HTGF Events

The Art of Networking

HTGF Events

Founders need strong networks to make their companies successful. The High-Tech Gründerfonds offers a series of high-quality start-up events where you can meet our investment managers, as well as investors, high-level industry representatives and influential partners from our network. Our events offer both founders and investors excellent opportunities to network with the right people.

Family Day

1000 attendees – #founders #investors #networking

With more than 1000 participants from about 25 countries, the two-day-long Family Day has established itself as one of the most important and renowned networking events in Europe for the venture capital and start-up scene.

  • Private investors, business angels, representatives from venture capital funds and public investors are given exclusive access to the entire HTGF portfolio.
  • Entrepreneurs have the chance to establish important contacts with potential investors for follow-on financing, for example in our organized 1:1 meetings.
  • An excellent agenda with visionary keynotes from renowned speakers, panel discussions on current topics, workshops and exciting start-up pitches from selected HTGF portfolio companies. 
Rabea Hennigs – Senior Relationship Manager

High-Tech Partnering Conference

500 attendees – #cooperation #networking #partnering

At the High-Tech Partnering Conference, around 500 representatives from industry, SMEs and science have the opportunity to network with innovative start-ups as well as to initiate and deepen collaborations.

  • First-hand accounts from the people driving innovation in digital tech, life science and healthcare, and industrial tech.
  • Current trends and solutions from selected experts on innovative topics​ in think tanks, deep dives and panel discussions.
  • In-depth exchange in 1:1 meetings and smaller discussion groups.
  • Networking with top managers, pioneers and experts to find the right innovation partner.
Maren Breuer – Relationship Manager

Pitch Days

on focus topics – #digitalhealth #medtech #chemistry #lifesciences
Next event
AgriTech Pitch Day – 29 Novemberr 2022

Together with our fund investors and partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds organizes Pitch Days on topics such as chemistry, life sciences, digital health and medtech.

  • These pitch & networking events are aimed at start-ups and investors from the respective sectors to ensure a high level of expertise.
  • Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to present their business ideas to selected investors.

HTGF Berlin Events

#networking #berlin #pitchsessions

Our Berlin team regularly organizes networking events for founders, investors, and other market partners to support the Berlin start-up ecosystem network across fund boundaries. 

Virtual Pitch Feedback Session

Are you a founder, entrepreneur or researcher who wants to start your own company? Then join our 1:1 pitch session and get early feedback on your pitch from our investment managers, experienced founders or experts from our network.

Business Angel Fireside Evening

At our exclusive Business Angel Fireside Evening, business angels meet to share their valuable experiences in an informal and confidential environment.

Frank Kerim Reinecke – Principal / Authorized Signatory
Business Angel Kaminabend

Junior VC Event

Our Junior VC Event offers young investment managers a platform to share insights in a relaxed atmosphere. A great opportunity to grow your network.

Junior VC Event

VC Lunch

The Hamburg VC Lunch is a platform to intensify the dialogue in the Hamburg VC community. Initiated by Johannes Weber, it regularly brings together numerous investment managers to network with old and new contacts.

We also recently hosted the first Cologne VC Lunch. Almost 30 VCs from the region gathered to network and discuss current trends and exciting deals. The next edition is planned for February 2023. Please contact Johannes Dierkes or Maurice Kügler if you are interested in attending.

Hamburg VC Lunch

Private Investors Circle

#matching #networking #privateinvestors

HTGF also organizes a unique matching and networking event on a biannual basis for a selected group of private investors. More than € 350 million have already been invested in the fund’s portfolio companies. The approximately 50 participants per event really appreciate the confidential setting and personal exchange with successful entrepreneurs.