Following the launch and first close of a fund dedicated to US, venture capital firm e.ventures closed a $150m vehicle dedicated to Europe.
In addition the fund, the firm said that serial entrepreneur and investor Bernardo Hernández is joining as a general partner.
Launched in 1998 as BV Capital, the firm rebranded in 2012 as e.ventures.
With European offices in Berlin and Hamburg, the firm backs companies in such areas as software, adtech, ecommerce, fintech, media, mobile, etc. The portfolio in the old continent includes Auctionata, Farfetch, Friendsurance, Nginx, 9Flats, Azimo, among others.
Apart Henandez, the European investment team includes Andreas Haug, Christian Leybold, Christian Miele, Jonathan Becker, and Luis Hanemann.