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FundaMental Pharma launches with EUR 10 million in Seed financing led by BGV and Thuja Capital to advance a First-in-Class neuroprotectant

17. November 2022
FundaMental Pharma launches with EUR 10 million in Seed financing led by BGV and Thuja Capital to advance a First-in-Class neuroprotectant Heidelberg, Germany – 17 November 2022 – FundaMental Pharma GmbH (“FundaMental”), a preclinical neuroscience company spun out of Heidelberg University, today announces that it has launched with EUR 10 million in seed financing led by BioGeneration Ventures (BGV) and Thuja …

How do you sell solutions to the public sector as a start-up?

16. November 2022
Start-up Stories How do you sell solutions to the public sector as a start-up? Large parts of our school system are stuck in the 20th century. It’s a reality that we’ve certainly come to understand since the pandemic, if not before. Many schools found it really tough to make the switch to remote teaching, often due to a lack of …

What have you learnt? Episode 3 with Lymphaticas Valentina Triacca

16. November 2022
Triacca Valentina What have you learnt? Episode 3 with Lymphaticas Valentina Triacca What have you learnt? This is a question we’re putting to company founders from our portfolio. Because if you found a start-up, run a company, make investments or work in management, you are learning something new every single day. You also have to deal with new situations. And continue to …

Built on a firm belief: The greentech node.energy

13. October 2022
Built on a firm belief: The greentech node.energy “To achieve success, you need perseverance.” It’s a phrase you might hear in the world of professional sport, but it’s also true for entrepreneurs, says Matthias Karger. The former professional volleyball player is now Co-Founder and Managing Director of HTGF portfolio company node.energy. The greentech’s software-as-a-service solution helps companies with their own …

What have you learnt? Episode 2 with finmarie’s Rica Klitzke

13. October 2022
What have you learnt? Episode 2 with finmarie’s Rica Klitzke What have you learnt? This is a question we’re putting to company founders from our portfolio. Because if you found a start-up, run a company, make investments or work in management, you are learning something new every single day. You also have to deal with new situations. And continue to …

Episode 1 : What have you learnt? With Miriam Mertens and Peter Goeke from DeepSkill

13. September 2022
Episode 1 : What have you learnt? With Miriam Mertens and Peter Goeke from DeepSkill What have you learnt? This is a question we’re putting to company founders from our portfolio. Because if you found a start-up, run a company, make investments or work in management, you are learning something new every single day. You also have to deal with …

Our mission? To help more people!

13. September 2022
Our mission? To help more people! Cervical cancer is the most common type of cancer of the female genital organs. In Germany, there are more than 4,600 new cases of women affected by this tumour each year, according to the German Cancer Society (DKG). Conventional testing procedures are very unreliable. The team at HTGF portfolio company oncgnostics has therefore developed …

From the sandpit to product-market fit: Instagrid features in HTGF Start-up Stories

10. August 2022
From the sandpit to product-market fit: Instagrid features in HTGF Start-up Stories How do I find product-market fit? How do you find the right idea to start a business? And why is it so important to design a prototype early on? These are just some of the many questions that Andreas Sedlmayr, one of Instagrid’s founders, has got the answers …

“A strong signal, especially for start-ups”

6. July 2022
HTGF Geschäftsführung “A strong signal, especially for start-ups” High-Tech Gründerfonds is launching its fourth fund, HTGF IV, which has secured over €400 million in commitments at first closing. That makes it the seed investor’s biggest fund to date. Dr. Robert Habeck, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, recently announced the first closing of the fund at the HTGF Family …

GWA Hygiene and Dräger: From collaboration to investment

18. May 2022
Dräger GWA Hygiene BB GWA Hygiene and Dräger: From collaboration to investment How does a company specialized in medical and safety technology with a more than 130-year history end up getting together with a six-year-old start-up? Common goals, collaboration on an equal footing and good partners are key aspects in this regard. That is at least according to Jens Altmann, President Business Unit Data …