Top 50 FinTech VC Funds in Germany

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FinTech VC Funds in Germany
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
finleap 36 25 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Financial; Software; Lending and Investments 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.
HV Capital 270 22 Series A; Seed; Series B Commerce/Shopping; Software; Internet We support exceptional founders in building market leading digital companies.
High-Tech Grunderfonds 275 18 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven startups. With EUR 895.5 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge more than 500 startups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion, its teamof experienced investment managers and startup experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech startups in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemistry, and life sciences.To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2 billion into the HTGF portfolio via about 1,400 follow-on financing rounds. HTGF has also successfully sold interests in more than 100 companies. Investors in this public-private partnership include the Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs and Energy, the KfW Banking Group, and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., as well as the companies ALTANA, BASF, BAYER, B.Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim, Robert Bosch, BÜFA, CEWE, Deutsche Post DHL, Dräger, Drillisch AG, EVONIK, EWE AG, FOND OF Haniel, Hettich, Knauf, Körber, LANXESS, media + more venture Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, PHOENIX CONTACT, Postbank, QIAGEN, RWE Generation SE, SAP, Schufa, Schwarz Gruppe, STIHL, Thüga, Vector Informatik, WACKER and Wilh. Werhahn KG.
Point Nine 182 17 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; IT Point Nine Capital is a Berlin-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on early-stage Internet investments in areas like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), online marketplaces, and mobile.The fund and its managers, Pawel Chudzinski and Christoph Janz have backed a number of highly successful Internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Clio,Shiftplanning, Vend, Typeform, and Zendesk from their earliest stages.
Speedinvest 286 15 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €400m 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.
Atlantic Labs 134 15 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Health Care; Apps Atlantic Labs supports and invests in mission-driven founders working on transformative technology ventures.&nbsp;<br><br>We partner with founders early, providing the capital, tools and network necessary to growing their companies and accompanying them on their entrepreneurial journey. We are currently active in areas including Digital Health, Future of Work, Machine Learning, Decentralized Networks, Mobility and Industrial Applications.
Cherry Ventures 163 14 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Financial Cherry Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm led by a team of entrepreneurs with experience building fast-scaling companies such as Zalando and Spotify. The firm backs Europe's boldest founders, usually as their first institutional investor, and supports them in everything from their go-to-market strategy and the scaling of theirbusinesses. Cherry Ventures has previously invested in the seed stage of over 50 companies across Europe, including FlixBus, Auto1 Group, Infarm, Rows, Forto, and TourRadar. Cherry Ventures is based in Berlin and invests across Europe with operations in London, Paris, and Stockholm.
Picus Capital 203 14 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Real Estate 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.
DvH Ventures 50 13 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Financial; Data and Analytics Investing early in Europe's most passionate founders.
coparion 80 13 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Data and Analytics Coparion provides venture capital to accelerate momentum and growth. With a currently active fund of EUR 275 million, Coparion has the means to do so.Coparion supports entrepreneurial vision with know-how, but without intervening in daily business operations. Thanks to in-depth experience in venture capital and in building companies, the Coparionteam discerns potential and opens up new perspectives. Coparion has the substance, tenacity, and creativity required to mutually manage difficult situations successfully.Coparion only invests with co-investors. The fund invests up to EUR 15M per company, usually in several financing rounds of EUR 0.5-8M each. The investment focus is on German companies in the start-up and early growth phases. Coparion is based in Cologne and Berlin.
APX 131 12 Pre-Seed; Seed; Funding Round Software; IT; Data and Analytics 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.
neosfer (formerly main incubator) 41 11 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT Invest. Build. Connect. neosfer is shaping the digital and sustainable future in financial services. neosfer (formerly main incubator) is the early stage VC of Commerzbank Group. The company is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. Through strategic investments in the fields of Fintech, Crypto, B2B SaaS & Sustainability neosfer participates ininnovations and makes them available for Commerzbank and its customers.
Project A Ventures 129 11 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet Project A is an early-stage venture capital firm, combining financial and operational support for technology companies. In addition to $600 M in assets under management, Project A provides its portfolio companies with a wide range of operational support services. This includes more than 100 experts from key areas such as software engineering,business intelligence, marketing, and recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Trade Republic, sennder, KRY, Catawiki, WorldRemit, Spryker, and Voi.
Global Founders Capital 647 10 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
La Famiglia 75 10 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Transportation We are an early-stage venture capital fund backing the best tech entrepreneurs across Europe and the US
Saarbruecker 21 68 10 Seed; Angel; Pre-Seed Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet They are a group of friends and internet/tech entrepreneurs who first met ten years ago in Saarbruecker Strasse 21 in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. All of them started successful businesses, they are founders and share a passion for building great companies. As active business angels, they also invest in young startups, either individually orcollectively as a group. They provide seed funding for killer-founders and great ideas. But way more important: they help to avoid mistakes that they have already made . They introduce to the right people. They provide with all the experience that they have. Not just talking about it but helping hands-on.
Headline 266 9 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Headline is a Venture Capital firm actively on the ground in 7 cities around the world. We invest across categories and geographies, leading rounds at every stage. Once we commit to a team, we go to the ends of the earth to make their success global.
Earlybird Venture Capital 182 9 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; IT Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all development and growth phases of technology companies. Among the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources but also strategic support plus access to an international network and capital markets. With EUR 2 billion under management,eight IPOs and 30 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most established and active venture capital firms in Europe.
Valar Ventures 134 8 Series A; Series B; Seed Financial; Software; Lending and Investments Valar Ventures is a venture capital firm backed by Peter Thiel. Valar partners with entrepreneurs globally and believes that an increasing number of transformative technology companies will be started outside of Silicon Valley, and that the founders of those companies will benefit from having a partner that understands their unique challenges andopportunities.
btov Partners 168 8 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Btov Partners is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in digital and industrial technology companies. With investment teams in Digital and Industrial Tech, Btov invests EUR 50m per year in high-growth companies with ticket sizes from EUR 0.25m to 3.5m.
Runa Capital 117 7 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Data and Analytics Runa Capital is a technology-focused venture capital firm managing two funds – Runa I was launched with $135M in 2010 and has made 33 investments, Runa II of $135M was launched in 2014 and has made 30 investmerns and Runa III was started in 2019 and is in active investment stage right now. The fund was established to seek early stageopportunities in the rapidly growing tech sector, with the specific focus on cloud business applications, complex software (middleware, machine intelligence, etc), fintech, edutech and digital healthcare. Runa brings a team with extensive operational experience and is focused on finding growth businesses that generate revenues, supporting them in the global marketplace and turning them into international champions.Founded by Serg Bell, Ilya Zubarev (founders of Parallels and Acronis) and Dmitry Chikhachev (Ericsson, Ritzio, Uvenco) Runa Capital is run by a team of successful entrepreneurs, most of whom have worked together for over 15 years.It is a united team with broad geographical and cross-industry experience, as well as an extensive professional network. Runa Capital investment team members possess an excellent track record in tech investments.
Fly Ventures 64 7 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Data and Analytics; Science/Engineering Fly Ventures is a specialized VC for technical founders solving hard problems. Fly invests from day-zero to seed.
Redstone 49 7 Series A; Funding Round; Seed Software; IT; Financial Redstone is a Berlin-based Venture Capital firm working with multiple corporate venture funds. They have reinvented corporate Venture Capital through their VC-as-a-Service model, which connects industry leaders with ambitious founders.Together with their industry partners, they activate corporate capital, knowledge and network to support theirentrepreneurs in growing their businesses. Additionally to their investment service they provide tailored intelligence that empowers partners to make better-informed strategic decisions and stay informed about future digital trends.Redstone is run by experienced entrepreneurs and investors with deep roots in the German and European technology ecosystem. Their founding partners have built and advised some of Europe's largest technology companies over the last two decades.With globally operating investment and data analytics teams, they strive to find and support the most ambitious ventures in sectors and stages that match their funds' investment theses. As a trusted partner, they pride their self on fast and transparent communication both on the startup and the investor side.
Yabeo Capital 34 7 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Financial; Software; Health Care We are an early-stage investor that believes in flexible Evergreen funding without the limitations of traditional funds.
Avala Capital 32 7 Seed; Series A; Series B Commerce/Shopping; Software; Financial Avala Capital invests in high-growth companies with ambitious goals and the talents to achieve them. The company partners with exceptional entrepreneurs capable of disrupting a market by creating major change in a way which can be sustained and scaled. Its focus is on Internet business models, such as cloud, mobile, and online marketplaces as wellas on businesses heavily benefiting from offline to online conversion.
Rocket Internet 126 7 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Commerce/Shopping; Internet; Financial Rocket Internet incubates, builds, develops operationally and strategically invests in internet and technology companies globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world.
10x Group 87 6 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT 10x Group is a group of serial entrepreneurs and founders investing in founders of digital start-ups in Europe and Silicon Valley.
Rheingau Founders 76 6 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Commerce/Shopping; Health Care Rheingau Founders is a Berlin&Munich based Venture Capital firm active since 2011. Focusing on pre-seed to Series A investments in Europe, predominantly B2B in the fields of Marketplaces, Software as a Service, InsurTech, and eHealth. Rheingau targets start-ups that have the potential to sustainably disrupt existing processes and value chains.Besides the financial investment, we offer strategic support through the mentorship of our partners.
Cavalry Ventures 74 6 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; IT; Professional Services Cavalry is an early-stage venture capital investor focused on European technology companies.
CommerzVentures 45 6 Series B; Series A; Series C Financial; Software; Payments Venture capital investor in early stage FinTech and InsurTech companies starting at Series A in Europe, Israel and the USA.
Capnamic Ventures 97 6 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics Capnamic is a Venture Capital firm supporting ambitious founders in the German-speaking regions. Our focus is on the early stages, from (Pre-)Seed to Series A.
Heartcore Capital 130 6 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Gaming; Media and Entertainment Heartcore Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing founders building category-defining consumer internet brands.Founded as Sunstone Capital in 2007, Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe andoccasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams.
Creandum 150 6 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; IT; Mobile Creandum is a European early-stage venture capital firm backing some of Europe's most successful tech companies including Spotify, iZettle, Depop, Klarna, KRY, Epidemic Sound and Small Giant Games. Creandum has offices in Stockholm, Berlin, London, and San Francisco.
NRW.BANK 73 6 Seed; Series A; Series B Science/Engineering; Software; Health Care NRW.BANK is the development bank for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It supports its owner – the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – in fulfilling its tasks, notably in the fields of structural, economic, social and housing policy. NRW.BANK pools the promotion and development programmes of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the FederalRepublic of Germany and the European Union and combines them with its own equity and debt products and advisory services. It offers the full range of financial products in three areas “Economy”, “Housing”, and “Infrastructure/Municipalities”. NRW.BANK operates in a competitively neutral manner as a partner of banks and savings banks.
FinTech Collective 102 6 Seed; Series A; Series B Financial; Software; Lending and Investments We back creators with a hunger to reimagine the way money flows through the world.
Bayern Kapital 125 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Bayern Kapital (founded at the end of 1995) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the LfA Foerderbank Bayern (Bavaria‘s development bank). Bayern Kapital’s objective is to finance research and development as well as the market launch of new products, product diversifications, and expansion of the market share.The requesting company has to be located inBavaria. Industries are e. g. IT/software, life sciences, new materials, micro-systems and environmental technologies.Bayern Kapital and its funds have invested in more than 250 companies and currently manages funds to the value of EUR 340 m. The five investing funds currently managed by Bayern Kapital are Seedfonds Bayern, Clusterfonds Start-Up!, Innovationsfonds, Innovationsfonds EFRE and Wachstumsfonds Bayern.
Mosaic Ventures 81 5 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT We back founders who are reimagining the world. We invest $1-10m early, in those building daring adventures in Europe.
bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen 53 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Software; Health Care; IT bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen is a regional venture capital and private equity company with fokus on investments in the State of Thüringen in Germany only. We invest in innovative companies with strong growth potential across all sectors and all phases of the corporate lifecycle.
Michael Grabner Media GmbH 18 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Financial; Internet; Software MGM - MIchael Grabner Media GmbH. Business Angel for Startups
The Delta 30 5 Pre-Seed; Seed; Angel Financial; Software; Lending and Investments The Delta is a Venture Catalyst based in Berlin, Germany and Cape Town, South Africa. We build and invest into new ventures. Our ventures have raised more than $1bn im funding and have a value of more than $3bn.
The Delta 28 5 Pre-Seed; Seed; Angel Software; Financial; Lending and Investments As a venture catalyst we provide the products, services, and capital required to take hyper-growth ventures all the way from an idea to a successful exit. We discover, build, launch, and scale great startups, with an unbeatable ecosystem of world-class talent, top founders, and serious investors.
Redalpine 71 5 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Financial; Media and Entertainment Redalpine provides venture capital to highly scalable European start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious vision into reality by providing money, experience, coaching and a network. The firm prefers to invest in disruptive business models with a moderate total capital need in the fields of informationtechnology (ICT) and life sciences in seed and early stage.Redalpine started with its first fund (Redalpine Capital I) in 2007 based on the track-record of some excellent trade-sales and IPOs as serial entrepreneurs and professional angel investors. Redalpine sucessfully launched Redalpine Capital II in 2012 and Redalpine Capital III in 2016. The funds are registered in Luxemburg and backed by dozens of experienced entrepreneurs and investors representing various countries, and a broad range of industries.
Paua Ventures 71 5 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Internet; Hardware We are an early-stage venture capital firm based in Berlin providing capital to B2B Software companies.
Fabric Ventures 62 5 Seed; Series A; Initial Coin Offering Software; Financial; Other Fabric backs the founders of the Open Economy. Investing in builders, businesses, and networks from inception to scaling since 2012.
Advanced Blockchain 12 5 Seed; Series A; Angel Financial; Other; Software Advanced Blockchain AG is a publicly listed investor, incubator, and partner in the blockchain industry.
STS Ventures 24 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Software; Commerce/Shopping; Transportation STS Ventures is a Cologne-based industry agnostic early-stage investor. We typically invest in firms headquartered in the DACH region. A typical initial investment ranges from €200k - €500k with up to a total of €5 million per company through follow-up investments. To help build a strong foundation, we prefer to be amongst the first investors.
TEV Ventures 84 5 Series A; Funding Round; Seed Commerce/Shopping; Internet; Software TEV is a spin-off from Tengelmann Ventures, which is the venture capital subsidiary of Tengelmann Group.The TEV team was responsible for Tengelmann Ventures’ Vintages I and II, two evergreen funds financed from the Tengelmann Group balance sheet. In the past 10 years the TEV team invested more than € 400m into companies that have become marketleaders, among them Zalando, Delivery Hero, Klarna, Wish, Scalable Capital, data Artisans, Lazada and brands4friends. TEV Ventures Vintage III is the third fund managed by the TEV team and the first one open to external LPs. Just as Vintage I and II, Vintage III will be focused on investments in early-stage companies in the consumer-internet, digital services and emerging technology areas. Geographical investment focus will be Germany (70%) and Europe more generally (30%). Fundraising started in July 2019.
Helvetia Venture Fund 23 5 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Financial; Software; Commerce/Shopping Helvetia has a long tradition: in over 150 years, it has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful international insurance group. Today, Helvetia has subsidiaries in its home market Switzerland as well as in the countries that make up the Europe market area: Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain. Helvetia is alsopresent in France with its Specialty Markets market area and through selected regions worldwide.
MPGI 40 5 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Financial; Commerce/Shopping; Software MPGI is a private holding that invests in disruptive technology companies globally. Its portfolio companies have collectively raised over US$ 2.5 billion in capital, employ over 8,000 people and have operations in 30 countries across six continents.
Ilavska Vuillermoz Capital 20 5 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Financial; Lending and Investments; Software Ilavska Vuillermoz Capital is a Luxembourg-based private equity firm founded in 2019.
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