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Plancraft receives seed funding & grants to digitize the craft industry

7. September 2022
Plancraft receives seed funding & grants to digitize the craft industry Hamburg, 7 September 2022 – In its seed financing round, the software-as-a-service start-up Plancraft receives 1.9 million euros from institutional investors as well as 200,000 euros in funding. The Hamburg-based trio of founders is using the funding to boost the marketing of its simplicity-driven invoicing software in the craft …

C-mo Medical Solutions raises €4.1 million aiming to transform cough monitoring

1. September 2022
C-mo Medical Solutions raises €4.1 million aiming to transform cough monitoring C-mo Medical Solutions is an award-winning start-up that is unravelling the potential of assessing cough towards improved diagnosis, treatment courses and disease management. The company has now raised 4.1€Mn in a seed round led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund. This investment will allow the company to bring its innovative …

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 …

Energy transition startup node.energy raises 7 million euros in Series A financing

27. July 2022
Energy transition startup node.energy raises 7 million euros in Series A financing A total of four new investors are joining the company, while existing investors such as High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and renowned business angels are once again contributing fresh capital. The four new Series A investors were selected consciously. The financing round is led by Cologne-based VC BitStone Capital, the …

Embedded security startup Emproof secures €2m seed financing from European investor syndicate

12. July 2022
Embedded security startup Emproof secures €2m seed financing from European investor syndicate Eindhoven/Bochum, July 12th, 2022 – Emproof B.V. successfully closed a € 2 million seed financing round, which enables the company to further develop its product range and serve customers in Europe and the USA. This financing round is led by the Dutch investment group TIIN Capital through its …

Cologne-based EdTech start-up DeepSkill receives seven-figure pre-seed financing, including from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Kienbaum

7. July 2022
Cologne-based EdTech start-up DeepSkill receives seven-figure pre-seed financing, including from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Kienbaum DeepSkill is the EdTech platform for emotional skills and holistic personnel development. The start-up uses an innovative content-building system, intelligent algorithms, and data-based knowledge transfer to develop employees in a targeted manner and achieve sustainable transformational success.The capital will be used for platform development and the …

Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds: Raidboxes becomes part of the team.blue family

28. June 2022
raidboxes x team.blue Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds: Raidboxes becomes part of the team.blue family Bonn, 28 June 2022 – team.blue, a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs, announced that the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) portfolio company Raidboxes, a leading WordPress hosting provider, is joining its growing group of companies. HTGF is selling its stake after having closely supported the team led by …

TechVision Fonds I and High-Tech Gründerfonds invest in textile recycling startup EEDEN

22. June 2022
EEDEN Founders TechVision Fonds I and High-Tech Gründerfonds invest in textile recycling startup EEDEN Textile recycling rethought: Innovative process enables upcycling of old clothing Aachen, 22 June 2022 – TechVision Fonds I, together with High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and a business angel, are the first investors to invest in EEDEN. The startup from Moenchengladbach, Germany has developed an innovative process for the sustainable …

Kranus Health closes Series A financing and has now raised a total of 8 million USD for digital men’s health

21. June 2022
Kranus Health closes Series A financing and has now raised a total of 8 million USD for digital men’s health Kranus Health, the company behind the world’s first prescription digital therapeutic to treat erectile dysfunction, announces the successful closing of its Series A at over 6.5 million US dollars. The latest financing round increases the total funding of Kranus Health …

Over €400 million: New High-Tech Gründerfonds seed fund exceeds expectations

14. June 2022
HTGF Geschäftsführung Over €400 million: New High-Tech Gründerfonds seed fund exceeds expectations High-Tech Gründerfonds’ fourth fund has already secured more than €400 million in commitments at first closing. The volume of investment committed has clearly surpassed expectations. Second closing is scheduled to take place later this year. Forty private investors are investing in the HTGF IV fund, alongside the German Federal Ministry …