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Edtech startup Sdui extends Series A funding round to €25 million

1. February 2023
Edtech startup Sdui extends Series A funding round to €25 million 2023-02-01, Koblenz (Germany) – German startup Sdui secures follow-on funding to invest in scaling the business. Sdui builds the operating system foreveryday digital education and facilitates communication and organisation in schools and daycare centres with functions such as chat, digital class book or cloud. By focusing on internationalization and …

German startup Maya Climate closes €1.2M pre-seed round to their global natural capital project financing platform to market

1. February 2023
German startup Maya Climate closes €1.2M pre-seed round to their global natural capital project financing platform to market Funding round led by High-Tech Gründerfonds, alongside Antler and high profile business angels Maya Climate’s platform will provide project financing for natural capital projects – an investment market set to grow to $100bn per annum by 2030 Pre-seed funding will be used …

Refined Laser Systems Raises €2.7m to Diagnose Cancer in Minutes

26. January 2023
Refined Laser Systems Raises €2.7m to Diagnose Cancer in Minutes Refined Laser Systems has developed an innovative microscopy procedure to support pathology in diagnosing cancer within minutes and avoid revision surgeries. The investment was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds and APEX Ventures alongside Onsight Ventures, NRW.BANK, and Papst Venture Capital. The Seed funding will be used to develop an intraoperative microscope …

Fintech Cerchia closes CHF 1.3 million financing round with HTGF and other investors to finance and hedge climate damages through a novel, decentralized marketplace

16. January 2023
Fintech Cerchia closes CHF 1.3 million financing round with HTGF and other investors to finance and hedge climate damages through a novel, decentralized marketplace CHF 1.3 million seed financing round closed with lead investor HTGF and additional private investors. Cerchia AG (“Cerchia”) has created the world’s first marketplace for direct risk transfer on the Zilliqa Blockchain. The Swiss fintech is …

Start-up stories: From science to business

12. January 2023
Start-up stories: From science to business Their first pitch deck didn’t contain a business slide. And there wasn’t any information on market potential. These were things that Dr Isabel Schellinger and Dr Uwe Raaz simply hadn’t thought of. After all, their focus was on their research, on the amazing opportunities made possible thanks to science, and on a medical solution …

refuel.green receives €1.2 million pre-seed financing for more cost-effective production of fuels from renewable electricity (e-fuels)

12. January 2023
refuel.green refuel.green receives €1.2 million pre-seed financing for more cost-effective production of fuels from renewable electricity (e-fuels) A total of €1.2 million in fresh capital for particularly innovative technology refuel.green wins HTGF as lead investor for pre-seed financing TGFS Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen and two business angels are co-investors Team buildup and first customer project planned for 2023 Dresden, January 12, 2023 – …

PraxisEins closes seven-figure seed funding to relieve GPs through digital solutions and process optimisation

11. January 2023
PraxisEins Founders PraxisEins closes seven-figure seed funding to relieve GPs through digital solutions and process optimisation Frankfurt am Main, 11 January 2023 – Health tech start-up PraxisEins raises a mid-seven-figure sum in a seed financing round. Alongside the seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), family offices and business angels from the healthcare scene are also investing – with doctors being part of the …

Swiss fintech Relio secures CHF 3m in SEED round to automate compliance for complex SMEs

10. January 2023
Swiss fintech Relio secures CHF 3m in SEED round to automate compliance for complex SMEs Relio offers SME customers a digital payment account within a short time thanks to its automated and granular compliance checking process – also for customers with more complex compliance backgrounds. The main investors in the CHF 3 million seed round include TX Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds …

VisioLab extends seed funding to €3.1m and prepares US market entry with Sodexo Live Accelerator

10. January 2023
VisioLab Founders VisioLab extends seed funding to €3.1m and prepares US market entry with Sodexo Live Accelerator Osnabrück, 10 January 2023 – VisioLab has received additional seed funding of €2 million to accelerate scaling and ramp up its activities in the US market. The start-up offers AI-based self-checkout solutions for food service providers. The financing round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), …

Cybersecurity pioneer VMRay extends Series B investment to a total of $34 million USD to drive growth into new markets

19. December 2022
Cybersecurity pioneer VMRay extends Series B investment to a total of $34 million USD to drive growth into new markets VMRay, a global player in advanced threat detection and analysis that offers solutions for enterprises, governmental organizations, and MDRs to detect and analyze the most challenging malware and phishing threats, announces the closing of a Series B led by global …