Balderton Capital general partner Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen has left the equity capital company
- Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, a general partner at Balderton Capital for the previous five years, is leaving the London-based venture capital firm.
- Fjeldsoe-Nielsen is set to remain on as a minimal partner at Balderton and will remain on the boards of the various startups he sits on.
- Balderton Capital is a primarily early-stage backer of European tech firms including fintech startup Revolut and style marketplace Depop.
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Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, a London-based general partner at European equity capital fund Balderton Capital, is leaving the firm, Expert comprehends.
Fjeldsoe-Nielsen joined Balderton in 2015 from Uber where he was a vice president. He also previously worked as head of mobile at Dropbox and as a consultant of WhatsApp till 2014.
Fjeldsoe-Nielsen is set to remain on as a restricted partner at Balderton and will remain on the boards of the numerous start-ups he rests on.
Notable financial investments made by Fjeldsoe-Nielsen include scooter startup Voi and advanced discovering business Labster. It’s thought that he will go back to some type of functional function, possibly at a transport-focused company.
Fjeldsoe-Nielsen did not immediately react to a request for remark.
Balderton Capital is among Europe’s most active early-stage investors, having backed a list of start-ups including Revolut, Depop, Darktrace, GoCardless, and Citymapper. The firm generated $400 million for investments in November 2019, and has raised an overall of more than $3 billion throughout its eight funds.
Fjeldsoe-Nielsen holds degrees from Kings College London, the University of Oxford, and the London Company School.
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