Markus Kreßmann

Markus Kreßmann

Markus Kressmann is Partner at High-Tech Gründerfonds. Since 2007 he collaborated in establishing Germany’s most active seed fund. Today, he is responsible for 40 investments, focusing on IoT, commerce, fintech, mobile as well as software and cloud technologies. For more than 10 years, he is an appreciated advisor and member of supervisory boards of several technical innovative and digital startups. Before joining HTGF, Markus Kressmann was a business consultant at a leading management and technology consultancy. He founded two startups and gained early experiences in venture capital. Markus Kressmann is a business graduate of University of Goettingen.

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8. October 2020

Pivoting to become the market leader

In this interview, Ralf Rottmann, Managing Director and founder of grandcentrix, and HTGF Partner Markus Kreßmann talk about how grandcentrix made a radical departure from its original business idea to become a leading IoT solutions provider – and why HTGF was the only conceivable investor for the team of founders. Markus, HTGF was the sole investor in grandcentrix. The exit took place just under a year ago, in November 2019, when Vodafone completed a takeover of the company, which