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Top 50 Digital Media Startup Investors in Germany

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Digital media startups based in Germany. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Digital media companies from Germany. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Digital Media Startup Investors in Germany

Investor Digital Media Germany investments
Picus Capital 4
Christian Vollmann 2
Gunter Thielen 2
Carbon Removal Partners 2
Scala Ventures 2
DvH Ventures 2
Concentric 2
Ventech 2
Thomas Bachem 2
Norrsken VC 2
finleap 2
TEV Ventures 2
Monkfish Equity 2
Sven Fund 1
Ulitzka Venture Capital GmbH 1
Jörn Lubkoll 1
Peter Pohlmann 1
Kinled Holding 1
Heliad Equity Partners 1
Felix Haas 1
German Startups Group 1
Speedinvest 1
WestTech Ventures 1
EnBW New Ventures 1
Kvanted Ventures 1
Torben Schreiter 1
Steffen Zoller 1
Jochen Tuchbreiter 1
Oliver Roskopf 1
HV Capital 1
Indiana Capital 1
JOT-Berlin 1
Brandenburg Ventures 1
Gero Decker 1
Henrik Larsen 1
NewAlpha Asset Management VC 1
NIBC Bank N.V. 1
Philipp Kreibohm 1
Robert Maier 1
European Union 1
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds 1
Heiko Hubertz 1
Simon Bungers 1
Marcus Erken 1
APX 1
LBBW VC 1
pd ventures 1
Pioneers Ventures 1
Michael Schrezenmaier 1
Tengelmann Social Ventures 1
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Picus Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 20 investments in the past 12 months
Picus Capital is an early-stage technology investment firm with a long-term investment philosophy. We work together with daring technology companies to build successful, global companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Aplazo — Aplazo is an online-based platform that offers different products where its users can pay through installment.
  • Coboworx — Coboworx is an online market place for information, hardware and software products
  • Resilience — Resilience Care is building a software-based solution for cancer treatment providers and patients.
Christian Vollmann Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Christian Vollmann is the Chairman Of The Board at nebenan.de.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • Germany, Ireland, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • autarc — We supercharge installers with our OS to become heat pump champions
  • NeoCarbon — NeoCarbon reverses climate change by dramatically cutting costs of Direct Air Capture leveraging cooling towers around Europe. By retrofitting existing infrastructure without impacting their original function, the time and cost needed to set up a carbon capturing system is improved by up to 10x.
  • Packmatic — Packmatic finds the ideal flexible packaging solution for your product and lets you manage it online.
Gunter Thielen Angel
Former CEO of Bertelsmann
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Internet, Education
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
Carbon Removal Partners VC Fund · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Carbon Removal Partners is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Environmental Consulting, Manufacturing, CleanTech
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • CEEZER — CEEZER is the digital infrastructure to give companies access to the complex voluntary carbon market. Deliver true climate impact now!
  • InPlanet — Our vision is to to remove gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere while regenerating soils in the tropics.
  • Cotierra — Biochar made from agricultural residues in the tropics can become a gamechanger for farmers and climate change mitigation
Scala Ventures VC Fund · Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Venture Capital and Start Up support, www.scala-ventures.com, Scala Ventures
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Social Media, Digital Media
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • prettysocial media — prettysocial media is the European Social Media Service Provider and Network enabling clients and publishers to monetize their Social Media appearance. By creating sophisticated Content Marketing concepts and formats and distributing those in all relevant social channels, brands communicate, engage and interact with their audience. Combiningcutting edge technology with excellent business intelligence the company delivers insight, strategy and results in all social and digital marketing channels.prettysocial’s Native Avenue Platform is providing a unique and innovative technology to book complex Content Marketing concepts into its Premium Publisher Network, connecting sophisticated Brand Advertising concepts with the reach and engagement of 100’s of leading local, national and international newspaper and magazine publishers.
DvH Ventures VC Fund · Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Investing early in Europe's most passionate founders.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Financial Services, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Austria, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • OneTwenty — OneTwenty is an early-stage health tech start-up that develops multiple Machine Learning based solutions for people with diabetes as well as Medtech companies for sensor optimization, biomarker prediction, glucoregulatory models, and iAGC (interoperable automated glycemic controller). Our solution demonstrates unprecedented precision in bloodglucose prediction 120 minutes in advance. OneTwenty revolutionizes the life of people with Type 1 diabetes.
  • Dr. Vivien Karl — Dr. Vivien Karl relies on a cream for moisturizing care against vulva dryness.
  • Broken String Biosciences — Our platform accelerates the characterisation of novel gene editing technologies to unlock the next wave of cell & gene therapies.
Concentric VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
We partner with sector-defining founders across Europe to create new technologies that disrupt the status quo and solve the problems that matter.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Software, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United Kingdom, United States, Norway
Portfolio highlights
  • Relai — Relai is the easiest way to invest in Bitcoin for the long-term investor. A simple and intuitive app that allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin directly from their bank account within 1 minute, without registration, KYC verification or deposits. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Thingtrax — Realise improved efficiency, quality control, employee safety and productivity by modernising your factories with ThingTrax's AI and IoT
  • Superscript — Specialist insurance advice for digital businesses with emerging risk. Get business insurance that's as cutting edge as you are. Book a call.
Ventech VC Fund · Paris, Ile-de-France, France · 6 investments in the past 12 months
On-the-ground expert investors in early-stage digital. Ready to meet you, wherever you are.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • France, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Kor — Kor is a company that offers both a personalized check-up and the resulting action plan for achieving maximum health.
  • Firecell — Firecell enables industrial companies to deploy and operate their own Open RAN 5G Private Network solutions.
  • Chainstack — Chainstack is a leading blockchain infrastructure providing company. Build, run and scale blockchain applications using Chainstack nodes.
Thomas Bachem Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Thomas Bachem “Tom” is a passionate entrepreneur, investor and founder of several startups and initiatives, including sevenload, Lebenslauf.com and the German Startups Association. Being an avid coder and designer since his early youth, he is currently building his dream university CODE and serves as Germany’s youngest university chancellor.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Internet, Education
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Doctorflix — Doctorflix is a medical education platform that allows doctors around the globe to learn about methods of treatment while accelerating their system-required professional development. We are on a mission to build an engine that simplifies and democratizes the consumption and exchange of medical knowledge by interlinking doctors, hospitals, andpharmaceutical companies.
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
  • WeAreDevelopers — Create a free profile and get access to 5.000+ pre-vetted developer jobs in Europe and countless hours of developer talks & coding sessions.
Norrsken VC VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden · 14 investments in the past 12 months
We are a venture capital fund investigating in Start-Ups solving the worlds biggest problems while building massive businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Food and Beverage
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Sweden, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cellcolabs — Cellcolabs provides high quality stem cells at competitive prices for use within research and treatments.
  • Fever — Grid balancing to enable more re-newables
  • Startbutton — We help multi-national businesses sell products and get paid in African countries in a compliant and tax-efficient manner, without the need to register locally.
finleap VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
finleap is Europe's leading fintech ecosystem, headquartered in Berlin. finleap was founded in 2014 by IONIQ Group and Ramin Niroumand, and has since built and scaled 18 companies and added more to its ecosystem through acquisitions.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Banking
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Penta — Penta is a digital business bank platform designed to help startups and SMEs save time and money on banking. It automates bank accounts and invoices, offers online cashless banking services, and helps to open an online banking account in minutes, enabling consumers to manage their cashflows easily.Penta's mission is to disrupt businessbanking in Europe and worldwide. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
  • Qwist — We enable partners to deliver seamless, digitized financial services to customers with our full-stack Open Banking platform. Learn more here.
  • ELEMENT Insurance — ELEMENT is your partner for everything you need to distribute insurance products | ELEMENT Insurance
TEV Ventures VC Fund · Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Cusp Capital is a venture capital firm focused on European software and technology. The fund invests in early-stage companies on the cusp of redefining their industries by channeling new socioeconomic and technological paradigms.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Internet, Fashion
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany, Australia, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rebike Mobility — rebike1 purchases new E-Bikes from Top manufactures and brands like Winora/Haibike, Husqvarna, Flyer, KTM, Orbea. After renting the E-Bikes to businesses and consumers, the fully refurbished E-Bikes are sold with a 2 yr. warranty on rebike1. rebike1 also purchases used stock of E-Bikes from rental stations and retailers and sell them fullyrefurbished to consumers. In Oberstdorf, a Top tourist location south of Munich, rebike1 operates the largest E-Bike rental station in the area. Under the brand ebike1verleih, the rental business is expanding within tourist areas in partnership with local bike-shops. rebike1 GmbH was founded 2018 and has 18 employees today.
  • Blickfeld — Discover the world's first smart LiDAR solution that combines state-of-the-art hardware with powerful software to digitalize whole industries!
  • Planted Foods — Planted is an ETH Spinoff that uses cutting-edge technology to turn four natural ingredients into plant-based meat that mimics the taste, texture, and mouthfeel of traditional animal meat. It takes only the best raw materials from plants and creates that tasty, nutritious, high-protein, and juicy planted that the customers love.It was founded in2019 and is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland.
Monkfish Equity VC Fund · Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Monkfish Equity is the investment vehicle of the trivago founders. As Co-investors, with a focus on later stage phases, they invest in companies which can benefit from their entrepreneurial experience. Running the world´s biggest travel meta portal with over 500 M$ revenue (2015), the people behind Monkfish Equity understand entrepreneurs needs andfocus on value adding activities. As “low maintenance” investors, they offer the leeway that entrepreneurs need to build their businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, E-Commerce, Marketplace
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Dogo GmbH — Download Dogo, a positive dog training app with clicker. Train your puppy at home and become best friends with your dog. +100 tricks & games.
  • Refurbed — Refurbed operates as an online marketplace for refurbished products in the german-speaking world. It sells renewed phones, laptops and tablets which are up to 40% cheaper and 100% more environmentally friendly than their brand-new, store-bought counterparts. Refurbed devices are renewed through a 40-step process, making them look like new andfunction like new. On top of that, each device comes with at least a 12-month guarantee.The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
  • ArtNight GmbH — ArtNight GmbH offers unique do-it-yourself art workshops.
Sven Fund Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Sven Fund - Managing Director @ Fullstopp
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Investment focus
  • Publishing, Information Technology, Digital Media
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zapnito — Zapnito is an online community platform that helps organizations connect with their communities. Harness your expertise with our community management software.
  • SciFlow — SciFlow is a comprehensive publishing platform that allows researchers to focus on what is important – their research. We offer an intuitive text editor that helps to focus on writing – not formatting – the document. All co-authors can write, comment and review the same version of the article. With our premium services, we allow researchers tocheck for plagiarism and spelling errors and to translate their text. With one click, the article is exported to a publisher compliant format. Unlike existing text editors, researchers can perform all tasks related to publishing scientific texts with SciFlow on a single platform. Thus, SciFlow saves time and gives the confidence to submit an article to a publisher.
  • Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI) — The Journal of Medical Insight (JOMI) is a surgical journal publishing high-definition, peer-reviewed video articles for surgeons, physicians, and medical students.
Ulitzka Venture Capital GmbH VC Fund · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Early stage investor. Focused on technologies in the digital advertising environment.
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Investment focus
  • DSP, Real Time, Advertising
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Unidesq — Unidesq enables global brands to manage leading technologies of the programmatic advertising ecosystem with one platform.Unidesq is a programmatic advertising and real-time bidding company based in the heart of Cologne-Ehrenfeld. As a transparent and independent provider, Unidesq develops innovative advertising strategies and technologies toconnect brands with people - a sustainable connection based on data, insights and personalized and relevant communication.
Jörn Lubkoll Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Jörn Lubkoll Jörn is a CEO, Inter.net Germany GmbH
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Investment focus
  • Audio, Video, Internet
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • doctape — doctape lets you view and organize all your files in the browser, including a wide range of different document, image, video & audio formats. No local software installation required! It's simple, fast & secure.doctape also act as the first real document hub by integrating 3rd party services (scanservices, print&mail, pos digitalbill, Dropbox, Google Docs) which will serve you with a 100% transition to your existing document-ecosystems, including paper.
Peter Pohlmann Angel
Peter Pohlmann
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Internet, Education
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
Kinled Holding VC Fund · New York, New York, United States
Kinled was founded in 1980 to retain the investment assets of the Aisher family.In 1990, the investment focus shifted to a portfolio of early stage investments applying Kinled’s company development experience alongside the endurance and passion of family owned investments together with the strategic focus of venture capitalists.Since then,Kinled has taken 8 companies to public markets and many more to successful trade sales at significant multiples.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Financial Services
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Xapien — Xapien delivers automated insight reports on companies and individuals in minutes, so you can make informed business decisions quickly and with confidence.
  • OneTrust — OneTrust is a provider of privacy management and marketing compliance technology that helps organizations comply with global regulations. It automates privacy impact assessments and data inventory mapping, enforces risk remediation actions, and triggers recurring audits for continuous compliance monitoring across customer, employee, and vendor datatransfers. Its web-based software can be accessed on any device and provides a single place for a private office to collaborate with business groups, vendors, and trusted advisors managing privacy risks. The result is the ability to demonstrate privacy by design and ongoing compliance with policies, data privacy laws (GDPR, BCR, Privacy Shield), and other privacy frameworks (HITECH, ISO, GAPP, APEC).The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Connect Earth — Connect Earth is an environmental data company that builds the infrastructure for climate-conscious products by aggregating and standardising environmental data and making it available through developer-first toolkits. The core product is an API solution that calculates the carbon impact of spend-based financial transactions of consumers and companies.
Heliad Equity Partners VC Fund · Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Heliad's mission is to empower both entrepreneurs and investors. We find, fund, and support market-leading companies across various verticals and regions to power their next phase of growth. As a listed company and through our strong team and strategic partners, we support companies pre, at, and post IPO and act as a gateway to public equitycapital markets. Our evergreen structure allows us to act independently of usual fund lifecycles. It provides our shareholders with unique access to pre-IPO market returns without any restrictions or limitations regarding investment size and term commitment.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Retail, Financial Services
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, India, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Burnhard — Burnhard is a fast-growing direct-to-consumer brand that is reinventing BBQ because of its massive fan following - created by grillers, for grillers.
  • WorkMotion — WorkMotion offers Global HR Solutions to help companies navigate the New Ways of Working. Solutions fully compliant.
  • InstaFreight — InstaFreight is a digital forwarding company for B2B customers, that enables fast and uncomplicated processing of freight transports.Their goal is to become Europe's leading B2B online freight forwarding company. They stand for reliability, quality, efficiency and transparency.By offering innovative solutions and providing first-classservice, they reduce the complexity of the supply chain and ensure absolute transparency for their customers and carriers.
Felix Haas Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Felix Haas is a Founding Partner at 10x Group. Felix previously worked at XING Events GmbH sa a CEO and Co-Founder. He attended Stanford University and Technical University of Munich.Felix is an active Business-Angel and Seed-investor in 25+ German startups, including founding engagements at Kaeuferportal, Hitfox, Sponsorpay and Kreditech.He isCo-Founder and Executive Chairman of IDnow, the first online solution for convenient and secure online identification of government IDs in Europe.Felix co-founded amiando in 2006 and served as CEO and Head of Product from inception to exit to public listed company XING in 2010.Previously, he founded TiberiumSun Networks, a website networks for computer games and entertainment news with over 285 million page monthly impressions.Felix is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2010", "NYC Venture Fellow" by NYC Mayor Bloomberg and an advisor to the German Government for the "Young Digital Industry.He spent over two years in Silicon Valley, authored two patents for consumer internet products and enjoys flying planes in his spare time.Specialties: Interested in computer science and its applications, especially social consumer internet products. Focus on product development, team building, strategy, business development, talent management and software marketing.
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Investment focus
  • Travel, Leisure, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, France, Belgium
Portfolio highlights
  • EWOR — Build a successful company with EWOR
  • Bardeen — Bardeen is an automation app to replace your repetitive tasks with a single shortcut and control your web apps from anywhere. Explore our integrations with your favorite apps and hundreds of pre-built playbooks that help you stay in the flow.
  • Bling.de — The pocket money card and app that empowers children & teens to be money-smart. Safe, simple and educational.
German Startups Group VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
German Startups Group is an investment company based in Berlin that focuses on young, fast-growing companies. The company acquires majority and minority shareholdings mainly by providing venture capital. Since it commenced with operations in 2012, German Startups Group has in its opinion built up a diversified portfolio of investments in youngcompanies and become the second most active venture capital investor in Germany since 2012 (CB Insights, Germany Venture Capital Overview). According to German Startups Group, its investment portfolio reflects a cross-section of extremely promising German startups of various maturity stages and includes some of the most successful and best-known German startups.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Apps, Advertising
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Savedo — Based in Berlin, Germany, Savedo is a European online marketplace for retail investment products that ensures safely deposited savings and better interest rates across the European Union. The platform supports the involved banks by handling their customer services and providing standardized account documents. Savedo enables its clients to easilyinvest across Europe without having to travel to the respective European country. Launched in 2014, Savedo’s team is comprised of experienced international finance specialists and online professionals.
  • Service Partner ONE — For building service contractors and their customers who are faced with the challenge of designing their processes as efficiently as possible using modern technologies Service Partner ONE offers the 'ONE' app suite which digitally embeds the entire value chain of building services and facility management with its app suite.Unliketraditional software providers 'ONE' combines in its user-oriented apps a combination of intuitive usability, various common IT-solutions, extraordinary comfort, mobile availability, and low prices.
  • Stryking Entertainment — Stryking Entertainment specializes in sports fan engagement and monetization by combining the real and virtual world to create genuine interaction opportunities for fans, stars and brands. Founded 2012 in Berlin, Stryking Entertainment develops and operates the innovative platform Football-Stars, a thrilling and diversified gaming experience on weband mobile to soccer fans in Europe.Through Stryking’s new fantasy football (soccer) platform, users compete against each other in numerous challenges while proving their expertise and instincts to everybody else. With its outstanding meta-game the Daily Fantasy platform entertains user in the long run. No matter if users loose or win a challenge, they will earn experience and level up in the leveling system. Additionally, they can also unlock cool achievements which they can gather and which provide cool features like new user titles, additional profile pictures or in-game currency.The unique free-to-play monetization and retention model makes Football-Stars a rising star in the Daily Fantasy Sports universe. By fulfilling different activities like winning the daily free challenge, inviting friends or unlocking achievements players can receive the in-game currency “Coins”. With this currency they can participate in paid challenges where they can not only win more Coins but also receive the second in-game currency “Stars”. This valuable currency can be exchanged for real-life fan merchandise and other attractive gadgets through the in-game shop. The free-to-play setup gives Football-Stars a great USP which allows a worldwide roll-out without legal restrictions.
Speedinvest VC Fund · Vienna, Wien, Austria · 43 investments in the past 12 months
Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €1bn AUM, 40 investors, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Your success is our priority, so we don’t just send some money and "check in" at board meetings. Our mission is to empower you with game-changing support throughevery stage of your journey. Our focused investment teams know your industry inside and out. Their Deep Tech, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects, Digital Health and Subscriptions experience, know-how and deep networks are yours from day one. You also have full access to our in-house Platform+ team of operational experts who can provide tailored growth marketing, people (HR), US business development, and networking support throughout every stage of your journey.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • EnliteAI — enliteAI is a technology provider for Artificial Intelligence. We are the maker of Maze, an open-source framework for applied Reinforcement Learning and Detekt, a modern geospatial data platform for object detection in mobile mapping data supporting the entire asset management life cycle.
  • HomeCooks — HomeCooks delivers chef-crafted meals from the UK's top independent cooks right to your door. Browse our weekly menus of authentic global cuisines, from spicy Asian delights to comforting home-cooked classics. With quick reheating, you can enjoy restaurant-quality meals anytime at home.
  • Rho Protocol — Rho Protocol is a next-generation decentralized exchange for interest rate swaps, offering institutions a secure and transparent solution to harness the potential of interest rates in Web3
WestTech Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
WestTech Ventures is a Berlin-based VC firm focused on pre-seed & seed investments primarily in Germany in the fields of B2B SaaS in different verticals, and Enterprise Software as well as Mobility and New Work.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Notch — Boost your deal win rates and customer onboarding with Notch. Create tailored buyer experiences, structured action plans, and gain valuable insights. Try our demo today.
  • Careloop — Berlin-based HR-tech and EduTech startup with a focus on the German healthcare industry.
  • THE CLIMATE CHOICE — The software platform for decarbonizing companies and their supply chains.
EnBW New Ventures VC Fund · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 6 investments in the past 12 months
We support entrepreneurs to develop new solutions for a sustainable future - people, planet, profit - by leveraging our financially driven VC setup with the reach and skills of our corporate investor EnBW.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Energy Management, Renewable Energy
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Austria, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Sunhat — Sunhat empowers sustainability teams to deliver audit-ready responses for customer questionnaires, reporting checklists and ESG ratings.
  • enspired — enspired is a fully digital energy trading-as-a-service company. We drive the energy transition by enabling our clients to bring flexible assets to power spot markets and capture their full value with our AI-based trading services. Our team consists of leading algorithmic traders, data scientists and technology enthusiasts who firmly believe thatthe way power is traded will soon drastically change - in our world, there is no room for trading screens and traditional optimization. All trades get executed in a fully automated fashion using advanced AI algorithms that outperform the market and monetize our client's flexibility to the fullest while supporting grid stability. Our clients include leading utilities, operators of renewables and batteries or consumption assets across Europe.
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
Kvanted Ventures VC Fund · Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
The Nordic industrial tech investor funding early-stage companies building new solutions in the industrial sector.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Printing, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Buddywise — Gain control of your safety risks and empower your EHS teams to be truly data-driven. Use existing cameras to gather data, eliminate risks and react in real-time.
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
  • Fractory — Metal fabrication services for project and series manufacturing. 1-1 engineering support and payment terms for companies.
Torben Schreiter Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Torben Schreiter Co-Founded Signavio GmbH in 2009 and serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Schreiter is responsible for Signavio’s operations, partner sales, finances and HR. He worked as business process management consultant. He worked for SAP Australia and inubit. He holds a MSc in Software Engineering.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Software, Chemical Engineering
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • l1r1 — Developing heylara.de the first Conversation Business Automation (CBA) solution
  • unea — Everything you need to level up your retail media and trade marketing business - from consulting, workshops to leading software -
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
Steffen Zoller Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Steffen Zoller - Founder & CEO @ Care With Care
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, E-Commerce, Beauty
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Grovy — Grovy is a q-commerce & grocery delivery provider. Customer order via App or Web and get the order delivered within 10 minutes. The company was founded in Dec 2020 and headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • marta — German Version below:marta offers a market place for families, people in need of care and European caregivers. We believe that, on the one hand everyone has the right to receive appropriate care and to age with dignity and on the other hand caregivers should be able to do their work under fair conditions.We are working on software solutions toconnect caregivers with families across Europe and we support both parties during the entire process. In our own families we have seen that the current market is characterized by non-transparent services and does not deliver adequate quality. It is out mission to change that.That is why we at marta pursue the goal of making things better by applying our software solutions to fundamentally rebuilding the "24-hour" care market.Deutsche Version:marta bietet einen Marketplatz für Familien, pflegebedürftige Menschen und europäische Pflegekräfte. Aus unserer Sicht, hat zum einen jede/r das Recht darauf, angemessene Pflege zu erhalten und in Würde zu altern und zum anderen sollten Pflegekräfte unter fairen Bedingungen ihre Arbeit machen können.Wir arbeiten an dem Bau von Softwarelösungen, um Pflegekräfte mit Familien in ganz Europa zu verbinden und während der Betreuung zu begleiten. In unseren eigenen Familien haben wir gesehen, dass der derzeitige Markt von intransparenten Dienstleistungen geprägt ist und keine angemessene Qualität liefert.Deswegen verfolgen wir bei marta das Ziel, es durch unsere Softwarelösungen besser zu machen und den Markt der "24-Stunden" Pflege grundlegend neu aufzubauen.
  • Media4Care — Media4Care developed special media services for the care of seniors with cognitive impairments. In 2013, the first multimedia activation program Media dementia was developed in collaboration with doctors, professors and therapists. Using Media dementia care staff should be supported in the activation and employment of people with dementia. Themedia offer consists of illness for just movies, songs and games that can be used via an interactive online library.
Jochen Tuchbreiter Angel · Ismaning, Bayern, Germany
Jochen Tuchbreiter servers as a CEO at Hetzner Cloud GmbH.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Advertising, Digital Media
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Wagawin GmbH — Discover LivingAds, the world's leading audience engagement technology that enables meaningful conversations between brands and consumers. In order to do so, our technology gets users to engage with mobile ads, allowing us to identify and activate audiences with the highest affinity to the brand, product or service, generating impressive results. Check it out!
Oliver Roskopf Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Oliver Roskopf began his digital career at Rocket Internet in 2008. Following this, he became one of the founding team members who created online matchmaking site, eDarling, where he worked until 2010. In 2010 he took up a position as Managing Director of Citydeal, who were later acquired by Groupon. During his time with Groupon Germany herelocated to Sao Paulo in Brazil, returning to Berlin in 2011 to head up marketing for online retail giant, Zalando. He is currently working on a new venture.
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  • Banking, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Synctive — Synctive enables equipment-as-a-service and pay-per-use business models for machine and plant manufacturers.
  • ChefCoco — Chef Coco offers personalized meals delivered daily based on your health and taste preferences.
  • Rausgegangen — Rausgegangen is a privately held company that is generating the tips to go out in Cologne, every day.
HV Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 25 investments in the past 12 months
We support exceptional founders in building market leading digital companies.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Internet, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • simpleclub — simpleclub - the most popular digital learning platform in Germany with over 1 million users per month.Loved by both students and parents, simpleclub makes it easy for students and learners to understand anything related to any subject at school by investing less time and therefore reducing stress. At simpleclub we are all creators. We have builta product that millions of people already use and are falling in love with. Check out our app for Apple and Android.We are on a mission to disrupt the traditional school-based learning system by creating a learning experience personalised to every student. Created in 2015 by back then students, Alexander Giesecke and Nicolai Schork, simpleclub has grown to over 1M users and going. In 2020, simpleclub secured a seed round from HV Capital (formerly HV Holtzbrinck Ventures) to accelerate growth.
  • Creator.Bid — Hub for the AI Creator Economy
  • Storyblok — Storyblok is an intuitive content management system that helps your developer and marketing teams get value from your content faster and create innovative digital experiences.
Indiana Capital VC Fund · Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Indiana Capital is a team of private equity and venture capitalists that offer funding and assist businesses from setup to operations.
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Investment focus
  • News, Life Science, Social Media
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Labiotech.eu — Labiotech.eu covers the global biotech industry, read by 150,000+ monthly visitors. Hope you'll enjoy our Biotech News!
JOT-Berlin VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Jot-Berlin is a group of angel investors.
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Investment focus
  • News, Life Science, Social Media
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Labiotech.eu — Labiotech.eu covers the global biotech industry, read by 150,000+ monthly visitors. Hope you'll enjoy our Biotech News!
Brandenburg Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Brandenburg Ventures is the early-stage oriented venture capital company founded by Prof. Karlheinz Brandenburg, best known as the co-inventor of MP3. They actively help innovative IPR-centric companies with early-stage funding and our top-end global network within the digital media ecosystem.
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Investment focus
  • B2B, Digital Media, Consumer Electronics
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Enginsight — Enginsight GmbH was founded in August 2017. With a highly motivated team, they are working together on the vision of providing companies with a solution that will enable them to safely and confidently navigate the digital future. Enginsight helps leading companies autonomously monitor and secure their entire IT landscape. Certified and highlytrained employees form the heart of Enginsight, together with partner companies around the globe. They analyze and monitor complete IT landscapes – recognize the connections and dependencies between websites and servers up to IoT-devices. The innovative software platform acts autonomously and points out the critical paths, risks and threats.
  • Brandenburg Labs — Brandenburg Labs has developed cutting-edge technology that enables a perfect lifelike audio experience over headphones, offering a unique opportunity to experience sound through headphones just like in real life. This technology is used in various entertainment applications. Later, we will provide the next generation of headphones that unlock thefull potential of human hearing. As computer animation has evolved from 2D to 3D and recently to AR/VR, audio technology has evolved as well, moving from stereo to 3D audio and now to our technology. We are the only company to deliver this experience, confirmed by over 600 audio professionals. Unlike any other headphones with spatial sound, our technology allows you to truly immerse yourself in the soundscape, rather than being bound by it. Users can navigate themselves through soundscapes and interact with sound sources, opening unlimited possibilities for storytelling. This digital audio advancement improves user experience, enhances performance, and promotes longer use.
  • Magnitude Internet — Thanks to its innovative, revolutionary and disruptive approach, paul Digital Assistant will be the leading platform for group transport while also solving the last-mile problem.
Gero Decker Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Gero is a co-founder and CEO, Gero is responsible for Signavio’s overall strategic direction. He is a business process management expert and passionate about product innovation. Before creating Signavio, he worked for SAP and McKinsey. Gero holds a PhD in Business Process Management from Hasso-Plattner-Institute.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Internet, Printing
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • parlamind — parlamind is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Customer Service. Based on latest research in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning as well as state of the art cloud software the parlamind team is building an AI of the next generation. parlamind will analyse, route, and autonomously answer incoming customer communication, and thus worksseamlessly together with its human counterparts as a member in the customer service team. parlamind was founded in August 2015 by Dr. Tina Klüwer, Christian Wolf, Dr. Núria Bertomeu Castelló and Tobias Lehmann. The founders combine their experience from E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, and AI-Research from leading companies and research facilities like wirkaufens.de, German Centre for Research in Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Deutsche Telekom Laboratories (T-Labs) and Searchmetrics.
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
Henrik Larsen Angel · Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Henrik Larsen is a Board member of Flextribe.
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Investment focus
  • Printing, Logistics, Digital Media
  • Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
NewAlpha Asset Management VC VC Fund · Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Expert in investments targeting the entrepreneurial financial industry, NewAlpha launched the first French venture capital fund dedicated to Fintech start-ups in November 2015. The fund has made five Fintech investments in 2016.NewAlpha provides qualified investors with access to the most innovative and dynamic firms in the financial industrythanks to its wide range of products and services. On behalf of its clients, NewAlpha selects, finances and supports innovative entrepreneurial projects, mainly in asset management but also in related sectors such as services for investment managers or financial technologies (Fintech and Insurtech).
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Software, Financial Services
  • Funding Round, Series B, Series A
  • France, Canada, Belgium
Portfolio highlights
  • GarantMe — Garantme is the best housing guarantor to rent in France. Apply in 5 minutes and get an answer within 24 hours.
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
  • Next Gate Tech — Next Gate Tech is a Luxembourg based, data-driven FundTech that provides innovative Software-as-a-Service solutions for the asset management industry. Our mission is to enhance the Fund industry technology, thanks to machine learning, data analytics, and smart automation. We capitalize on the rapid emergence of cloud-based computing frameworks tooffer fast, accurate, and robust solutions to our clients. We provide intelligent, adaptive, and dynamic automation solutions through a web platform to help industry players manage middle and back-office processes.
NIBC Bank N.V. VC Fund · The Hague, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
NIBC is the bank of choice for decisive financial moments. Our Corporate Banking activities offer a combination of advice, financing and co-investment in the sectors Telecom, Media, Technology & Services, Food, Agri, Retail & Health, Industries & Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Renewables, Commercial Real Estate, Offshore Energyand Shipping & Intermodal. Consumer Banking offers residential mortgages and online retail saving deposits via NIBC Direct in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Finance
  • Debt Financing, Funding Round, Series B
  • United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Netomnia — Netomnia are investing in and building a new full-fibre network right across the UK. Future-proofing homes and businesses with a reliable, high-quality, and high-speed internet connection.
  • Gigaclear — Gigaclear is one of the fastest and most reliable broadband networks in the UK. Delivered only to rural areas of England we deliver better broadband than is available to most towns and cities. With ultrafast, pure fibre broadband, available to every one of their customers, rural communities will be ready to meet the demands of Internet services ofthe future.Founded in December 2010 by Matthew Hare, the Chief Executive, the company has grown steadily ever since, key appointments have included Joe Frost in 2012 as Sales and Marketing Director and in March 2014 Simon Bullock joined the company as CFO.In May 2011 Ofcom applied the electronic communications code to Gigaclear for the purposes of the provision, by Gigaclear, of an electronic communications network in the United Kingdom. Also in May 2011 the company took a majority stake in local access pioneer Rutland Telecom and in September of that year the company started construction of its first fibre-to-the-premises network, which opened service in October 2011 in Hambleton in Rutland.During 2012 Gigaclear also delivered its first Gigabit fibre-to-the-premises network in the rural communities of Appleton, Eaton and Besselsleigh in Oxfordshire. During 2013 and 2014 the company opened new networks in Fyfield, Frilford, Farmoor, Stanton Harcourt, Woodeaton, Beckley and Northmoor in Oxfordshire, Godden Green in Kent and Uppingham in Rutland. At the end of 2015, Gigaclear had 27 rural networks live with 39 more in construction in Oxfordshire, Kent, Cambridgeshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. In addition Gigaclear is building rural networks supported by BDUK Superfast Broadband grants in Gloucestershire, West Berkshire and Essex.Gigaclear delivers incredibly fast, and reliable broadband access, everyone connected to the network has the same level of service regardless of 'distance from the cabinet' or weather conditions.
  • Betty Blocks — The only no-code platform for full empowerment, innovation and agility. Create mobile, business and web applications at lightning speed with Betty Blocks
Philipp Kreibohm Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Philipp Kreibohm - born in 1976. After completion of his law studies and PhD at FU Berlin he co-founded Mundwerk AG in Berlin in 2001, which was sold to Excelsis Business Technology AG in 2004. From 2006-2007 Philipp was a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and in 2007 a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. In 2007 he became foundingManaging Director of Rocket Internet, before he founded FP Commerce in 2009. Later on, this company was renamed to Home24 AG, where he is still the Co-CEO.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, E-Commerce, Legal
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • academa — Academa primarily offers digital education in administration.
  • 8returns — 8returns is the returns platform that turns your customers into loyal fans, while saving you time and money.
  • ChefCoco — Chef Coco offers personalized meals delivered daily based on your health and taste preferences.
Robert Maier Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Robert Maier
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Education, Logistics
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • academa — Academa primarily offers digital education in administration.
  • Movinga — Movinga is a vertically integrated logistics tech company for customers and medium-sized moving companies. As a professional full service provider, it offers logistically optimized moves for private individuals and companies, goods transports, and courier services.
  • Homebell — Homebell is a business enterprise that offers reliable craftsmen services at a fixed quote and fair prices for home & living space projects.The company is focused on its customers' home and create ideal living spaces. A professional approach and a high-quality result are the most important values for them and its craftsmen. The companyorganize and realize their customers' plans so that they can lean back and enjoy the results. Quality, transparency and fair pricing are part of their complete service. They are the reliable partner for home improvement.
European Union VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Discover how the EU functions, its principles, priorities; find out about its history and member countries; learn about its legal basis and your EU rights.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Grant, Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Atlante — The first EV Fastcharging Network enabled by renewables, energy storage and 100% grid-integrated.
  • Cellsway — Cellsway is a liquid biopsy company that was created to provide quick cancer CTC detection methods. The business's technology, which is minimally invasive and uses a straightforward blood sample for cancer monitoring, enables healthcare professionals to heal their patients and enhance their quality of life. focuses on the development ofmicrofluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies for biomedical purposes.
  • Tesla — Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy with electric cars, solar and integrated renewable energy solutions for homes and businesses.
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds VC Fund · Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 55 investments in the past 12 months
The seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) finances tech start-ups with growth potential and has supported more than 700 start-ups since 2005. With the launch of its fourth fund, HTGF now has about 1.4 billion euros under management. Its team of experienced investment managers and start-up experts support young companies with expertise,entrepreneurial spirit and passion. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in the fields of digital tech, industrial tech, life sciences, chemistry and related business areas. To date, external investors have injected about 5 billion euros of capital into the HTGF portfolio via more than 2,000 follow-on financing rounds. In addition, HTGF has already successfully sold shares in more than 170 companies. Fund investors in this public-private partnership include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital and 45 companies from a wide range of industries. Fund investors in this public-private partnership include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital and 45 companies from a wide range of industries.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Seqana — X-Ray-Vision” Monitoring SaaS, for Soil Organic Carbon. To fight climate change, we enable Project Developers and Agri-Food Corporates to measure and understand soil carbon sequestration in an ultra low cost, fast, precise, and affordable way. At planetary scale!
  • JUPUS — As the first legal AI secretary in Europe, JUPUS automates the entire process from initial client contact to the complete file. Lawyers are supported by an AI chatbot, an online appointment booking tool, and an AI platform that automatically collects and processes inquiries, information, and documents, facilitating automated communication withclients.
  • Synthara Technologies — Synthara is a Zurich-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides system-level solutions for businesses to enhance their products or services with smart features. The company portable and wearable gadgets such as virtual reality headsets, small wireless monitoring cameras, sensor networks, have limited smart features because computingpowerful algorithms cannot be run on them. Synthara IPs provide server-class performance with an extremely low energy requirement for neural networks (10 TOPs/Watt).
Heiko Hubertz Angel · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Heiko Hubertz - Founder & CEO @ Oxolo
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Information Technology, Digital Media
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Bulgaria, Portugal
Portfolio highlights
  • CASAFARI — The best-kept secret in property data for professionals across Europe. Access millions of properties, precise market analysis and leads.
  • i2x — For teams - Improve your communication skills on the phone with the i2x app, a communication trainer for Android and the web. i2x makes sure your calls are clear, on-brand and effective - through instant and personalized feedback.
  • VisionAI — VisionAI is a rebellious research lab crafting products to enhance and grow online shops with visual and text-based AI. Experience our new website.
Simon Bungers Angel
Simon Bungers
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Investment focus
  • News, Life Science, Social Media
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Labiotech.eu — Labiotech.eu covers the global biotech industry, read by 150,000+ monthly visitors. Hope you'll enjoy our Biotech News!
Marcus Erken Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Happy & curious.Dr. Marcus is a founding partner of Sunfish Partners, an early stage VC that invests in Polish deep tech startups with global ambitions.In addition, he has made angel investments throughout the world and co-lectures an annual university course in which students start their own companies.Previously, Marcus had the privilegeto work with more than 120 student startups at WHU’s university incubator, which he helped establish and run.Marcus holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Business & Management from WHU Vallendar, a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University, and was a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Software
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Angel
  • Poland, Germany, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • liftOS — liftOS allows you to find, access and work with your SaaS tools without friction. Organise your data & apps and spend less time switching tabs.
  • Airmo — Airmo is a space tech company that offers an independent data source that locates, quantifies, and tracks carbon dioxide and methane emissions through a small satellite constellation.
  • Blockbrain — Blockbrain analyzes millions of transactions on the blockchain to proactively detect threats and opportunities for digital assets you store in crypto wallets and exchanges.The company manages all types of wallets in one secure technology. Track KPIs, be aware of threats, and manage your assets.Blockbrain was established on May 6, 2022 byJohannes Strachwitz in Hamburg, Germany.
APX VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 19 investments in the past 12 months
APX is Europe’s leading very-early-stage VC. Based in Berlin and backed by Axel Springer and Porsche, we support and partner with the most ambitious founding teams from Europe and beyond - often as their first investor.We invest up to EUR 500K in startups until a series A starting with a quick EUR 50K investment, and within a few months,depending on traction and speed, we can invest further. Each month we invest in new teams who become part of the APX community, counting hundreds of other founders. Since 2018, we have invested in 100+ startups across 20+ industries with founders from 20+ countries together with 100+ co-investors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • askui — Use natural language to automate your UI tests. Our UI test solution is based on visual features and offers a real no-code black-box test.
  • ChipFlow — ChipFlow is an open-source semiconductor chip design platform.
  • CYCLE — GetHenry is a rapidly growing subscription service for market-leading delivery companies. We make sure that thousands of couriers are on the move safely, quickly and comfortably every day. In this way, we not only create added value for delivery services, but also help to reduce transport-related CO2 emissions on the last mile.
LBBW VC VC Fund · Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
We help brilliant teams with a strong moat to establish visionary market leaders.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Oska Health — Oska Health delivers digital-enabled care solutions for chronic kidney disease patients, a top clinical need for healthcare payers. By leveraging evidence-based medical best practices and behavioral science, Oska Health aims to empower individuals with kidney disease to mitigate their risk of cardiovascular complications and kidney failure whilesimultaneously lowering costs of care. The company partners with healthcare payers to provide a comprehensive solution that includes a personal coach, a state-of-the-art health app, and intelligent treatment plan algorithms, all designed to help individuals establish new routines and achieve optimal health outcomes.
  • Code Intelligence — Always be a step ahead. Find and fix vulnerabilities before others do. Run automated security tests with each pull request!
  • specter automation — Construction is the second least digitized sector in the world with 96% of all data being unused. Although detailed planning data is created upfront, a lack of suitable digital tools prevents its transfer to the construction site. SPECTER’s web-based construction management software uniquely incorporates the core components of constructionplanning, reducing the organizational burden on construction management and helping to meet project timelines and budgets.
pd ventures VC Fund · Augsburg, Bayern, Germany
pd ventures is a venture capital firm based in Augsburg, Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Online Portals, SaaS
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Ryte — Ryte is the market leader in Website Quality Management, helping businesses optimize their website quality and performance with its cloud-based software product. Ryte empowers more than 1 million digital marketers and agencies worldwide to improve their website’s technical health, increase organic traffic and conversions, and avoid legal risk. Itis best known for its state-of-the-art crawling technology and unrivaled search data. Some of the world’s most renowned companies, like BMW, Allianz, and Sixt, trust in Ryte to manage their website quality and stay competitive online. Ryte was founded by Marcus Tandler, Andy Bruckschoegl, and Niels Doerje, and is headquartered in Munich, Germany with an office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • nebenan.de — Nebenan.de offers neighbors a useful and secure platform for building and maintaining neighborly relations. Nebenan.de is a social network intended for neighbors with over 800,000 users in more than 6,000 neighborhoods. The aim of the platform is to build functioning relationships between people from the surrounding area.
  • asgoodasnew — asgoodasnew electronics GmbH (formerly asgoodas.nu GmbH) is the No. 1 source for refurbished Consumer Electronics in Europe and also runs WIRKAUFENS, the easy, fast, and safe way to turn your used electronic gadgets into cash. The company is active in Germany and Austria (WIRKAUFENS), Spain (LOCOMPRAMOS) and Poland (KUPIMYTO) as a trade-in serviceand selling their products worldwide B2C and B2B.
Pioneers Ventures VC Fund · Linz, Oberosterreich, Austria
Pioneers Ventures is a EUR 10M early-stage VC fund empowering outstanding startups with its global network of corporates, industry experts, and entrepreneurs. Besides the financial component it provides startups with an extensive support program.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Apps, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Austria, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Fretello — Made by guitarists, for guitarists, Fretello started as a simple app that our CEO, Florian, created as a companion to help him improve his skills. Seven years and many iterations later, we’re now the app of choice for guitar players of all levels who have a genuine thirst to improve.Driven by a belief that anyone can learn guitar, but noteveryone is taught well, we cut through the noise to give guitarists a comprehensive education that actually sticks. We know that proper learning takes time. We’re not here to simply teach you a few riffs and the odd song. We’re here to teach you how to really play your instrument. For us, the goal is mastery but with continual improvement. So, we’ve combined the insights of educational experts and professional musicians with advanced AI technology to create a truly innovative learning tool. That’s why we offer a structured Learn Path alongside tailored practice plans, daily guitar workouts, a large song library, and interactive jam sessions. We tackle playing guitar from every angle because that’s how confident, versatile guitarists are made. As passionate musicians, we count being able to express ourselves through music as one of life’s greatest joys. Whether with or without us, we hope you find a way to experience some of that too.
  • Shopstory — boomerank is a SaaS that helps eCommerce companies grow automatically with help of a powerful AI and the creation of an immense data hub.
  • triply — Sustainable mobility made easy. We help companies and organizations design safe and sustainable mobility solutions.
Michael Schrezenmaier Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Michael Schrezenmaier is CEO Europe at SumUp. Attended WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, Digital Media
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • academa — Academa primarily offers digital education in administration.
  • Quix — A fully managed stream processing platform that helps teams transform data into products.
Tengelmann Social Ventures VC Fund · Mülheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Tengelmann Social Ventures GmbH was founded as a sister company of Tengelmann Ventures GmbH and is a subsidiary of the Tengelmann Group. Tengelmann Social Ventures strives to finance social businesses and to support social entrepreneurs with advice. Good social business ideas are often not pursued in the early stages, due to lack of capital and notenough consultation. Tengelmann Social Ventures aims to close this gap through early commitment.
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Investment focus
  • Education, SaaS, Video
  • Seed, Funding Round, Debt Financing
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Hashtag You — We aim to build the next generation of social media brands by leveraging our expertise in influencer marketing and creating strong brand-based communities.
  • CareerFoundry — Transform your career with a CareerFoundry Program. Everything you need to go from complete beginner to fully qualified designer, developer or analyst within...
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
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