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High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is Germany’s most active and leading seed stage investor. We finance your technology-driven company – whether you are active in the fields of cleantech or robotics, whether you are developing new drugs, chemical processes or new software: come profit from our experience and the extensive network of our team and its technological and entrepreneurial expertise.

Facts & Figures

Over 400 High-Tech companies have been launched successfully since 2005. Next to the 576 Mio. € originating from our own funds (HTGF I and HTGF II), so far, more than 1 billion Euro of additional capital have been raised into our portfolio in about 900 follow-on rounds of financing. Moreover, we successfully exited 58 of our portfolio companies in that same timeframe.

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We offer a lot more than financing:

  • 27 experienced Investment Managers are at your site during the entire investment process from the first financing round to a successful exit.
  • Please contact us even if your team is incomplete. Our Relationship Management will give support by management additions and by introducing candidates from our network.
  • We worked with more than 800 national and international investors. Among those we will find the right partner for your follow-on financing rounds.
  • Our more than 80 Coaches support you in finding the perfect funding source and help you to develop the right case and presentation to approach investors.
  • After having invested in more than 400 companies we know exactly how to support young high-tech start-ups in every phase of their development. Our Relationship Management will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
  • We have a network of over 600 start-up-savvy experts for our portfolio companies. They can find co-founders, experienced managers, specialists and service providers on our internal pages.

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      • Energy Generation / Storage
      • Energy Management
      • Illumination / Projection / Audio
      • Logistics
      • Metrology
      • Mobility
      • Optical Metrology
      • Production / Robotics / Automation
      • Recycling
      • Semiconductor
      • Sensornetworks
      • TelCo
      • Water
    • Information- and Communication Technology
      • AdTec
      • Application Software
      • Cloud
      • Communication
      • e-Commerce
      • Industrial Software
      • Internet & Web 2.0 Software
      • IT Security
      • Jobs
      • Payment
      • Publishing
      • Tools
      • Travel
      • Web & Mobile Marketing
    • Life Sciences
      • Aesthetics & Rehab
      • Biosensors & Analytics
      • Critical Care
      • Drug Development
      • Green Biotech
      • Imaging & Navigation
      • In-Vitro Dx & Biomarker
      • In-Vivo Dx
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Recent Additions

bentekk develops gas measurement instruments for detecting toxic pollutants in industrial applications. 10x faster measurements …

SE.M.LABS is a full service SaaS provider for usage-based billing models. We enable the entry …

Yeti Learning GmbH is developing a gamified educational learning system for children with dyslexia. The …

Bitwala is a next generation bank account and the smartest way to send money easy, …

Thermosome develops novel drugs for locally-advanced solid tumors by using nanocarriers for heat-induced local drug …

Die Pulsar Photonics GmbH wurde im September 2013 als Spin-off des Fraunhofer Instituts für Lasertechnik …

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News

bentekk GmbH receives seed funding to develop the market with gas measurement technology

27. April 2016

The manufacturer of measurement instruments for toxic industrial gases bentekk successfully completes a seed funding round. The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and the Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg More …

Stuttgart Startup SE.M.LABS raises 780.000€ in seed round in order to bring breath of fresh air into the leasing market: Pay per use 4.0!

22. April 2016

The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) invests in cooperation with the MBG and a private angel investor into the Stuttgart based software as a service provider SE.M.LABS. More …

Follow up investment for eyefactive

21. April 2016

The High-Tech Gründerfonds and the MBG Schleswig-Holstein renew their investment in eyefactive GmbH. A six digit sum is provided to promote the international growth of More …

Focus on digital health: BVMed, Earlybird, High-Tech Gründerfonds and BIOCOM publish “MedTech Radar 6”

19. April 2016

Digitalisation has now become part of everyday life and the health sector is no exception. There are currently around 100,000 health apps on offer in More …

Cunesoft receives a seven-digit Series-A financing from Occident Group, High-Tech-Gruenderfonds and Bayern Kapital

7. April 2016

The Munich based Cunesoft GmbH, an innovative software provider of cloud-based regulatory master data management solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it has More …

Thermosome raises €4.6m with first financing round and a research grant from the German government

6. April 2016

Thermosome GmbH, an emerging biopharmaceutical company, today announces the closing of its first financing round, raising net proceeds of approximately €1.9 million from funds managed More …

Lockbox secures financing and expands across Germany with Trinkkiste.de

5. April 2016

For almost one year, Berlin-based start-up Lockbox GmbH has been making beverage delivery for its customers as easy as possible thanks to its Trinkkiste.de service. More …

German Bitcoin Startup Bitwala Raises €800k in Seed Round To Empower Global Money Transfer Based on Blockchain Technology

4. April 2016

Bitwala, the easiest way for international money transfers using blockchain technology, announced today that it has raised €800k in a seed funding round including the More …

Amal Therapeutics raises CHF 3 million in a Series A financing round led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

30. March 2016

Amal Therapeutics (Amal) completes CHF 3 million (EUR 2.75 million) Series A financing round with Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF) as cornerstone investors. VI Partners More …

Yoga hits the digital opportunities of the 21st century

17. March 2016

High-Tech Gründerfonds invests together with private investors in a new modern life yoga app Asana Yoga, which was founded in 2015 today announced the seed More …
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