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  • Kleinmachnow/Berlin - 15.05.2012 t-cell Europe GmbH successfully completes initial financing round

    t-cell Europe GmbH, a spin-off of the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, has announced the successful completion of its first round of financing, raising a total of EUR 1.45 million from Germany’s High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Constantin Bastian Leander Venture Capital GmbH, and the Brandenburg state development bank (ILB). The start-up company, located in Kleinmachnow, a suburb of

  • Bonn / Erkrath - 14.05.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds, Private Investors and KfW invest €4.3 million in Algiax Pharmaceuticals GmbH

    Advanced Therapy for Neuropathic Pain Algiax Pharmaceuticals GmbH, headquartered in Erkrath, is a biotechnology research company which was founded in July 2011. It is dedicated to drug development addressing central nervous system (CNS) illnesses and dysfunctions, with a focus on neuropathic pain. A consortium of private investors, as well as KfW and High-Tech Gründerfonds, are investing

  • Münster / Feldafing / Bonn - 09.05.2012 Cleantech Fonds by eCAPITAL invests in Smart Hydro Power GmbH

    eCapital entrepreneurial Partners AG has participated in the second round of funding of Smart Hydro Power GmbH with its Cleantech Fond. In this round, the company, which develops, manufactures, sells and markets micro-hydro power plants, will receive further capital to the amount of € 2.7 million. The capital increase is earmarked for the financing of reference projects and the development of

  • Bonn / Landshut / Munich / Garching - 07.05.2012 High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital, UnternehmerTUM’s venture capital fund and private business angels jointly invest in fibre-optic measurement start-up

    High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital, UnternehmerTUM’s venture capital fund and private business angels jointly invest in fibre-optic measurement start-up business. The joint investment will finance fos4X's market entry. Among other things, fos4X offers innovative solutions for increasing the efficiency of wind power plants. Increasing efficiency plays a major role in staying competitive

  • Berlin / Bonn - 03.05.2012 Focus on stroke therapy: The German Medical Technology Association (BVMed), Earlybird and High-Tech Gruenderfonds publish “MedTech Radar 2″

    Innovations in stroke therapy are the main focus of the second issue of "MedTech Radar", a joint media service from the German Medical Technology Association (BVMed), Earlybird Venture Capital and High-Tech Gruenderfonds. Improvements in acute care mean that today many more patients survive a stroke, yet the damage to the relevant areas of the brain often results in lasting disabilities.

  • Leipzig / Bonn - 26.04.2012 High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in health-oriented dog food from Leipzig

    futalis offers an individualized dog food that is produced according to all relevant nutritional aspects of each individual dog ensuring an optimal nourishment for particularly demanding and disease-prone canines. Based on nine scientifically proven criteria the nutritional needs of each dog are determined in order to create an optimally balanced dog food. With the seed financing of the High-Tech

  • Essen/Bonn/Kassel - 23.04.2012 Innogy Venture Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds invest in enercast GmbH, an Energy Forecasting Service Provider

    Innogy Venture Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds are going to invest in a first round of financing up to EUR 2.25 million in the start-up company enercast GmbH. The young technology company provides electricity generation forecasts from wind and solar which lead to significant cost savings along the energy supply chain. “enercast addresses a fundamental problem of renewable energies.

  • 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