Specialized in investing at the intersection of Tech and creativity, Felix Capital announces the launch of a new fund, with a budget of 150 million dollars. It is the second vehicle managed by the company, the first being endowed with 120 million dollars. Various foundations, as well as pension funds, funds of funds and family offices participated in the closing.
Felix Capital, which invests in early-stage, focuses above all on European companies, while allowing itself the possibility of investing in the United States. The tickets invested range from 2 to 5 million dollars per operation, with the possibility of going up to 10 million dollars for projects with very high potential. “This fund is dedicated to financing the growth of young companies in the digital sector (…), in particular new brands and technologies for brands (including Internet, commerce, media, mobile and SaaS services)“, The firm said in a press release. Based in London, Felix Capital has notably invested in companies such as Farfetch, which recently raised $ 397 million from JD.com, Deliveroo, Frichti and Mirakl.
In parallel with the closing of its new fund, the company headed by Frenchman Frédéric Court (photo of one) announces the arrival of new recruits in its team, currently made up of 8 people. Finally, Felix Capital is advised by personalities such as David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, Lopo Champalimaud, founder of Treatwell, or Henri Moissinac, who works at Uber.