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[mar|kɑːʊ] noun, Romansh (from lat. ‘mercatum’)

1. market, 2. trade

Where entrepreneurial investors meet founders


Marcau Partners is an investment advisory boutique offering «Venture Capital as a Service» to entrepreneurial investors. We connect investors with inspiring startup founders and help navigate in the vibrant European innovation ecosystem.

EXIT 2024

Say Hi, Hej, Moi, Grüezi to Henrik!

The Lightbird team is growing! We are beyond excited to welcome Henrik Reimavuo to the team. Henrik hails from Helsinki, where he stumbled into the startup scene at Slush within investor relations. Most recently, he was an early stage investor with J12 Ventures in Stockholm, focusing on data &[...]
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Consumers are becoming more conscious. Should VC change too?

In a world where consumer choices shape economies and industries, a silent revolution is underway. The conscious consumer has emerged as a driving force, challenging traditional paradigms and transforming the landscape of both the consumer market and venture capital industry. From sustainable sourcing to ethical practices, this growing[...]
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10 October 2022
Our @thuyl_nh will be participating in Europe & MENA-wide Female Founder Office Hours, hosted by @playfaircapital,…
23 June 2022
It’s time to make some noise as we welcome @sendtrumpet founded by @SadlerRory, @pitchdeckpod and @andrewwebster11…
3 August 2021
The move provides Chairish with a more competitive global shipping network, among other marketplace perks Despite the uncertainty of the pandemic’s early days, what at first may have seemed like a dire moment for the design industry, ended up ushering in quite the boom for vintage marketplaces—a trend accelerated[...]
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21 April 2021
Swiss insurance company la Mobilière is strengthening its position as a startup investor and has founded Lightbird Ventures AG. La Mobilière assigns Marcau Partners with the mandate as exclusive investment manager of Lightbird Ventures. Marcau Partners supports companies in establishing and operating their own venture capital units (“VC[...]
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