WE INVEST IN PEOPLE.

VENTURE CAPITAL FOR HIGH-TECH FOUNDERS.

MADE IN GERMANY.
122
Exits & IPOs
595
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€ 895.5
Mio. under Management
35
Fundinvestors

HTGF is THE seed investor for innovative technologies and business models. We are successful in supporting the best founders whose ideas can revolutionize entire industries and improve people’s lives. From the foundation of a start-up to its exit.

Founders tread an unknown path. Anyone who founds a company along with us has an experienced partner at their side. We know how financing works because we have already accompanied almost 600 start-ups on their journey and achieved more than 100 exits, including IPOs. If you are successful, then so are we.

Above all, we know what makes founders tick, what hopes and expectations they have – but also what challenges await them. We’ll stay on board even if the going gets tough. In doing so, we support our portfolio companies as a sparring partner.

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+++ HTGF Exit Ubermetrics +++

Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds – UNICEPTA acquires social intelligence specialist Ubermetrics UNICEPTA is a global full-service provider for media and marketing intelligenceBerlin-based start-up Ubermetrics has developed a content intelligence platform to meet…

+++ HTGF Financing Series A Filestage +++

Newion led a € 2.8M investment round in Filestage – with current investor HTGF and Carsten Maschmeyer’s Seed+Speed Filestage, the Online Proofing SaaS platform, has received €2.8M in a Series A investment round led by Newion, together with current investor…

+++ HTGF Investment DCUBED +++

Boost for “New Space made in Germany” through investment by HTGF and ILV in Munich-based Start-up DCUBED The German New Space Start-up DCUBED is now backed by the investors High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Interlink Ventures (ILV) , and can now scale the…

How passion and expertise led to a billion-euro exit

As a High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) partner, Dr. Bernd Goergen has just signed the most successful exit in HTGF history. US pharmaceutical…

Successful Internationalisation

Markus Kurch joined Crealytics as Chief Operating Officer in 2013. He was given the important task of internationalising the online marketing…

We work as a team. Our investment managers contribute a great deal of experience and expertise. They are not only financing experts, but many of them have also founded their own companies or bring years of industry experience or specialized scientific know-how with them.

Our start-ups become part of the #HTGFFamily, one of the strongest networks in the high-tech venture sector, where we use our expertise to actively support growth, customer acquisition, hiring, co-investment and follow-up financing.

Facts and Figures

Sector focus?

We invest in start-ups in the fields of industrial technology, digital tech, life sciences and chemistry.

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Investment criteria?

Your start-up is less than three years old and its headquarters are in Germany. Start-ups from abroad need a clear connection to Germany.

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Financing?

We invest flexibly according to the needs of the start-up.

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Investment volume?

In the seed round up to 1 million euros. In total we can invest up to 3 million euros in a start-up.

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Added Value!

We are sparring partners in all questions regarding the development of start-ups and will open doors for you.

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Become Part of the HTGF Family

Are you the founder of a high-tech start-up? Does your company match our industry focus and meet our investment criteria? Then we look forward to getting to know you and your company! Send us your pitch deck directly – feedback is guaranteed.

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