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The 2023 European Deep Tech Report

The largest challenges of today, require fundamentally new science and engineering. This report explores some of the fastest growing segments of Deep Tech.

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06 Dec 2023
3 min read

Dr. Klaus Hommels has been recognised in the Forbes Midas List Europe

Forbes describes Klaus as "a champion of European tech", noting his work as Chairman of the NATO Innovation Fund (NIF) and on the Innovation Board at the Munich Security Conference.

29 Nov 2023
5 min read

Lakestar, Walden Catalyst and Dealroom launch the third edition of the European Deep Tech Report

The report aims to align Europe's definition of Deep Tech, examine the characteristics of the European ecosystem, dive deep into key areas of Deep Tech, and lay out ways it can enhance its global c...

24 Oct 2023
3 min read

Monumental strides are being made in bridging the gap between venture capital and pension funds in the UK

Organised by the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA), the Compact seeks to promote the participation of long-term patient capital into venture capital and growth equity....

28 Sep 2023
3 min read

Lakestar is proud to have been a partner in the European Women in VC annual report

This edition of the report delivered many interesting findings - including how the higher representation of women in senior management teams leads to better fund performance.

17 Sep 2023
1 min read

Lakestar joins the advisory board of the Europe Startup Nations Alliance (ESNA)

We are thrilled to share that we will be joining ESNA - Europe Startup Nations Alliance's advisory board and we are looking forward to working together to build a dynamic startup landscape across E...

30 Jun 2023
2 min read

ESG_VC publishes first large-scale analysis of the ESG performance at startups

The report serves as the first large-scale analysis of the ESG performance of venture-backed businesses.

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