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  • Crate wins TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield

    22 Oct 2014

    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 from across Europe to win the £30K prize from a... [read more]

  • Doutissima Announces DFJ Esprit Investment and the First Ever Bi-Continental Wayra Partnership

    11 Sep 2014

    • Health and well-being forum set to be largest in South America
    • Company announces seed capital investment from DFJ Esprit and joins Telefonica-backed accelerator Wayra
    • Doutissima is the first startup to base operations in both London and São Paulo through the Wayra academies
    London, UK 00.01am BST 11thSeptember 2014: Doutissima, a leading South... [read more]

  • Bright Computing Raises $14.5M Series B to Accelerate its HPC, Hadoop and OpenStack Business

    29 Jul 2014

    DFJ, DFJ Esprit, and Prime Ventures back the market leading solution for managing server clusters within the data center SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA —  July 29, 2014Bright Computing, the leading provider of cluster management software, today announced a $14.5 million Series B financing co-led by DFJ and [read more]

  • DFJ Esprit marks ‘most active’ year with pledge to take more start-ups global

    30 Apr 2014

    DFJ Esprit's 2013 deal-flow marked it out as one of Europe’s most active venture capital investors, as it completed one deal every two weeks across the continent  Pace continues in 2014 with Kana exit to Verint in a $514m deal and $110m (£69m) IPO of Horizon Discovery April 2014:... [read more]

  • Crate Data, an easy to scale, real time SQL data store, secures funding from Sunstone and DFJ Esprit

    24 Apr 2014

    Berlin-based Crate Data, an open source data store for developers, secures a $1.5m funding round London and Amsterdam, April 24, 2014 - Crate Data, an open source data store for developers, has raised $1.5 million from Sunstone and DFJ Esprit. Crate Data, which makes real time SQL queries on large data sets super... [read more]

  • Healthcare investment expert Vishal Gulati joins DFJ Esprit

    LONDON, UK, April 24 2014: Dr. Vishal Gulati, one of the UK’s most respected digital healthcare investors, has joined DFJ Esprit as a Venture Partner. Vishal will play a key role in growing and supporting DFJ Esprit’s European healthcare portfolio, which includes Oxford... [read more]

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