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bunch

Bunch is a team management platform enabling companies to build, manage, and scale organizational culture with strategic hires and real-time analytics. Bunch’s Berlin-based team combines deep knowledge of organizational psychology with machine learning expertise, and they are building Bunch’s platform to be at the heart of every innovating organization. Bunch sends the strong message that a culture of growth is crucial to success, and proactive management is the best way to stay ahead. The team behind the Berlin-based company is led by Darja Gutnick (MSc. in Psychology), Anthony A. Reo (BA Conflict Analysis & Resolution) and Charles Ahmadzadeh (MSc. Software Engineering) and launched its service in 2017. Bunch is backed by High Tech Gründerfonds, Atlantic Labs, MAKERS and Hyperion Invest.

HTGF-Manager: Louis Heinz
Added to portfolio

Coinlend

Coinlend GmbH is a Mannheim-based, globally active SaaS company that offers solutions for the automation and optimization of margin funding in the cryptocurrency sector. The GmbH was founded in 2017 and since then provides the world's leading online platform for the automation of crypto and fiat currencies on all relevant margin funding exchanges.

HTGF-Manager: Tobias Schulz
Added to portfolio 07. Feb 2019

emax digital

emax digital GmbH is a software and technology company based in Munich, Germany. In 2018, Andreas Kleofas and Dominik Pietrowski founded the eCommerce analytics hub with its focus on Amazon analytics. In 2019, Dimitri Dumonet joined the team as Chief Developer. Together with their team of experts, they develop AI-drive solutions for brands and advertising companies aimed at optimizing their presence at the digital point of sale and at increasing revenue. The flagship product from emax digital is the smart SaaS platform that deciphers complex eCommerce patterns. In addition to the insights and recommendations the SaaS platform provides, the former Amazon employees also offer comprehensive strategic consulting services. emax digital is a member of Werk1, a startup incubator in Munich supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, as well as alumni from Wayra, the accelerator behind Telefonica.

HTGF-Manager: Martin Möllmann
Added to portfolio 09. Feb 2021

enercast

enercast is a leading technology provider for weather-based artificial intelligence and the digital transformation of renewable energy.

Its self-learning SaaS products deliver accurate power generation forecasts for wind and solar plants, thus enabling the integration of renewable energy into power grids and energy markets worldwide. The enercast platform supplies the digital actors of the emerging decentralized energy system with the intelligence they need to manage limited resources with foresight.

Founded 2011 in Kassel, Germany, enercast delivers 100 million forecast data points per day to 20 countries around the globe, covering 180 GW of installed capacity.

Erium

Erium GmbH was founded in 2019 and is based at the “gate” technology and start-up centre in Garching near Munich. The company currently has 10 employees and is a leader in technology for the optimisation of complex processes using AI. With its software solution HALerium, Erium is helping people from various disciplines to create their own AI models without needing to be data scientists. Erium is thus making machine learning accessible for all and helping people to overcome complexities.

Website: erium.de
HTGF-Manager: Gregor Haidl
Added to portfolio 20. Jan 2020

Eyeware

Eyeware is a Swiss computer vision startup developing 3D eye tracking software for consumer cameras with depth sensing. Eyeware launched in September 2016, as a spin-off from the Idiap Research Institute, with the mission to bring 3D eye tracking to consumer devices. In collaboration with industrial partners, Eyeware is bringing to market attention sensing applications in multiple industries, including robotics, automotive, healthcare, consumer devices, and retail.

HTGF-Manager: Axel Nitsch
Added to portfolio 20. Dec 2018

ICO-LUX

ICO-LUX was founded in 2018 as a spin-off of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and the TU Ilmenau and is specialized in software for automated document forensics. With ICO.Fraud for private health insurance companies, the start-up is the only provider of a software solution for fully automatic detection of forged documents to date. Customers are currently mainly private health insurance companies. ICO-LUX has 7 employees at its Jena site, including mathematicians, physicists and computer scientists with doctorates.

HTGF-Manager: Dominik Lohle
Added to portfolio 18. Sep 2020

MessengerPeople

MessengerPeople enables Marketing Automation, Customer Service and Chatbots via Instant Messenger like WhatsApp, Apple Business Chat and Facebook Messenger.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Tanja Emmerling
In portfolio 29. Apr 2013 – 02. Nov 2021

MoBerries

MoBerries is Germany's largest shared candidate pool. The corporate network consists of leading DAX and digital companies as well as venture capital funds. All member companies recommend candidates for urgent posts. The MoBerries software filters candidate quality and can be integrated directly into companies’ applicant tracking systems.

HTGF-Manager: Martin Möllmann
Added to portfolio 19. Aug 2016

Natif.ai

Natif.ai is a deep-tech start-up in the field of intelligent document process automation (IDP). Thanks to high-performance AI models and a self-developed Deep-OCR, a wide variety of documents can be analyzed extremely quick, accurate and relevant data is extracted. Natif.ai provides a fast and efficient way to productively bring artificial intelligence into the economy. It was founded by a German-French team and is an official spin-off of the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).

Sector: AI, Digital Tech
Website: natif.ai/en
HTGF-Manager: Christian Arndt
Added to portfolio 31. Jul 2020

Neural Concept

Deep learning and AI have revolutionized how images, sounds and natural language are processed. However, software for Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for the development of technical products is still using traditional techniques. Neural Concept Shape is the first deep learning software solution dedicated to Computer Assisted Engineering and Design. The cloud-based simulation software allows clients to speed up development cycles, enhance product performance and reduce computational costs.

Neural Concept was founded in the spring of 2018. The start-up is a spin-off from EPFL’s computer vision laboratory where the founding team developed the fundamental technology. The company has also been supported by the Venture Kick support scheme.

Predict.io

predict.io offers market leading background location technology that enables micro targeting. With our SDKs, clients can hyper-personalized marketing campaigns based on user’s favorite places. This enables microtargeting, competitive targeting and store attribution without investing in any hardware. Our offerings include PaaS, DaaS and DMP. With a focus on the verticals Hospitality, Retail, Mobility and Lifestyle.

SKY ENGINE AI

SKY ENGINE AI is an advanced Data Science technology and research company incorporated in 2018 and founded as a scientific spin-off in London, UK. The company markets the SKY ENGINE AI platform for Deep Learning in Virtual Reality, which is the next-generation of Active Learning AI system for image and video analysis applications. SKY ENGINE AI Platform allows building optimal, customised AI models from scratch and training them in Virtual Reality. SKY ENGINE AI software creates virtual and generative world, where objects and events can be simulated in a variety of configurations and environmental conditions (sometimes very rare and difficult to spot in a real world). SKY ENGINE AI allows creating digital twin of the sensor, drone, robot or UAV putting it through testing and training in virtual environment prior to real-world deployment.

Sector: AI
HTGF-Manager: Dominik Lohle
Added to portfolio 30. Jul 2021

Synthara

Synthara is a semiconductor AI company working on a new breed of edge-AI chips that eliminate the trade-off between performance and energy efficiency. Its technology is a result of years of interdisciplinary R&D in system architecture, neuroscience and neural networks at the Institute of Neuroinformatics (University of Zürich and ETH Zürich). Synthara's designs are hand-crafted for smart sensor applications whose computational workload is highly dynamic, such as wearables, IoT, and monitoring. The company has concluded an oversubscribed seed funding round and rallied a team of ambitious engineers, investors and ecosystem partners with deep roots in the industry. Synthara’s early adopter program is already seeing interest from a number of market leaders towards a first set of products in 2022.

HTGF-Manager: Dr. Olaf Joeressen
Added to portfolio 26. Sep 2020

Wirelane

Wirelane is a full-service technology provider in the field of electromobility. The company’s innovative technology simplifies all aspects of EV charging, starting from the search of charging stations over an app, through to payment, billing and maintenance.