Index Ventures

Index Venture
Index Ventures is an international venture capital firm with dual headquarters in San Francisco and London, investing in technology-enabled companies with a focus on e-commerce, fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/AI, and security.wikipedia
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Neil Rimer

Index Ventures was officially founded in 1996 by Neil Rimer, David Rimer and Giuseppe Zocco, when they raised a pilot fund of $17 million, followed by a $180 million fund in 1998. The firm's nine investment partners are Sarah Cannon, Mark Goldberg, Jan Hammer, Martin Mignot, Danny Rimer, Neil Rimer, Shardul Shah, Dominique Vidal, and Mike Volpi.
Neil Rimer is a partner at Index Ventures, a venture capital firm he co-founded with Giuseppe Zocco and brother David Rimer in 1996.

Danny Rimer

The firm's nine investment partners are Sarah Cannon, Mark Goldberg, Jan Hammer, Martin Mignot, Danny Rimer, Neil Rimer, Shardul Shah, Dominique Vidal, and Mike Volpi.
Danny Rimer OBE (born 1970) is a partner at Index Ventures, a global venture capital firm founded in Geneva in 1992.

Dominique Vidal

The firm's nine investment partners are Sarah Cannon, Mark Goldberg, Jan Hammer, Martin Mignot, Danny Rimer, Neil Rimer, Shardul Shah, Dominique Vidal, and Mike Volpi.
Dominique Vidal is a partner at Index Ventures, a global venture capital firm with offices in London, Geneva and San Francisco.

Mike Volpi

Michaelangelo "Mike" Volpi
The firm's nine investment partners are Sarah Cannon, Mark Goldberg, Jan Hammer, Martin Mignot, Danny Rimer, Neil Rimer, Shardul Shah, Dominique Vidal, and Mike Volpi.
He co-founded Index Ventures’ San Francisco office with Danny Rimer in 2009 and was previously Chief Strategy Officer of Cisco Systems during the company’s prominent growth era, acquiring over 70 companies in less than five years.

Funding Circle

Other notable investments include Adyen, Aurora, Deliveroo, Farfetch, Funding Circle, Intercom, Patreon, Revolut, Robinhood, Roblox, Ubiquity6 and Slack.
It received £2.5 million in funding from Index Ventures in April 2011.

Patreon

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Other notable investments include Adyen, Aurora, Deliveroo, Farfetch, Funding Circle, Intercom, Patreon, Revolut, Robinhood, Roblox, Ubiquity6 and Slack.
In June 2014 the company raised a further $15,000,000 in a series A round led by Danny Rimer of Index Ventures.

Supercell (video game company)

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Supercell (acquired by Tencent for $8.6 billion)
Accel Partners and Index Ventures invested $12 million in the Series A of Supercell in 2011, Atomico led the Series B investment, and in October 2013 it was announced that the Japanese company GungHo Online Entertainment and its parent SoftBank had acquired 51% of the company for a reported $1.51 billion.

King (company)

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King (held an initial public offering, subsequently acquired by Activision Blizzard for $5.9 billion)
During this year, the company raised $43 million by selling a large stake to Apax Partners and Index Ventures.

Venture capital

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Index Ventures is an international venture capital firm with dual headquarters in San Francisco and London, investing in technology-enabled companies with a focus on e-commerce, fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/AI, and security.
Leading early-stage venture capital investors in Europe include Mark Tluszcz of Mangrove Capital Partners and Danny Rimer of Index Ventures, both of whom were named on Forbes Magazine's Midas List of the world's top dealmakers in technology venture capital in 2007.

Last.fm

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Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million)
In 2006 the company received the first round of venture capital funding from European investors Index Ventures, whose General Partners Neil Rimer and Danny Rimer also joined Last.fm's board of directors, consisting of Felix Miller, Martin Stiksel and Stefan Glaenzer (Chair).

Slack (software)

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Other notable investments include Adyen, Aurora, Deliveroo, Farfetch, Funding Circle, Intercom, Patreon, Revolut, Robinhood, Roblox, Ubiquity6 and Slack.
New investors included Institutional Venture Partners, Horizons Ventures, Index Ventures and DST Global.

Deliveroo

Other notable investments include Adyen, Aurora, Deliveroo, Farfetch, Funding Circle, Intercom, Patreon, Revolut, Robinhood, Roblox, Ubiquity6 and Slack.
In June 2014, Deliveroo raised a £2.75 million series A investment round from Index Ventures and Hoxton Ventures, as well as an assortment of angel investors.

Just Eat

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Just Eat
Index Ventures and Venrex Capital invested £10.5 million into Just Eat Holdings Ltd. The new investment capital enabled Just Eat to increase their expansion into other markets and further develop the business.

Criteo

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Criteo has secured a total of $17 million in funding, with 3M € in a first institutional round in March 2006 coming from French private equity firm AGF and Elaia Partners, and 9M € in a second round in January 2008 led by Index Ventures.

Adyen

Other notable investments include Adyen, Aurora, Deliveroo, Farfetch, Funding Circle, Intercom, Patreon, Revolut, Robinhood, Roblox, Ubiquity6 and Slack.
In December 2014, the company announced a funding round of $250 million led by growth equity firm General Atlantic, joined by existing investors Temasek, Index Ventures, and Felicis Ventures.

Trello

Trello (acquired by Atlassian for $425 million)
In 2014, it raised $10.3 million in funding from Index Ventures and Spark Capital.

Zuora

Zuora
Investors include Benchmark Capital, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Vulcan Capital, and Next World Capital.

Robin Klein (venture capitalist)

Robin Klein
He was until 2015 a venture partner at Index Ventures and co-founder of The Accelerator Group, an advisor and investor in early-stage companies.

Viagogo

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Viagogo is backed by the venture capital investment firm Index Ventures as well as Brent Hoberman, the co-founder and former CEO of Lastminute.com and Lord Jacob Rothschild via his family interests.

DoubleTwist

It is backed by Index Ventures (Skype, Last.FM) and Northzone Ventures.

Woo Media

The company raised $17 million in venture capital from several investors including Index Ventures, Atomico (founded by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis), Mangrove Capital Partners, and Klaus Hommels.

Soluto

Soluto is funded by Index Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Giza Venture Capital, Proxima Ventures, CrunchFund, Innovation Endeavors, Initial Capital, and angel investors including Chris Dixon, Yuval Neeman, Saar Gillai and Nadav Zohar.

SoundCloud

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In January 2011, it was reported that SoundCloud had raised US$10 million Series B funding from Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures.

Plantix (mobile app)

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PEAT is a spin-off of the Leibniz University of Hannover and has successfully raised two rounds of venture capital, whereas the series A was led by Index Venture.

Apache CloudStack

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The company raised a total of $17.6M in venture funding from Redpoint Ventures, Nexus Ventures and Index Ventures (Redpoint and Nexus led the initial Series A funding round).