22. DN Capital

  • DN Capital is an international venture capital firm headquartered in London that invests in technology companies.
  • It was founded in 2000 by Nenad Marovac and Steve Schlenker, two Harvard Business School classmates.
  • DN Capital has raised approximately $600 million. Among other roles, the firm looks to help US companies enter the European market.




About DN Capital


DN Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests primarily in Europe and North America. The firm focuses on companies that plan to establish operations on both sides of the Atlantic, and strives to help its companies build international businesses. Founded in 2000, the company has operations in London and Silicon Valley. DN Capital’sprevious funds are top performers and the firm is one of the lead investors in companies such as Endeca (sold to Oracle), Shazam (one of the world’s leading mobile app), Auto1 (world’s largest used car marketplace), Purplebricks (IPO London) and Quandoo (sold to Recruit).

DN Capital was awarded the Best Venture Fund of the Year at the 7th annual Private Equity Exchange Awards in Paris in 2016. Nenad Marovac was awarded the Investor of the Year award at the 14th annual Investor Allstars Awards in London in 2016. In 2017 DN Capital featured as one of the top performing Europe-based venture capital funds in the Preqin awards.

DN Capital Portfolio


DN Capital has made a total of 237 investments since its foundation in 2000. Their most recent investment was on June 2, 2021, when Divido, a global white label consumer lending platform for financial institutions and multinational retailers, raised $30M in a Series B funding round.

DN Capital has made a total of 9 diversity investments. Their most recent diversity investment was on December 1, 2017, when they supported Ombud, a SaaS platform used by sales operations teams maximize revenue processes to reduce their sales cycle and increase revenue conversion, in a Series A funding round.

DN Capital has had 35 exits. DN Capital’s most notable exits include Shift, Shazam Entertainment, and Quandoo.


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