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

1. market, 2. trade

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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.


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Rough sea for consumer startups — how to cope with it! Part 2

Rough sea for consumer startups — how to cope with it! Part 2 Written by Marcau’s David Hug and Andrea Annese, with the collaboration of Luca Michas and Rudi Skogman In Part 1 of this article, we tried to analyze the current consumer market and how startups operating in this space need[...]
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Rough sea for consumer startups — how to cope with it!

Rough sea for consumer startups — how to cope with it! As consumers change their consumption habits and navigate through challenging times, consumer-facing startups need to rethink how they reach new customers and how they engage with existing ones. Written By Marcau’s David Hug and Andrea Annese The world is changingWhen the pandemic[...]
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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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