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  • Bonn / Lübeck - 15.01.2013 Natural User Interfaces – Device control with gestures: gestigon receives seed financing

    gestigon develops software to control devices without contact solely by gestures. The solution, the team and the latest development of the company convinced the High-Tech Gründerfonds and the Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein. They have jointly invested into gestigon and thereby support the international market entry of the Lübeck-based start-up. gestigon develops

  • Darmstadt/Bonn/Rosenheim - 09.01.2013 BioRob: Seed financing for lightweight robot

    BioRob GmbH, Darmstadt based manufacturer of the lightweight robot BioRob, announced the seed financing led by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Dr. Schulze Consulting und Holding GmbH with the goal to enhance R&D and sales force. BioRob GmbH, Darmstadt based spin-off from Technical University Darmstadt, develops und markets the lightweight robot BioRob. The robot is designed to match the

  • Hennigsdorf / Bonn / Hilden - 07.01.2013 Drug Response Dx Concludes First Round of Financing with Support from QIAGEN and High-Tech Gründerfonds

    The Hennigsdorf firm Drug Response Dx GmbH (DRDx GmbH) successfully concluded its first round of financing with High-Tech Gründerfonds and QIAGEN. The investment will serve to develop a biomarker test kit for rheumatoid arthritis treatment guidance with so-called TNF-alpha inhibitors. The test is secured by a unique patent platform exclusively in-licensed by the Max Planck Society. Rheumatoid

  • Bonn / Stuttgart - 18.12.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds and Seedfonds BW invest in the future of Desktop Infrastructures

    The German cloud specialist tocario GmbH (www.tocario.com) secures the first round of funding from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and from the Seedfonds Baden-Württemberg. The Investment supports tocario with the market launch of the next generation of Hosted Virtual Desktops (HVD) for SMB Customers as well as Service Providers worldwide.   tocario has been founded by former employees of the

  • Mannheim / Bonn - 13.12.2012 Stocard receives seed-investment for mobile loyalty solution

    High Tech Gründerfonds, Klaas Kersting (Supercell, DailyDeal), CD-Venture, as well as further unnamed Angel Investors, just closed a high 6-figure investment in mobile startup Stocard.  Over the last year Stocard’s mobile loyalty card App has been installed over 425,000 times and has been recognized by Apple as one of the best Apps of 2011. Stocard makes it easier for customer loyalty

  • Berlin / Bielefeld / Bonn - 10.12.2012 Easily improving efficiency: SOTA SOLUTIONS receives seed investment

    Software which creates itself and increases profit – this is the successful concept of SOTA SOLUTIONS, which convinced investors in the early stage. The High-Tech Gründerfonds together with the Gundlach Group supports the start-up from Berlin as investors to enter the market of biochemistry and biogas. SOTA SOLUTIONS develops software which enables to predict and improve complex processes.

  • Berlin - 27.11.2012 ezeep offers mobile printing for businesses and partners with Skype investor Mangrove and The Cloud

    Berlin software startup ezeep has an ambitious goal: make printing easy, no matter where you are or what device you are using. The Skype investor Mangrove backs the company, and The Cloud, Europe’s biggest Wi-Fi provider, is one of ezeep’s first customers. ezeep offers an easy and secure way to print in modern businesses. Employees can use the service to print when they are at the office or

  • Stuttgart / Bonn / Munich - 22.11.2012 Cell Culture Made Easy – InnoCyte GmbH Finds Further Investors

    InnoCyte GmbH has won three renowned investors for their cause: In a first round of financing, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), the Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft (MBG) – within the framework of the Seedfonds Baden-Württemberg – and Fraunhofer Venture have increased the capital of the young GmbH by a high six-figure amount. The goal is to push growth and further advance the

  • Hamburg / Bonn - 12.11.2012 GeneQuine Biotherapeutics Closes Seed Financing with High-Tech Gründerfonds and Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg

    The Hamburg, Germany-based biotech startup GeneQuine Biotherapeutics today announced the completion of a seven-figure seed financing round. Investors are the German seed funds High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bonn and Innovationsstarter Fonds Hamburg. Funding will be used to perform proof-of-concept studies with the lead product - a gene therapy drug for the treatment of osteoarthritis in horses.

  • Münster / Bonn - 08.11.2012 Gründerfonds Münsterland and HTGF II Invest in Cysal GmbH

    As part of seed financing eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG’s Gründerfonds Münsterland and High-Tech Gründerfonds II (HTGF) have made a seven-figure investment in Cysal GmbH. The spin-off from the University of Münster (WWU) will use the funds raised to accelerate business development, set up bio-technological mass production of dipeptides and launch the first finished products on the

  • New York City / Berlin / Bonn - 07.11.2012 Mobile App Marketing Platform Trademob Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding Led by Kennet Partners

    Trademob, the leading data-driven mobile app marketing platform, announced today a Series B investment of $15 million led by technology growth equity investor Kennet Partners. Kennet will invest $12.5 million, with additional funds coming from existing investors Tengelmann Ventures and High-Tech Gründerfonds. The financing will be used to fund Trademob’s continued global expansion and for

  • Gruibingen/Bonn - 05.11.2012 Synapticon: Investment in the Future of Robotics

    By investing in Synapticon GmbH, Gruibingen, a group of investors consisting of High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Seedfonds Baden-Wuerttemberg (SFBW), and the private investor Günter Lang is supporting a company in the growing market of robotics. The Synapticon GmbH team has already made a name for itself as a developer of high performance, autonomous robotics systems. With the products DYNARC and

  • Darmstadt/Bonn - 29.10.2012 ConWeaver GmbH Continues to Grow: Second Round of Financing Finalized with Schefter Capital, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and Fraunhofer Venture

    Bonn Investor Supports Development of Darmstadt Software Provider Starting September – Goal Is Establishment in Billion Dollar Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Market Along with High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Fraunhofer Venture, Dr. Martin U. Schefter is stepping in with his holding company Schefter Capital GmbH in the second round of financing for ConWeaver GmbH. Dr. Schefter,

  • Munich/Shanghai - 18.10.2012 New Investors For avandeo The Munich-based start-up announces next financing round

    Investing in growth: avandeo, the online destination for designer furniture and home accessories, has secured additional investment from LBBW Venture Capital and KfW Bankengruppe. This funding round, numbering in the high single-digit millions, is also supported by long-term investors Partech International, Mountain Super Angel and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), ensure the continued growth of

  • Jena/Erfurt/Bonn - 12.10.2012 JeNaCell Receives Seed Financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds and STIFT

    High-Tech Gründerfonds and STIFT are jointly investing €700,000 in JeNaCell GmbH. The capital will be used to build up automated production in the creation of a high-performance, high-tech biomaterial. The business idea of JeNaCell GmbH, a spin-off of the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany, is based on a new and patented process for the continuous production of a