Index Launches €350M Fund With Eye On Tech Sector

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT) -- European venture capital outfit Index Ventures on Monday unveiled a new €350 million ($440.3 million) technology-focused fund that flouts the continent's current economic situation with a strong commitment to investments in American, European and Israeli companies.

The new fund caps off the firm's one-year initiative to raise €1 billion of new capital for investment in early- and growth-stage technology and life sciences companies, according to Index.

The firm, whose portfolio has included Internet-based smashes such as Skype, British online fashion retailer ASOS and social networking games...
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