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.


Posts & mentions

16. January 2024

INERATEC Raises $129 Million Led by Piva Capital to Usher in the Next Era of Sustainable Mobility

Investment to Accelerate the Production and Commercialization of Carbon-Neutral e-Fuel Karlsruhe, Germany – January 16, 2024 – INERATEC, a pioneering e-Fuel company, announced it has raised over $129 million in its Series B funding round, led by Piva Capital with additional participation from HG Ventures, TDK Ventures, Copec WIND Ventures, Rock Creek, Emerald, Samsung Ventures as well as the increased support from current investors, including global corporates like ENGIE New V
19. October 2023

Quo vadis e-fuels? The road ahead for alternative fuels

What role will e-fuels play for the drivetrains of tomorrow? It’s a topic that is being talked about more and more in politics and across society – sometimes in a highly emotional way. After all, many believe that the use of alternative drivetrains hinges on a fundamental question: Will we ever be able to move away from the principle of using combustion engines? The discussion at the start of the year was an important one, as it shone a spotlight on the important topic of e-fuels an
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 wide