London-based Playfair Capital is a seed investor that focuses on UK startups. Since its inception in 2013, Playfair has invested in over 50 companies including Mapillary, CryptoFacilities, Thought Machine, Ravelin and Stripe. It has also invested in Trouva, a marketplace for independent boutiques and Appear Here, a real estate marketplace.
Raises €28 million in second round
The venture capital firm has raised €28 million in the second funding round. With this funding, it is now hunting for budding startups that have the potential to become leading tech companies in the world.