Dr. Maurice Kügler

Investment Manager

Dr. Maurice Kügler

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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Posts & mentions

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
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.


14. September 2022
TechBBQ 2022
From 14.09.22 to 15.09.2022, the TechBBQ Summit will take place in Copenhagen. The annual summit combines tech & hygge – talking about the latest trends, networking in a cozy atmosphere, listening to forward-looking and inspiring speakers and enjoying a good BBQ. Dr. Maurice Kügler, Investment Manager at HTGF, will participate in this event. Click here to visit the event’s website.