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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Posts & mentions

11. January 2022

Successful Exit for HTGF: Enscape to Merge with Chaos, Backed by TA Associates and LEA Partners

The Karlsruhe-based start-up Enscape has quickly grown, establishing its position as a leading SaaS provider for real-time rendering and design workflow technology to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industryHigh-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) has been an investor in the company since it was spun off in 2017 from Inreal Technologies – a HTGF portfolio start-up since 2013The merger will create a global leader in 3D visualization and design workflow technology Bonn, Ja
16. December 2021

Important developments to watch out for in 2022

What trends does next year have in store for us? Five High-Tech Gründerfonds Partners take a look into the crystal ball, reveal the technologies they feel will become relevant, and explain why start-ups need to focus on corporate culture and employer branding from an early stage. Implementing good ideas very well In 2022 we’ll be looking beyond the pandemic. If the extreme developments are able to be kept in check, we could see the economy recovering and picking up quite r
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