Highland Europe, the prominent growth-stage technology investor, has raised a new €332m tech growth fund, Highland Europe Technology Growth II. This follows Highland Europe’s 2012 €250m Highland Europe Technology Growth I fund that invested in 15 technology companies including WeTransfer, AMCS, GetYourGuide, Outfittery, SocialPoint, Finanzcheck, TalentSoft, eGym, Intersec, NewVoiceMedia, Brandwatch, Matches Fashion, Jampp, LoveCrafts, and Malwarebytes.
Highland Europe’s partners – Fergal Mullen, Laurence Garrett, Irena Goldenberg, Sam Brooks and Tony Zappala – intend to continue investing this second fund with the same laser-focused growth-stage investment strategy: targeting rapidly emerging internet, mobile and software companies. These companies are led by inspiring entrepreneurs who have demonstrated resourcefulness by achieving substantial revenue scale in a relatively short period of time, and on a capital-efficient basis.
More details: www.highlandeurope.com