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.

Portfolio

Posts & mentions

Press
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 Tokenize.it, a platform for token-based corporate financing and employee participation, as investors. The total funding amounts to € 2 million. Tokenize.it 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 Tokenize.it founder Christoph Jentzsch has experience in bu
 
Press
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
 
Blog
Blog
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?
 
Press
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
 
Blog
Blog
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
 
Press
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
 
Press
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
 
Press
Gründerteam Graswald
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
 
Press
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.
 

Events

Event
18. October 2023
Start-up Days 2023
Are you doing research and want to find out about your prospects as an entrepreneur? Do you have a vague business idea? Or are you already a founder? No matter whether you are still at the beginning or already active on the market, the Start-up Days are just right for you. Be the pulse of the future Be there in Munich from October 18 to 19, 2023, when the four major non-university research institutions – the Leibniz Association, the Fraunhofer Society, the Helmholtz Association and the Max
 
Event
14. December 2023
Pitch & Pinot #ArtificialIntelligence
You have an innovative startup in the field of #ArtificialIntelligence and are looking for investors? Then apply now for our “Pitch & Pinot” powered by Get Started & High Tech Gründerfonds! Get to know ten investors and three delicious wines remotely and in a relaxed atmosphere. All you have to do is upload your pitch deck – and with a little luck, you’ll be one of ten selected startups at our “Pinot & Pitch” on Thursday, December 14, 2023, start