Draper EspritDraper Esprit is one of the most active venture capital firms in Europe, helping to build and invest in disruptive, high growth technology companies. We believe the best entrepreneurs in Europe are capable of building the global businesses of the future. We fuel their growth with long-term capital, access to international networks and decades of experience building businesses. We are the European arm of the Draper Venture Network, a global venture capital alliance, giving our portfolio access to a global footprint of corporates and investors. Draper Esprit's portfolio includes global technology leaders such as Trustpilot, Ledger, Perkbox, Revolut, and Graphcore. Recent successful exits include Grapeshot (sold to Oracle), Tails.com (sold to Nestle), and Movidius (sold to Intel).
|Investor Type||Venture Funds|
|Investment Stage||Early Stage VC, Later Stage VC, Expansion|
|Regions Covered||National, Continental Europe|
|Investment Range||£1m - £3m, £3m - £10m|
|Sectors Considered||Advertising and Publishing, Aerospace and Defence, Automobile and Transport, Business Products and Services, Clean Tech and Eco Innovation, Computing and Electronics, Consumer and e-commerce, Consumer Technology, Creative Arts and Entertainment, Digital Media and Content, Fashion and Design, Fin Tech, Financial and Professional Services, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Med Tech and Digital Health, Internet of Things, Life Sciences, Logistics and Distribution, Materials and Manufacturing, Mobile and Telecoms, Renewables and Energy, Retail, Social Impact|
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