About Mister Spex IPO

Mister Spex is the largest online retailer for designer glasses in Germany. The company offers a wide variety of high quality glasses, sunglasses, sport glasses as well as contact lenses, that can be bought at fair prices via Internet.

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2. July 2021

Stock market launch for Mister Spex SE: Major success for early-stage investor HTGF

Mister Spex goes public 14 years after its launch: The IPO is a major success for High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), which has held a stake in the eyewear company since 2008 as its first institutional investor.With more than 1,000 employees and annual sales of EUR 164 million (2020), Mister Spex is the leading digital omnichannel eyewear brand in Europe.Alex von Frankenberg, Managing Director of HTGF: “The IPO of Mister Spex is a fantastic achievement for the management team and founders
8. January 2015

Europe’s leading online optician strengthens market position: Mister Spex receives 40 Million USD

US bank Goldman Sachs leads financing round Europe’s leading online optician Mister Spex concludes its largest financing to date raising 40 Million USD in a round led by US investment bank Goldman Sachs with participation from existing investors including Scottish Equity Partners, XAnge and DN Capital. Funds will be used to support the Company’s domestic and international growth plans. "The current round of financing is the best confirmation of our consistent and successful pioneering
29. October 2010

High-Tech Gründerfonds presents winner of the 2010 German Enterprise Award – Mister Spex is the winner in the start-ups category

The winners of this year’s German Enterprise Awards (Deutscher Unternehmer Preis) were commended in a formal ceremony held yesterday evening at the Frankfurter Opern Turm. The Mister Spex company, funded by High-Tech Gründerfonds, won in the start-ups category. Mister Spex GmbH is Germany’s largest online retailer of branded eyewear. Over the Internet this young, rapidly growing and innovative Berlin-based e-commerce start-up offers an extensive selection of high-quality spectacles, sung

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Dr. Andreas Olmes

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