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  • Lindau / Bonn / Riedstadt-Leeheim - 18.04.2012 Cuciniale receives financing for intelligent cooking assistance systems

    Cuciniale GmbH develops and markets intelligent cooking assistance systems. Financing through High-Tech Gründerfonds and the investment company BAC1, which was founded by numerous business angels from the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main area specifically for this purpose, has made it possible for Cuciniale to continue to develop the technology from the prototype stage to market launch, and to selectively

  • Bonn - 17.04.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in KonTEM GmbH

    Joint press release of High-Tech Gründerfonds, Max-Planck-Innovation GmbH, Center of advanced european studies and research (caesar) and KonTEM GmbH. KonTEM GmbH, a spin-off company of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) and the Center of advanced european studies and research (caesar), has developed an innovative phase contrast system for transmission electron microscopes (TEM). The system

  • Jena / Erfurt / Bonn - 16.04.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds and STIFT invest into molecular cancer diagnostics from Jena

    Oncgnostics GmbH obtains seed funding for financing preclinical and clinical trials. Chemical alterations of the genetic information specifically occuring during carcinogenesis provide the basis for the innovative diagnostic tests that are developed by the newly established oncgnostics GmbH in Jena. These tests allow not only for an earlier, but also a more accurate detection of cancer cases.

  • Hennigsdorf / Potsdam / Bonn - 04.04.2012 ZIM Plant Technology GmbH: High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in in-telligent monitoring solution to monitor the actual water requirements of plants in real time

    ZIM Plant Technology's probe system makes it possible to continuously measure the water supply of plants under field conditions. Field data are supplied and evaluated in real time over the Internet using ZIM's own telemetry. Monitoring as a Service is the name of this innovative business model. Researchers and farmers use the service to irrigate when water is actually needed. Prof. Ulrich

  • Munich / Berlin / Bonn - 03.04.2012 Target Partners and High-Tech Gründerfonds invest in GameGenetics

    Series-A financing for distributor of free-to-play online games supports expansion into the UK and US markets Munich-based venture capital firm Target Partners (www.targetpartners.de), in collaboration with High Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Estag Capital, has taken a financial stake in GameGenetics (www.gamegenetics.com), as part of a series-A financing round. The financial investment is in

  • Berlin / Bonn - 23.03.2012 MediaMetrics GmbH: High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in intelligent media monitoring solution socialMeme

    MediaMetrics technology helps you save time and costs in media monitoring. socialMeme automatically analyzes and filters the social web as well as TV, radio and print in real time, bringing the latest in computer linguistics into your company. This way, corporate communication departments can keep tabs on all media channels in one interface. socialMeme is a browser-based SaaS (software as a

  • Moscow / Bonn - 21.03.2012 Maxwell Biotech Venture Fund Invests in Hepatitis B/D Clinical Program

    Co-Invests with Germany’s Public/Private High-Tech Gründerfonds, One of Europe’s Top Venture Funds Maxwell Biotech Venture Fund (MBVF), founded with the participation of the Russian Government’s Russian Venture Company, announced today its first investment involving the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s largest venture funds. MBVF’s investment committee approved the

  • Muenster / Cologne / Bonn - 21.03.2012 fruux secures seed round for cross-platform sync and backup solution for contacts, calendars and to-dos

    Founded in December 2010, fruux GmbH is developing a solution that automatically syncs contacts, calendars and to-dos through the cloud. The seed investment by High-Tech Gründerfonds and netSTART Venture enables the company to continuously build out the technology and extend the team. This allows the product, which is already wildly successful for individual usage, to move to a full-blown

  • Bonn - 20.03.2012 Evonik Industries invests in High-Tech Gründerfonds II

    Specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries has invested €2.5 million in High-Tech Gründerfonds II, expanding the number of industry investors to 13 corporations. In 2011 Evonik invested €365 million into research and development projects and is continuing its innovation strategy with its involvement in the fund. High-Tech Gründerfonds II began in October 2011 with a volume of €288.5

  • Munich - 05.03.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds and make a startup angel fund GmbH & Co. KG invest in the Bonayou “Perfectly-Happy-Card”

    With High-Tech Gründerfonds and make a startup fund GmbH & Co. KG, PL Gutscheinsysteme GmbH gains two investors for their Bonayou “Perfectly-Happy-Card”. Therewith PL Gutscheinsysteme closes the first round of funding for their non-cash gift-voucher card. In cooperation with MasterCard and Wirecard Bank, the PL Gutscheinsysteme GmbH has developed a customizable money gift with Bonayou

  • Munich - 28.02.2012 FTAPI Software GmbH: Funding for “Secure & Smart File Transfer – Made in Germany“

    High-Tech Gründerfonds and Bayern Kapital, two German venture capital companies investing in start ups in the technology sector, as well as the Gebrüder Mende GmbH provide a high 6-figure amount in the enterprise headquartered in Munich. This venture capital financing provides the financial basis for targeted growth and an enforced development of FTAPI´s market presence. The investors

  • Bonn / Landshut / Herzogenaurach - 17.02.2012 High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital and a strategic partner invest in seiratherm GmbH

    The High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital and a strategic partner invest in the development of innovative devices for the regulation of the body-core temperature. Seiratherm is working on innovative products for the controlled regulation of the body-core temperature. The therapy is intended to cool-down the patient (“hypothermia”), maintain a specific target temperature and subsequently

  • Hennigsdorf - 08.02.2012 The OakLabs GmbH receives High-Tech Gründerfonds seed funding for intelligent breeding methods

    The development of new types of plants can be reduced by up to ten years with the reliable diagnostic DNA markers from OakLabs. With its seed investment, High-Tech Gründerfonds enables this young company to further develop its technology and to introduce it into the market. The primary objective of plant breeding is to optimise specific traits such as resistances, crop yield or taste. „This

  • Munich - 02.02.2012 crossvertise GmbH: High-Tech Gründerfonds and BambooVentures investment consortium finance the first cross-media booking platform for advertising media

    Financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds and a consortiumof BambooMedia, a subsidiary of BambooVentures GmbH, in the nearly 7-figure range secures the launch of the world’s first cross-media booking platform for advertising media. crossvertise is an online marketplace where agencies and companies engaged in advertising gather comprehensive information and, for the first time, can directly and

  • Stuttgart - 30.01.2012 Conceptboard gets funded by High-Tech Gründerfonds and Seedfonds BW

    The Stuttgart based startup secures funding from the High-Tech Gründerfonds and the Seedfonds Baden-Württemberg. The innovative software as a service solution and a fast-growing market convinced the investors. With its cloud software the Conceptboard team offers a new approach to online collaboration: Multiple users are able to work on documents and concepts on an online whiteboard - at the