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Top 45 Video Games Startup Investors in Germany

A list of 45 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Video games startups based in Germany. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Video games companies from Germany. We update this investor list every month.

Top 45 Video Games Startup Investors in Germany

Investor Video Games Germany investments
Everblue Management 2
NRW.BANK 2
Skycatcher 2
Neuhaus Partners 2
Holger Hübner 2
HV Capital 2
Vester Partners 1
Joseph Tsai 1
Morten E. Wulff 1
Die Brückenköpfe 1
Johannis Hatt 1
BLN Capital 1
Anton Gauffin 1
APX 1
Jan Dzulko 1
TheVentureCity 1
Kliwla Family Office AG 1
Vito Ventures 1
Sumit Gupta 1
Go4it Capital 1
Firegroup Holding AG 1
Bolero Holdings 1
Harri Manninen 1
Paul Schwarzenholz 1
Play Ventures 1
Global Founders Capital 1
WestTech Ventures 1
HTGF | High-Tech Gruenderfonds 1
3TS Capital Partners 1
Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments 1
Dan Gilbert 1
Charlie Songhurst 1
byFounders 1
Björn Kolbmüller 1
Cherry Ventures 1
IBB Ventures 1
YuChiang Cheng 1
Modern Times Group 1
Günther Strunk 1
DN Capital 1
Myke Naef 1
Oliver Stahl 1
Reaktor Ventures 1
Manouchehr Shamsrizis Alma Mater Capital 1
Michael Wieser 1
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Everblue Management VC Fund · New York, New York, United States
Everblue Management is a family office for the hedge fund managers.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, eSports
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Modulate — Modulate uses revolutionary machine learning to proactively detect and escalate toxic behavior in your game. ToxMod becomes an expert in your code of conduct and empowers your moderators to make the right decisions to protect your community from the worst behavior happening in voice chat in real time.
  • Mighty Bear Games — Mighty Bear is a Singapore-based studio building the next generation of massively multiplayer online mobile games. The team is a collective of games industry vetarans from the likes of King, Ubisoft, EA, Lucasarts, Disney, Gameloft, and Jagex. Mighty Bear make games that combine the depth of desktop gaming with the accessibility of mobile -"Mobile games without compromise".
  • House of Blueberry — House of Blueberry is the leading digital fashion house in the metaverse. Since 2012, Blueberry has served hundreds of thousands of consumers and sold more than 20 million digital assets, making it the industry leader in this quickly expanding sector. Blueberry is actively bringing its community and brand to the biggest web 2.0 and 3.0 metaverseplatforms, where it is already present on a number of platforms.Blueberry was established in 2012 by Gizem Mishi McDuff in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
NRW.BANK VC Fund · Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
NRW.BANK is the development bank for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It supports its owner – the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – in fulfilling its tasks, notably in the fields of structural, economic, social and housing policy. NRW.BANK pools the promotion and development programmes of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the FederalRepublic of Germany and the European Union and combines them with its own equity and debt products and advisory services. It offers the full range of financial products in three areas “Economy”, “Housing”, and “Infrastructure/Municipalities”. NRW.BANK operates in a competitively neutral manner as a partner of banks and savings banks.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • widu — widu enables real estate and accommodation companies to source visuals (photography, video, drone) at scale through its serviced marketplace
  • Companyon Analytics — Companyon Analytics provides data security, cloud infrastructure, information technology, technical solutions, and consultancy services.
  • Prothea Technologies — Prothea Technologies is a private medical technology business to provide lung cancer biopsy and therapy in a single hospital visit.
Skycatcher VC Fund · Austin, Texas, United States
High-conviction investing in Internet and software companies globally
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Investment focus
  • Online Games, Video Games, MMO Games
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Bangladesh, India, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • Onmeta — Onmeta
  • Keyp — Improve onboarding and payments in your games & apps effortlessly with OAuth logins and debit card transactions. Use simple API calls to verify users, create, transfer & airdrop assets.
  • Stratosphere Games — Berlin-based Stratosphere Games is a mobile development studio formed by gaming veterans from Splash Damage, Riot Games, Smilegate, Huuge and Nexon. Stratosphere works with partners like Gearbox, Boombit and 505 Games worldwide to deliver AAA-quality games. Backed by our own development architecture, we create next-gen experiences for your pocket,with a strong focus on high-end production values, leading-edge multiplayer features, and innovate engagement and retention elements. For more information, visit http://www.stratosphere-games.com.
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.
Holger Hübner Angel · Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Holger Hübner
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Investment focus
  • B2B, SaaS, Audio
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • musicube — Good music deserves to be found. That is why musicube develops revolutionary music search technology. Music streaming services and other companies can forward any user request to musicube and get back high quality data in real time (e.g. to return playlists etc.).
  • RetroBrain R&D GmbH — Memore gamifies proven dementia therapies into a gesture controlled medical video game. It incorporates and gamifies proven therapies, delaying the effects of dementia and mild cognitive impairment, enabling elderly people without prior gaming experience to utilize the gaming suite easily.Memore works both therapeutically and preventatively withnursing rehabilitation. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
  • HorseAnalytics — HorseAnalytics empowers horse enthusiasts to monitor and improve health and training of horses by applying reliable technologies from health and sports supervision and combining constant and real-time scientific analytics.
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.
Vester Partners VC Fund
Vester Partners is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Content, Training, Enterprise
  • Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • HOLOGATE — HOLOGATE is the market leading virtual reality and immersive media company offering innovative extended reality solutions for entertainment and enterprise applications.
Joseph Tsai Angel
Joseph Tsai is the current Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group. He previously worked at Investor AB as a Vice President and Senior Investment Manager. Joseph Tsai attended Yale Law School.
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Fashion, E-Commerce
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • United States, China, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cambium Carbon — Saving wood to save the planet. By revolutionizing supply chains, we introduce the world's first carbon smart material.
  • WNBA Enterprises — The official home of the Women's National Basketball Association. Keep up to date with news, scores, and standings for your favorite teams.
  • Premier Lacrosse League — Premier Lacrosse League is the biggest stars in the fastest growing sport pioneering a new future for lacrosse designed for the fans.
Morten E. Wulff Angel · Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Founder & Chairperson at GameAnalytics - changing game development. ALso, Advisor & miniature-investor in 10+ companies; mostly in the Nordic start-up community with connections to several major VC companies as well a track record of working with top business angels such as Morten Lund, Tommy Ahlers, Thomas Mygdal, Klaus Lovgreen, JimmyMaymann, Michael Arrington.As entrepreneur Morten has been involved with more than 10 start-ups including TraceWorks, Wulffmorgenthaler, Get In, Wordy (Winner Seedcamp 2010), Lovemade™, and Hello Fitness.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Content, SaaS
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Denmark, Sweden, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Virtuall — Virtuall is an IT Company that enables brands with the infrastructure to create omnichannel engagement in multiple virtual spaces such as TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, Spatial, Hiber, RPM, Roblox, and Zepeto. The platform, Virtuall.Pro helps brands scale their digital engagement by enabling them to distribute and manage their virtual and phygitalproducts from one central hub powered by automation and a digital supply chain.Brands can now reach millions of customers with engaging 3D content with a “click of a button” Virtuall was founded in 2022 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark and has offices in Riga and Milan (Virtuall Srl).
  • GamerzClass — A new beginning for GamerzClass
  • Umami Games — It a game developing company by using hyper casual studio.
Die Brückenköpfe VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Die Brückenköpfe is a management consulting and investing firm focused on the German healthcare market.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, Health Care, Life Science
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • anvajo — Originally started at TU Dresden, anvajo can now look back on several years of innovative research and successful product development with uninterrupted growth. As part of the business expansion and ongoing team building, anvajo moved into its new headquarters in Dresden in January 2020. On 1300 m² practically all areas, including development,production and support functions are united under one roof.
  • keleya — Keleya enables women and their partners to have a safe and relaxed pregnancy, birth experience and motherhood by providing them with personalized, expert based information, workouts and nutrition plans and a matching midwife. Founded in 2017, Kelaya is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
  • Recare — Recare developed a software platform for discharge management and supply control in hospitals and other medical facilities. With its B2B marketplace, Recare is trying to end the paperwork in the German healthcare system.
Johannis Hatt Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Johannis Hatt is one of the founders of Productsup.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Gaming
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
BLN Capital VC Fund · Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany
We are an investment firm focusing on partnerships with aspiring companies in the venture capital and private equity space.
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Investment focus
  • Video Games, Software, Gaming
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Coherence — Unlock your multiplayer possibilities
  • Unbound Nation — We connect gaming NFT owners and gamers via a single interface - the Unbound platform. Lend and borrow your gaming NFTs here in an easy & seamless way.
  • The Football Company — Create your digital fan identity and compete against others worldwide. Collect & win rare NFT items, that you truly own and trade them to earn real profit.
Anton Gauffin Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Anton Gauffin is the Founder of Sumoing.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, Mobile Apps
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series B
  • Finland, United States, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • Gotiva — Explore a universe of creativity with Gotiva apps! Discover Jigsaw Puzzle Universe and more.
  • Odeeo — People play casual games to relax and have fun. So it’s no wonder the world’s 2.7bn free2play mobile gamers find aggressive full-screen ads annoying. Odeeo’s audio ad platform gets gamers. It’s built to amplify the in-game experience by overlaying contextual audio ads that players actually want to hear. For game developers, that meansmonetizing untapped in-game real estate and boosting incremental ad revenue—without hurting retention.For leading brands, it means cutting through the noise to target an attentive audience at ultra scale in an immersive brand-safe environment. And gamers? They can just play on!
  • Masters — Train mind and body on the Masters app with full workout programs designed and run by the world's best athletes. Join today and start training like a pro.
APX VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 8 investments in the past 12 months
APX is Europe’s leading very-early-stage VC. Based in Berlin and backed by Axel Springer and Porsche, we support and partner with the most ambitious founding teams from Europe and beyond - often as their first investor.We invest up to EUR 500K in startups until a series A starting with a quick EUR 50K investment, and within a few months,depending on traction and speed, we can invest further. Each month we invest in new teams who become part of the APX community, counting hundreds of other founders. Since 2018, we have invested in 100+ startups across 20+ industries with founders from 20+ countries together with 100+ co-investors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Spain
Portfolio highlights
  • askui — Use natural language to automate your UI tests. Our UI test solution is based on visual features and offers a real no-code black-box test.
  • Genie — Genie is a productive web development framework in Julia. Build web applications, UIs, backends, integrate with databases, set up web services and APIs.
  • Pickler — Pickler is the easiest footprint software for packaging resellers. Make footprint calculations for your packaging within minutes - and win the hearts of customer with to impact transparency.
Jan Dzulko Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Jan Dzulko is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Everphone. He previously worked at M Cube Incubator as a Chief Executive Officer. Jan Dzulko attended the University of Mannheim.
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Online Portals, Health Care
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Angel
  • Germany, Austria
Portfolio highlights
  • emplu — 360° benefit and compensation platform
  • CYCLE — GetHenry is a rapidly growing subscription service for market-leading delivery companies. We make sure that thousands of couriers are on the move safely, quickly and comfortably every day. In this way, we not only create added value for delivery services, but also help to reduce transport-related CO2 emissions on the last mile.
  • 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.
TheVentureCity VC Fund · Miami, Florida, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Our ticket size ranges from $100-500k for Pre-seed/Seed and $1-4M for Series A companies. We're in search of promising-founders with product-driven mindsets who have a passion for building. Those who've fallen in love with data. For we believe in fit---both product and with the team here. Got a great idea? Come to TheVentureCity and give it the expertise to help it grow.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, Spain, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • Devengo — Light-speed transfers. Our Instant Payments API enables seamless integration to automate payouts to your customers in Europe and the UK.
  • Plexigrid — We provide tailored solutions for electricity systems by using data analysis and optimization technology.
  • BrandLovrs — BrandLovrs provides a one-of-a-kind model for gamifying influencer marketing campaigns Brands may use the BrandLovrs platform to collaborate with a large number of producers for scalable and gamified influencer marketing.
Kliwla Family Office AG VC Fund
KLIWLA is a single family office that was created in 2016 with an endowment style investment philosophy similar to Yale and Harvard universities and a portfolio divided across a wide spectrum of asset classes.A proven investment approach is employed to seek out globally leading fund managers across traditional asset classes as well asalternatives (Private Equity, Venture Capital and Hedge Funds), with a successful track record.
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Investment focus
  • MMO Games, Video Games, Online Games
  • Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Stratosphere Games — Berlin-based Stratosphere Games is a mobile development studio formed by gaming veterans from Splash Damage, Riot Games, Smilegate, Huuge and Nexon. Stratosphere works with partners like Gearbox, Boombit and 505 Games worldwide to deliver AAA-quality games. Backed by our own development architecture, we create next-gen experiences for your pocket,with a strong focus on high-end production values, leading-edge multiplayer features, and innovate engagement and retention elements. For more information, visit http://www.stratosphere-games.com.
Vito Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
Vito Ventures invests in break-through tech and business startups in the fields of IoT, B2B marketplaces, enterprise, SaaS and energy tech. Vito Ventures backs ambitious founders and startups applying technology to solve fundamental problems of society ranging from climate change to energy security. They believe that superb engineering andradical entrepreneurial thinking is needed to tackle major challenges of the upcoming decades. With its investments they empower startups, which will make a difference both within their industry and beyond. Through its industrial investor base, they have access to extensive resources (e.g., R&D facilities, global market reach, mass production capabilities). Its portfolio companies can actively leverage their investor’s domain expertise and knowledge base in the fields of Cooling-, Heating- and Energy-technology, Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things. Whether it is developer capacity or prototyping experience, they want to build bridges and open doors whenever possible.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet of Things
  • Series A, Seed, Funding Round
  • Germany, Finland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • IQM Quantum Computers — IQM is the leading European quantum hardware company in superconducting circuits. We build quantum computers
  • Crate.io — CrateDB is the leading open-source, distributed SQL database, empowering customers to turn data into business value
  • Micropsi Industries — Micropsi Industries is a robotics software company. Our AIs allow robots to learn from humans and act in dynamic environments.
Sumit Gupta Angel · Palo Alto, California, United States
Sumit Gupta is an Advisor at Boom Fantasy and Founder & CEO at Boom.tv. He is a 3x Entrepreneur (multiple exits), Angel Investor and Mentor. Founded 3 companies. Invested in 50+ startups including Discord, G2 eSports, BlockChain Capital, Blockstream, Blockcypher, Filecoin, Wag, Classpass, OpenDoor, HoneyBook, Managed-by-Q, Dishcraft Robotics.Mr. Gupta also runs Piazza eSports Ventures with pa articular focus on investments and incubating startups Infusing tech into eSports and Game Streaming. Investments include Discord, Vulcun/StreamLabs, BitKraft, G2 Esports. Startup Portfolio includes DrDisRespect stream team, Boom.tv, Rolocule Games, Boom FantasyPreviously, He served as a Founder & CEO of Bash Gaming, took the mobile gaming company to annual revenue of $75M, profitable and sold it to GSN for $170M. Previously as founder CEO of BitRhymes Apps, top 10 app developers in social space. Before that, I was part of founding team at Business Signatures that was sold to Entrust for $55M
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Digital Entertainment, Advertising
  • Seed, Post-IPO Equity
  • United States, Germany, Argentina
Portfolio highlights
  • ShareRoot — Creating value for businesses through social media and digital tools and optimising real-world evidence to advance technologies for life.
  • G2 Esports — Welcome to G2 Esports, one of the leading global esports and entertainment brands. Home to legendary players, creators, and entertainers.
  • Experimental — Experimental is a game development studio producing blockchain-based games that are not only incredibly fun to play but also allow users to monetize their gaming experiences. The studio developed CryptoWars (https://cryptowars.jp), the first fully decentralized strategy game played by thousands of users around the globe.
Go4it Capital VC Fund · Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Go4it partners with entrepreneurs innovating in sports, digital media and well-being, to create an active and enjoyable world.
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Digital Media, Food Processing
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series C
  • United States, Brazil, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Adventure — Adventure is platform for entrepreneurs and companies, that helps the company achieve more, faster and better.
  • Fazenda Futuro — Fazenda Futuro is a food tech company that produces flat meat. It offers its first product, the Futuro Burger which is made of pea, soy, and chickpea. The company currently sells its products in approximately 2,000 places across Brazil, with a major presence in the south and southeast of the country, besides Brasilia and Salvador.
  • Future Farm — Future Farm engages in the production and supply of plant-based protein that captures the taste and texture of real meat.
Firegroup Holding AG VC Fund · Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Firegroup Holding AG is a Swiss holding company.
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Investment focus
  • Video Games, Life Science, Therapeutics
  • Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • RetroBrain R&D GmbH — Memore gamifies proven dementia therapies into a gesture controlled medical video game. It incorporates and gamifies proven therapies, delaying the effects of dementia and mild cognitive impairment, enabling elderly people without prior gaming experience to utilize the gaming suite easily.Memore works both therapeutically and preventatively withnursing rehabilitation. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
Bolero Holdings VC Fund
Bolero Holdings is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Content, Training, Enterprise
  • Series A
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • HOLOGATE — HOLOGATE is the market leading virtual reality and immersive media company offering innovative extended reality solutions for entertainment and enterprise applications.
Harri Manninen Angel · Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Harri Manninen - Founding Partner @ Play Ventures
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, PC Games
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Finland, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • FitXR — Enjoy your workout, not just the results. Try FitXR for 7 days free.
  • StarBerry Games — StarBerry Games GmbH is a mobile games company based in Berlin, Germany. The company develops free-to-play casual mobile games and is best known for its games Merge Mayor and Idle Coffee Corp.
  • Mighty Bear Games — Mighty Bear is a Singapore-based studio building the next generation of massively multiplayer online mobile games. The team is a collective of games industry vetarans from the likes of King, Ubisoft, EA, Lucasarts, Disney, Gameloft, and Jagex. Mighty Bear make games that combine the depth of desktop gaming with the accessibility of mobile -"Mobile games without compromise".
Paul Schwarzenholz Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Paul Schwarzenholz - Co-Founder and Managing Director @ zenloop
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Investment focus
  • Internet, Manufacturing, Software
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Germany, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Datia — Datia's products automate your sustainability workflows, data collection and reporting. Easily report on the EU Taxonomy, SFDR and more!
  • Heatle — Heatle engages in the manufacture and supply of an inductive immersion heater that heats liquids in the vessel of your choice.
  • repath — Our mission is to make climate risks visible to companies worldwide in order to enable a resilient and future-proof world.
Play Ventures VC Fund · Grand Cayman, Midland, Cayman Islands · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Play Ventures is a venture funding that invests globally in games and game services startups.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, Blockchain
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Finland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • move.ai — FREE YOUR MOTION. CAPTURE YOUR IMAGINATION. No more suits, no more restrictions. High fidelity motion capture made easy
  • Omada — Get in on the action with Omada, the ultimate and insanely fun Sports Prediction Community.
  • Order of Meta — game development company
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 21 investments in the past 12 months
Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Software, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zocks — The Meeting Assistant made for Financial Advisors
  • Elevate Pay — Bloom mobile banking app helps in money transfer in Sudan.
  • Smartpay — Smartpay is the first free of charge BNPL payment option for Japanese consumers who have credit cards. There are no sign-up fees, interest fees, settlement fees, or late charges. The payment experience is also Japan’s first cross-merchant, cross-platform, and single-click checkout BNPL service, allowing consumers to checkout in as little as 10seconds. The BNPL payment solution is simple to understand, structured on 3 equal installments over 8 weeks. This means that unlike the existing BNPL services in Japan, customers do not need to go to the convenience store to make payments or pay any bank transfer fees.
WestTech Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
WestTech Ventures is a Berlin-based VC firm focused on pre-seed & seed investments primarily in Germany in the fields of B2B SaaS in different verticals, and Enterprise Software as well as Mobility and New Work.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Germany, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Notch — Boost your deal win rates and customer onboarding with Notch. Create tailored buyer experiences, structured action plans, and gain valuable insights. Try our demo today.
  • Careloop — Berlin-based HR-tech and EduTech startup with a focus on the German healthcare industry.
  • THE CLIMATE CHOICE — The software platform for decarbonizing companies and their supply chains.
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).
3TS Capital Partners VC Fund · Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
3TS Capital Partners is a European technology focused private equity and venture capital firms. 3TS provides expansion capital and buyout funding for small and medium-sized businesses in growth sectors including technology & internet, media & communications and technology-enabled services. Investors in the current and past 3TS fundstotaling over €300 million include EIF, EBRD, Cisco, OTP, Sitra, 3i and KfW among others.Its team of highly qualified experts become active business partners of the portfolio companies and deliver substantial value added beyond financing. When analyzing new investment opportunities and supporting portfolio companies, the company often augment its core team by its sector partners, various co-investors and other industry experts. 3TS is also an active member of several international industry associations and other organizations like EVCA – European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, the International Venture Club and the Draper Venture Network.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, SaaS
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • United States, Romania, Poland
Portfolio highlights
  • Boksi — Influencer marketing campaigns. Custom brand photos and videos with full usage rights. Over 10,000 amazing creators. All on one easy-to-use platform.
  • JENTIS — Mit JENTIS erheben Sie Ihre First Party Daten und leiten sie serverseitig DSGVO-konform an Ihre Marketing-Tools weiter. Jetzt Demo buchen.
  • Spectrm — Streamline your marketing funnel with Spectrm conversational marketing. The leading end-to-end chatbot platform for growth teams and enterprise.
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.
Dan Gilbert Angel · Detroit, Michigan, United States
Dan Gilbert is the Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans. He previously worked at StockX as an Investor. Dan Gilbert attended Wayne State University.
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Investment focus
  • Sports, Digital Media, Internet
  • Series B, Series A, Seed
  • United States, Israel, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • dub — The first Copy-Trading platform for stocks. Copy anyone's investments. For free. Regulated Broker-Dealer member FINRA and SIPC & FDIC insured.
  • G2 Esports — Welcome to G2 Esports, one of the leading global esports and entertainment brands. Home to legendary players, creators, and entertainers.
  • 100 Thieves — 100 Thieves is the premier lifestyle brand and gaming organization. Find out more about 100 Thieves and shop the latest premium apparel drops at 100thieves.com.
Charlie Songhurst Angel · Greater Seattle Area, Washington, United States · 13 investments in the past 12 months
Charles Songhurst is a founding partner of Katana Capital, a long-short equity hedge fund. He also runs the Songhurst Group, which holds assets in a variety of private companies.Charles ran corporate strategy for Microsoft and focused on partnering and M&A. He was involved in the Yahoo acquisition and commercial deal, and the Skypeacquisition. Before running corporate strategy, Charles was focused on the emergence of Google and the growth of the search industry.Prior, Charles was an analyst at McKinsey & Company in London. Charles received a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University in politics, philosophy, and economics.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Octomind — Octomind is an AI-powered end-to-end web app testing tool that detects bugs before they are discovered by users. It develops automated software that runs UI tests to discover bugs.
  • StackOne — Accelerate your SaaS growth with our unified API solution for HRIS, ATS, and CRM. Say "yes" to customers, build advanced integrations quickly, and experienced the best data privacy controls in the market.
  • Utila — Utila is an enterprise-scale self-custody platform that manages your organization's crypto strategy with safe, chain-agnostic wallet infrastructure.
byFounders VC Fund · Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark · 5 investments in the past 12 months
byFounders is the community-powered early-stage venture fund investing in globally ambitious teams connected to the Nordic and Baltic countries. With its unique Collective of founders and operators, byFounders offers its portfolio operational expertise and a global network. Believing in the power of tech to shape our future, byFounders takes an impact-aware approach to investing and working with the broader startup ecosystem.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Denmark, United States, Sweden
Portfolio highlights
  • Monta — Monta is the ultimate platform powering the entire EV charging ecosystem. From drivers, to businesses, to industry partners, we offer software solutions that cover all EV charging needs.
  • QA.tech — Our AI combines the skills of a QA engineer with the speed of automated testing for you. This shortens your time to market, cuts costs and improves the quality of your web apps.
  • Rig.dev — Rig.dev offers an open-source application platform for Kubernetes. Rig.dev empower developers to work in their own environments with elevated application abstractions, while still leveraging Kubernetes's reliability, portability, and scalability.
Björn Kolbmüller Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Björn Kolbmüller is co-founder and managing director of zenloop, a SaaS platform for feedback mgmt. using the Net Promoter System (NPS) method. After studying business administration at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Björn Kolbmüller began his professional career at Mister Spex. In 2008 he joined Procter & Gamble's brandmanagement team. Afterwards he co-founded the online perfumery Flaconi together with Paul Schwarzenholz, where he was responsible for marketing, product and tech until the sale to Pro7Sat1. In addition to zenloop, Björn Kolbmüller is an active business angel and passes on his experience to young start-ups.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • straede — straede primarily focuses on cycling clothing.
  • Kittl — Kittl is the most intuitive and easy-to-use design platform which helps you to create stunning designs that impress everyone. Easily learn new design techniques and improve yourself to become a better creator.
  • Industrial Technology and Witchcraft — We make games in voxels and pixels. We are hiring!
Cherry Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 17 investments in the past 12 months
Cherry Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm led by a team of entrepreneurs with experience building fast-scaling companies such as Zalando and Spotify. The firm backs Europe's boldest founders, usually as their first institutional investor, and supports them in everything from their go-to-market strategy and the scaling of theirbusinesses. Cherry Ventures has previously invested in the seed stage of over 50 companies across Europe, including FlixBus, Auto1 Group, Infarm, Rows, Forto, and TourRadar. Cherry Ventures is based in Berlin and invests across Europe with operations in London, Paris, and Stockholm.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rows — Combine the power of a spreadsheet with built-in integrations from your business apps. Automate workflows and build tools that make work simpler.
  • X10 — 10X experience for every trader
  • Swap — Swap is a software company that specializes in returns, exchanges, and funding for e-commerce.
IBB Ventures VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 8 investments in the past 12 months
IBB Ventures is a venture capital and mezzanine arm of Investitionsbank Berlin specializing in seed/startup, early venture, and mid venture investments. The firm invests in technology-oriented companies and companies from the creative industries. It typically invests in information and communication sector with a focus on hardware andsoftware, network technology, new media, and internet and mobile technologies; life science sector with a focus on biotechnology and media technology; and industrial technologies sector with a focus on software, PPS, supply chain management, micro and nanotechnology, environmental and power technology, automation, manufacturing technology, transport technology and logistics, and new materials. The firm also invests in movies, broadcast, television, publisher, music, entertainment, advertising, fashion, design, architecture, multimedia, games, software, and art and culture. It invests in companies based in Berlin. It typically invests between €0.25 million ($0.32 million) and €3 million ($3.83 million) per transaction. The firm prefers to take a board seat in its portfolio companies. IBB Ventures was founded in 1997 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Internet
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Quantistry — Move beyond traditional chemical simulation software and boost your R&D success. From Quantum to AI. Get started!
  • Meloon — Meloon captures and converts carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • Elucid Social — Elucid Social integrates businesses with the social good movement through a data-driven strategy that yields measurable results. Elucid Social develops and deploys technologies to assess, report, and minimize human rights risks linked with the sourcing of products and services.
YuChiang Cheng Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
YuChiang Cheng is the Chief Product Officer of Zwift. YuChiang graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College. He lives in Silicon Valley and, when not playing golf, you’ll find him restoring classic cars, playing hockey and wrestling his dogs.
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Investment focus
  • eSports, Video Games, Gaming
  • Seed, Series A
  • United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Boom.tv — Your all in one hub for playing games, watching esports, and growing your fans!
  • VENN — VENN is a new 24/7 post-cable network aimed at gaming, esports and entertainment audiences. Launching in 2020 and broadcasting live from studios in New York and Los Angeles, VENN will be distributed across a broad range of media platforms and offer original programming produced in-house and in partnership with some of the biggest names andcreators across industries.
  • G2 Esports — Welcome to G2 Esports, one of the leading global esports and entertainment brands. Home to legendary players, creators, and entertainers.
Modern Times Group VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
MTG is a pure-play esport and gaming entertainment investment company, with some of the strongest brand in our portfolio.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Online Games, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Germany, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Dazzle Rocks — Dazzle Rocks We are making games for the social generation. A new take on the real-time MMO genre, mobile-first.
  • Legendary Play — Legendary Play creates mobile games for esport fans. The company was established in 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
  • Joyride Games — Bringing NFT's and tokens to mobile e-sports, hypercasual, and social game creators. Join the Joyride ecosystem and get access to market leading tools for blockchain game development, publishing, and scaling.
Günther Strunk Angel
Günther Strunk
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Investment focus
  • Video Games, Life Science, Therapeutics
  • Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • RetroBrain R&D GmbH — Memore gamifies proven dementia therapies into a gesture controlled medical video game. It incorporates and gamifies proven therapies, delaying the effects of dementia and mild cognitive impairment, enabling elderly people without prior gaming experience to utilize the gaming suite easily.Memore works both therapeutically and preventatively withnursing rehabilitation. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
DN Capital VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
DN Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests primarily in Europe and North America. The firm focuses on companies that plan to establish operations on both sides of the Atlantic, and strives to help its companies build international businesses. Founded in 2000, the company has operations in London and Silicon Valley. DN Capital’sprevious funds are top performers and the firm is one of the lead investors in companies such as Endeca (sold to Oracle), Shazam (one of the world’s leading mobile app), Auto1 (world's largest used car marketplace), Purplebricks (IPO London) and Quandoo (sold to Recruit).
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Filu — Tierversorgung, wann und wie immer du es brauchst. In der Praxis, Zuhause und unterwegs.
  • OXOLO — OMASLOT adalah GAMING ONLINE BERLISENSI RESMI dengan promo event menarik terlengkap yang sangat menguntungkan
  • Lanes & Planes — Lanes & Planes GmbH is the Travel Management solution as Software-as-a-Service that truly maps all areas of the business travel in a digital way.
Myke Naef Angel
Myke Naef
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, SaaS, Sports
  • Series A, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Switzerland, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Ledgy — Digitize your cap table, automate equity plans and simplify compliance. Find out how leading companies use Ledgy to empower their employees and engage investors.
  • Birdsy — Birdsy is the first AI based video platform for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Connecting the mainstream with birds & wildlife.
  • G2 Esports — Welcome to G2 Esports, one of the leading global esports and entertainment brands. Home to legendary players, creators, and entertainers.
Oliver Stahl Angel
Oliver Stahl
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Video Games, Organic Food
  • Seed, Angel
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Fridai the Gamer Assistant — Fridai is the voice assistant for gamers. A voice assistant delivering the unique experience of undisrupted gaming sessions and personalized gaming. Fridai is like having a friend sitting next to you while gaming to help you with whatever you need so you can focus on immersing yourself in your favorite games. With Fridai, the gamer assistant theyuse the most natural extension of gaming – voice access – to create voice enabled tools for gamers and transform the gaming experience into a seamless, frictionless one.
  • Kombuchery — Establish the leading health and lifestyle brand in the beverage industry. We aim to establish a socially-responsible, healthier, and more affordable alternative to conventional beverages in the market, while disrupting the traditional beverage value chain by leveraging direct-to-consumer subscription and digital marketing channels.
Reaktor Ventures VC Fund · Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Reaktor Ventures has moved to the next phase by focusing its efforts to actively supporting current portfolio companies. This means that the fund has ended its investment period and is not investing into new companies. Between 2013 and 2018 we have invested into 42 different companies and one early stage fund. We will naturally keep makingfollow-up investments to current portfolio companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Finland, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Valpas — Valpas is the hygiene protocol that reassures your future guests and keeps your hotel clean from the most uncontrollable: bed bugs
  • Swappie — Buy refurbished iPhones at an affordable price - Swappie offers refurbished and cheap iPhones with a free 12-month Swappie warranty.
  • Videoly — The easiest way for online retailers to get hand-picked and automatically embedded product videos.
Manouchehr Shamsrizis Alma Mater Capital VC Fund
Holding von Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Gründer
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Investment focus
  • Video Games, Life Science, Therapeutics
  • Pre-Seed
  • Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • RetroBrain R&D GmbH — Memore gamifies proven dementia therapies into a gesture controlled medical video game. It incorporates and gamifies proven therapies, delaying the effects of dementia and mild cognitive impairment, enabling elderly people without prior gaming experience to utilize the gaming suite easily.Memore works both therapeutically and preventatively withnursing rehabilitation. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
Michael Wieser Angel · Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Michael Wieser studied law in Vienna and Singapore. He co-founded two start-ups (IT provider / energy storage) and also gained experience in private equity. Michael has been investing as a business angel for 10 years and is now a partner at Helvetia’s VC fund.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Computer, InsurTech
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • France, Austria, Germany
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