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The UK Financing Gap

The British economy has historically provided a platform for innovation, underpinned by an entrepreneurial can-do spirit. Yet, it can do so much more as financing for growth companies compared to GDP has decreased in recent decades.

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28 Jul 2022
1 min read

London Stock Exchange launches UK Capital Markets Industry Taskforce

The Taskforce includes Klaus Hommels as inaugural member

16 Jun 2022
2 min read

On the panel at the Investing in Space Summit

Stephen Nundy shared his views on investing in the space economy

15 Jun 2022
2 min read

Klaus Hommels assumes role of Invest Europe Chair

It’s our pleasure to share that Lakestar’s founder and Chairman Dr. Klaus Hommels has assumed the role of Invest Europe Chair for 2022-2023.

06 Jun 2022
10 min read

The UK Financing Gap

The UK is one of the world’s leading economies, but is now at risk of falling behind.

09 May 2022
60 min read

Invest Europe published its report "Investing in Europe: Private Equity Activity 2021"

Invest Europe is the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors.

19 Apr 2022
1 min read

Forbes has announced its 2022 Midas List: Top Tech Investors

As the top continental European listed, it’s wonderful to see Lakestar’s leading role in the continent’s VC ecosystem.