DFJ Esprit
  • Experienced

    Experience has taught us that good venture capital begins with respect between entrepreneur and investor.

  • Full Service

    We thrive on working with entrepreneurs to build great businesses.

  • Global

    As the European partner of the DFJ Network we are uniquely positioned to help companies grow internationally.

  • Campanja
    Next-generation Bid Management Solutions
  • Movidius
    Vision processor technology for mobile and portable devices
  • TrustPilot
    Consumer review site for e-commerce
  • Bitbar
    Automated testing platform for Android and iOS apps
  • Arieso
    Wireless solutions provider
  • Datahug
    Business networking automation
  • Lyst
    Social commerce platform for fashion
  • SportPursuit
    eCommerce, sporting goods
  • StrikeAd
    Demand Side Platform dedicated to mobile
  • Aveillant
    Radar data services company operating infill radar systems
  • Redkite Financial Markets
    Independent markets surveillance solutions
  • Neul
    Wireless broadband standard and network operator
  • Radium One
    Online ad network that leverages social data on the Web
  • Lime Microsystems
    Developed a single-chip multi-band multi-standard broadband transceiver
  • GreenPeak Technologies
    Very low power wireless transceivers for wireless sensor markets
  • Oxford Immunotec
    Medical diagnostics company developing new tests for diseases
  • Kiadis
    Drug development company specialising in Cancer Therapeutics.
  • XMOS
    Programmable chips bringing together the capabilities of processors, DSPs, ASICs and FPGAs
  • KVS
    KVS was acquired by Veritas (now Symantec) in 2004 for $225m
  • Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR)
    LISTED on the LSE in 2004 at a capitalisation of £240m
  • Blackspider Technologies
    SOLD to SurfControl for $40m in 2006
  • Alphamosaic
    SOLD to Broadcom Inc in 2004 for £100m
  • Buy.at
    SOLD to AOL for $128m
  • Zeus Technology
    Acquired by Riverbed in 2011 for $140m
  • Displaydata (formerly ZBD Displays)
    Designs and manufactures low power, proprietary, bi-stble LCD displays.
  • DisplayLink
    A pioneer of network display technology
  • LOVEFiLM
    Acquired by Amazon in 2011
  • Lagan
    Supplies CRM solutions to Government organisations in UK & N.America. Acq. by Kana Software, Inc.
  • Imagine Communications
    Dublin-based telecoms service provider
  • Clearswift
    SOLD
  • Light Blue Optics
    Develops and supplies next generation miniature projection systems
  • Netronome
    Highly programmable semiconductor products for intelligent flow processing in network and comms devices
  • Nimbus Partners
    Acquired by TIBCO Software in 2011
  • The Cloud
    Acquired by BSkyB in 2011
  • Icera Inc
    Sold to Nvidia for $367m
  • ApaTech
    ACQUIRED by Baxter International Inc. for $330m in March 2010
  • CamSemi
    Fabless semiconductor company developing next generation of power ICs

Latest News

  • Crate wins TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield

    London, UK, 22 October 2014:  DFJ Esprit congratulates its portfolio company, Crate Technologies, on winning the TechCrunch Distrupt Startup Battlefield yesterday in London. Crate, a company that makes it easy to configure and manage very large data cluster, beat out 14 other competitors... [read more]