Before joining Prime, Nick worked at the Randstad Innovation Fund, the corporate venture capital fund of the Randstad Group, investing in early stage companies active in shaping the world of work. Nick started his career as an investment analyst at Dutch Expansion Capital (DEC) a venture capital firm investing in high tech companies. While at Dutch Expansion Capital, Nick worked on several seed and early stage investments and was part of the team that founded Startupbootcamp HighTechXL, an accelerator program for global high tech startups. Prior to Dutch Expansion Capital he completed an internship at the Financial Advisory services of Ernst&Young. Nick holds an MSc degree in Computer Engineering and Informatics from one of the top Technical Universities of Greece and an MSc in Finance and Investments (cum laude) from Rotterdam School of Management.
Role: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Prime Ventures (Prime) is a leading Venture Capital firm founded in 1999 and focusing on investing in European companies in technology and related industries. Prime leverages its capital, experience and network to actively guide the portfolio companies into global category leaders. From its offices in The Netherlands and the UK, the independent partnership manages 500 million euro in committed capital. Typically Prime invests 1 to 15 million euro initially and expects to invest 5 to 25 million euro over all financing rounds, seeking a 10-40% ownership depending on the stage of the investment. Prime usually acts as lead investor. In the Prime portfolio are companies like Greetz, Civolution, Takeaway.com and Mendix (Netherlands), IPDiA (France), Eutechnyx (UK), AppLift (Germany) and CINT (Sweden).
Organisation Type: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Markets: Internet; Software; Financial Services Software
Product/Technology:ICT Energy; Clean Technology; Environment; Semiconductors; Web & Mobility; Financial Tech; Software & IT Services; Webmedia