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

The High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF) is Germany’s most active early-stage investor. The HTGF finances young and innovative tech start-ups and supports them to realise their business plans with a volume of about €875 million in three funds. The HTGF has a broad range of topics. Three investment teams focus on hardware-related engineering, life science, chemistry and material science as well as on software, media and internet. The investors behind the public-private partnership are the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the KfW bank and well-known private enterprises.

The HTGF invested in almost 500 companies such as Crealytics, fos4X 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 HTFG is the premier partner for early-stage financing; in the further growth process, Deutsche Börse Venture Network offers access to a network of over 300 international investors.

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

Additional Information

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Deutsche Börse AG

60485 Frankfurt am Main