Take a peek at btov’s latest coverage regarding our community of entrepreneurs.


btov invests in equity management software Ledgy

Excited to announce our newest investment at btov, equity management platform Ledgy, supporting the company's expansion plans in Europe. Read More.

GTX Medical featured by the NY Times & scientific journal Nature

GTX Medical is one of the companies backed by btov. With their technology, they aim to accelerate and augment functional recovery of people with spinal cord injury, and to improve their quality of life. Read More.

AVA has recently announced that they are launching sales activities in Asia

AVA has recently announced that they are launching sales activities in Asia, opening a new office in Hong Kong. Read More.

BigRep presents futuristic motorcycle from 3D printer

It looks like Batman’s motorcycle and is unfortunately to remain a unique piece. The motorbike was developed and built by the Nowlab research and innovation laboratory. Read More.

EFFECT Photonics completes its Series-B funding

EFFECT Photonics, a leading developer of high performance DWDM optical components based on its optical System-on-Chip Read More.

BigRep Unveils BigRep PRO & EDGE, bringing large-scale 3D printing to professional heights

At this year’s formnext 2018, the global large-format 3D printer manufacturer BigRep unveiled two next-generation 3D printers: the BigRep PRO and BigRep EDGE. Read More.

Equippo has acquired Berlin-based start-up Sellma

Equippo has acquired Berlin-based start-up Sellma, a marketplace for used equipment focusing on end-user sellers. Read More.

Armedangels one of the best sustainable fashion brands

Armedangels was featured as one of 23 best sustainable and ethical fashion brands by Highsnobiety. Jeans impact our health like no other piece of clothing. And denim is a dirty business. Read More.

CheckYeti Partnership

It has never been easier to book a ski holiday!, the No. 1 for ski school booking, and SKISET, Europe’s biggest ski and snowboard rental provider, have entered a strategic partnership and start together into the winter. Read More.

Volocopter to test in Singapore

In the second half of 2019 Volocopter will conduct a test series of inner city flights in Singapore. The tests are designed to validate the operation in an urban environment. Read More.

UK payments start-up SumUp launches a 3G-powered credit card reader

SumUp, the London-based payments startup, launched the SumUp 3G Reader — a card terminal that lets merchants process payments without the need for a mobile app or a constant Wi-Fi connection. Read More.

Quanta wins industrial product design of the year at the Plastics Industry Awards 2018

Quanta and the design of SC+ have been recognised by a group of industry experts through this award. Read More.

Bosch Rexroth and BigRep Announce Development Partnership

The two partners announced their collaboration going forward: For the first time, 3D printers by BigRep will be equipped with state-of-art CNC control systems and drives by Bosch Rexroth. Read More.

IDAGIO has raised a EUR 10m round

IDAGIO has raised a EUR 10m round under participation of all major existing investors, including btov. Read More.

campai takes over the sports team organization tool Sportmick

Our portfolio company campai takes over the sports team organization tool Sportmick, for an amount "in the lower six-digit range". Read More.

Our new portolio company DyeMansion

We are proud to announce the first investment of our btov Industrial Technologies Fund in the 3D printing specialist Dyemansion ( Read More.

3D printing ready for serial production?

What do pizzas, earrings, tyres, jaw implants, spare parts for trucks and locks for aircraft doors have in common? They can all be produced with a 3D printer. Read More.

Luciole Medical raises CHF 5.3m in Series A financing for novel brain monitoring platform

Luciole Medical AG announced on September 17, 2018 that it closed a CHF 5.3m (EUR 4.7m) Series A financing round. Read More.

4 btov portfolio companies among the 25 most sought-after German start-ups

The world's largest professional network LinkedIn recently published the list of the top startups in Germany. Read More.

Beekeeper is raising USD 13m Series A extension

We are very proud to announce that our portfolio company Beekeeper, the leading communication and operations platform for frontline workers, has raised an additional USD 13m as a part of its Series A extension round. Read More.

Founder of BigRep wants to make 3D printing suitable for industrial use

The Berlin-based start-up BigRep is a pioneer in the field of additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing. Read More.

Swiss start-up teams were celebrated at the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award in Zurich!

Kudos to the 100 Swiss start-up teams that were celebrated by a big crowd of entrepreneurs, executive managers from major corporations, and investors, yesterday at the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award in Zurich! Read More.

btov Industrial Tech invests in 3D printing specialist Dyemansion

The company offers finishing systems that turn 3D-printed raw parts into high-value products. With the ability to deliver precision coloring and high quality finishes for even the most exact specifications, DyeMansion has quickly established itself as the global leader in additive manufacturing finishing systems for 3D-printed polymer parts. Read More.

GNA Biosolutions wins AACC’s Disruptive Technology Award

GNA Biosolutions was named the winner of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC) Disruptive Technology Award competition and also won the audience choice award. Read More.

Immatics announced its initiated enrollment of patients

Immatics, a leading company in the field of cancer immunotherapy, announced that it has initiated enrollment of patients into a phase I trial of IMA202, its second T-cell Receptor (TCR)-transduced adoptive cell therapy program. Read More.

SumUp has grown to a truly global company

It all started with the vision to de-hassle the life of small business owners by enabling them to accept card payments. In the meantime, SumUp has grown together from an early stage start-up to a truly global company. Read More.

Management consultants and industry experts for your projects

COMATCH is Europe's leading marketplace for the flexible consulting workforce. Its pool of more than 5'000 independent management consultants and industry experts live in 60 different countries and cover all industries and functional expertise relevant for companies. Read More. was acquired by Scout24

We couldn't be prouder - after leading the seed round in 2011, our portfolio company was acquired today by Scout24, in one of Germany's largest ever FinTech acquisitions of EUR 285m. Read More.

Immatics enters into a strategic partnership with Genmab

Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T-cell redirecting cancer immunotherapies, announced that it has entered into a research collaboration and license agreement with Genmab, a publicly traded biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Read More.

Ringier & btov invests in yamo

Ringier Digital Ventures and btov Partners invested together in yamo, a multi award-winning Swiss start-up that uses revolutionary technology to produce fresh and natural organic baby food. Read More.

Exosome acquired for up to USD 575m

Four years ago, the btov Industrial Tech team made the investment in Exosome Diagnostics, a start-up company that presented itself to the btov group of investors as a company working on "Biofluid Diagnostics for the Next Generation of Personalized Medicine". Read More.

Bio-Techne to acquire Exosome Diagnostics

Bio-Techne, a bio-tech and clinical diagnostic holding firm, has recently announced the acquisition of Boston-based Exosome Diagnostics for USD 250m in cash, a sum which could increase by up to USD 325m contingent on the reaching of unspecified milestones. Read More.

AVA won the Swiss Medtech Award!

As many of you already know, AVA is a company backed by btov that has developed a wearable device which enables women to gain insight information about their fertility, pregnancy, and health. Read More.