European venture capital firm 2100 Ventures has announced the launch of a €30M early-stage fund to support innovative startups in Europe.
“We are grateful for the support of key amazing people like Alessandro Benetton and his family, who has been the first backer of our idea and source of inspiration, and our strategic advisors Luca Ascani, Stefano Bernardi, and Raffaele Terrone who provide us with continuous guidance,” mentions 2100 Ventures in a LinkedIn post.
The fund aims to back entrepreneurs driving sustainable business innovation in sectors including fintech & data, SaaS, and climate tech.
2100 Ventures says it will invest in B2B businesses at pre-seed and seed stages, adopting a founder-friendly approach to foster growth in Europe’s emerging startup landscape.
Brief about 2100 Ventures
“We are an early-stage fund built to help the next generation of European heroes defy the odds and build century-defining businesses,” says 2100 Ventures.
2100 Ventures provides startups with an extensive industrial network, granting access to various sectors such as industrial goods, payments, and infrastructure, fostering new avenues for growth.
The firm’s collaborative approach involves early investments without ownership requirements, allowing them to work closely with founders and assist in building optimal capital structures.
Leveraging its generational advantage, 2100 Ventures claims to understand founders’ perspectives, enabling effective communication and hands-on support in the entrepreneurial journey.