Jeppe Zink is the General Partner at Northzone, who have investments in the likes of Spotify, Bloglovin and TrustPilot, just to name a few. Jeppe himself established the London office of Northzone and his primary areas of focus are fintech, SaaS, marketplaces and mobile and has made investments in Wallapop, SpaceApe Games and many more.
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In Today's Episode You Will Learn:
1.) How Hussein mad his way into the wonderful world of venture?
2.) What was it like to start a new fund with Hoxton and why did Hussein leave the security of Accel to start his own?
3.) Why did Hussein believe this was the stage with the most opportunity? Does he think there is too much capital chasing too few deals?
4.) With DarkTrace (portfolio company), Hoxton were the only VC money in at the early stage? How did that come about and what was it about Hoxton that made Mike take your money?
5.) Why did Hussein choose to setup the fund in London? What does he think is driving the surge in European tech with the rise of the Nordics etc?
6.) With Steve O’Hear Hussein stated he looks for brand new markets that are going to be formed (Playfish)? What does he think those are?
Items Mentioned In Today's Show:
Jeppe's Fave Blog: Strictly VC
Jeppe's Most Recent Investment: CrossLend
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