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About the art of selling a company and the humane investment banker - Interview with Private Investor Alexander Grünwald

Alexander Grünwald is one of the top executives at GCA Altium, a global investment bank with more than 450 employees world-wide. In 2003 Alexander Grünwald and Max Burger were instrumental in creating the btov Circle of Investors. btov's co-founder Florian Schweitzer talks with him about acquiring the Chiquita license, his childhood friend Toto Wolff, Niki Lauda and more.

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“We need courageous politicians” — Private investor Christoph Partsch on climate change, innovation politics and solar power

Christoph Partsch is not only one of Germany’s highest profile lawyers, he’s also an active entrepreneur and founder of innovative businesses. btov founder Florian Schweitzer talked with him about past and present entrepreneurial projects, the political situation in Germany, and what the future holds in terms of climate change innovation. Read More.

Out now: Our btov Newsletter for November 2019!

The latest newsletter of btov features our new investment in Picker, a financing round of Comtravo, lots of exciting news about Ledgy, DeepCode and much more! Read More.

Comtravo raises EUR 21m in Series B round

Comtravo, the platform for business travel bookings, has completed a financing round of EUR 21m led by Endeit Capital, with existing investors Project A, Creandum and btov Partners and more. Read More.

btov Newsletter for October 2019 is out now!

In our latest newsletter we share insights about the btov Discovery Week in Israel, as well as the exciting milestone of our btov Industrial Tech Fund and our new investments. Read More.

btov’s Industrial Tech Fund closes at €100m fundraising target

btov Partners’ new Industrial Tech Fund closes at €100m fundrais-ing target and becomes one of the largest European early stage funds fully dedicated to Industrial Technologies. Read More.

GTX medical announces merger with NeuroRecovery Technologies

GTX medical BV and NeuroRecovery Technologies Inc. announced their merger to create a leading global company committed to developing novel neuromodulation therapies. Read More.

HQS Quantum Simulations closes Seed Financing Round

HQS Quantum Simulations - who are using quantum computers to significantly accelerate development cycles in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries - has closed a seed financing round with btov Partners' Industrial Tech Fund and other partners. Read More.

“We investors are willing to take more risks than entrepreneurs” – Interview with Angel Investor Luis Cabiedes

Luis Martín Cabiedes, based in Spain, is one of the most active angel investors in Europe. btov Partners' co-founder Florian sits down with Luis to talk about their thoughts on the entrepreneurial ecosystem today compared to more than 20 years ago, the current cycle of the capital market and much more. Read More.

Healx raises $56M Series B to use AI to find rare disease treatments

Healx - the patient-oriented tech company that uses AI to discover new treatments for rare diseases, has raised $56 million in Series B funding. Read More.

DEMECAN has raised €7M in Series A round

DEMECAN - Europe's only company that is allowed to produce medical cannabis in Germany - has completed a Series A financing round co-led by btov's Private Investor Network. Read More.

Beekeeper raises $45M in Series B round

Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers, has raised $45 million in Series B funding. Read More.

Volocopter raises EUR 50 million at sets timeline for commercial launch

Volocopter raised EUR 50m in the first closing of its Series C round, led by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) and under participation of btov and other existing and new investors. Read More.

DeepCode raises $4M to improve platform with AI-powered code reviews

ETH Zurich spinoff DeepCode has raised $4M to support additional programming languages and grow internationally. Read More.

€43M Series C to Launch Quantas’s Home Haemodialysis Kit

Quanta has raised $48M in a Series C funding round and will use the capital to fund the UK commercial launch of their personal haemodialysis system. Read More.

SumUp received a $371M loan to fuel its expansion

London-based company SumUp received a $371M loan to fuel its expansion. Read More.

Raisin picks up $28M backing to kickstart US launch

Raisin received an additional $28M backing by Goldman Sachs to kickstart their upcoming US launch. Read More.

Mars, Incorporated to acquire majority stake: Mars Edge and Foodspring join forces

Exciting news to end the first half of 2019: btov is thrilled for founders Philipp Schrempp and Tobias Schuele on the sale of a majority stake in foodspring to Mars, Incorporated today, joining forces to build a global targeted nutrition business and pioneer personalized nutrition. Read More.

$22 million for sugar-reduction startup DouxMatok

Israel-based food-tech company DouxMatok has raised $22 million to bring their game changing sugar reduction solution to Europe and the US. Read More.

WISE enrolls first patient in clinical study of novel neuro-electrodes for brain monitoring

WISE Srl, a medical device company developing next-generation implantable leads for neuromonitoring and neuromodulation, has enrolled its first patient in the pivotal clinical study of its WISE Cortical Strip. Read More.

SEVEN SENDERS closes 16 million financing round

SEVEN SENDERS has closed another financing round – 16 million investment for growth and internationalization. Read More.