The biggest VC funds raised in Europe in 2020
Atomico raised the continent’s biggest VC fund — of $820m — in February, while specialist firms like Felix Capital and A/O Proptech also announced new funds. 2020 is set to be a record year for VC investment into European startups, on track to hit $41bn. VC fundraising could also break records, with $7.8bn raised in the first half of the year (up from $7.5bn in 2019). Partner Evgenia Plotnikova was feeling perky about the outlook for Dawn — and European startups — when Sifted spoke with her. 10 Munich Venture Partners and Demeter — €250m in FebruaryA joint fund sneaks into 10th place, raised by European VC firms Munich Venture Partners and Demeter.