Markus Kreßmann

Partner

Markus Kreßmann

Partner

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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Press
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 Solutions
 
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Quentic FFounders Team
12. May 2022

Very successful exit for HTGF: AMCS to acquire Quentic – strong partners for a green future

With its modular SaaS solution, Quentic simplifies management and reporting in the fields of environmental, health, safety and quality (EHSQ) management and environment, social and governance (ESG).The acquisition by AMCS will further strengthen Quentic GmbH’s position as one of the leading providers of integrated software solutions in EHSQ and ESG.Together with a business angel, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) was the first investor in the company back in 2008 and has closely supported its
 
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Rebelle Nasdaq
25. February 2022

First “green IPO” – Rebelle, the online marketplace for second-hand designer fashion, goes public: Huge success for HTGF

The IPO of Rebelle on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Stockholm is the first stock market flotation with a Nasdaq Green Equity Designation in the global Nasdaq system.High-Tech Gründerfonds has held a stake in the company since October 2013, just a few months after its foundation.Alex von Frankenberg, Managing Director at HTGF: “We’ve supported the development of Rebelle right from a very early stage. The company’s rise over the years has been really quite remarkable. At HTGF,
 
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11. January 2022

Very 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
 
Press
16. December 2021

Compliance platform Taxdoo raises $64M Series B round to build the Financial Operating System for e-commerce

Hamburg, Germany, December 16, 2021 - Taxdoo, the financial compliance startup, today announced a $64M Series B round led by Tiger Global, with participation from existing investors Accel, Visionaries Club, and 20VC. Coming 11 months after the Series A round – and bringing total funding to $84M – this investment will further propel Taxdoo in building the Financial Operating System for e-commerce. With the new funds, Taxdoo is set to further expand its offering across Europe and double it
 
Blog
Blog
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
 
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10. December 2021

Successful exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds - TA Associates completes investment in tech11

TA completes strategic growth investments in both tech11 and Adcubum AG with the aim of developing a leading European software provider for health and P&C insuranceWürzburg-based insurtech tech11 provides a core insurance platform for P&C insurers Bonn, December 10, 2021 - tech11 GmbH has been on the market for around three years and has developed into a fast-growing provider of insurance software for property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies in Germany and Europe.
 
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15. December 2020

Taxdoo Raises $21 Million in Series A Funding, Led By Accel, to Bring Automated Compliance to European E-Commerce

As e-commerce continues to grow, Taxdoo is scaling to meet demand for its API-driven compliance platform for cross-border online sellersTaxdoo will triple headcount during the next 12 months and expand its go-to-market across Europe Taxdoo, the automated platform for financial compliance in e-commerce, today announced it has closed a $21 million (€17 million) Series A round of financing led by global venture capital firm Accel, with participation from Visionaries Club, 20VC and existing