Investors in Germany

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Global Founders Capital

Global Founders Capital Management GmbH is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, early, growth, emerging growth, mid venture and late ventures. The firm focuses on investing in the equity of young technology companies. It prefers to invest in internet, software, Fintech, e-commerce and wireless projects. The firm invests globally with a focus on Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Vietnam, Colombia, Europe, the United States, and China. The firm prefers to invest between €0.01 million ($0.01 million) and €10 million ($12.9 million). The firm invests between €0.1 million ($0.137 million) and €1 million ($1.38 million) during the seed stage, €1 million ($1.38 million) and €3 million ($4.14 million) during the early stage, and €3 million ($4.14 million) and €8 million ($11.03 million) during the growth stage. It prefers to be the lead investor and have a board seat in its portfolio companies. Global Founders Capital Management GmbH was founded in 2006 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. It operates as a subsidiary of Rocket Internet AG.
Made 11 investments in Germany

Saarländische Wagnisfinanzierungsgesellschaft

Founded in the Saarland venture financing mbH was (briefly: SWG) in 1997 to assist with the goal of emerging technology companies in their early stages and already existing innovative companies in the development of new products and their marketing by providing equity and quasi-equity.
Made 6 investments in Germany


Speedinvest is a European venture capital fund for tech start-ups. The company collaborates with entrepreneurs in achieving their goal of building great companies. It is involved in early stage investments and specializes in operational support. Speedinvest partners with a global network, that includes operations in Silicon Valley, to become a key investment and development hub for Europe’s start-up community.
Made 6 investments in Germany

Hellman & Friedman

Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies. The firm makes investments in financial services including asset management, insurance, financial technology, and related sub-sectors as financial advisors and distribution, payments, securities services and other business; retail and consumer; energy and industrials; healthcare; companies running clinical trials for pharmaceutical companies and life sciences tools and services; vertical software; business and information services industries with an emphasis on marketing, information, and professional services; data services; Internet and digital media. In case of energy and industrials sector the firm generally looks to avoid businesses with significant macroeconomic and/or commodity exposure. It targets investments in companies based in North America with a focus on the United States, Europe with a focus on Western Europe, and Australia. The firm seeks to make equity investments between $50 million and $1200 million in its portfolio companies. It may act as a controlling shareholder and as an influential minority investor. It also seeks to take majority stakes. The firm prefers to invest alongside management in companies going through transitions including private or closely held businesses looking to institutionalize, to go public, to de-mutualize, or to undertake public to private transactions. Hellman & Friedman LLC was founded in 1984 and is based in San Francisco, California with offices in New York, New York and London, United Kingdom.
Made 3 investments in Germany

IBB Ventures

IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH is a venture capital and mezzanine arm of Investitionsbank Berlin specializing in seed/startup, early venture, and mid venture investments. The firm invests in technology-oriented companies and companies from the creative industries. It typically invests in information and communication sector with a focus on hardware and software, network technology, new media, and internet and mobile technologies; life science sector with a focus on biotechnology and media technology; and industrial technologies sector with a focus on software, PPS, supply chain management, micro and nanotechnology, environmental and power technology, automation, manufacturing technology, transport technology and logistics, and new materials. The firm also invests in movies, broadcast, television, publisher, music, entertainment, advertising, fashion, design, architecture, multimedia, games, software, and art and culture. It invests in companies based in Berlin. It typically invests between €0.25 million ($0.32 million) and €3 million ($3.83 million) per transaction. The firm prefers to take a board seat in its portfolio companies. IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH was founded in 1997 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
Made 14 investments in Germany

High-Tech Grunderfonds

Founded in 2005, High-Tech Gründerfonds is a Bonn, Germany-headquartered private equity firm targeting seed and early stage investments in diversified sectors in Germany High-Tech Gründerfonds is a powerful engine that drives the success of high- tech startups. Armed with expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and passion, the experienced team of investment managers and startup experts guide top companies on their journey from launch to success.
Made 12 investments in Germany

Hannover Finanz

Hannover Finanz Group is a private equity firm based in Hannover, Germany. Established in 1979, it is also one of the oldest private equity houses and has, from the start, focused on medium-sized businesses in all sectors of trade, service and industry. Free of any affiliation with banks or major corporations, the company is itself co-owned by its management. Over nearly three decades extensive experience in the valuation and support of middle-market enterprises have been acquired. The interdisciplinary team offers practical experience of a wide variety of industries and is backed up by a network of strategic partners, experts and consultants in the fields of management and finance. It is common practise at HANNOVER Finanz that the project manager who initially acquired a company will remain the contact person for the entrepreneur throughout the whole holding period. HANNOVER Finanz draws its investment capital from major institutional investors in the banking and insurance sectors. A wide variety of companies take advantage of the experience in fund management and the agency agreements. The HANNOVER Finanz Group invests in businesses undergoing a succession of ownership or needing capital to fund expansion. As the so-called "evergreen" funds run for an unlimited term, HANNOVER Finanz is under no pressure to resell the holdings it acquires by a set date and is accordingly able to sustain long-term commitments to the medium-sized companies it services as private equity partner. The HANNOVER Finanz Group has participated in well-known enterprises such as Fielmann, Rossmann and Aixtron AG and helped them grow over many years. For many companies, it is the groups business expertise and willingness to enter into long-term commitments that makes them decide in favour of HANNOVER Finanz.
Made 7 investments in Germany

Rheingau Founders

Rheingau Founders GmbH is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, start up, Series A and Series B investments. It prefers to invest in angel investment in which no co-founding management or consulting is carried out. The firm requires the portfolio companies to be in a physical proximity especially for the first 12 months of the venture. It seeks to make investments in the internet, mobile, and media sectors. It typically invests in companies based in Germany. It seeks to invest in portfolio companies with minimum investments of €0.25 million ($0.26 million). It prefers to take a minority stake in its portfolio companies and at least 50 percent of the shares are held by the management. Rheingau Founders GmbH was founded in May 2011 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
Made 3 investments in Germany

Acton Capital

Acton Capital is a leading later-stage venture capital investor with presence in Munich and Vancouver. Since 1999, the Acton team backs startups in the fields of fintech, SaaS, consumer health, mobility & logistics, education or future of work on their way to market leadership. With over two decades of investment experience in tech-enabled business models, the team has invested 600+M EUR in more than 80 companies across five fund generations. Acton Capital invests worldwide, with a strong focus on Europe and North America.
Made 16 investments in Germany

Creathor Venture

Creathor Ventures invests in technology-oriented companies that are driving the automation of industry and business as well as the personalization and digitalization of the healthcare sector. The regional focus is on Germany and Switzerland. From its offices in Bad Homburg and Zurich, the 15-strong team currently supports over 30 tech and life science companies. Over the past 30 years, the management team has financed over 200 companies as lead or co-lead investors. More than 20 companies have been listed on international stock exchanges. Creathor Ventures currently manages a fund volume of over 230 million euros.
Made 4 investments in Germany
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