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[Funding alert] Brussels-based SaaS B2B European Fund welovefounders Launches €35M Funding

Oct 20, 2023 | By Startup Rise EU

Welovefounders, a Brussels-based SaaS B2B European Fund, launches a €35M fundraising round. The investors aim to assist up to 15 startups with product market fit, go-to-market strategies, and board member participation, thereby easing the difficulties faced by early-stage businesses.

Welovefounders, a Brussels-based SaaS B2B European Fund, launches a €35M fundraising round. The investors aim to assist up to 15 startups with product market fit, go-to-market strategies, and board member participation, thereby easing the difficulties faced by early-stage businesses.

Partners of Welovefounders include:

Olivier Mertens, founder of the Metaverse Taatu: later oversaw Sambrinvest's digital startup investments, supporting over 30 businesses and sitting on the boards of more than 25 others, including Shippr, PricingPact, Shyfter, EMAsphere, and Urbantz.

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The founder of Odyssey, a business with over 700 workers and annual sales of over €80 million, was Antoine Duchateau.

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The deal-by-deal fund's creator, Olivier Tabery, invested over €30 million in businesses like Airbnb, SpaceX, Klarna, Perlego, and Masters.

Thomas Goubau was the creator of Aproplan, which subsequently merged with Geniebelt to become Letsbuild.

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Together, they have founded four businesses, two funds, and more than 70 technology firms, investing in them at various stages from pre-seed to pre-IPO. Within the next 18 months, the fund hopes to raise an additional €20 million. Its initial closing, which raised €15 million, was successful.

About welovefounders

A new generation of European creators with international aspirations will be supported by welovefounders, a European early-stage SaaS B2B venture capital fund.

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