About Emma Sleep (Bettzeit) Exit

"Sleep Happier" - that is the main goal of Emma Sleep according to which the Startup develops and sells products for a better sleep. Key products include mattresses, pillows and boxspring beds under the main brands Emma and Dunlopillo. Emma Sleep is one of the fastest-growing tech and e-commerce companies in Europe with over 185 employees from 30 nations at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. The products are inspiring people in over 15 countries, which are available both online and in many countries via cooperation partners in brick & mortar retail stores. In addition, the products have already won several international awards – as the team has developed their own technologies and continues to work every day to deliver happier sleep.

Press releases

6. May 2020

A conversation about concluding an exit during the coronavirus crisis and why it’s crucial for start-ups to adopt professional standards from an early stage

Dennis Schmoltzi, Founder & CEO of Emma, and Tanja Emmerling, a partner at HTGF, talk about why it’s important to have a good network in the start-up ecosystem and about how to achieve a successful exit during a global economic crisis. Tanja, Dennis – The topic of our discussion today is very much a success story, wouldn’t you agree? Tanja: Absolutely – although at the start it may not have seemed that way at all. A high-tech investor investing in a mattress start-up? A
6. April 2020

Another milestone in the transformation process: Emma becomes part of Haniel Group

Press release.

Info & Contact

Dr. Dennis Schmoltzi


Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str. 78
60329 Frankfurt am Main

In portfolio

14. Jul 2015 – 03. Apr 2020