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Websiteplayfaircapital.com
Blogplayfaircapital.c...
Twitter@playfaircapital
Phone+44 (0)203 697 9210
Emailinfo@playfaircapi...
Employees
Founded2011

Funds

Playfair Fund, 1/2011 £10M

Offices

Warner Yard
8 Warner Yard
London, EC1R 5EY, GBR

People

Founder
Partner and Finance Director
Partner and Legal Director
Investment Team
Media and Operations Manager

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Playfair Capital

Playfair Capital is a London based investment firm founded by Federico Pirzio-Biroli in 2011. Playfair invests £25k-£300k in disruptive early stage technology startups across multiple sectors and geographies. Our portfolio consists of 25+ startups, including Duedil, Mobius Motors, Stratajet, Good.co, StreetHub, OP3Nvoice, OnDevice Research, Mixlr, and Appear Here.

Playfair Capital owns and operates the Warner Yard co-working space in London’s Clerkenwell area. Warner Yard is home to over a dozen startups and Angel/Seed funds, as well as the London outpost of the Techstars startup accelerator.

Find us on @playfaircapital and playfaircapital.com

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Birdback 2/2014Venture Round$2.4M4
StreetHub 12/2013Seed$1.2M4
Appear Here 11/2013Venture Round£1M8
Good.Co 11/2013Seed$1.45M6
Festicket 3/2013Seed$680k3
Admedo Ltd 2/2013Venture Round£250k3
Blottr 2/2013Venture Round$612k2

Videos

Above:

Warner Yard opening video

Added: 1/28/14
Above:

Federico Pirzio-Biroli on Silicon Real

Added: 1/28/14

Sources

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  2. Portfolio Companies (playfaircapital.com) [edit]
  3. Birdback Raises $2.4M To Replace Wallet-Bulging Vouchers & Loyalty Cards With Card-Linked Fintech (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. StreetHub Raises $1.2M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. Appear Here, The UK Pop-Up Shop And Short-Term Retail Space Marketplace, Raises £1 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Good.co Raises $1.3M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. Festicket, The Booking Platform For Festival Goers, Raises $680K As It Expands With B2B Offering (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Adizio Raised £250K in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. With A Revenue Model In Sight, Crowdsourced News Service Blottr Raises $612K For Its Content Syndication Platform NewsPoint (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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