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London, W1B 5AN, GBR

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Telefonica Ventures

Telefonica Ventures has offices in London, Silicon Valley and Madrid.

Telefónica Ventures aims to maximise the VC portfolio value within the Telefónica Group, enhance Telefónica’s relationship with start-ups and identify tomorrow’s opportunities.

Telefónica Ventures has four key operating principles:

  • To have presence in innovation hotspots
  • To take risks by investing in future bets
  • To be agile in taking advantage of opportunities
  • To have ownership and accountability of decisions

Telefónica Ventures focuses on early, mid and late stage funding rounds, particularly in Europe, US and Israel. It is especially keen to identify investment opportunities within Telefónica’s Digital service areas.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Blueliv 2/2014Venture Round€2.5M3
Expect Labs 7/2013Convertible Note6
TaskHub 1/2013Seed1
AddFleet 1/2013Convertible Note$260k1
EverythingMe 11/2012Series C$25M5
Hithru 10/2012Seed$50k1
AddFleet 9/2012Series A€3M2
Joyent 1/2012Series D$85M7
Quantenna Communications 10/2011Series E1
ASSIA 9/2011Series E$20M1
Amobee 3/2011Series D$18M1
ASSIA 10/2010Series D$20.8M9
Eventful 10/2008Series C$10M3
Amobee 8/2008Series C$22M7
Loomia 4/2008Series A$5M3
GestureTek 12/2007Series C$5M1
Kyte 12/2007Series B$15M5
Amobee 11/2007Series B2

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    Joyent (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    telefonica invests in semiconductor-solutions company quantenna (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  1. Telefónica and Kibo Ventures invest in Blueliv (blog.digital.telefonica.com) [edit]
  2. Expect Labs Raises More Funding for MindMeld App (allthingsd.com) [edit]
  3. Taskhub Receives Funding from Telefónica Ventures (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Telefonica Ventures Source [edit]
  5. Everything.me Announces a $25 Million Strategic Investment From Telefónica, SingTel Innov8, Mozilla and Existing Investors (businesswire.com) [edit]
  6. lacatedralonline.es [edit]
  7. addFleet Raises €3M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Telefonica Ventures Source [edit]
  10. Telefonica Ventures Source [edit]
  11. Telefonica Ventures Source [edit]
  12. ASSIA SECURES $20.8 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING (assia-inc.com) [edit]
  13. Eventful nabs a strategic investment and Ticketmaster partnership (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  14. Mobile Firm Amobee Raises $22 Million For Ad-Supported Cellphone Service (alleyinsider.com) [edit]
  15. Loomia raises $5M to make recommendations (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  16. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  17. Kyte announces funding, new features (scobleizer.com) [edit]
  18. Vodafone, Telefonica Take Stakes In Mobile Ad Firm Amobee (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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