They focus exclusively on the technology sector. It is a venture capital that does seed, early stage venture, later stage venture and private equity investments.
Atomico was founded in 2006 by Niklas Zennström, a co-founder of Skype. They have an international perspective and have invested in over 50 companies in over four continents.
How much do they invest?
On average they invest around $10M in interesting companies, the sum is dependent on your company’s needs. They will help your business become international category winners by investing knowledge and network.
How do they work?
Their sector expertise and deep network mean that they who and what that can add value to their portfolio companies. That is what they look for when evaluation your project.
This makes a difference to them
They look for outstanding companies that have a proven game-changing technology or a disruptive business model, which are showing real signs of traction and have the potential to become or are already an international category leader with a brand loved by users and customers.
Niklas Zennström - CEO & Founding Partner
He is an experienced entrepreneur, previously co-founding and managing globally successful technology companies including Skype, Kazaa, Joost, and Joltid. Niklas holds dual degrees in Business and MSc Engineering Physics/Computer Science from Uppsala University in Sweden.
Chris Barnes - Partner & COO
Chris joined the company after 23 years in two different private companies. He was involved in structuring, funding, portfolio investments and operation management. Chris is a Chartered Accountant and has a Double First in Economics and History from Cambridge University.
Startups they funded
Mapillary, Klarna, Truecaller, Farmdrop, last.fm. See the entire portfolio here.