Firstminute Capital Closes First Venture Capital Fund, at $100M

Firstminute Capital, a London, UK-based early stage venture capital firm, closed its first seed fund, at $100m.

LPs include 50 entrepreneurs, 30 of whom have founded billion dollar businesses, as well as global institutions as well as strategic CEOs, and entrepreneurial family offices.

Founded in 2017 by Brent Hoberman and Spencer Crawley, Firstminute focuses on European early-stage tech companies typically investing in valuations of approximately £10m post-money and making worthwhile exceptions above that.
Firstminute is a founder-driven fund, not a sector-driven one and is intentionally opportunistic. To date, the fund has backed founders across Europe, the United States and Israel, working across a wide range of sectors, from robotics to cyber to healthcare to blockchain to D2C to SaaS to gaming to vertical AI.

The team also includes:
– Anaïs Benazet, Head of Community,
– Henry Lane Fox, Partner,
– Lina Wenner, Investor,
– Elliot O’Connor, Investor,
– Camilla Mazzolini, Investor,
– Sam Endacott, Analyst,
– Clara Lindh Bergendorff, Analyst,
– Arek Wylegalski, VP
– Tommy Stadlen, LP adn VP
– Steve Crossan, VP.

The portfolio includes:
– Automata
– Heist Studios
– Klang Games
– Zebra
– Chargifi
– VitroLabs
– Templum
– Luther Systems
– Wayve
– Cybermdx
– Evolution AI
– StatusToday



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