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Draper Esprit’s recent investments include start-up bank N26, which operates in Ireland.

Dublin and London-listed venture capital company Draper Esprit said on Monday that it was “on track” to meet its net asset value growth expectations f(...)

Almost 8 per cent of European start-ups founded last year were AI companies, compared with about 3 per cent in 2015

Two-fifths of Europe’s artificial intelligence start-ups do not use any AI programmes in their products, according to a report that highlights the hyp(...)

Graphcore has built a new kind of processor and software specifically designed for machine intelligence. Photograph: iStock

Dublin and London-listed venture capital company Draper Esprit is among a suite of investors that took part in a $200 million (€176 million) fundraisi(...)

This is the second time Draper Esprit has backed Crowdcube. Photograph: iStock

Draper Esprit, the Dublin- and London-listed tech-focused venture capital firm, has led an £8.5 million (€9.73 million) investment in Crowdcube, one o(...)

Draper Esprit invested £7.4m in fintech group Revolut in May.

Dublin and London-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit returned 20 per cent to its investors in the first six months of the year, driven by a str(...)

Draper Esprit CEO Simon Cook: “With our resources combined as genuine partners we will be able to help European entrepreneurs scale their global ambitions even higher”

Dublin and London-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit has teamed up with Berlin-based Earlybird in a move that could lead to a merger between th(...)

Simon Cook said now is a particularly good time to be investing in tech companies in Europe

Dublin and London-listed venture capital group Draper Esprit is expecting to announce at least two investments in Irish technology companies in the co(...)

Revolut is one of a number of fast-growing tech firms to be backed by Draper Esprit

Draper Esprit, the Dublin- and London-listed venture capital firm, is raising £176 million (€200 million) in long-term capital to enable further inves(...)

One of Draper Esprit’s investments in the 12 months to the end of March included an £18 million investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain security company Ledger. Photograph: iStock

Venture capital firm Draper Esprit has recorded 50 per cent growth in its primary portfolio as both its investments and the fair value of the portfoli(...)

Draper Esprit’s acquisition includes a stake in fintech company Transferwise. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-listed venture capital group Draper Esprit has acquired two funds from a seed fund business for £17.9 million (€20 million). As a result of t(...)

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