Gregor Haidl

Senior Investment Manager

Gregor Haidl

Senior Investment Manager

Gregor holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Technical University of Munich and is a former Manage & More fellow of UnternehmerTUM. After several stays in China, for example at BMW Brilliance Automotive, and a one-year start-up experience, he is now an investment manager in the Industrial Tech Team of High-Tech Gründerfonds. With his special focus on product-market fit as well as industrial software solutions and 3D printing, he is looking forward to working with inspiring founders from the high-tech sector.


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Posts & mentions

19. March 2021

Finding Product-Market Fit: The “n=1” rule

By Andreas Olmes (Principal / Proxy) Co-authored by Ulrike Kalapis (Investment Manager), Yann Fiebig (Senior Investment Manager) , Gregor Haidl (Investment Manager) and Fabian Hogrebe (Investment Manager) In a nutshell When you start looking for product-market fit, the rule of "n = 1" prescribes that you should initially focus on exactly one single customer. By contrast, introducing personas or generic customer segments is often found misleading. Quick wins Consistently fo
26. February 2021

Why pivoting is a radically good move and fundamentally important

After more than 600 seed investments, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) has conducted a study to see how founders can perform a successful pivot. Managing Director Alex von Frankenberg presents the results together with his colleague and Senior Investment Manager Gregor Haidl. In addition, the two experts explain why pivoting is also important for experienced companies – and why they believe “we all make mistakes”. Alex, your credo is: “We all make mistakes.” What do you mean b
23. February 2021

With additional funding raised and a new advisory board Neural Concept is getting ready for a strong year 2021

Neural Concept, the Swiss design and engineering software company, is extremely pleased to announce new steps in its development. With the start of the year, Constantia New Business and High-Tech Grunderfonds financed the next stage of the growth by providing seed-extension capital. The two investors already led the seed-funding 18 months ago. Neural Concept is therefore accelerating its quest to put the power of deep learning into the hands of design engineers, for real-time simulation and
29. April 2020

Using artificial intelligence to optimise manufacturing processes: High-Tech Gründerfonds and Bayern Kapital invest in Erium

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Germany's largest seed investor, together with Bayern Kapital, the venture capital company for the State of Bavaria, has invested a seven-figure sum in Munich-based IT start-up Erium as part of a seed financing round. SAR Elektronic GmbH is also on board as a co-investor. Erium's software solution HALerium is used to model and optimise highly complex production and assembly processes using small volumes of data in a transparent and comprehensible way. Indus