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.


Posts & mentions

18. January 2024

2024: Trends, opportunities and challenges for founders

What trends and technologies can we expect to see in 2024? And what are the opportunities and challenges that founders will face? Our Partners Dr. Angelika Vlachou, Dr. Markus Kückelhaus and Markus Kreßmann provide an outlook, focusing on our investment fields industrial tech, life sciences & chemistry, and digital tech. Industrial Tech, Deep Tech and Climate Tech: An outlook by Dr. Markus Kückelhaus In the traditional industrial tech cluster, which encompasses fields such a
Dracoon Management
22. November 2023

Very Successful Exit for HTGF: DRACOON joins Kiteworks

DRACOON joins Kiteworks. As part of the deal, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) will sell its shares.  HTGF was the first institutional investor in the seed round in 2010.  HTGF has actively supported DRACOON through various stages of its development, backing it on its way to becoming a leading player in the field of enterprise file sharing and collaboration. DRACOON is a fast-growing market leader in the field of enterprise file sharing and collaboration in German-spea
IPlytics Team
9. November 2022

Successful exit for HTGF: LexisNexis expands its Intellectual Property Solutions suite with the acquisition of IPlytics

November 9th 2022 – LexisNexis Legal & Professional, part of RELX, today announced that it has acquired IPlytics, a leading IP intelligence company that enables the analysis of technology landscapes and competition for industries where standards and patents matter by providing access to multiple databases connecting patents, Standard Essential Patents (SEPs), standards, and technical standards contributions. The acquisition extends the vision of LexisNexis Intellectual Property Sol