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btov Discovery in Dubai – 13th – 18th April 2018 – Early bird fee until 31st January 2018

btov has been invited by the Dubai Future Accelerator (link) to get to know the start-up and investor scene in Dubai with a group of btov members during a short trip. Read More.

CheckYeti founder Stefan Pinggera featured in Deutsche-startups.de

CheckYeti, a portfolio company of Ringier Digital Ventures and btov Private Investors, was interviewed by Deutsche-startups.de. Read More.

COMATCH is one of the fastest-growing start-ups

Our btov portfolio company is in the top 10 of fastest-growing start-ups in Germany. Read More.

IDAGIO successfully raised a EUR 8m Series A

Our portfolio company IDAGIO successfully raised a EUR 8m Series A funding round led by Tengelmann Ventures with significant participation by btov and other existing investors. Read More.

Roche licenses Immatics target for the development of cancer immunotherapies

We are excited to announce that Swiss healthcare company Roche has exercised its option to exclusively license a proprietary immunotherapy target from btov portfolio company Immatics for further development and commercialization in oncology. Read More.

Wine in Black managed its way to profitability

We are proud to announce that the btov portfolio company Wine in Black managed its way to profitability. The Berlin-based online premium wine shipping company was profitable for the first time in October this year. Read More.

Joblift has successfully completed the Series A round

We are pleased to report that the btov portfolio company Joblift has successfully completed the Series A round. Joblift raised EUR 10m in a funding round led by the London/Berlin VC DN Capital. Read More.

We are happy to announce our investment in Whitebox

It also is a pleasure to announce our investment, also out of the investor network, in Whitebox, the Swiss/German Robo-Advisor. You may have heard of Whitebox as the Robo-Advisor with the best financial performance out there. Read More.

We are happy to announce our investment in PriceHubble

We are happy to announce our investment in PriceHubble, out of our private investor network, alongside Helvetia Ventures and exiting investors, in the recently closed Series A round. Read More.

PayPal invests in raisin

We are proud to share that our portfolio company Raisin has secured a new two-digit (strategic) funding round from PayPal. Read More.

Business news website Quartz featured Electrochaea’s Power-to-Gas technology

In an interesting article about the inability of battery technologies to solve the world's energy-storage problems, the Power-to-Gas technology of btov portfolio company Electrochaea was proposed as an alternative solution. Read More.

black bee founder Dr. Hanna Köpcke wins Digital Female Leader Award

We are happy to share that Dr. Hanna Köpcke, founder and CTO of btov portfolio company Webdata Solutions, was awarded the Digital Female Leader Award in the category IT / Tech. Read More.

The Swiss Startupticker has featured btov’s Growth Fund

The Swiss Startupticker has featured btov’s Growth Fund in an article posted recently on the platform by Stefan Kyora. Read More.

Ottonova launched its new dental supplementary insurance.

Ottonova launched its new dental supplementary insurance. Get the coverage here and say goodbye to paperwork and waiting loops. Read More.

Electrochaea receives STEP Award

We are proud to announce that btov portfolio company Electrochaea, the developer of a power-to-gas energy storage solution, has been awarded with the STEP Award in the category Sustainability. Read More.

Joblift now lists more than two million jobs

Joblift now lists more than two million jobs and - for the first time - enables corporate clients to benefit from Joblift's latest machine learning algorithms and big data analysis. Read More.

ottonova sets another major milestone and novelty in Germany

ottonova sets another major milestone and novelty in Germany: since October, patients can receive treatments directly from their bedside with a digital doctor's visit via video consultation. Read More.

GNA Biosolutions reveals new ultrafast PCR platform at Medica

We are excited to announce that our btov portfolio company GNA Biosolutions, a molecular technology company, today launched it's Pharos V8, an ultrafast PCR instrument for in vitro research use and the world's first Laster PCR platform. Read More.

Swiss Entrepreneurship on TV primetime & YouTube

Last weekend Swiss entrepreneurship and innovation was brought to TV primetime on Pro7 and Sat1. Read More.

Compeon closed EUR 12m in Series B funding

Compeon is a leader in financial comparison for German SMEs. Read More.

CodeCheck will soon launch a data analytics solution

Our portfolio company CodeCheck will soon launch a real-time data analytics solution based on acquired data from 1.6m users, initiating a new era of market research. Read More.

btov portfolio company BUX has raised EUR 10.6m Series C

We are pleased to announce that btov portfolio company BUX has raised EUR 10.6m Series C funding round in order to undertake ambitious product expansion. Read More.

btov Investor Report 2016

btov has been an active start-up investor for 17 years now. We have always been fairly reluctant to share information about our activities and members publicly. Read More.

Immatics receives USD 58M Series E

We are pleased to announce that our btov portfolio company Immatics has raised USD 58M in financing to further develop its T-cell Receptor based immunotherapies. Read More.

Immatics initiates enrollment of patients into a new phase I clinical trial.

Immatics announced that it has initiated enrollment of patients into a phase I trial of IMA201, its first T-cell Receptor (TCR)-transduced adoptive cell therapy program. Read More.

KIVU helps to prevent terrorist attacks and protect human lives

ORF on how btov portfolio company KIVU helps to prevent terrorist attacks and protect human lives. Read More.

Getsafe’s digital advisor concept

Getsafe soon packages all insurance lines into one single, flexible master policy. Read More.

HSG Alumni Career event

HSG Alumni is organzing an event with top guest speakers for aspiring entrepreneurs. Read More.

New type of asset class

Get to know a new type of asset class and checkout Advanon, the invoice financing market for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. Read More.

“Die Zeit” reports on work-life-balance and COMATCH

You find a 2 page article in the German “Die Zeit” about Comatch, the future of work and how especially women may benefit. Read More.

AYOXXA announced a new protein analysis system

AYOXXA Biosystems GmbH announced the introduction of its advanced low-volume beads-on-a-chip multiplex protein analysis system. Read More.

getsafe will soon launch a new, fully digital multiline insurance platform

getsafe will soon launch a new, fully digital multiline insurance platform. Read More.

Congrats to our portfolio company SumUp

Congrats to our portfolio company SumUp, who announced their expansion to 15 new countries, almost doubling their total number of markets served to 31. Read More.

Welcome Kivu to the btov family!

Welcome Kivu to the btov family! We just invested in the seed round of the Austrian start-up. Read More.

Koerber AG invested in btov portfolio company BigRep

We are pleased to announce, that the Koerber AG invested in btov portfolio company BigRep, which produces large scale 3D printers. Read More.

4SC AG gets EUR 41m after successful capital increase

We are excited to announce the participation in the EUR 41m capital increase of 4SC AG. a listed biopharmaceutical company from Germany. Read More.

Exosome Diagnostics closed its USD 30m Series C

This month, Exosome Diagnostics closed its USD 30M Series C financing round, led by Tiger Partners and Forbion Capital Partners. Read More.

Compeon launched its new website

Compeon launched its new website. The portal provides SMEs with the possibility to receive and compare different offers for banking products from over 220 financial institutions. Read More.

We made the front page

We made the front page in NZZ, Switzerland’s leading newspaper: Read More.

Comtravo raised EUR 8.5m for Series A

We are proud to announce that our btov portfolio company Comtravo has raised an EUR 8.5m Series A Read More.

Luca Martinelli at Founders Academy

Our very own Luca Martinelli was part of the pitch jury for the final Pitchday of the Founders Academy. Read More.