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Making every conversation count; leading the series B funding round in Aircall

We are delighted to announce that we are leading a series B funding round in cloud voice SaaS platform, Aircall. With an ambition to be the phone system of every SME globally, Aircall provides an easy to set up, flexible, scalable and open platform to an SME market worth $10bn in the U.S. alone.

An Interview with Dr Andy Blackwell: hope is on the horizon for mental health care

This week (14th – 20th May 2018), the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is recognising #mentalhealthawarenessweek. In response, we interviewed portfolio member and CSO of IESO Digital, Andy Blackwell.

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Genomics 👉 SynBio: Welcome Evonetix

The genomic century has only just started. Get your seatbelts on! Today, we are delighted to announce that Draper Esprit and DCVC are leading a $12.3m investment in Cambridge UK based company, Evonetix . Vishal Gulati will be joining the board along with Matt Ocko, co founder of DCVC, and a leading voice in Silicon Valley deep tech VC community.

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Securing cryptoassets and blockchain applications: our investment in Ledger

We are excited to announce today that Draper Esprit is leading a $75 million series B round in Ledger.

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Draper Esprit announces the sale of portfolio company Clavis Insights to Ascential plc

Draper Esprit announces the sale of portfolio company Clavis Insights (“Clavis”) the leading eCommerce insights company to Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L) (“Ascential”), the global business-to-business information company for an initial cash consideration of $119 million paid in December 2017.

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Perkbox: an engaging investment in human happiness

We are very pleased to announce our latest investment in Perkbox, the fast growing employee and customer engagement company, based in London.

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