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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.


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Top insights into our industry

3 September 2021
Wow! Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Switzerland! Congrats to our @Carvolution_AG co-founder Léa Miggiano!

Erectile dysfunction (ED) and Intimate Men’s Health is still stigmatized — let’s change this!

Erectile dysfunction (ED) and Intimate Men’s Health is still stigmatized — let’s change this! This week, the German-American digital health startup Regimen announced its USD 2.25 million seed round with Ringier Digital Ventures, advised by Marcau Partners, as lead investor. We want to share some background on this investment and explain[...]
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25 August 2021
It is time to fight the stigma and help the patients. A warm welcome to @joinregimen to the Ringier Digital Venture…
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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Thoughts on the Swiss startup & tech ecosystem flywheel

From a macro perspective, Switzerland has great prerequisites for a flourishing startup and tech ecosystem: It has been the most innovative country many years in a row according to the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020 of the World Intellectual Property Organization, scores third in the World Happiness Report[...]
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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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