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HTGF Financing Alentis Therapeutics

15. June 2021
Alentis Therapeutics Raises USD 67 Million in Series B Financing Funding to Advance Pipeline of Anti-fibrotic Molecules into the Clinic Basel, Switzerland and Strasbourg, France, 15 June 2021 – Alentis Therapeutics, the Swiss biotech developing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases, today announced that it has raised USD67 (CHF60) million in a Series B financing round. The funding will be used primarily for …

HTGF News Solandeo

4. June 2021
EWE takes up stake in Solandeo Partnership aims at developing digital business models for the energy sector. Oldenburg, 04 June 2021 – Oldenburg-based energy and telecommunications company EWE AG is to become a new minority shareholder in Berlin technology firm Solandeo and is the second energy company after TWL AG, Ludwigshafen on the Rhine, to acquire shares in Solandeo. Solandeo …

HTGF Investment Inovedis

1. June 2021
Medtech startup Inovedis closes 7-digit seed financing round The medical technology start-up Inovedis located in Albstadt has closed a financing round of EUR 1.8 million, led by High-Tech Gründerfonds. The fund invests together with MBG Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg and Volksbank Albstadt ChancenKapital and a group of renowned angel investors. Inovedis is developing a new surgical technique for shoulder injuries based …

Full speed ahead in the same boat – A talk about Simplaex and Numaferm’s cooperation

27. May 2021
Full speed ahead in the same boat – A talk about Simplaex and Numaferm’s cooperation Let’s be honest, for a seed investor like HTGF, it’s great when portfolio companies connect and then go on to work together. And that’s exactly what happened with digital agency Ogno, a product of Simplaex, and life sciences company Numaferm. We sat down for a …

HTGF Investment dimpora

26. May 2021
Logo Dimpora The next generation of sustainable functional membranes is on the way dimpora AG closed a seed financing round with High-Tech Gründerfonds, Safer Made, and Closed Loop Partners as lead investors, joined by several other local and international investors, some with ties to the textile industry. The waterproof and breathable membranes made with dimpora’s patented technology are used in outdoor and …

HTGF Financing Series A Qnami

11. May 2021
Logo Qnami Qnami closes 4.0M CHF Series A financing round Qnami announced today the closing of a 4.0M CHF (4.4M USD) Series A financing round led by Venture Capital funds Runa Capital and SIT Capital, further supported by Seed Round investors Quantonation, Verve Ventures, ZKB Start-up Finance and the High-Tech Gründerfonds. The funds will support extension of Qnami’s patented quantum microscope technology …

HTGF Investment QphoX

Logo QphoX QphoX raises €2m to turbo-charge quantum computing with breakthrough Quantum Modem Linking quantum computers over the ‘quantum internet’ will allow them to talk to one another for the first time, enabling them to achieve more, faster.QphoX conceived the Quantum Modem at Delft University of Technology and will now develop it into a commercial product that will serve as the gateway …

HTGF Financing MetisMotion

MetisMotion: BORN2GROW, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Siemens Technology Accelerator invest 1.5 million Euro in second financing round Munich-based tech start-up MetisMotion has closed its second round of financing and received a further €1.5 million in fresh capital. As with the first financing round in December 2018, the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), BORN2GROW – a subsidiary of the ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn – and …

HTGF Investment sewts

4. May 2021
sewts logo Artifical intelligence for the textiles industry: APEX Ventures, Bayern Kapital and HTGF invest in robotics start-up sewts The German robotics start-up sewts successfully completed a seven-figure financing round. sewts develops a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, which enables industrial businesses to automate processes, during which easily deformable materials are processed, for example textiles or foils. Initially, the technology is to be used …

MYR – How passion and expertise led to a billion-euro exit

3. May 2021
How passion and expertise led to a billion-euro exit As a High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) partner, Dr. Bernd Goergen has signed the most successful exit in HTGF history to date. US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences acquired German biotech start-up MYR for roughly EUR 1.15 billion at the end of 2020. In this interview, he speaks about the fight against Hepatitis D, drug development and …