Verve Ventures Raises Series C, Martin Scholl Joins Board of Directorsby Fintechnews Switzerland June 8, 2023
To further invest in its digital platform, serve more investors and drive new partnerships, Verve has raised a Series C financing round from several investors. At the same time, Martin Scholl, former CEO of Zürcher Kantonalbankk (Switzerland’s third-largest bank) will join Verve Ventures’ board of directors.
“I am fascinated by venture capital as an investor and want to help other people discover it for themselves. By joining Verve’s board of directors, I want to signal to everyone out there that Verve is a company I believe in personally and that Verve is a company you can trust and should know if you want to invest in startups”,
says Martin Scholl.
Verve Ventures has established itself as one of the best ways for private investors to build a diversified portfolio of startup investments across Europe. Verve Ventures’ assets under management now exceed EUR 300 million. The number of top executives and entrepreneurs who have already invested via Verve has reached more than 1500 and continues to grow every week.
“The many years spent building a high-quality network of investors and a cutting-edge digital platform to serve them have paid off. We’re proud to welcome Martin Scholl as a new board member, who will help us establish new partnerships with banks that want to offer their clients a more entrepreneurial way to invest”,
says Lukas Weber, co-founder of Verve Ventures.
Recently, Swiss private bank Bergos has partnered with Verve Ventures, while business angel clubs in 7 different European countries have already established ties with Verve.
Featured image credit: Martin Scholl, Board of Directors of Verve Ventures, edited from freepik