Our Exits

Altruja Exit

Altruja provides social fundraising software that can easily and quickly be integrated into any website. Using this software and Web 2.0, aid organizations and other fundraising institutions like universities, associations, schools, political initiatives etc. can reach new contributors and thereby exponentially increase the amount of funds they raise.

HTGF-Manager: Daniela Bach
In portfolio 21. Sep 2010 – 30. Apr 2020

Hornetsecurity Exit

Hornetsecurity is premium provider of cloud-based security services. Hornetsecurity products protect companies’ IT infrastructure and data.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Ulrich Schmitt
In portfolio 02. Oct 2007 – 23. Jul 2020

bab.la Exit

Multilingual language portal, including dictionaries, language quizzes, language games and a vocabulary trainer. Wiki-style approach allows users to collaborate.

Exit since April 2015. Purchaser: Oxford University Press (OUP).

Sector: Digital Tech
Website: bab.la
HTGF-Manager: Romy Schnelle
In portfolio 29. Aug 2008 – 16. Apr 2015

EH-D Exit

EH-D develops and distributes innovative electro-hydrostatic direct drives for various applications.

Website: www.eh-d.de
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
In portfolio 30. Aug 2010 – 28. Jun 2021

ChromoTek Exit

ChromoTek focuses on the discovery and development of innovative fluorescent nanoprobes derived from single-chain antibodies from Camelidae (Chromobodies) for applications in research and high-content screening.

Sector: R & D Tools
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Bernd Goergen
In portfolio 27. Apr 2010 – 09. Oct 2020

c-LEcta Exit

c-LEcta is a leading biotechnology company located in Leipzig, Germany. The company has established itself as a leading player in the realisation of high-value biotechnology products for regulated markets, either as in-house development or in close cooperation with the industry. c-LEcta innovation capability delivers cost-efficient and sustainable production processes, creating growth opportunities across existing and new markets.

HTGF-Manager: Marco Winzer
In portfolio 19. Jan 2006 – 15. Feb 2022

Collinor Software Exit

According to market surveys Collinor IRP is one of the leading Project Management Systems in the Enterprise Area and due various interfaces (above all to SAP) specially designed for midsized and big companies.

HTGF-Manager: Jens Baumgärtner
In portfolio 27. Feb 2007 – 05. Apr 2017

Compositence Exit

Compositence, a University of Stuttgart spin-off, offers innovative platform technology combining the fully automatic and low-cost mass production of composite components with maximum flexibility in the fibre architecture.

Exit since January 2017.

Sector: Chemistry
In portfolio 07. Jun 2011 – 27. Jan 2017

Confovis Exit

Confovis offers optical 3D measurement systems for industrial quality control of surfaces down to the nanometer range. The patented system works without moving parts and differs from the competition by its robustness and high measuring speed.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
In portfolio 21. Aug 2009 – 21. Dec 2016

CONTROS Exit

CONTROS provides sensor systems for detecting dissolved CO2, hydrocarbons and methane in water for up to 6,000m. These systems find their applications in Offshore risk management (platform safety, leak detection, blow out prevention, etc.), general oceanographic research such as greenhouse gas studies as well as the exploration / exploitation of methane hydrates. One major future challenge is the monitoring of CO2 sequestrated oil and gas deposits.

Exit since March 2015.

HTGF-Manager: Klaus Lehmann
In portfolio 17. Dec 2007 – 23. Mar 2015

crossvertise Exit

crossvertise is the first marketplace for online and offline advertising media, where advertisers and agencies get free access to comprehensive sector news and have the possibility to book all kinds of media directly online.

HTGF-Manager: Louis Heinz
In portfolio 13. Dec 2011 – 13. Jul 2020

Cuciniale Exit

Cuciniale develops and markets intelligent cooking assistence systems enabling everybody to cook ingeniously easy like a Chef.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
In portfolio 29. Feb 2012 – 11. Dec 2021

Cumulocity Exit

The mission of Cumulocity is to make mobile machine-to-machine applications profitable for all businesses through ready-made, cloud subscription services.

Sector: Digital Tech
In portfolio 27. Dec 2012 – 27. Mar 2017

CCI Custom Cells Itzehoe Exit

Custom Cells manufactures customer-specific acculumators and intermediate products based on lithium technology.

Sector: Chemistry
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Frank Hensel
In portfolio 06. Aug 2013 – 09. Aug 2017

Quentic Exit

Quentic is one of the leading solution providers of Software as a Service (SaaS) for EHSQ and ESG management. The Quentic platform comprises ten individually combinable modules and offers an ideal way for companies to manage Health & Safety, Risks & Audits, Incidents & Observations, Hazardous Chemicals, Control of Work, Legal Compliance, Online Instructions, Processes, Environmental Management and Sustainability. The portfolio is complemented by the Quentic App for mobile reporting and by Quentic Analytics for powerful HSEQ data analysis using clear and daily updated dashboards. Over 900 companies rely on Quentic software solutions to strengthen their organization’s HSEQ management and responsibility-related areas in Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). The integrative software is also suited to supporting comprehensive management systems in compliance with ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001.

evoxx technologies Exit

evoxx technologies GmbH, a German Industrial Biotechnology Company, is focusing on the development and production of industrial enzymes and novel carbohydrate ingredients produced by enzymatic bioconversion. With its proprietary enzymes and carbohydrate ingredients, evoxx is active in high growth markets addressing consumer needs in the Global Food Health & Wellness Sector and Consumer Products Markets. Product development is based on the proprietary technology and patent platform covering the whole value chain from early enzyme and process development to industrial scale production and product deregulation. evoxx industrial partners and customers benefit from the unique metagenomics libraries, the enzyme and carbohydrate development skills and tech-transfer and production capabilities. evoxx is located on the Creative Campus in Monheim am Rhein and on the Biotech Campus Hermannswerder in Potsdam.

HTGF-Manager: Kay G. Balster
In portfolio 22. Aug 2007 – 01. Aug 2017

FAZUA Exit

FAZUA Evation is a combination of a conventional and electro-drive bike.

HTGF-Manager: Yann Fiebig
Added to portfolio 24. Jan 2014

Fiagon Exit

Fiagon develops a new medical navigation system for intraoperative process control and positioning of instruments for ENT, head-/ neck- and neurosurgery.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Bernd Goergen
In portfolio 15. Jun 2009 – 12. Sep 2020

FIDLOCK Exit

Development, manufacture and marketing of patented magnetic closure and coupler technology for a variety of applications where a high degree of comfort and function is in demand.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
In portfolio 14. Sep 2007 – 25. Sep 2017

fos4x Exit

Founded in Munich in 2010, fos4X GmbH is a specialist for reliable, fiber-optic measurement technology and sensor technology as well as for innovative data analysis. It develops intelligent solutions for optimizing wind energy. These solutions are primarily used in wind turbines to optimize operation.
The fiber optic sensors and solutions are also used in the fields of electromobility, process measurement technology and railway technology.

In portfolio 07. May 2012 – 14. Sep 2020

futalis Exit

futalis provides personalized petfood for dogs. To prevent health issues caused by feeding mistakes, each individual dog is offered a veterinary diet calculation. Based on scientific criteria, the nutritional requirements of each dog are calculated. On that basis a unique feed with personal recipe consisting of high quality ingredient is created.

Exit since July 2015.

Sector: Life Sciences
Website: futalis.de
HTGF-Manager: Marco Winzer
In portfolio 01. Dec 2011 – 10. Jul 2015

GeneQuine Semi-Exit

GeneQuine Biotherapeutics is a biotech company focused on the development of gene therapy-based drugs for treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. In the lead program GeneQuine develops drug candidates with potentially disease-modifying activity for treatment of osteoarthritis.
In 2017, one of GeneQuine's lead candidates was acquired by the US pharma company Flexion Therapeutics Inc.

Sector: Life Sciences
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Martin Pfister
Added to portfolio 12. Oct 2012

gestigon Exit

gestigon develops software solutions for skeleton tracking and gesture control on the basis of 3D depth data for the markets consumer electronics and automotive offering a B2B licensing model.

Exit since February 2017.

In portfolio 10. Dec 2012 – 27. Feb 2017

Grandcentrix Exit

grandcentrix is IoT Solution Provider for Smart Products, Internet of Things, Smart Home and Smart Energy. Over 200 experts in embedded development, IoT security, IoT cloud platform development and operation, machine learning and front-end development advise some of the strongest references in the German market. The company is among others a certified Microsoft Gold Azure IoT Cloud Solution Provider and Microsoft Cloud Platform Advisor, OPC Foundation member, LoRa Alliance member, Bluetooth SIG member, zigbee Alliance member and Thread Group member.

HTGF-Manager: Markus Kreßmann
In portfolio 19. Mar 2010 – 05. Dec 2019

H.C. Carbon Exit

H. C. Carbon develops and produces tailor-made products, which allow to replace metals by plastic materials. Further application is possible for paint/varnish, lubricant and production of batteries.

Exit since June 2015.

HTGF-Manager: Kay G. Balster
In portfolio 12. Aug 2009 – 26. Jun 2015

HMC+ Exit

Production of chitin and chitosan-based high purity biopolymers. HMC develops new chitosan applications for the pharmaceutical industry, nanoparticles for drug delivery systems, and is a custom manufacturer of chitosan derivatives.

HTGF-Manager: Ulrike Kalapis
In portfolio 03. Jun 2008 – 23. Jun 2020

HiperScan Exit

HiperScan GmbH was founded in 2006 as a spin-off of the Dresdner Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS). The innovative scanning grating technology developed at the IPMS forms the basis for the near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer developed by HiperScan. The analytical systems make it possible to significantly reduce investment costs to make NIR-analytics affordable even to small companies. Today, the company HiperScan stands for high-quality technologies to quickly analyse nutrition facts of processed meat and fish and to reliably qualify pharmaceutical raw materials. So, the product Apo-Ident has been tailored for the safe and easy identification of compounding substances in pharmacies.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
Added to portfolio 23. Oct 2008

ICE Gateway Exit

Lighting as a Service: Intelligent lighting with M2M (Machine to Machine) services in outdoor sector with focus on Information, Communication, Energy efficiency (ICE).

Exit since November 2016.

In portfolio 31. Oct 2013 – 28. Nov 2016

JeNaCell Exit

JeNaCell produces biotechnologically generated nanocellulose (BNC) in an IP protected, continuous and automated production process: high quality innovative products for applications in medicine, cosmetics and more.

Kimeta Exit

Intelligent Job Search Engine, which searches job boards, recruiting agencies and company career sites for jobs. Artificial Intelligence helps identifying the best jobs.

Exit since Jan. 2015.

Sector: Digital Tech
In portfolio 20. Jan 2006 – 22. Jan 2015