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Simplify your private cloud – cloudplan closes second financial round

23. March 2017
cloudplan offers a next-gen most secure and intelligent private cloud solution based on peer-to-peer technology for Enterprises (SaaS model). To finance international roll-out and further development a second financial round has been closed with INNOVATIONSSTARTER FONDS HAMBURG, High-Tech Gründerfonds and 7 private investors. Frank Brügmann, CEO cloudplan: „With our solution Enterprises can build their secure private cloud locally or globally More …

Crealytics Raises $9.3 Million to Scale Rich Intersection of Ad Tech and Retail Technology

15. March 2017
Series C underscores progressive investments in ad tech outside the hype cycle Paid search and Google Shopping leader Crealytics announced the close of $9.3 million in Series C financing from a group of private investors. Led by Optima, a privately owned investment group, the raise signals a progressive, mounting movement toward investments outside the typical ad tech hype cycle and More …

High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in Fraunhofer Spin-Off wetransform

13. February 2017
The High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in wetransform, a start-up that builds a cloud solution for particularly easy data transformation and migration. Tasks such as environmental protection and disaster recovery require cross-border collaboration. Often, necessary collaboration suffers due to missing, interoperable data. wetransform helps organisations that need to work together to make data interoperable, with just a fraction of the effort and More …

Berlin-based start-up incapptic Connect receives seed funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds

9. February 2017
incapptic Connect closes seed round with HTGF. This start-up’s unique software resolves a complex problem in the field of apps and enterprise mobility. incapptic Connect’s software simplifies the exchange of data between companies and external developers when updating apps. Each app needs to be signed with a digital corporate key before it can be published. This is akin to a More …

Successful exit – Trademob becomes part of French ad-tech company Adikteev

8. February 2017
French marketing platform acquires 100% stake in Berlin-based mobile DSP (programmatic demand-side platform) Trademob founder Mark Kamran remains Managing Director of Trademob and takes up a seat on Adikteev’s board Trademob GmbH has been acquired by Paris-based marketing specialist Adikteev. With its programmatic demand-side platform (DSP), Trademob enhances the French firm’s portfolio with a predictive engine and technology for dynamic More …

Kiwigrid Successfully Closes Series C Round

2. February 2017
Innogy Venture Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds are selling their shareholding within this financing round Kiwigrid, innogy, LG and AQTON Are Jointly Creating a Global Industry Platform for Energy IoT Kiwigrid GmbH, operator of an Energy IoT industry platform, has successfully completed its third and so far its largest financing round. While AQTON SE has significantly increased its share, the company based More …

Deutsche Börse acquires stake in figo

23. November 2016
DB1 Ventures, the Corporate Venture Capital arm of Deutsche Börse Group, has participated in a Series B financing round for the Hamburg-based FinTech company figo GmbH and is investing a seven-digit amount for a significant minority stake. Further investors are reputable business angels from Germany. figo raised €6.8 million in total in the current financing round. figo is a banking More …

Seed financing for Flowtify – paperless hygiene and quality management

22. November 2016
Flowtify has developed a tablet-based tool for hygiene and quality management in the food service industry. The team, located in Cologne, comprises one restaurateur with over 10 years of experience in the industry, a software developer and a product owner, qualified for the “Metro Accelerator powered by Techstars” back in October 2015 out of more than 600 international competitors. Flowtify More …

On course for success with review software – German startup Filestage concludes HTGF financing round

16. November 2016
The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Germany’s leading seed stage investor, has invested in the software company Filestage. The startup offers freelancers, agencies and marketing departments a review tool for the coordination of media content. With its unique review workflow it simplifies the daily communication with customers and colleagues. Filestage is a web application to share, review and approve media content with More …

Userlane’s closed Seed-Round enhances the sales of their navigation system for software

15. November 2016
The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) invests together with Commerzbank’s subsidiary main incubator and Business Angel Robert A. Kabs in the Munich-based SaaS-company Userlane. The technology developed by Userlane guides users through software like a GPS turn-by-turn navigation system. This allows every user to operate even complex software on a professional level without any previous knowledge. Key to Userlane’s technology are interactive More …