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Sector-Focused Success 🎯

Speedinvest News
Issue #11 • View online
Speedinvest News
It’s no secret that we believe entrepreneurs build stronger companies when they have access to sector-focused expertise. That’s why our (now) six investment teams staffed with industry pros work side-by-side with our founders to help them dominate their markets.
The teams and their portfolios continue to fire on all cylinders 🚀
  • Deep Tech invests in the latest venture from Lasse Andresen (former Sun Microsystems CTO) that’s building a Web 3.0 identity platform
  • Fintech and our portfolio company, Finary, make their national TV debut in France
  • The Health team is growing and publishes an exclusive landscape of what founders are doing in the BeNeLux market
  • Industrial Tech releases their annual deep-dive report into the sector (and the future is digital and green!) in collaboration with Dealroom
  • Our new team of self-proclaimed SaaS & Infra nerds unveils their investment thesis
And our Marketplaces & Consumer team wraps up co-hosting the biggest marketplace-specific conference in the world with our friends at Battery Ventures.
Enough teasing. Start reading. There’s a lot to catch up on!

That’s a wrap on The 2021 Marketplace Conference!
With over 600 online attendees, a fantastic lineup of over 30 marketplace speakers and panelists like Andrew Chen of a16z, masterclasses and (of course) networking, it was one heck of a ride!
In case you missed it, our Paola Vivoli chatted with 3 of the keynote speakers in advance. You can read their conversations below.
Logistics: An Interview with Laura Behrens Wu, Founder & CEO at Shippo
The Creator Economy: An Interview with CEO Bremner Morris
Fintech-Enabled Marketplaces: An Interview with Pete Flint of NFX
Portfolio News
TIER raises $200m at $2bn valuation
New Investments
Seafair is Streamlining the Shipping Labor Market
The Access Layer for the Decentralized Economy: Our Investment in Unstoppable Finance
The Identity Platform for Web 3.0: 
Our Investment in IndyKite
Harnessing the Power of Open Banking: 
Our Investment in kevin.
From the Team
+600 applied and 9 were chosen...
Our new SaaS & Infra team hits the ground running!
Andrea Zitna of Elvie joins Speedinvest!
Vienna’s tech startup ecosystem is getting a lot of attention
Fintech (and Speedinvest) in France
Sector Reports
Industrial Tech 2021: Industry is Crucial for Solving the Climate Crisis
Digital Health in Europe: Cautiously Bullish in BeNeLux
Careers in Tech
Portfolio & Speedinvest Jobs Board
Spotlight Open Positions
See you next month!
Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €500m+ AUM and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Our focused investment teams partner with founders building Consumer Tech, Deep Tech, Digital Health, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Marketplaces, and SaaS startups. 
Each of our portfolio companies also has full access to our in-house Platform+ team of operational experts who provide tailored growth marketing, people (HR), US business development, and networking support throughout every stage of their journeys.
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