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Weekly digest: all about secondary market


Bianca Iulia Simion

· 7 min read
Weekly digest: all about secondary market
Welcome to our weekly conversation starter.

A lot of interesting news to talk about. Scroll down for:

  • Portfolio News
  • Active opportunities
  • Community news & events
  • Investors resources picks
  • Events we can meet at

Portfolio News

  • Alcatraz AI has received BIS certification for The Rock, allowing it to enter the Indian market for commercialisation. This follows Alcatraz AI achieving ISO 2700, ISO 27017, and ISO 27018 in the last two months.
  • Cyscale released The In-Depth Guide to Cloud Compliance in 2023.
  • Kinderpedia continues its international consolidation strategy. The startup has recently made its way into the USA market & targets the UAE.
  • Procesio aims to double revenues in 2023, from €1.3 million in the previous year.

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Active & upcoming opportunities

🌳 We plant a tree for every confirmed investment. So far we’ve confirmed over 200, but we aim for 500. Seed with SeedBlink and Act for Tomorrow.

ACTIVE: Productpine is a Dutch startup making Direct-to-Consumer sales efficient and sustainable.

THIS TUESDAY: ​BIOPIX-T (Greece) was founded in 2019 with the goal of revolutionizing molecular diagnostics at the Point-Of-Care and Home-Testing environments. Join the Pitch & Q&A.

THIS THURSDAY: Tripmakery (Austria) is the first platform to automate large group bookings. ​The startup is backed by VC's like Speedinvest or Push Ventures and by the founders of ''. Join the Pitch & Q&A.

Community events

🗓️ THU, Feb 21: Equity and convertible instruments explained

Join us for a better understanding of the most common startup financing mechanisms: equity and convertible instruments. Register here.

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Investors resources pick

All about secondary market

Europe's thriving ecosystem now has everything it requires for direct secondary investments thanks to the ECSPR. That's important since secondary market activity is closely related to the maturity of an investment universe. The Recursive delves into this solution for private company shareholders seeking liquidity prior to an exit event.

Europe's HealthTech startups to watch

Innovation in health technology continues to accelerate. There are enormous problems that need to be addressed, which don't go away just because there's a downturn. 40 European startups in the sector have already attract €232.6 million in fresh capital this year only. Is this vertical part of your investment thesis? Get a grasp of what VC's look at.

Marketplaces: a key European vertical

Investors are clearly still interested in backing incredible marketplace businesses. If you’re building a capital-efficient business supported by huge network effects, investors will still be there to support you on your journey regardless of overall VC sentiment. Read an insightful industry overview.

2023 Funding strategy for startups

Startups requested more capital than was supplied in Q4 2022. Bridge rounds that lead to somewhere concrete—such as revenue stream diversification, profitability, or an exit—are most likely to happen for startups who don't have their pockets full at this point. Read more about the power dynamics.

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  • 🇬🇷 16 Feb - EGG Investor Day, Athens
  • 🇬🇷 16 Feb - Hellenic Impact Investing Forum, Athens

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