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BlogThe Tech cluster phenomenon powering Europe’s startup boomWhere is Europe’s Silicon Valley? This is the inevitable opening question the U.S.- tech media has for a European venture capitalist.
The world is full of those looking to receive and those looking to provide certain cash flows. The role of the markets is to match them.Posted by Neil Rimer
on 01 Apr 12
The “Asset Centric” investing model
In the end creating biotech companies with multiple drugs to diversify risk does more much more harm than good.Posted by Michèle Ollier
on 21 Mar 12
The Index asset-centric platform
The ACP's key feature for a life science entrepreneur is that it’s easier and quicker to build and manage a project.Posted by Kevin Johnson
on 21 Mar 12
Micromet: a BiTE at cancer?
Amgen has announced the completion of the acquisition of Nasdaq-listed Micromet Inc., valuing it in the proximity of US$1.2b.Posted by Francesco De Rubertis
on 16 Mar 12
Thrilled to be investing in Nasty Gal
Nasty Gal is great illustration of what happens when you marry ambition and vision with the need to be scrappy and resourceful.Posted by Danny Rimer
on 06 Mar 12
Dassault Systèmes Aquires Netvibes
Paris-based Nevibes was first to market with a completely customizable personal home page.Posted by Neil Rimer
on 13 Feb 12
Is "more" always "better" for biotech start ups?
The data is mixed. Solution: have the lead investor perform like a lead investor.Posted by Francesco De Rubertis
on 07 Feb 12
Worklight acquired by IBM
Today's news is a story of staggeringly creative entrepreneurship at work.Posted by Bernard Dallé
on 31 Jan 12
Thoughts on our first decade in London
It’s remarkable how far London has come in entrepreneurial terms since we opened our first London office in 2002.Posted by Neil Rimer
on 30 Nov 11