fundraising for alternative investment funds (50-250 M EUR)

Venture fund placement agent

GP-LP matchmaking

 

we onboard for your fund the right investors

EIF Investment placement

EIF (European Investment Fund) investments

 

we are experts on supporting new venture funds to secure EIF mandates

EU Grant writing SME1

fund marketing 

 

we run your fundraising campaign

fundraising for your fund

 

c*funds is a boutique fund placement agency, for diverse asset classes (venture capital, growth fund, debt venture, real estate, crypto asset and quantitative hedge fund).  Typical fund size is 100-200 M EUR/ serial funds. Current mandates are 400+ M EUR. Our clients are from Western Europe, CEE, Israel, US and Scandinavia.

Core values are smart fund data, business intelligence, a high level of digitalisation and young talents.

c*funds is built upon a passion and strong drive to change the traditional, rigid private equity market.

 

We…

…connect GPs to LPs to realize fast closings

benchmark funds to be able to get access to the most logical LP’s

…give access to an exclusive/relevant LP network in your investment area

…provide you with turnkey and compelling fundraising documents and run your fund marketing

…set up LP meetings for you and represent you in PE events

 

We are a transparent, accurate and highly committed team that has built up a credible fund activation expertise. Our motto: “Deeds matter more than words”.

380

M EUR fund mandates

40

percent success in fundraising

32

different country VC/PE partnerships

84

startups supported with investments or EU grants

our code of conduct:

  1. We love smart private equity market data – smart LP data / benchmarks / business intelligence around fundraising. This is our starting point in each campaign
  2. We use the best digital tools to support the success of fundraising; our most essential fundraiser business intelligence comes from our partnership with PitchBook (28.000 LP data)
  3. We produce tangible fundraising results – fund marketing campaign, mailings, LP f2f meetings, access to PE events
  4. We do what we promise
  5. We work transparently with our fund managers
  6. Our pricing is GP friendly
  7. We believe in gender and cultural diversity in private equity and we pursue that in our daily work with our c*funds team

want to know more?

have we gotten your interest in how we work and would you like to know more about what we do? Get in touch!

what our clients think of us

“c*fund’s very dynamic young team eases private equity fundraising and means great help for fund managers. Their professional work and support makes this lengthy process amazingly effective!”

Bence Makai, Partner

CEE Booster, Budapest

“Although based in the UK, we have found working with c*funds to be easy and their methods to be extremely helpful and professional and are very happy to recommend them.”

John Amstrong, CFO

One Click Licence (OCL), London

“A very dedicated and knowledgeable team that helped us succeed and go the extra mile! c*funds guided us well along the process and without them we would have spent 2-3x the amount of time. Absolutely worth it!”

Arthur Nobel, Co-founder

Flexpat

“c*funds has been a fundamental support for our startup and Katalin Gallyas is a force of good energy and business smarts!”

Rory Bain, CEO

Crack in the Head VR, Amsterdam

our clients

Cottonwood VC – early stage VC, high-tech/hard science (patented), Europe & N-America

Round2Cap – Growth debt, Soft/Hardware, IoT, Robotics, DACH

Urban US – seed stage VC, urban tech, energy, Europe, N-America & emerging

fundraising is
our expertise

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Katalin Gallyas

managing director

Katalin is an experienced fundraising agent & GP-LP matchmaker for investment funds. Started as an EU grant writer for startups and has grown through to investment matchmaker for startups and currently dedicated only for investment funds. Rich network in venture investing (VC’s, PE’s and family offices).

Motto: Large tickets. Fast progress. Fascination for Funds of Funds.

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Paul van Elk

strategic advisor & designer

Paul is a talented entrepreneur and he supports c*funds with a strong strategic focus. Next to this, he is also our graphic designer and he makes sure that all our fundraising documents (PPM’s, pitch decks, EIF applications) for our clients look visually engaging. His minimalistic, clear and playful design is a great contribution to the success of c*funds.  He is a driving force behind the brand c*funds. See his portfolio here: paulvanelk.amsterdam

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Andrea Rozemeijer

LP relation manager

Andrea is the beating heart in arranging the proprietary LP intelligence and direct relations with the relevant fund investors for c*funds. Andrea finds and analyzes all relevant open mandates and uses this to build a smart and dynamic LP database – which is the nourishing ground for our GP-LP match making. She brings a high level of diligence and structure to c*funds and her digital marketing skills make c*funds shine.

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Diána Páti

GP relation manager

Diána is an experienced and skilled investment memorandum writer and talented project manager with a background in startup ecosystem building in Belgium. She enjoys helping promising GP’s/fund managers to raise funds, polish fund business plans and run the GP-LP matchmaking campaigns.

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Réka Matheidesz

senior business developer

Réka has wide ranging experience from business incubation (CEO) till urban smart city projects management. Skilled in negotiations and setting up new organisations, funds. Experienced EIF mandate writer. She speaks the language of fund investors, scale ups and fund managers. Motto: Building bridges, nothing is too complex!

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Tobias de Graaf

growth hacker

Tobias is a growth hacker and entrepreneur, combining the best of both worlds. In addition to being an early client of c*funds with his own startup, he is in charge of online growth and growth hacking strategy. Find out more about Tobias at tobiasdegraaf.nl.

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