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Top 50 Media (entertainment) Angel Investors in Germany

A list of 50 angel investors that invest in Media (entertainment) startups based in Germany. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Media (entertainment) companies from Germany. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Media (entertainment) Angel Investors in Germany

Investor Media (entertainment) Germany investments
Christian Vollmann 8
Rouven Dresselhaus 6
Lukasz Gadowski 4
Sven Fund 4
Christophe Maire 4
Stefan Glänzer 3
Martin Sinner 3
Kim Nis Neuhauss 3
Klaas Kersting 3
Dr. Cornelius Boersch 3
Joachim Bernecker 3
Friedrich Georg Hoepfner 3
Moritz Zimmermann 2
Noel Zeh 2
Robin Vasan 2
Daniel Kuhagen 2
Evan Weaver 2
Just Beyer 2
Michael Black 2
Eugen L. Gross 2
Heiko Rauch 2
Oliver Jung 2
Elio Leoni Sceti 2
Gunter Thielen 2
Thomas Bachem 2
Robert Maier 2
Oliver Roskopf 2
Richard Schwenke 2
Klaus Hommels 2
Kolja Hebenstreit 2
Mirko Novakovic 2
‪Daniel Kondermann‬ 2
Tobias Tschoetsch 2
Jens Schumann 2
Roman Kirsch 2
Florian Heinemann 2
Yat Siu 2
Carsten Maschmeyer 2
Holger Hübner 2
Felix Haas 2
Harald Ehrl 1
Sascha Konietzke 1
Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz 1
Rolf Schromgens 1
Christian Reber 1
Paul Forster 1
Ben Kubota 1
Jochen Tuchbreiter 1
Michael Brehm 1
Georg Kofler 1
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Christian Vollmann Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Christian Vollmann is the Chairman Of The Board at nebenan.de.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Germany, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • marta — German Version below:marta offers a market place for families, people in need of care and European caregivers. We believe that, on the one hand everyone has the right to receive appropriate care and to age with dignity and on the other hand caregivers should be able to do their work under fair conditions.We are working on software solutions toconnect caregivers with families across Europe and we support both parties during the entire process. In our own families we have seen that the current market is characterized by non-transparent services and does not deliver adequate quality. It is out mission to change that.That is why we at marta pursue the goal of making things better by applying our software solutions to fundamentally rebuilding the "24-hour" care market.Deutsche Version:marta bietet einen Marketplatz für Familien, pflegebedürftige Menschen und europäische Pflegekräfte. Aus unserer Sicht, hat zum einen jede/r das Recht darauf, angemessene Pflege zu erhalten und in Würde zu altern und zum anderen sollten Pflegekräfte unter fairen Bedingungen ihre Arbeit machen können.Wir arbeiten an dem Bau von Softwarelösungen, um Pflegekräfte mit Familien in ganz Europa zu verbinden und während der Betreuung zu begleiten. In unseren eigenen Familien haben wir gesehen, dass der derzeitige Markt von intransparenten Dienstleistungen geprägt ist und keine angemessene Qualität liefert.Deswegen verfolgen wir bei marta das Ziel, es durch unsere Softwarelösungen besser zu machen und den Markt der "24-Stunden" Pflege grundlegend neu aufzubauen.
  • Meine Erde — Meine Erde is a provider of ecological burial option in Europe.
  • xolo — Xolo is a 3D printing firm that offers a volumetric printing solution to various industries.
Rouven Dresselhaus Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Rouven Dresselhaus is Managing Partner at Cavalry Ventures, a venture capital fund he co-founded in 2016. In this role, he has made investments in startups such as McMakler and Forto and also serves on numerous boards, including Planetly, Bryter and Sofia.Dresselhaus started his career at Morten Sondergaard and then moved to Capnamic Ventures. Inparallel, as a member of the advisory board, he steered Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG, a family business with annual sales of 220 million euros, and was instrumental in the sale of the company to the Dutch industrial holding company Nimbus.Dresselhaus has invested in more than three dozen start-ups and is chairman of the advisory board at Blutsgeschwister. He is a member of YPO, a global community of chief executives.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Internet
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United States, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • Reaction Commerce — Product capabilities and documentation of Mailchimp Open Commerce.
  • Inkitt — Read upcoming novels and many more from talented authors before they go mainstream!
  • Meine Spielzeugkiste — Spielzeug mieten bei Meine Spielzeugkiste. Jetzt Mitglied werden!
Lukasz Gadowski Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Lukasz Gadowski is the Founder and CEO of Team Global. He previously worked at Circ as a Co-Founder. Lukasz Gadowski attended HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Commerce/Shopping
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • TAU Systems — TAU Systems provides medical imaging technology.
  • Bardeen — Bardeen is an automation app to replace your repetitive tasks with a single shortcut and control your web apps from anywhere. Explore our integrations with your favorite apps and hundreds of pre-built playbooks that help you stay in the flow.
  • MILES — Carsharing nach Kilometern statt Minuten. MILES Autos und Transporter einfach per App mieten und losfahren!
Sven Fund Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Sven Fund - Managing Director @ Fullstopp
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Investment focus
  • Content/Publishing, Media and Entertainment, Internet
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • SciFlow — SciFlow is a comprehensive publishing platform that allows researchers to focus on what is important – their research. We offer an intuitive text editor that helps to focus on writing – not formatting – the document. All co-authors can write, comment and review the same version of the article. With our premium services, we allow researchers tocheck for plagiarism and spelling errors and to translate their text. With one click, the article is exported to a publisher compliant format. Unlike existing text editors, researchers can perform all tasks related to publishing scientific texts with SciFlow on a single platform. Thus, SciFlow saves time and gives the confidence to submit an article to a publisher.
  • Zapnito — Zapnito is an online community platform that helps organizations connect with their communities. Harness your expertise with our community management software.
  • Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI) — The Journal of Medical Insight (JOMI) is a surgical journal publishing high-definition, peer-reviewed video articles for surgeons, physicians, and medical students.
Christophe Maire Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Christophe F. Maire is the Founding Partner and CEO of Atlantic Labs, a Berlin-based seed investor dedicated to identifying and investing in innovative digital startup companies. In the last 20+ years, Christophe has built an international track record both as a founder; including gate5 (sold first to Nokia and later developed into HERE and sold tothe German automotive industry) and Plazes.com (also sold to Nokia); and as a farsighted investor named best “European Seed Investor” by Techcrunch two years running. Exited investments include Brands4Friends (eBay), Readmill (Dropbox); StudiVZ, Fyber and Plista. Recent investments led by Atlantic Labs include Medigo, Clue, Jodel, and Campanda, amongst others. Christophe remains actively involved in all his investments, including as a board member of Soundcloud, EyeEm, and Monoqi, and an active promoter of the Berlin startup ecosystem.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Internet
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Poland, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Helu.io — Helu.io is a startup company that provides easy access to their financial data.
  • RetentionGrid — The RetentionGrid.com website is now part of EcommerceIntelligence.com - read the full details here and learn how our mission and values are aligned to help Shopify store owners.
  • Artusiast — Jay Art GmbH is an online platform that sells art.
Stefan Glänzer Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Stefan is an entrepreneur and investor from Germany who enjoys living in London. He is the co-founder of companions.de, companionsTV, ricardo.de and myblog.de. He is the founding investor and executive Chairman of Mendeley.com and RjDj.me and has been and in the same role at Last.fm. Stefan is a firm believer in European entrepreneurship andan active angel. He holds a PhD in foreign exchange risk management and was a professional DJ for 15 years.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United Kingdom, Germany, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • ClickClickDrive — ClickClickDrive is a developer of a search engine designed for users to find driving schools.The company's platform helps users to find information on different driving schools, find evaluations/recommendations published by driving students and also offers an easy-to-use theory application to help them prepare for the exam, enabling usersto choose the best driving school for them.
  • Auro — Auro is a mobile fitness-tech solution providing you with a personal trainer in your ear. We believe that fitness is at its effective best, when it is personalized, engaging, and accessible anytime. We break down the barriers to exercise by providing millions of people all over the world access to a personal trainer along with the best of contentthat boutique studio fitness has to offer.We’re creating a truly motivating, connected fitness experience that keeps people coming back for more by combining world class instructors, killer playlists and data science led personalisation.Our mission is to transform lives by making fitness experiences awesome, accessible and affordable.
  • LIFT99 — LIFT99 is a coworking hub and network of startup founders in Tallinn, Estonia, and Kyiv, Ukraine. In 2018, we launched our Skillsharing Platform for founders around the world.
Martin Sinner Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Martin Sinner is the COO at 360dialog.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Mobile
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Spain, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Tyles — Build up more knowledge faster
  • Hero Software — Hero Software offers cloud software solutions.
  • persomatch GmbH — persomatch offers the first B2B AdTech SaaS solution for job advertising at the largest job marketplace Google via Google Ads, Google for Jobs and Google SEO
Kim Nis Neuhauss Angel
Kim Nis Neuhauss
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Investment focus
  • Science/Engineering, Video, Software
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Private Equity
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • aiconix GmbH — AI technology and solutions for analysis and processing of audio-visual content.
  • sq[u]arely UG — Management Consulting
  • Neuhauss Capital UG — Neuhauss Capital primarily acts as a venture capitalist / investor in the early stages of a startup. Neuhauss Capital is involved with technical skills, particularly in the development of SaaS, software, and IT service companies.
Klaas Kersting Angel · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Klaas Kersting is a serial entrepreneur (Gameforge / flaregames / Phoenix Games) and Seed-/Early-stage investor in startups in games and e-commerce. He served and serves as board member and advisor to several of his investments.Most recently, in 2019, Klaas founded Phoenix Games, a company aiming to help game founders to achievemore - both financially as well as commercially. In 2008 Klaas Kersting was named 'Entrepreneur of the Year'. Gameforge was awarded 'Red Herring 100 Europe', and 'Technology Fast 50 Rising Stars'. Furthermore, he was selected 'Technology Pioneer 2009' by the World Economic Forum.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Gaming, Mobile
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • Germany, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Aggero — Aggero is a B2B SaaS/Marketplace for esports&gaming and livestreaming industry. Connecting brands and streamers.
  • Fein — Fein is a female-led studio developing casual games for women.
  • Kasaz — Buying and selling properties in Spain is a daunting task. Low-quality listings, inaccurate location and painful visits-scheduling combined with dated portals makes for a bad user experience.Kasaz' one-stop real-estate portal reduces time to purchase by connecting buyers and sellers in a platform where the quality of the experience is key.The company was founded by Sebastien Marion, a serial entrepreneur who sold his previous startup Comufy to king.com.
Dr. Cornelius Boersch Angel · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Dr. Cornelius (“Conny”) Boersch is an entrepreneur, business angel and founder of numerous technology companies. Conny is considered one of the bestconnected networkers in the tech and start-up scene. He is the founder of the global company builder Mountain Partners as well as the global co-investment company Conny & Co. Conny initiated theEntrepreneurs Day at the Tegernsee, one of the most exclusive conferences in Europe and regularly holds speeches at universities or tech events all over the world. As a business angel, he has invested in more than 300 companies since 1995 and was voted “European Business Angel of the Year” in 2009. He is a European Investment Fund (EIF) - certified super angel, which means that, subject to certain restrictions, the EIF matches all of his startup investments 1 to 1.As an entrepreneur, Conny previously founded the stock-listed RFID-based companies ACG, Smartrac and Identiv as well as the cashless payment systems provider Sandpiper. For his activities he was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2000. Politically, Conny acted as advisor to Dr. Guido Westerwelle, former president of the German Liberal Party, FDP, Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany from 2009 to 2012.He studied at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Essen with a thesis on venture capital and investing. He later also acted as honorary professor and held lectures at the University of Essen.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Mexico, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Flash Coffee — Flash Coffee is a tech-enabled coffee chain that customers use their app to order and pay online, choosing to pick up orders from one of the Flash Coffee’s storefronts or order for delivery through major platforms in each market. Flash Coffee was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Singapore.
  • Faarms — FAARMS is a new age digital platform catering to the needs of farmers.
  • Lingoda — Learn a new language effectively with our online language courses! English, German, French and Spanish online, in live video group & private classes.
Joachim Bernecker Angel
Joachim Bernecker
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Investment focus
  • Software, Hardware, Internet
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • MoBerries — MoBerries is a network that connects companies and professionals. MoBerries mission is to revolutionize the old fashioned recruitment processes, offering networking software with a unique real-time matching algorithm, tailored to both professionals as well as partners.The system enables employers to expand their reach when sourcing high-qualitycandidate leads for their job openings without wasting precious time and resources. The added value for professionals is that MoBerries provides them qualified leads for potentially matching positions.
  • GotPhoto / fotograf.de — fotograf.de/GotPhoto provides photographers a SaaS system for selling photos online.
  • Reposito — Reposito is develops smart phone applications for digitization, storage, and on-line management of receipts.
Friedrich Georg Hoepfner Angel · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Friedrich Georg Hoepfner - Managing Director @ Hoepfner Brau
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed
  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kamedi GmbH — Kamedi is going to provide users a device for the hyperthermic treatment of irritated skin after insect bites, the heat_it.
  • HQS Quantum Simulations — HQS Quantum Simulations is developing quantum algorithms to predict molecular properties for performance materials, specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical companies.The development of specialty chemicals, performance materials, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals is an iterative, time-consuming and often very expensive process: Designing productsbased on functional molecules, formulations or solid-state compounds requires many – often hundreds – subsequent synthesis, formulation and testing steps to yield the desired specifications. Simulations are a powerful tool to decrease the time-to-market and decrease cost for R&D and product development cycles, but can’t be used in an efficient way in many cases or is simply not advanced enough to tackle certain problems. Shifting from conventional to quantum computers promises to overcome these hurdles, but is not yet available for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
  • GotPhoto / fotograf.de — fotograf.de/GotPhoto provides photographers a SaaS system for selling photos online.
Moritz Zimmermann Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Moritz co-founded hybris in 1997 with an idea for a highly innovative packaged e-commerce application that has now evolved into a leading platform for multichannel communication and sales. With his team, he develops innovative products for hybris clients and supports their e-commerce and PIM multichannel strategies. Moritz holds an MBA from MunichSchool of Management and a bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Gallen.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Science/Engineering
  • Seed, Funding Round, Private Equity
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Productsup — The Productsup P2C (product-to-consumer) platform empowers companies to master commerce anarchy and win product orders again and again. Take control today!
  • Operations1 — With Operations1 the B2B software company cioplenu GmbH delivers a cloud software for adaptive employee-led production processes (Adaptive Process Execution). The solution provides intuitive worker guidance and connects the organization in manufacturing companies. Customers such as Bosch, Stabilo or Trumpf benefit with Operations1 from increasedproductivity, enhanced quality and higher machine availability. At its core, the modular solution uses digital documents such as work instructions and checklists for process guidance and is used in a wide range of application areas such as maintenance, quality inspection, HSSE, audits and in manufacturing and assembly processes. Around the document core, planning, analysis, and incident management functionalities complete the offering to holistically accompany operational employees in their daily work.The clipboard becomes a tablet, complexity becomes simplicity, blindspot becomes transparency.
  • Go Autonomous — B2B commerce, simplified. Fastest way for companies to digitize manual quotes and orders. An order-to-cash automation SaaS platform powered by AI
Noel Zeh Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Noel Zeh has been a partner at Alstin Capital since June 2020 and has worked in the start-up environment for almost 20 years. He knows best how to support founders on their path to success: He has successfully founded and sold companies on several occasions; the first in the field of e-commerce was during his studies in 2002.From 2013 onwards, hehas passed on his broad experience as a founder as an active investor. Among other things, he accompanied the logistics start-up PackLink in fundraising and internationalisation. With his vehicle LITTLEROCK he invested in seed-phase tech companies worldwide. Together with the LITTLEROCK team he developed a special Founder Scoring, which analysed 19 KPI’s to evaluate the founding team.From 2017 to 2020, Noel Zeh was a partner at Reimann Investors in Munich, where he helped expand the venture capital area. As a proven expert in Fintech and SaaS, he also served on the advisory board of numerous investments such as credi2, Fintecsystem and Usercentrics on their way to success. He has not yet given up his passion for e-commerce and also invested for Reimann Investors in companies such as Highsnobiety.Noel Zeh studied business administration at the FH Giessen-Friedberg.When asked why he enjoys this profession so much, he says: „I simply love accompanying founders and am convinced that my own experience as a founder helps me to understand them and their business. Especially when the founders have to go through the valley of tears, it helps to have someone at their side who has lived through these situations themselves.“
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Investment focus
  • Software, Commerce/Shopping, Media and Entertainment
  • Series A, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Austria, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
  • iPrice Group — Shop now with the largest selection of top brands and products in the region - all in a single website! Discover new products, compare smartphone prices and products. Get the latest coupon and voucher codes for Lazada, Zalora, Qoo10, Grab Car, and more!
Robin Vasan Angel · Los Altos, California, United States
Robin Vasan is the founder and solo partner at Mango Capital, an enterprise focused seed stage firm.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Internet
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Meilisearch — An open-source, blazingly fast, and hyper-relevant search engine that will improve your search experience
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
Daniel Kuhagen Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Daniel Kuhagen - Investment Professional @ Paragon Partners
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Investment focus
  • Events, Software, Real Estate
  • Seed, Angel, Secondary Market
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • SEMA Software — SEMA Software is a software company offering software solutions for timber industry, in staircase , metal processing industries etc.
  • Mixtable — Mixtable is an online platform that enables its users to setup offline dates with each other. It was launched in 2013 by Tobias Henning and is based in Bayern.
Evan Weaver Angel
Evan Weaver is the Co-Founder and CTO at Fauna.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Series A
  • Norway, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
  • Hygraph — Hygraph is the next generation GraphQL-Native Federated Content Platform. Integrate all your services with our unique content federation approach and distribute content from anywhere - to anywhere.
  • ShiftX — ShiftX is a collaborative tool, empowering teams to easily visualize, understand and improve how your business operates.
Just Beyer Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Just Beyer
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Investment focus
  • Media and Entertainment, Education, Manufacturing
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Synctive — Synctive enables equipment-as-a-service and pay-per-use business models for machine and plant manufacturers.
  • academa — Academa primarily offers digital education in administration.
  • Meine Erde — Meine Erde is a provider of ecological burial option in Europe.
Michael Black Angel · Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Michael Black received his B.Sc. from the University of British Columbia (1985), his M.S. from Stanford (1989), and his Ph.D. from Yale University (1992). He has held positions at the University of Toronto, Xerox PARC, and Brown University. He is an Honorarprofessor at the University of Tuebingen and one of the founding directors at the Max PlanckInstitute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, where he leads the Perceiving Systems department. He was a Distinguished Amazon Scholar (VP, 2017-2021). His work has won several awards including the IEEE Computer Society Outstanding Paper Award (1991), Honorable Mention for the Marr Prize (1999 and 2005), the 2010 Koenderink Prize, the 2013 Helmholtz Prize, and the 2020 Longuet-Higgins Prize. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 2013 he co-founded Body Labs Inc., which was acquired by Amazon in 2017.
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Investment focus
  • Hardware, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Series A, Seed, Angel
  • Israel, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Meshcapade — Meshcapade (Germany) is revolutionizing the world of human body modeling, sizing, and animation. Meshcapade employs a state of the art statistical model of body shape that encodes realistic shapes, sizes, and motions. We make animating, simulating, and recognizing human bodies effortless, and to bring realistic virtual humans into simulation and3D environments.
  • Datagen Technologies — Datagen offers synthetic image datasets, accessible via platform or api. Design and generate human centric datasets with granular control.
  • Body Labs — Body Labs is a horizontal solution provider of human-aware AI that understands the way we move and how we’re shaped to make our world more personal. The company is comprised of the best in artificial intelligence, computer vision, and body modeling. It aims to deliver human-aware AI as the next digital platform to empower the capture and use of 3Dbody motion and shape for numerous industries.It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Eugen L. Gross Angel · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Eugen L. Gross
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Investment focus
  • Video, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Private Equity
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • aiconix GmbH — AI technology and solutions for analysis and processing of audio-visual content.
Heiko Rauch Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Co-Founder of UFOstart
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Investment focus
  • Commerce/Shopping, Software, Internet
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Spain, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • CodeOp — CodeOp is an international tech school that offers bootcamps and workshops for women, transgender and non-binary folks [women+] wanting to transition into or upskill in tech. CodeOp sets itself apart from other schools with our strong drive for diversity and a focus on providing the safe space, rigorous training, extensive resources, and global community needed to encourage, support and equip our students with the essential skills to thrive in the industry
  • Modelmanagement.com — Model Management connects new faces and models with scouts, international modeling agencies and model photographers.
  • Gamestry — Tu nueva plataforma de videos
Oliver Jung Angel · London, England, United Kingdom · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Oliver is a global investor and entrepreneur based in Tel Aviv. Oliver is investing in US and China based companies and helps them to go international. Previous projects include airbnb, houzz and hoteltonight.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Germany, India
Portfolio highlights
  • Peakflo — Put your accounts payable & receivable on auto-pilot. Spend more time on growing your business, and less on managing your payments.
  • Repool — Repool makes it easy to create and manage hedge funds. Save time, delight investors, and focus on what matters.
  • Pillar Financial Technologies — All-in-one Financial Platform for Small Businesses
Elio Leoni Sceti Angel · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Elio Leoni Sceti is the Co-founder & Chief Crafter of The Craftory. He previously worked at Beamly as a Chairman & Seed Capital. Elio Leoni Sceti attended LUISS Guido Carli University.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Series B, Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Chile
Portfolio highlights
  • Narwhal Media Group — Narwhal Media Group provides complete digital services specializing in branding, marketing, and designing. The company was founded in 2021 and is based in Bristol, UK.
  • Fabula AI Limited — Fabula AI is now part of Twitter on 31 May 2019
  • Victor — Compare hundreds of private jet charter prices. Victor makes comparing private jet hire quotes and costs easier than ever before. Get a quote today
Gunter Thielen Angel
Former CEO of Bertelsmann
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, Internet
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
Thomas Bachem Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Thomas Bachem “Tom” is a passionate entrepreneur, investor and founder of several startups and initiatives, including sevenload, Lebenslauf.com and the German Startups Association. Being an avid coder and designer since his early youth, he is currently building his dream university CODE and serves as Germany’s youngest university chancellor.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Software, Education
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • WeAreDevelopers — Create a free profile and get access to 5.000+ pre-vetted developer jobs in Europe and countless hours of developer talks & coding sessions.
  • Masterplan.com — Masterplan's mission is to turn continuous transformation in companies into an exciting and positive experience. That's why the platform aims to offer the most intuitive and engaging user interface across the industry. For example, companies can combine their content with Masterplan lectures and customized quizzes in just a few minutes -and just as easily assign those learning paths to the right employees. Serial entrepreneurs Stefan Peukert and Dr. Daniel Schütt founded the B2B edutech platform in 2017 and have since raised over €13 million in venture capital for it. Investors include Tengelmann Ventures, ex-Bertelsmann CEO Gunter Thielen, CODE University Chancellor Thomas Bachem, as well as the RAG Foundation, DvH Ventures, and NRW.BANK. In addition to its headquarters in Bochum, Masterplan.com has further locations in Berlin and Vienna and currently employs around 70 people.
  • Wundertax — Wundertax provides online tax returns filing and related services.
Robert Maier Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Robert Maier is a Business Angel at Saarbrücker21 and an investor at various companies. Robert was a Founder and Managing Director at Visual Meta. He attended WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Blockbrain — Blockbrain analyzes millions of transactions on the blockchain to proactively detect threats and opportunities for digital assets you store in crypto wallets and exchanges.The company manages all types of wallets in one secure technology. Track KPIs, be aware of threats, and manage your assets.Blockbrain was established on May 6, 2022 byJohannes Strachwitz in Hamburg, Germany.
  • Synctive — Synctive enables equipment-as-a-service and pay-per-use business models for machine and plant manufacturers.
  • ChefCoco — Chef Coco offers personalized meals delivered daily based on your health and taste preferences.
Oliver Roskopf Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Oliver Roskopf began his digital career at Rocket Internet in 2008. Following this, he became one of the founding team members who created online matchmaking site, eDarling, where he worked until 2010. In 2010 he took up a position as Managing Director of Citydeal, who were later acquired by Groupon. During his time with Groupon Germany herelocated to Sao Paulo in Brazil, returning to Berlin in 2011 to head up marketing for online retail giant, Zalando. He is currently working on a new venture.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Software, Financial
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Synctive — Synctive enables equipment-as-a-service and pay-per-use business models for machine and plant manufacturers.
  • academa — Academa primarily offers digital education in administration.
  • xolo — Xolo is a 3D printing firm that offers a volumetric printing solution to various industries.
Richard Schwenke Angel
Richard Schwenke
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Investment focus
  • Hardware, Software, Internet
  • Funding Round, Private Equity
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Productsup — The Productsup P2C (product-to-consumer) platform empowers companies to master commerce anarchy and win product orders again and again. Take control today!
Klaus Hommels Angel · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Klaus Hommels is Founder of Lakestar. Lakestar invests in European as well as U.S. companies that show fast international growth. Klaus has been involved in the early days of investments such as Skype, Xing, King, Facebook, Spotify and Airbnb. More recent investments include online men's grooming business Harry's, GoEuro, Opendoor andFiveAI. Klaus started his career at Bertelsmann, before joining AOL Germany in 1995 as a Board Member. He was also a venture partner of Benchmark Capital Europe. He earned his MBA and PhD in finance from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He was ranked as one of the top Europe-based venture capital investors in the global Midas List 2013, 2014 and 2015 and just became third best European investor in the first European list of the same ranking. Lakestar is the leading European VC with a true global presence with offices in Zurich, Berlin and London as well as satellites in New York and Hong Kong. Klaus has a strong voice in the European Tech Ecosystems which he supports passionately with various initiatives, eg. the 'Internet Foundation'.Klaus started his career at Bertelsmann, before joining AOL Germany in 1995 as a Board Member. He was also a venture partner of Benchmark Capital Europe. He earned his MBA and PhD in finance from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He was ranked as one of the top Europe-based venture capital investors in the global Midas List 2013, 2014 and 2015 and just became third best European investor in the first European list of the same ranking. Lakestar is the leading European VC with a true global presence with offices in Zurich, Berlin and London as well as satellites in New York and Hong Kong. Klaus has a strong voice in the European Tech Ecosystems which he supports passionately with various initiatives, eg. the 'Internet Foundation'.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Media and Entertainment, Commerce/Shopping
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Factory Berlin — Factory Berlin is the strongest innovation network in Europe: a curated community of 3500+ creators from the world of startups, tech, and corporates.
  • Citra Style — Citra Style designs and produces fashion for Muslim Women that follows contemporary runway and mainstream trends. Products are available both online and offline across the globe, with strong footprint in USA, Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany. The quality of merchandise is considered best in the segment.Citra Style’s fashion experts combinefashion items to looks which are made available online in a distinguished “Shop-By-Look” feature to inspire online shoppers.The team consists of Western born/raised Muslims with extensive fashion and ecommerce experience. Citra Style has a solid investor base that will help grow the company into a Multi 100 million USD business.
  • Enfore — EnFour is a business platform paired with a collection of versatile, easy to use apps that run on smartphones, tablets and personal computers. It was founded in 2009 by Marco Boerries. Enfour's solution creates a level playing field by giving small businesses instant access to the tools, capabilities insights normally only available to largercompanies. Their goal is to provide the majority of small businesses around the world with similar efficiencies and scale effects to those that large enterprises possess. They founded enfore to re-imagine how these businesses utilize technology and to enable them to stay competitive in a connected world. By combining innovative hardware, powerful and easy to use software as well as comprehensive services, enfore delivers an amazing solution to connect all business aspects.
Kolja Hebenstreit Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Kolja Hebenstreit is an Internet Entrepreneur & Investor based in Berlin. He started his first company at the age of 18 and since then has been involved in companies like brands4friends (sold to Tengelmann, now eBay), Spreadshirt, StudiVZ (sold to Holtzbrinck), mymuesli (sold to die Jungs), Gründerszene (sold to Axel Springer), Käuferportal(sold to NWZ), Fyber (sold to RNTS Media), Point Nine Capital and Delivery Hero. He attended the University of Münster and Westphalian University of Applied Sciences.Kolja is currently a Board Member & Co-Founder of Delivery Hero and Advisor/Investor & Co-Founder of Point Nine Capital.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Software, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series B, Series A
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • AdScale — adscale offers advertisers and website owners a transparent and high-reach trading space for digital advertising space (display, video and mobile). The adscale Supply Side Platform enables publishers to optimize their yield management through private deals and private auctions. Business partners benefit from various optimization technologies(programmatic buying, targeting, data management platform) and a fair price-performance ratio.
  • brands4friends — brands4friends is an online shop selling remainders of high quality brand name goods of the fashion industry to end users through a series of consecutive, temporary sales auctions.
  • amiando — amiando is a pioneer in online event registration and ticketing. Since its foundation in 2006, amiando has become a leading software-as-a-service platform for professional events. amiando’s products help event organizers to reach a professional level of event organization which, until now, was only reserved for large corporations and eventagencies. All tools are online-based and immediately available for use, without the need for software installation. Over 180,000 event organizers worldwide use amiando, including prestigious names such as Facebook, BMW, UNESCO, and Telefónica O2. amiando has been awarded numerous prizes for its innovative products, among them the “Technology Pioneer of 2010” at the World Economic Forum, and the “eco Internet Award” as the best business client portal. amiando has been part of XING AG since December 2010, an operator of the business network XING.
Mirko Novakovic Angel · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Currently CEO of Instana.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, Denmark
Portfolio highlights
  • Apheris — apheris AI was founded by Robin Rohm and Michael Höh with a shared dream to empower companies to run analytics on decentralized datasets. Michael developed software infrastructure for distributed data during his PhD at Forschungszentrum Julich and his time at BCG. Robin has a background in algebraic theories for data linkage and data privacy andhas experienced the complexity of centralizing sensitive personal healthcare data firsthand in one of his previous start-ups. Through their work, they encountered barriers that limit progress within data driven industries: data is often stored in silos and most companies work in closed data ecosystems. Therefore, Apheris strives to connect the world’s data to extract better insights.
  • Ninetailed — Ninetailed is the first personalization and experimentation platform for the modern web. Easily add personalization to your tech stack using our API.
  • QuantPi — QuantPi creates automated and scalable solutions for AI model explainability and robustness auditing.
‪Daniel Kondermann‬ Angel · Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Daniel Kondermann is the CEO and Founder at Quality Match.
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Investment focus
  • Data and Analytics, Software, AI
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cyanite — As one of Europe's leading and independent innovators in music AI, Cyanite's clients consist of a variety of high-profile and forward-thinking companies in the fields of music and audio.The mission of Cyanite is to support music companies in making the shift on their way to the age of AI without spending years and expensive resources oninnovation. Cyanite enables them to revolutionize their music databases with modern algorithms, optimize their workflows, and generate more revenues by bringing their long-tail strategies to life.The diverse team of engineers, data scientists, and music industry professionals come from backgrounds in music, either as musicians or passionate fans. With more than 20 years of combined experience in deep learning and music information retrieval, it’s their deepest motivation to help building and sustaining a diverse, culturally rich, and human-centered music industry.
  • Meshcapade — Meshcapade (Germany) is revolutionizing the world of human body modeling, sizing, and animation. Meshcapade employs a state of the art statistical model of body shape that encodes realistic shapes, sizes, and motions. We make animating, simulating, and recognizing human bodies effortless, and to bring realistic virtual humans into simulation and3D environments.
Tobias Tschoetsch Angel
Tobias Tschoetsch is the founder and managing director of Tschoetsch holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in management from Berlin, Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, Mobile
  • Angel, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Prematch — Prematch leverages AI/NLP technology to automate content aggregation and curation for all non-professional football players in Germany. As a second step, Prematch uses its holistic data silo to create pro-level interaction and gamification experiences for the non-pro ecosystem.
  • Productsup — The Productsup P2C (product-to-consumer) platform empowers companies to master commerce anarchy and win product orders again and again. Take control today!
Jens Schumann Angel
Jens Schumann, born on 6 June 1973, was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LOTTO24 AG on 19 June 2020. Before that, since 2 May 2012, he was already Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He is one of the two founders of today's ZEAL Network SE (former Tipp24 SE) and was Managing Director and a Management Board member of Tipp24SE from 1999 to 2009. Jens Schumann has been a member of the Supervisory Board of ZEAL Network SE since July 2011. From 1998 to the formation of Tipp24 SE, he worked as a business consultant at Icon Medialab AG. Schumann studied law at the University of Münster from 1993 to 1998 and finished his studies with the first State Exam.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Data and Analytics, AI
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • aiconix GmbH — AI technology and solutions for analysis and processing of audio-visual content.
  • Revo Foods — Revo Foods: the ultimate plant-based seafood alternative. Our Revo Salmon is so tasty, you won't believe it's plant-based!
  • Adtriba — Data-driven marketing analytics, unbiased, cross-channel and easy to use multi-touch attribution, unified marketing measurement and marketing mix modelling
Roman Kirsch Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Roman Kirsch is the Entrepreneur and Investor of Rapid Pioneers Group.
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Investment focus
  • Commerce/Shopping, Software, Consumer Goods
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, Italy, Malaysia
Portfolio highlights
  • Bending Spoons — Bending Spoons is a fast-growing tech company focused on building and marketing mobile applications. Despite being such a young company, we've already achieved notable results, with tens of millions of downloads of our apps, and millions of users active every month. Our goal? Becoming the #1 app developer and publisher in the world. And ourambitions don't end there!We invest immensely in our team, and we couldn't be more proud of each other. We are a group of extremely young, talented, and ambitious software engineers, data scientists, and graphic designers, with among our ranks entrepreneurs that raised money from prestigious VCs, ex-CERN, ex-Google, and ex-McKinsey. We work from our amazing headquarters in Milan, but also support remote work.We're always on the lookout for people that want to be part of our über-challenging journey to build one of the greatest tech companies in the world. If that sounds exciting to you, don't hesitate to apply at http://bendingspoons.com/careers.html.
  • Yepoda — Yepoda is a DTC K-Beauty brand developing sustainable & natural beauty products based on the latest trends & innovations from South Korea.
  • Amuzed — Amuzed | Global NFT Music Manager Game
Florian Heinemann Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Florian Heinemann is a Founding Partner at Project A Ventures, where he is responsible for the areas of marketing, CRM, and business intelligence. Before co-founding Project A, he was Managing Director at Rocket Internet with the same areas of responsibility (2007-2012). During his time at Rocket, he was mainly involved at Zalando, Global FashionGroup, and Spark Networks (aka eDarling/Affinitas).Prior to Rocket, Florian was Co-Founder and Managing Director of JustBooks/AbeBooks being in charge of marketing and product (1999-2002, exit to Amazon in 2008). Then, he was co-heading the online marketing department of Jamba! and the online dating portal iLove (2003-2005, exit to Verisign). In 2006, he was Co-Founder of the online marketplace antibodies-online.com (exit to Broadoak).Moreover, he has been an investor/business angel in more than 80 startups including Trivago (seed investor), Zalando (founding investor), Audibene (seed investor), Home24 (founding investor), CityDeal/Groupon (founding investor), Betreut.de/Care (seed investor), ClassPass (early stage investor), Mimi Hearing (early stage investor), Bitbond (seed investor), Lillydoo (early stage investor), and the Code University (seed stage investor).Apart from his Project A-related board activities he sits on the board of Koerber AG and About You and the digital advisory boards of Henkel and Oetker.Florian holds a doctorate’s degree in innovation management/entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University. He was a visiting scholar at the Wharton School. His research has been published in leading international journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of International Marketing, and Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft. Furthermore, Florian holds a masters degree in business administration from WHU Koblenz. During his studies, he was a fellow of "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German National Academic Foundation).
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Commerce/Shopping, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, Brazil, Portugal
Portfolio highlights
  • itravel — itravel allows leisure travelers to configure and book experiences, hotels, and transportation on tablets, the web, and in social media. itravel offers the client tools to select and “build” custom trips based on desired experiences (such as kitesurfing, elephant rides, special spa treatments), specific room configurations, and personalpreferences. itravel’s app interfaces allow these selections to happen effortlessly and with appealing content.
  • Unicorn Workspaces — Unicorn offers work solutions for teams of all sizes with flexible terms and independent of high market rental prices. It is a fast-growing shared office provider, with 21 workspaces in Berlin, Potsdam, Cologne, Munich, Hamburg, and LisbonTheir vision of “Workspace as a Service” is reflected in their all-inclusive offer, and support fromcommunity baristas. They combine their coffee expertise and community manager knowledge to provide seamless work experience. With their friendly attitude and eagerness to help, members and visitors will receive good advice and assistance.Each of their workspaces is equipped with a modern café, where they offer organic direct trade coffee and hot beverages for all of their members and guests. They also offer a small selection of cold drinks, salads, and desserts. The café functions as a central meeting point for their community.
  • CODE University of Applied Sciences — CODE is a Berlin-based state-accredited university of applied sciences that offers bachelor’s degree programs in the field of Digital Product Development.
Yat Siu Angel · Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong · 39 investments in the past 12 months
Yat Siu is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Outblaze a messaging communications company that services over 40 million users today based out of Hong Kong.Yat has previously worked for Atari Germany, served as Director and Head of East Coast Operations for Lexicor, established Hong Kong Cybercity (the first free web page and e-mail providerin Asia, later renamed Freenation), as well as AT&T Solutions System Integration practice.He has been named a Global Leader of Tomorrow and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.It has been reported that Yat Siu sold Outblaze messaging to IBM to become Lotus iNotes.Yat is also responsible FON's operations in China.
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Investment focus
  • Other, Software, Gaming
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Hong Kong, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • Gusto Collective — Create immersive experiences that seamlessly connect the physical and digital worlds
  • OneFootball — OneFootball covers over 100 international soccer leagues and competitions live and in incomparable detail.
  • LOVO — Your Voice for Metaverse. Capture the most realistic AI voices on the web.
Carsten Maschmeyer Angel · Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany · 17 investments in the past 12 months
Carsten Maschmeyer is a successful entrepreneur, consultant and financial investor. He was born on May 8, 1959 in Bremen and grew up in Hildesheim. After his graduation in 1978 Maschmeyer completed military service before he began to study medicine in Hannover. To finance his studies, he worked part-time in sales of investment advice to it in 1982completely dedicated financial advice. More about Carsten Masch Meyers consultant. In 1988 Carsten Maschmeyer to AWD financial group, which was successfully launched on the stock market in 2000 and rise to the MDAX and expanded in 11 countries. Was sold in 2007 Carsten Maschmeyer all his shares in the company at the insurance group Swiss Life, who renamed the AWD in AWD Holding. Maschmeyer has today different occupational focuses, inter alia, as entrepreneur, investor and consultant. His experience Carsten Maschmeyer a sought-after speaker on the subject of success. Motivated by the desire expressed by many listeners to learn more about his secret of success, Carsten Maschmeyer published in the spring of 2012 his book "Self Made - performance live richly". In it he describes the basis of his own exciting path and the celebrities strategies for professional, financial and personal success.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Internet
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Germany, Austria, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • PÁPYDO — PÁPYDO produces sustainable and primarily wood-free products.
  • HMNC Brain Health — HMNC Brain Health develops patented genetic tests and combines those with innovative exclusively in-licensed medications, resulting in precise therapies for depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders.Founded in 2010, the privately held biotech company combines the development of machine learning-enabled companion diagnostics with specifictherapeutics to personalize the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders with a focus on depression. The ultimate goal is to improve the lives of patients by developing highly disruptive solutions for their high unmet medical needs. HMNC Brain Health strives to reduce not only the immense individual burden but also the societal impact of these diseases.
  • TRIGGIN — TRIGGIN offers a product that relieve muscle tension with a trigger button.
Holger Hübner Angel · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Holger Hübner
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • musicube — Good music deserves to be found. That is why musicube develops revolutionary music search technology. Music streaming services and other companies can forward any user request to musicube and get back high quality data in real time (e.g. to return playlists etc.).
  • HorseAnalytics — HorseAnalytics empowers horse enthusiasts to monitor and improve health and training of horses by applying reliable technologies from health and sports supervision and combining constant and real-time scientific analytics.
  • RetroBrain R&D GmbH — Memore gamifies proven dementia therapies into a gesture controlled medical video game. It incorporates and gamifies proven therapies, delaying the effects of dementia and mild cognitive impairment, enabling elderly people without prior gaming experience to utilize the gaming suite easily.Memore works both therapeutically and preventatively withnursing rehabilitation. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
Felix Haas Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Felix Haas is a Founding Partner at 10x Group. Felix previously worked at XING Events GmbH sa a CEO and Co-Founder. He attended Stanford University and Technical University of Munich.Felix is an active Business-Angel and Seed-investor in 25+ German startups, including founding engagements at Kaeuferportal, Hitfox, Sponsorpay and Kreditech.He isCo-Founder and Executive Chairman of IDnow, the first online solution for convenient and secure online identification of government IDs in Europe.Felix co-founded amiando in 2006 and served as CEO and Head of Product from inception to exit to public listed company XING in 2010.Previously, he founded TiberiumSun Networks, a website networks for computer games and entertainment news with over 285 million page monthly impressions.Felix is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2010", "NYC Venture Fellow" by NYC Mayor Bloomberg and an advisor to the German Government for the "Young Digital Industry.He spent over two years in Silicon Valley, authored two patents for consumer internet products and enjoys flying planes in his spare time.Specialties: Interested in computer science and its applications, especially social consumer internet products. Focus on product development, team building, strategy, business development, talent management and software marketing.
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Investment focus
  • Software, IT, Sales/Marketing
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, France, Belgium
Portfolio highlights
  • Bling.de — The pocket money card and app that empowers children & teens to be money-smart. Safe, simple and educational.
  • Bardeen — Bardeen is an automation app to replace your repetitive tasks with a single shortcut and control your web apps from anywhere. Explore our integrations with your favorite apps and hundreds of pre-built playbooks that help you stay in the flow.
  • LemonSwan — LemonSwan is the dating service for singles with serious intentions. Prof. Dr. Peter Michael Bak developed the LemonSwan® principle with us: a special test procedure based on modern, international standards, thus creating the best conditions for successful matching.
Harald Ehrl Angel
Harald Ehrl
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Investment focus
  • Video, Software, Data and Analytics
  • Private Equity
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • aiconix GmbH — AI technology and solutions for analysis and processing of audio-visual content.
Sascha Konietzke Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Sascha is Co-founder of Contentful, the API-driven content management platform. After being Contentful's CEO for more than 10 years, he's now supporting the company strategically.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Other, Design
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Weflow — All-in-one workspace to manage your Salesforce pipeline, notes & to-dos. Designed for sales teams who like to move with speed.
  • ValueDesk — Wir machen Kostenoptimierung zu Ihrem Kernprozess.
  • vivenu — Take your ticketing to the next level with our API-first platform that lets you manage, market and analyze your ticket sales effortlessly
Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz Angel · Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Rodrigo is a serial entrepreneur and investor, having founded or co-founded 5 companies. Currently, he is a Founding Partner at Expon Capital (HQ in Luxembourg) and President at Sepulveda Capital (HQ in Paris), focused on impact investing at growth-stage. He’s invested early in 3 unicorns (GetAround : raised a recent round at $1.5b with Softbank,Glovo : acquired by Delivery Hero for €2.6b, Spire : went public via a SPAC at $1.6b), and expects at least 4 more from his current portfolios.After earning his Computer Science Engineering degree at EPITA in Paris, France in Systems – Networks – Security, he started his career working with industrial, banking, retail and media clients for two large consultancies co-creating the Internet security, Internet strategy and online marketplaces practices. In the following 10 years, Rodrigo has also led a number of digital strategy assignments as a free-lance consultant for public multi-billion revenue companies working closely with both Boards and CEOs. He also gained operational experience at large technology companies such as Intel, Novell and AOL.He became an entrepreneur after getting after getting two MBAs (from the Sorbonne University, and later at INSEAD with an exchange term at The Wharton School). He's also a graduate of the Singularity University executive program (Summer 2015), and of the INSEAD International Directors Programme (IDP28).In 2002, he co-founded and later ran Glowria, a video-rental and VOD service, that quickly became #1 in France and #2 in Germany. In 2005, he also co-founded and ran vpod.tv, an award-winning multi-media content management software aimed at Fortune 500, with operations in France and Spain. Both had significant venture-capital financing and were acquired. Both were operated via a boutique investment firm RISC Partners that he had co-founded.In 2009, he became an active business angel and startup mentor (see angel.co/rodrigo) with 15 investments, via his holding company, Sepulveda Capital.In 2015 he co-founded Expon Capital, a multi-stage global venture capital firm based in Luxembourg with over $100m under management, with over 27 investments since launch (see http://www.exponcapital.com/portfolio). His current areas of interest as an investor include cybersecurity, Internet infrastructure, and impact investing.He is a frequent speaker at events worldwide, a regular jury member at startup competitions and occasional lecturer in top graduate schools. Rodrigo has also participated in over 300 podcasts in the past 10 years (such as “French Connection” at LCI Radio, “On Refait Le Mac”), always commenting on the business side of technology.In his spare time, Rodrigo is an avid traveler, B&W photographer, genealogist, wine enthusiast (WSET Diploma in 2019) and enjoys jazz, opera, fine dining, biking and snowboarding. Rodrigo is a dual Chilean and French national, fluent in French, English and Spanish, and has working knowledge of German, Italian and Thai.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Commerce/Shopping
  • Seed, Series A, Convertible Note
  • United States, France, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Culture Secrets — Culture Secrets is an online platform that provides a digital experience, focused on events and the reservation of cultural outings with ease. The platform serves art-related professionals, amateurs, enthusiasts, and curious ones. It selects cultural outings, and sets up a quick and easy reservation process.
  • Tribe — Tribe is a walkie-talkie, reinvented. All you need to do is press and hold to record a message. Then, release to send. Try the fastest, most seamless and freshest messaging experience starting now.
  • Attach — Attach is a sales enablement platform that helps sales and marketing team manage, track, and control documents across the whole buyer journey.
Rolf Schromgens Angel · Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Rolf Schromgens - Co-Founder @ leadership.sprouts
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • Germany, Spain, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Bunch AI — Try Bunch: the AI coach that makes it easy for ambitious leaders to learn and grow.
  • inne — Inne is a Berlin-based biotech startup that builds a hormone-based mini lab for women with a mission to make natural contraception convenient and accurate. They aim to help women tune into their bodies and make informed decisions about their fertility and overall female health.Inne uses biochemistry and an app to track hormones and understandwhat it means and how they affect a woman's everyday fertility.
  • Flowplace — Flowplace offers a human and data-driven talent scouting platform for finding the best-fit leaders and building strong teams.
Christian Reber Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Christian Reber​ is the founder and CEO of Pitch. The German entrepreneur previously founded the award-winning to-do app Wunderlist. After it was acquired by Microsoft in 2015, he spent two years as Microsoft's Entrepreneur in Residence. He is an active investor and advisor in a number of technology businesses, such as Lilium, Notion,Onefootball, Neufund, Freigeist and more. Prior to his career in business, Christian studied Mathematics and Computer Science as well as International Management in Berlin. Christian received the Forbes 30 under 30 award in 2014 and 2016.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Apps, Internet
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Mason — AI-powered data analytics for teams building software.
  • Aware — Aware is a mobile app for evaluating health data and for researching chronic diseases.
  • Pile — Pile is a cryptocurrency as a service platform for fintechs and neobanks. Founded in 2022 and is based in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Paul Forster Angel · 10 investments in the past 12 months
Paul Forster
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial, IT
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, Germany, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Vektor AI — Vektor is the career platform for Tech professionals.
  • Kombo — One unified API for HRIS, Payroll & ATS
  • Oxwash — Powered by Vanish, Oxwash provides on-demand laundry and eco-friendly dry cleaning services, creating a simple and sustainable laundry service for all.
Ben Kubota Angel · Los Angeles, California, United States
Benjamin Kubota is the Co-Founder and CTO at Superlist.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Community/Lifestyle, Music and Audio
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Ohlala — Ohlala is a platform for paid dates, to bring users in the most efficient and safe way in contact.Their product is a single page web application that behaves like a native app, relies heavily on React and is powered by Node.js.
  • Sidestage — Sidestage is a community marketplace for listing, discovering and booking musicians.
Jochen Tuchbreiter Angel · Ismaning, Bayern, Germany
Jochen Tuchbreiter servers as a CEO at Hetzner Cloud GmbH.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Advertising, Sales/Marketing
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
Michael Brehm
Managing Director & Founder @ i2x Partner @ Redstone
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Financial
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
Georg Kofler
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Investment focus
  • Consumer Goods, Commerce/Shopping, Apps
  • Angel, Seed
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