High-Tech Gründerfonds

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)

The advantages of the partnership at a glance

  • Experienced partner for early-stage financing
  • Personal support for all kind of financing and growth issues from the seed stage up to a possible exit
  • Access to a great network of financing partners and programmes

The advantage of seed investments at a glance

  • Effective closing of funding gap in the seed stage
  • Additional know-how and contacts via professional business angles or venture capitalists
  • No monthly redemption payment

About High-Tech Gründerfonds

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven start-ups. With around EUR 900 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge almost 600 start-ups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and passion, its team of experienced investment managers and startup experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in the fields of digital business models, industrial technology, life sciences, chemistry and related business areas. To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2.4 billion into the HTGF portfolio via more than 1,500 follow-on financing rounds. HTGF has also successfully sold interests in more than 100 companies. Investors in the public-private partnership include the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, KfW Capital, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and 32 well-known private enterprises. HTGF Fund Investors

The HTGF invested in almost 600 companies such as Crealytics, and eGym.

How it works:

Members of Deutsche Börse Venture Network benefit thanks to the cooperation with the HTGF from the seed stage up to the exit from a personal support for all kind of financing and growth issues. The HTGF is the premier partner for early-stage financing; in the further growth process, Deutsche Börse Venture Network offers access to a network of over 400 international investors.

Contact and more information about the services of the HTGF are available in the link below.