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Current Startups (Exit)

Multilingual language portal, including dictionaries, language quizzes, language games and a vocabulary trainer. Wiki-style approach allows users to collaborate.

Exit since April 2015. Purchaser: Oxford University Press (OUP).

In portfolio 29. Aug 2008 – 16. Apr 2015
Alter Fischmarkt 5
20457 Hamburg


Bunch is a team management platform enabling companies to build, manage, and scale organizational culture with strategic hires and real-time analytics. Bunch’s Berlin-based team combines deep knowledge of organizational psychology with machine learning expertise, and they are building Bunch’s platform to be at the heart of every innovating organization. Bunch sends the strong message that a culture of growth is crucial to success, and proactive management is the best way to stay ahead. The team behind the Berlin-based company is led by Darja Gutnick (MSc. in Psychology), Anthony A. Reo (BA Conflict Analysis & Resolution) and Charles Ahmadzadeh (MSc. Software Engineering) and launched its service in 2017. Bunch is backed by High Tech Gründerfonds, Atlantic Labs, MAKERS and Hyperion Invest.

Added to portfolio 29. Aug 2008
Erkelenzdamm 59-61
10999 Berlin


DRACOON is the market leader in the field of enterprise file sharing in German-speaking countries and is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in Germany.
The highly secure, platform-independent software is available in cloud, hybrid and on-premises versions and has been described as a 'Leader' by independent top analysts such as ISG. Various certificates and seals such as ISO 27001, EuroPriSe and ULD certify that DRACOON meets the highest security standards. The universal API offers a wide range of applications from data exchange and workflow integrations to secure e-mail communication and the complete modernisation of file services.

Added to portfolio 01. Feb 2010
Galgenbergstraße 2
93053 Regensburg


In recent years, the IoT (Internet of Things) market has developed dynamically. New vendors brought new products in the fields of sensors, connectivity, applications and analytics to the market. Exelonix GmbH focuses in this market segment on solutions based on the new mobile standard NB-IoT, which is currently showing rapid growth. The hardware and software solutions of Exelonix GmbH offer "easy-to-use" interfaces and proven security for the implementation of IoT applications in the areas of e-Health, Smart Home and Industry 4.0.

Added to portfolio 30. Sep 2013
Leipziger Straße 118
01127 Dresden

Geospin GmbH

Geospin develops a B2B software-as-a-service solution for the analysis of geodata using machine learning methods. The solution makes it possible to link up internal company data with external geodata to produce real time predictions of when and where clients' products or services are in demand. The software unites the internal data of clients with more than 700 external pieces of information on the surrounding area, including weather, traffic, demographics, social media and points of interest such as restaurants and public institutions. Geospin's clients include HTGF fund investors Thüga and Bosch as well as Siemens, Volkswagen, Deutsche Bahn and Union Investment. The idea was developed by founders Dr. Sebastian Wagner, Dr. Johannes Bendler, Dr. Christoph Gebele, Niklas Goby and Dr. Tobias Brandt at the Information Systems Research department at the University of Freiburg. Geospin is backed by High-Tech Gründerfonds as well as Thüga AG.

Added to portfolio 11. Jun 2018
Kartäuserstraße 39a
79102 Freiburg im Breisgau


JobLeads is the first quality controlled online recruiting channel allowing companies to systematically use the power of personal referrals to get cheaper and faster access to highly qualified candidates.

Sector: Communication, Jobs
Added to portfolio 06. Aug 2007
Großer Burstah 36-38
20457 Hamburg

Kimeta (Exit)

Intelligent Job Search Engine, which searches job boards, recruiting agencies and company career sites for jobs. Artificial Intelligence helps identifying the best jobs.

Exit since Jan. 2015.

Sector: Communication, Jobs
In portfolio 20. Jan 2006 – 22. Jan 2015
Rheinstraße 99.3
64295 Darmstadt


Makerist is the online destination for creative hobbies – to learn in a relaxed and success-oriented way with video classes, to find daily inspiration for your next project, to order all the material you need, and to connect with Europe’s biggest online hobby communities.

Added to portfolio 20. Nov 2013
Ritterstraße 11
10969 Berlin


maxment® is an innovative web-based software tool (SaaS) that helps companies in their personnel development to significantly enhance the transfer of classroom learnings to the workplace and thereby their ROI on the training investments, and to numerically prove their benefit.

Added to portfolio 12. Mar 2009
Handschuhsheimer Landstraße 44 / 1
69121 Heidelberg

NFON (Teilexit)

We connect the world in Munich. In 2007 we stirred up the blue and white sky above Bavaria with an invisible cloud. A very special cloud still revolutionizing worldwide business telephony to this day. We’re NFON AG, a worldwide leading provider of high-end telephone systems from the cloud. More than 150 creative, skilled and passionate employees in Munich, Mainz and over ten countries (eight other branches) throughout Europe ensure you stay talking. Whenever you want. Wherever you want. With whomever you want.

We take the telephone system out of the office – and into the NFON high performance computer centers. With an encrypted internet connection you can now access your phone system from around the world by phone, computer or smartphone, always connected to the classic telephone network.

Regardless of location, flexible, free and at a low price. And thanks to free for life cloud updates you’re always up to date. We make everyday business life a little simpler. And your communications more secure.

Whether you’re a local small business or international major enterprises: Our cloud telephone system can serve businesses of 2 to 249,000 employees. That’s what we like to do. That’s what we do best. With more than 10,000 satisfied customers. We’ve also received a certificate and seal from TÜV Saarland. And frequent praise from the media. ChannelPartner elected us the best known provider of cloud telephony service, the Handelsblatt writes about “calls from cloud 9”. And we keep doing what we know best: we connect what belongs together.

Sector: Communication, TelCo
Added to portfolio 20. May 2008
Leonrodstraße 68
80636 München

payever (Exit)

payever was founded to make commerce easier for businesses of all types and sizes. The company provides a modular SaaS solution to sell everywhere and accept all payments.

In portfolio 26. Jun 2015 – 09. Jan 2018
Simon-von-Utrecht Strasse 1
D-20359 Hamburg offers market leading background location technology that enables micro targeting. With our SDKs, clients can hyper-personalized marketing campaigns based on user’s favorite places. This enables microtargeting, competitive targeting and store attribution without investing in any hardware. Our offerings include PaaS, DaaS and DMP. With a focus on the verticals Hospitality, Retail, Mobility and Lifestyle.

Added to portfolio 16. Jun 2014
Kantstraße 81
10627 Berlin


PressMatrix offers a gateway for traditional print publishers into the digital world of publishing. We specialize in the digital publishing of journalistic content and support publishers, agencies and companies in aligning their
activities in the field of digital media cost-effectively and profitably.

Added to portfolio 28. Sep 2011
Zossener Straße 56-58
Aufgang D
10961 Berlin


Preventicus GmbH is developing smartphone-driven solutions to capture and analyze patients' vital parameters for early preclinical risk screening of lifestyle-related illnesses. Seed funding for the Jena-based company is managed by the German High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) in Bonn and Born2Grow venture fund in Heilbronn. The capital is being provided to develop the products and portal to marketability.

Added to portfolio 31. Jul 2014
Tatzendpromenade 2a
07745 Jena

RadioOpt (Exit)

Development and distribution of a software which will be installed on SIM-cards of mobiles. This software controls the quality of broadcasting networks. Furthermore costs with the optimization of the networks will be reduced.

Exit since September 2016.

Sector: Communication, TelCo
In portfolio 14. May 2009 – 28. Sep 2016
Altmarkt 10d
01067 Dresden


650 million people suffer from mental illness like depression, anxiety or burnout worldwide. Even in developed countries there is a huge treatment gap: 50% do not get treated. Selfapy offers scientifically proven online psychotherapy courses to make fast and affordable care accessible to everyone. Courses are effective at treating symptoms by combining advanced technology with elements of traditional care.

Added to portfolio 27. Jun 2017
Linienstraße 214
10119 Berlin


SEMKNOX offers a smart semantic product search that allows online shop visitors to search for products in everyday language .

Added to portfolio 29. May 2015
Webergasse 1, Haus 2B 01067 Dresden


Smoope „Service To Go“ is an app which connects businesses to their customers via instant messaging. The versatile web app for businesses and a mobile app for customers create a whole new playground for B2C communication in the age of the mobile consumer.

Added to portfolio 25. Jul 2014
Pischekstr. 68
70184 Stuttgart

softgarden (Exit)

Development of a selflearning Software which automatically places job ads target group specifically in a pool of more than 1500 jobboards.

Exit in March 2015: HTGF sold its Shareholdings in softgarden e - recruting GmbH in a Secondary to the Lead Investor CIPIO.

In portfolio 23. Jul 2010 – 06. Mar 2015
Tauentzienstraße 14
10789 Berlin


uberMetrics Technologies is a technology provider for (social) media monitoring. The tool uberMetrics DELTA gathers data from public communication, extracts the relevant content for the client and makes it accessible in a SaaS-Tool for its analysis.

Added to portfolio 22. Sep 2011
Kronenstraße 1
10117 Berlin


virtualQ® provides a software for call centers that avoids time on hold for callers and solves problems with peak management and reduces phone line costs for companies.

Sector: Communication, Tools
Added to portfolio 23. Sep 2015
Pappelallee 78/79
10437 Berlin

Nobelstraße 5
70569 Stuttgart