Investment Strategy

Companies backed by us range from component, module and systems hardware companies with embedded software to intelligent design automation tool vendors to application and infrastructure software suppliers for industrial verticals. We are active in robotics & AVs, industrial machine learning, industry 4.0 and IoT, cyber-physical security, electronics & photonics, additive manufacturing, power conversion and storage, medical and quantum technologies.

We invest across Europe and would typically lead or co-lead a Series A syndicate, but we will also pursue Seed-Rounds as well as occasionally Series B-Rounds. Typical investment tickets range from EUR 1-3m initially together with a stringent reserve planning to commit up to EUR 10m to portfolio companies over the necessary follow-on financing rounds.

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Here for the long run.

We care about our companies no less than our entrepreneurs, as we only invest in enterprises with a worthy mission to back.

WISE Srl has announced the CE marking of its WISE Cortical Strip, a single use medical device intended to be used on the surface of the brain for intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring.

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DessIA gets EUR 5.5m in financing round

Together with Supernova Invest, GO CAPITAL and BPI, the btov Industrial Technologies Fund has participated in a EUR 5.5m financing round for the deeptech startup DessIA!
EUR 5.5m for deeptech startup DessIA


LiveEO secures EUR 5.25m

LiveEO, an Earth Observation asset monitoring startup based in Berlin, has closed an investment round co-led by btov Partners and Helen Ventures.
Earth Observation Startup LiveEO secures EUR 5.25m to accelerate global expansion

Series C

EFFECT Photonics closes Series C

EFFECT Photonics, the world leading developer of optical transceivers, has announced the first closing of its USD 37m Series C.
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Semalytix, the Bielefeld-based startup offers pharmaceutical companies an AI-powered data tool to better understand real-world patient experiences, announced a second closing for a further EUR 2m.

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Visplore, the Vienna-based startup that offers a visual analysis software for time series data across all industries, has received EUR 1m from the btov Industrial Technologies Fund.

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Threedy raises EUR 1.8m in seed funding

Threedy, the spin-off from Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD in Darmstadt, Germany has raised EUR 1.8m in seed funding to commercialize its instant3Dhub platform.
Threedy raises EUR 1.8m in seed funding

Bern-based Retinai announces collaboration with Novartis

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Dutch nanotech startup Innatera Nanosystems raises EUR 5m in seed funding

Dutch company Innatera Nanosystems has raised EUR 5m in seed funding to bring its brain-inspired processing technology to sensors and sensor-based devices.
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"We have been focusing on deep B2B technologies for most of our investment careers and understand the specific challenges on the product development, marketing and sales, human resources and financing fronts."

Christian Reitberger


Belgian industrial IoT-startup Sensolus gets EUR 3.5m

Belgian industrial IoT startup Sensolus has raised €3.5 million to develop and expand its logistics system, which helps companies track non-powered assets in supply chains and industrial manufacturing.
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WISE closes EUR 15M Series C financing round

WISE Srl, the medical device company developing nextgeneration implantable leads for neuromonitoring, neuromodulation and brain-machine interfacing, announced the closing of a EUR 15 million Series C financing round.
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Industrial Tech Fund Team

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