Atomico is a European venture capital firm headquartered in London, with offices in Paris, Beijing, São Paulo, Stockholm, and Tokyo. Its founder and CEO is Niklas Zennström, a serial entrepreneur who co-founded Skype and Kazaa. The team includes Hiro Tamura, Chris Barnes, Siraj Khaliq, Ben Blume and Niall Wass. 
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The company invests at Series A onwards partnering with game changing founders across the consumer, enterprise and frontier technology sectors. Zennström has stated that he founded the company in 2006 after "seeing that new technology would disrupt not just consumer markets, but the venture-capital industry itself".
History and investmentsEdit
The firm has raise five funds, and invested in more than 130 companies to date.
In January 2006, the company completed a fund raise for Atomico Ventures I, for an undisclosed amount.
In February 2017, the company completed a $765 million fund raise for Atomico Ventures IV.
The company has been involved with exits or substantial transactions in companies including Supercell (sold a majority stake to SoftBank, valuing the business at $3 billion in 2013), The Climate Corporation (acquired by Monsanto for $1.1 billion in 2013), Xobni (acquired by Yahoo! in 2013), PowerReviews (acquired by Bazaarvoice in 2012) and Rovio's $1 billion IPO in September 2017.
The company publicly states that it has an active approach to deal sourcing. Atomico also publishes The State of European Tech report which is published annually at the Slush in Helsinki and Diversity and Inclusion in Tech: A practical guidebook for entrepreneurs.
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The firm's investments include
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