BACKED is the human-centric venture capital fund. We invest in exceptional founders, at Seed, in Europe. We provide founders with an extensive support system to catalyse their development as a company operators and leaders. Through our Founder Experience Platform and energetic portfolio community we help entrepreneurs across all areas of a startup: from talent management to business development, further fundraising and international expansion. Founded in 2015 by partners Andre de Haes and Alex Brunicki, we invest across sectors including BioTech, Entertainment, Financial Services, Industry 4.0 and more. Investments to date include Hutch, Pollen, Thought Machine, LabGenius, THIS, Enterprise Alumni, and many more. Put People First | Be An Apprentice | Push the Limits | Bring Good Energy. Since 2015.

Investment size
€500K to €3M
Late seed
Enterprise Software
Media & Entertainment
Industry 4.0
Future of Work
Investment Geography
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, UK, France
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