BERLIN (Reuters) – Index Ventures said on Thursday it had raised $ 3.1 billion from investors, increasing the scale of its operations amid an unprecedented boom in venture capital financing, after raising $ 2 billion on last year.
Index said it would allocate $ 900 million of the money raised to early stage investments and $ 2 billion to growth stage bets, in addition to $ 200 million in seed funding that has already been announced.
London-based Index, which was founded in 1996, has backed several companies that recently went public, including Deliveroo, Trustpilot, Wise, Roblox, and Confluent.
He has also invested in the stock trading app Robinhood, which has announced its intention to float in New York and is seeking a $ 35 billion valuation.
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