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Reed Elsevier Ventures

Reed Elsevier Ventures is the corporate venture capital fund for Reed Elsevier.

Founded in 2000, Reed Elsevier Ventures is a London based venture capital firm. We are backed by one of the world’s most successful media and information companies, Reed Elsevier.

Our mission is to invest in entrepreneurs and management teams that have the vision to build great companies. We take an active role in the development of our companies and help our entrepreneurs to build value via our extensive network of industry contacts & business relationships.

Our portfolio of companies is part of a large, extended family of businesses that also includes the entire Reed Elsevier Group. Collaboration is actively encouraged and supported.

Our focus is high growth, internet, media & technology businesses based in the US, Europe or Israel. Our typical sectors include: new media, mobile, big data & analytics, healthcare information & software and groundbreaking analytic technologies.

We will invest at any stage of a company’s development, from early/seed stage to growth capital and whatever our initial capital investment, we remain committed to helping the company achieve market leadership.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Gigaom 2/2014Series F$8M4
TigerText 1/2014Series B$21M7
Martini Media Inc 8/2013Series D$14M4
SpaceCurve 6/2013Series B$5M4
YCharts 5/2013Series C$3.9M2
Treato 4/2013Series B$14.5M3
babbel 3/2013Series B$10M4
Activate Networks 11/2012Series B$10M2
Struq 4/2012Series A$8.5M3
Martini Media Inc 12/2011Venture Round$13M4
Seedcamp 9/2011Venture Round€2M6
Gigaom 5/2011Series E$6M3
Fingerprint 4/2011Venture Round$1.4M4
SpaceCurve 8/2010Seed$1.1M2
Martini Media Inc 6/2010Series B$6.29M3
Healthline Networks 4/2010Series C$14M3
Fina Technologies 12/2009Series A$4.5M1
Jobster 4/2008Series D$7M4
Siperian 1/2008Series E$25M9
Jobster 7/2006Series C$18M4
Netli 2/2006Venture Round$18M7 2/2006Series C$12.4M3



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  1. Gigaom Raises $8M in Funding ( [edit]
  2. TigerText Raises $21M To Bring Its Secure, Mobile Messaging Platform To The Healthcare Industry ( [edit]
  3. Martini Media Raises $14M To Target Ads At Rich People ( [edit]
  4. Big data startup SpaceCurve raises $10M ( [edit]
  5. Financial Analysis Co. YCharts Adds $3.9M Third Round ( [edit]
  6. Treato Raises $14.5m from OrbiMed, New Leaf and Reed Elsevier ( [edit]
  7. Language Startup Babbel Closes $10M Series B Funding To Expand Globally, Build Team ( [edit]
  8. Activate Networks Closes $10m Series B Financing Round ( [edit]
  9. Struq Secures $8.5 million From Reed Elsevier, Pentech, Allen & Co ( [edit]
  10. Marketing Network Martini Media Raises $13 Million ( [edit]
  11. Seedcamp Expands; Adds €2 Million To Its Coffers, Partners With 500 Startups, AngelList ( [edit]
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  13. Fingerprint to Launch Mobile Learning and Play Network for Kids and Their Grown Ups ( [edit]
  14. SpaceCurve Raises $1.1M in Venture Capital ( [edit]
  15. Reed Elsevier Ventures Leads Martini Media’s $6 Million Second Round ( [edit]
  16. Health search engine Healthline raises $14M ( [edit]
  17. Fina Technologies closes $4.5M Series A round. ( [edit]
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  19. Siperian, master data management co, gets $25M more ( [edit]
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  21. Netli raises $18M funding ( [edit]
  22. AdWeek Article ( [edit]
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