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  • Berlin - 17.11.2011 Atomico Invests $4.2 Million Series A Funding in Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder

    6Wunderkinder, a rising leader in the productivity sector, today announced that it has secured a $4.2m investment from Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. The Series A financing round is secured alongside additional investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds. 6Wunderkinder currently offers a widely popular cross-platform and cloud-based task

  • Bonn / Munich - 16.11.2011 commercetools receives financing in the mid-million range for its cloud-based eCommerce solutions

    Bayern Kapital, High-Tech Gründerfonds, BayBG and private investors have acquired an interest in Munich software provider commercetools GmbH in the mid-million range. The successful closure of the financing round will enable the company to further develop and market its cloud-based software for eCommerce products. Since its founding in 2006, commercetools has become a leading provider of

  • Berlin - 07.11.2011 PressMatrix obtains further investment

    High-Tech Gründerfonds and IBB’s "ProFIT" boost the growing company’s capital More and more publishers are releasing digital content on tablets like the iPad Business Angel Henri Kühnert from SinnerSchrader Mobile continues support for PressMatrix   Tablets, Smartphones, eReaders – the publishing industry can no longer avoid mobile devices if it plans to reach the widest

  • Bonn - 04.11.2011 High-Tech Gründerfonds Success Story Continues

    High-Tech Gründerfonds II goes into operation In cooperation with KfW and the twelve industrial companies of ALTANA, BASF, B.Braun, Robert Bosch, CEWE Color, Daimler, Deutsche Post DHL, Deutsche Telekom, Qiagen, RWE Innogy, Tengelmann and Carl Zeiss, the German Ministry of Economics is making €288.5 m immediately available to start-ups in the high-tech sector. Industry investments in Fonds

  • Bonn / Skien, Norway - 02.11.2011 eZ Systems takes over High-Tech Gruenderfonds- investment YOOCHOOSE

    With the acquisition of the German high-technology start-up, YOOCHOOSE, the Norwegian company eZ Systems AS (www.ez.no) is expanding its content management system, eZ Publish Enterprise, with one of the world’s leading recommendation engines. YOOCHOOSE was founded in 2009 by Dr. Uwe Alkemper and Michael Friedmann, convincing High-Tech Gruenderfonds (www.high-tech-gruenderfonds.de) to provide

  • Berlin / Bonn - 27.10.2011 The Parliamentary State Secretary Burgbacher signals start of High-Tech Gründerfonds II

    The Parliamentary State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and the German government's commissioner for SMEs and Tourism, Ernst Burgbacher, today signalled the start of High-Tech Gründerfonds II (HTGF). Starting immediately the fund is able to provide initial financing of up to €500,000 of venture capital to high-tech companies in search of capital, helping

  • Bonn / Berlin - 12.10.2011 Humedics successfully closed its first VC-financing round with Charité Biomedical Fund, VC Fonds Technologie, KfW, HTGF and Ventegis Capital AG

    Humedics GmbH, a specialist for rapid and mobile measurement of the individual liver function at the bedside of the patient, today announced the closing of its first equity financing round. The Charité Biomedical Fund (CBF) managed by Peppermint VenturePartners led this round which included VC Fonds Technologie managed by IBB-Beteiligungsgesellschaft, the ERP Startfonds of the KfW, Ventegis and

  • BONN /STUTTGART / FREIBURG - 10.10.2011 With CorTec the High-Tech Gründerfonds Invests In the Future of Neurotechnology

    CorTec is developing a neurotechnological platform for measuring and stimulating of brain activity. With their seed investment High-Tech Gründerfonds, Seedfonds Baden-Württemberg and K & S W Invest are enabling the young company to go on with its development towards a clinical application of the platform system and to bring it to market maturity. „The platform character of our system

  • Bonn / Schwerin / Hamburg / Wismar - 06.10.2011 Development and first clinical application of an innovative muscle stimulator for the treatment of the heart insufficiency financially secured

    The German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Technologiefonds MV, the High-Tech-Gruenderfonds and the Fides Finanz-Invest place together 1.5 Mio. EUR into the Wismar, Germany located medical technology company Microstim GmbH. In close collaboration with the Clinic of Cardiac Surgery, Lübeck, Germany of the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Microstim develops a new,

  • Bonn / Wolfen / Magdeburg - 21.09.2011 Financing for Lipocalyx’s Innovative siRNA Delivery

    The newly founded company Lipocalyx GmbH announces the start of its development activities in the field of siRNA delivery. With the conclusion of the seed funding round, High-Tech Gründerfonds and GoodVent are helping to enable the development of transfection reagents for siRNA based on innovative polymers. “I’m excited that we are able to press ahead with the development of innovative

  • Bonn - 20.09.2011 Gründerszene Honours High-Tech Gründerfonds

    Gründerszene, the online magazine, has awarded Bonn-based early phase investor High-Tech Gründerfonds the “Investor of the Decade” jury prize for the internet industry. The prestigious, 31-member selection committee consisted of journalists, successful founders and investors. The internet start-ups and founders of the 2000 to 2010 decade were also selected by the jury and the audience.

  • Bonn / Berlin / Hamburg - 15.09.2011 Fresh growth capital for 1000jobboersen.de from Neuhaus Partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Hamburg FOR Mobile

    Berlin-based company convinces existing investors 1000jobboersen.de has successfully completed its second round of financing. Together with lead investor Neuhaus Partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Hamburg FOR Mobile co-invested, financing the Berlin-based Internet company with a single-digit million euro sum. 1000jobboersen.de provides companies with access via a single platform to over

  • Bonn / Munich - 14.09.2011 High-Tech Gründerfonds invests in Autoloader GmbH

    Autoloader GmbH has successfully completed its seed financing. High-Tech Gründerfonds has invested in the company in cooperation with the senior shareholder, Thomas Breuer / BF Consulting GmbH. The start-up company has developed a robot-based automation system, by means of which baggage handling procedures at airports, which have thus far been carried out manually all over the world, are

  • Bonn / Braunschweig - 14.09.2011 Investment in the Future of ECG-Measurement

    By the employment of a new electrode technology, the Capical GmbH takes new paths in the diagnosis of heart diseases. The Closing of the seed-financing-round with High-Tech Gründerfonds and a private investor now enables the advancement and the following market launch of the capacitive ECG-device (cEKG). “The cEKG operates entirely wireless. All electrodes are embedded in a compact device.

  • Hamburg / Munich / Bonn - 09.09.2011 Madsack and WAZ-Subsidiary “TheMediaLab” Invests in MeinProspekt

    The two media groups invest in a leading provider of digital business   TheMediaLab has taken another up-and-coming company on board with its investment in the digital advertising experts at MeinProspekt. TheMediaLab, together with initial investors Mountain Super Angel and High-Tech Gründerfonds, invested a seven-digit sum in MeinProspekt.   On the information portal meinprospekt.de,