Invest Europe (formerly the EVCA) is the voice of European private equity. We represent 650 member firms and 500 affiliate members.
Invest Europe’s CFO Forum is the annual pan-European conference which brings together private equity CFOs, COOs and senior finance and fund operations executives to discuss their rapidly evolving roles amid ongoing regulatory developments.
Invest Europe's annual Venture Capital Forum plays host to Europe's top venture capital firms, entrepreneurs and start-up companies, as well as institutional investors from across the globe.
From 2010 to 2014 venture capital invested over €17.6 billion in European companies but there are still significant opportunities for growth. In 2015 the EU put venture capital at the heart of proposals to boost Europe’s economy and help more companies reach their potential.
The EU proposes matching private capital with public funding to create larger venture capital ‘funds of funds’. Larger funds mean more capital available to grow more successful European business champions.
From 2010 to 2014 venture capital invested in more than 10,000 European companies. The vast majority of these were tech start-ups. In 2015 the EU put venture capital at the heart of proposals to boost Europe’s economy and help more innovative companies change the business landscape.
It can be hard for growing companies to internationalise. Venture capital has a central role in the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union plans to promote more investment across borders.
From 2010 to 2014 venture capital invested over €17.6 billion in European companies, so our entrepreneurs no longer need to go to Silicon Valley for funding. Venture capital has a central role in the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union plan to boost Europe’s economy and help grow more European companies into global game-changers.
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