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Milestone Systems
(Software)
Dick Costolo
(Business)
Accel Partners
(Finance and Banking)
Eden Ventures
(Finance and Banking)
Venture capital
(Finance and Banking)
Jersey
(Geographical area)
Songkick
(Tech)
 

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Index Ventures

Knowledge Identifier: &Index_Ventures

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Index Ventures

Venture capital investment firm based in Geneva, Switzerland, with offices in London, Jersey, and starting in 2011, San Francisco add

Category: Business (2)

Founded in 1996.

Countries: (45%), United States (20%), United Kingdom (20%)

Main connections: Milestone Systems, Dick Costolo, Accel Partners

Linked to: Private Company, Forbes, GlaxoSmithKline, RPX Corporation

 

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1996

The firm was founded in 1996 by Neil Rimer, David Rimer and Giuseppe Zocco add something


2006

Last.fm - In 2006 the company received the first round of venture capital funding from European investors Index Ventures, whose General Partners Neil Rimer and Danny Rimer joined Last


2007

In 2007 Index ventures partner Danny Rimer was named to Forbes Magazine's Midas List of the world's 25 best deal makers in venture capital add something

 

Venture capital - Leading early-stage venture capital investors in Europe include Mark Tluszcz of Mangrove Capital Partners and Danny Rimer of Index Ventures, both of whom were named on "Forbes" Magazine's Midas List of the world's top dealmakers in technology venture capital in 2007


2008

Milestone Systems - In August 2008 the company received external funding through a growth fund of Index Ventures to establish additional financial strength to utilize more opportunities of the fast-growing IP video surveillance market

 

Milestone Systems - In August 2008 the company received external funding through a growth fund of Index Ventures to establish additional financial strength to utilize more opportunities of the fast-growing IP video surveillance market


2010

Swipely - May 12, 2010 Founder and CEO Angus Davis sits on Swipely's board of directors along with Danny Rimer, partner at Index Ventures, and Josh Kopelman, partner at First Round Capital


2011

"'Index Ventures"' is a venture capital investment firm based in Geneva, Switzerland, with offices in London, Jersey, and starting in 2011, San Francisco add something


2012

Believe.in - It began with initial funding from the cabinet office followed by an 'angel' round of funding in April, 2012 from investors including Jonty Hurwitz, Federico Pirzio-Biroli and Mark Sainsbury with additional seed funding from British-based Index Ventures and Silicon Valley located Greylock Partners, venture capitalists behind technology start-ups including Dropbox, Songkick, Facebook and LinkedIn among others

 

Adzuna - In January 2012, Adzuna announced further investment of £500,000 from Index Ventures and The Accelerator Group to expand into other verticals and countries

 

Passion Capital - In October 2012, Passion Capital announced joint office hours in London with ten other venture capital firms including Index Ventures, &Accel_Partners, Balderton Capital, and Eden Ventures


2016

In February 2016, the firm announced Dick Costolo and Shardul Shah as partners add something

 

Dick Costolo - In February 2016, Costolo joined Index Ventures as a partner


2017

Neil Rimer was named the number one venture capitalist in Europe in "Forbes"' inaugural Midas List Europe 2017 add something


2018

In 2018, Index launched the Index Ventures summer fellowship to support innovative student entrepreneurs add something