Seedcamp Creating Europe’s Next Generation Entrepreneurs
EU has 11 of Top 15 broadband markets
Online advertisers spend 2x in UK than US…
We have amazing young R&D talent…
We have 7/10 top locations for young coders
We’ve given birth to powerful technologies…
We have experienced venture capital...
We’ve begun to have some great exits… $4.1bn $1.1bn $366m $900m $575m $265m $280m
Entrepreneurs actively seed investing...
Oliver Jung (30+ investments)
Saul & Robin Klein (20)
Niklas Zennstrom & Janus Friis
Hugo Burge and David Soskin
We have a pipeline of web leaders….
Europe has everything going for it…
West Coast has created $750bn market cap
Why are there no European versions?
Young entrepreneurs are frustrated
“ The density of smart people who understand this space is so much higher in San Francisco than it is in London and the opportunities are so much greater. People look slightly ashamed for anyone aiming as big as Google here - there's a feeling that you shouldn't embarrass yourself by trying.“ Peter Nixey, WebKitchen
What is Seedcamp?
Catalyst for generating Europe’s next generation of entrepreneurs
Focussed on providing initial seed capital and connections which entrepreneurs need to succeed
Targeted at EMEA’s brightest and most ambitious young entrepreneurs
Organization dedicated to helping them take risks to create world-beating businesses
Who’s behind it?
Saul Klein, Exec Chair: Co-founder Video Island (Lovefilm), Skype, Index