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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 850 follow-on rounds of financing. Moreover, we successfully exited 57 of our portfolio companies in that same timeframe.

Financing / Infos


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.
  • 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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Recent Additions

Senostic is a diagnostic company developing the differential diagnosis of multiple neurodegenerative diseases in a …

The company was founded in 2014 by Dr. Ralf Hilfrich (technical director) and Stefan Raupach … has developed LifeTime: an app that enables doctors and patients to easily share health …

heartbeat ONE provides a streamlined patient management tool for health care facilities of all sizes. …

Gravit GmbH was founded in November 2015 in Berlin. Gravit develops an innovative web-based design …

REVOBOTIK is setting-up a new standard for pick-and-place robots in the mass production. The system …



SeNostic GmbH raises seed round for the clinical development of a novel technology for the differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases

25. January 2016

The diagnostics company SeNostic GmbH announced today the closing of a seed round of financing led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). SeNostic will set out to More …

Venture Capital: Evonik invests in SYNOSTE, a medical technology start-up in Düsseldorf and Helsinki

21. January 2016

High-tech implant will make leg-lengthening treatment easier and less painful New medical application with high performance polymer VESTAKEEP® PEEK from Evonik Technology estimated to be More …

HTGF and MBG Schleswig-Holstein invest into innovative diagnostic solution for the early detection of oral cancer

20. January 2016

The biotech company Abviris Deutschland GmbH from Ammersbek near Hamburg, Germany, developed a rapid test for the early detection of mouth and throat cancer. High-Tech More …

First four companies selected to participate in the German Accelerator Life Sciences program in Cambridge

13. January 2016

During the 34th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the German Accelerator Life Sciences (GALS) announced the first four companies to participate in its Cambridge-based program. AYOXXA More …

High-Tech Gründerfonds and DocCheck AG Guano invest in heartbeat medical

12. January 2016

Patient reported outcomes and intelligent treatment analytics: heartbeat medical, a Berlin and Cologne based startup, enables doctors to measure and improve their procedures. The High-Tech More …

GRAVIT, the new web-based vector design tool, just launched version 3 and announces investment from HTGF

12. January 2016

Gravit, the world’s first web-based vector design tool, just launched its third major version and announces a seed funding of six digits from the German More …

Series A Financing: POSpulse receives seven-digit investment

12. January 2016

Intermedia and Mobile Ventures invest in POSpulse  Further growth to be boosted by international expansion and enhancement of analytics platform POSpulse gathers shopper insights via More …

Seven-digit investment in Hamburg-based health app LifeTime

7. January 2016

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is making a seven-digit investment in the health app LifeTime, joining Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg (IFH) and an investor group made up of More …

The HTGF team wishes you a Merry Christmas!

22. December 2015

Don’t keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. Alexander Graham More …

The GERMAN biometrics company JENETRIC GmbH enjoys confidence of its investors

17. December 2015

Second round of financing secured after successful product launch The investors of JENETRIC GmbH enter a second round of financing. “The whole team impressed us More …