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Informa to launch new venture capital fund

Informa, the international exhibitions, events, information services and scholarly research group, announces the launch of Informa Ventures, a founderfriendly venture capital fund that makes early stage investments in the Knowledge & Information economy.

Photo: Luca Micheli on UnsplashPhoto: Luca Micheli on Unsplash
London-based exhibition organiser Informa announced the launch of Informa Ventures, a founderfriendly venture capital fund that makes early stage investments in the Knowledge & Information economy.
Informa Ventures offers capital, access to markets, mentorship and expertise to entrepreneurs and founding teams. It focuses on start-ups whose products and services are based on content, intelligence and connections, and where founders have clear vision of how disruption and innovation will challenge and shape these markets.

Informa Ventures makes Seed and Series A investments based on the potential of the product or service, the strength of the team and a clearly articulated vision of what success looks like to the founding team. Founders are expected to have exemplary knowledge of their customers and markets, a defined use for the capital and clear, measurable KPIs.



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