The number of European startups in search of funding and full of ambition to compete on the global stage has never been greater. U.S.-based venture capital funds are in prime position to take advantage of the opportunity of investing in a dynamic market which is less competitive and has lower valuations than the U.S. The key to successful venture capital investing in Europe is to understand the differences in this landscape and identify ways to turn these untapped ventures into opportunities.
What are the key factors you need to consider before hopping across the pond in search of the next Soundcloud, Shazam or Criteo? Here are the top tips that every U.S. VC needs to know about executing venture capital deals in Europe:
Noting the above will be invaluable to the deal execution process in Europe – and the ability of a U.S. VC to execute quickly and seamlessly will be seen as a positive by the European entrepreneurial community.