Jakob Lilienweiss

Investment Manager

Jakob Lilienweiss

Investment Manager

Born in Germany, raised biculturally in Portugal, Jakob is fluent in four languages (German, English, Portuguese, Spanish). Outside of work, he is a passionate surfer and sports enthusiast. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a semester abroad in the US and recently completed a double Master’s degree in Management, specializing in Innovation and Strategy. His first real contact with venture capital was during his Master’s thesis on ‘Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) investment relationships from the perspective of Tech-oriented Start-ups’, where he analyzed the motivations, concerns and protection mechanisms for start-ups when accepting CVC investments. In addition, he worked as a teaching assistant in strategy and entrepreneurship courses for Maastricht University and prepared an industry-specific target market analysis on ‘E-Health in Portugal’ for German companies wishing to enter the Portuguese market on behalf of the BMWi.


Posts & mentions

6. September 2023

Disruption in the field of incontinence: MedTech startup inContAlert raises EUR 1.5 million

High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bayern Kapital, Carma Fund, and renowned business angels from Germany and the UK are participating in the pre-seed financing round. The MedTech startup is developing a sensor to measure the bladder filling level for incontinence patients. The medical device is expected to be approved in early 2024. Bayreuth, 06.09.2023: The MedTech startup inContAlert, headquartered in Bayreuth, has successfully closed its pre-seed financing round of EUR 1.5 million in tot
12. January 2023

MedTech Pitch Day 2023: Connecting Startups with Industry Leaders, Investors, and Decision-Makers

The MedTech Pitch Day, organised by HTGF, Dräger, B.Braun, Techniker Krankenkasse and the Health Innovation Port, is just around the corner. What can founders expect at the event and why should they definitely apply? We spoke to Anke Cassing, Principal at HTGF, and Jakob Lilienweiss, Investment Analyst at HTGF, to find out. The MedTech Pitch Day will take place on March 29th in Berlin. Can you tell us more about the event and what founders can expect? Anke: The event has develop


20. March 2024
MedTech Pitch Day 2024
MedTechStartups – Take your opportunity and present your technology to leading MedTech investors and corporate decision-makers.  👇 High-Tech Gründerfonds, together with B. Braun Accelerator, B. Braun Stiftung, Dräger, Health Innovation Port (HIP) by Philips and Die Techniker, is organizing the MEDTECH PITCH DAY 2024 on March 20, 2024. This time we’ll be hosted by TUM Venture Labs Healthcare at TranslaTUM in Munich. 👩‍🔬🧬 You will get the opportunity to meet an exclusive a