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Top 50 Hardware VC Funds in Germany

A list of 50 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 VC Funds in Germany

Investor Hardware Germany investments
High-Tech Grunderfonds 59
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen 30
Bayern Kapital 27
UVC Partners 19
KfW 17
bmp Ventures 14
EnBW New Ventures 14
coparion 13
Earlybird Venture Capital 12
Atlantic Labs 12
BayBG Venture Capital 12
Target Partners 11
Enjoyventure Management 11
FTTF 11
MIG Capital 11
Capnamic Ventures 10
NRW.BANK 10
b2venture (formerly btov Partners) 9
Cherry Ventures 9
Future Energy Ventures 8
Global Founders Capital 8
IFB Innovationsstarter 8
Picus Capital 8
bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen 8
HV Capital 7
Wellington Partners 7
Brandenburg Kapital 7
Born2Grow 6
TEV Ventures 6
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS 6
Fluxunit - Osram Ventures 6
La Famiglia 6
Senovo 6
IBB Ventures 5
TUDAG 5
Hannover Beteiligungsfonds 5
SquareOne 5
IT-Farm 5
Balderton Capital 5
SPDG 5
Redalpine 5
Hasso Plattner Ventures 5
Target Global 5
BlueYard Capital 5
Neuhaus Partners 5
IBG Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt 5
Vito Ventures 5
AM Ventures 5
L-Bank 5
Crane Venture Partners 5
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High-Tech Grunderfonds VC Fund · Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 50 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • BTRY — BTRY is a spin-off of EMPA and ETH and is developing the industry's first energy-dense solid-state battery, using sophisticated semiconductor manufacturing technologies.
  • SKY ENGINE AI — About Sky EngineSky Engine is an advanced data science technology and research company that develops innovative software solutions to improve computer vision. The company markets the Sky Engine deep learning platform, which is the next-generation of self-learning AI system for image and video analysis applications. The company was founded as aresearch and scientific spin-off in UK.About Sky Engine PlatformThe Sky Engine evolutionary AI platform for the deep learning in virtual reality is designed to overcome the complex object recognition challenges of modern machine/computer vision. It represents the future of self-learning in artificial intelligence technology, supporting efficient and cost effective workflows. Many image recognition tasks require acquisition of large amounts of data and manual data labelling. Sky Engine is designed to replace that. Sky Engine efficiently drives self-learning processes and offers advanced features for object discrimination, workflow automation and adaptive deep learning. Sky Engine is designed for tomorrow’s requirements in advanced analytics and decision support enabling AI business transformation.About Sky Engine client solutionsSky Engine creates flexible and innovative AI vision solutions tailored to customer needs and supports a wide range of industries, providing systems for a variety of data science needs, ensuring business partners get greater value from existing equipment.
  • BOX ID Systems — BOX ID Systems develops and offers an end-to-end location & process mining solution to cost effectively track millions of logistics assets digitally throughout the industrial supply chain across Europe and the World - including site-to-site, on-premises and indoor buildings digital twin of supply chain processes. The system is built on aspecialized analytics software platform, sensorik tracking devices and efficient data-, device- and user-management tools, including functions to support process automation and optimization. Industrial and automotive production customers benefit from making their logistics processes more efficient and cost optimized, with 100% transparency within their critical processes throughout the entire supply chain.
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen VC Fund · Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany · 7 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.}
  • 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.
  • volytica diagnostics — Our software enables customers to develop more economical battery systems, reduce operational risks and establish second-use concepts.
Bayern Kapital VC Fund · Landshut, Bayern, Germany · 26 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, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Finland
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!
  • LUMA Vision — OneProjects is an Irish-German cardiac imaging specialist.
  • BOX ID Systems — BOX ID Systems develops and offers an end-to-end location & process mining solution to cost effectively track millions of logistics assets digitally throughout the industrial supply chain across Europe and the World - including site-to-site, on-premises and indoor buildings digital twin of supply chain processes. The system is built on aspecialized analytics software platform, sensorik tracking devices and efficient data-, device- and user-management tools, including functions to support process automation and optimization. Industrial and automotive production customers benefit from making their logistics processes more efficient and cost optimized, with 100% transparency within their critical processes throughout the entire supply chain.
UVC Partners VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 16 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
  • Blickfeld — Discover the world's first smart LiDAR solution that combines state-of-the-art hardware with powerful software to digitalize whole industries!
  • FINN — At finn our mission is to make mobility fun and sustainable: We help everyone who loves driving their own car but refuses the struggle, commitment and intransparent costs associated with car ownership. We achieve this by offering all-inclusive, immediately available, monthly car-subscriptions. Best thing, yet: While you drive we plant trees asevery journey is CO2 compensated.
  • 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.
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”.
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.
EnBW New Ventures VC Fund · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 3 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, Power Grid, Renewable Energy
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Austria, France
Portfolio highlights
  • CYCLE — GetHenry is a rapidly growing subscription service for market-leading delivery companies. We make sure that thousands of couriers are on the move safely, quickly and comfortably every day. In this way, we not only create added value for delivery services, but also help to reduce transport-related CO2 emissions on the last mile.
  • 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.
  • volytica diagnostics — Our software enables customers to develop more economical battery systems, reduce operational risks and establish second-use concepts.
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.
  • ContractHero — ContractHero is a leading digital contract management solution for business customers. The smart and easy-to-use software provides an overview of all current contracts, quickly identifies unnecessary costs and reduces risks from missed contract deadlines. As a result, companies have full control over their contracts and avoid missed deadlines andunnecessary costs.
  • 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.
Earlybird Venture Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 19 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
  • Flanks — Flanks can automate up to 80% of the manual processes performed by wealth managers. Automate and democratize your financial services with us now.
  • Upvest — Upvest empowers financial institutions to offer investment products in their app with a modular, scalable, and accessible API. Upvest brings together everything that’s required to offer a broad range of investment products on the website and app. They are connected to the world’s leading asset providers and exchanges to provide the bestinvestments, at the best prices and execution speed.
  • Nortech AI — Nortech AI: Plug-and-play Industrial IoT for data collection & performance management. Shift from reactive to proactive savings with step-by-step digitalization | Nortech
Atlantic Labs VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 14 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
  • Health Care, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • SynthFlow AI — Forget lengthy development cycles and expensive machine learning teams. With Synthflow you can build sophisticated, tailored AI agents without technical skills or coding - just bring your data and ideas.
  • Purpose Green — Purpose Green operates as a climatetech company.
  • 150 Minuten — Das Startup 150Minuten aus Berlin möchte Menschen aller Alters- und Fitnessklassen für mehr Sport und Bewegung begeistern. Wir bieten ein modernes, interaktives Online-Kursangebot, an dem jede*r (direkt und live) von Zuhause aus teilnehmen kann.
BayBG Venture Capital VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany · 5 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.
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
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.
FTTF VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 7 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 software enables customers to develop more economical battery systems, reduce operational risks and establish second-use concepts.
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, Pharmaceutical
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • Germany, Austria, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • AMSilk — AMSilk produces and distributes high-quality silk biopolymers for use in textile products, medical devices, and cosmetics.
  • mbiomics — mbiomics is a biotechnology company.
  • Look Up Space — Lookup space is the next global leader for space safety, security and sustainability
Capnamic Ventures VC Fund · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 6 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
  • cleverly.de — cleverly.de is an onlineplatform which provides online coaching and tutorial classes.
  • Dexory — Robotics, AI, automation, digital twin technology, data-led, inventory checks
  • ACCURE Battery Intelligence — Accure is a battery analytics company. The software and AI-driven solution assist manufacturers and operators in monitoring the overall health and safety conditions of a battery system throughout its lifecycle.
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
Portfolio highlights
  • widu — widu enables real estate and accommodation companies to source visuals (photography, video, drone) at scale through its serviced marketplace
  • bNear — bNear is the digital space for all distributed- & hybrid teams - Safe and convenient in Microsoft Teams!
  • Companyon Analytics — Companyon Analytics provides data security, cloud infrastructure, information technology, technical solutions, and consultancy services.
b2venture (formerly btov Partners) VC Fund · Saint Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland · 6 investments in the past 12 months
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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • AI21 Labs — AI21 Labs is an AI lab & product company whose mission is to reimagine the way we read and write by making the machine a thought partner to humans.
  • Calvin Risk — We help companies manage the risks of their AI algorithms!
  • NVision Imaging Technologies — NVision Imaging Technologies is leveraging advances in quantum physics to enable the first routine, convenient and affordable use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for assessing early patient response to cancer treatment at the metabolic level.
Cherry Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 19 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, Information Technology, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Planet A Foods — The chocolate revolution is here. 100% cocoa-free and unbelievably delicious. We call it QOA. You need to try it!
  • deeploi — deeploi - This is IT. We are on a mission to become the #1 IT OS for smart companies. Our IT-as-a-service solution transforms pain into peace by eliminating all IT-related inefficiencies and insecurities. If you are looking to take the trouble out of your IT and get a solution that manages all your needs in one place: IT as a Service.
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
Future Energy Ventures VC Fund · Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 7 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
  • Nuventura — Nuventura developed GIS switchgear that replaces SF6 with air, while at the same time, building on all the advantages of SF6 switchgear.
  • 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.
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 28 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
  • Wind.app — Pay remote teams, freelancers and just about anyone you can think of instantly! Enjoy zero transfer fees, cash out locally, grow and protect your funds with Wind
  • Blink — Blink is the best online ordering system for restaurants and supermarkets that helps managers to take their business online providing the most powerful CRM and analytics environment.
  • Defacto — Never fall behind with defacto's instant financing solution. We also integrate with your accounting systems & scale to your needs. Join our wait list !
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.
Picus Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 15 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
  • Vega — The comprehensive wealth creation platform for high-net-worth individuals and their advisors. Vega bridges the gap between the institutional and private wealth management worlds.
  • Aleph — Aleph helps top finance teams work with their data in real time. Businesses can automate financial models and streamline budgeting and forecasting with the fastest-to-implement FP&A platform. Aleph eliminates the need to export data from multiple sources by syncing spreadsheet models with data from 150+ integrations, and allows teams tointeract with their data in no-code dashboards.From annual budgeting to ad hoc reporting, scale your financial processes faster with better data without expanding your team. See why over 90% of people who start a trial with Aleph become customers!
  • Flawless — Use Flawless to real-time monitor your operational data and quickly identify & resolve incidents. Start in just 5 minutes, no coding required.
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 offers smart intercom and monitoring system for coaches and athletes.
HV Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 22 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
  • Floy — Floy develops AI-driven software that supports radiologists in detecting complex and hard-to-identify diseases. The collaboration of Floy-AI and radiologists ensures optimal patient outcomes by enabling the early detection and thus early treatment of diseases.One of Floy’s distinguishing features is our innovative incentive structure. We partnerwith radiology offices to jointly offer patients our AI as a “second opinion”. This unique approach motivates radiologists to embrace Floy-AI and encourages widespread adoption.Since its establishment in 2021, Floy secured €8.8 million in funding and rapidly expanded its presence with over 150 radiology locations to date. Floy’s overarching mission is to pioneer proactive medicine by providing exceptional AI-powered diagnostic experiences for health-conscious patients.
  • Kipu Quantum — Kipu Quantum provides quantum computing solutions to solve real time business problems.
  • Scalable Capital — The broker with trading flat rate: trade shares, ETFs, funds, cryptocurrencies & derivatives without commissions. Europe's leading digital asset management manages your ETF portfolio.
Wellington Partners VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
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 — MinervaX is pursuing the development of a vaccine against Group B streptococcus (GBS) infections by utilizing a particular fusion protein : click to read more
  • 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.
Brandenburg Kapital VC Fund · Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany · 7 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
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Seqstant — Seqstant offers the LiveGene platform for real-time pathogen analysis, allowing for sensitive, specific, and user-friendly real-time genetic diagnostics.
  • IQONIC.AI — Creating AI Solutions for Skin, Hair & Inner Balance
  • Doctorflix — Doctorflix is a medical education platform that allows doctors around the globe to learn about methods of treatment while accelerating their system-required professional development. We are on a mission to build an engine that simplifies and democratizes the consumption and exchange of medical knowledge by interlinking doctors, hospitals, andpharmaceutical companies.
Born2Grow VC Fund · Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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 Device
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, 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.
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.
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 — Build38 is a global provider of mobile application protection solutions. Its solution represents a new generation of app-hardening technologies and service that protects apps from known and unknown attacks and opens the market to new digital business models. Build38 protects applications across various industries including automotive, financial,public transport and health care. Build38 is headquartered in Munich with global offices in Barcelona and Singapore. The company is a spin out of Giesecke + Devrient and ranks among the best IT Security startups in Germany. Build38 is an official GARTNER In-App Shielding Market Guide Vendor since 2019 and the first to combine: In-App Shielding + In-App Monitoring + AI-based In-App Reaction.
  • QuoIntelligence — Our finished intelligence will significantly reduce your operational risks and allow you to make informed security decisions.
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 — Due to its spatiotemporal resolution, penetration depth, sensitivity and specificity, optoacoustic imaging (OAI) can be used for a multitude of applications.
  • iLoF — iLoF is a digital health company pioneering a breakthrough AI-platform to accelerate the future of personalized drug discovery and development
La Famiglia VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 12 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, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • nuvo — Transform the way you import data with nuvo, to create fast, non-technical way to handle spreadsheet data.
  • Langfuse — Open Source Analytics for LLM Applications
  • Mistral AI — Frontier AI in your hands
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.
  • CultureAI — Measure and improve human cyber risks and security behaviours to prevent security incidents. Go beyond security awareness training, start your free trial today.
  • IP Fabric — IP Fabric Network Assurance platform will help you automate network operations and prevent outages. Discover, Verify, Document & Visualize...
IBB Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 8 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
  • MERSOR — MERSOR is an online marketplace for stylish and pre-curated gifts with a unique and innovative customer experience. We aim to make gifting easy, fast and fun again by not only providing the perfect gift but also assisting the customers in their overall gift management.
  • Likeminded — Likeminded developed a digital platform for mental health that gives people fast, low-threshold access to psychological support.
  • Meloon — Meloon captures and converts carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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.
Hannover Beteiligungsfonds VC Fund · Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Hannover Beteiligungsfonds is a micro-venture capital company specialized in seed stage investments.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Apps, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • iotis — Iotis creates a digital experience backed by data in the field of sports and technology. Iotis was founded in 2020 and was headquartered in Hannover, Germany.
  • Wingfield — Wingfield ist dein Zugang zu einem virtuellen Tenniserlebnis.
  • Cruisewatch — Cruisewatch helps you finding your perfect cruise at the best price. Use our price prediction and get informed as soon as prices change.
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.
IT-Farm VC Fund · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan · 7 investments in the past 12 months
IT-Farm is a venture capital firm which specializes in seed, start-up, and early stage companies. It primarily invests in mobile, big-data, connected car, IoT, OTT service, Helth care, Bio Tech and other IT industries. The firm actively invests in SF bay area and Japan, as well as other geometries including Asia and Europe. We support portfoliocompanies, especially on the partnership with Japanese enterprises.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Japan, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cogsmart — Cogsmart provides services for brain function research and development. In hopes of helping prevent dementia and maintain and improve other cognitive functions, they manufacture and sell software for medical and healthcare devices.
  • Tupu — Tupu engages in the manufacture and supply of mushroom-based foods.
  • German Bionic — German Bionic is backed by renowned international technology investors such as Samsung Catalyst Fund, Storm Ventures and MIG, which is also invested in Covid-19 vaccine developer BioNTech. The company and its products are regularly featured in top-tier publications and are the recipients of numerous awards including the German Entrepreneur Award,the Land of Ideas Award, the Automatica Award as well as a nomination for Hannover Messe’s coveted Hermes Award.The German Bionic Cray X is the world’s first connected exoskeleton. Linked to the Smart Factory, it self-learns to reinforce lifting movements and prevent incorrect posture, thus becoming an intelligent link between humans and machines. In doing so, it delivers data that underscores its ability to protect the health of workers, measurably reduce the risk of accidents, and thereby make quantifiable improvements to work processes.
Balderton Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 20 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
  • Finoa — Finoa is the leading European crypto-asset management platform, empowering businesses and institutions to engage with crypto safely and intuitively.
  • PhotoRoom — Create product and portrait pictures using only your phone. Remove background, change background and showcase products.
  • Scalable Capital — The broker with trading flat rate: trade shares, ETFs, funds, cryptocurrencies & derivatives without commissions. Europe's leading digital asset management manages your ETF portfolio.
SPDG VC Fund · Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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 — At IVEX, we are creating a safety co-pilot to make existing decision making platforms for autonomous driving safe. Our technology is based on years of research performed at KU Leuven University in Belgium. Our unique IP and team experience in behavior planning and functional safety enables the development of safe and reliable autonomous systems toreduce the traffic victims to zero by 2030.
  • Hysopt — Hysopt is unique design software that helps building managers get the most out of their heating and cooling systems.
  • IOTech — Discover IOTech Systems, the open edge data platform for developing, deploying, and managing Industrial Edge applications at scale. Find out more here.
Redalpine VC Fund · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Redalpine is one of the leading European Venture Capital investors with a focus on highly scalable start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious vision into reality by providing money, experience, coaching, and a strong network. The firm is focused on seed and early-stage investments in disruptivetechnologies in tech and health tech. Redalpine launched its first fund (Redalpine Capital I) in 2007, following the founding partners’ track record of some excellent trade sales and IPOs as serial entrepreneurs and professional angel investors. In 2021 Redalpine closed its sixth fund (Redalpine Capital VI) and currently has approx. USD 1 Billion in AUM. The highly interdisciplinary Redalpine team supports more than 70 portfolio companies with operational and sector-specific expertise and with a rich international network.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.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Biotechnology, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Infinite Roots — Mushlabs is a biotech company using fermentation to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms.
  • Morressier — A platform geared towards the scientific community. From managing abstracts to presenting research content in a virtual conference or in-person meeting.
  • LegalFly — The most powerful contract review & drafting experience ever made. LegalFly brings the power of Legal AI into the hands of your legal teams.
Hasso Plattner Ventures VC Fund · Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Hasso Plattner Ventures invests in fast-growing, information technology-driven companies in Europe and the USA on behalf of Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner, co-founder and chairman of software giant SAP. The support we offer reaches beyond financial commitments. Our multifaceted work includes acting globally as a strategic partner for our informationtechnology growth companies. In Germany, our commitment has taken also the form of a seed program for information technology startups coming out of the Hasso Plattner Institute.After retiring from the operative business of SAP in 2003, Hasso Plattner was appointed Chairman of the company’s Supervisory Board. He has devoted his time to the promotion of science, innovation and entrepreneurship ever since.To further these goals, Hasso Plattner founded Hasso Plattner Ventures on July 1st, 2005 in Potsdam, Germany. Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa launched as an affiliate in 2008, operating from Cape Town, South Africa.Hasso Plattner Ventures manages four funds. HP Ventures I started in 2005, focusing on early stage software companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In 2008, HP Ventures II and HP Ventures Africa launched, looking for investment opportunities in startup- and expansion-stage companies across the USA, Europe, Israel and South Africa.As of 2015, HP Ventures III, a €150 million fund, focuses on fast-growing enterprise and infrastructure software companies mainly in Germany and the Silicon Valley.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, South Africa
Portfolio highlights
  • Artory — Artory connects the art market with the digital-first, financial ecosystem. Combining our leading technology, art expertise, digital certification, and tokenization, Artory secures on the blockchain verified artwork information from expert partners.
  • Likeminded — Likeminded developed a digital platform for mental health that gives people fast, low-threshold access to psychological support.
  • Robin.io — Automate deployment of complex 5G & enterprise apps to improve productivity and reduce cost with cloud native Kubernetes storage on the Robin platform.
Target Global VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 11 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
  • Lepaya — Lepaya boosts employee development with Power Skills training. Join the learning curve of a lifetime. Look at our Tracks!
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
  • TransactionLink — Our global KYC/KYB orchestration platform allows you to build and upgrade your digital onboarding journey in just days instead of months.
BlueYard Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 15 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
  • Zafrens — Zafrens specializes in developing tools and generating insights at the interface of biology, chemistry, and engineering. The company was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in San Diego, California, United States.
  • Ingonyama — Ingonyama is a next-generation semiconductor company, focusing on Zero-Knowledge Proof hardware acceleration. We build accelerators for advanced cryptography, unlocking real-time applications.
  • Privy — With a few lines of code, securely integrate sensitive data into your product. Build delightful, privacy-preserving experiences without putting your users at risk.
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 — Mit der Talent Acquisition Suite von softgarden begeistern und stellen Sie die besten Kandidaten schneller ein. Bewerbermanagement, Arbeitgeber-Reputation, HR Marketing.
  • Searchmetrics — Create powerful content that drives organic growth and revenue.
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.
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.
AM Ventures VC Fund · Starnberg, Bayern, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
We back trailblazing entrepreneurs who transform the world with industrial 3D printing.
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Investment focus
  • 3D Printing, Advanced Materials, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • 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.
  • Evove — Evove envisage a day when precision membrane technology underpins circular economies by recycling water & harvesting valuable resources.
  • SCRONA Inc — Scrona is all about simplifying micro- and nanotechnology, from the consumer- and industry-perspective. We offer solutions for convenient microscopic visualization and develop an ink-jet related printing technology that will revolutionize micro- and nanofabrication.
L-Bank VC Fund · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 3 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.
Crane Venture Partners VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 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
  • Deta — The cloud for doers and dreamers
  • Quaisr — Quaisr develops simulations for the full digital-twin lifecycle.
  • Gable — Bridge the communication gap between data producers and data consumers
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