VC Softball #8!! The Tradition Continues


Warm summer days in London remind us that it’s softball season again :) Following the success of the previous seven VC Softball afternoons, The European Venture Capital Network alongside PROfounders and Seedcamp, is happy to announce this year’s VC softball game. For those of you who didn’t make it last seven (wow, 7!) years, the […]

An EVCN evening with Simon Guild (ex-MTV, Bigpoint, Spreadshirt, Xing).

The EVCN hosted its new-format Fireside chat on Tuesday night, 2 July 2013.  The event was held at a private room in Milk and Honey which is an intimate venue in Soho, London. Simon Guild talked to us about his experiences from his years as CEO of MTV Europe as well as his non-executive roles […]

EVCN Christmas Party Pictures!

EVCN XMas Party

Our sold out Christmas Party was a huge success. Thanks for adding the EVCN to your holiday party schedule. We had over 60 members sipping cocktails and feasting on sliders at the hottest lounge in Soho, The Player. While the DJs kept us grooving, we had a few people dancing on tables (we promised not […]

EVCN 2012 Salary Survey

Stefan Kalteis

Survey of 462 members, December 2012 2012 was the second year we have run this survey and we were very pleased with more than 25% of our members responding.  The data was gathered anonymously directly from Venture Capital and Private Equity Professionals currently working across Europe providing insight into remuneration standards across a broad range […]

7th Annual VC Softball Match in Primrose Hill


The 7th Annual VC softball event was held is glorious sun in Primrose Hill last Friday 17th August.  The game was tightly fought.  The rules were bent, the catches were spectacular and the running between bases, vigorous.  Arun was particularly menacing, insisting on carrying his bat (between the wickets??). The result was Sean’s team emerged […]

EVCN 2012 Summer Party!


Yesterday the EVCN had its annual Summer Party, but this time at Regent’s Park Hub. We had a huge gathering, with over 80 people attending, some old and some new to the organization. While eating a mix of yummy carnivorous and vegetarian food, we avoided errant cricket balls overlooking a beautiful London summer sunset two […]

Mai 2011: Speaker Event with Dr. Hellmut Kirchner


This time the VC-boutique BambooVentures invited a well-known expert to talk about the German Angel- and VC-Market: Dr. Hellmut Kirchner shared his experiences with us on his direct investments in emerging businesses. Dr. Kirchner has been working in the Venture business for more than 30 years and is considered as one of the most influential German Business […]

March 2011: Speaker Event with Stefan Kalteis

Stefan Kalteis

We invited an expert to discuss about incubators. Stefan Kalteis shared with us his experiences in building up the successful incubator i5invest. #  from VC to Incubator: highlighting differences based on Stefan’s on the job experience #  from Incubator to successful companies: learnings from successful and unsuccessful attempts at i5invest #  from Incubator to VC: […]

Febuary 2011: EVCN goes Skiing for the Weekend

EVCN skiing

A good group of 15 Germany and Abroad based VCs went for a 3 day skiing outing to Kitzbühel in the Austrian Alps. It has been a perfect mix: hitting down the slopes as a crowd of surprisingly good skiers, interesting discussions on hot venture capital topics during dinner events and having fun crashing the […]

2010 Final Speaker Event: Both Sides of the Table!

Kurt Müller

EVCN Munich program finished up with another highlight of the year 2010: “Company building – Different perspectives of founders vs. VCs” Kurt Mueller (Managing Partner at Target Partners) knows both sides. He founded his company Dataware Technologies in 1986, raised VC capital, brought his firm public (NASDAQ) and continued to be CEO for 6 years […]