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.

Contact

E-Mail:
g.haidl@htgf.de
Telefon:
+49 – (0)228 – 82300 – 125

Portfolio

Posts & mentions

Press
22. March 2022

Neural Concept raises a $9.1m Series A to scale Engineering Intelligence within industrial organizations

Neural Concept raises a $9.1m Series A, led by AlvenThis additional capital will help foster the adoption of Engineering Intelligence to accelerate product development in the Automotive and Aerospace industries.Today, Neural Concept’s Deep-Learning based software is used by more than 25 industrial companies and engineering teams. Lausanne, March 22nd 2022 - Neural Concept, the Engineering Intelligence company, has raised a $9.1 m Series A, led by Alven with the participation of Aste
 
Blog
Blog
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
 
Blog
Blog
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
 
Press
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