BlackFin dives into European Fintech

Published: August 8, 2017

Venture capital and private equity firm BlackFin Capital Partners has completed a more than €100mn first closing for a European business technology fund, with the fund’s founding partner telling EMEA Finance that the aim is to become a leading investor on the continent.

The BlackFin Tech Fund 1 will invest in financial technology, insurance technology and regulatory technology and counts initial investors such as French government agency Bpifrance, Vaudoise Assurances Group, Groupama Group, Société Générale’s insurance arm Sogecap, Natixis Assurances and Swiss Life among its early backers. 

“There is a unique combination of factors that make investing in FinTech and InsurTech opportunities particularly attractive,” Paul Mizrahi told EMEA Finance.

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