Axel Nitsch

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Axel Nitsch

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Axel Nitsch, Principal, deals with all deep tech, B2B and B2C topics. He is especially excited about business models that think outside the box. Before starting at HTGF in 2016, he invested for six years at T-Venture, the corporate VC of Deutsche Telekom. With over 60 successful financing rounds in 26 companies, the two unicorn investments Appnexus (Exit to AT&T in 2018) and DocuSign (IPO in 2018) are among his greatest successes. He holds an MBA (Diplom Kaufmann) from Hochschule Bonn-Rhein Sieg and is a Certified Private Equity Analyst from TU Munich.


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Posts & mentions

HTPC PMI ThinkTank
14. December 2021

Post-merger integration as a key factor for successful acquisitions  

An acquisition is far from over with the signing of a contract – what then follows is the important process of integration. This is why High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is offering a think tank on this topic at the High-Tech Partnering Conference in February. The aim of the think tank is to discuss the topic with experts from different viewpoints. In this interview, Anke Caßing and Axel Nitsch, both princip
24. June 2021

Graylog Completes $18 Million Growth Equity Round

Enables Company to Accelerate Product and Global Go-to-Market Investments HOUSTON – June 24, 2021 – Graylog, a global provider of next-generation log management solutions, today announced an $18 million growth equity round led by new investor Harbert Growth Partners and co-investor Piper Sandler Merchant Banking. The round also included participation from existing investors Mercury Fund, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), and Integr8d Capital. The investment will fuel the company’s gro