equation is frequently in conversation with leading news and media outlets about the development of the Venture Capital, the Start-up ecosystem, and the broader private market landscape. We are pleased to share our latest media coverage in this section:
A new VC agenda for Germany and Europe
A new VC agenda for Germany and Europe - Why we need to mobilize private growth capital and how we can do it
In this study, we highlight the persistent major hurdles hindering access to venture capital, including a lack of private capital from institutional investors, internationally uncompetitive legal frameworks and a lack of opportunities for startup employees and citizens to participate in the value creation of startups and young companies.
This new fund of funds wants to back Europe’s emerging VCs
Sifted: A lot has been made recently of American VC firms coming to Europe to splash their cash. But it’s a new generation of home-grown VCs — some of which don’t even exist yet — that are set to make a bigger splash.
Three reasons why young venture capital firms are often more successful
Handelsblatt: Newcomer funds offer high return opportunities, a new evaluation shows. But interested investors also have to factor in major risks.
Want to Outperform in VC? Don’t Invest in Alumni.
institutionalinvestor.com: Research shows that endowments’ investments in companies founded by alumni and professors have fewer successful exits than ventures without connections.
Investing in start-ups: Why new funds often offer the greatest opportunities
Handelsblatt: The money pots are full. An ever-increasing number of funds are seeking the most promising start-ups. Exclusive data now show why new funds often have the greatest chances.
Made in Germany - still
Wirtschafts Woche: Venture capital expert Schmitz thinks the attention Biontech has been getting these weeks is good: “People are starting to realise that significant enterprise value is being created here, that research and venture capital are making a difference.”
Road to IPO - How the framework conditions for IPOs are developing
Road to IPO // by digital kompakt & Deutsche Börse: Ein Blick auf die Situation unseres Ökosystems
From heiress to enabler: How Susanne Klatten conquers the start-up scene
Handelsblatt: Investor Mark Schmitz from the asset management platform Equation sees a clear connection between the incubator and increasing venture capital inflows.