Founded in 1986 as part of the Caisse des Depots group at the instigation of Henri de Lapparent, and investing internationally as early as 1991, the team became independent at the end of 2003 as Iris Capital. The team has always coherently and exclusively held a sector-specialisation covering media, telecoms, IT and Internet, or as it is known today, the digital economy.

We proactively look for companies which have the potential to be leaders in their domestic and international market. We invest in experienced teams, cutting edge technologies, high-growth markets and business models that are viable and sustainable. We can invest at different stages: from effective start of revenue generation to growth capital for profitable companies.

We are interested in product and service companies as well as enabling technologies in our areas of interest: digital economy, and among others, social and new digital media, Internet and mobile services, Cloud Computing, new networking and softwware technologies, etc.

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Investor
HQ
Paris, FR
Founded
1986
Iris Capital was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Paris, FR
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Key People/Management at Iris Capital

Erik de la Rivière

Erik de la Rivière

Managing Partner
Erkan Kilicaslan

Erkan Kilicaslan

Managing Partner
Antoine Garrigues

Antoine Garrigues

Managing Partner
Pierre de Fouquet

Pierre de Fouquet

Managing Partner
Alexander Wiedmer

Alexander Wiedmer

Partner
Julien-David Nitlech

Julien-David Nitlech

Partner
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Iris Capital Office Locations

Iris Capital has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
62 Rue Pierre Charron
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Iris Capital News and Updates

Iris Capital launches €250m European tech investment fund

Iris Capital, a Paris-based venture capital firm, has raised €250m to invest in European tech. The post Iris Capital launches €250m European tech investment fund appeared first on Tech City News.

Iris Capital collects 250 mln euros for new venture fund

Iris Capital has raised 250 million euros for its new venture fund. IrisNext will invest mostly in European tech startups. Among the investors in the fund are Orange, Publicis, Valeo, Bpifrance and BRED Banque Populaire.

European VC firm Iris Capital closes $280 million fund for multi-stage startups in Europe and U.S.

Iris Capital, a European VC firm headquartered in Paris, has announced the first closing of a new €250 million ($280 million) fund aimed at seed-to-growth stage startups. The fund, called IrisNext, was first announced back in 2015 and it was originally scheduled to close in 2016. IrisNext investors …

Iris Capital closes its €250 million European investment fund IrisNext

Paris VC firm Iris Capital has announced the close of its new €250 million IrisNext fund for investing in European companies from seed to growth stages. Investors in IrisNext include Orange, Publicis, Valeo, and state-backed investment bank Bpifrance. The fund will invest between €1 million and €30 …
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