42CAP

42CAP is a seed stage investment firm based in Munich, Germany. They initially invest € 0.5 to 1.5m in seed-stage tech- and data-driven companies across Europe with global ambition.With eCircle they previously built one of Europe’s largest SaaS companies and sold the profitable business to Teradata (NYSE:TDC) in 2012.
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Maximillian Ulrich Cartellieri

Venture Partner

Julian von Fischer

Principal

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Alexander Meyer

General Partner

Alex Meyer

General Partner

Thomas Wilke

General Partner

Moritz Zimmermann

General Partner

55 past transactions

The industry of the 21st century is built on batteries. To understand and improve the safety, reliability and lifetime of batteries, companies around the world rely on ACCURE's actionable data analytics. With massively increasing demand for battery systems, the need to continuously optimize performance and lifetime grows rapidly. The ACCURE platform accurately determines and forecasts the health of batteries using laboratory and operational data. This enables you to optimize system design and battery operation.​

Occtoo AB

Seed Round in 2020
Occtoo AB operates a software as a service based experience data platform that provides application programming interface services. The company provides no-code and low code, experience It provides marketers and content managers to orchestrate the content experience of brand creating personalized user experiences. It provides services, such as content personalization, dynamic product profiling, brand shops and mini sites, brand reseller engagement, customer insights, data consolidation and machine learning, and headless personalization. It serves brands, retail, and wholesale industries. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Vellinge, Sweden.

Customs4trade (C4T)

Series B in 2019
Customs4trade’s (C4T) unique team of customs experts and best-of-breed technology engineers has developed CAS, a one-of-a-kind software solution that automates customs and trade compliance. CAS is a collaborative hub, designed to manage regional and worldwide customs and trade compliance quickly and accurately, within one single platform. By automating all import and export processes, C4T clients experience faster time to market, eliminate customs duty and administration costs, and gain strategic visibility into their customs operations. Built on the Microsoft Azure platform and delivered as a Service (SaaS), CAS provides clients with continual updates and feature enhancements, including the incorporation of any changes to legislation and compliance regulations—along with Azure’s signature accessibility, scalability, and security. With hundreds of thousands of EU companies bracing for Brexit, forward-thinking customs managers are turning to C4T to prepare their organisations for a seamless transition.

Codesphere

Seed Round in 2023
Codesphere is your Zeroconfig Cloud. No config - just code and run web apps from your browser. Team work on distributed full stack Typescript, and benefit from our automatic deployments, scaling, tests, and security / privacy audits. We optimize each and every detail to keep things simple for you. Codesphere is next level programming.

Occtoo AB

Seed Round in 2021
Occtoo AB operates a software as a service based experience data platform that provides application programming interface services. The company provides no-code and low code, experience It provides marketers and content managers to orchestrate the content experience of brand creating personalized user experiences. It provides services, such as content personalization, dynamic product profiling, brand shops and mini sites, brand reseller engagement, customer insights, data consolidation and machine learning, and headless personalization. It serves brands, retail, and wholesale industries. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Vellinge, Sweden.

Codesphere

Seed Round in 2022
Codesphere is your Zeroconfig Cloud. No config - just code and run web apps from your browser. Team work on distributed full stack Typescript, and benefit from our automatic deployments, scaling, tests, and security / privacy audits. We optimize each and every detail to keep things simple for you. Codesphere is next level programming.

Flowlity

Seed Round in 2022
Flowlity SAS develops a supply chain platform. The company offers a software as a service (SaaS) based artificial intelligence (AI) platform, which provides synchronization planning between manufacturers, suppliers, and customers. It also provides third party data security services, integration with information technology (IT) systems, real-time inventory analysis, cost optimization strategies, and connection with suppliers. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

weweb

Seed Round in 2020
WeWeb is a website builder for professional teams. It enables to build high performance websites quickly thanks to no-code interfaces + integrates developer friendly features so teams can connect their own back-end (Headless CMS, Shopify, Airtable, GoogleSheet, Custom API, etc.) or add custom front-end components in the drag & drop editor.

Nostos Genomics

Seed Round in 2022
Nostos Genomics UG (haftungsbeschränkt) develops AI-driven variant interpretation platform for deciphering of genetic diseases. The company’s platform enables genetic testing labs to give people with genetic diseases a clear diagnosis. Its platform leverages a combination of machine learning and synthetic biology to characterize mutations at scale and automate the interpretation. The company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Mostly AI

Series B in 2022
Mostly AI Solutions MP GmbH provides category-defining and privacy-preserving generative AI solutions. The company’s technology solutions enable the users to model, explore, experiment, share, archive, sell, and modify the data. It also offers machine learning training courses and programs. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

Teemly AB

Seed Round in 2021
Teemly AB develops a virtual office solution. It offers Teemly, a virtual office that connects distributed teams. The company’s Teemly is used to work alongside each other, regardless of location; co-work side by side using the walkie-talkie function; and talk informally about life or work. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Customs4trade (C4T)

Series C in 2021
Customs4trade’s (C4T) unique team of customs experts and best-of-breed technology engineers has developed CAS, a one-of-a-kind software solution that automates customs and trade compliance. CAS is a collaborative hub, designed to manage regional and worldwide customs and trade compliance quickly and accurately, within one single platform. By automating all import and export processes, C4T clients experience faster time to market, eliminate customs duty and administration costs, and gain strategic visibility into their customs operations. Built on the Microsoft Azure platform and delivered as a Service (SaaS), CAS provides clients with continual updates and feature enhancements, including the incorporation of any changes to legislation and compliance regulations—along with Azure’s signature accessibility, scalability, and security. With hundreds of thousands of EU companies bracing for Brexit, forward-thinking customs managers are turning to C4T to prepare their organisations for a seamless transition.
The industry of the 21st century is built on batteries. To understand and improve the safety, reliability and lifetime of batteries, companies around the world rely on ACCURE's actionable data analytics. With massively increasing demand for battery systems, the need to continuously optimize performance and lifetime grows rapidly. The ACCURE platform accurately determines and forecasts the health of batteries using laboratory and operational data. This enables you to optimize system design and battery operation.​

Crosser

Venture Round in 2021
Crosser designs and develops Streaming Analytics and Integration software for any Edge, On-premise or Cloud. The Crosser Platform enables real-time processing of streaming or batch data for Industrial IoT, Data Transformation, Analytics, Automation and Integration.

Allcyte

Seed Round in 2020
Allcyte is a biotech start-up company focused on functional drug testing in primary human material. With our Pharmacoscopy high-content imaging platform and AI-supported image analysis pipelines, our mission is to bring the next generation of personalized medicine to cancer patients and treating physicians, and support pharmaceutical companies to focus their drug development efforts on the right molecules in the right indications. We enable research through the image-based quantification of single-cell phenotypes - all performed directly in primary patient material with minimal amounts of manipulation and requiring minimal amounts of sample. We integrate these data using cutting edge methods of statistics and machine learning to generate actionable insights for our customers. Our mission is to help you make the best possible biomedical decisions.

e-bot7 GmbH

Seed Round in 2018
e-bot7 integrates Artificial Intelligence to increase the efficiency of Customer Service. Through its pre-trained machine learning algorithms the system can automate answers and processes and suggest the best answers to agents. This reduces average handling times, increases sales and saves up to 80% of costs.

Katana MRP

Series A in 2021
Katana is the #1 modern manufacturing & inventory software for scaling businesses. Automate your workflows with Katana’s visual interface and smart auto-booking engine, which allow you to prioritize orders and see the availability of raw materials & finished goods in real-time. Easily create bills of materials for your products and their variants, gain multichannel inventory visibility and floor-level control. Seamless integrations with Shopify, WooCommerce, QuickBooks, and Xero.

Zelros

Series A in 2021
Zelros provides a SaaS-based artificial intelligence platform for insurers. Its platform also understands the profile of customer and recommends the products, arguments, and prices; and is used for claims process automation, such as claim filing, missing information in complex case, processing time, and other applications. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Paris, France.

Lesara

Series A in 2014
Lesara is the leading global agile retail pioneer for amazing fashion merchandise at best prices.The company has offices in China and Germany and since its launch in 2013 expanded into 24 markets in 7 languages across Europe, grew its assortment to more than 100.000 SKUs and the the team to over 300 employees.Lesara is operating a completely vertically integrated supply chain and needs only 2 weeks from idea over design, production to product go-live for its collections.The company was awarded as fastest growing tech-company in Europe in 2016.

Katana MRP

Seed Round in 2020
Katana is the #1 modern manufacturing & inventory software for scaling businesses. Automate your workflows with Katana’s visual interface and smart auto-booking engine, which allow you to prioritize orders and see the availability of raw materials & finished goods in real-time. Easily create bills of materials for your products and their variants, gain multichannel inventory visibility and floor-level control. Seamless integrations with Shopify, WooCommerce, QuickBooks, and Xero.

Superface

Pre Seed Round in 2020
The future of APIs is true machine-to-machine communication. Autonomous APIs, decoupled components and self-driving clients are the foundation for voice interfaces and artificial intelligence. Superface uses super interface components that enable plug-and-play usage of data and services provided by companies using their API.

OnTruck

Seed Round in 2016
Connects businesses with freight carriers to ship pallets of goods

cioplenu GmbH

Seed Round in 2018
cioplenu GmbH designs and develops web-based software solution for the creation, administration and use of digital job descriptions. The company's product modules include platform for creator, infield, workbench, and reporter. In addition, modules include connector, and order. The company's product features includes collaboration and multilingualism, media recording and editing, organisation and structure, versioning and archiving, reporting and analysis, and configuration and integration. The company offers its modules to mechanical engineering, plant engineering, and automotive industries. The company's partners include bayme vbm, Fraunhofer IGCV, Smart Learning Factory, A3 Regio Wirtschaft, Technical University of Munich, and Augsburg Innovation Park. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Augsburg, Germany.

scoutbee GmbH

Series B in 2020
scoutbee GmbH operates a digital industrial B2B platform for global supplier search. Its platform allows users to search and find new suppliers, partners, and B2B information. The company’s platform enables purchasers to find suppliers, and suppliers to add request for proposals and find buying leads. It serves customers ranging from smallest SME to the largest OEMs in automotive, drive technology, metal parts, plastics and rubber, and more products. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Hausen bei Würzburg, Germany.

OnTruck

Series A in 2017
Connects businesses with freight carriers to ship pallets of goods

Mostly AI

Series A in 2020
Mostly AI Solutions MP GmbH provides category-defining and privacy-preserving generative AI solutions. The company’s technology solutions enable the users to model, explore, experiment, share, archive, sell, and modify the data. It also offers machine learning training courses and programs. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

Lesara

Seed Round in 2013
Lesara is the leading global agile retail pioneer for amazing fashion merchandise at best prices.The company has offices in China and Germany and since its launch in 2013 expanded into 24 markets in 7 languages across Europe, grew its assortment to more than 100.000 SKUs and the the team to over 300 employees.Lesara is operating a completely vertically integrated supply chain and needs only 2 weeks from idea over design, production to product go-live for its collections.The company was awarded as fastest growing tech-company in Europe in 2016.

scoutbee GmbH

Series A in 2019
scoutbee GmbH operates a digital industrial B2B platform for global supplier search. Its platform allows users to search and find new suppliers, partners, and B2B information. The company’s platform enables purchasers to find suppliers, and suppliers to add request for proposals and find buying leads. It serves customers ranging from smallest SME to the largest OEMs in automotive, drive technology, metal parts, plastics and rubber, and more products. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Hausen bei Würzburg, Germany.

Customs4trade (C4T)

Series A in 2019
Customs4trade’s (C4T) unique team of customs experts and best-of-breed technology engineers has developed CAS, a one-of-a-kind software solution that automates customs and trade compliance. CAS is a collaborative hub, designed to manage regional and worldwide customs and trade compliance quickly and accurately, within one single platform. By automating all import and export processes, C4T clients experience faster time to market, eliminate customs duty and administration costs, and gain strategic visibility into their customs operations. Built on the Microsoft Azure platform and delivered as a Service (SaaS), CAS provides clients with continual updates and feature enhancements, including the incorporation of any changes to legislation and compliance regulations—along with Azure’s signature accessibility, scalability, and security. With hundreds of thousands of EU companies bracing for Brexit, forward-thinking customs managers are turning to C4T to prepare their organisations for a seamless transition.

CANDIS

Series B in 2020
CANDIS automates financial processes such as the collection of invoices, data capture, pre-accounting, and payments - for small and medium-sized companies through artificial intelligence. That enables companies and tax advisors to save time and have a better collaboration within finance teams. To date, Candis serves thousands of customers and invests heavily in technology.

CrossEngage GmbH

Series A in 2019
CrossEngage GmbH provides a cross-channel marketing cloud solution that empowers marketing managers to orchestrate their campaigns across relevant channels, including email, RTA, onsite, and push notifications. Its platform provides 360° user profiles; and enables marketing managers to segment users based on sociodemographic or historical purchase data, as well as orchestrate the delivery of their messages across relevant channels. The company serves digital marketers in Germany. CrossEngage GmbH was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Berlin, Germany with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

Customs4trade (C4T)

Series B in 2020
Customs4trade’s (C4T) unique team of customs experts and best-of-breed technology engineers has developed CAS, a one-of-a-kind software solution that automates customs and trade compliance. CAS is a collaborative hub, designed to manage regional and worldwide customs and trade compliance quickly and accurately, within one single platform. By automating all import and export processes, C4T clients experience faster time to market, eliminate customs duty and administration costs, and gain strategic visibility into their customs operations. Built on the Microsoft Azure platform and delivered as a Service (SaaS), CAS provides clients with continual updates and feature enhancements, including the incorporation of any changes to legislation and compliance regulations—along with Azure’s signature accessibility, scalability, and security. With hundreds of thousands of EU companies bracing for Brexit, forward-thinking customs managers are turning to C4T to prepare their organisations for a seamless transition.

CrossEngage GmbH

Seed Round in 2016
CrossEngage GmbH provides a cross-channel marketing cloud solution that empowers marketing managers to orchestrate their campaigns across relevant channels, including email, RTA, onsite, and push notifications. Its platform provides 360° user profiles; and enables marketing managers to segment users based on sociodemographic or historical purchase data, as well as orchestrate the delivery of their messages across relevant channels. The company serves digital marketers in Germany. CrossEngage GmbH was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Berlin, Germany with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

ENLYZE GmbH

Seed Round in 2020
ENLYZE GmbH develops industrial analytics technology that reduces setup, ramp-up times, and scrap production. The company monitors and predicts machine status and product quality based on the combination of machine data and nuanced details in the electrical signal. It develops hardware and cloud-based software for analyzing the quality. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Aachen, Germany.

Kaia Health Software GmbH

Seed Round in 2016
Kaia Health is a digital therapeutics company that creates evidence-based treatments for a range of disorders including back pain and COPD. Working with experts in various medical fields, the company uses machine learning to deliver individualized app interventions that aim to empower and motivate patients to take control and self-manage their condition with digital alternatives from their home using devices they already own (i.e. smartphones and tablets). The company has enrolled more than 400,000 users to-date in its digital therapy program. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.

Mostly AI

Seed Round in 2018
Mostly AI Solutions MP GmbH provides category-defining and privacy-preserving generative AI solutions. The company’s technology solutions enable the users to model, explore, experiment, share, archive, sell, and modify the data. It also offers machine learning training courses and programs. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

cioplenu GmbH

Seed Round in 2020
cioplenu GmbH designs and develops web-based software solution for the creation, administration and use of digital job descriptions. The company's product modules include platform for creator, infield, workbench, and reporter. In addition, modules include connector, and order. The company's product features includes collaboration and multilingualism, media recording and editing, organisation and structure, versioning and archiving, reporting and analysis, and configuration and integration. The company offers its modules to mechanical engineering, plant engineering, and automotive industries. The company's partners include bayme vbm, Fraunhofer IGCV, Smart Learning Factory, A3 Regio Wirtschaft, Technical University of Munich, and Augsburg Innovation Park. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Augsburg, Germany.

CANDIS

Venture Round in 2017
CANDIS automates financial processes such as the collection of invoices, data capture, pre-accounting, and payments - for small and medium-sized companies through artificial intelligence. That enables companies and tax advisors to save time and have a better collaboration within finance teams. To date, Candis serves thousands of customers and invests heavily in technology.

Adverity GmbH

Seed Round in 2017
Adverity GmbH develops web-based marketing reporting and analytics platform. The software collects, normalizes, and analyzes data from marketing applications or media tools, big data platforms, databases, and spreadsheets. The software collects data from flexible API-like connector builder and then data transformation engine transforms the data to create a clean, normalized, accurate, and aligned dataset. The company manages client campaigns across all channels, optimizes marketing campaigns, automates internal and client reporting through shareable dashboards, and connects sales and marketing performance to analyze. Adverity GmbH was founded in 2014 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

Adverity GmbH

Series A in 2018
Adverity GmbH develops web-based marketing reporting and analytics platform. The software collects, normalizes, and analyzes data from marketing applications or media tools, big data platforms, databases, and spreadsheets. The software collects data from flexible API-like connector builder and then data transformation engine transforms the data to create a clean, normalized, accurate, and aligned dataset. The company manages client campaigns across all channels, optimizes marketing campaigns, automates internal and client reporting through shareable dashboards, and connects sales and marketing performance to analyze. Adverity GmbH was founded in 2014 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

e-bot7 GmbH

Series A in 2019
e-bot7 integrates Artificial Intelligence to increase the efficiency of Customer Service. Through its pre-trained machine learning algorithms the system can automate answers and processes and suggest the best answers to agents. This reduces average handling times, increases sales and saves up to 80% of costs.

Phase Software GmbH

Seed Round in 2019
Phase is a visual and intuitive digital design tool, reworked for the new age.

Flowlity

Seed Round in 2019
Flowlity SAS develops a supply chain platform. The company offers a software as a service (SaaS) based artificial intelligence (AI) platform, which provides synchronization planning between manufacturers, suppliers, and customers. It also provides third party data security services, integration with information technology (IT) systems, real-time inventory analysis, cost optimization strategies, and connection with suppliers. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Zelros

Series A in 2018
Zelros provides a SaaS-based artificial intelligence platform for insurers. Its platform also understands the profile of customer and recommends the products, arguments, and prices; and is used for claims process automation, such as claim filing, missing information in complex case, processing time, and other applications. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Paris, France.

Adverity GmbH

Series B in 2019
Adverity GmbH develops web-based marketing reporting and analytics platform. The software collects, normalizes, and analyzes data from marketing applications or media tools, big data platforms, databases, and spreadsheets. The software collects data from flexible API-like connector builder and then data transformation engine transforms the data to create a clean, normalized, accurate, and aligned dataset. The company manages client campaigns across all channels, optimizes marketing campaigns, automates internal and client reporting through shareable dashboards, and connects sales and marketing performance to analyze. Adverity GmbH was founded in 2014 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

CANDIS

Series A in 2018
CANDIS automates financial processes such as the collection of invoices, data capture, pre-accounting, and payments - for small and medium-sized companies through artificial intelligence. That enables companies and tax advisors to save time and have a better collaboration within finance teams. To date, Candis serves thousands of customers and invests heavily in technology.

Crosser

Series A in 2019
Crosser designs and develops Streaming Analytics and Integration software for any Edge, On-premise or Cloud. The Crosser Platform enables real-time processing of streaming or batch data for Industrial IoT, Data Transformation, Analytics, Automation and Integration.

Packlink

Series B in 2014
Packlink is an online platform that offers cost-effective package delivery services in Spain, Germany, France, Italy and internationally. Since 2015 Packlink also introduced a business solution which is called Packlink PRO to enable cost-effective package delivery for businesses. It enables users to compare all available package delivery options offered by different service providers and pick a suitable service to get their parcels delivered. Packlink was launched in January 2011.

Taxy.io GmbH

Seed Round in 2020
Taxy.io GmbH develops a software for the automation of tax consulting and research. The company offers an artificial intelligence (AI) based platform, Taxy.io, which creates a central information hub for digital tax intelligence through semantic and context-specific search and automated legal analysis. It serves lawyers, tax consultants, auditors, and employees in corporate finance departments. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Aachen, Germany.

Onedot

Seed Round in 2016
Onedot Ltd. develops artificial intelligence (AI)-driven software. It allows businesses to reduce manual work in data management, speed up time-to-market, and increase revenue. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Schlieren, Switzerland.

scoutbee GmbH

Seed Round in 2018
scoutbee GmbH operates a digital industrial B2B platform for global supplier search. Its platform allows users to search and find new suppliers, partners, and B2B information. The company’s platform enables purchasers to find suppliers, and suppliers to add request for proposals and find buying leads. It serves customers ranging from smallest SME to the largest OEMs in automotive, drive technology, metal parts, plastics and rubber, and more products. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Hausen bei Würzburg, Germany.

MoBerries

Series A in 2019
MoBerries is a network that connects companies and professionals. MoBerries mission is to revolutionize the old fashioned recruitment processes, offering networking software with a unique real-time matching algorithm, tailored to both professionals as well as partners. The system enables employers to expand their reach when sourcing high-quality candidate leads for their job openings without wasting precious time and resources. The added value for professionals is that MoBerries provides them qualified leads for potentially matching positions.