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  • 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

  • Stuttgart - 21.09.2012 Daimler acquires interest in startup company tiramizoo

    Strategic partnership with the pioneer in the field of online services for local urban deliveries Daimler has acquired a minority interest Networking of local urban mobility and transport services creates comprehensive and efficient portfolio   Daimler AG has acquired a minority interest in tiramizoo GmbH, a Munich-based startup company in the field of mobility services.

  • Cologne / Singapore - 20.09.2012 AyoxxA Biosystems Closes Series A Financing Round

    2.6 million Euro financing will accelerate development of cutting-edge technology for protein analysis AyoxxA Biosystems, an international biotechnology company, today announces it has closed a 2.6 million Euro Series A financing round. The round was led by Wellington Partners Venture Capital and included NRW.BANK, HTGF - High-Tech-Gründerfonds, and private investors, Rainer Christine and

  • Mainz / Bonn - 11.09.2012 Cooperation between ISB and High-Tech Gründerfonds

    Cooperation agreement signed between ISB and High-Tech Gründerfonds. Joint participation in newly-established technology businesses in Rhineland-Palatinate with up to EUR 600,000 in the first round of funding. New funding opportunity for innovative technology businesses in Rhineland-Palatinate in the seed phase. The cooperation agreement is designed to allow Investitions- und Strukturbank

  • Bonn - 04.09.2012 SAP invests into High-Tech Gründerfonds II

    SAP AG, worldwide market leader for company software, has participated in High-Tech Gründerfonds II, thus increasing the number of industrial investors to 14 companies. In doing so, SAP AG, the most successful German ”start-up“ of the last 40 years, demonstrates its commitment to the German start-up community. The High-Tech Gründerfonds II started in October 2011 with a volume of 288.5

  • Hamburg - 24.08.2012 BDMI, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Project A Invest in Semasio

    Seven-digit cash injection for Hamburg startup Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI), the venture capital fund of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Holtzbrinck Ventures and the incubator Project A have joined the High-Tech Gründerfonds in investing a seven-digit sum into Semasio GmbH. The Hamburg startup will use the funds to fuel its continued geographical expansion, and accelerate

  • 17.08.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds Moving into New Premises in Bonn’s Government District

    On 1st September 2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) will be moving into the recently built “brandtelf” office building in Schlegelstraße (on the corner of Willy-Brandt-Allee/Heussallee) in the midst of the Bonn government district. Here HTGF will be located in the immediate vicinity of the Federal Art and Exhibition Hall, the German House of History, the head offices of Deutsche Telekom and

  • Neuss - 26.07.2012 Investors Realize exit VIA Trade Sale of Portfolio Company Corimmun GmbH

    Following the sale of their portfolio company CorImmun GmbH to Janssen-Cilag for an undisclosed upfront payment and a contingent future clinical milestone payment, Corimmun’s investors led by MIG have realized an important return on investment. CorImmun’s lead compound, COR-1, is a small cyclic peptide currently in early clinical development for the treatment of heart failure. COR-1 has

  • Leipzig / Bonn - 18.07.2012 Fresh capital for data warehouse technology form Data Virtuality GmbH

    Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) together invested around 1 million euros in the Leipzig-based software company Data Virtuality GmbH.  The funding will be used to further develop and market the company’s innovative software solutions for the automated creation of data warehouses. Data Virtuality GmbH develops and markets software which enables

  • Münster / Stuttgart / Bonn / Munich - 16.07.2012 Subitec GmbH raises 4.5 m euros in second round financing

    Subitec GmbH, a manufacturer of fully automated algae photobioreactors, hascloseda second round of financing. The CleantechFonds of eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Fraunhofer Venture, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) [High-Tech Start-Up Fund] and KfWBankengruppe’s ERP-Startfonds [ERP Start Fund] participated in the capital increase. Subitec funds to the amount of 4.5 m euros will accrue in

  • Bonn / Düsseldorf - 11.07.2012 Epigenetics Specialist Epivios Financed by High-Tech Gründerfonds and Life Science Inkubator´s Pre-seed Fund

    Start-up financers High-Tech Gründerfonds and the investment company of Life Science Inkubator are investing together with the TTHU [Technology Transfer Heinrich Heine University GmbH] and a private investor in the development of molecular diagnostic cancer tests. Epivios GmbH, a spin-off of the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf is receiving seed financing that will secure the further

  • Bonn - 20.06.2012 Start-up Scene 2020 – Trends and Developments

    International Sharing Expertise at Family Day 2012 in Bonn on 20 June High-Tech Gründerfonds' Family Day has established itself as one of the largest events in the venture capital scene in Germany. This venue is where HTGF’s portfolio meets institutional and non-institutional investors from Germany and abroad to share experiences and initiate possible investments. Over 750 attendees, 300 of

  • Bonn - 14.06.2012 High-tech start-ups on the way to becoming the new hidden champions of tomorrow?

    International Sharing Expertise at the Family Day 2012 in Bonn on 20 June German small or medium-sized world market leaders, the so-called hidden champions, are essential for the export-driven German economy. Hardly known, mostly owner-operated, but unsurpassed in their sector – those are the qualities of these enterprises. What potential does a start-up need to get that far? What rules and

  • Bonn / Berlin - 14.06.2012 Topsfield Medical GmbH announces seed financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds

    Founded in February 2012 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Topsfield is developing a novel solution that addresses the underlying problem of premature shoulder implant loosening by improving the prosthesis fixation method. This next generation shoulder replacement system extends the life of the implants and address a major unmet clinical need. These technological advances allow a significantly