Jens Baumgärtner

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Jens Baumgärtner

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Jens Baumgärtner is a corporate restructuring expert and serves as a point of contact for our collaboration with technology experts. The qualified banker with a degree in financial controlling started out at HTGF as a Controller, a position he held for many years. After being a Senior Investment Manager, he is now an Principal/Authorized Signatory in the hardware and software fields.


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Posts & mentions

12. September 2022

AWAKE Mobility secures €4 million in seed financing to drive greener, more efficient bus services

Smart technology to drive greener, more efficient bus services €4 million in fresh capital for monitoring the condition of bus fleets with the aid of AIAWAKE Mobility secures B&C Innovation Investments as lead investor as part of capital increaseCo-investors include HTGF, the founders of Flixbus, the former CEO of MAN Truck & Bus, the former President/CEO of General Motors Europe, Synapse Partners from Silicon Valley and additional angel investorsAWAKE Mobility technology alread
ecopals founders
8. September 2022

ecopals secures seven-figure funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds to make road construction more sustainable

Berlin, 8 September 2022 - In cooperation with the Fraunhofer ICT and the University of Kassel, ecopals has developed an asphalt additive made from non-recyclable plastics that increases the service life of roads, reduces their carbon footprint, and presents a new recycling option for waste plastics. With the successful seed financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and existing investor Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds (FTTF), ecopals is aiming to lift the product into a widespread
20. January 2022

INERATEC closes $ 20 M+ Series A financing round to scale up sustainable e-fuel production

Engie, Safran and MPC, as well as existing investors provide further growth capital Karlsruhe, Germany, 20 January 2022 - Strategic investors join INERATEC to scale up the production capacities of synthetic fuels made from CO2 and “green” hydrogen towards the megaton scale. With the new shareholders from the energy, aviation and shipping sector, INERATEC is extending the setup that enables significant company growth. In 2021, INERATEC has already opened the to date world’s larges
19. January 2022

MetisMotion accelerates the growth of its actuator business with a strengthened capital base and 3 million Euro investment round by BORN2GROW, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Siemens Technology Accelerator

Munich/Bonn/Heilbronn, January 19, 2022 - The Munich-based deep-tech venture MetisMotion further strengthens its capital base for accelerated growth. Following a previous financing round in spring 2021, the current investors BORN2GROW, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and SIEMENS Technology Accelerator (STA) are investing an additional 3 million Euros. Following the successful launch of the patent-protected actuator platform naXture in August 2021, the focus will be on developing smart functio
11. May 2021

MetisMotion: BORN2GROW, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Siemens Technology Accelerator invest 1.5 million Euro in second financing round

Munich-based tech start-up MetisMotion has closed its second round of financing and received a further €1.5 million in fresh capital. As with the first financing round in December 2018, the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), BORN2GROW - a subsidiary of the ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn - and the SIEMENS Technology Accelerator (STA) invested. The fresh capital will be used to prepare the market launch of the patent-protected naXture actuator platform. MetisMotion's core technology consists o