Monthly Archives: January 2009

VC in Europe: for the VCs, entrepreneurs or investors?

Congrats to the Balderton team for raising a healthy new fund, chiming in at $430m. This on the back of Accel’s Europe fund which weighed in at $500m. Mike Butcher makes the salient point that the Balderton focus will be much larger deals that the seed deals. And we know the reasons why. Fred Destin’s […]

Counter seasonal social networks

Christmas is normally a quiet time of year for Internet sites. As families sit in and tuck in to telly and turkey, they don’t go usually online. Except that they do if it is social networking. Robin Grant points to facebook usage in the UK over the past year–noticeable spikes of Christmas because this is […]