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Top 50 Hardware Startup Investors in Germany

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

Top 50 Hardware Startup Investors in Germany

Investor Hardware Germany investments
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds 64
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen 30
Bayern Kapital 27
UVC Partners 19
KfW 17
Earlybird Venture Capital 14
EnBW New Ventures 14
bmp Ventures 14
coparion 13
Atlantic Labs 12
BayBG Venture Capital 12
MIG Capital 11
Target Partners 11
FTTF 11
Capnamic Ventures 11
Enjoyventure Management 11
NRW.BANK 10
Cherry Ventures 9
b2venture 9
Future Energy Ventures 8
IFB Innovationsstarter 8
bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen 8
Brandenburg Kapital 8
Picus Capital 8
Global Founders Capital 8
Wellington Partners 7
HV Capital 7
Balderton Capital 6
Fluxunit - Osram Ventures 6
Born2Grow 6
Senovo 6
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS 6
TEV Ventures 6
La Famiglia 6
SquareOne 5
Crane Venture Partners 5
Vito Ventures 5
Target Global 5
WestTech Ventures 5
L-Bank 5
IBG Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt 5
Unger Group 5
Neuhaus Partners 5
BlueYard Capital 5
DN Capital 5
TUDAG 5
IBB Ventures 5
SPDG 5
Creathor Ventures 5
Vsquared Ventures 5
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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).
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen VC Fund · Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany · 6 investments in the past 12 months
TGFS - Technologiegruenderfonds Sachsen is an early stage VC fund targeting high tech startups with strong growth potential. The fund invests into ventures located in Saxony/Germany, Europe's leading semiconductor cluster. The team has invested into more than 120 companies so far, including more than 40 investments from the currentfund.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • MiViA — From microstructure segmentation to grain size measurement! Our AI engine provides a fast and reliable metallographic analysis for metallic products.}
  • Packwise — Packwise is bringing Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) to the Internet of Things. Their Packwise Smart Cap makes a container intelligent and allows for improved and automated packaging management and logistics. Millions of IBCs are being used by chemical, pharmaceutical and food companies every day. Their Packwise Smart Cap is narrow-band LPWANconnected and provides users with real-time information on the state and location of containers.Packwise develops ready-to-use web applications and can be integrated with existing in-house IT or software through web service API.Packwise GmbH is a German company based in the Silicon Saxony. Packwise is Europe’s pioneer in digital industrial packaging management (IBCs and drums).
  • watttron — Watttron invents a revolutionary heating system that can heat up surfaces heterogeneously.Watttron develops an innovative heating technology that can be used in various industrial processes. It is superior to current heating systems in many ways and offers a number of advantages. On the following pages, you will find information about possibleapplications and opportunities.The company is located in the Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Freital – a technology and start-up center on the outskirts of Dresden, the state capital of Saxony.
Bayern Kapital VC Fund · Landshut, Bayern, Germany · 23 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Insempra — Origin.Bio creates synthetic microorganisms that can make many of the same ingredients as traditional chemical industrialization processes today, but with significantly fewer energy requirements and waste produced while eradicating the need for petrochemicals.The company drives the convergence of engineering with biology, using DNA as theprogramming language. Rather than editing genetic material only in or out of DNA, engineers can hack entirely new organisms that have never existed — all powered by computing, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI)/machine-learning while leveraging millions of years of evolution. Operating at an atomic level, the company farms organisms with microscopic precision and integrates them into existing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manufacturing processes. This asset-light approach enables Origin.Bio to generate sustainable materials at speed in a cost-effective way, without compromising on performance.
  • Proxima Fusion — We are a European fusion energy startup pursuing the clearest path to grid deployment.
  • Tubulis — Reimagining Antibody Drug Conjugates Tubulis generates uniquely matched protein-drug conjugates through the combination of novel proprietary technologies and disease-specific biologic insight. Our goal is to expand the therapeutic potential of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) by increasing design flexibility while overcoming constraints of toxicity, efficacy and indication. Tubulis will build new conjugates to fill its pipeline and
UVC Partners VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 13 investments in the past 12 months
UVC Partners is a Munich- and Berlin-based early-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-based startups in the areas of enterprise software, industrial technologies, and mobility. The fund typically invests between € 0.5 - 10m initially and up to € 20m in total per company.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, Denmark
Portfolio highlights
  • Cyclize — Cyclize enables a carbon circular economy with innovative plasma sources for chemical recycling, CO2-splitting, and gas reforming.
  • Reel Energy — Accelerate the transition to a society powered 100% by renewables. Reduce your company's carbon footprint with electricity from new solar parks and wind farms.
  • Proxima Fusion — We are a European fusion energy startup pursuing the clearest path to grid deployment.
KfW VC Fund · Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
KfW gives impetus to economic, social and ecological development worldwide. As a promotional bank under the ownership of the Federal Republic and the Länder (federal states), it offers support to encourage sustainable improvement in economic, social, ecological living and business conditions, among others in the areas of small and medium-sizedenterprise, entrepreneurialship, environmental protection, housing, infrastructure, education finance, project and export finance, and development cooperation.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Software, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, India, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Uniper — Uniper is an international energy company with about 11,000 employees. They combine a balanced portfolio of technologically advanced large-scale assets with outstanding technical and commercial expertise. Uniper is a German energy company based in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia. It was formed by the separation of E.ON's fossil fuel assetsinto a separate company that began operating on 1 January 2016.
  • Vectoflow — Vectoflow is an innovative company developing fluid-dynamic metrology devices for fluid flow and dynamics measurement. It offers standardized and customized flow measurement technology that measures the static and total pressure, velocity, and angle of attack of a flow. These products are used in motorsport, aviation, turbine machine development,and research sectors.
  • Electrochaea — Electrochaea is commercializing a disruptive, scalable technology to convert electric power into methane, the principal component of natural gas. Using CO2 as a feedstock gas, power can be efficiently converted to renewable natural gas for power storage, for transportation fuels, or for transmission via a natural gas network. The company licensedtechnology from the University of Chicago and is led by the Nidus Partners, a St. Louis investment group specializing in renewable energy. Mich Hein, a Nidus Managing Partner, serves as CEO.Electrochaea has developed a commercially viable and disruptive solution for utility-scale energy storage, grid balancing, and carbon reuse. Their proprietary process converts low-cost and stranded electricity and carbon dioxide into pipeline-grade renewable gas for direct injection into the existing natural gas grid, a conversion process known as “power-to-gas”.
Earlybird Venture Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 32 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • EthonAI — The EthonAI Manufacturing Analytics System is a powerful software suite to achieve operational excellence at scale.
  • M^0 Labs — M^0 is money middleware for the digital age. It is a decentralized, on-chain protocol, as well as a corresponding set of off-chain standards and APIs, that allows holders of high-quality eligible collateral to participate in the issuance of a fungible cryptodollar. With M^0, any number of institutions around the world can tap on turnkey middlewareto become their own cryptodollar issuer, upgrading their money tech stack to the digital age.
  • FintechOS — FintechOS extends your core, letting you innovate banking and insurance products, digital journeys, and back-office workflows without the cost or risk.
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.
bmp Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
bmp Ventures is an innovative Venture Capital Company from Berlin. Since 1997 we’ve been investing Smart Money in Early Stage and Growth Startups. We finance ingenious business models with outstanding teams, who build fast-growing and sustainably profitable enterprises.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Neotiv — Enabling cognitive health
  • RAYDIAX — We are Raydiax.Interventional only.Our goal is to reinvent computer tomography that is focussed on treatment.
  • InLine-Med — Radiologists perform safe, precise & easy interventions with the InLine-Med surgical tools and assistance devices.
coparion VC Fund · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 6 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, FinTech
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Finoa — Finoa is the leading European crypto-asset management platform, empowering businesses and institutions to engage with crypto safely and intuitively.
  • Protembis — ProtEmbo is designed to be a simple and reliable solution for one of the most feared complications during TAVR.The advent of transcatheter treatments for valvular heart disease has been a major revolution in the care of patients with disabilities or intercurrent illnesses that precluded undergoing stressful open cardiac surgical procedures.Nonetheless, in spite of ongoing improvements in TAVR procedures and outcomes, the occurrence of cerebrovascular events represents a significant morbidity of TAVR.Protembis was founded based on the vision to reduce the risk of cerebrovascular events, thereby improving outcomes and making TAVR even safer – especially in light of TAVR shifting to younger and lower-risk patients. The ProtEmbo System is an adjunctive device used during TAVR and removed following completion of valve implantation. The ProtEmbo is an intra-aortic filter device that is designed to deflect embolic material arising during TAVR away from the cerebral circulation.
  • Tubulis — Reimagining Antibody Drug Conjugates Tubulis generates uniquely matched protein-drug conjugates through the combination of novel proprietary technologies and disease-specific biologic insight. Our goal is to expand the therapeutic potential of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) by increasing design flexibility while overcoming constraints of toxicity, efficacy and indication. Tubulis will build new conjugates to fill its pipeline and
Atlantic Labs VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 12 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Heyflow — Create better customer interactions with conversational flows. More personal. More conversions. Build your flow today! No coding required.
  • Embea — Embea takes Embedded Insurance to Life & Health. Our easy-to-understand plans protect families against the most severe life risks of critical illnesses, accidents, and death. Companies of every size embed our simple and transparent insurance products into their apps and services. Embea removes complexity, paperwork, and pushy sales from theworld of life insurance. Our vision is a world where fair and affordable insurance is accessible to everyone.
  • SCRYPT Digital — Your trusted partner for crypto assets
BayBG Venture Capital VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Innovative post-revenue startups with first customers trust us as highly reliable investors. We have been an active player in the venture capital market for over 25 years. Due to our evergreen approach, we offer institutional venture capital without the limitations of the usual fund structure. Predominantly we invest straight equity. Additionally,we can offer venture debt to mature startups close to break-even in order to avoid further dilution for founders. Being a private investment company we act as both lead investor or co-investor. We can also fulfill the private lead investor role for public investors like Bayern Kapital. Together we are increasing YOUR company's value.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Italy, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • memtime — memtime shows you everything you worked on during the day. Each program is recorded so that you can quickly remember. Add-on available for any software. | memtime
  • SUSHI Bikes — SUSHI Bikes has developed the perfect e-bike for modern urban people.
  • Kloster Kitchen — Kloster Kitchen is a monastery kitchen as the root of unique taste.
MIG Capital VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Zusammen gestalten wir die Unternehmen von morgen.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • Germany, France, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • HawkCell — A plug-and-play solution turning human MRI into the first animal-dedicated imaging enhanced with AI algorithms. A unique MRI solution.
  • Look Up Space — Lookup space is the next global leader for space safety, security and sustainability
  • Innatera — Innatera is a Dutch nanotech company and an offspring of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Target Partners VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Target Partners is a German venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. With 300 million Euro under management, Target Partners is one of the leading venture capital investors in Germany.The partners of Target Partners have years of collective experience as successful managers, entrepreneurs and venture capitalinvestors in Europe and the USA. They founded or led companies their selves, developed or sold technology products their selves. They have seen numerous companies through to IPO and beyond. They understand the challenges an entrepreneur faces and that the road to success often isn't simple and straight.Both in Europe and the USA Target Partners has a large network in industry and venture capital. They open doors for you to customers, business partners, experienced managers and financial markets. They support you in business development, in international expansion, in closing OEM or distribution contracts, and in acquisition decisions. In addition, several dozen European and US entrepreneurs and top managers, as well as a number of US venture capitalists, have personally invested in their funds and thus have a particularly strong interest in your company's success.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Enterprise Software, SaaS
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Germany, United States, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • tado° — Tado° is The Heating App for private homes and small businesses. It adjusts to the residents' behavior in real time and also takes current weather forecasts and building characteristics into account. tado° GmbH is a Munich based Tech Startup bringing Internet of Things into the Cleantech Market. It was founded by Christian Deilmann, JohannesSchwarz, Valentin Sawadski and Leopold von Bismarck in 2011. A team of qualified young professionals has been working on the development of tado° for approximately two years in Munich.
  • NavVis — NavVis next-generation technology for the built environment enables accurate mobile mapping of indoor spaces and enterprise-ready digital twin solutions.
  • Dedrone — Dedrone is the global leader in anti-drone / counter-drone solutions with the most customers in more countries
FTTF VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Deep Tech Start-Ups without a proven use case have hard times raising capital in early stages. We help to overcome this financing gap.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • constellr — Smart Farming and Climate Monitoring from Space. At constellr, we are using cutting-edge beyond-visual imaging technology to revolutionise the way we assess crucial aspects of our planet's health.
  • Logistikbude — Logistikbude is a web-based software to automate the load carrier management. It is independent of load carrier types and addresses both the tracking of own load carriers and the management of exchange processes in open pools.
  • volytica diagnostics — Our battery monitoring software reduces operational risks from e-mobility to storage and enhances battery life.
Capnamic Ventures VC Fund · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United States, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Sunhat — Sunhat empowers sustainability teams to deliver audit-ready responses for customer questionnaires, reporting checklists and ESG ratings.
  • cleverly.de — cleverly.de is an onlineplatform which provides online coaching and tutorial classes.
  • MARKT-PILOT — MARKT-PILOT is proud to support machine manufactures and help them better manage the after-sales and supply chain management issues. As of today, MARKT-PILOT used its innovative AI-based software to analyze and optimize parts pricing for over 70 machine manufacturers. The results show that more than 90 percent of parts have high sales and profitpotential, since they are either underpriced or overpriced. This means that machine manufacturers are missing out on millions of euros. With the MARKT-PILOT software, PRICE-RADAR, manufactures now have comprehensive market intelligence and thus enable an intelligent market-oriented pricing strategy.
Enjoyventure Management VC Fund · Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
The EnjoyVenture Management is a private equity company that focuses its investments on the seed and early-stage companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Portugal, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • coapp — coapp brings people and resources together under your brand and handles social and financial transactions between them. Easy!
  • MARCLEY — MARCLEY provides a system that enables multi-family building apartment owners to utilize solar energy on their roofs without any financial commitment or additional effort. The generated green power is sold at a cheaper cost than the local basic utility.
  • Careloop — Berlin-based HR-tech and EduTech startup with a focus on the German healthcare industry.
NRW.BANK VC Fund · Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • widu — widu enables real estate and accommodation companies to source visuals (photography, video, drone) at scale through its serviced marketplace
  • Companyon Analytics — Companyon Analytics provides data security, cloud infrastructure, information technology, technical solutions, and consultancy services.
  • Prothea Technologies — Prothea Technologies is a private medical technology business to provide lung cancer biopsy and therapy in a single hospital visit.
Cherry Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 17 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rows — Combine the power of a spreadsheet with built-in integrations from your business apps. Automate workflows and build tools that make work simpler.
  • X10 — 10X experience for every trader
  • Swap — Swap is a software company that specializes in returns, exchanges, and funding for e-commerce.
b2venture VC Fund · Saint Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland · 12 investments in the past 12 months
B2venture is a venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in digital and industrial technology companies. B2venture invests EUR 100m+ per year in high-growth companies with ticket sizes from EUR 0.25m to 3.5m.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Yendou — We make it unbelievably easy, for clinical operations teams, to manage site selection activities for oncology clinical trials.
  • Retinai — RetinAI optimises and simplifies clinics, research and pharmaceutical workflows to improve healthcare. To achieve this goal, the company builds tools to collect, analyze and organize health data, empowering healthcare professionals and patients with automatic image and data analysis supported by advanced machine learning. RetinAI has proprietarytechnology that provides unforeseen image quality enhancement, as well as automatic analysis of medical data for hospitals, private practitioners, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers at similar level of performance as a human would produce.
  • Aeovian Pharmaceuticals — Aeovian is a San Francisco based biopharmaceutical company developing novel and highly selective therapeutics modulating mTORC1 pathway.
Future Energy Ventures VC Fund · Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Future Energy Ventures is a unique venture capital fund that brings together corporate partners and world-class start-ups to shape the future energy landscape. Future Energy Ventures invests in digital and digitally enabled technologies and business models that have the potential to redefine the future energy landscape.From its operational hubsin Germany, Israel and Silicon Valley, Future Energy Ventures looks for both investments and scaling opportunities for its portfolio globally and new investment opportunities.Future Energy Ventures is the venture capital investment and collaboration platform of E.ON, one of Europe’s largest operators of energy networks and energy-related infrastructure.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Israel, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Reev — Reev provides a transparent and automated charging platform for the management and control of charging infrastructure for electric cars.
  • Hololight — Unleash the potential of XR! Holo-Light is your immersive technology expert for scaling XR use cases, enhancing XR apps, and streamlining engineering workflows.
  • Prisma Photonics — Prisma Photonics helps utility operators to keep critical infrastructure running using existing optical fiber.
IFB Innovationsstarter VC Fund · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
The IFB Innovationsstarter is an innovation funding and investment company of the City of Hamburg providing grants and investments.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Funding Round, Grant
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • 3D Spark — Profitability and Sustainability Aligned using 3D Spark's Platform - Empowering Manufacturing with Insights and Efficiency!
  • Stargazr — Stargazr is a AI-powered software that enables you to understand your financial data
  • Neuralfinity — Neuralfinity provides computer AI services. They generalise machine learning models by utilising an ML API as a service.
bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen VC Fund · Erfurt, Thuringen, Germany
bm|t supports innovative and growth-oriented companies in Thuringia with equity investments and venture capital.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • rooom.com — rooom is a global startup based in Germany, launched in 2019. The company’s experienceCloud is an all-in-one platform for creating, managing and promoting engaging 2D, 3D, AR & VR experiences. It works across all desktop and mobile devices. rooom’s experienceCloud is designed to cover the marketing and visualization needs of differentindustries through their comprehensive product portfolio. These include eventCloud (optimized for virtual events, exhibitions, conferences, meetings), spaceCloud (real estate, property, museums), productCloud (3D products, product showrooms) and immerseCloud (tours, guides, 3D books). rooom’s eventCloud is routinely hosting up to 200,000 users for hybrid events like IFA, Berlin and for global customers such as Porsche, Deutsche Telekom, DHL and E.ON. rooom has won over 20 awards, including the Global Eventex Award (twice), the Innovation & Excellence Award and the German Innovation Award.
  • tediro — tediro develops a mobile robotics platform for multiple applications in healthcare primarily therapy and diagnostics
  • Coachwhisperer — Coachwhisperer: The live communication system for sports. We take training to the next level and help coaches and athletes reach their true potential.
Brandenburg Kapital VC Fund · Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
With a track record of over 20 years in venture capital and experience from more than 200 investments in numerous companies BFB Brandenburg Kapital GmbH (BFB) is the most active equity investor in Brandenburg. BFB invests in fast-growing technology-orientated companies throughout the whole life-cycle. Target sectors are ICT/Digital Economy,Life Science, MedTech, Proptech, Industrial Applications. BFB invests in companies based in or with facilities in Brandenburg. The current VC fund is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) an Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB).
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • IQONIC.AI — Creating AI Solutions for Skin, Hair & Inner Balance
  • ThinkSono — ThinkSono is a company at the cutting edge of medicine and technology.
  • Captain T Cell — Captain T Cell is a start-up project that develops T cell-based immunotherapies for cancer patients. The company identifies novel high-efficiency TCRs for the development of T cell immunotherapies. It focuses on CMC- and preclinical development for their lead candidates.
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.
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 21 investments in the past 12 months
Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Software, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zocks — The Meeting Assistant made for Financial Advisors
  • Elevate Pay — Bloom mobile banking app helps in money transfer in Sudan.
  • Smartpay — Smartpay is the first free of charge BNPL payment option for Japanese consumers who have credit cards. There are no sign-up fees, interest fees, settlement fees, or late charges. The payment experience is also Japan’s first cross-merchant, cross-platform, and single-click checkout BNPL service, allowing consumers to checkout in as little as 10seconds. The BNPL payment solution is simple to understand, structured on 3 equal installments over 8 weeks. This means that unlike the existing BNPL services in Japan, customers do not need to go to the convenience store to make payments or pay any bank transfer fees.
Wellington Partners VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Wellington Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in technology and life sciences companies, focusing on Digital Media, Software, Electronics & Photonics, Resource Efficiency, and Biotech/Life Sciences. It is committed to providing outstanding entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to fund their strategies. We typically leadfinancing rounds ranging from € 0.5 million to € 20 million. Depending on the maturity of the company, its own commitment can go as high as € 15 million.Wellington was established in 1998 and has offices in Munich, London, and Zurich.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Nosto — Smarter commerce experience management with AI-fueled personalization, merchandising, and site search
  • Minervax — We are MinervaX. A clinical stage biotech company focused on making a global impact by developing state-of-the-art vaccines.
  • Seamless Therapeutics — Seamless Therapeutics is changing the paradigm of gene editing through a pioneering approach to restore health in patients with severe conditions in a safe and precise manner. Seamless technology platform unlocks the reprogramming of recombinases, a highly versatile class of enzymes.
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.
Balderton Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 21 investments in the past 12 months
In the two decades since our founding, we have worked with hundreds of extraordinary European founders, and have raised eight funds totalling more than $3bn.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Ory Corp — Ory is a certified and battle-tested identity solution backed by a large open source community and trusted by Fortune 500 companies.
  • trawa — The partner for renewable and affordable electricity for businesses. Get electricity directly from solar and windparks with corporate PPAs.
  • Payflows — Payflows is a fintech company focused on treasury management program for businesses.
Fluxunit - Osram Ventures VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany
Looking for venture capital? We are the Munich based corporate VC arm of ams OSRAM and invest in startups in photonics, opto-electronic and sensing.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Manufacturing, 3D Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Blickfeld — Discover the world's first smart LiDAR solution that combines state-of-the-art hardware with powerful software to digitalize whole industries!
  • iThera Medical — Explore optoacoustic imaging technology for non-invasive in vivo visualization and quantification of disease-related tissue biomarkers.
  • iLoF — iLoF is a digital health company pioneering a breakthrough AI-platform to accelerate the future of personalized drug discovery and development
Born2Grow VC Fund · Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Born2Grow is a german venture fund focusing on early stage investments. They invest up to 500k€ in innovative business models. They are based in Heilbronn in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Born2Grow focus on investments lies within the MedTech, BioTech, FinTech area as well as some other online industries
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Finland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Semorai — Semorai - Intelligent error management for manufacturers We are reinventing the future of quality and error control in the industrial industry with our unique AI-as-a-Service solution.
  • Doinstruct — Doinstruct offers mobile training solution for frontline workers.
  • traplinked — Digitale Fallensysteme - Endlich wissen, was los ist! Mit den traplinked Sensormodulen JERRY und TOM erhalten Sie in Echtzeit ein digitales Abbild Ihrer Kontrollpunkte.
Senovo VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Senovo is an early-stage VC funding global B2B SaaS category-leaders from Europe in Seed or Series A fundraising rounds. The fund invests into enterprise software startups in the areas of process optimization, industry 4.0 and data-enabled solution. The investor supports tech entrepreneurs in scaling marketing, sales, organisation, finance and KPIs.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Sweden, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Parloa — Transform your customer service with our customized, enterprise-ready contact center AI platform across all channels.
  • IP Fabric — IP Fabric Network Assurance platform will help you automate network operations and prevent outages. Discover, Verify, Document & Visualize...
  • Refine — Build React-based internal tools, admin panels, dashboards & B2B apps with unmatched flexibility.
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS VC Fund · Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
eCAPITAL is a venture capital investor that provides early to growth stage funding to technology and deep tech companies.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Manufacturing
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • Germany, United States, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • BeeOLED — BeeOLED’s technology enables OLED displays with significantly improved efficiency, brightness and operational stability at lower overall costs due to a less complex device structure.
  • Build38 — Discover the future of mobile app security with Build38: cloud-augmented protection, active hardening, and advanced threat intelligence.
  • QuoIntelligence — Our finished intelligence will significantly reduce your operational risks and allow you to make informed security decisions.
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.
La Famiglia VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 14 investments in the past 12 months
We are an early-stage venture capital fund backing the best tech entrepreneurs across Europe and the US
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Parloa — Transform your customer service with our customized, enterprise-ready contact center AI platform across all channels.
  • Langdock — Meet Langdock. Start with a GDPR-compliant daily chat companion for your employees. Then deploy more advanced AI use cases like Assistants and Workflows. All in one easily extendable platform.
  • Naro — Discover how we make Money Matter through out innovative fund infrastructure, enabling fair and redistributive earnings in the ETF and fund market.
SquareOne VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
We invest in B2B tech entrepreneurs who are obsessed with solving complex problems in huge markets at pre-seed and seed stage
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Poland
Portfolio highlights
  • Hero — Hero is a B2B payments and financing platform, offer direct online payment experience and receive your money immediately.
  • Otterspace — Otterspace takes care of DAOs.
  • Flinn Comply — We are driven to impact the health of millions of people around the globe by enabling medical companies to launch and operate products more efficiently. To make this vision come true, we established a customer-centric, experimentation-driven product development approach.
Crane Venture Partners VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Crane is a London based VC firm investing and building seed and early stage intelligent enterprise and deep technology businesses across Europe. Our strategy is to support founders in building and executing their go-to-market strategy.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • SeeChange — Empowering retailers to reduce losses, streamline processes and improve customer experience with Vision AI.
  • Bitpart AI — BITPART.AI - The AI NPC platform built by game developers for game developers. Populate virtual worlds with characters that mimic real behavior.
  • Silverflow — Silverflow offers global payment technology to power financial institutions.
Vito Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Vito Ventures invests in break-through tech and business startups in the fields of IoT, B2B marketplaces, enterprise, SaaS and energy tech. Vito Ventures backs ambitious founders and startups applying technology to solve fundamental problems of society ranging from climate change to energy security. They believe that superb engineering andradical entrepreneurial thinking is needed to tackle major challenges of the upcoming decades. With its investments they empower startups, which will make a difference both within their industry and beyond. Through its industrial investor base, they have access to extensive resources (e.g., R&D facilities, global market reach, mass production capabilities). Its portfolio companies can actively leverage their investor’s domain expertise and knowledge base in the fields of Cooling-, Heating- and Energy-technology, Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things. Whether it is developer capacity or prototyping experience, they want to build bridges and open doors whenever possible.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet of Things
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, Finland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • IQM Quantum Computers — IQM is the leading European quantum hardware company in superconducting circuits. We build quantum computers
  • Crate.io — CrateDB is the leading open-source, distributed SQL database, empowering customers to turn data into business value
  • Micropsi Industries — Micropsi Industries is a robotics software company. Our AIs allow robots to learn from humans and act in dynamic environments.
Target Global VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 14 investments in the past 12 months
Target Global is a venture capital firm that invests in tech companies across their lifecycles. Target Global follows a lifecycle approach, investing in tech companies. Their partners have been investing for more than 15 years in the digital technology space, backing some of the European success stories.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Israel, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Finom — Finom is an online payment solution for companies and freelancers that helps entrepreneurs manage their finances. It's easy to use, secure, and covers all business needs.
  • Robovision — Take control of your AI vision with Robovision's award-winning platform to manage vision intelligence in smart marchines
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
WestTech Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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.
L-Bank VC Fund · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
The L-Bank is committed to ensuring a high-performing economy, a high quality of life and a secure future. For individuals who want to gainfully employ their strengths or need support to develop them. For businesses that create jobs through their commitment and for communities seeking to improve the quality of their inhabitants' lives. Inshort: for Baden-Württemberg.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Manufacturing
  • Pre-Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Taiwan, Mauritius
Portfolio highlights
  • ONINO — Get Your Blockchain Solution Up and Running in Minutes, Not Months. Easily Design, Develop, Deploy, and Integrate Decentralized Applications With the AI-Assisted ONINO Platform.
  • VCG.AI — Value Chain Generator (VCG) is a value chain development platform using AI and big data to offer circular solutions and valorize industrial residual materials.
  • UV — UV Energy is a company that operates in the clean energy, manufacturing, power grid, renewable energy, and solar sectors. The company focuses on the creation of a global network of solar utilities. They are known for their rapid deployment of large photovoltaic (PV) capacities, which are based on mass production techniques. UV Energy is alsoinvolved in the creation of what they describe as the world's most rapidly built virtual solar power plant. Their work is reshaping the conversation around energy, promoting solar power as a pathway to a greener future.
IBG Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt VC Fund · Magdeburg-rothensee, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
IBG Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt is a venture capital firm makes investments in territories such as Germany and Denmark.
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Investment focus
  • Electronics, Software, Medical Device
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Wingfield — Wingfield ist dein Zugang zu einem virtuellen Tenniserlebnis.
  • Baby Sweets — Baby Sweets provides Online shop for beautiful and unusual baby clothes and accessories.Sales of own brands made in EU as well as international brands.
  • COMAN Software — COMAN Software provides innovative software for project management in machine and plant construction.
Unger Group VC Fund · Weiden, Bayern, Germany
Unger Group is an investment company that invests in real estate and equity investments. The company was founded by Peter Unger in Weiden, Bayern in 2004.
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Investment focus
  • B2B, Real Time, Blockchain
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • UX3D — UX3D provides the first visual glTF editor "Gestaltor". glTF is the format of choice in 3D Commerce, interactive 3D NFT and the metaverse.
  • CleverShuttle — CleverShuttle is a ridepooling app that provides affordable and eco-friendly door-to-door transportation. The berlin-based company CleverShuttle was founded by three school friends in 2014. Since then they have grown to the biggest RidePooling-Provider and ecofriendly driver service in Germany. Due to their fuellcell or battery electric vehicles,CleverShuttle is able to support a sustainable change in the mobility sector. They developed an algorithm, that automatically pooles passengers with similar routes. Thereby they achieve very high occupancy rates and reduce empty runs.
Neuhaus Partners VC Fund · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Neuhaus Partners is a recognized venture capital fund and has as a member of the Federal Association of German Equity Investment Companies (BVK) as well as the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) an excellent network in its sector. Neuhaus Partners support growth companies from the sectors IT (hardware, software and services), internet(infrastructure and services), telecommunications (services and technology), laser and photonics, microsystems technology and multimedia with technological know-how, comprehensive consulting and equity capital from founding to IPO and beyond with the objective of continuously creating added value for the companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Spain, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Smava — smava, one of the credit comparison portals in Germany, continued the strong growth path of previous years in 2019: The brokered loan volume grew by 35% from around EUR 2 billion in 2018 to around EUR 2.7 billion. Likewise, smava grew again significantly in the first quarter of 2020: smava was able to increase the loan volume brokered by 45%compared to the same quarter of the previous year to approx. EUR 900 million. In total, smava has already brokered more than 8 billion euros in loans.
  • Softgarden — Softgarden makes hiring super easy. Post jobs to your website and job boards, let candidates apply online, track, assess and discuss applications and gain important insights about your hiring process with analytics.
  • Searchmetrics — Boost traffic, engagement, and conversions with actionable SEO, content, and technical insights.
BlueYard Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 17 investments in the past 12 months
BlueYard backs founders building the interconnected elements that can become the fabric of our future.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Cryptocurrency, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Germany, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Insempra — Origin.Bio creates synthetic microorganisms that can make many of the same ingredients as traditional chemical industrialization processes today, but with significantly fewer energy requirements and waste produced while eradicating the need for petrochemicals.The company drives the convergence of engineering with biology, using DNA as theprogramming language. Rather than editing genetic material only in or out of DNA, engineers can hack entirely new organisms that have never existed — all powered by computing, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI)/machine-learning while leveraging millions of years of evolution. Operating at an atomic level, the company farms organisms with microscopic precision and integrates them into existing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manufacturing processes. This asset-light approach enables Origin.Bio to generate sustainable materials at speed in a cost-effective way, without compromising on performance.
  • ExpressionEdits — Redefining the status quo of protein expression
  • Transcripta Bio — Transcripta Bio is a company dedicated to drug discovery, with a focus on numerous diseases at once, at a never-before-seen pace and scale, with lesser risk and greater assurance.
DN Capital VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
DN Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests primarily in Europe and North America. The firm focuses on companies that plan to establish operations on both sides of the Atlantic, and strives to help its companies build international businesses. Founded in 2000, the company has operations in London and Silicon Valley. DN Capital’sprevious funds are top performers and the firm is one of the lead investors in companies such as Endeca (sold to Oracle), Shazam (one of the world’s leading mobile app), Auto1 (world's largest used car marketplace), Purplebricks (IPO London) and Quandoo (sold to Recruit).
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Filu — Tierversorgung, wann und wie immer du es brauchst. In der Praxis, Zuhause und unterwegs.
  • OXOLO — OMASLOT adalah GAMING ONLINE BERLISENSI RESMI dengan promo event menarik terlengkap yang sangat menguntungkan
  • Lanes & Planes — Lanes & Planes GmbH is the Travel Management solution as Software-as-a-Service that truly maps all areas of the business travel in a digital way.
TUDAG VC Fund · Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
The TUDAG group of the TU Dresden is a combination of past ten companies whose job it is to the knowledge of the university market. The aim is to encourage industry and in particular SMEs in the development of new technologies and innovative products. Also for the training of highly qualified staff provides the group TUDAG extensive benefits.Morethan 500 scientists, engineers, project managers and lecturers of the group realize TUDAG individual innovations across the entire value chain. Here, they work in interdisciplinary teams to work closely with scientists from the Technical University of Dresden and other scientific institutions.
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Investment focus
  • Electronics, Manufacturing, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series C
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • DyNAbind — DyNAbind is a privately-held biotech company from Dresden offering partnerships and solutions for better drug discovery with Dynamic DNA-Encoded Library (D-DEL) technologies.We have overhauled the DEL discovery process by introducing proprietary innovations in library design, selection and validation, all of which lead to a faster path tohigh-quality, relevant starting points for medicinal chemistry – and the only DEL platform on the market fully designed to integrate with a fragment-based discovery methodology.
  • Senorics — Senorics is a Spin-off of the Integrated Center of Applied Physics and Photonic Materials of the University of Technology Dresden, Germany, founded in 2017.The company specializes in designing and manufacturing optical spectroscopic sensor solutions for industrial applications, such as quality control and process monitoring. Products and servicesinclude customized sensors, corresponding software and calibration models. Developed proprietary new sensor technology for detecting visible and near-infrared light.
  • SmartNanotubes Technologies — SmartNanotubes Technologies is a start-up company's odor sensor works on the basis of nanotechnology.
IBB Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 9 investments in the past 12 months
IBB Ventures is a venture capital and mezzanine arm of Investitionsbank Berlin specializing in seed/startup, early venture, and mid venture investments. The firm invests in technology-oriented companies and companies from the creative industries. It typically invests in information and communication sector with a focus on hardware andsoftware, network technology, new media, and internet and mobile technologies; life science sector with a focus on biotechnology and media technology; and industrial technologies sector with a focus on software, PPS, supply chain management, micro and nanotechnology, environmental and power technology, automation, manufacturing technology, transport technology and logistics, and new materials. The firm also invests in movies, broadcast, television, publisher, music, entertainment, advertising, fashion, design, architecture, multimedia, games, software, and art and culture. It invests in companies based in Berlin. It typically invests between €0.25 million ($0.32 million) and €3 million ($3.83 million) per transaction. The firm prefers to take a board seat in its portfolio companies. IBB Ventures was founded in 1997 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Internet
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Quantistry — Move beyond traditional chemical simulation software and boost your R&D success. From Quantum to AI. Get started!
  • Meloon — Meloon captures and converts carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • Elucid Social — Elucid Social integrates businesses with the social good movement through a data-driven strategy that yields measurable results. Elucid Social develops and deploys technologies to assess, report, and minimize human rights risks linked with the sourcing of products and services.
SPDG VC Fund · Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
SPDG is a single family office representing the Périer-D'Ieteren branch. It co-controls the D’Ieteren Group, together with the other D'Ieteren family members. Since 1805, the Group has developed strong brands mainly in the automotive industry: D'Ieteren Auto, the leading importer of Volkswagen brands in Belgium, and Belron, theglobal leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement. Next to its role as a major shareholder of D'Ieteren, SPDG has developed its investing activities to drive innovation and generate lasting impact in road mobility & smart cities.
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Investment focus
  • Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Software
  • Seed, Series B, Funding Round
  • Belgium, France, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • IVEX — IVEX offers Repeatable and Scalable Testing & Validation Data Analytics solutions for ADAS/AD Vehicles.
  • Hysopt — The HVAC simulation and calculation software, to streamline your design process and optimise your building's heating and cooling installations. Take actionable steps towards greener zero carbon initiatives.
  • IOTech — Discover IOTech Systems, the open edge data platform for developing, deploying, and managing Industrial Edge applications at scale. Find out more here.
Creathor Ventures VC Fund · Bad Homburg, Hessen, Germany
We have been investing at the frontier of technology and science for over 30 years. We know what it takes to succeed.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Ledgy — Digitize your cap table, automate equity plans and simplify compliance. Find out how leading companies use Ledgy to empower their employees and engage investors.
  • HeyJobs — Intelligent recruiting | more hires with performance marketing | only qualified candidates | fast recruiting success | over 1,500 companies use HeyJobs to find employees
  • Humanoo — HUMANOO | MAKING PEOPLE HEALTHIER! HUMANOO is the digital health platform for employees and insurance clients. We enable our users to improve their physical and mental health. Simple, effective, proven - all in one app. With customized programs and innovative eHealth solutions, we guide our users in the areas of fitness, physio, yoga, mindfulnessand nutrition to their self-imposed goals. For the first time, companies and insurance companies can use comprehensive decentralized analysis to understand the health of their employees or insurance clients and make it a measurable success. Our team currently consists of 65 employees from 15 nations with different talents. In our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg, software developers, designers, marketing and sales specialists work together with sports and nutrition scientists as well as yoga teachers and physiotherapists. What we share is the goal to motivate people to stay healthy.
Vsquared Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Vsquared Ventures invests in early-stage deep-tech companies that are tackling society's most pressing challenges, with a focus on quantum and novel computing, green energy, robotics, AI/ML, new space, synthetic biology, and healthcare. It is committed to a partnership and will go to any length to help accelerate and scale vision,unlocking all seemingly impossible possibilities.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Software, Product Design
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Cylib — The cylib process transfers waste from end of life batteries or production scrap into marketable products. Cylib covers all steps from the discharging of batteries up to hydrometallurgical extraction. Since the whole process is in one hand, also the processing of production scraps as well as black mass is possible.
  • NEURA Robotics — NEURA Robotics is revolutionizing the world of robotics by using cognitive capabilities to bring robots and humans closer together.
  • 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).
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