Dominik Lohle

Senior Investment Manager

Dominik Lohle

Senior Investment Manager

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.


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Posts & mentions

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 came
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 management executives, rein
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 Live Acc
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9. June 2022

Graswald closes €1.25 million seed round led by Lakestar and HTGF to develop highly realistic and scalable 3D worlds for the metaverse

Hanover, June 9th, 2022 – Graswald has raised €1.25 million funding to accelerate developments of its 3D content platform for the photorealistic virtualization of nature. The seed round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) together with Lakestar and renowned business angels and affirms Graswald’s vision to provide photoreal 3D ecosystems to breathe life into the metaverse. The Hanover-based start-up has been setting new standards in the creation of natural, digital 3D wor
tech11 founders
10. December 2021

Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds - TA Associates completes investment in tech11

TA completes strategic growth investments in both tech11 and Adcubum AG with the aim of developing a leading European software provider for health and P&C insuranceWürzburg-based insurtech tech11 provides a core insurance platform for P&C insurers Bonn, December 10, 2021 - tech11 GmbH has been on the market for around three years and has developed into a fast-growing provider of insurance software for property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies in Germany and Europe.
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24. August 2021

SKY ENGINE AI completes $1.2M in funding to launch Data Science industry’s first Machine Learning in Virtual Reality Platform

London, UK — August 24, 2021 — SKY ENGINE AI today announced it has closed a $1.2M financing round in July 2021 led by Movens Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The funding will be used to accelerate its growth and product innovation and to expand engineering to enable SKY ENGINE to further capitalize on its position as a leader in Machine Learning for Computer Vision and synthetic data platforms. SKY ENGINE AI is a UK-based data science technology vendor that builds the industry’
12. April 2021

tech11 receives million-dollar investment to revolutionize core insurance industry

Würzburg-based technology company tech11, which offers a digital platform for policy and claims management, secures a seven-figure investment as seed financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). The technology platform supports all necessary core insurance processes in property insurance and is already being used by major insurers. According to various industry experts, half of all German property and casualty insurance companies will replace existing legacy systems with modern softwar