growth, buyout, late stage venture, real estate and debt (50-600 M EUR)

Venture fund placement agent

investor relation



we mobilize the most relevant investors for your new fund

EIF Investment placement

EIF (European Investment Fund) investments


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

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fund marketing 



we create compelling fund marketing media kits to attract new LPs

fundraising for your fund

c*funds is a rapidly growing, Benelux based, boutique fund placement agency for Alternative Investment Funds. The majority of our clients are venture capital, growth fund, debt venture, and real-estate funds. Typical fund size is 50-600 M EUR and we work mainly with serial, seasoned fund managers.  Our clients are mainly from Benelux, UK, Europe,  Israel, the US. We represent a strong global focus in private equity and investor (LP) relation management. Focus on primary fund investments. Hands-on team with strong entrepreneurial skills.


Core values are a high level of execution of your fund marketing and creating relevant LP exposure and meaningful conversations in a short period of time.


c*funds is built around the passion to change the traditional, rigid private equity market and to move fast, with the right contacts, exposure and ‘off the market’ insights.



  • provide solid pre-marketing and fund advisory services before and after the launch (parameters, USP’s, team representations, etc)
  • benchmark funds to be able to get access to the most logical LP’s
  • give access to an exclusive and 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 provide gladly relevant references for our work.


B EUR fund mandates


direct LP contacts


GP’s/fund managers helped with fundraising

our code of conduct:

  1. We always start with a strong context analysis around all GPs (asset background, team, competition).
  2. We bring a unique boutique feature, moving fast to activate warm leads for your new fund.
  3. We use the very best digital tools to optimize the reach out and efficiency of your fundraising campaign.
  4. We produce tangible fundraising results – fund marketing campaign, mailings, LP f2f meetings, access to PE events
  5. We work transparently with our fund managers
  6. Our pricing is GP friendly
  7. We believe in gender and ethnical diversity in private equity and we pursue that in our daily work with our c*funds team

want to know more?

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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 make 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


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

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HenQ – Seed stage VC, B2B software, Europe

Oyster Bay – Growth stage VC, F&B and Food Tech with an impact angle (Europe focus)

fundraising is
our expertise

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Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director

Katalin is an experienced fund placement agent for AIF funds. 15+ years of fundraising experience and a strong background in closing deals. Rich network in Private Equity (VC’s, growth, debt venture funds and LP’s, HNWI’s, FoF’s, Family offices). Proud of making c*funds happen, managing the fund sales processes and the daily tasks of managing this energetic team.

Motto: Large tickets. Be transactional and fast. The fascination for Funds of Funds.

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Frans Jooste

LP Mandate Manager

After 7 years in private banking and investment management, Frans brings a strong financial background, as well as a commercial and proactive approach to deal-making; There is always a deal to be done, you just need to bring the right people together. This way of thinking will serve our GPs well, as he looks to grow and strengthen our LP base to facilitate better matchmaking and faster placements.

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Diána Páti

GP Portfolio 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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Guy Whitfield

GP Manager & Investment Analyst

Having graduated with an MSc from the University of Exeter, Guy started his career as a financial analyst in London. As a GP manager, with a rich investment analyst background from an Asset Management firm in Amsterdam, Guy brings the needed velocity in your fund marketing. He provides accurate benchmark analysis for fund performance, fund teasers, and pitch deck reviews and he has a strong entrepreneurial attitude to make your needed LP exposure.

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Jaime Lezama

GP Manager & Senior Financial Analyst

Jaime is an MBA graduate with experience as a senior financial analyst in real estate PE and in helping in an expansion of an early-stage VC. He’s a serial entrepreneur co-founding a startup builder and consultancy. He brings strategy, engagements and a fresh approach of how to get investors on board.

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Huyen Duong Nguyen

Office Manager

Huyen has graduated MBA at the University of Greenwich (England) assoc. with the University of Applied Science Saxion (The Netherlands), also certified from Wharton University for Operational Analytics and Data Collection.
She has had a wide range of business experience in Vietnam in real estate, deal brokering and marketing. Her eagerness to learn and high responsiveness is a great added value to c*funds.
Huyen makes sure that all the fundraising campaigns, GP relations are being coordinated seamlessly. As an element from Asia, Huyen is now enriching c*funds with her business skills and bringing multi-cultural business experiences for c*funds team.

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Marta Szegner

Graphic Designer

Marta is a highly skilled graphic designer who is superbly creative and assessable to the designs from a business point of view.
At c*funds, her role is to make fund marketing materials (pitch decks and teasers) look professional, fresh and engaging. She also plays a vital role in c*funds brand development and website redesign. Marta studied Bachelor of Foreign Trade /Economics in Budapest & Amsterdam. Her market experiences come from 6 years of advertising agency work at J. Walter Thompson.
She is based in Budapest, Hungary.

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