Kay G. Balster

Principal / Authorized signatory

Kay Balster is one of High-Tech Gründerfonds’s longest-serving employees. Since 2009 he has been focusing on financing start-ups from the biotechnology and medical technology sectors. He can draw on 20 years of experience in advising technology start-ups, while his background in economics, training as a banker and especially the day-to-day interaction he has with the founders in his HTGF portfolio help him in his role.

When he is not working, family time and sport are his top priorities.


Posts & mentions

1. August 2023

Bind-X secures €10 million in financing as part of its Series B financing round

Specialist in biological binding of materials expands internationally and prepares further market entries in agriculture, mining, and infrastructure. Martinsried, 1st of August 2023 – Bind-X, a fast-growing industrial biotechnology company, has successfully closed a €10 million financing round. The funding was provided by renowned investors from Germany and abroad (HG Ventures, K&K 1, Greeneering Invest, Saxovent) and will help drive the decarbonization and biologization of es