Lakestar Insights


17 Sep 2023
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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
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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.

09 Jun 2023
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Lakestar Launches Executives in Residence Programme to Connect Founders with Top Industry Experts

The EIR programme provides portfolio companies access to industry experts focused on helping to develop and refine their go-to-market (GTM) strategies.

08 Jun 2023
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Leading the golden era of European Space Tech

We believe that much of Europe’s digital sovereignty will be decided in space. That’s why we are laser-focused on strengthening the European space tech ecosystem. The continent is ripe for innovati...

09 May 2023
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Forging a stronger future for European technology

Lakestar founder and chairman, Klaus Hommels, participated in the Global Milken Conference 2023

10 Apr 2023
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On the Forefront of European Digital Sovereignty: Aleph Alpha & Terra Quantum

Aleph Alpha and Terra Quantum were recently featured in a Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung piece highlighting their pioneering efforts to advance the ground-breaking technologies of Artificial Intell...

21 Mar 2023
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Appointment of Klaus Hommels as Chair of the NATO Innovation Fund

We're proud to announce Lakestar Chairman and Founder Dr. Klaus Hommels will be chairing the NATO Innovation Fund (NIF).

26 Jan 2023
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Lakestar, Dealroom and Walden Catalyst Ventures publish European Deep Tech Report: 2023 Edition

Lakestar is thrilled to share that the 2023 edition of The European Deep Tech Report has been released. The report illustrates the ongoing expansion and stability of Deep Tech, despite recent marke...

16 Jan 2023
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Why the VC sector needs to get to grips with government decision making

European sovereignty will depend on governments and investors creating an ongoing dialogue on the direction of travel.

11 Jan 2023
10 min read

A new direction for Europe's growth ecosystem

A view on the strategy that revolutionized institutional investment and its potential for the European growth ecosystem and the finances of its retired population

20 Dec 2022
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Lakestar publishes Dutch Financing Gap report

The €500 Billion Dutch Financing Gap report delves into the Netherland’s strong heritage in scaling growth companies and how it can create the next wave of companies for the future.

09 Dec 2022
3 min read

Forbes has announced its 2022 Midas List Europe

We're overjoyed to see our founder Klaus Hommels featured again as one of the top continental European investors.