Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Telefonica's VC arm heads to new frontiers

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 04 September 12

Telco's €300 million Amérigo programme aims to set up network of funds; Spain, Latin America to be first destination.

Telefonica Digital on Tuesday launched a hunt for promising tech start-ups outside Silicon Valley and London with a €300 million network of venture capital funds. Called Amérigo, presumably after the Italian navigator Amérigo Vespucci, from whom the word America is derived, its plan is to work in partnership with other funds…

Telefonica Digital on Tuesday launched a hunt for promising tech start-ups outside Silicon Valley and London with a €300 million network of venture capital funds. Called Amérigo, presumably after the Italian navigator Amérigo Vespucci, from whom the word America is derived, its plan is to work in partnership with other funds…

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