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HTGF Investment etvas

2. March 2021
Etvas successfully closes 1M seed investment round Hamburg-based fintech startup Etvas, that offers personalized value add services to customers of banks and insurance companies via its marketplace, secures 1M seed investment. The AI-based technology platform for value added services is already used by Sparkasse Bremen. The seed round, led by High-Tech Gründerfonds, together with main incubator, Sparkasse Bremen, Plug and …

HTGF Investment ActiTrexx

Newly founded biotech company ActiTrexx receives funding of € 3.5 million to develop cell therapy against transplant rejection ActiTrexx GmbH, a new biotech spin-off from the University Medical Center Mainz, Germany, has successfully closed its Series A financing. A consortium led by LBBW Venture Capital GmbH with participation from MediVentures GmbH, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Investitions- und Strukturbank Rheinland-Pfalz (ISB) invested a …

Why pivoting is a radically good move and fundamentally important

26. February 2021
Why pivoting is a radically good move and fundamentally important After more than 600 seed investments, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) has conducted a study to see how founders can perform a successful pivot. HTGF Managing Director Alex von Frankenberg presented initial results of the study at the High-Tech Partnering Days in February. Together with his colleague, Investment Manager Gregor Haidl, he …

HTGF Exit Next Kraftwerke

25. February 2021
Strong exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds – Shell to acquire Next Kraftwerke Shell is acquiring Next Kraftwerke to strengthen its position in the field of renewable energy tradingThe Cologne-based start-up Next Kraftwerke GmbH will obtain the necessary resources to fuel further growth and the development of complex new commercial products  High-Tech Gründerfonds has been an investor in the company since its …

HTGF Financing Neural Concept

23. February 2021
Neural Concept Logo With additional funding raised and a new advisory board Neural Concept is getting ready for a strong year 2021 Neural Concept, the Swiss design and engineering software company, is extremely pleased to announce new steps in its development. With the start of the year, Constantia New Business and High-Tech Grunderfonds financed the next stage of the growth by providing seed-extension …

HTGF Investment Angiolutions

17. February 2021
Gründerteam Angiolutions Angiolutions’ novel vascular implant defuses the abdominal ticking time bomb The award-winning team of the medtech startup Angiolutions successfully secured its seed financing round with High-Tech Gründerfonds, FRIBA Investment and NBank Capital. Based on the founders’ research, the company aims to prevent the deadly progression of small abdominal aortic aneurysms. We are thrilled to work with a strong investor syndicate …

HTGF Investment Crocus Labs

10. February 2021
Crocus Labs raises 300.000€ on path to launch their revolutionary LED-smart lighting system for Indoor Farming Crocus Labs, a young Startup aims to disrupt the horticulture lighting sector with novel smart LED technology. Companies’ next generation lighting solution could mean the breakthrough for sustainable and efficient Indoor Farming. Investment from the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) , a seed investor that finances …

HTGF Investment Kranus

4. February 2021
Kranus Kranus Health receives seven-figure Seed investment to revolutionize Men’s Health Today, the digital men’s health platform Kranus Health announced a seven-figure Seed investment. HTGF, A Round Capital, Venture Basecamp and Dr. Ralph Müller are joining Kranus Health as new investors in this round. In addition to new investors, existing business angels, including Konstantin Mehl (founder Foodora + Kaia Health), have …

High-Tech Partnering Days 2021 – Content

3. February 2021
German Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier: “We need to build bridges of innovation between start-ups and established companies” Ahead of the High-Tech Partnering Days, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier stresses the importance of cooperation between founders and established companies.Alongside Family Day, the High-Tech Partnering Days are one of the two flagship events of High-Tech Gründerfonds, Germany’s …

HTGF Investment Banxware

High-Tech Gründerfonds celebrates providing seed funding for 600th start-up – Successful investment in Banxware After 15 years on the market, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) has now financed its 600th start-up. Banxware, a software-as-a-service provider for Embedded Financial Services, secured a total of EUR 4 million as part of a seed financing round. Co-investors include UK-based FinTech investor Force over Mass, VR …