Laurel Bowden of VC firm 83North on the European deep tech and startup ecosystems

London and Tel Aviv based fully mostly VC firm 83North has closed out its fifth fund at $300 million, as we reported earlier. It final raised a $250 million fund in 2017 and expects to continue the identical investment mix, whereas tracking developments in emerging areas worship healthcare AI and self reliant autos.

In a dialog with identical earlier accomplice Laurel Bowden, the inclined investor shared a number of extra ideas with Additional Crunch — speaking regarding the tech scene in Europe vs Israel, what the firm appears for in a personnel and systems on scaling globally.

The interview has been flippantly edited for clarity. 

TechCrunch: Is Europe initiating to rob as a lot as Israel by system of deep tech startups?

Laurel Bowden: We clearly think we accept as true with in our portfolio some deep tech. And in varied VC portfolios too — there’s clearly some deep tech [coming out of Europe]. And then on the reverse facet you’ve viewed extra user-connected stuff coming out of Israel. But level-headed when you take a blanket watch, we see extra records infrastructure, safety, storage coming out of Israel than we see in Europe — that’s for definite.

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