The tech startup scene in Europe has seen the emergence of an array of new investors in the past few years, many of whom are coming to support early-stage funding. However, due to the COVID-19 crisis and the lockdowns that have followed, venture capital investment is down across Europe.
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In Germany, the investment is down 19% compared to the same period in 2019, but the pace is picking up, says the report. In a major push for both the German and the wider Central European startup ecosystem, Antler, an early-stage capital firm, has opened a new office in Berlin.