Dr. Maurice Kügler

Senior Investment Manager

Dr. Maurice Kügler

Senior Investment Manager

Maurice invests in early stage tech companies with a focus on B2B and B2C software start-ups. He gained a wealth of operational experience as IT strategy and IT M&A consultant at an international consultancy before joining High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF). Maurice started his career at SAP, developing software prototypes in the R&D division. Prior to obtaining his PhD in business information systems at EBS Business School with a research stay at Boston College, he studied Business Information Systems at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and at KTH in Stockholm.

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Blog
Blog
16. November 2022

How do you sell solutions to the public sector as a start-up?

Large parts of our school system are stuck in the 20th century. It’s a reality that we’ve certainly come to understand since the pandemic, if not before. Many schools found it really tough to make the switch to remote teaching, often due to a lack of digital infrastructure. HTGF portfolio company Sdui has a solution to overcome this issue, as it also targets the public sector – and mainly the bodies funding schools – in its sales. Sdui is our guest in this episode of the HTGF Start-u
 
Press
7. July 2022

Cologne-based EdTech start-up DeepSkill receives seven-figure pre-seed financing, including from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Kienbaum

DeepSkill is the EdTech platform for emotional skills and holistic personnel development. The start-up uses an innovative content-building system, intelligent algorithms, and data-based knowledge transfer to develop employees in a targeted manner and achieve sustainable transformational success.The capital will be used for platform development and the expansion of the tech, sales, and content teams.With regard to the recent success, Thomas Leidinger, who played a crucial role in building the
 
Press
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9. September 2021

Workpath, Software platform for outcome-focused strategy execution, closes a 10.5 million euros Series A financing round

The Munich-based software company welcomes new tech investors Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital alongside existing investors signals Venture Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds.Moving from a goal-setting tool for the agile method OKR to a comprehensive platform for outcome-oriented, strategic business management and collaboration, Workpath’s revenue has increased by 250% in the past yearThe company signed several well-known market leaders as new customers such as Bosch, E.ON, and Ströer.