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Solar energy back on VCs' agenda?
19 March 2015 10:55 by Tornado Staff
European VCs have never showed tremendous appetite for solar power deals. But solar companies became even less attractive to VC investors in recent years.

Deal activity in Europe: London is back on top (after five years)
21 November 2014 12:29 by Niels Valkering
Tornado Insiderís preliminary data for 2014 reveals that of all European cities, most deals have been raised by companies in London.

Interim score for 2014 deal activity: UK back in pole position
11 November 2014 15:00 by Niels Valkering
Thus far in the year 338 equity investments have been reported by UK tech companies; 21.5% of the European total. France follows at a fair distance with 300 deals (19.1%).

E-commerce growth prompts VCs to back payment solutions
23 October 2012 15:36 by Niels Valkering
Some months ago we reported on the impressive jump in VC funding pouring into European Internet shops. Simultaneously, online and mobile payments companies became increasingly attractive to investors.

Online shops are a prime destination for venture capital
13 July 2012 17:01 by Niels Valkering
Tornado Insider has seen deal activity in internet stores surge in recent years: from 36 deals in 2008 to 145 deals in 2011.

Tornado Insider reports on informal investment in the Netherlands
3 July 2012 15:11 by Niels Valkering
Tornado Insider has finished a research report on the informal investment climate in the Netherlands.

Downturn in Dutch investment climate for tech start-ups
26 June 2012 16:31 by Niels Valkering
Tornado Insider recently finished its 7th annual report on the Dutch investment climate for technology startups. It revealed increased concern among both entrepreneurs and VCs.

VC analysis 2011: France keeps pole position, Germany edges out UK
22 February 2012 12:00 by Niels Valkering
French VC deal flow surged in 2010 when the country overtook long-time European frontrunner the UK. In 2011 France held on to its first place by slightly increasing its tally with 3 deals to a total of 263.

VC analysis 2011: Internet continues surge, cleantech loses ground
10 February 2012 10:51 by Niels Valkering
As we reported on Wednesday, venture capital funding for tech companies in Europe is still widely available. This post will report on the sector breakdown for 2011.

VC funding in European tech companies remains strong in 2011
8 February 2012 18:35 by Niels Valkering
Venture capital funding was still flowing into European tech companies in 2011. While the economic outlook on the continent turned dark, VCs were willing to support Europeís tech talent.

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Addex Therapeutics
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