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we help marketplaces access capital
and investors acquire marketplaces

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


The company was established in 2010 by

Malcolm Myers, former Head of Strategy & Business Development at MIH (Naspers) 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, including transactions exceeding

$100 million.

full or partial exits

We arrange exits to financial buyers, such as PE and investment funds

with strong classifieds credentials, and we find strategic buyers and structure

cash and earn-out deals.


We support strategic and financial buyers by finding targets, performing due diligence and running the transaction process.

our clients

generalist platforms



vertical platforms


real estate


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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

Having worked with more than 100 classifieds and marketplace businesses 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. 

EIV understands what the different types of financial (and strategic) investors are looking for

in an online marketplace business at every stage of the investment cycle, and can help ensure

the client is optimally prepared to present its story and negotiate terms with target investors.

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.

GOMS 2019 Miami 
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ICMA 2019 Istanbul
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PPW 2019 Madrid
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GOMS 2020
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