Index Ventures is a huge multi-national with big pockets and a unique approach to getting onboard with innovative, disruptive companies seeking to overtake their industry. They tell you right on their website how to connect with their full service investing and mentoring VC firm: test your product across multiple platforms to ensure the idea is marketable and highly profitable; study their firm to make sure your business is inline with their values and industry approach; and find out where Index Venture staff will be (ie., events and industry forums) and don’t be afraid to walk up to them and say “hi”.
Venture is willing to fund based on ideas only – if they feel that idea is worth taking a chance on. Their investment portfolio includes plenty of big names as they have billions across their multiple funds: Facebook, Dropbox, Etsy, Optimizely, Criteo, Zendesk, Skype, Slack, Square Space, Stack Engage, Data Dog, BitPay, Bla Blah Car, Asos, Asistly, and many others in the online, mobile and enterprise tech space.
Funds raised / currently managed: ~5.82 billion
Focus industries: Consumer Internet and mobile, enterprise technologies.
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