EU wants to triple early-stage capital investment

The Commission has set the objective to work towards tripling the annual early-stage investment in the EU from €2 billion to €6 billion by 2013.

While this is a step in the right direction, it’s the asset managers and LPs that need to triple investment into Venture in Europe if there’s going to be a meaningful impact. There are multiple cases of successful funds here in the UK that are struggling to raise funds- despite an impressive track record.

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