A €100 million capital venture fund investing in digital businesses across Europe. The fund will be invested in a return-oriented manner and supported businesses will be assisted towards a successful exit opportunity within four to seven years.
The programme has a total value of €100 million to be made available through capital venture investments.
BVP will offer additional support alongside any financial investments it makes. It will provide businesses with an extensive network of expertise, opportunities to reach global markets and what it describes as a “deep solution-kit for entrepreneurial challenges”, together with an in-depth technical understanding.
The Bauer Venture Partners (BVP) Fund is a €100 million capital venture fund that has been established to invest in digital businesses across Europe over the next ten years.
Through the investment programme BVP wants to fully understand the businesses, products and technologies it is supporting. For areas outside the funder’s core competencies, BVP will partner with specialist co-investors to deliver maximum value.
The fund will be invested in a return-oriented manner and supported businesses will be assisted towards a successful exit opportunity within four to seven years.
Although there are no specific exclusions cited within the programme guidelines, those wishing to apply are advised to liaise with the funding provider in the first instance to discuss eligibility.
Highly-scalable digital start-up, seed and early-stage technology businesses from across Europe may qualify for investment through the programme.
Whilst businesses operating across all technologies will be considered, disruptive technology in fast growing markets will be the prime focus of the programme.
Match funding is not a stipulated requirement of this programme.
The fund will primarily focus on supporting software development, including ad-tech, fintech, media, health and SaaS.
Applications may be proposed at any time.
Frequency: Rolling programme.
Link to guidelines:
Further advice and assistance with submitting an application may be sought directly from the Bauer Media Group.