Brighteye Closes Fund II, at €100M

Brighteye Ventures

Brighteye Ventures, an edtech venture capital firm, closed its second fund, at €100M.

New investors in the fund include the European Investment Fund (EIF), Jacobs Foundation, Partners in Equity, as well as Family offices from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The capital, which brought the total assets under management to €150M, solidifies the firm’s commitment to investing in promising early-stage Edtech companies at Seed and Series A stages across Europe.

Established in 2017 by Alexander Latsis, and Benoit Wirz, Brighteye has backed Epic!, Hack The Box, Ornikar, Ironhack, and Sdui, among other members of a 40-plus-strong portfolio.

With employees from 7 different countries, based out of offices in Luxembourg, London and Paris, and fluent in German, Greek, Portuguese, Scandinavian and Spanish as well as English and French, Brighteye’s team is positioned to source and execute deals, work closely with portfolio companies and contribute to the Edtech ecosystem in Europe and beyond.