According to a recent report from Dow Jones VentureSource, German seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is the most active investor in European companies – with 16 completed deals in the first quarter of 2013. Danish VC firm SEED Capital with 12 completed deals in the same period.
The UK retained its position as the favoured destination for equity financing in Europe with a 34% share of all investment into European VC-backed companies.
While European venture capital declined in the first three months of the year – dipping 13 per cent in the number of funds and five per cent in amount raised from the previous quarter – VC investment into European companies experienced a slight increase.
For the full list of most active investors in Europe and other interesting stats on the European venture capital industry, check out the infographic below…