Dominik Lohle

Principal / Authorized signatory

Dominik Lohle already worked in two German venture capital companies during his studies of business administration and economics and thus began to enjoy working in the dynamic startup and venture capital scene. A recruiting startup and portfolio company of High-Tech Gründerfonds led him to the HTGF team. Privately Dominik is happy about every opportunity to rave about South America and to be able to speak the Spanish he learned during several stays there.


Posts & mentions

20. March 2024 raises $3.3M seed round to scale the way brands create 3D content with AI

The Hannover-based start-up has secured seed funding to build Canva for 3D, leveraging generative AI to transform 3D creative processes for 3D product visualisation. Hannover, 20 March 2024 – announced the close of a $3.3 million seed round led by existing investor Lakestar as well as Supernode Global with continued support from existing investor HTGF and further participation from Spatial Computing expert FOV Ventures, Robin Capital, Angel Invest Ventures and Notion Sc
17. January 2024

SKY ENGINE AI raises $7M to accelerate vision AI development for automotive, robotics, medical diagnosis & more

Rapidly growing Synthetic Data Cloud builds on commercial momentum with Series A led by Cogito Capital Partners with Edge VC, Taiwania Capital, Movens Capital and HTGF Investors’ previous portfolio include Unity and Company serves customers like Renault Group, Samsung, Ericsson, partnering Nvidia and Microsoft London, UK – 17 January 2024: SKY ENGINE AI has raised its Series A round to help tech companies improve computer vision with Synthetic Data Cloud for A
11. September 2023

Shares by token: Investments and employee participation at the click of a mouse

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), w3fund and seed + speed as well as several business angels join, a platform for token-based corporate financing and employee participation, as investors. The total funding amounts to € 2 million. offers an innovative approach to give German private limited companies (GmbH) access to the capital market. Goal: Expansion of the platform with new Public Offer feature founder Christoph Jentzsch has experience in bu
Team GlassDollar
31. May 2023

GlassDollar connects leading corporations to cutting-edge startups to build the world of tomorrow

GlassDollar raises €2M (led by HTGF) to match startup solutions to corporate challenges and design the world of tomorrow. Through data, software and operational support, GlassDollar provides a Venture Clienting OS that helps corporate innovators use startup solutions to achieve tangible impact — on their organization and the world. Customers include leading innovation units at Bosch Siemens home-appliances, Volkswagen, A2A, LG, MTU and Infineon. In March, GlassDollar closed a
22. March 2023

HTGF’s 700th investment: How oculai is revolutionising the construction industry

Marking High-Tech Gründerfonds’ 700th investment, the start-up oculai is revolutionising the construction industry with its innovative AI technology. Four of Germany’s five largest construction companies are already working with the construction tech start-up. We sat down for a chat with oculai founder Constantin Kauffmann and HTGF Senior Investment Management Dominik Lohle. Constantin, congratulations on the successful financing round. Can you explain what oculai does exactly?
14. March 2023

HTGF’s 700th seed investment: Munich-based start-up oculai completes €2.5 million seed round to drive AI-based process monitoring on construction sites

ConTech start-up oculai secures €2.5 million during seed financing round The financing round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), with Bayern Kapital, Axeleo Capital, and other renowned private investors and an accelerator program also taking part This is the 700th seed investment of High-Tech Gründerfonds oculai is a technology for automated process and progress monitoring for construction sites Munich, 14 March 2023- oculai has secured €2.5 millio
22. February 2023

Start-up Stories: From student to CEO

Get started. Just do it. Don’t let the possible consequences put you off. These are important first steps when transforming your idea into a business model. This is something Julius Harling knows all about. Julius is the CEO and founder of Graswald, a start-up that specialises in the digitalization of plants, trees and other natural elements. For example, game developers and programmers can reproduce entire ecosystems in detail – for movies, for games and for the metaverse. Julius
16. January 2023

Fintech Cerchia closes CHF 1.3 million financing round with HTGF and other investors to finance and hedge climate damages through a novel, decentralized marketplace

CHF 1.3 million seed financing round closed with lead investor HTGF and additional private investors. Cerchia AG (“Cerchia”) has created the world’s first marketplace for direct risk transfer on the Zilliqa Blockchain. The Swiss fintech is building a novel capital markets platform to create an efficient, transparent, and compliant solution for direct risk transfer between reinsurers and investors. The team consists of experienced capital markets and risk managemen
VisioLab Founders
10. January 2023

VisioLab extends seed funding to €3.1m and prepares US market entry with Sodexo Live Accelerator

Osnabrück, 10 January 2023 – VisioLab has received additional seed funding of €2 million to accelerate scaling and ramp up its activities in the US market. The start-up offers AI-based self-checkout solutions for food service providers. The financing round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), joined by local family office zwei.7 and current shareholders NBank Capital, Axel Springer & Porsche Accelerator (APX) and Jens Ohr. VisioLab will also participate in the Sodexo Li