Index Starts New Fund For Europe’s Elder Tech Companies

Index Ventures, the VC firm whose portfolio includes NetVibes, Skype and Joost, is closing a new 400 million euro (£298 million) fund aimed at bigger, later-stage investments. The existing fund, dubbed “IV LP”, has concentrated on seed and early-stage investments since 1996. This new one, which again covers technology and biotech, is a nod to “the maturation of Europe