edition’, a new report illustrating European venture capital’s continued strong support for innovative and fast-growing start-ups in the immediate aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) with the support of Invest Europe, published 'The VC Survey 2021: Market Sentiment,' a new report that provides an opportunity to retrieve unique market insights. The paper focuses on the market sentiment and the impact of COVID-19. The study looks at the current situation, developments in the recent past and expectations for the future.
The most comprehensive analysis of fundraising, investment and divestment trends with data on more than 1,600 European private equity and venture capital firms, the 2020 statistics cover 89% of the €708bn in capital under management in Europe.
Detailed evidence and analysis of the European private equity and venture capital industry’s real contribution to employment, in 2020, and job creation, in 2019-20, and the far-reaching impact this has on the people, societies and economies of Europe.
The Venture Capital Forum is recognised as a leading European conference for LPs and GPs engaged in VC activity. Every year LPs and GPs gather to gain insight into the evolution of VC investment and debate the key topics for the future.
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