Nauta Capital, a pan-european venture capital firm, closed its 2016 vintage fund, at $170M.
The fund, which brings Nauta’s total assets under management (AUM) to $350m, has received support by a group of international investors, based in the UK, Continental Europe, Latin America and China including leading Institutions (Fund of Funds, Financial Institutions, Insurance Companies, Endowments and Government agencies) and large Family Offices.
The vehicle, which backs highly capital efficient Series-A Software propositions, has already invested in 8 companies to date:
– 3 in the UK and Ireland (CloudIQ, BeMyEye and ChannelSight),
– 3 in Spain (Nextail, Geoblink and Lodgify) and
– 2 in the Boston area (Content Raven and Connected2Fiber).
The firm plans to invest in approximately 25 companies out of this fund.
Led by Dominic Endicott, Carles Ferrer, Daniel Sanchez, and Jordi Vinas, Nauta Capital is one of the most active early stage venture investors in Europe with a pan-european approach. Areas of interest include B2B software, disruptive digital media and enabling technologies for mobile and the internet. With offices in London, Barcelona and Boston, Nauta has a team of 20 executives across its locations.
To date, the firm has led investments in 40+ companies out its previous funds including Brandwatch, Fizzback, GreatCall, Eyeview Digital, Scytl, Basekit, ForceManager, Marfeel, Getapp, Incrowd, Privalia and Social Point.