our services

Venture fund placement agent

GP/LP Matching Making


we provide full service GP/LP match making and fund placement. we find and broker new LPs to get on board of your fund.

EIF Investment placement

EIF co-Investments


we prepare and help your promising fund to obtain an EIF co-investment.

EU Grant writing SME1

Review & Raise


we review and design your fund documentation, whether you are a VC or a scaleup: from investment proposals to EU grants. using those documents we also help scaleups raise investments.

fundraising for your fund with c*funds


Are you keen to realize fast closing for your new fund? Looking for an EIF co-investment? In need of LPs for your new fund? Looking for guidance on your fund documentation on how to make them compelling and credible? We help you with all your fundraising needs and matchmaking. Using our 10-week sprint method we provide you with frictionless compliant fund documentation, set up fund placement campaigns and give access to the EIF mandates. You can expect: laser sharp focus and proficiency in fund management to support your fundraising journey, access and activation to the right investors for your new fund supported by convincing fund documentation, to close the deals.

To see what is your best financing fit:



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what makes c*funds special

We are also techies and entrepreneurs

We are passionate and keep a strong focus on fundraising

We speak the language of fund managers, investors and the EU

We are a very persistent and dedicated team

We hate wasting time just like you, therefore we work lean and diligent

We combine fundraising with delightful, minimalistic design

fully powered by our productivity plug-ins:

c*funds continuously works with the most promising PE and venture funds all over the world with a great deal flow and outstanding previous fund performance.


We have noticed the asset management market often lacks good digital and matchmaker skills. To keep up and not waste time, our team has integrated the very best of financial business intelligence and efficiency tools to make the fundraising and investment matchmaking more fun and much more efficient.  Pitchbook is one of our most important tools to track financial transactions and filter out the best investment possibilities. Since October 2018,  c*funds has a partnership with PitchBook to use the most sophisticated fundraising modules for our clients.

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what our clients think of us

“C*Funds has helped us during our pursuit for SME2 funding. During that period C*Funds has shown in-depth knowledge of the application process and provided excellent input enabling us to improve our proposal. C*Funds has showed added value all the way and is well recommended.”

Dave Hoogendoorn, Partner


“C*Funds platform is really a powerful system to properly implement the application for the EU Grant. In addition Katalin is really smart and very helpful during the whole proposal development. Absolutely recommended and fundamental for any start-up looking for support with EU funding”

Massimiliano Formenti, Director

Stephenson Academy

“Katalin and Diana at c*funds were absolutely incredible during our proposal development process. Both show clear expertise in this area and were able to give us strong guidance in how best to position our project. They were also extremely efficient in the writing process and helped us pull together a very strong proposal in a very short time frame. Would absolutely recommend them to any startup looking for support with EU funding.”

Devan Hughes, Co-Founder & CEO


“The cooperation with c-funds was stimulating. In just a few meetings we got insights in the misty world of Eu-subsidies. Being used to realising last-minute achievements ourselves, c-funds was not afraid to adjust to our culture. Their merciless last minute comments definitely brought our application to the next level.”

Pieter Haasnoot, Co-Founder


“The team of c*funds is unbelievably helpful and knowledgeable that helped us with our first SME 1 proposal. We received the right guidance and support which resulted in our first successful submission. We are surely not there yet, so we’re looking forward to our next step together with c*funds.

Many many thanks again! To our colleague start-ups: working with c*funds is 100% worth it.

P.s. due to you guys we saved at least 2 months time!”

Mo Radjab | Co-founder


“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


“I am very happy to recommend c*funds. c*funds saved us time by helping to write the proposal. Their knowledge of EU subsidies and experience in submitting proposals helped us to save time and effort that we can best dedicate to developing the business. The result of our partnership with c*funds was an EU seal of excellence twice, reflecting the high score of our proposals”

Bernd Vinke, Co-founder


“c*funds helped our startup find funding opportunities and provided the insider knowledge needed to create successful proposals. Working with them ensured that we were on the right track throughout the bidding process and resulted in us winning significant funding.”

Helen McNally

Spend Network, London

“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

“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

“c*funds helps startups and scale ups get additional funding through the difficult processes of European Commission, regional funds and funding opportunities you never heard of…”

Niek van der Voort, Co-Founder

Last Mason

“Katalins expertise on startup funding is incredibly valuable. c*funds opened up the possibilities of EU funding for us in a clear, meaningful and smart way.”

Tobias de Graaf, Co-Founder


our clients

coming soon: overview of investment management companies we have helped with gaining access to EIF co-investments or other funding opportunities


Publicism – Their blockchain based technology facilitates free press

Carcel – Danish design, 100% natural materials,  made by women in prison

OCL – The world’s first micro-licensing framework

startup accelerators

Fashion for Good™ – the global initiative that’s here to make all fashion good

cfunds, startup accelerator investment consults

Rockstart – Pre-seed and seed stage startups in Amsterdam

cfunds, EU startup funds expert

Startup Bootcamp IoT

fundraising is
our expertise

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Katalin Gallyas


Katalin is the fund placement agent & GP-LP deal broker for investment funds. She has 10+ years experience in corporate finance and EU grant writing and is an expert in writing EIF Equity co-investment applications. Due to her background, Katalin has a rich network in venture investing (VC’s, PE’s and family offices).

Motto: Large tickets. Big ideas. Fast progress.

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Paul van Elk

co-founder & designer

Paul is a talented designer who assures that all submitted EU startup grants proposals, reports and tenders are outstanding and eye-catching. His minimalistic, clear vision about design and corporate identity is a huge asset in the company. See his portfolio here: paulvanelk.amsterdam

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Andrea Rozemeijer

account & project manager

Andrea has a wide range of experience in aiding startups and social enterprises. She is a structured, practical and creative innovator with a just do it mentality. Her logistical skills are unique and she guides clients effectively and efficiently towards their funding goals.

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Diána Páti

account & project manager

Diana is an experienced and skilled EU investment proposal writer and project manager with a background in startup ecosystem building in Belgium. She enjoys helping promising startups to raise funds, polish business plans and execute internationalization strategies.

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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 cfunds with his own startup, he is in charge of marketing and guards the online growth. Find out more about Tobias at tobiasdegraaf.nl.

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