Google launches European arm of venture capital fund

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Google has announced the launch of a European arm of its venture capital fund, Google Ventures, with an initial funding of USD 100 million. The vehicle will aim to "invest in the best ideas from the best European entrepreneurs, and help them bring those ideas to life," said Google in a statement. The company will be based in Clerkenwell, near London's 'Silicon Roundabout' tech area. However, Google made it clear that the new fund's investments will be made throughout Europe. Speaking to the Financial Times, David Drummond, Google's senior vice president of corporate development, said the

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Companies: Google
Countries: Europe
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