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Challenging dogmatic narratives in venture capital, with Fergal Mullen – Part 1

26 January 2024 • by Raphaël Grieco, Karl Schmedders in Capital Conversations

Fergal Mullen emphasizes that success metrics should extend beyond mere fund size and align with broader strategies at investment firms...

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Fergal Mullen is a co-founder and partner of Highland Europe, focused on enterprise SaaS and consumer internet companies. He represents Highland Europe on the boards of, AMCS, Nexthink, Bitmovin, Meditopia, Unibuddy, and Podimo.

Highland Europe is currently investing from its fifth fund, which is just over €1bn. In total, the firm manages approximately €3bn. Until the formation of Highland Europe, Fergal was a general partner with Highland Capital Partners.

He launched the firm in Europe in 2007 and co-founded Highland Europe in 2011.


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