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Top 50 Publishing Startup Investors in Germany

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

Top 50 Publishing Startup Investors in Germany

Investor Publishing Germany investments
Müller Medien 6
HV Capital 4
DTCP 4
RTP Global 3
Speedinvest 3
pd ventures 3
Sven Fund 3
bmp Ventures 3
Nordwest-Zeitung 2
Headline 2
Rocket Internet 2
Rouven Dresselhaus 2
redalpine 2
Neuhaus Partners 2
Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments 2
New Enterprise Associates 2
Groupe M6 1
Werner Zahnt 1
Bigpoint 1
LBBW VC 1
CASSIUS 1
Xploration Capital 1
Frontline Ventures 1
Mehrdad Piroozram 1
Klaus Hommels 1
Trafo Investment 1
Sebastian Picardo 1
Erik Bovee 1
Wadi Ventures 1
Carsten Maschmeyer 1
Klaas Kersting 1
Patrice Deckert 1
Gaingels 1
Mathias Kutzner 1
Torch Capital 1
Airbridge Equity Partners 1
Hasso Plattner Ventures 1
Jens Hilgers 1
Felix Capital 1
Integra 1
Jonathan Keidan 1
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds 1
Itai Tsiddon 1
Dennis Weidner 1
Harald Nieder 1
Kleiner Perkins 1
Georg Kofler 1
Antler 1
Felix Haas 1
Berlin Ventures 1
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Müller Medien VC Fund · Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Müller family media and its partner network are very strong companies from different media sectors. Versatile and individually therefore also the CVs and personalities of their employees who every day with passion and curiosity to work in their teams to achieve common goals.Hans Müller has 65 years the telephone directory publisher Hans Müllerfounded from his living room out - the foundation for the company's family Müller media. His pioneering spirit is still felt today by the fourth generation and with all my colleagues.The company Müller family media is locally connected and networked world. With their five business segments directories, radio, print media, book and new business they are represented with locations in Europe, USA and Asia. More than 2,000 people every day win the confidence of consumers and customers. Changes and challenges of the media world motivate us to pick up trends early in order to help shape this. Their cooperative working lives of mutual esteem and trust.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Poland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Caya — We believe in a future of work transformed by technology. Where the pain of admin is automated, freeing people to focus on creativity, big decisions and doing business. From anywhere, at any time. Our mission is to transform business admin into an automagic experience. Today we enable the paperless office by offering a cloud solution to manage alldocument workflows in one place. Tomorrow CAYA empowers SMBs to run a fully automated backoffice.
  • Fraud0 — Detect and mitigate bots in real time. Optimize your ad campaigns and make smarter data-driven decisions with holistic insights and alerts.
  • bookingkit — bookingkit is the European market leader in booking and marketing solutions for activity providers operating within the leisure industry. The company helps activity providers digitize their business operations with just a couple clicks. The software allows a high degree of automation in managing a wide range of different indoor and outdoor leisureand tourism-related activities, cultural events, rental services and more, all of which can be integrated as bookable experiences directly onto the provider’s website. bookingkit is then able to support customers in a unique way with their marketing, in processing their activities, as well as in managing their business and especially in sales. All in all, bookingkit gives access to over 360 million potential customers across all sales channels.At the same time, through its function as a channel manager and technology platform, bookingkit also offers online travel agencies and marketplaces the opportunity to access a large digitized inventory of experiences and activities, and therefore to book them automatically, with availabilities updated in real-time.With a combination of numerous administration, management, communication, and marketing functions combined on one single platform, bookingkit significantly sets oneself apart from the competition and enables providers of tours and activities a complete transition to the digital world.bookingkit, with its headquarter in Berlin, was founded in 2014 by Christoph Kruse and Lukas C.C. Hempel. The smart booking and marketing solution is available in 11 different languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish.
HV Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 25 investments in the past 12 months
We support exceptional founders in building market leading digital companies.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Internet, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • simpleclub — simpleclub - the most popular digital learning platform in Germany with over 1 million users per month.Loved by both students and parents, simpleclub makes it easy for students and learners to understand anything related to any subject at school by investing less time and therefore reducing stress. At simpleclub we are all creators. We have builta product that millions of people already use and are falling in love with. Check out our app for Apple and Android.We are on a mission to disrupt the traditional school-based learning system by creating a learning experience personalised to every student. Created in 2015 by back then students, Alexander Giesecke and Nicolai Schork, simpleclub has grown to over 1M users and going. In 2020, simpleclub secured a seed round from HV Capital (formerly HV Holtzbrinck Ventures) to accelerate growth.
  • Creator.Bid — Hub for the AI Creator Economy
  • Storyblok — Storyblok is an intuitive content management system that helps your developer and marketing teams get value from your content faster and create innovative digital experiences.
DTCP VC Fund · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
DTCP is an investment management firm focused on growth equity and digital infrastructure. Founded in 2015, the firm has raised more than $1 billion in funds from corporate and institutional investors and invested in over 60 companies. DTCP Growth invests in enterprise application and infrastructure software companies. DTCP Infra invests in mobileaccess, fiber, and data center infrastructure. DTCP is headquartered in Hamburg with offices in Menlo Park, Tel Aviv, and Seoul.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Series C, Funding Round, Series B
  • United States, Germany, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • vHive — vHive is the only software solution that enables enterprises to deploy autonomous drone hives to create digital twins of their assets.
  • anecdotes — anecdotes is the first enterprise-grade compliance management platform. Compatible with SOC 2, PCI, ISO, ITGC, HIPAA & more. Get started for free!
  • Cohere — Cohere provides industry-leading large language models (LLMs) and RAG capabilities tailored to meet the needs of enterprise use cases that solve real-world problems.
RTP Global VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 11 investments in the past 12 months
A global, early-stage venture capital firm, backing founders who use technology to reimagine how the world works like Datadog, DeliveryHero and Cred.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United States, India, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Dexif — Dexif is a crafting innovative solutions tailored to financial needs, maximising returns while minimising risks, ensuring that can navigate the bond market with confidence and clarity.
  • Varaha — Varaha generates carbon credits through its tech solutions.
  • International Battery Company — International Battery Company (IBC) is constructing unique I-NMC Prismatic cells in India at the planned non-captive Gigafactory. Because of their big form factor, IBC cells reduce battery complexity while providing 40% more energy density than LFP cells. They are also recyclable. These cells will be ideal for mobility applications (EVs). Thesupply chain will be localized and secure, allowing for energy independence.
Speedinvest VC Fund · Vienna, Wien, Austria · 44 investments in the past 12 months
Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €1bn AUM, 40 investors, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Your success is our priority, so we don’t just send some money and "check in" at board meetings. Our mission is to empower you with game-changing support throughevery stage of your journey. Our focused investment teams know your industry inside and out. Their Deep Tech, Fintech, Industrial Tech, Network Effects, Digital Health and Subscriptions experience, know-how and deep networks are yours from day one. You also have full access to our in-house Platform+ team of operational experts who can provide tailored growth marketing, people (HR), US business development, and networking support throughout every stage of your journey.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Haz — Track and unlock the resale value of your stuff
  • Alinia AI — Alignment Platform for Generative AI. Alinia makes it easy for enterprises to control and guide Gen AI applications based on their policies and preferences.
  • Exactly.ai — Advanced AI artwork creation platform for artists that understands your style, creates inspiring images and streamlines your creative process
pd ventures VC Fund · Augsburg, Bayern, Germany
pd ventures is a venture capital firm based in Augsburg, Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Online Portals, SaaS
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Ryte — Ryte is the market leader in Website Quality Management, helping businesses optimize their website quality and performance with its cloud-based software product. Ryte empowers more than 1 million digital marketers and agencies worldwide to improve their website’s technical health, increase organic traffic and conversions, and avoid legal risk. Itis best known for its state-of-the-art crawling technology and unrivaled search data. Some of the world’s most renowned companies, like BMW, Allianz, and Sixt, trust in Ryte to manage their website quality and stay competitive online. Ryte was founded by Marcus Tandler, Andy Bruckschoegl, and Niels Doerje, and is headquartered in Munich, Germany with an office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • nebenan.de — Nebenan.de offers neighbors a useful and secure platform for building and maintaining neighborly relations. Nebenan.de is a social network intended for neighbors with over 800,000 users in more than 6,000 neighborhoods. The aim of the platform is to build functioning relationships between people from the surrounding area.
  • asgoodasnew — asgoodasnew electronics GmbH (formerly asgoodas.nu GmbH) is the No. 1 source for refurbished Consumer Electronics in Europe and also runs WIRKAUFENS, the easy, fast, and safe way to turn your used electronic gadgets into cash. The company is active in Germany and Austria (WIRKAUFENS), Spain (LOCOMPRAMOS) and Poland (KUPIMYTO) as a trade-in serviceand selling their products worldwide B2C and B2B.
Sven Fund Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Sven Fund - Managing Director @ Fullstopp
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Investment focus
  • Publishing, Information Technology, Digital Media
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zapnito — Zapnito is an online community platform that helps organizations connect with their communities. Harness your expertise with our community management software.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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.
Nordwest-Zeitung VC Fund · Westerstede, Niedersachsen, Germany
Nordwest-Zeitung is a information and communication provider in Germany.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Social, Content
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • nebenan.de — Nebenan.de offers neighbors a useful and secure platform for building and maintaining neighborly relations. Nebenan.de is a social network intended for neighbors with over 800,000 users in more than 6,000 neighborhoods. The aim of the platform is to build functioning relationships between people from the surrounding area.
  • AX Semantics — AX Semantics is a AI-powered, natural language generation (NLG) software company with roots grounded in content and storytelling. Our sophisticated, yet easy to use SaaS-based software makes automated content generation accessible to customers of all sizes, and is used widely within the e-commerce, business, finance and media publishing sectors.Available in 110 languages, AX Semantics works with more than 500 customers, including globally recognized brands like Porsche, Nestlé and mytheresa.com. AX Semantics was named one of the world's top five providers of natural language generation platforms by Gartner, and a top emerging company in the NLG market by ForresterAX Semantics is changing the way content is created, published and viewed. Our software allows thousands of users to successfully automate text within two days, and gives people the space to develop and nurture their creative originality.Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany with an additional office in Sunnyvale, California, AX Semantics is a privately-held company backed by Airbridge Equity Partners.
Headline VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States · 29 investments in the past 12 months
Headline is a Venture Capital firm actively on the ground in 7 cities around the world. We invest across categories and geographies, leading rounds at every stage. Once we commit to a team, we go to the ends of the earth to make their success global.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Information Technology
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Nivoda — Nivoda provides jewellery businesses with a simple solution to strengthen profits, increase efficiency and accelerate growth with its B2B diamond marketplace. Designed to save you time and money whilst giving you access to the world’s diamond supply at the best prices with zero inventory risk, Nivoda is trusted by thousands of retailers all overthe globe.
  • Natural Cycles — Natural Cycles birth control is 93% effective with typical use and 98% effective with perfect use. Learn more about hormone-free birth control today.
  • Braavo Capital — Braavo provides on-demand funding for mobile apps and games. Revenue-based funding allows founders to scale on their own terms, without giving up equity.
Rocket Internet VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Rocket Internet incubates, builds, develops operationally and strategically invests in internet and technology companies globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Internet, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Singapore, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Apata — Apata the go-to fraud prevention provider for fintech issuers.
  • Knoma — Search hundreds of courses from leading schools and bootcamps. Learn now and pay later with Knoma and spread the cost with ethical finance
  • The Coterie — https://blog.thecoterie.co/introducing-the-coterie-34e739cb85dcThe Coterie builds financial software for people who may make more from assets than salary. We offer founders access to venture capital investments, estate planning strategies and, coming soon, lending products. Our founders—Ethan Agarwal, Jeson Patel, and ChrisBoies—have all founded and sold companies before. We built The Coterie, alongside our incredible team, because we saw the need for these products first hand, and we created the world we want to live in. We’ve raised $50M in funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz. Other investors include Garry Tan (Midas List), Gokul Rajaram (IFKYK), Mar Hershenson (Midas List), Stanley Tang (Doordash co-founder), and more. Loans are made by Coterie Finance LLCLoans are made by Coterie Finance LLC. Investment advisory services provided through The Coterie Management Co LLC. Not investing advice, no guarantee of future results.
Rouven Dresselhaus Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Rouven Dresselhaus is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cavalry Ventures. His most notable investments at Cavalry include McMakler, Forto and Planetly (acq. by OneTrust). He also serves on numerous boards, e.g. at BRYTER and Sofía.Rouven started his career at Morten Sondergaard and then moved to Capnamic Ventures. In parallel, as a member of theadvisory board, he spearheaded the digitization initiative of his family business Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG (acq. by Nimbus) comprising core processes such as finance, HR, logistics and procurement.Rouven has invested in more than five dozen startups and participated in over two hundred funding rounds. He is a member of YPO, a global community of chief executives, and has been mentoring young entrepreneurs in formats such as Techstars, Techstars SAP.io, next logistics accelerator and the Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator. In addition, Rouven is a supporter of the entrepreneurial charity Founders Pledge.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Internet
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United States, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • Inkitt — Publish stories online, join our author subscription program, and read books online for free. Join the Inkitt community for writers and readers today.
  • Reaction Commerce — Product capabilities and documentation of Mailchimp Open Commerce.
  • Meine Spielzeugkiste — Spielzeug mieten bei Meine Spielzeugkiste. Jetzt Mitglied werden!
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
  • Proxima Fusion — We are a European fusion energy startup pursuing the clearest path to grid deployment.
  • ExpressionEdits — Redefining the status quo of protein expression
  • 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.
Neuhaus Partners VC Fund · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Neuhaus Partners is a recognized venture capital fund and has as a member of the Federal Association of German Equity Investment Companies (BVK) as well as the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) an excellent network in its sector. Neuhaus Partners support growth companies from the sectors IT (hardware, software and services), internet(infrastructure and services), telecommunications (services and technology), laser and photonics, microsystems technology and multimedia with technological know-how, comprehensive consulting and equity capital from founding to IPO and beyond with the objective of continuously creating added value for the companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Spain, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Smava — smava, one of the credit comparison portals in Germany, continued the strong growth path of previous years in 2019: The brokered loan volume grew by 35% from around EUR 2 billion in 2018 to around EUR 2.7 billion. Likewise, smava grew again significantly in the first quarter of 2020: smava was able to increase the loan volume brokered by 45%compared to the same quarter of the previous year to approx. EUR 900 million. In total, smava has already brokered more than 8 billion euros in loans.
  • Softgarden — Softgarden makes hiring super easy. Post jobs to your website and job boards, let candidates apply online, track, assess and discuss applications and gain important insights about your hiring process with analytics.
  • Searchmetrics — Boost traffic, engagement, and conversions with actionable SEO, content, and technical insights.
Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments VC Fund · Bonn-lengsdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments and its portfolio is managed by Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, the investment management group of Deutsche Telekom: www.telekom-capital.com
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Information Technology
  • Series B, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • NS1 — NS1 makes it easy to use next-generation DNS for advanced traffic routing, automation & application resiliency. Optimize your websites, apps & infrastructure.
  • Everphone — Everphone is the clever way to equip your workforce with smartphones and tablets. It's flexible, safe and cost efficient. everphone reduces your costs while making employees happier and more productive.
  • Helium — Helium is an Internet-of-Things developer platform for building the network and transferring IoT device data. The platform building the peer-to-peer wireless network to simplify connecting anything to the internet by rewarding anyone to become a network operator. It provides wireless coverage for low power Internet of Things (IoT) devices and earnsa new cryptocurrency, Helium, from your living room.Helium tokens by verifying network transactions, adding new blocks to the blockchain, and performing other tasks. The Proof-of-Coverage is a unique work algorithm that uses radio waves to validate Hotspots are providing legitimate wireless coverage.
New Enterprise Associates VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 44 investments in the past 12 months
Foundational partners to ambitious founders at every stage of company-building.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, India, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Faircado — Stop wasting time and money - faircado helps you find the best pre-owned deals for your wallet and the planet.
  • Twelve Labs — Twelve Labs helps developers make programs that can see, listen, and understand the world as we do by giving them the most powerful video search API
  • Amber Therapeutics — Developing intelligent bioelectrical therapies that can adapt, respond and learn from each person's individual physiology
Groupe M6 VC Fund · Neuilly-sur-seine, Ile-de-France, France
M6 Group has become over the years a powerful multimedia group, offering a wide range of programs, products and services available on a wide variety of media: television, Internet, mobile phone ... Second commercial channel market, the supply of M6 is complemented by W9 and 6b. The family of pay channels (Paris Première, Teva, serieclub, M6Music,M6 Boutique & Co, Girondins TV) enriches the Groupe offers programs with a wide presence on all distribution platforms.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Internet, Education
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • France, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • ExtraStudent — ExtraStudent is a free mutual help network for all students to openly share their knowledge and support one another.
  • Global Savings Group — The Global Savings Group (GSG) is Europe's leading shopping rewards company that empowers people to shop in a smarter way. With its comprehensive portfolio of consumer engagement platforms and savings brands, GSG provides people access to exclusive savings, deals, product information, reviews, and discovery from their favorite stores andbrands. GSG’s team of over 500 professionals in 20 plus markets across the globe, an advanced technology stack, and close, lasting partnerships with the world’s leading news publishers enables it to help consumers to save on more than 2 million transactions every month. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Munich, GSG increases customer loyalty and drives engagement for the world’s largest advertising brands, while assisting yearly more than 350 million shoppers to make smarter purchasing decisions.
Werner Zahnt Angel · Vienna, Wien, Austria
Werner Zahnt has more than 15 years experience in the internet and mobile content, application and messaging sectors.Most recently, he was responsible for the world-wide mobile content business within VeriSign Inc, leading a team of 70+ people. He managed the integration and consolidation efforts of the 3united, mQube and VeriSign DCMS mobilecontent distribution products. For this effort he moved from Vienna, Austria to VeriSign headquarters in Mountain View, CA.Werner has deep product management and engineering experience paired with thorough financial expertise. He gained broad functional and process experience working in many different operational and executive roles.During his studies in business administration and informatics at the University of Business Administration and Economics in Vienna, Werner co-founded and was COO of SYSIS which merged with 2 other Austrian companies to become 3united. During his time at SYSIS he was also CEO of SYSIS d.o.o., a Croatian software engineering subsidiary in Zagreb.In 1999, Werner founded FUNDAQ, a subsidiary of SYSIS that pioneered the field of online social trading markets. FUNDAQ was sold after one year to Blue-C AG.Within SYSIS and 3united, Werner built a global mobile content distribution platform (CPS) from the ground up, and developed global partnerships with Ericsson and Napster. These initiatives led to one of the world’s most comprehensive global roll outs of mobile content services, with more than 25 deployments in 3 continents.Werner has joined The Merger where he focuses on Finance, Engineering and Product Management. Within Speedinvest Werner focuses on startup due diligence, financial and product management.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Analytics, Mobile
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Austria, Germany, Slovenia
Portfolio highlights
  • Inkitt — Publish stories online, join our author subscription program, and read books online for free. Join the Inkitt community for writers and readers today.
  • Necture — Ubiq enables mobility sharing operators to become profitable. Through demand prediction, demand fullfillment, predictive charging, dynamic pricing and policy compliance we provide tools for operational excellence.
  • indoo.rs — ArcGIS Indoors is an indoor mapping, wayfinding & space management software, enabling organizations to build an indoor GIS. Learn how ArcGIS Indoors works.
Bigpoint VC Fund · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
At Bigpoint, we are dedicated to expand the boundaries of free-to-play gaming so that everybody is able to play great games.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Apps, News
  • Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Stuffle — Markenprodukte schnell, einfach und sicher verkaufen per App. Jetzt mit stuffle.com
  • Luxodo — Luxodo GmbH operates luxury shopping platform. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
  • Vertical Media — Vertical Media is a Berlin-based media house for the digital economy. The company presents both online magazines With its products ranging from editorial media and events allthe way to knowledge transfer through digital databases such as the Branchen-Verzeichnis (Yellow Pages) and our Datenbank (data base), seminars and many other services, Vertical Media offers relevant and up-to-date information, increases trans¬parency, and nurtures an active dialogue between individuals, companies and key players in the digital economy.
LBBW VC VC Fund · Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
We help brilliant teams with a strong moat to establish visionary market leaders.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Oska Health — Oska Health delivers digital-enabled care solutions for chronic kidney disease patients, a top clinical need for healthcare payers. By leveraging evidence-based medical best practices and behavioral science, Oska Health aims to empower individuals with kidney disease to mitigate their risk of cardiovascular complications and kidney failure whilesimultaneously lowering costs of care. The company partners with healthcare payers to provide a comprehensive solution that includes a personal coach, a state-of-the-art health app, and intelligent treatment plan algorithms, all designed to help individuals establish new routines and achieve optimal health outcomes.
  • Code Intelligence — Always be a step ahead. Find and fix vulnerabilities before others do. Run automated security tests with each pull request!
  • specter automation — Construction is the second least digitized sector in the world with 96% of all data being unused. Although detailed planning data is created upfront, a lack of suitable digital tools prevents its transfer to the construction site. SPECTER’s web-based construction management software uniquely incorporates the core components of constructionplanning, reducing the organizational burden on construction management and helping to meet project timelines and budgets.
CASSIUS VC Fund · Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Early stage VC focused on the consumer internet and brands that will shape tomorrow's culture.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, E-Commerce, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, France, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Cauldron — Cauldron aim is to create a Worldbuilding is the art form that is foundational to everything at Cauldron. We want people to truly feel they can not only escape into our worlds, but through the advances of Web3, be a part of them.
  • Bubblehouse — Bubblehouse is a platform for creators to express content in new and attractive ways.
  • Invisible Universe — Invisible Universe is an internet-first animation studio that develops original character IP on social media and web3 platforms. Its mission is to create the next household name animated franchises faster and more economical than traditional models. We believe the next generation of animated franchises will be born on the internet.
Xploration Capital VC Fund · Moscow, Moscow City, Russian Federation
ploration backs ambitious founders building next-generation platforms, digital ecosystems and SaaS companies worldwide.We go at great length to study markets, gain consumer and competitive insights and market intelligence. This enables us to identify hidden opportunities and be a knowledgeable, and valuable partner to early stage companiesWeare hands on, where founders need us the most and we support our best portfolio companies in subsequent rounds, making us a meaningful partner and a long term partnerXploration Capital is founded by a group of dreamers, idealists and in some way misfits. With more than 50 years of combined experience in investing, consutling and fudraising for entrepreneurs and companies from early stages to IPO, we decided to embark on an Xploratory journey into the future.We deeply care about how life is going to look like for next generations, as Lincoln once said, “The best way to predict your future, is to create it”, so we decided to make our lives mission in helping those who want to change the world - succeed.We have invested, exited and advised on more than US$5 billion worth of transactions, helping some of the most iconic companies launch, sacale and exit
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Delivery, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Immigram — An immigration platform for IT specialists and entrepreneurs. We help professionals in the IT sector to move to the UK via getting the Tech Nation Endorsement and applying for a Global Talent Visa
  • Mirai Flights — Mirai Flights is a UK-based service for instant booking charter flights with price transparency and focus on the UK, Europe, Middle East, and the CIS states. Mirai Flights connects clients to private jets, offering a suitable time and place of departure with an option to choose the class of the aircraft, price, number of passengers, comfort leveland a payment of up to €300.000 in one click. Founded in 2021, Mirai Flights aims to change the flyers' purchasing habits and save time. Its founders’ expertise is manifested by successful businesses in private aviation.
  • Kurios — Kurios is a cohort-based online course for professionals in Latin America. The company has $60k in monthly revenue and is growing 25% per month for the last 4 months. Kurios instructors are coming from tech companies like Google, Amazon, Stripe, Uber, and more; we are starting with courses like product management, growth, and data analytics.
Frontline Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 8 investments in the past 12 months
Frontline is the venture firm for globally ambitious B2B companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Frontline Seed speeds up ideas at inception across Europe. Frontline X is a growth-stage fund, for fast and frictionless US-Europe expansion.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • StrongDM — Manage access to any server, database, or Kubernetes instance in minutes. Fully auditable, replayable, secure, and drag-and-drop easy.
  • DUDE CHEM — DUDE CHEM is a leading company in green chemical manufacturing based in Berlin.
  • JustParent — Parental leave insurance for businesses
Mehrdad Piroozram Angel · Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Mehrdad Piroozram - Founder and General Partner @ InsurTech.vc
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Investment focus
  • Insurance, Apps, Financial Services
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Cola — As the world’s first Messaging OS, Cola introduces interactive “Cola Bubbles” directly into the messaging stream, designed to make texting more convenient and give users access to the full functionality of their smartphone without ever leaving the conversation. Cola also serves as a platform for developers to create their own Cola Bubbles, bringingnew interactive experiences into text conversations and extending the functionality of existing products into Cola. You can do with one Cola Bubble what would usually take 10 or even 100 texts. Cola combines the ease and immediacy of texting, with the precision and interactivity of an app.Cola is led by a team of Silicon Valley veterans who have worked on some of the world’s most recognized tech products, such as the iMac, iPhone, Photoshop, and Nest, joining to advance texting beyond simple text, links, and pictures.
  • Poshtel
  • Golf Post AG
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
  • E-Commerce, Software, News
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany, Sweden, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Trafo Investment VC Fund
Investing in media technology
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Investment focus
  • Big Data, Software, Analytics
  • Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Steady — Giving independent media makers everything they need to build and manage a thriving membership community.
  • delphai — More, better, faster company intelligence. Create company lists.
Sebastian Picardo Angel · Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Sebastian Picardo is an active investor and advisor in the global luxury goods sector.As an investor, he has been very active in the fashion, technology and media sectors for over 9 years, investing in companies like Net a porter, Lyst, Farfetch, Business of Fashion and Highsnobiety. He has also been a venture advisor to London-based FelixCapital, a leading Venture Capital firm investing in digital lifestyle start-ups, since 2014.As an advisor, he has helped brands and retailers in areas such as digital marketing, customer experience, omni-channel retailing and innovation, In addition, he has advised companies wanting to enter and market their brands in China mainland.Sebastian was formerly Deputy President of Asia’s iconic luxury department store Lane Crawford. Sebastian joined Lane Crawford in 2012. As a member of the senior management team, he crafted and drove Lane Crawford’s “connected commerce” strategy, underlying the company's focus on omni-channel retail development to deliver a seamless customer experience.Previous to Lane Crawford, Sebastian was with Burberry where he served as Managing Director - Digital Commerce, based in the London headquarters. Prior to this role, he had helped transform and integrate the brand's Spanish operations into the global business as Managing Director - Operations at Burberry Spain. Before joining Burberry, Sebastian had held various senior finance roles at Net-A-Porter, Alexander McQueen and Deloitte.Originally from Argentina, he is a Chartered Accountant, holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in International Finance. Most recently he attended Harvard Business School, where he successfully completed the Advanced Management Program.Sebastian lived in Buenos Aires, London, Barcelona and Hong Kong. He is fluent in Spanish, English, Italian and has an elementary command of Mandarin.
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Investment focus
  • Fashion, Content, Lifestyle
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, Italy, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Mos — Meet Mos: the way smart students get money for college
  • UNMADE — Unmade helps fashion and sportswear brands connect demand directly to production - so they become more adaptive, responsive, efficient and responsible.
  • Freeda Media — The voice of the new generations
Erik Bovee Angel · Vienna, Wien, Austria
Erik Bovee is the investor and VP of business developemnt at MindsDB.He attended University of Oxford.
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Investment focus
  • Human Resources, Software, Apps
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Inkitt — Publish stories online, join our author subscription program, and read books online for free. Join the Inkitt community for writers and readers today.
  • Sunlight — Sunlight helps companies grow a highly engaging learning culture by facilitating their team’s access to any book, event or course in the world.
  • Stateless — Stateless is reinventing connectivity. With software-defined interconnect (SD-IX) from Stateless colocation providers can dynamically deliver routing, security and automation services to network interconnection points through software. In doing so, providers can control and connect every endpoint, including portfolio data centers, tenant sites andhyperscale clouds. Stateless is based in Boulder, CO and is a spinoff of research conducted by co-founders Murad Kablan and Eric Keller.
Wadi Ventures VC Fund · Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Wadi Ventures, founded in August 2012 by Jonathan Pacifici and Reuven Ulmansky , is the new and improved accelerator model for early stage disruptive internet and new media startups in Israel.Wadi Ventures is on the lookout for Israel’s top talent and plans to accept tens of new startups by the end of 2015. Israel’s startup community isbursting at the seams with unique ideas but they’ve seen awesome ideas fall flat when the business side of the company did not receive proper attention.
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Investment focus
  • Travel, Internet, Publishing
  • Seed, Angel
  • Israel, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • SeatID — SeatID is a SaaS suite of Social Media Solutions developed to grow your business. Through the implementation of Social Login, Social Proof, Social Seating and Booking and Social WiFi, you can bring the power of social media influence to the exact place where buying decisions are being made, substantially improving consumer confidence, conversionsand sales.
  • ADINCON — Adincon increase revenues for online content publishers by managing in-content advertisements using a unique technology that optimize ads location, price and traffic. Most of the advertisements in the web suffers from banner blindness, since most of the attention of the users is focused on the content. In order to get better results, Adincontechnology analyzes every page and insert traditional ads in the most effective locations inside the content. By working with multiple ad-exchanges, Adincon make sure all inventory get sold in the most optimal price. Adincon also identify in real-time which pages performing better than others and can direct traffic to them from low conversion pages in order to maximize monetization. Adincon solution helps any content owner from professional publishers, like online news sites, to small blogs to monetize their content in the most effective way.
Carsten Maschmeyer Angel · Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany · 6 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, Apps, Health Care
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Germany, Austria, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • theblood — We are giving back self-determination, control and specific health conditions to our users through a non-invasive menstrual blood test
  • AnimalChat — The messenger app AnimalChat makes communication with pet owners easier and more efficient. It's used to counteract the drastic lack of staff in the animal industry. As veterinarians we know how bad the situation is, but luckily as software specialists we also know how to fix it. With AnimalChat we free up valuable time for businesses andempower them to offer a better digital experience for their customers.
  • JobSwop.io — JobSwop.io is the employment software that allows you to find available positions but also filled ones for people looking to move jobs. The features of this app are Salary information, a Watch list, Area search, Integrated chat, Up to three Job profiles in one account, Document management.
Klaas Kersting Angel · Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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
  • Gaming, Mobile, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • Germany, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • 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.
  • Aggero — Uncover what creators & consumers say about your brand and products with our AI social media video listening tool. Understand your influencer video marketing success.
Patrice Deckert Angel
Patrice Deckert - Venture Partner @ Heilemann Ventures
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Content
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Inkitt — Publish stories online, join our author subscription program, and read books online for free. Join the Inkitt community for writers and readers today.
  • heyData — heyData is a legal tech company. HeyData offers a digitized data protection officer for companies.
  • Tidy — Turn your browser into a second brain. Be 20x faster at finding the docs and people that make your work better
Gaingels VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 73 investments in the past 12 months
Gaingels is a leading venture investment syndicate in support of diversity, inclusive of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies in the venture capital space.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, Mexico
Portfolio highlights
  • Psylo — Psylo is an Australia-based psychedelic biotech business focusing on Psychedelic-inspired medicine to treat mental illness.
  • Colors AI — Colors helps companies see the full spectrum of clients.
  • Novel Capital — Novel Capital provides non dilutive funding and operational sales expertise to early-stage B2B software companies.
Mathias Kutzner Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Founder of DOJO Madness.
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Investment focus
  • News, Internet, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • RiseML — RiseML creates software to help machine learning teams scale their deep learning infrastructure. RiseML was founded in September 2016 by Henning Peters and Elmar Haussmann. They are building a unified interface for AI supercomputers.
  • Vertical Media — Vertical Media is a Berlin-based media house for the digital economy. The company presents both online magazines With its products ranging from editorial media and events allthe way to knowledge transfer through digital databases such as the Branchen-Verzeichnis (Yellow Pages) and our Datenbank (data base), seminars and many other services, Vertical Media offers relevant and up-to-date information, increases trans¬parency, and nurtures an active dialogue between individuals, companies and key players in the digital economy.
Torch Capital VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 8 investments in the past 12 months
Torch Capital is a brand-focused investment firm built to shepherd the next generation of truly great mission driven consumer companies.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Food and Beverage
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Salvo Health — Salvo Health is a digital care team for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), GERD, SIBO, and other chronic gut health conditions. Sign up today!
  • 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.
  • Teal — Teal helps SMB software companies build accounting products for their customers.
Airbridge Equity Partners VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Airbridge Equity Partners is an investment firm providing flexible investment solutions to technology-driven companies in Europe.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • The Netherlands, Germany, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • delphai — More, better, faster company intelligence. Create company lists.
  • Honeysales — Welcome to honeysales. With meeting as a service, we offer you hassle-free sales experience
  • Campercontact — Campercontact is an online platform provides connecting services with travelers and motorhome site.
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.
Jens Hilgers Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Jens Hilgers a serial entrepreneur with His primary interest in esports, videogames and online technologies. Having build his first videogame online tournaments, lan-events and gameserver farms as early as 1997 he had consider myself a veteran in the eSports industry. Building companies and making ideas become reality is what he really loves.Outstanding user experience, agility, transparency and sustainability are the core principles of his daily work. He is a creative thinker, problem solver and quick learner. He has team up with ambitious and smart people of upright character.For 22 years now he has been building and managing international games&tech companies in Central and Eastern Europe aswell as in Asia. Since 2012 he is also actively investing in and supporting selected startups.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, eSports
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, Germany, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Dorian — Turn your story into a game and earn money with no coding!
  • femtasy — At femtasy, you'll find the largest selection of sensual audio stories. Make your self-love even more exciting!
  • 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.
Felix Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
A Venture Capital Firm for the creative class
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Castore — Castore has been created to bring a new level of performance to men’s sportswear. They are the world’s first premium sportswear brand specifically for men, targeting only the most discerning athletes who value the attention to detail and precision performance features that underpin all garments. The Castore brand DNA lies in an unrelenting focus ontechnical innovation to create the most advanced products for those individuals who simply cannot settle for second best.
  • LANCH — LANCH is a startup that provides a virtual kitchen and food delivery service.
  • TravelPerk — TravelPerk offers the freedom travelers want, and the control companies need. Enjoy an industry-leading travel inventory, 24/7 support and easy booking.
Integra VC Fund · Hutthurm, Bayern, Germany
INTEGRA is your advice and support partner from the conception of an original idea through the successful foundation of a market.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, SaaS, Mobile
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • appful — Convert your WordPress Website into iOS/Android Apps in 5 Minutes with our innovative Plugin. Test our WordPress to App Builder for free!
  • Assemblio — Assembly planning in minutes, instead of weeks
Jonathan Keidan Angel · New York, New York, United States
Jonathan is the Founder of Torch Capital. A long time entrepreneur and investor, he has spent his career at the intersection of the media, technology and entertainment industries. He is the Co-Founder of digital media company InsideHook and has spent a decade as an active early stage investor and advisor to a number of New York and LA's topstart-ups.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Canada, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cityrow Go — Cityrow Go is a rowing-based fitness app for smartphones or tablets. It offers rowing classes programmed to deliver an effective, efficient, and motivating workout to the at-home user. It was founded in 2013 and is based in New York, United States.
  • Lobos 1707 — Developed over the course of five centuries, Lobos 1707 Tequila is the continuing legacy of jimadors, crafters, and contributors from around the world. Founded by Diego Osorio, a descendent of the original family line, Lobos Tequila welcomes you into the pack and invites you to craft your legacy.
  • Jane Technologies — Jane Technologies is a cannabis retail tech company that provides its consumers with a confident, safe and simple shopping experience. Users can browse local products in real-time, compare by price, proximity or popularity and place orders at local stores for free. Jane partners with dispensaries on a win-win basis; stores only pay for completedorders at a fraction of the price of other industry software.
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds VC Fund · Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 55 investments in the past 12 months
The seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) finances tech start-ups with growth potential and has supported more than 700 start-ups since 2005. With the launch of its fourth fund, HTGF now has about 1.4 billion euros under management. Its team of experienced investment managers and start-up experts support young companies with expertise,entrepreneurial spirit and passion. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in the fields of digital tech, industrial tech, life sciences, chemistry and related business areas. To date, external investors have injected about 5 billion euros of capital into the HTGF portfolio via more than 2,000 follow-on financing rounds. In addition, HTGF has already successfully sold shares in more than 170 companies. Fund investors in this public-private partnership include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital and 45 companies from a wide range of industries. Fund investors in this public-private partnership include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital and 45 companies from a wide range of industries.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Seqana — X-Ray-Vision” Monitoring SaaS, for Soil Organic Carbon. To fight climate change, we enable Project Developers and Agri-Food Corporates to measure and understand soil carbon sequestration in an ultra low cost, fast, precise, and affordable way. At planetary scale!
  • JUPUS — As the first legal AI secretary in Europe, JUPUS automates the entire process from initial client contact to the complete file. Lawyers are supported by an AI chatbot, an online appointment booking tool, and an AI platform that automatically collects and processes inquiries, information, and documents, facilitating automated communication withclients.
  • Synthara Technologies — Synthara is a Zurich-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides system-level solutions for businesses to enhance their products or services with smart features. The company portable and wearable gadgets such as virtual reality headsets, small wireless monitoring cameras, sensor networks, have limited smart features because computingpowerful algorithms cannot be run on them. Synthara IPs provide server-class performance with an extremely low energy requirement for neural networks (10 TOPs/Watt).
Itai Tsiddon Angel · New York, New York, United States
Itai co-founded Lightricks, an Israeli unicorn with over $200m of revenues in 2021 which has raised over $200m, more than half of which in liquidity, over the past decade.Itai has led deals (issued lead TS) and/or served on boards in >$15b of cumulative enterprise value companies with over $1b of cumulative revenue. Among those areFrame.io (C/D lead, board until sold to Adobe for 1.3b in 2021); Forter (led series E in 2020 at $1.25b prior to a $3b round in 2021); Gcash ($2b round in 2021) and several earlier stage companies such as Commandbar ($19m Series A) and others. He lives in NYC, invests internationally as an agile solo GP in a highly concentrated manner, and usually writes checks of $1-30m
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Mobile Apps
  • Series A, Series C, Series B
  • United States, India, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Lyka Pet Food — Life-changing dog food. Real food. Gently cooked. Delivered.
  • CommandBar — Command Bar allows users to add a command bar to their app with one line of code, making it easy for them to learn and navigate their GUI.
  • Thynk.Cloud — Thynk is designed by hoteliers for hoteliers to simplify and automate sales, operations, and data management. Every process is easier, faster, and fully integrated.
Dennis Weidner Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Blockchain, Kryptowährungen, Entrepreneur, Mobilität, E-Commerce, Online-Marketing
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Investment focus
  • News, FinTech, Finance
  • Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • savedroid — savedroid is the first AI saving & spending algorithm in Europe conveniently optimizing users’ lifestyle. Their free mobile app enables users to save up for their wishes without even thinking about saving. They create significant economic value for mass market users through automated savings AND situational relevant spend optimization. Theirself-learning AI algorithm analyzes users’ checking accounts, identifies saving potential and automatically transfers these savings to their users’ savings account managed by their partner bank Wirecard. Moreover, their self-learning AI algorithm automatically identifies saving potential for services such as utilities, cell, banking, insurances etc. and offers convenient and fast in-app contract switching via their B2B partnerships with Check24, Drillisch, Freenet, 1822direkt etc.savedroid earns recurring high margin affiliate revenues from B2B partners trough AI based lead generation in the categories of contract optimization, affiliate shopping, and consumer lending. Their AI analyzes a significant depth of financial and behavioral data enabling savedroid to anticipate users’ purchase decisions and proactively recommending situational relevant saving opportunities which help their users to reach their wishes even faster. Their data intelligence makes them the perfect match maker for an amplitude of situational relevant and recurring high margin B2B affiliate sales opportunities.
  • CryptoTicker — Cryptoticker.io is a crypto-, news- and community-portal about blockchain, crypto currency, ICOs & insights from the scene.
  • ePilot Mobility — The corporate benefit program for a sustainable future. Employers pay for their employees. These use electric cars
Harald Nieder Angel · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Harald Nieder is the General Partner at Redalpine. Attended University of Oxford.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Inkitt — Publish stories online, join our author subscription program, and read books online for free. Join the Inkitt community for writers and readers today.
  • Morressier — A platform geared towards the scientific community. From managing abstracts to presenting research content in a virtual conference or in-person meeting.
  • Proxima Fusion — We are a European fusion energy startup pursuing the clearest path to grid deployment.
Kleiner Perkins VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 31 investments in the past 12 months
Kleiner Perkins is an American venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, China, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Alkira — The Alkira Cloud Network as-a-Service delivers enterprise networks in the cloud. No hardware to invest in, no software to configure and no cloud architecture to learn.
  • Fizz — Fizz, the student debit card that builds credit. Build your credit while you earn amazing rewards! No hidden fees, no credit check & no security deposit.
  • Browserbase — Browserbase is a comprehensive platform for developers to host, administer, and monitor headless browsers in the cloud.
Georg Kofler Angel
Georg Kofler is an angel investor.
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Investment focus
  • Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Pet
  • Angel, Seed
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Layzee — Layzee produces products related to outdoor living and camping.
  • KONKRUA — KONKRUA is a super delicious, gluten-free, healthy and easy original ingredients from Thailand.
  • Keego — Keego engages in the manufacture and supply of sports bottles.
Antler VC Fund · Singapore, Central Region, Singapore · 118 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Singapore, United Kingdom, Australia
Portfolio highlights
  • FitFlo — FitFlo brings to life the connected gym experience for Operators, Trainers and Members.
  • Mole — Mole is a digital business card and mobile website software. Connect with your clients, promote your business online and much more. Comes with free customised NFC business card.
  • Optacloud — Fostering a global AI powered ecosystem to achieve 100% cloud efficacy-> effortlessly, economically and eco-consciously. Dev tools stack for automating the entire development lifecycle of cloud apps across- Build, Deploy & Optimize.
Felix Haas Angel · Munich, Bayern, Germany
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
  • Travel, Leisure, Information Technology
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, France, Belgium
Portfolio highlights
  • EWOR — EWOR is a blend of a master’s degree and venture capital firm investing €75K to €150K, connecting you with unicorn founders, and offering over 20 unique entrepreneurship courses.
  • 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.
  • Bling.de — The pocket money card and app that empowers children & teens to be money-smart. Safe, simple and educational.
Berlin Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Fashion, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zype — Publish Video Across All Your Customer's Platforms. OTT, social media, and O&O websites and apps. Pre-built templates. Reach a global audience.
  • enmacc — enmacc is Europe’s fastest growing digital, OTC energy trading platform. Our platform digitalises the end-to-end professional energy trading process. Using enmacc allows participants to gain speed, efficiency and security when trading in energy markets. More than 340 companies, with over 1.600 active traders, are already taking advantage of enmaccand are utilising our continuously growing network of energy suppliers, industrial companies, energy trading houses and municipal utilities for trading in power & gas. All of our clients can benefit from increased market access, additional liquidity and other business development opportunities. enmacc customers can use three different trading screens: entender (sales trading) & entender pro (professional trading) – the world-leading Request-For-Quote (RFQ) technology for energy markets; enmarket – the OTC price screen and marketplace for one-click trading; and engreen – the state-of-the-art trading screen for Guarantees of Origin (GoOs). Complete documentation and audit-proof archiving of all trading activities on the platform take place automatically. The real-time credit check guarantees secure trading and processes for all participants. Complete documentation and audit-proof archiving of all trading activities on the platform take place automatically. The real-time credit check guarantees secure trading and processes for all participants. We do everything we can to make the daily work of energy traders and portfolio managers easier by enabling them to focus on the things that really matter.
  • OptioPay — Encourage your customers to opt-in for data exchange to benefit from exclusive offers based on their interests, financial situation and buying behavior.
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