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we help marketplaces access capital
and investors acquire marketplaces

European Internet Ventures (EIV) is an entrepreneurial advisory firm, exclusively focussed on online classifieds and marketplaces.


The company was established in 2010 by

Malcolm Myers, former Head of Strategy & Business Development at Naspers / Prosus and long-standing m&a advisor to Scout24 group.

who we are
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what we do

growth capital

EIV raises growth capital for fast-growing marketplace businesses.

We work on Series A and all later rounds.

full or partial exits

We run sell-side processes for shareholders looking to sell controlling
stakes, and for minority shareholders seeking liquidity through
secondary transactions.


We support PE funds and large family offices looking to acquire
shareholdings in later stage marketplace businesses by providing
commercial due diligence including KPI benchmarking and business
plan assessment.

our clients

generalist platforms



vertical platforms


real estate


online grocery

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we have worked in...
publicised funding/ M&A deals click on logo for press release
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why work with us

We are marketplace specialists with over 14 years’ experience buying,
selling and raising capital for classifieds and online marketplaces, globally.
This means we are uniquely placed to help owners identify and
communicate the value and potential of their business when we engage
with potential investors or buyers.
Having worked on more than 100 classifieds and marketplace transactions
and with direct access to over 300 marketplace investors, EIV can run an
equity fundraising for online marketplaces more efficiently and more
effectively than any other advisor. 

EIV can accurately navigate the complex and highly nuanced investor
landscape, and more quickly target the investors who provide the best fit
with the client's needs. 

The result, a faster process, on better terms, and with minimal disruption to
daily business activities.

the difference- a faster, smoother

and more successful funding process


Malcolm Myers is a frequent presenter and panellist at the world’s largest online marketplace conferences, including Global Online Marketplaces Conference, Property Portal Watch Asia, Property Portal Watch Europe, and the International Classified Marketplace Association. In addition, he has judged startup pitch battles

in the US, in SE Asia and in Europe.

BNP Exane Auto Disruption 2021
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PPW 2020 Europe
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GOMS 2019 Miami 
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RecBuzz Capital Raising for Recruitment
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GOMS 2020
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ICMA 2019 Istanbul
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PPW 2019 Madrid
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GOMS 2022 Miami 
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