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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 …

FAZUA GmbH races to market launch with successful Series B financing round

14. March 2017
FAZUA GmbH, the development and distribution firm behind the evation e-bike motor, has successfully completed its Series B financing round Long-standing shareholders High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Bayern Kapital and five private investors as well as a new stakeholder, entrepreneur Rolf Nied, are providing the company with EUR 3 million in funding as part of a capital increase. The financing will be More …

Valeo acquires gestigon, specialized in software for cabin 3D image processing

13. March 2017
Paris, March 13, 2017 – Valeo has acquired all of the outstanding shares of gestigon, a German start up specialized in developing 3D image processing software for the vehicle cabin. Designed to reinforce Valeo’s technological leadership in automated driving, this acquisition provides a solution to the need to develop simple, intuitive and effective human-machine interfaces (HMI) in a hyper-connected world. With More …

Skoove, the piano learning platform, announces €1.2m investment

8. March 2017
Skoove (www.skoove.com), the freemium piano-learning platform, is announcing 1.2 million EUR of fresh capital, from IBB-Bet and EGORA Holding. By joining the existing investor, High-Tech Gründerfonds, this new investment signals both venture capital firms’ faith in the ongoing growth of the online learning market, which, according to a KPMG and CB Insights Q4 Venture Pulse study, received over $1 billion More …

fodjan secures Series A financing and gains new partners

7. March 2017
Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) are investing in the fast-growing sector of smart farming. Lely Group has also agreed a strategic partnership with the company. Dresden-based start-up fodjan is a specialist in the field of efficient feed management for livestock. The firm’s smart, cloud-based software makes it possible to reduce feed costs, increase operational efficiency while also improving More …

Fraunhofer start-up award for Multiphoton Optics GmbH

22. February 2017
On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, Multiphoton Optics GmbH received the EUR 5,000 Fraunhofer start-up award, a joint initiative of Fraunhofer Venture and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The award honors the company’s development in the area of high-precision 3D printing. Multiphoton Optics GmbH was founded in 2013 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Silicate Research ISC and develops and markets a high-precision More …

whitesonic GmbH lands six-figure seed financing from HTGF to develop first ultrasound scanner for digital dental impressions in the field of dental prosthetics

20. December 2016
The computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) of dental prosthesis, such as crowns and bridges, has rapidly grown in importance in recent years. High-definition impressions of the regions where teeth need restoration are crucial to ensuring a perfect fit of prosthesis. These impressions are currently made with the use of silicone or an optical scan, with the patient’s gums having to More …

Scale-up production, expand US -Sales: JENETRIC GmbH pursues ambitious goals with the third funding round

15. December 2016
The German biometrics company was able to inspire its investors to participate in another investment round and win a new Business Angel After a very successful year, the German biometrics company looks ahead into a financially secure future. JENETRIC’s investors confirmed additional funding for a third investment round. The company was supported by VENTRADA Corporate Finance GmbH in the planning More …

Bio-separation goes digital – Start-up adds some excitement to mechanical separation technology –

30. November 2016
Four investors are financing continued growth by i3 Membrane GmbH. High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) in Bonn, Innovationsstarter Fonds in Hamburg, Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Sachsen mbH (MBG) in Dresden and a private US investor are investing a 7-digit Euro sum in further developing and launching new filters and separation technologies. Ultra-thin metal coatings on conventional membranes can be charged with electric current to More …