Investing with passion

We regularly organize events to create opportunities for private investors and entrepreneurs to connect and share their spirit.


eperi is the best Cloud Security Platform in the world!

We are proud to announce that our btov portfolio company, eperi has been selected the world’s “Best Cloud Security Platform” by London’s TechXLR8 as part of the London Tech Week. Read More.

Switzerland’s Top Fintech Investors

We are delighted to see that btov got mentioned as one of the driving forces in the Swiss FinTech industry. Read More.

TargetVideo receives further funding and expands brand portfolio

btov invested a significant six-digit EUR amount into existing portfolio company TargetVideo. Read More.

We welcome Goodminton to our portfolio

We are happy to announce that btov led the Series B financing round of Berlin-based Goodminton AG, the parent company behind the fitness food brand foodspring and the full-fledged dietary system provider amapur. Read More.

Behind the scenes at EFFECT Photonics

Have a look at this video, taking you behind the scenes at EFFECT Photonics’ Eindhoven operations and the company’s relationship with the Province of Brabant in the Netherlands. Read More.

WISE closes its Series B fundraising round

Congratulations to Milan-based portfolio company WISE for closing its EUR 6,5m Series B fundraising round. Read More.

Large scale 3D printing at Bigrep

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is working closely with industrial 3D printing expert and btov portfolio company, BigRep, to maintain and replace spare parts on their trains. Read More.

Bux has an interview with Orange by Handelsblatt

In an interview with Orange by Handelsblatt, Bux CTO Joost van de Wijgerd explained how his company wants to bring exchange trading to the masses, especially younger audiences between 18-34 years old in a simple, fun and potentially lucrative way. Read More.

Testbirds in cooperation with Software Quality Systems

Congratulations to Testbirds for announcing its cooperation with Software Quality Systems (SQS) in Köln, a specialist in software and process quality. Read More.

N26 launches savings accounts with Raisin

Raisin is now available via N26. In just a few taps, you’ll be able to open a savings account for money you don’t need. Techcrunch reported. Read More.

Codecheck’s new logo and bilingual app!

Codecheck has launched its app in English and refreshed its logo. Read More.

Exosome achieves important milestone

Congratulations to Cambridge (US) based btov portfolio company, Exosome Diagnostics, for receiving a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) Code from the American Medical Association (AMA) Read More.

ORCAM raises USD 41m and strives for IPO

We are happy to announce that OrCam has closed a USD 41m financing round valuing the company at USD 600m - btov was once again a contributing party to this round. Read More.

Eperi sets sights on UK for rapid growth

Thanks to a wave of high Microsoft Office 365 adoption and the upcoming European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, Darmstadt-based btov portfolio company, Eperi, has set its sights on expansion into the UK. Read More.

Klöckner & Co invests in BigRep Series B

We are excited to announce that one of the largest producer-independent distributors and service providers of steel and metal products worldwide has invested in Berlin-based btov portfolio company BigRep. Read More.

Testbirds wins the German Innovation Prize 2017

Congratulations to Munich-based btov portfolio company, Testbirds, which was recognized as Germany’s most innovative start-up for 2017 Read More.

Azimo rolls out a neat new feature

UK-based money transfer startup and btov portfolio company, Azimo, now lets you send money to a phone number. Read More.

deutsche startups

Luca Martinelli’s interview with Deutsche Startups interviewed btov Parnter Luca Martinelli this week and asked about what it is like to be a venture capitalist. Read More.

Advanon is going live in Germany!

Advanon, the leading platform for invoice financing in Switzerland, is about to go live in Germany! Read More.

Beekeeper raises US 8m Series A

Congratulation to the founders and angel investors for the very serious CHF 8m Series A Read More.

We welcome Ottonova to our portfolio

We welcome Ottonova to our portfolio, a digital private health insurance that strives to be an active partner for your health. Read More.

EFFECT Photonics wins prestigious PIC Award

Eindhoven (NL) based btov portfolio company, EFFECT Photonics, was recognized at the prestigious PIC Awards in Brussels. Read More.

USD 4.5m Series A for TripleMint

We are happy to announce that btov participated in the USD 4.5m funding round of TripleMint led by DN Capital. Read More.

Alexander Stoeckel visits Luxembourg Business Angel Network

btov Partner, Alexander Stoeckel, was interviewed by one of Luxembourg’s leading eco-fin publications and outlined our approach to investing. Read More.

Harnessing the power of archaea for good

In a short but informative NZZ article, Ralph Diermann makes the case for efficiently utilizing the energy from archaea to increase the flexibility of power-to-gas plants. Read More.

Swiss Zalando for construction equipment

Whereas Zalando mastered the art of no-hassle returns on clothing articles, Equippo has sought to reduce buyers’ concerns by offering similar securities for significantly more expensive items. Read More.

Exosome Diagnostics enters agreement with Merck KGa

Cambridge (US) based b-to-v portfolio company, Exosome Diagnostics, has announced that it will be partnering with Darmstadt (DE) headquartered Merck, a leading multinational science and technology company. Read More.

btov Week 2017 to the Bay Area “Booked out”

Since 2007, btov has organized a series of invitation-only international journeys to China, Singapore, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Israel, India and USA; to San Francisco in 2014. Read More.

Silicon Valley, San Francisco, USA

btov Investor’s Talks & Portfolio Day in Berlin

The 10th annual btov Portfolio Day will take place on September 28th in Berlin. The event will feature live presentations of up to twelve selected companies from the btov portfolio. The event will be hosted at "Haus Ungarn" in Berlin-Mitte. Read More.

Haus Ungarn, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 9, 10178 Berlin, Germany

btov Private Investment Academy (Module I)

The concept of the btov Private Investment Academy is based on conversations with private investors interested in start-up investing. Read More.

Schloss Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Thurgau, Switzerland

Bayerische Venture Capital Akademie

The Bayerische Venture Capital Akademie is organized by btov, in close cooperation with BayStartUP and supported by the Bayerisches Staatsministeriums für Wirtschaft und Medien, Energie und Technologie and BakerTillyRoelfs. Read More.

Herrmann's Romantik Posthotel, Marktplatz 11, 95339, Wirsberg, Germany

Building Bridges in the Start-up Ecosystem

This event is a special kickstart event on the female factor in business and its strategic relevance within the start-up and investment ecosystem. Read More.

Roever Broenner Susat Mazars, Alt-Moabit 2, 10557 Berlin, Germany

Waterkant #StartupSH Festival 2017

Waterkant is the first und freshest start-up Festival in northern Germany. Read More.

MFG 5, Schusterkrug 25, 24159 Kiel, Germany

btov Investor’s Meeting in Frankfurt am Main

On May 11th, 2017, btov Members and selected guests will meet for the btov Investors' Meeting in Frankfurt am Main. Read More.

Schiedermair Rechtsanwälte Eschersheimer, Landstrasse 60, 60322 Frankfurt a. M., Germany

btov Private Investment Academy (Module I) with focus on female investors

The concept of the btov Private Investment Academy is based on conversations with private investors interested in start-up investing. Read More.

Schloss Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Thurgau, Switzerland

btov Investors’ Meeting in Düsseldorf

On April 26, 2017, btov Members and selected guests will meet in Düsseldorf for the third btov Investors' Meeting in Düsseldorf. Read More.

Baker Tilly Roelfs, Düsseldorf Cecilienallee 6-7, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

START Summit

On March 24 and 25, 2017, START Global organizes its yearly flagship event: the START Summit gathering more than 1500 entrepreneurship- and technology-enthusiasts from all around the world at OLMA Hallen St. Gallen, Switzerland. Read More.

OLMA Messe Hallen, Splügenstrasse 12, 9008 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Evening of the btov Circle of Investors and btov Investors’ Talks

The Evening of the btov Circle of Investors and the btov Investors' Talks are traditionally the year's most important events for btov and the btov network. Read More.

SIX Swiss Exchange, Selnaustrasse 30, 8021 Zürich, Switzerland

btov Private Investment Academy (Module II) – BOOKED OUT!

The btov Private Investment Academy is a series of events at the Schloss Wolfsberg in Ermatingen at the Lake of Constance. Read More.

Schloss Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Thurgau, Switzerland

btov Investors’ Meeting in Munich – BOOKED OUT!

On February 23, 2017, we will host a btov Investors' Meeting in Munich in close cooperation with our strategic partner BakerTillyRoelfs. Read More.

Baker Tilly Roelfs, Nymphenburger Strasse 3b, 80335 Munich, Germany

btov Investors’ Meeting in Hamburg

On January 19th, 2017, we will host a btov Investors' Meeting in Hamburg, in close cooperation with our strategic partner Hoschke & Consorten. Read More.

Hoschke & Consorten Public Relations GmbH, Heimhuder Straße 56, 20148 Hamburg, Germany