European Venture Capitalists

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European Venture Capitalists

France

  • 360 Capital Partners – Led by a diverse, and experienced team of professionals located in Paris and Milan, 360 Capital Partners has €300M of assets under management and an active portfolio of over 50 companies.
  • A Plus Finance – Depuis plus de 20 ans, A Plus Finance investit dans l’économie réelle à travers des actifs principalement non cotés. Les pôles d’expertises développés au sein de la société de gestion sont centrés sur l’Innovation, le Capital Transmission, l’Immobilier, le Financement du Cinéma et les Fonds de Fonds. Chaque activité dispose d’une équipe de gestion propre qui propose des véhicules d’investissement tant aux particuliers qu’aux institutionnels. Au 31 décembre 2016, les actifs gérés ou conseillés s’élèvent à près de 665M€ dont plus de 30% pour le compte d’institutionnels. A Plus Finance est agréée AIFM depuis juillet 2014. Paris
  • Adelie – Adelie is a venture capital fund investing in technology start-ups in Western Europe, with a focus on France, Germany, and the UK. Paris
  • Aglaé Ventures – Aglaé Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Paris, New York, and San Francisco backed by Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH, a global leader in luxury goods. Aglaé Ventures invests from € 100K up to € 100MM in asset-light activities and fast-growing tech companies at all stages. Paris
  • Alsace Business Angels – Alsace Business Angels est une association regroupant des personnes qui investissent une part de leur patrimoine personnel dans des entreprises à fort potentiel de développement.
  • Alter Equity 3P – ALTER EQUITY a été la première société de gestion française proposant un modèle d’investissement dans les entreprises dont l’activité présente un impact positif pour les personnes ou la nature et dont les pratiques de gestion s’inscrivent dans une responsabilité globale. Les fonds gérés recherchent en parallèle une rémunération attractive des souscripteurs afin de rémunérer leur risque. Cette combinaison est symbolisée dans les 3P de leur nom, signifiant People Planet Profit. Paris
  • Alven Capital – Alven is an independent venture investment firm with a successful track record of 4 successive funds backing more than 110 early-stage startups over 18 years. Our mission at Alven consists in supporting the long-term success of outstanding European digital & technology entrepreneurs. As of 2018, Alven has over 500M€ in funds under management.
  • Andera Partners – ANDERA PARTNERS, was created in 2001 and is a leader in investments in unlisted companies in France and internationally. It manages over €2 billion in investments in life sciences (BioDiscovery), growth capital, and OBO (Winch Capital for midcap and Cabestan Capital for small-cap) and sponsorless mezzanine debt (ActoMezz). Paris
  • Aster Capital – Aster is a leading venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs focusing on the sectors inseparable from the world’s shared challenges – climate change, social inequality, and the sustainability of economic growth. From Energy to Manufacturing and Construction, and from Transportation to Food, we’re passionate about the industries with the greatest impact on our daily lives. We’re a fund that invests in, advises, and provides practical support to founders seeking enduring value. We’re inspired by entrepreneurs’​ vision for radical change: the aim to build, not just disrupt; revitalize, not just improve. Paris
  • Aurinvest – Aurinvest is an independent Venture Capital Firm created in 2001 and financed by about 50 entrepreneurs along with recognized institutional investors. Our mission is to invest in high-potential technology, web, and mobile companies and to provide entrepreneurs with concrete operational support. Paris
  • AXA Venture Partners (AVP) – AVP is a $425M venture capital firm investing in seed and early-stage companies through AVP Early Stage, and in growth equity companies through AVP Capital. Our checks range from $300K for seed investments to $20M for growth equity transactions. London & Paris
  • Axeleo Capital – Axeleo Capital supports enterprise technology startups through iterative investments. With 45M€ under management, Axeleo Capital leads Seed rounds and co-investing in Series A. Timely funding is of the utmost importance to support execution and fully reveal the benefits of business acceleration. That’s why Axeleo Capital I, the first acceleration fund operated in conjunction with a business acceleration program, helps startups with their first round of financing when they enter the program and provides an ongoing commitment with follow-on funding. The FCPI Axeleo Capital I, is backed by Bpifrance’s French Tech Acceleration Fund, Vinci Energies group, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, banking operators, top-tier family offices and tech entrepreneurs. Lyon
  • BlackFin Capital Partners – The firm’s strategy focuses on businesses in the financial services sector, with potential for growth via organic or acquisitions, across continental Europe. Businesses of interest to BlackFin include asset management, institutional and retail brokerage, distribution of insurance and banking products, payments, debt management and collection, fund administration, business process outsourcing, financial technology providers and software editors, fintechs. The firm manages two growth/buyout funds: Fund I (€220m raised in 2011) and Fund II (€400m raised in 2016), and a venture fund dedicated to fintechs, insuretechs, regtechs (€180m raised in 2018), backed by a solid base of international institutional investors.
  • Breega Capital – Breega is a European VC fund built by founders to propel startups to global success. Breega’s mission is to provide founders with fair financing, real mentoring, and accessible experts, driving today’s startups into tomorrow’s scale-ups. Paris
  • C4 Ventures – C4 Ventures is a leading venture investor in Europe. We are based in London and Paris and focused on early-stage (seed or Series A) startups based in Europe and later-stage startups seeking to expand into European markets. We focus our investments within three themes: – Smart Hardware – Future of Commerce – Digital Media. Paris
  • Capagro – Capagro is the first venture capital firm dedicated to supporting innovative companies operating across the biomass value chain, from production to end usage: food, nutrition, industry, energy. Capagro currently manages over 120 M€, funded by international agro-businesses and institutional investors. Paris
  • CapDecisif Management – CapDecisif Management is an independent Venture Capital firm investing in early and growth-stage companies. Our team expertise covers Tech, Digital, Healthcare, and NewSpace. Since its inception in 2001, CapDecisif Management has backed over 80 companies in Western Europe, while generating top returns to its investors. As a trusted partner, CapDecisif Management’s team is valued by entrepreneurs for its complementary skills and business network. Paris
  • CAP HORN – a French independent Venture Capital Firm. We invest in B2B digital companies bringing transformation to mature markets. Our team relies on its strong network of 250 experienced business leaders (LPs in the funds) to boost our portfolio companies and provide them with direct commercial connections to decision-makers. CAP HORN currently manages 180 million euros across two funds and has a portfolio of more than 25 companies. Paris
  • Daphni – Daphni mainly focuses on companies that are, directly or indirectly, developing services or products around new usage for consumer or prosumer customers. Technology is a tool. People, services, and emotions drive usage and product-market fit. We are convinced that Europe has substantial competitive advantages to create companies based on the unique European DNA, collectiveness, inventiveness, sustainability, and quality of life. To guarantee good scaling potential, we pay attention to the fact that the value proposition of the companies we invest in addresses both domestic and international markets. Paris
  • Demeter Partners – Demeter is a major player in venture capital and private equity for the ecological transition. We invest from €1m to €30m to support companies at all stages of their development: innovative startups, high growth SMEs and infrastructure projects. Paris
  • Elaia – French venture capital firm focused on European digital and deep tech startups, from early-stage to growth development. We back tech disruptors – such as Mirakl, Stanley Robotics, Sigfox, Shift Technologies, and Criteo.  Paris
  • Energy Access Ventures – Energy Access Ventures invests in growing, entrepreneurial businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa addressing the lack of electrification in the region with new technology and innovative business models. The fund is backed by Schneider Electric, the leading energy management multinational, and a number of public-sector investors. Paris
  • Entrepreneur Venture – Professional Investment Company doing Venture Capital and SME Growth Investment with more than 700 m€ under management. Investing through equity and convertible bonds. Paris
  • Eutopia – We’re Eutopia. A Paris and New York-based early-stage venture capital fund. We invest in consumer startups who are rethinking the way we eat, sleep, dress, exercise, and feel. We empower early-stage startups to grow through investment, in-house expertise, and a network of global advisors. With Europe as our investment playground, and the US as our second home, we invest at seed/series A stage in rounds from €500,000 to €10 million.  Paris
  • Five Seasons VenturesEuropean venture capital fund to invest in Foodtech and Agtech innovation. Paris
  • Founders Future – Founded by the serial European tech entrepreneur, Marc Ménasé, Founders Future is a venture studio, providing creativity, network, support, and productive capital. We’ve built an investment platform dedicated to entrepreneurs and managed by entrepreneurs, bringing high value and an ambitious mindset. We aim to partner with outstanding personalities, to align stakeholder’s interest, and to foster operational partnerships. Our mission is to become a sparring-partner and continuously try to impact the business on the product, go-to-market, business development, and talent acquisition. We’ve hired top-notch operating partners coming from the best entrepreneurial ventures to cover the key functions of the company. While sourcing off-market deals and keeping high flexibility on our investment criteria, we intent to be entrepreneur-friendly and to leverage synergies with our Entrepreneurial European tier-one investors. Our sweet-spot: an A+ team, a scalable business (platforms, marketplaces, and SAAS), a market in transformation with significant opportunities. We focus on investing at 3 different stages: startup studio, pre-seed, seed, and series A. Paris
  • Future Positive Capital – Future Positive Capital invests in companies that apply advanced technologies to massive global needs. Paris
  • Generis Capital Partners – Generis Capital Partners is a venture capital fund manager, regulated by the AMF (l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers), focused on providing both equity and debt financing to growth companies. Generis Capital Partners offers innovative and pioneering financing solutions for both entrepreneurs and investors. Its investment approach is based on a balanced and diversified asset allocation, which aims to provide investors in its funds with a greater degree of protection while retaining the attractive potential upside associated with venture capital. Paris
  • Heartcore Capital  – an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams. Berlin, Copenhagen & Paris
  • Hi Inov – Dentressangle – Hi inov is the dedicated Venture Capital arm of Dentressangle Initiatives, owner of Norbert Dentressangle SA, the European leader of transport and logistic. Hi inov investment strategy focuses exclusively on young growth digital economy companies. Our investment ticket varies from 0,5 M€ to 4M€ depending on the maturity of the invested company. Our approach is highly entrepreneurial. Lyon
  • iBionext – Building and financing healthtech start-ups from creation to growth to transform innovation into products. Paris
  • Idinvest Partners – Established in 1997, Idinvest Partners is a leading pan-European Private Equity firm. With €8bn under management, the firm successfully supports the growth of companies by financing them through its several complementary areas of business expertise: Venture & Growth Capital, Private Debt, and Private Funds Group. Paris
  • Innovation Capital – Founded in 1996, Innovation Capital is an international venture capital firm based in Paris with a local presence in Silicon Valley. With over 450 M € under management, our current focus is on venture and growth investments in the Innovation Healthcare Services space in Europe. Paris
  • IRDI SORIDEC Gestion – Based in Toulouse, Montpellier, and Bordeaux, the management company IRDI SORIDEC Gestion support in the capital the companies based in the South West at every stage of their development (initiation, risk capital, development capital/transmission) for a cumulative outstanding amount of 300 million of euros. TOULOUSE
  • Iris Capital – Iris Capital is a leading European venture capital investor specialized in the digital economy. Since 1986, our team has invested over a billion euros in more than 300 innovative companies across the world. Iris Capital launched in June 2017 a €300m new multi-corporate fund, IrisNext, sponsored by Orange, Publicis, Valeo, Bridgestone, Bpifrance, and BRED Banque Populaire that has already supported disruptive companies like Shift Technology, Kyriba, OpenX-Change, Yubo, Jedox, Celeno and many more. Paris
  • Isai – We back french tech entrepreneurs. Isai is a French tech entrepreneurs’ fund focused on early-stage internet startups and small-cap tech private equity deals. Paris
  • Jaina Capital – Jaïna Capital is a venture fund investing in innovating and high growth projects. Each company in which Jaïna Capital invests and becomes an active member of this social network. Each start-up will benefit from a unique growth environment in order to be helped on strategic issues, share expertise, and initiate business opportunities. Jaïna Capital is able to deal with a stringent process of institutional funds and a flexible decision process of business angels to make sure we do not miss any opportunity. More than simply financial support, Jaïna Capital is leverage for start-ups aiming at being leaders in their sector. Paris
  • Kerala Ventures – Kerala Ventures is a VC firm investing in early-stage tech startups (SaaS, marketplaces, AI, data, tech-enabled services) based in France. Our first investment ranges from €100K to €1.5M and our portfolio includes 10 companies (+ 1 successful exit). Paris
  • Kima Ventures – We fund ambitious, cohesive teams with stellar learning and execution curves. The firm invests from seed to Series A, mostly as a lead investor, but also working alongside other investors, backing ambitious founders. They work hard to build awesome things that more and more people use every day.
  • Korelya Capital – We believe the next Tech Leaders will be European At Korelya Capital, we believe digital investment opportunities can trigger growth and social progress in Europe. The digital revolution has already started to disrupt the way we live, work, have access to knowledge, culture, and information, the way we produce, the way we consume, the way we interact with each other. Tomorrow, it will free us of repetitive tasks, change our relation to the city, facilitate travel, and limit our exposure to risks. We also believe that unprecedented success stories in the digital economy will emerge from Europe within the next ten years. The European tech ecosystem is reaching maturity at every level (mindset, access to capital, tech know-how, talent, etc.). Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Big Data, are the ingredients of the next digital revolution, the one that will follow the “platformization” of our economies and societies. Paris
  • Kurma Partners – Founded in July 2009, Kurma Partners is a key European player in the financing of Innovation in Healthcare and Biotechnology, from pre-seed to growth capital, Kurma Partners operates over the whole value chain and has the following activities: Fund management of Kurma Biofund I, (size of 51 million euros) Kurma Biofund I is an investment fund which is focused on life sciences and healthcare. It is dedicated to establishing a new economic model for the financing of innovation: a model based on strategic partnerships with the most highly reputable biotechnology and medical research centers in France and Europe. Kurma Biofund I is particularly interested in early-stage projects, even those at the very leading edge of technology, aiming to transform them into viable entrepreneurial projects and bring them to fruition within three to five years. Fund management of Kurma Biofund II, with a target size of 55 million euros, KBII is a Venture Fund built according to the same approach as Kurma Biofund I, with an important focus on Rare Diseases (at least 50% of the Fund). The four main LPs of the Fund are GSK, BPI France, NEA (New Enterprise Associates), and Idinvest Partners. Fund management of Kurma Diagnostics, KDx, 1st closing of 33 35 million euros in May 2015, is an acceleration fund solely dedicated to Diagnostics solutions (IVD, devices and digital health)projects and companies. KDx is built on the successful investments made in the diagnostics space during KBI. The fund benefits from a number of partnerships with major European institutions in the Diagnostics field. Management, under a consultancy mandate, of the Biotech portfolio of Idinvest Partners, formerly AGF Private Equity (“Idinvest Biotech”). The portfolio comprises 13 companies of which 3 have been exited and 10 are listed. The total investment size is approximately 100 million euros. Paris Saclay Seed Fund, Kurma manages the healthcare investment of the fund, mainly on diagnostics and digital health. Paris
  • Le Studio VC – Le Studio is a company builder based in Paris. We build startups from scratch alongside astounding founders, and we make them soar. Paris
  • MAIF Avenir – Créé en 2015, MAIF Avenir est le fonds de Venture Capital du Groupe MAIF. Doté de 250 m€ et ayant réalisé plus de 30 investissements, MAIF Avenir compte aujourd’hui parmi les premiers CVC européens. Paris
  • Naxicap Partners – Naxicap has €3.2 billion of Assets under Management on 31 December 2018 and invests up to €200 million equity tickets per deal. Most investments are in SMEs, which are leaders in their respective sectors and that show high external, or buildup growth potential, in France or internationally. Paris
  • Newfund Capital – Started in 2008 by and for founders, Newfund Capital is an early-stage VC firm active in France and in the USA. It has developed a strong culture centered around entrepreneurship and encourages initiatives to support the ambitions and the development of its portfolio companies. Newfund has $260 million in AUM subscribed mostly by entrepreneurs and family offices. Newfund’s investment strategy is industry agnostic and people-driven, focused on the constant search of entrepreneurs obsessed to realize their vision. We seek to understand entrepreneurs as individuals, appreciate their originality, and play to their strengths. Greatness doesn’t have a stereotype. We write first checks between $300k and $2M and do follow-ons (we even start at $100k in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region with our NAEH fund). Beyond money, we provide access to our operating team and cross-border ecosystem to help founders find product-market fit and accelerate their growth. Paris
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
  • ODYSSEE VENTURE – ODYSSEE est un des acteurs historiques du Private Equity en France et une des premières sociétés de gestion indépendantes de fonds de capital investissement (FIP – FCPI – FCPR) agréée par l’AMF.  Paris
  • Omnes Capital – With 4 billion euros in assets under management, Omnes provides companies with the equity capital necessary for their development through its three core businesses: Venture Capital, Development & Transmission Capital, and Infrastructure. Paris
  • OneRagtime – OneRagtime is the venture platform. We select the most innovative tech start-ups from across Europe and Israel and back them, leveraging our curated community of investors. In our unique VC as a platform model, our investors choose exactly which start-up they’d like to invest in and we take care of the entire process – market analysis, terms negotiation, and dedicated vehicle creation. Diversify your portfolio and invest seamlessly! Our exceptional entrepreneurs are supported in their full journey to success through the power of our team and community: from the capital to contacts, from experience to operational resources. What’s more, we advise corporates in their digital transformations, unlocking opportunities both for them and our start-ups. Our team: tech-savvy talent and experienced senior execs. Together, we’re harnessing the potential of innovation, driven by data, technology, and our incredible community! Paris
  • Orange Digital Ventures – We finance entrepreneurs from around the world whose ambition is to imagine, design, and develop tomorrow’s services and technologies that are in line with Orange’s fields of expertise. Orange Digital Ventures is ready to invest up to 150 million euros – a fund that ranks our company among the significant Venture Capital Firms in Europe and Africa. We strive to support a new generation of entrepreneurs, offering scalable solutions that serve your business, your growth, and your ambition. Paris
  • Otium Capital – Otium Capital is a family office, managing the assets of founder Pierre-Edouard Stérin. The family office invests primarily in growth capital opportunities and buy-and-build projects (ranging between 100K€ and 15M€) in France. Combined, the team supports more than 40 companies, as a minority or majority shareholder, from less than €1m to more than €250m of sales. Paris
  • Paris Saclay Seed Fund – We support the new generation of tech entrepreneurs from Paris Saclay. Paris
  • Partech – With €1B under active management, Partech is consistently ranked among the top 10 VC funds worldwide and number one in Europe by Preqin (the US leading independent research organization). San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, and Dakar.
  • PhiTrust Impact Investors – The FCPI Phitrust Innovation IV invests in innovative companies with a social and environmental impact. It benefits from the expertise of experienced investors in the financing and support of young growing companies promoting social innovation and sustainable development. Paris
  • Pléiade Venture – Pléiade Venture est une Société de Capital Risque (SCR) qui investit des montants variant de 100 K€ à 2 M€. Paris
  • Provence Business Angels – Provence Business Angels est une association (loi de 1901) qui a vu le jour en septembre 2007. Le réseau regroupe une cinquantaine de membres aux profils diversifiés en termes de qualifications et d’expériences. Marseille
  • Quadrille Capital – Quadrille Capital is a Paris-based Private Equity and Venture Capital firm established in 2001, investing globally in high-growth technology and healthcare companies backed by leading Venture Capital and Growth Equity funds. The firm has $1bn of Assets under Management. Through its unique investment strategy and collaborative approach, Quadrille Capital is able to partner with the best-performing Tech and Healthcare funds to access direct investments in some of the world’s most exciting growth companies. Paris
  • Ring Capital – We provide capital to fast-growing digital scale-ups and we mentor ambitious French entrepreneurs. Paris
  • Samsung Catalyst Fund – Samsung Electronics’ evergreen multi-stage venture capital fund that invests globally in the new data economy and strategic ideas for Samsung’s mobile, device solutions, and consumer electronics groups. Paris
  • Serena – Serena invests in bold ventures, providing them on-demand expertise and operational support in Paris, New York, and Singapore. Serena portfolio companies can leverage our Operating Partner model -unique in Europe- and benefit from the support of our very active C-Level community through the Serena Squad platform, open exclusively to past and present companies, each contributing to the others’ success. Serena was founded in 2008 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, based on the core belief that VCs should work for their portfolio companies, not the other way around. The firm currently has 300 million euros under management. Paris
  • Seventure Partners – With over €660m in assets under management as of the end of 2016, Seventure Partners is a leading venture capital firm in Europe. Since 1997, Seventure Partners has invested in innovative businesses with high growth potential in Digital technologies, especially fintech & insurtech, in France and Germany, and in the Life sciences field across Europe, North America, and Asia. Investments can range between €500k and €10m per round, or up to €20m per company, from early to late stage. Paris
  • SOFILARO – une SAS au capital de 25 795 660€, filiale de Capital Investissement Régionale du Groupe Crédit Agricole. Créée en 1983, elle a pour objectif d’accompagner les entrepreneurs de la région dans leurs projets de création, développement ou transmission, sans spécialisation sectorielle. SOFILARO est membre du réseau Capital Investissement by Groupe Crédit Agricole, composé d’IDIA et des Sociétés de Capital Investissement Régionales du groupe. Avec 2 milliards d’actifs sous gestion, le réseau Crédit Agricole Capital Investissement se positionne comme un leader sur son marché. Montpellier
  • Sofinnova Partners – Sofinnova Partners is a leading European venture capital firm specialized in Life Sciences. Based in Paris, France, with offices in London and Milan, the firm brings together a team of 40 professionals from all over Europe, the U.S., and Asia. The firm focuses on paradigm-shifting technologies alongside visionary entrepreneurs. Sofinnova Partners invests across the Life Sciences value chain as a lead or cornerstone investor, from very early-stage opportunities to late-stage/public companies. It has backed nearly 500 companies over more than 48 years, creating market leaders around the globe. Today, Sofinnova Partners has over €2 billion under management. Paris
  • Sowefund – Acteur historique de l’investissement participatif dans les startups, Sowefund est une plateforme leader spécialisée dans le financement de l’innovation. En quatre ans d’activité, nous avons accompagné 35 entreprises, pour plus de 17 millions d’euros levés. Notre équipe, spécialisée dans le capital risque, analyse les dossiers et accompagne les startups dans leurs démarches de levée de fonds.  Paris
  • Suez Ventures – SUEZ Ventures is the SUEZ Group’s corporate investment fund for new water and waste technologies. La Défense
  • The FamilyThe Family nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital. Berlin, London & Paris
  • Truffle Capital – For 18 years, Truffle Capital has been creating and financing until success, in France and Europe, radical and disruptive innovations in two areas of expertise, Life Sciences (BioMedTech) and Information Technologies (Fintech). These creations are revolutionizing their sectors and will become the leaders of tomorrow. Paris
  • Supernova Invest – Supernova Invest is a VC funds management company specialized in disruptive technologies ventures. It was founded and is owned by the former team of CEA Investissement, CEA (the French agency for nuclear and alternative energies), and Amundi (European leading asset manager). Paris
  • Time for Growth – TIME was created in 2009 by Henri de Bodinat and Jean-Luc Cyrot. TIME is run by three partners with strong digital and private equity expertise combined with industrial and entrepreneurial approaches; We responsibly support innovative and profitable companies in Europe at an inflection point of their development. Active on the European market, we seek out companies with an enterprise value between €15-€150m. We invest between €5-€15m of equity in each business and look for opportunities in all sectors, with a focus on our core expertise: the digital sector. Our fund can take both minority and majority positions in all types of transactions from equity injections to complex LBO/MBO structures. Paris
  • Total Ventures – Total Ventures, venture capital arm of Total, investing in companies focusing on renewable, sustainable technologies, and new mobility. La Défense
  • TRUST ESPORT – Venture capital fund for esport technologies. Paris
  • Ventech – The firm’s primary geographical focuses are, for the European fund, France, DACH region, and the Nordics. The firm typically invests between €2 million and €5 million in Series A rounds. It can also invest smaller amounts between €0.1 million and €1 million in Seed rounds. The firm seeks to be a lead investor, especially in Series A rounds, and take a board seat. Paris, Munich, and Helsinki.
  • White Star Capital – White Star Capital is an early-stage Venture Capital firm built by a team of founders, investors, and operators with a track record of entering new markets, expanding teams and exiting companies. London, New York, Paris & Tokyo
  • XAnge – XAnge is a Franco-German team of venture capital investors that manages €450 million and invests in digital, deeptech, and impact startups. XAnge is the innovation brand of the Siparex group, a major player in French private equity. XAnge is a key European investor in early-stage startups and is looking for game-changing startups and entrepreneurs who rock the code[s]. We like to partner early with entrepreneurs and typically invest between €250k and €10 million in financing rounds. Paris
  • Xerys – a portfolio management company specializing in private equity that places the business project at the heart of its investment philosophy, in order to support the managers of Xerys Funds’ participation in all stages of their growth – venture capital to maturity. Paris

Germany

  • Acton Capital Partners – Ready to back the pioneers of tomorrow. AI, DTC, IoT – We can’t predict what the next acronym will be. Still, we can help shape the future by focusing on what we do best: Supporting exceptional entrepreneurs in building great business models, ready to scale, and made to last. Munich
  • Allianz X – We are investing in digital growth companies that are part of the ecosystems related to insurance. We identify and invest in the best digital frontrunners that are strategically relevant to the Allianz Group. We provide an interface between portfolio companies and the digital ecosystem within Allianz as well as drive innovation across Allianz’s operating entities and global lines of business.
    Munich
  • Almaz Capital – Almaz Capital is a venture capital firm focused on technologies that are serving global markets. Berlin, London, Kyiv, SF & Warsaw
  • ALSTIN Capital – an independent venture capital fund based in Munich. We invest in rapidly growing technology companies that have the potential to leverage the significant market potential of the future and become market leaders. We do not solely invest in convincing technology, but above all in the entrepreneurs behind the technology. We support our entrepreneurs with capital and know-how so that they can grow faster and more successfully. The basis of our investment is the conviction that entrepreneurial know-how, long-term transaction experience, international networks, and sales excellence are the success factors for sustainable growth. Our team offers a variety of complementary strengths to help make every investment a success. Munich
  • AM Ventures – an independent, strategic investor based in Munich, Germany. The company has established an ecosystem consisting of sustainable strategic investments and a strong partner network to utilize additive manufacturing technologies for serial production. The unique ecosystem consists of hardware, software, material, and application ventures around the world besides various partnerships with large corporations focusing on the production of disruptive applications. The market leaders in additive manufacturing (EOS Group) and laser scanning technology (Scanlab) are sister companies of AMV. Furthermore, the ecosystem includes a network of long-term focused and relationship-oriented investors and a pool of industry experts with decades of experience in engineering, production, and executive management. AMV’s unique approaches include the funding of ventures with customized investments and advanced production technologies, the design of advanced value chains for the serial production of specific applications, and the acceleration of businesses by providing unique know-how.
  • Ananda Impact Ventures – one of the leading impact investors in Europe. Our investees address social challenges in vital areas such as education, health, consumption, and the aging population. We believe in the power of market-based, sustainable, and scalable models with positive impact at the core. We share the enthusiasm of our founders to build solutions that truly matter. To fuel their missions, we created a space for them to thrive, based on the know-how, network, capital, and experiences of our team, investors, and experts. Ananda manages 80 million EUR in three funds (Social Venture Fund I + II, Ananda Impact Fund) and is proud to partner with some of the leading investors across Europe – from entrepreneurs and families to traditional VCs.
  • Angel Invest – Angel Invest is one of Europe’s most active angel investors, making 10-20 investments per year. Our initial check size is €50k, we can make follow on investments in later rounds. Based in Berlin and Frankfurt.
  • Apex Ventures– APEX Ventures is a Europe-based early-stage Venture Capital Fund that invests in start-ups grounded in unique and protectable technology. APEX, by actively providing support and resources, aims to develop our start-ups into global leaders in their respective fields. Initial focus areas include Digital Media, Business Intelligence & Cybersecurity, FinTech, and the Future of Work. Frankfurt & Vienna
  • APX – an early-stage startup investor and accelerator in Berlin backed by Axel Springer and Porsche. Investing across sectors, APX is looking for ambitious founding teams with scalable, digital ideas and global aspirations to support them in becoming successful venture companies. Since 2018, APX has invested in more than 50 companies from 20 different countries together with more than 100 co-investors.
  • Astutia Ventures – As an independent investment firm, ASTUTIA Ventures invests since 2006 in innovative start-ups with outstanding growth potential. Our investment focus is in the areas of smart cities, the future of commerce, and the digital lifestyle. To entrepreneurs and companies in their early growth stages, we offer venture capital, a truly international business network, and specialized know-how in order to support the successful development and sustainable growth. Munich
  • Atlantic Food Labs – a venture studio and investor for startups with solutions to feed ten billion people by 2050 in a sustainable and healthy way. Founded in 2016, the Berlin-based investor is one of Europe’s leading venture firms for food & agriculture. To date, Atlantic Food Labs has supported over 20 mission-driven teams to launch their ideas and put great concepts into practice. The portfolio covers the entire value chain – from agtech, alternative protein sources, water supply, food security, decentralized food production, vertical farming, food waste, and carbon reduction. Berlin
  • Axel Springer Digital Ventures – ASDV is an exit driven investor. Nonetheless – defined by the Axel Springer DNA – we do look for companies and founders of whom we believe we can mutually benefit and learn from each other. This does not mean we look for acquisition cases for Axel Springer. Yet, within our venture activities, our final investment criterion will always be that we consider ourselves the best minority shareholder. To us, this means we can leverage our network and knowledge in specific markets and business models. We usually like to invest cash, but for applicable cases, we can design tailored media-for-equity deals – across print, online, and TV. Berlin
  • b10 – b10 is a Berlin-based seed and pre-seed investor focusing on B2B startups.
  • BA4V Fondsmanagement GmbH – Wir sind eine BaFin-registierte Beteiligungsgesellschaft, die in innovative, technologieorientierte Wachstumsunternehmen in der DACH-Region gemeinsam mit erfolgreichen Business Angels investiert. Cologne
  • BayBG – Rund 3.000 Unternehmen haben wir in den vergangenen 45 Jahren auf ihrem Erfolgsweg begleitet. Aktuell sind wir bei mehr als 500 Mittelstandsunternehmen oder Start-ups mit 315 Mio Euro engagiert. Wir sind damit der bayerische Marktführer bei Beteiligungskapital für den Mittelstand.  Munich
  • Bayern Kapital – Bayern Kapital and its funds have invested in more than 275 companies and currently manages funds to the value of EUR 385 m. The four investing funds currently managed by Bayern Kapital are Seedfonds Bayern, Innovationsfonds, Innovationsfonds EFRE and Wachstumsfonds Bayern. Landshut
  • BayStartUP – BayStartUP is running Germany’s largest investor’s network including 300+ business angels and more than 100 institutional investors. Within the last fifty months, BayStartUP has led startups to more than 200 investment rounds. Through the matchings with investors from our network we have supported the funding of 200+ million Euro to startups, acting as neutral and free of charge intermediate. Nürnberg
  • Berlin Technologie Holding – Berlin Technologie Holding is a German-based Holding and Growth Investment firm focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled businesses. BTH was founded by successful entrepreneurs and investors who invest in companies with significant growth potential. We provide growth capital, management know-how and access to our high caliber entrepreneurial partner network to companies facing strategic or operational challenges. Berlin
  • Berlin Venture Partners – We invest in young innovative companies and support and promote for years their successful development. Our portfolio companies benefit from our extensive network of contacts, and our expertise in building, the development and sale of businesses. Berlin
  • Bitburger Ventures – Bitburger Ventures unites the growth dynamics of young, innovative start-ups with the financial strength and diverse expertise of the Bitburger Group, which is oriented towards long-term participation and investments. Bitburg
  • BITKRAFT Esports Ventures – Together with our distinguished investors and strategic partners across the globe, we provide entrepreneurs with unparalleled expertise, entrepreneurial know-how, a global strategic network, and operational guidance.
  • BitStone Capital – an internationally operating company builder and investor who selectively invests in innovative digital real-asset business models, and also accelerates their growth with their own resources. BitStone supports young companies with its outstanding network, excellent industry know-how, and broad expertise in new technologies – from product development through the market entry to a successful rollout. Cologne
  • Blueyard Capital – BlueYard invests in founders with transforming ideas that decentralize markets and empower humanity. Berlin
  • bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thuringen – bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh is a regional Venture Capital and Private Equity company with focus on businesses in the State of Thuringia / Germany. bm-t serves as a management company for eight investment funds with a total capital of approx. € 320m. At present bm-t’s portfolio consists of more than 60 companies. Erfurt
  • bmp Ventures – bmp is a venture capital firm based in Berlin. We have been committed to supporting exceptional entrepreneurs to build successful companies. We look for companies that create sustainable and profitable businesses. Our successful exits include YOC, eProfessional, K2, Bankier, Nokaut, nugg.ad, mbr targeting, and market logic software. The current portfolios contain companies such as adsquare, flightright, Distribusion, UniNow, komoot, Coman Software, Silicon Radar, OXID eSales, TesVolt, Immunic, and Probiodrug. Berlin
  • BMW I Ventures – We invest stage-agnostic, but our sweet spot is around Series A/B. We like to lead, but co-invest in strong syndicates too BMW i Ventures portfolio companies benefit from our long-term experience, substantial reach, and broad network. Munich
  • BonVenture – the first investment company in the German-speaking region that focuses on the social impact of companies. Since 2003, we have offered investors the opportunity to allocate social venture capital to social enterprises through our funds. As a partner of social entrepreneurs, we strengthen them with capital, know-how, and contacts and provide guidance in setting up and growing their organization. This is how we promote the development and establishment of social innovations at scale. Since 2014, we are the first German fund manager to be officially EuSEF-registered (EU REGULATION FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP). Munich
  • Born2Grow – Wichtige Daten im Überblick • Investment: max. 500 000 € pro Beteiligung • Fokus: Frühphase • Beteiligungsart: Eigenkapital, Mezzanine-Kapital mit Wandeloption • Betreuung: akkreditierte Business Angels, Coaches • Finanzierungsentscheidung: spätestens nach 3 Monaten • Kooperationen mit: akkreditierten Business Angels und HTGF, KfW, vfn, MBG, VC-Fonds. Heilbronn
  • BPO Capital –  Die BPO Capital ist ein Venture Capital-Unternehmen, das 2014 von Benjamin Otto mit dem Ziel gegründet wurde, junge Entrepreneure zu unterstützen und an guten Ideen zu partizipieren. Immer mehr rückt der ethische Anspruch bei der Auswahl von Beteiligungen in den Vordergrund. Hamburg
  • Brandenburg Kapital – s an active investor, we have put more than 150 companies on the road to success with venture capital and entrepreneurial know-how. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brandenburg’s Förderbank ILB. As a public venture capital company with a stable corporate environment, we ensure a strong equity base for startups and small and medium-sized enterprises in Brandenburg so that they can grow safely and sustainably. The Seed and Growth Fund, currently worth 100 million euros, is available for this purpose. The Seed and Growth Fund, which has been set up on behalf of the Brandenburg State Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, is currently financed with capital from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ILB’s own funds. Potsdam
  • btov Partners – a European venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in digital and industrial technology companies. We operate our funds, managed partner funds, and offer direct investment opportunities to private investors. Berlin, Luxembourg, Munich, and St. Gallen.
  • Burda Principal Investments (BPI) – Burda Principal Investments (BPI), a division of Hubert Burda Media, provides long term growth equity for fast-growing digital technology and media companies. Hubert Burda Media is one of Europe’s largest media and technology conglomerates with a strong investment track record in internet-centric businesses since 1998. Munich, Berlin, London
  • Capnamic Ventures – Capnamic is a venture capital firm from Berlin/Cologne doing early-stage investments in outstanding teams in Germany/Austria/Switzerland. The team’s expertise includes 70+ investments, 30+ successful trade sales, and 13+ IPOs as well as broad professional experience across various industries and functions. Cologne
  • Cherry Ventures – We are Cherry. We are founders ourselves. We focus on seed-stage companies and invest across Europe. Our goal is to add value from day one, not just capital. We are successful if our founders are successful. We will do anything in our power to make that happen. Berlin
  • coparion – coparion provides venture capital to accelerate momentum and growth. With a currently active fund of EUR 275 million, coparion has the means to do so. coparion supports entrepreneurial vision with know-how, but without intervening in daily business operations. Thanks to in-depth experience in venture capital and in building companies, the coparion team discerns potentials and opens up new perspectives. coparion has the substance, tenacity, and creativity required to mutually manage difficult situations successfully. coparion only invests with co-investors. The fund invests up to EUR 10M per company, usually in several financing rounds of EUR 0.5-5M each. The investment focus is on German companies in the start-up and early growth phase. coparion is based in Cologne and Berlin.
  • Creandum – Seed and Series A investor with € 660m under management focused on software and data startups. Berlin & Stockholm
  • Crossventures – crossventures ist die Heimat für digitale Geschäftsmodelle. Skalierbar und disruptiv. Wir unterstützen Gründer und Unternehmer bei der Umsetzung ihrer Ideen. Mit unserem Know-how, unseren Kontakten, tatkräftigen Spezialisten, schicken Büros und einer Unternehmerkultur. Und natürlich mit Wagniskapital.
  • Digital Health Ventures (DHV) is a sector-focused Venture Capital Fund based in Berlin. We are experienced early-stage investors with a track record that includes several strong European healthcare innovators. Our mission is to build a sustainable Digital Health ecosystem. We actively support portfolio entrepreneurs and leverage our networks in tech and healthcare. Berlin
  • Digital+ Partners – a growth equity investor focused on B2B technology companies. Our aim is to invest in companies with best-in-class technologies and help scale them into global digital leaders. Digital+ is active in Germany and internationally with a particular focus on companies in the IndustrialTech and FinTech verticals. We differentiate ourselves through our deep B2B domain expertise and a unique, global corporate network. Munich
  • DN Capital – a global early stage and growth capital investor, focused on Seed, Series A, and select series B investments in fintech, SaaS, digital media, e-commerce, marketplaces, mobile applications, and software companies. Berlin & London
  • Döhler Ventures – We are a long-term oriented and entrepreneurial investor empowering early-stage startups in the Nutrition & Technology ecosystem We invest in • Food and Beverage technology • Plant-based ingredient innovations • Health, nutrition and lifestyle products • Digital commerce and online platforms. Darmstadt
  • DTCP – DTCP is an investment management group with $1.7 billion in assets under management and advisory from corporate and institutional investors and a portfolio of over 60 companies. The group provides venture and growth capital, private equity, and advisory services to the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. It operates and invests in Europe, North America, and Asia out of its Hamburg, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and Seoul offices. Hamburg
  • DvH Ventures – Early-stage investment funds investing in Europe’s most passionate founders. With access to the media companies Handelsblatt Media Group, Der Tagesspiegel & DIE ZEIT. With a focus on fintech and insurtech and a special interest in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, mobile advertising, IoT, or big data as well as in digital health, insurance and pensions, education and training, art, and culture or real estate and jobs. Cologne
  • e.ventures – Founded in 1998, e.ventures is the first tech-enabled global venture capital firm. With $1.6bn under management, e.ventures invests in consumer and software companies from early to growth stage. Berlin
  • Earlybird Venture Capital – Earlybird manages different funds that focus on digital technologies in Eastern and Western Europe as well as health technologies. With over EUR 1 billion under management, seven IPOs, and 22 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most successful venture capital firms in Europe. Berlin & Munich
  • eCAPITAL – eCAPITAL is a leading venture capital firm that provides early to growth-stage funding to technology companies in the fields of software & information technology, cybersecurity, industry 4.0, new materials, and cleantech. eCAPITAL currently manages five funds with over EUR 220 million under management.Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Enjoyventure Management – The EnjoyVenture Management, founded in 2000, with its headquarter in Dusseldorf offices in Hanover and Gelsenkirchen focuses on the seed and startup financing of innovative technology-oriented businesses. The emphasis lies in IT/software solutions, nano and microsystems technology, production and automation technology, medical technology, and telecommunication. Currently, the experienced partners have more than 30 companies in their portfolio and manage three venture capital funds with more than 50 million Euro in financial means. Dusseldorf
  • EXTOREL – EXTOREL is focused on equity engagements in the areas of ICT, software, laser technology, electrotechnology, automation. Munich
  • Falkensteiner Ventures – We support selected founders in the hotel, lodging, leisure, and elderly care industries from the concept, early stage, pre-seed, or seed-phase with specific know-how, professional network, investment, and infrastructure. Our geographical focus for traction in the first acceleration phase is German-speaking Europe – and where you are. Bremen
  • Female Founders – a skill-building mentorship program run by Google for Startups. Over 11 weeks, your high-potential startup will be matched with selected Google mentors to solve your growth challenges. Berlin, Germany
  • FinLab – FinLab focuses in this context is providing venture capital for start-ups. FinLab´s aim is a long-term participation and ongoing support of its investments. FinLab in this regard supports its investments in their respective development phase with their network and know-how. In addition, FinLab acts as an asset manager and manages assets in the three-digit million-dollar range. Frankfurt am Main
  • FLUXUNIT – OSRAM Ventures – Fluxunit is the corporate venture capital unit of OSRAM. Acting as early-stage investors, our goal is to engage with startups that develop innovative, scalable business models and technologies shaping the world we live in. München, Bayern
  • Founders – Founders is owned and financed by three investors, Kirkbi invest, William Demant Invest, and Heartland, which perfectly embody the traditional business building values we aspire to instill in our companies. Berlin & Copenhagen
  • Freigeist Capital – Freigeist Capital is a privately-owned investment firm working with visionary founders to fund and build disruptive technology companies. The firm is best known for its seed investments in Lilium, Kraftblock, Neufund, and Smartlane. Notable exits include Wunderlist (acquired by Microsoft), MyTaxi (acquired by Daimler), and kaufDA (acquired by Springer). Freigeist’s team of experienced founders consists of Frank Thelen, Marc Sieberger, Marcel Vogler, Alex Koch, and Niklas Hebborn. The firm specializes in identifying and backing extraordinary founders at an early stage, often before their companies have even been founded. At Freigeist, we believe startups are a key driver of innovation and progress. Ultimately, startups improve the quality and sustainability of our lives. In our 25 years of founding and supporting startups, we have been through the highest highs and lowest lows. Building a company is a tough challenge, but we can’t think of a better way to spend your professional life. Bonn
  • GENIUS Venture Capital – GENIUS finanziert innovationsgetriebene Technologiefirmen in der Frühphase der Unternehmensentwicklung. Als regionaler Venture Capital Investor sind wir Partner für Startups in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, der seine Portfoliounternehmen aktiv beim Unternehmensaufbau unterstützt, bei strategischen Fragen der Unternehmensentwicklung berät und sein breites Netzwerk zur Verfügung stellt. GENIUS wurde im Jahr 1998 auf Initiative des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern als 100%ige Tochtergesellschaft des TGZ e.V. Schwerin/Wismar gegründet und managt im Auftrag des Wirtschaftsministeriums Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Venture Capital Fonds. Schwerin
  • German Media Pool – Founded in March 2011, German Media Pool is Germany’s leading independent media for equity fund. We provide entrepreneurs with the ability to achieve breakthrough media campaigns in partnership with premium media groups. We combine experience in entrepreneurship, venture capital fund management as well as media planning. German Media Pool has invested a gross media volume in excess of €150m in more than 20 high-growth companies such ABOUT YOU, Marley Spoon (IPO), Home24 (IPO), URBANARA, 9Flats (acquired by Wyndham), MyBestBrands (acquired by SIGNA Retail), TopTarif (exit to Verivox), Danato (sold to Gruner+Jahr), Twago (acquired by Randstad) and Momox. Berlin
  • German Startups Group – German Startups Group, a Berlin-based investment company, and venture capital provider for Germany’s flourishing startup scene, finances young growth companies and also supports their set-up, funding acquisition, development, and – when the time is right – exit by providing them with business expertise. By analyzing technology trends and market developments, our team identifies, across a wide range of sectors, talented entrepreneurs with disruptive products or business models and high scalability, to which we have early access thanks to our close connections in the startup ecosystem. Our active investments, of which there are currently nearly 40, constitute a stage-agnostic cross-section of, in our view, promising “startups made in Germany.” Berlin
  • German Ventures – German Ventures is an investor for early-stage US and German technology start-ups in the Media, Internet, and Mobile Industries to accelerate their business growth in Germany and Europe. We support start-ups with capital investments, strategic & operational expertise, and offer an extensive network within Germany and the US. The development of new digital businesses was also always part of our success.
  • Global Founders Capital – Global Founders Capital is a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs worldwide.  Berlin
  • Grazia Equity – Based in Stuttgart, Grazia has been supporting a large number of mostly young companies, often from their foundation to the Initial Public Offering or eventual sale. In contrast to other venture capital firms, we predominantly work with our own capital that we invest as entrepreneurs.  Stuttgart
  • Hasso Plattner Ventures – HPV currently manages two funds of over 150m Euro. HPV I started in 2005 with 50m Euro, mainly invested by Prof. Plattner, focusing on early-stage software companies in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
  • HCS Beteiligungsgesellschaft – a German venture capital firm in the management of large and medium-sized companies. For more than ten years, they have been involved in companies facing special entrepreneurial challenges, such as initial market entry, internationalization, the establishment of new business areas, or corporate succession. The focus of their investment strategy is on companies that distinguish themselves through their technical expertise and their market potential. In the case of companies established on the market, which strive for a new strategic positioning, they usually only consider a majority stake, whereas, in the case of young companies that are being set up, they usually take minority stakes. Here, they typically invest between 0.5 and 5.0 million euros. Frankfurt
  • Heartcore Capital  – an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams. Berlin, Copenhagen & Paris
  • High-Tech Gründerfonds – High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven start-ups. With around EUR 900 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge almost 600 start-ups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion, its team of experienced investment managers and startup experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in the fields of digital business models, industrial technology, life sciences, chemistry, and related business areas. To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2.4 billion into the HTGF portfolio via more than 1,500 follow-on financing rounds. HTGF has also successfully sold interests in more than 100 companies. Bonn
  • hub:raum – connecting tech entrepreneurs and startup companies with the network, capital, and business opportunities of Deutsche Telekom. For this hub:raum offers investments and also runs programs in focus fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Smart Home, Internet of Things, and Big Data. Since 2012, hub:raum has built a portfolio of more than 20 investments and maintains an ecosystem of around 200 startups. Berlin
  • HV Holtzbrinck Ventures – With more than € 1 billion under management, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures is one of the largest and most experienced independent European early-stage venture funds. For almost 20 years, we have believed in the disruptive potential of the Internet. During this time, funds managed or advised by us have invested in over 160 companies, including great successes like Zalando, Delivery Hero, HelloFresh, Flixbus, SumUp, Scalable Capital, and many others.  Berlin & Munich
  • IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft – IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH is providing venture capital for Berlin-based technology-oriented companies and companies from the creative industries. Berlin
  • IFB Innovationsstarter – Als Tochter der Hamburgischen Investitions- und Förderbank fördern wir innovative Existenzgründungen und junge, innovative Unternehmen in Hamburg, um die Hamburger Startup-Szene zu stärken und zum Aufbau aussichtsreicher Unternehmen beizutragen. Zu diesem Zweck haben wir mit InnoFounder, InnoRampUp und dem Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg drei sich ideal ergänzende Programme, mit denen wir branchenübergreifend vielversprechende Startups fördern können. InnoFounder unterstützt insbesondere digitale, content- und medienorientierte Startups in der Vorgründungs- und Gründungsphase. InnoRampUp fördert primär technologisch, innovative Unternehmen und Existenzgründer mit Zuschüssen. Der Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg beteiligt sich an Startups und stellt ihnen Risikokapital zur Verfügung.  Hamburg
  • innogy Ventures – innogy Ventures is the venture capital arm of innogy SE, one of Europe’s largest utility companies. Our purpose is to find the best teams that strive to make the world a better place. Essen
  • Investitionsbank Berlin – Die Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) ist die Förderbank des Landes Berlin mit den Geschäftsfeldern Wirtschaftsförderung sowie Immobilien- und Stadtentwicklung. Mit monetären Förderangeboten, fundierter Finanzierungsberatung und umfassenden Coachings unterstützt die Bank gezielt kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU), Start-ups und Gründer in Berlin.
  • IONIQ – The IONIQ Group is an internationally active platform-builder with the mission of shaping Europe’s digital future. In pursuing this goal, IONIQ has proceeded industry by industry: in 2011, IONIQ started with the data and advertising market, building internationally successful companies like Zeotap in the process. From 2014 on, IONIQ developed Europe’s leading fintech platform, finleap. Since 2017, IONIQ is driving the digitalization of healthcare with its digital health platform Heartbeat Labs. To date, IONIQ Group has built more than 20 companies with over 1,200 employees in more than 10 locations globally. IONIQ Group was founded in 2011 as HitFox GmbH by a team including Jan Beckers, Hendrik Krawinkel and Tim Koschella.
  • IVC Venture Capital – IVC Venture Capital AG is a leading European Venture Capital firm with the ambition to help the best entrepreneurs build the most successful companies in their fields of expertise. We invest in companies in the sectors of high-tech, internet, IT, and telecommunication at an early stage. Our contribution to success in the growth phase of these companies is not limited to the capital. The money we provide goes along with our experience in company building and industry expertise as well as the respect for the values and the contribution of entrepreneurs we work with.  Bad Homburg
  • JOIN Capital – an early-stage VC focused on pre-Series A investments in Industry 4.0 and enterprise tech. Led by Managing Partners Tobias Schirmer, Jan Borgstädt, and Sebastian von Ribbentrop, JOIN identifies and invests in European startups that demonstrate product-market fit in technologies such as AI, IoT, Machine Learning, 5G and analytics for an increasingly digitized enterprise sector. Berlin
  • June Fund – a global technology investor, backed by leading industrial minds. June invests into new paradigms across all stages – from networks to infrastructures to open software platforms. We take a macro-thematic view on technological progress, new economic models, and value creation. June’s breadth of experience, intellectual curiosity, and long-term thinking have attracted exceptional teams and individuals. Berlin
  • Kennet Partners – Kennet is a technology growth equity investor. We invest in established, fast-growing companies providing information technology products and business services that leverage technology. Kennet provides expansion capital to businesses that want to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value in partnership with an experienced investor. We currently have over $700 million under management and have offices in London, Frankfurt, and Silicon Valley.
  • KfW – one of the world’s leading promotional banks. Since 1948 KfW has been committed to improving economic, social and ecological living conditions all around the world on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany and the federal states. To do this, it supplied funds totaling EUR 75.5 billion in 2018 alone; of this total, 40% was spent on measures aimed at protecting the climate and the environment. Frankfurt am Main
  • KIZOO Technology Capital – KIZOO provides mentoring, seed, and early-stage financing with a focus on rejuvenation biotech. Having been entrepreneurs, VCs and mentors in both, high growth tech and biotech companies ourselves for many years with multiple exits and massive value created for the founders, we now bring this experience to the emerging field of rejuvenation biotech – a young industry that will eventually become much bigger than today’s largest technology markets. Karlsruhe
  • Kompass Digital Ventures – Kompass Digital is the VC arm of a Single Family Office with an Investment focus on Financial Services, Digital Health, and Smart Home. Through early-stage investments, we aim to back digital, EU-based startups with the potential to shape industries and expand their reach globally. We consider lead and co-investments in the following areas: Financial Services, Digital Health, and Smart Home. Berlin
  • La Famiglia – We are a small venture capital fund. But in particular, we are La Famiglia – a loyal family of entrepreneurs, business angels, family businesses, conglomerates, and industry leaders who invest smart capital alongside their experience, networks, and skills. Our business angels and entrepreneurs work hard alongside our founders to bring in operational knowledge. Our industry leaders and magnates from the “old economy” bring in powerful global reach, capital, and scale. We bring in a whiff of “old money,” related values, experience, and global reach in addition to our business angels and entrepreneurs from the “digital world.” Berlin
  • Lakestar – Lakestar is a European Venture Capital firm that was founded by Klaus Hommels, one of Europe’s leading venture capitalists. Our team partners with early and growth-stage entrepreneurs, investing in ambitious internet and technology companies that can achieve a global scale. We have invested in many of the companies that define today’s digital economy. This includes Facebook, Spotify, Skype, Opendoor, Omio (formerly GoEuro), FiveAI, and Revolut. Lakestar has a presence in Zurich, Berlin, London, New York, and Hong Kong.
  • LBBW Venture Capital GmbH – LBBW Venture invests in brilliant entrepreneurs raising a late seed, Series A or Series B round within the DACH region. We focus on startups within the following three themes: 1. Deep/B2B/EnterpriseTech, 2. FinTech and 3. Life Science / HealthTech. Initial tickets amount to 0.5 to 5M Euros. We provide growth support through e.g. the large network of LBBW enterprise clients as well as direct business opportunities for core Fintechs. Stuttgart
  • LeadX Capital Partners – LeadX Capital Partners supports fast-growing, digitalization-focused products, and solutions targeting the hospitality-, retail- and food-tech sectors. Over the last two years, LeadX has become one of the largest investors in these areas, with a portfolio of over 50 investments. LeadX has a stage-agnostic, flexible investment approach and typically invests €5-30m per company. Munich
  • Linden Capital – a Venture Capital firm based out of Berlin, Germany. It is focused on investing in early stages in emerging digital brands at the intersection of technology and creativity. The real relevance of an idea stems from its quality and originality – combined with clear focus and determination to take it to the next level of significance. Linden Capital combines subject matter expertise with an entrepreneurial spirit and an international network of peers to best support its portfolio companies. Berlin
  • LITTLEROCK GmbH – We seek to invest in seed and early-stage businesses with a sweet spot on pre-series A and Series A financing rounds. We look to partner with ambitious entrepreneurs who are working on ideas that have the potential to disrupt their respective landscape from every angle within the next years. LITTLEROCK is an active investor, leading or co-leading investment rounds. We make early-stage initial investments in start-ups typically post-launch, with impressive evidence for the proof-of-concept of the underlying business model/scalability. We are looking for founding teams and/ or start-ups that tackle big markets, bring something new to the table, and execute scalable business models. Beyond that, we seek visionary, disciplined, and inspiring founders who, like us, love challenging the status quo. Düsseldorf
  • Main Icubator – Wir sind die R&D Unit der Commerzbank Gruppe. Uns bewegen Themen wie Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Cloud, Biometrics, Robotics und viele mehr. Über strategische Investments in tech-getriebene Startups begleiten wir Innovationen und machen sie der Commerzbank und ihren Kunden zugänglich. Mit der Entwicklung eigener Prototypen gestalten wir selbst aktiv Innovationen. Ihr wollt Euch live und in Farbe ein Bild von uns machen? Dann kommt doch einfach bei unserer monatlichen Eventreihe „Between the Towers“ vorbei: immer am ersten Dienstagabend des Monats auf dem Campus Westend! Frankfurt
  • MAIRDUMONT VENTURES – the venture capital arm of the MAIRDUMONT Group and has been supporting digital travel companies in their future growth since 2015. MAIRDUMONT VENTURES uses its unique sector focus “Travel”​ to dive deeply into different business models and to evaluate potentials together with our portfolio companies. We have extensive know-how and can leverage the huge network of the MAIRDUMONT Group – with well-known brands such as Marco Polo, DuMont, Baedeker, Kompass, or Falk – to offer our portfolio companies not only financial resources but also strategic and operational support. We invest in fast-growing, early-stage, and innovative companies that revolutionize travel. These can be solutions for end customers (B2C) as well as business customers (B2B). Ostfildern
  • Make a Start-Up Angel Fund – MAS Angel Fund invests in and helps grow awesome tech startup companies. MAS Angel Fund is led by the Berlin-based Entrepreneur and Business Angel, Benjamin Rohé. We are NOT your ordinary company builder or VC firm.
  • Media Ventures – a private venture capital company headquartered in Cologne, Germany. In their search for teams and ideas, they provide help at all stages, from start-up to growth, all the way until a company reaches maturity. they concentrate on Europe, with an emphasis on Germany, and have a broad market focus that is not industry-dependent. The package of services they offer is unique. Cologne
  • MIG Verwaltungs AG (MIG AG) –  one of the leading German VC Investors. MIG invests in deep technology from early to later stage. They manage MIG Fonds, funds used to finance entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in various stages of development. As a venture capital investor, they have already funneled nearly 500 million Euro into start-up ventures and as such has helped more than 30 outstanding business ideas become a reality. MIG currently manages 16 MIG public venture funds regulated by BAFIN with a total of 1.0 bn Euro of committed capital from more than 50.000 private investors. MIG is currently invested in a portfolio of 26 companies. Munich
  • MobilityFund -Backing the best European mobility startups. MobilityFund invests in disruptive mobility startups with ambitious founders from Seed to Series A and onwards. Our experienced team includes entrepreneurs from Europe and Silicon Valley who partner with our companies as they scale to become global leaders. Hamburg
  • Monkfish Equity – As founders, we have raised (and spent) over 100 m € and experienced the full life-cycle of a startup, from idea generation to rapid growth (and decline) and successful exits. As investors, we reflect on the experiences made. We offer lean terms, little requirements, and a fast decision. Leipzig
  • Mountain Alliance – We invest in digital, disruptive, and scalable businesses driven by passionate teams. Munich
  • Munich Re Ventures – Our experienced investors work closely with the Munich Re Group businesses across the globe to fund and partner with the best-emerging companies that are developing new technologies and business models – and risks – for tomorrow’s world. Munich
  • Munich Venture Partners – Munich Venture Partners (MVP) is a European venture capital investor backing entrepreneurs driving the eco-industrial revolution with transformative technologies. The investment focus is on sectors with CO2 emission-intensive value chains: energy, mobility, agriculture and food, and industrial technologies. MVP has more than 15 years of experience investing in cleantech start-ups across Europe, including investments in recent success cases relayr and sonnen. Munich
  • Nauta Capital The main areas of interest include B2B Software propositions, disruptive Digital Media companies, and enabling technologies for Mobile and the Internet. Nauta Capital has €300+ million under management and over 40 portfolio companies. Barcelona, London & Munich
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
  • Next Media Accelerator – next media accelerator is an independent accelerator funded by over 30 media outlets in Germany and Austria. NMA invests in early-stage media tech startups from Europe, Israel, and the USA providing innovative solutions to disrupt the media.  Hamburg
  • NFQ Capital – NFQ accelerates the success of entrepreneurs with a current team of 300 specialists delivering company-building services including strategy, engineering, operational scaling, recruiting, business development, product delivery, and product marketing. With more than 10 years of experience in eCommerce and Travel, we provide technology excellence. NFQ invests – we see ourselves as the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs” and we take a very hands-on approach to investing. We strongly believe that the key to successful investing lies not just in finding the next outstanding internet brand – but in helping to create it. We focus on later-stage growth phases but do also seed and incubation stages. NFQ has offices in Europe, Southeast Asia, and San Francisco.
  • NWZ Digital – Die NWZ Mediengruppe ist das führende Medienunternehmen in Nordwest-Niedersachsen mit Stammsitz in Oldenburg. Zu ihr gehört die Nordwest-Zeitung als der wichtigste Informationsanbieter in Nordwest-Niedersachsen. Die Tradition als familiengeführtes Unternehmen und die Verwurzelung in der Region, gepaart mit Unternehmergeist über Generationen, haben über die vergangenen Jahrzehnte zu einem kontinuierlichen Wachstum und zur Erschließung neuer Geschäftsfelder, auch über die Region hinaus, geführt. So gehört die Tochtergesellschaft NWZ Funk und Fernsehen bspw. heute zu den fünf größten Eigentümern von Radiobeteiligungen in ganz Deutschland. Die NWZ Mediengruppe verfolgt eine konsequente Digitalisierungsstrategie und diversifiziert ihre Aktivitäten mit Hilfe von Beteiligungen. Damit stellt sich die NWZ Mediengruppe für die Zukunft breiter auf. Oldenburg
  • Obotritia Capital – a private investment firm with a broad investment focus covering the listed and unlisted markets. Their investment portfolio includes real estate, venture capital, financial services, and other corporate opportunities where they see scope to add value. Potsdam
  • Partech – With €1B under active management, Partech is consistently ranked among the top 10 VC funds worldwide and number one in Europe by Preqin (the US leading independent research organization). San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, and Dakar.
  • Paua Ventures – Paua Ventures is a Venture Capital investor based in Berlin, focusing on early-stage and seed investments. The current portfolio consists of start-ups from new-media technologies, eCommerce, and mobile, both in B2B-, as well as B2C- fields. Berlin
  • Peppermint Venture Partners (PVP) – a private venture capital firm is investing in early-stage healthcare companies across Europe with a focus on medical devices, digital health, and platform technology companies. Berlin
  • Picus Capital – Picus Capital is an early-stage technology investment firm with a long-term investment philosophy. We work together with daring technology companies to build successful global companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow. Munich
  • Point Nine Capital – Point Nine Capital is a Berlin-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on early-stage Internet investments in areas such as Software as a Service (SaaS), marketplace, and mobile technology. The fund and its managers, Pawel Chudzinski and Christoph Janz have backed many highly successful Internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Clio, Shiftplanning, Vend, Westwing, and Zendesk at their earliest stages. In early 2015, Point Nine announced the closing of a new $60 million fund, Point Nine Capital Fund III. Berlin.
  • Project A – Project A is a venture capital investor focusing on early-stage startups with €440m assets under management. In addition to capital, Project A provides operational support to its portfolio companies through their 100 functional experts across the startup building stack. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, uberall, Homeday, Spryker, Kry, and Voi. Berlin, London & Stockholm
  • PropTech1 Ventures – The first venture capital fund in Germany focussed on PropTech startups and the digitization of the real estate industry. Berlin
  • Reimann Investors – Reimann Investors is the family office of the Reimann corporate family members that ended their participation in the earlier family corporation in the late 1990s. We focus our investments on two areas: capital market investments and corporate direct investments. Our capital market investments are entrepreneurial in character, highly liquid, and serve the overarching purpose of maintaining the invested capital in real terms and increasing it with moderate risk. In doing so, we follow an active management approach with an expanded core-satellite strategy and predominantly invest in passive products, such as ETFs in particular. We focus our corporate direct investments on young and rapidly growing companies in the fields of FinTech, financial services, SaaS, e-commerce, and digitalization. We see ourselves as a strategic, active partner working in close cooperation with company management to supervise and promote the development of the business. Grünwald
  • Rheingau Founders – Rheingau Founders is a Berlin-based Venture Capital firm active since 2011. Focusing on pre-seed to Series A investments in Europe, predominantly B2B in the fields of InsurTech, eHealth, Marketplaces, Software as a Service, and construction tech. Rheingau targets start-ups that have the potential to sustainably disrupt existing processes and value chains. Besides the financial investment, we offer strategic support through the mentorship of our partners. Furthermore, there is a possibility to co-found companies if a great idea can be converted into a fast-growing tech start-up. Berlin
  • Rocket Internet – Rocket Internet incubates, builds, and operationally develops internet-based business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Besides, it strategically invests in complementary internet and technology companies globally to build out its network. Rocket Internet’s companies are active in a large number of countries around the world. Rocket Internet is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) and is included in the MDAX index Berlin
  • Santo Venture Capital GmbH – a German venture capital fund headquartered in Holzkirchen, Germany. It is a subsidiary of ATHOS Service, the family office of twin pharmaceutical executives Thomas and Andreas Strüngmann, founders of generic drug manufacturer Hexal AG. The firm was founded in 2011. The fund invests in healthcare, biopharmaceutical, energy, e-commerce, and logistics. It primarily makes Series A and later round fundings. Santo Venture Capital’s average investment ranges from €5 million to €20 million.
  • Seed + Speed Ventures – seed + speed Ventures is a Venture Capital firm from Berlin, investing mainly in (B2B) seed-stage software startups from the German-speaking region. Berlin
  • Senovo – Senovo focuses on early-stage B2B SaaS investments. We fund outstanding entrepreneurs and teams building world-class products, and generally get involved soon after product launch, during the Series A. We invest up to EUR 3m in investment rounds of EUR 1-5m and plan reserves to support you in later rounds. Munich
  • Seven Ventures – SevenVentures is the first and worldwide leading venture capital firm that accelerates the growth of B2C companies with cash and media investments and operational support. SevenVentures is a part of the listed ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and is the group’s investment unit. We operate a flexible investment model consisting of minority investments and media cooperations, where portfolio companies receive financial support, TV advertising time, and other services in return for equity or revenue shares. We usually stay invested in our portfolio companies for two to three years. Within this time frame, we can significantly contribute to driving the company’s revenue and enterprise value. Unterföhring
  • SHS Gesellschaft fur Beteiligungsmanagement – We invest in healthcare, medical technology, digital health, diagnostics, and life science companies across German-speaking countries (D-A-CH), Benelux, and Scandinavia. Our investments include venture capital investments in young companies and private equity investments in mid-tier companies.  Tübingen
  • signals Venture Capital – A next-gen independent B2B fund backing the new frontier of organizations. Commitment: €100m Investment Area: Enterprise, SME, and B2B back-end business automation through machine learning Geography: Focus on Europe Stage: Post-Seed Sectors: Horizontal sector-agnostic solutions Investments: €1m to €3m. Berlin
  • Signature Ventures – We are a network and research-driven VC investors with a focus on equity investments in early-stage Blockchain startups across Europe. We believe Blockchain marks the next step in the evolution of digital transformation by shifting the paradigm from centralized data silos to decentralized, open data flows with the user at the heart of it. Berlin
  • Silicon Valley Bank – For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides a full range of financial services and expertise to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world. Frankfurt & London
  • SpeedInvest – Leading early-stage venture fund focussed on FinTech, Industry, Marketplaces, internet, and mobile startups with offices in Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany), Berlin (Germany), London (UK) and Silicon Valley (US) and invested in 130+ startups since 2011. Today €230MM AuM across two horizontal and three focus funds. We are now raising the next horizontal fund Si 3, target size €175MM!
  • Speedinvest x – a Micro VC fund under the Speedinvest-umbrella that focuses on early-stage investments in entrepreneurs who are building tomorrow’s platforms and businesses in network effects and the technologies that enable them. We have a firm conviction that the “platform trend” is here to stay and has just begun: Centralized or decentralized network effects will continue to “eat the world” enabled by new technologies in areas that we cannot even imagine today. Berlin
  • Statkraft Ventures – Statkraft Ventures is a trustful long-term partner for founders by providing venture capital and expertise. The company is backed by Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. Düsseldorf
  • STS Ventures – Sky To Street Ventures partners with entrepreneurs to provide the experience and guidance needed to turn a brilliant idea into an exceptional business. Our team of business, technology, and finance executives ensures that every aspect of the business is strategically addressed and intelligently crafted. We are committed to preserving the integrity of the entrepreneur’s vision as we design the business model to be well aligned with the current business climate.
  • Surplus Invest – Surplus Invest is a Munich-based early-stage venture capital firm with a focus on PropTech investments in Europe. We partner with outstanding tech-entrepreneurs and teams who strive to fundamentally change the real estate industry. We share our expertise, we support in tackling challenging roadblocks and we leverage our real estate network to enable our portfolio companies to scale their business successfully. We started out at the end of 2016 investing in B2B SaaS companies across industries and have build up strong expertise in this area. Now we shift our focus to PropTech to unleash the concentrated expertise of our investors. Munich
  • Target Global – Target Global is an international investment firm headquartered in Berlin, with €800m+ in assets under management. With offices in London, Tel Aviv, and Barcelona, we connect the key European startup ecosystems and leverage the unique DNA of each of our target geographies, across our global network. Building on our experienced team with substantial operational and investment experience, we help exceptional entrepreneurs to build market leaders. Target Global invests across multiple stages, investing in fast-growing tech companies, targeting trillion € markets. Our Partners have been investing for more than 15 years in the digital technology space, backing some of the key European success stories. The Target Global portfolio includes companies such as Auto1, Delivery Hero, Omio (formerly GoEuro), TravelPerk, and WeFox. Berlin
  • Target Partners – Target Partners invests in young technology companies in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Through our personal commitment, a global network, and our deep experience as entrepreneurs, managers, and venture capital investors, we support you in building a great company. With 300 million Euro under management, Target Partners is one of the leading venture capital investors in Germany. Munich
  • TEV Ventures – We are a Venture Capital firm with a focus on early growth stages after a company has shown the first traction in its respective market, looking to partner with entrepreneurs that change the lives of millions across the globe in the areas of Consumer Internet, Digital Services and Software & Technology. Our focus is investments with initial volumes in the range of 3-8m EUR, occasionally we also do seed. We are a stable companion for those we partner with and have the ability to invest up to 50m EUR over the lifecycle of an investment. Essen
  • TGFS – Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen – Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) is a regional venture capital company that invests in startups and young companies in the high technology area headquartered or located in the State of Saxony / Germany. In addition to our vast network and experience, we support startups with investments from € 0.1 to € 5 million. Relevant sectors include ICT (Software/Industry 4.0/IoT/Big Data Analysis), Semiconductor- and Microsystemstechnology, Medical Technology/Health Sciences, Electronics, Sensor Technology, New Materials, New Media, and Cleantech. Leipzig
  • The FamilyThe Family nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital. Berlin, London & Paris
  • Think.Health – Think.Health invests as a boutique risk-taker in healthcare ventures. We continuously seek innovations and disruptive business models in digital healthcare, medical technologies, and health service providers. Fürstenfeldbruck
  • Tiburon – Tiburon, led by Daniel Wild, has been investing successfully into inspiring founders for over a decade. We have made it our mission to support innovative startups to achieve more. Munich
  • TVM Capital Life Science – TVM Capital Life Science operates with an integrated team from its offices in Montreal and Munich. Our mission is to invest in promising entrepreneurs, the development of exciting life science products, and the growth of substantial companies in the field that are or aspire to be innovative leaders in their market segment. Munich
  • Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners – Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners) is a Munich-based early-stage venture capital firm investing in European B2B startups in the fields of Enterprise Software, Mobility, and Industrial Technologies. Munich
  • Ventech – The firm’s primary geographical focuses are, for the European fund, France, DACH region, and the Nordics. The firm typically invests between €2 million and €5 million in Series A rounds. It can also invest smaller amounts between €0.1 million and €1 million in Seed rounds. The firm seeks to be a lead investor, especially in Series A rounds, and take a board seat. Paris, Munich, and Helsinki.
  • Verdane Capital – We invest in growth businesses whose development and proven potential are underpinned by technology, and supported by long-term structural growth trends, such as offline-to-online migrations, demographic shifts, or changing consumer habits. Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo, Stockholm
  • Vito Ventures – We back ambitious founders and startups applying cutting-edge technology to challenge and re-invent the way of doing business. We believe that superb engineering and radical entrepreneurial thinking is needed to tackle the major challenges of the upcoming decades. With our investments, we empower startups, which will make a difference both within their industry and beyond. We look out for teams who question the status quo and think big. Our founders should be rigorous executors and creative visionaries who are restless to disrupt their industries. Based in Munich, we support successful early stage and growth phase startups with no geographical limitation: Internet of Things, Machine Intelligence, Frontier Tech Hardware, Distributed Ledger Technologies, Autonomous Systems, Cyber Security, New Age enterprise software. Munich
  • Vorwerk Ventures – Vorwerk Ventures is the venture capital fund of Vorwerk Group. Our investment focus is global and sector-wise on direct-to-consumer business models as well as on enabling technologies. We are proud to have invested in and worked with companies like MeinAuto, HelloFresh, Flaschenpost, Gestigon, TennisPoint, Lillydoo, Ottonova, Thermondo, Neato Robotics, and many others. Berlin
  • Wellington Partners – Wellington Partners is one of the most successful pan-European venture capital firms. With funds totalling over € 800 million, we have invested throughout Europe in companies that have the potential to become real market leaders for more than 15 years. We are committed to providing outstanding entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to fund their strategies. We typically lead financing rounds ranging from € 0.5 million to € 20 million. Depending on the maturity of the company, our own commitment can go as high as € 15 million. Munich
  • Wermuth Asset Management – Wermuth Asset Management (WAM) is a Family Office that also acts as a BAFIN-regulated investment consultant. The company specializes in impact investments in resource-efficient companies through its Green Gateway Funds. The funds provide growth equity to European SMEs focused on resource-efficient products and services. Through private equity, listed assets, infrastructure, and real assets, the company invests in equity and directly through its own funds and third-party funds. WAM adheres to the UN Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI). Berlin
  • WestTech Ventures – WestTech Ventures is a Berlin-based VC firm focused on pre-seed & seed investments in Germany in the fields of B2B SaaS in different verticals, and Enterprise Software as well as Mobility and New Work. Berlin
  • yabeo – yabeo is a venture investment and advisory company that makes early-stage investments in technology companies and develops them sustainably with a high-performance impact. yabeo stands for ‘smart capital’, managed by experienced professionals – successful entrepreneurs, executives, and investors who contribute their experience from digital companies with a focus on FinTech, InsurTech, HealthTech, and DeepTech. Our goal is to invest in A and B funding rounds of technology-driven companies that drive change in their segment by redefining existing rules through new technology and innovative business models. We educate, connect and use the innovation ecosystems and networks of start-ups, growth companies, corporations, founders, technology experts, executives, regulators, universities, and leading schools of thought – all of whom have a common interest: to effect change and bring the benefits of digitalization to the ‘real’ world.  Grünwald

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