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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
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds 64
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen 30
Bayern Kapital 27
UVC Partners 19
KfW 17
bmp Ventures 14
EnBW New Ventures 14
Earlybird Venture Capital 14
coparion 13
BayBG Venture Capital 12
Atlantic Labs 12
Capnamic Ventures 11
FTTF 11
Target Partners 11
Enjoyventure Management 11
MIG Capital 11
NRW.BANK 10
b2venture (formerly btov Partners) 9
Cherry Ventures 9
bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen 8
IFB Innovationsstarter 8
Global Founders Capital 8
Picus Capital 8
Future Energy Ventures 8
Brandenburg Kapital 8
Wellington Partners 7
HV Capital 7
TEV Ventures 6
Balderton Capital 6
La Famiglia 6
Fluxunit - Osram Ventures 6
Born2Grow 6
Senovo 6
eCAPITAL ENTREPRENEURIAL PARTNERS 6
Matterwave Ventures 5
SquareOne 5
AM Ventures 5
redalpine 5
Verve Ventures 5
Creathor Ventures 5
TUDAG 5
DN Capital 5
Vsquared Ventures 5
IT-Farm 5
Hasso Plattner Ventures 5
Hannover Beteiligungsfonds 5
Target Global 5
BlueYard Capital 5
L-Bank 5
Vito 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
  • Graswald — Graswald engages in the creation of natural and digital 3D worlds for the entertainment industry.
  • Scavenger AI — Generative AI and Data Analytics for your daily business challenges. Scavenger uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Algorithms to power its 3 tools: Purity, Quantum and Prophecy. Purity cleans and harmonizes the data. Quantum runs statistical algorithms and analyzes the data. Prophecy d
  • CustomSurg — RETHINKING TRAUMA SURGERY At CustomSurg we are changing the treatment of complex bone fractures from a subjective to an objective approach, through personalized solutions.
TGFS - Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen VC Fund · Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany · 5 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.}
  • 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.
  • volytica diagnostics — Our battery monitoring software reduces operational risks from e-mobility to storage and enhances battery life.
Bayern Kapital VC Fund · Landshut, Bayern, Germany · 22 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
  • VITAS — Our system is based on Deep Learning and offers an intelligent voice assistant for customer service. Use cases can be found in both the SME and enterprise market for all companies with many standardized customer calls. VITAS answers the telephone, checks data in real time, can react flexibly to requests and offers the caller a self-service withoutwaiting time. Areas of application include restaurants, workshops, medical practices, taxi centres, insurance companies, banks and tax consultants.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 · 5 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.
  • 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.
  • Cozero — Cozero's carbon accounting and climate management solutions help enterprises streamline their sustainability efforts. Start making an impact today with Cozero's ClimateTech.
Earlybird Venture Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 23 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
  • Draftwise — DraftWise deals with knowledge management and business intelligence that assists law firms to procure quality contracts swiftly. It enables clients to avail and customize the security according to their requirements. DraftWise was founded in 2020 by Emre Ozen, Ozan Yalti, and James Ding and was headquartered in New York.
  • Ceartas DMCA — Ceartas is the leader in piracy protection for creators, brands & enterprise. Powered by AI, we have the highest removal rate in the industry
  • Prothea Technologies — Prothea Technologies is a private medical technology business to provide lung cancer biopsy and therapy in a single hospital visit.
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
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.
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
  • 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.
  • 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.
Capnamic Ventures VC Fund · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 7 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.
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 battery monitoring software reduces operational risks from e-mobility to storage and enhances battery life.
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.
MIG Capital VC Fund · München, Bayern, Germany · 2 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
  • AMSilk — AMSilk produces and distributes high-quality silk biopolymers for use in textile products, medical devices, and cosmetics.
  • 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
NRW.BANK VC Fund · Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 4 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.
b2venture (formerly btov Partners) VC Fund · Saint Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland · 11 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.
  • DUDE CHEM — DUDE CHEM is a leading company in green chemical manufacturing based in Berlin.
  • Aeovian Pharmaceuticals — Aeovian is a San Francisco based biopharmaceutical company developing novel and highly selective therapeutics modulating mTORC1 pathway.
Cherry Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 15 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!
  • Octomind — Octomind is an AI-powered end-to-end web app testing tool that detects bugs before they are discovered by users. It develops automated software that runs UI tests to discover bugs.
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
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.
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.
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 23 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
  • Simplify — Simplify is a common application for jobs & internships. Autofill job applications anywhere on the web, get notified when new jobs open, & seamlessly track your applications.
  • 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.
Picus Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 13 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
  • Silverflow — Silverflow offers global payment technology to power financial institutions.
  • Niko Energy — Niko is a Mexico-based provider of residential solar electricity and solar power services for homeowners. It is the first solar company in the country offering rent-to-own financing products on top leasing and cash payments. Fully focused on customer experience, Niko provides a 5-star journey owning each step of the value chain in-house, ensuringquality, security and peace of mind for its customers.
  • Baselayer — Baselayer automates business risk assessment and eliminates B2B fraud in the financial sector. It offers services such as business verification (KYB), fraud detection, business onboarding optimization, risk profiling, portfolio monitoring & alerting, and workflow automation. Baselayer empowers 100s of financial institutions, governmentagencies, lenders, and fintech to unlock instant trust with any business in America.
Future Energy Ventures VC Fund · Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 4 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.
Brandenburg Kapital VC Fund · Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany · 4 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
  • 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.
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 — 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.
HV Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 21 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
  • Midas — U.S. Treasuries, On-chain.
  • Creator.Bid — Creator.Bid allows content creators to create AI-driven digital assets to monetize their content.
  • Bitlight Labs — Bitlight Labs builds infrastructure using the RGB protocol and the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
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.
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.
  • Coro — Cloud-based cybersecurity for every part of your company. We protect email, data, cloud apps, devices, and even users. Try Coro today!
  • Payflows — Payflows is a fintech company focused on treasury management program for businesses.
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.
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
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 · 2 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...
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.
Matterwave Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Matterwave Ventures invests in early-stage industrial hardware and software companies, empowering them to become global leaders. The company's solutions are those that will influence how value will be created in industry in the future. Matterwave Ventures, as sector-neutral investors, is on the lookout for ground-breaking hardware and softwaresolutions, including materials, components, systems, and software. With a sincere interest in their products, extensive market knowledge, solid connections in the industry, and unmatched investment expertise in the field, Matterwave Ventures supports the companies in its portfolio.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, France, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Ask for the Moon — Save time & secure knowledge across your enterprise. Simply by powering peer-to-peer questions & answers. Ask for the Moon is a Q&A platform that reveals tacit knowledge in you entreprise. With the help of machine learning, the app adapts to each business case. Ask for the moon helps all organisations unlock their knowledge flow.This is how we do it: - Perfect Integration We blend into customers workflows & environments to equip people where they work, when they work & how they work. - Change Management Business case by business case, we iterate to build all the user flows required to spark the right questions at the right place at the right time. - Bespoke AI We use powerful tech & UX, adapted for each business cases, to make asking the right questions to the right colleagues as simple & fast as possible. - ROI We make sure the right answers are reused forever. We measure the time saved for everybody. And we show it a lot !
  • Threedy — Accelerating digital transformation with scalable 3D apps.
  • Firecell — Firecell enables industrial companies to deploy and operate their own Open RAN 5G Private Network solutions.
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.
AM Ventures VC Fund · Starnberg, Bayern, Germany
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.
redalpine VC Fund · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland · 12 investments in the past 12 months
redalpine is a thesis-driven vc with deep expertise in software and science. since 2006. we believe in the power of big ideas and in empowering game changers. we don't just invest, we co-create a better tomorrow. together with you.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Biotechnology, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Aktiia — Founded in Switzerland in May 2018 out of a passion to turn insights into action in the fight against hypertension, Aktiia’s groundbreaking medical technology provides people and their physicians comprehensive insights into blood pressure patterns that will inform the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Now available in the United Kingdom,Aktiia has received its CE Mark as a Class IIa medical device - signifying that the device has been assessed to meet high safety, health and environmental protection requirements in Europe. To learn more, visit Aktiia.com.
  • Infinite Roots — Mushlabs is a biotech company using fermentation to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms.
  • Memo Therapeutics — Memo Therapeutics AG (MEMO) is an innovator in the field of antibody discovery and immune repertoire analysis.Its MemoMAB™ platform creates a recombinant in vitro copy of an individual’s B cell / antibody repertoire, which is then banked as a library. The resulting unique, large and relevant antibody libraries represent the individual’simmune repertoire and are expected to contain an unprecedented number of relevant and rare antibodies. This leads to entirely new possibilities in immune repertoire analysis and antibody discovery.MemoMAB™ is deployed in proprietary antibody lead discovery programs and is made available in collaborations.
Verve Ventures VC Fund · Zug, Zug, Switzerland · 22 investments in the past 12 months
Verve Ventures has invested in more than 140 science and technology startups. We support visionary and resilient entrepreneurs from day one and are a reliable partner for the entire journey. We typically invest EUR 1-3m in early as well as later stage rounds of European high tech startups.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Biotechnology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Switzerland, Germany, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Bcomp — Bcomp develops and provides high-performance bio-based materials to decarbonise the world. Sustainable lightweighting solutions to decarbonise your products.
  • ARTIRIA Medical — Artiria Medical empowers catheters and guidewires. We develop cutting edge technologies to revolutionize the limits of neurointerventional procedures, enabling a seamless navigation and stroke treatment.
  • Memo Therapeutics — Memo Therapeutics AG (MEMO) is an innovator in the field of antibody discovery and immune repertoire analysis.Its MemoMAB™ platform creates a recombinant in vitro copy of an individual’s B cell / antibody repertoire, which is then banked as a library. The resulting unique, large and relevant antibody libraries represent the individual’simmune repertoire and are expected to contain an unprecedented number of relevant and rare antibodies. This leads to entirely new possibilities in immune repertoire analysis and antibody discovery.MemoMAB™ is deployed in proprietary antibody lead discovery programs and is made available in collaborations.
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.
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.
DN Capital VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 6 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.
Vsquared Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 2 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
  • Dynelectro — Dynelectro is a green energy technology company that focuses on reducing CO2 emissions by transforming fossil fuels into green fuels.
  • Isar Aerospace — Isar Aerospace is a space technology company that builds rockets in an automated production. It offers launch services dedicated to deploying and resupplying satellite constellations and to ensure low-cost space access for small satellites. The company was founded in 2018 in Europe.
  • NEURA Robotics — NEURA Robotics is revolutionizing the world of robotics by using cognitive capabilities to bring robots and humans closer together.
IT-Farm VC Fund · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan · 6 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.
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.
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.
Target Global VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 13 investments in the past 12 months
Target Global is a prominent European technology investment firm with a significant presence in the venture capital landscape, boasting over €3 billion in assets under management. The firm operates out of key tech hubs including London, Berlin, Tel Aviv, and Abu Dhabi, and has a rich portfolio featuring some of Europe's most successful techcompanies such as Revolut, Auto1, Copper, Delivery Hero, Docplanner, and Rapyd.Founding and GrowthTarget Global was established in 2015 by Shmuel Chafets and Yaron Valler, who brought a wealth of experience from their tenure at Hasso Plattner Ventures. Their professional partnership dates back 15 years to their time at Giza Venture Capital, a trailblazer in Israel's investment ecosystem, where they honed their investment acumen and industry foresight.Investment Philosophy and ImpactTarget Global stands out in the European tech industry for its diverse team and its ability to identify and capitalize on unique opportunities. The firm's knack for recognizing potential in the early stages of Germany's tech economy led to the emergence of several unicorns in the 2010s. As the European tech industry evolves, Target Global remains at the forefront, seeking out innovative companies like Robovision, Saleor, and Finom. These recent investments reflect the firm's commitment to supporting cutting-edge technology and business models.Fundraising SuccessesTarget Global's fundraising prowess is evident in its six investment funds, which have collectively raised significant capital. The funds range from Early Stage Funds, focusing on nascent startups, to Growth Funds that support more mature companies scaling their operations. The firm's co-investment strategy has led to over €1 billion in capital deployment across a diverse array of partnerships.Backing and AchievementsWith the backing of investors such as FERI, UBS, Allianz X, Mubadala, and Hermes GPE, Target Global has cemented its reputation as a trusted and successful investment firm. Its portfolio spans over 140 companies at various development stages, with a focus on those targeting trillion-dollar markets.Just a few of the many notable companies in the firm’s portfolio include:- Tarabut, MENA’s leading open banking platform, which was recently featured in Forbes Middle East’s list of Top 50 Fintech Companies.- Flo Health, an AI-driven women’s health product, which is the world’s top health and fitness app by downloads.- Robovision, an easy-to-use AI-driven computer vision platform for users to develop their own deep-learning-based solutions.- Enter, a German company that helps homeowners and businesses reduce their carbon footprint.Target Global's track record includes support for 15 unicorn companies, over 20 exits, and 7 IPOs, showcasing its ability to drive growth and success in the European tech ecosystem. The team, comprised of individuals with founder and operator backgrounds, continues to pursue exceptional opportunities to expand the firm's portfolio and influence.Target Global's journey from its inception to its current status as a key player in European venture capital is marked by strategic investments, a commitment to diversity, and a deep understanding of the tech industry's dynamics. With a clear vision for the future, Target Global is poised to continue its role in shaping the next wave of European tech giants.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Israel, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Robovision — Take control of your AI vision with Robovision's award-winning platform to manage vision intelligence in smart marchines
  • MagnusMetal — MagnusMetal embarks traditional casting into the 21st century with the patent-pending digital casting.
  • Saleor Commerce — A headless, GraphQL-first e-commerce platform delivering ultra-fast, dynamic, personalized shopping experiences. Find out why developers love it.
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.
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.
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.
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