Gregor Haidl

Principal / Authorized signatory

HTGF Munich
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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Press
21. February 2024

Industrial 3D specialist Threedy Secures $10.4 Million in Latest Series A Investment Round

Threedy is a high-tech start-up founded in 2020 as a spin-off from Fraunhofer’s Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD) in Darmstadt, Germany. Three remarkably successful years after its foundation, Threedy has secured a $10.4 million investment to accelerate growth across industries and regions. New investors comprise LBBW Venture Capital, TRUMPF VENTURE, Futury Capital and EquityPitcher Ventures. The investment underlines Threedy’s strong position to capture a substantial market
 
Elias Lieberich
Blog
19. October 2023

Is Product Management the missing puzzle piece in Europe?

In his daily work with early-stage Industrial Tech founders, our Principal Gregor Haidl places particular emphasis on deeply understanding the customer and defining a successful product. Effective product management is a cornerstone, vital not only for start-ups, but for companies of all sizes and industries. Gregor sat down with Elias Lieberich, who brings an extensive background in product management.  Having spent over a decade at Google and YouTube building some of their biggest
 
Press
14. September 2023

​​​​​viboo closes CHF 1.5m seed round to fully commercialize its predictive energy efficiency platform to decarbonize buildings

High-Tech Gründerfonds, Swisscom Ventures and Rainmaking Impact have invested CHF 1.5 million into Swiss climate tech start-up viboo.  The seed round showed strong investor interest and confidence in viboo’s innovative energy-saving solutions for buildings.  viboo will use the funding to scale up the commercialization of its proven Predictive Control as a Service platform, capitalizing on the upcoming heating season to make a significant impact in decarbonizing buildings.
 
Press
8. March 2023

The Swiss startup AICA closes CHF 1.2 million financing round, to give robots a sense of touch and enable autonomous learning

AICA SA receives CHF 1.2 million in Seed round from Spicehaus Partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and Schaeffler Group. The Swiss startup uses Artificial Intelligence to automate manufacturing processes that are complex and hard for people to accomplish. The raised funds will allow the EPFL spin-off to expand its library of applications and deploy its solutions internationally. Lausanne, Switzerland, 8 March 2023 – The Lausanne-based EPFL-Spin Off from the LASA, which aim