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Firm typeVC
Global HQ

Bahnhofstrasse 18, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

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Thesis

Funding requirementsWe invest in ambitious internet and technology companies that can achieve global scale.
Lakestar’s mission is to find, fund and grow disruptive businesses - enabled by technology - that are founded by exceptional entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond. Founded by Klaus Hommels, the team’s early investments include Skype, Spotify, Facebook and Airbnb. Since raising its first fund in 2013, Lakestar manages an aggregated volume of over €1.2bn across three early stage funds and a growth fund.
The team actively advises and supports portfolio companies in marketing, recruitment, technology, product development and regulatory insight, accompanying founders from seed to early stage to growth stage or exit. Lakestar currently has the privilege of holding investments in Revolut, Blockchain.com, Opendoor, Oscar, GetYourGuide, Glovo, sennder, Eigen, FiveAI, Public.com, SoFi, Solarisbank, Uncapped, Rhino, ZEBEDEE and Hometogo to name a few. Lakestar has presence in Berlin, Zurich and London.
Funding stages2. Prototype3. Early Revenue4. Scaling5. Growth6. Pre-IPO
First cheque$100k to $70M
Target countries Albania Austria Belgium Belarus Bosnia-H Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France Finland Germany Georgia Greece Iceland Latvia Israel Luxembourg Liechtenstein Italy USA UK Ukraine Turkey Sweden Switzerland Serbia Spain Romania Portugal Poland Lithuania Malta Monaco Hungary Montenegro Slovakia Slovenia

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We invest in ambitious internet and technology companies that can achieve global scale. Lakestar’s mission is to find, fund and grow disruptive businesses - enabled by technology - that are founded by exceptional entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond. Founded by Klaus Hommels, the team’s early investments include Skype, Spotify, Facebook and Airbnb. Since raising its first fund in 2013, Lakestar manages an aggregated volume of over €1.2bn across three early stage funds and a growth fund. The team actively advises and supports portfolio companies in marketing, recruitment, technology, product development and regulatory insight, accompanying founders from seed to early stage to growth stage or exit. Lakestar currently has the privilege of holding investments in Revolut, Blockchain.com, Opendoor, Oscar, GetYourGuide, Glovo, sennder, Eigen, FiveAI, Public.com, SoFi, Solarisbank, Uncapped, Rhino, ZEBEDEE and Hometogo to name a few. Lakestar has presence in Berlin, Zurich and London.

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