Tag: VC

Why we invested in SymphoPay

Future of payments I am proud to announce Early Game Venture’s investment in SymphoPay, the middleware platform that adds marketing capabilities and analytics to all existing POS devices turning them into actual computers. Here is how we think of the future of payments and why we led SymphoPay’s €650,000 ($750,000) seed round. Technology is reshaping both retail…

10 startup predictions for 2019 in Romania

An early-stage investor’s perspective on what will happen on the tech stage in Romania this year Several factors are working together towards creating a favorable context for launching a startup in Romania. Firstly, is the recent abundance of VC and PE money: four funds launched in ‘17 and ‘18 and another one or two are…

How quality of revenue can make or break your business

Not all revenue is good (enough) revenue This article will be part of a series  where we’ll elaborate on concepts that have less coverage on the local VC market. Examples of such concepts are “quality of revenue”, “venture returns”, “vested interests”. We, at EGV, hope this behind-the-scenes look will help founders be better prepared to…

Investment thesis: Infrastructure for tech innovation

When it comes to tech innovation, we constantly see a “chicken and egg problem” in emerging markets. In this article, we share our thoughts on what the role of VCs should be in building future tech ecosystems. The root of all evil for tech innovation Vicious cycles are endemic in emerging ecosystems — they are…