Doutissima secures seed financing led by DFJ Esprit

By Angela Sormani — 1 year ago

Doutissima, a South American health and well-being forum, has raised a seed capital round led by DFJ Esprit with participation from Breega Capital. The company also signed a strategic partnership with Telefonica-backed startup accelerator Wayra, also an investor in Doutissima.

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DFJ, DFJ Esprit co-lead $14.5 mln Series B round in Bright Computing

By Chris Witkowsky — 2 years ago

DFJ and DFJ Esprit have co-led a $14.5 million Series B funding in Bright Computing, a provider of cluster management software. Prime Ventures and existing investor ING Corporate Investments also participated in the funding round. As part of the funding, DFJ partner Bill Bryant, Prime Ventures partner Alexander Ribbink, DFJ Esprit partner Richard Marsh, and ING CISO Rob Bening will join Bright Computing’s board of director.

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Unbound closes funding round

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Unbound, a crowdfunding platform for authors and publishers, has closed a funding round led by new investors including DFJ Esprit and Cambridge Angels. Seed investor Forward Investment Partners participated in the investment round.

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DFJ Esprit strengthens ties with Silicon Valley

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

DFJ Esprit has strengthened its ties with a global network of investors which includes the Silicon Valley venture capital firm that backed Hotmail, Skype, Box, Twitter and Tesla Motors. Simon Cook, managing partner of London-based DFJ Esprit, will join the board of the DFJ Global Network, based in Silicon Valley which was founded by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, one of Silicon Valley’s leading investors.

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Kiadis Pharma Secures Financing

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Kiadis Pharma, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, has raised 10 million euros ($12.8 million) in an equity financing round. The round was led by Life Sciences Partners and supported by a large investment from DFJ-Esprit. Other investors included Alta Partners, Quest for Growth and NOM.

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Datahug Raises $3.2M From DFJ Esprit

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Datahug said it raised $3.2 million in a Series A financing from DFJ Esprit. The new money will enable the Dublin company to expand in the US and elsewhere, and build its customer base across industry sectors.

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DFJ Esprit Backed Eve Sold To Synposys

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

DFJ Esprit said it has sold its French portfolio company EVE and its line of ZeBu hardware-assisted verification products to Synopsys. The exit is the firm’s fifteen since January 2010, which together have a combined value of more than $2.1 billion. DFJ Esprit added in a press release that since July 2011 it has invested in 10 new companies and 20 follow-on rounds.

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DisplayLink Secures Growth Financing led by Clydesdale

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

DisplayLink®, a provider of solutions that simplify the connection between monitors and computing devices, has closed $10.4 million of growth financing. The financing was led by Clydesdale Bank’s Growth Finance team. Existing investors Atlas Venture, Balderton Capital, Cipio Partners, DAG Ventures, and DFJ Esprit also contributed to the equity funding. The Palo Alto-headquartered company will […]

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peHUB First Read

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

This morning’s First Read brings you news of NewWorld Capital’s maiden fund, how Apple’s iCloud data centre got built and DFJ Esprit’s latest fashion tip.

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