Balderton Capital is a venture capital firm based in London, UK, that invests in early-stage, technology and internet startup companies in Europe. It is considered to be among the four-biggest venture capital firms in the English capital.
Founded in 2000 as Benchmark Capital Europe, Balderton Capital became fully independent in 2007. The company made over 200 early-stage investments between 2000 and 2020, including Revolut, Betfair, The Hut Group, MySQL, Yoox, Bebo, Talend, Recorded Future, NaturalMotion, Kobalt Music Group, GoCardless, CityMapper, and Sophia Genetics.
Balderton works exclusively to nurture and realize the ambitions of Europe’s next generation of tech giants. The team consists of the founders and operational leaders of multi-billion-dollar global companies. The company shares this knowledge, expertise and collective insight with those businesses it works with, ensuring the realization of a startup’s journey from idea to a global and impactful business. The company draws on an unrivalled personal and professional network to connect its companies with mentors, board members, partners and customers across the globe. Balderton Collective network connects its portfolio companies to each other, helping them build deep, mutually beneficial relationships.
Tim Bunting, Suranga Chandratillake, Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, Bernard Liautaud, Rob Moffat, Daniel Waterhouse, James Wise, David Thevenon, and Rana Yared are the partners and the total assets of the Balderton Capital are worth $3.0 billion.