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Top 20 Venture Capital VC Funds in Germany

A list of 20 VC funds that invest in Venture capital startups based in Germany. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Venture capital companies from Germany. We update this investor list every month.

Top 20 Venture Capital VC Funds in Germany

Investor Venture Capital Germany investments
seed + speed Ventures 3
Advanced Blockchain 3
TX Ventures 2
Mutschler Ventures AG 2
C3 Venture Capital 2
Futury Capital 1
Klaus Eckstein KG 1
Speedinvest 1
CNB Capital 1
Panta Rhei 1
German Media Pool 1
Nanz medico 1
Deutsche Effecten -und Wechsel Beteiligungsgesellschaft 1
High-Tech Grunderfonds 1
TEV Ventures 1
HV Capital 1
DEWB 1
BM H Beteiligungs-Managementgesellschaft Hessen 1
Molten Ventures 1
Heliad Equity Partners 1
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seed + speed Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Empowering visionary founders with pre-seed and seed funding for B2B software innovation. Partner with us to turn your aspirations into thriving businesses. Our expert support ensures your journey to success.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • happyhotel — The happyhotel revenue and yield management system has a simple dashboard that supports the hotelier in the data analysis of the most important hotel KPI’s. happyhotel is a cloud-based hotel software specially designed for small and medium-sized hotels. Hoteliers can achieve more revenue without a great deal of prior knowledge. The hotelier getpast, current and future values of RevPar, Occupancy, ADR and Revenue. Through the booking pace graph and the on the books evaluation the hotelier can react to the current market conditions. Furthermore the hotelier can review every day the important reports and get an alert if the values do not correspond with the budget. happyhotel use a special formula and an algorithm who gives the hotelier the best price recommendation for his hotel or each of your hotel segments and room types. With an interface to the hotel pms happyhotel get all data to analyze the hotel. happyhotel facilitates the hotelier's life through automatic processes so that he can concentrate on other things.
  • Helio — Carbon Aware Cloud Computing.
  • Tokenize.it — Tokenize.it are developing non-custodial token-based fundraising methods.
Advanced Blockchain VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Advanced Blockchain AG is a publicly listed investor, incubator, and partner in the blockchain industry.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Financial Services, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Backd — Backd offers to maximize the power of assets and begin generating yield. Backd is a protocol for reactive liquidity decentralized finance (Defi).
  • Contango — Contango is a decentralised exchange bringing expirable futures to DeFi. In DeFi, only perpetual futures exist. But since funding rates are unpredictable, traders do not have control over their costs. With expirable futures, a final price is paid upfront to avoid any bad surprises. Contango is here to bring futures with expiry dates.
  • Polymer Labs — Polymer Labs is building a universal IBC routing/roll-up protocol to enable E2E IBC connectivity across ecosystems.
TX Ventures VC Fund · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland · 6 investments in the past 12 months
We help smart startups to establish and enhance their products and services. We also assist our holdings with their strategic planning activities and offer them shared services and networking platforms. Our collaboration with these entrepreneurs is focused on the pursuit of long-term goals.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Finance
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Switzerland, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Sinpex — One-stop-shop for digitized compliance, such as KYC, Client Onboarding, and other compliance processes. Benefit from faster client onboarding, less regulatory risk, and increased customer satisfaction. Powered by cutting edge Natural Language Processing (NLP) for banks, insurance, and crypto companies.
  • SaaScada — SaaScada is a fintech startup that provides a cloud-native platform for digital banking solutions. The company's configurable, cloud-native platform of open APIs enables existing financial institutions and new entrants to launch low-cost digital banking services in as little as 12 weeks. It provides a future-proof solution for product launchesand innovation by allowing clients to quickly create bespoke products and user experiences that can be launched seamlessly. SaaScada simplifies and accelerates the process of developing new services by redesigning how core banking services are delivered, allowing for launch in months rather than years in a cost-effective, compliant, and secure manner.
  • Triple — The best payment data enrichment solution. Our API includes fraud detection, transaction enrichment, categorization, subscriptions, and carbon footprint.
Mutschler Ventures AG VC Fund · Baar, Zug, Switzerland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Mutschler ventures has been actively investing in start-up or young internet companies in the areas of e-commerce and / or "matchmaking".
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Predium — Predium is the software platform for real estate owners to measure, manage and communicate their ESG performance.
  • Invenda — Invenda has the smart technologies to propel your automated retail business into the digital age.
  • Invenda Group — Invenda has the smart technologies to propel your automated retail business into the digital age.
C3 Venture Capital VC Fund · Frankfort, Maine, United States
C3 Management is an asset management company focused on managing venture funds which invest in technology companies worldwide.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Software, Cryptocurrency
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany, South Korea, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Gatenox — Gatenox brings 4x more clients by streamlining the Corporate KYC process while enhancing the user experience
  • Cashlink — The financial technology start-up (Fintech) Cashlink has developed one of Europe's leading Tokenization-as-a-Service solutions. A modular, technological infrastructure enables the legally compliant issuance and management of digital securities for banks and investment platforms as an all-in-one solution. Compared to a traditional security,tokenized financial instruments create significant cost reductions and opportunities for opening up new markets and products, giving issuing companies, banks and investment platforms a sustainable competitive advantage. Renowned companies such as the Frankfurt securities specialist Bankhaus Scheich are already successfully using the Cashlink solution today. Cashlink is an official partner of Deutsche Börse Venture Network and completes its comprehensive range of digital securities by cooperating with experienced and specialized partners such as the globally operating law firm Ashurst. Renowned European investment companies such as the listed FinLab AG and the seed + speed-VC of the Maschmeyer Group are invested in the Fintech. As a founding member of the European forum "International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications" (INATBA), the Hesse regional group of the Blockchain Bundesverband and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), Cashlink is already shaping tomorrow's capital market today.
  • Stableton Financial — Challenge the boundaries of conventional investment portfolios. Stableton is a partner for fast-growing companies and founders across FinTech, Consumer, B2B SaaS and Mobility globally, with a focus on Europe and North America.
Futury Capital VC Fund · Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany · 8 investments in the past 12 months
We are looking for the newcomers, the architects of the future, the movers & shakers.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, France, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Rail-Flow — Rail-Flow provides purchase and tender management, rail offer management, intermodal transportation management, intermodal capacity brokers, transport management, and automatic order entry. Their customers contact them through phone, email, and online applications.
  • seedtrace — Manage, prove and communicate the social and ecological impact along your products' supply chains through our digital platform.
  • Digital Spine — Our mission is to disrupt the paradigm that buildings are mainly defined by bricks, concrete & steel. We are enhancing their purpose and definition with digital technology, realtime connectivity & user-centric software applications. We distill 90 years of experience in machinery & engineering into cutting edge cloud-based solutions& services.Our core competency is the digital transformation of vertical mobility & transport within the ecosystem of smart buildings.
Klaus Eckstein KG VC Fund
Klaus Eckstein KG
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Venture Capital, Financial Services
  • Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Aescuvest — Aescuvest’s mission is to facilitate and enable impactful investments into medical breakthrough innovation to disrupt and improve healthcare delivery models, products, and services. Aescuvest enables its investors to build their very individual portfolio of healthcare start-ups - according to their personal investment focus. A cooperation with EITHealth, and a growing network of partnerships across Europe, allow Aescuvest to source and evaluate the most promising healthcare investment opportunities, structure their financing rounds, and enable healthcare technology-driven investors, such as Business Angels, HNWIs, Family Offices, and Corporate Investors, to participate in healthcare investment opportunities by direct investments via SPV structures. The Investment Committee, composed of Aescuvest’s very own investment team and members of tthe Advisory Board of Aescuvest, both deeply rooted in the healthcare industry and with proven track records, have developed a strong and over the last years well tested, pre-screening and due diligence process, to identify and select healthcare start-ups. Aescuvest’’s Management (circle of General Partners) put their ‘skin’ into each investment by committing capital to each company prior introduction to the wider Aescuvest investor base. The combination of innovative ways for equity capital provision, with healthcare industry and investment expertise, provides the Aescuvest portfolio companies a unique platform to develop their business solution, accelerate their path towards commercialization, and lower market access barriers.
Speedinvest VC Fund · Vienna, Wien, Austria · 51 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, Funding Round
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Sylvera — Sylvera Carbon offset ratings make offset quality and risks transparent. We make offsets auditable for offset sellers, intermediaries, buyers and investors.
  • Mercanis — Source services smarter and drive automation along your source-to-settle process. Discover how Mercanis enables you to collaborate with best-in-class suppliers across your departments.
  • finres — Understand, Evaluate and Invest to Become Resilient to a Changing Climate. With finres, access the latest science, state-of-the-art decision-making methods and big data to transform your vulnerabilities into opportunities.
CNB Capital VC Fund · Vienna, Wien, Austria · 2 investments in the past 12 months
CNB Capital believes in the power of technology-driven entrepreneurship. We understand real innovation creates moat and defensibility. We provide long-term commitment, building an enduring partnership without the usual exit pressure.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Electronics, Textiles
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • sewts — Founded in 2019 and based in Munich, sewts GmbH provides cutting-edge perception software, pushing the boundaries of robotics in processing of easily deformable materials. sewts has developed and demonstrated a unique technology that uses high-precision finite element method (FEM) simulations to efficiently train machine learning algorithms. Theintelligent software solution enables countless applications in industrial automation like the handling of textiles in industrial laundries or the manufacturing of garment. sewts is backed by APEX Ventures, Bayern Kapital, High-Tech Gründerfonds, UnternehmerTUM Initiative for Industrial Innovators and a couple of highly experienced business angels.
  • Neural Concept — Neural Concept is the first AI software for enhanced engineering. Leverage your historical CAD and CAE data to drastically shorten and improve your design cycles.
  • fruitcore robotics — fruitcore robotics is a robotic system that leverages intelligent software and innovative mechatronics.
Panta Rhei VC Fund · Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Panta Rhei is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Venture Capital
  • Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cashlink — The financial technology start-up (Fintech) Cashlink has developed one of Europe's leading Tokenization-as-a-Service solutions. A modular, technological infrastructure enables the legally compliant issuance and management of digital securities for banks and investment platforms as an all-in-one solution. Compared to a traditional security,tokenized financial instruments create significant cost reductions and opportunities for opening up new markets and products, giving issuing companies, banks and investment platforms a sustainable competitive advantage. Renowned companies such as the Frankfurt securities specialist Bankhaus Scheich are already successfully using the Cashlink solution today. Cashlink is an official partner of Deutsche Börse Venture Network and completes its comprehensive range of digital securities by cooperating with experienced and specialized partners such as the globally operating law firm Ashurst. Renowned European investment companies such as the listed FinLab AG and the seed + speed-VC of the Maschmeyer Group are invested in the Fintech. As a founding member of the European forum "International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications" (INATBA), the Hesse regional group of the Blockchain Bundesverband and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), Cashlink is already shaping tomorrow's capital market today.
German Media Pool VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
German Media Pool is Germany's leading independent media for equity fund combining television, out of home, print and radio. We have invested more than 100 million Euro in gross media volume in more than 45 investments rounds into 20 startups.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Retail, Media and Entertainment
  • Seed, Series B, Funding Round
  • Germany, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • JUCR — JUCR is revolutionizing the way people charging their electric vehicles. Don’t think about the process itself - just pick the right location and you’re ready to go! Never worry about where to charge, how much it will cost, or when is the best time for doing this. With a global charging flatrate and more than 250,000 charging points you can enjoythe freedom every time.
  • ENVOY Technology Limited — Turn users into sales ambassadors.
  • Startup Insider — Startup Insider is an industry portal for the startup scene in Germany, Austria and Switzerland helping them grow.
Nanz medico VC Fund · Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Nanz medico offer high-quality rehabilitation.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Wellness, Venture Capital
  • Seed, Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Aescuvest — Aescuvest’s mission is to facilitate and enable impactful investments into medical breakthrough innovation to disrupt and improve healthcare delivery models, products, and services. Aescuvest enables its investors to build their very individual portfolio of healthcare start-ups - according to their personal investment focus. A cooperation with EITHealth, and a growing network of partnerships across Europe, allow Aescuvest to source and evaluate the most promising healthcare investment opportunities, structure their financing rounds, and enable healthcare technology-driven investors, such as Business Angels, HNWIs, Family Offices, and Corporate Investors, to participate in healthcare investment opportunities by direct investments via SPV structures. The Investment Committee, composed of Aescuvest’s very own investment team and members of tthe Advisory Board of Aescuvest, both deeply rooted in the healthcare industry and with proven track records, have developed a strong and over the last years well tested, pre-screening and due diligence process, to identify and select healthcare start-ups. Aescuvest’’s Management (circle of General Partners) put their ‘skin’ into each investment by committing capital to each company prior introduction to the wider Aescuvest investor base. The combination of innovative ways for equity capital provision, with healthcare industry and investment expertise, provides the Aescuvest portfolio companies a unique platform to develop their business solution, accelerate their path towards commercialization, and lower market access barriers.
  • Let's Flow — Let's Flow helps in Work-Life-Balance and counselling.
Deutsche Effecten -und Wechsel Beteiligungsgesellschaft VC Fund · Jena, Thuringen, Germany
As a listed private equity company DEWB provides support for strong growth, medium capitalized technology companies in the form of equity capital, expertise in corporate development and its sector network. The focus of the investment, which concentrates on the German-speaking countries (D / A / CH), lies in the areas of photonics andsensor systems which offer promising prospects for the future. Investors in the DEWB share gain access to the significant potential for added value offered by these key technologies of the 21st Century: Discover the light.Since 1997 we have invested over 350 million Euros in 55 companies and realized more than 420 million Euros through 36 exits, eight of which were IPOs. DEWB's current investment portfolio covers 11 companies with a total value of more than 40 million Euros from the areas of photonics and sensor systems, as well as biotechnology and IT.Focus on photonics - key industry of the 21st century. Photonics and sensor systems are amongst the most promising growth areas in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.Optical technologies utilise light (photons) as a "tool," information or energy medium. They cover the full range of technologies for light* generation, e.g. lasers, bulbs,* manipulation, e.g. lenses, gratings, * transfer, e.g. optical fibre,* conversion, e.g. solar cells, LED,* storage, e.g. CD, DVD, holograms,* visualization, e.g. displays and * exploitation, e.g. water sterilization using UV rays.As a result of their superior physical properties, optical processes and technologies are increasingly replacing the previously established processes and applications. Examples of this are the use of lasers in material processing, new display technologies and optical storage media. As cross sectional technologies, optical technologies provide a wide range of industries with various applications. This creates a reduced dependency upon the cycles of individual sectors.
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Investment focus
  • Semiconductor, Biotechnology, Wireless
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Cashlink — The financial technology start-up (Fintech) Cashlink has developed one of Europe's leading Tokenization-as-a-Service solutions. A modular, technological infrastructure enables the legally compliant issuance and management of digital securities for banks and investment platforms as an all-in-one solution. Compared to a traditional security,tokenized financial instruments create significant cost reductions and opportunities for opening up new markets and products, giving issuing companies, banks and investment platforms a sustainable competitive advantage. Renowned companies such as the Frankfurt securities specialist Bankhaus Scheich are already successfully using the Cashlink solution today. Cashlink is an official partner of Deutsche Börse Venture Network and completes its comprehensive range of digital securities by cooperating with experienced and specialized partners such as the globally operating law firm Ashurst. Renowned European investment companies such as the listed FinLab AG and the seed + speed-VC of the Maschmeyer Group are invested in the Fintech. As a founding member of the European forum "International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications" (INATBA), the Hesse regional group of the Blockchain Bundesverband and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), Cashlink is already shaping tomorrow's capital market today.
  • Nanda Technologies — Nanda Technologies was founded in 2006 in Munich. They are an international team of experienced engineers and managers from the semiconductor/high-tech industry. They are in the process of bringing their new product to the market by working together with selected lead customers.
  • Sloning BioTechnology — Sloning BioTechnology has developed a unique and patented technology platform to build DNA molecules with exceptional features regarding sequence limitations, reliability and production cost on an industrial scale robotic system the Slonomics technology platform.
High-Tech Grunderfonds VC Fund · Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 50 investments in the past 12 months
High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven startups. With EUR 895.5 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge more than 500 startups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion, its teamof experienced investment managers and startup experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech startups in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemistry, and life sciences.To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2 billion into the HTGF portfolio via about 1,400 follow-on financing rounds. HTGF has also successfully sold interests in more than 100 companies. Investors in this public-private partnership include the Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs and Energy, the KfW Banking Group, and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., as well as the companies ALTANA, BASF, BAYER, B.Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim, Robert Bosch, BÜFA, CEWE, Deutsche Post DHL, Dräger, Drillisch AG, EVONIK, EWE AG, FOND OF Haniel, Hettich, Knauf, Körber, LANXESS, media + more venture Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, PHOENIX CONTACT, Postbank, QIAGEN, RWE Generation SE, SAP, Schufa, Schwarz Gruppe, STIHL, Thüga, Vector Informatik, WACKER and Wilh. Werhahn KG.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, Switzerland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • BTRY — BTRY is a spin-off of EMPA and ETH and is developing the industry's first energy-dense solid-state battery, using sophisticated semiconductor manufacturing technologies.
  • SKY ENGINE AI — About Sky EngineSky Engine is an advanced data science technology and research company that develops innovative software solutions to improve computer vision. The company markets the Sky Engine deep learning platform, which is the next-generation of self-learning AI system for image and video analysis applications. The company was founded as aresearch and scientific spin-off in UK.About Sky Engine PlatformThe Sky Engine evolutionary AI platform for the deep learning in virtual reality is designed to overcome the complex object recognition challenges of modern machine/computer vision. It represents the future of self-learning in artificial intelligence technology, supporting efficient and cost effective workflows. Many image recognition tasks require acquisition of large amounts of data and manual data labelling. Sky Engine is designed to replace that. Sky Engine efficiently drives self-learning processes and offers advanced features for object discrimination, workflow automation and adaptive deep learning. Sky Engine is designed for tomorrow’s requirements in advanced analytics and decision support enabling AI business transformation.About Sky Engine client solutionsSky Engine creates flexible and innovative AI vision solutions tailored to customer needs and supports a wide range of industries, providing systems for a variety of data science needs, ensuring business partners get greater value from existing equipment.
  • BOX ID Systems — BOX ID Systems develops and offers an end-to-end location & process mining solution to cost effectively track millions of logistics assets digitally throughout the industrial supply chain across Europe and the World - including site-to-site, on-premises and indoor buildings digital twin of supply chain processes. The system is built on aspecialized analytics software platform, sensorik tracking devices and efficient data-, device- and user-management tools, including functions to support process automation and optimization. Industrial and automotive production customers benefit from making their logistics processes more efficient and cost optimized, with 100% transparency within their critical processes throughout the entire supply chain.
TEV Ventures VC Fund · Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Cusp Capital is a venture capital firm focused on European software and technology. The fund invests in early-stage companies on the cusp of redefining their industries by channeling new socioeconomic and technological paradigms.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Internet, Fashion
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Germany, Australia, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rebike Mobility — rebike1 purchases new E-Bikes from Top manufactures and brands like Winora/Haibike, Husqvarna, Flyer, KTM, Orbea. After renting the E-Bikes to businesses and consumers, the fully refurbished E-Bikes are sold with a 2 yr. warranty on rebike1. rebike1 also purchases used stock of E-Bikes from rental stations and retailers and sell them fullyrefurbished to consumers. In Oberstdorf, a Top tourist location south of Munich, rebike1 operates the largest E-Bike rental station in the area. Under the brand ebike1verleih, the rental business is expanding within tourist areas in partnership with local bike-shops. rebike1 GmbH was founded 2018 and has 18 employees today.
  • Blickfeld — Discover the world's first smart LiDAR solution that combines state-of-the-art hardware with powerful software to digitalize whole industries!
  • Planted Foods — Planted is an ETH Spinoff that uses cutting-edge technology to turn four natural ingredients into plant-based meat that mimics the taste, texture, and mouthfeel of traditional animal meat. It takes only the best raw materials from plants and creates that tasty, nutritious, high-protein, and juicy planted that the customers love.It was founded in2019 and is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland.
HV Capital VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 14 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
  • Payrails — Payrails enables high-growth companies to craft their payment experiences and financial services globally.
  • Cello — Turn users into your most valuable growth channel. Cello is the easiest way to add a P2P referral program to any SaaS product in hours.
  • NEURA Robotics — NEURA Robotics is revolutionizing the world of robotics by using cognitive capabilities to bring robots and humans closer together.
DEWB VC Fund · Jena, Thuringen, Germany
As a listed private equity company DEWB provides support for strong growth, medium capitalized technology companies in the form of equity capital, expertise in corporate development and its sector network. The investment focus lies in the areas of photonics and sensor systems as well as their fields of application in automation and industrialengineering and related areas which offer promising prospects for the future. Investors in the DEWB share gain access to the significant potential for added value offered by these key technologies of the 21st Century: Discover the light.Since 1997 we have invested over 360 million Euros in 59 companies and realized more than 465 million Euros through 43 exits, eight of which were IPOs. DEWB’s current investment portfolio covers seven companies from the areas of photonics and sensor systems, as well as biotechnology and IT.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Cashlink — The financial technology start-up (Fintech) Cashlink has developed one of Europe's leading Tokenization-as-a-Service solutions. A modular, technological infrastructure enables the legally compliant issuance and management of digital securities for banks and investment platforms as an all-in-one solution. Compared to a traditional security,tokenized financial instruments create significant cost reductions and opportunities for opening up new markets and products, giving issuing companies, banks and investment platforms a sustainable competitive advantage. Renowned companies such as the Frankfurt securities specialist Bankhaus Scheich are already successfully using the Cashlink solution today. Cashlink is an official partner of Deutsche Börse Venture Network and completes its comprehensive range of digital securities by cooperating with experienced and specialized partners such as the globally operating law firm Ashurst. Renowned European investment companies such as the listed FinLab AG and the seed + speed-VC of the Maschmeyer Group are invested in the Fintech. As a founding member of the European forum "International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications" (INATBA), the Hesse regional group of the Blockchain Bundesverband and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), Cashlink is already shaping tomorrow's capital market today.
  • nextmarkets — Nextmarkets is dedicated to `helps private investors to operate in a sustainable and better educated manner on the stock exchange.For this purpose, the company developed a very easy-to-use trading platform in which private investors can trade more than 1,000 CFDs on equities , foreign exchange ( forex , FX ), bonds and commodities veryintuitively - via web and mobile apps . It is scientifically proven that more than 80 percent of all private investors fail on the stock market . This has predominantly behavioral economic reasons.
  • Stableton Financial — Challenge the boundaries of conventional investment portfolios. Stableton is a partner for fast-growing companies and founders across FinTech, Consumer, B2B SaaS and Mobility globally, with a focus on Europe and North America.
BM H Beteiligungs-Managementgesellschaft Hessen VC Fund · Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany · 7 investments in the past 12 months
BM H Beteiligungs-Managementgesellschaft Hessen mbH operates as an investment arm of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Health Care
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Blaue Helden — Blaue Helden set up a DTC operation producing and selling sustainable cleaning products.
  • leonardo. impact — Impact investing is a $2.3 trillion industry. Per definition the investment should be linked to positive outcomes that benefit people & planet. Measuring impact is a complex and expensive process, which has led to institutions using their own unique methodology to suit their needs and budget. This leads to reporting errors at best. At worst, itleaves the industry vulnerable to greenwashing. A standardised and automated approach would result in millions in savings, more accuracy & trust.leonardo's B2B SaaS solution combines effective & trustworthy impact measurement with the challenges of fund management & investor relations. We enable effective primary data collection to provide actionable insights into the actual effects of products & services on people & planet through automatically generated surveys and API connections to IoT devices & third party software. With the tool being used by impact businesses & their capital providers, leonardo provides streamlined data pipelines and consistent communication throughout the entire capital flow. The high quality impact data is compliant with regulatory requirements & acknowledged impact reporting standards. Additionally, we leverage machine learning at several stages. First, recommendation engines help the user to select the right frameworks & standards. Large language models help to extract qualitative information from interviews & reports and to utilise it for impact calculations. Most importantly, ML-powered data validation enables us to assess the impact and strongly increases data quality & reporting credibility, thus mitigating the risk for greenwashing while reducing the need for third-party audits.
  • Quantagonia — Advanced quantum algorithms, for your most important business problems, delivering breakthrough performance on today's high-performance computers, with seamless migration for later use on quantum computers.
Molten Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Molten Ventures is a venture capital company. They invest in software, telecoms, electronics, the internet, MedTech, and cleantech services. They support visionary entrepreneurs who will invent the future.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Financial Services
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Zaptic — The connected worker platform that accelerates transformation results. Leading Manufacturers Partner With Zaptic.
  • IMU Biosciences — IMU is a discovery engine mapping the immune system to advance precision medicine.
  • Oliva Health — On-demand mental health platform for employees & managers. Give your team access to check-ins, therapy & workshops led by a curated team of professionals.
Heliad Equity Partners VC Fund · Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Heliad's mission is to empower both entrepreneurs and investors. We find, fund, and support market-leading companies across various verticals and regions to power their next phase of growth. As a listed company and through our strong team and strategic partners, we support companies pre, at, and post IPO and act as a gateway to public equitycapital markets. Our evergreen structure allows us to act independently of usual fund lifecycles. It provides our shareholders with unique access to pre-IPO market returns without any restrictions or limitations regarding investment size and term commitment.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Retail, Financial Services
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, India, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • Burnhard — Burnhard is a fast-growing direct-to-consumer brand that is reinventing BBQ because of its massive fan following - created by grillers, for grillers.
  • WorkMotion — WorkMotion offers Global HR Solutions to help companies navigate the New Ways of Working. Solutions fully compliant.
  • InstaFreight — InstaFreight is a digital forwarding company for B2B customers, that enables fast and uncomplicated processing of freight transports.Their goal is to become Europe's leading B2B online freight forwarding company. They stand for reliability, quality, efficiency and transparency.By offering innovative solutions and providing first-classservice, they reduce the complexity of the supply chain and ensure absolute transparency for their customers and carriers.
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