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Ledgy has introduced a new free plan for start-ups

Portfolio company Ledgy has introduced a new free plan for start-ups to manage their equity. Ledgy’s free tools allow start-ups to model financing rounds, communicate with investors, and keep track of convertible loans. Read More.

Andreas Goeldi as new partner at btov: AI expertise for the Digital Tech Fund

btov Partners has appointed Andreas Goeldi as new partner within its btov Digital Tech Fund. Read More.

Raisin acquires German banking provider MHB Bank

Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, has acquired MHB Bank of Frankfurt, its main provider of banking services in Germany. Read More.

btov portfolio company GNA Biosolutions collaborates with Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim and GNA Biosolutions announce that they have entered into a research collaboration focused on the development of a rapid African swine fever (ASF) diagnostic test. Read More.

German speech analysis startup i2x raises EUR 10m

We are proud to announce that i2x has landed a EUR 10m funding round led by UVC Partners and us, with participation from MS&AD Ventures, Asgard, and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Read More.

Storengy invests in Electrochaea

With Storengy, Electrochaea has a strong partner by their side who is a world leader of energy storage and committed to the energy transition. Read More.

btov closes first EUR 80m Euros for new Industrial Technologies Fund

St. Gallen/Munich 13. January 2019 - Venture capital company btov announces the second closing of its new btov Industrial Technologies Fund, one of the largest early stage funds with a full focus on European Deep-Tech start-ups with industrial use cases. Read More.

SumUp acquires ‘multi-channel’ e-commerce platform Shoplo

Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed, while SumUp says the acquisition will enable it to expand its product suite to give SumUp merchants access to various online marketplaces, Read More.

Raisin raises USD 114m

btov is thrilled to announce the US 114m round of portfolio company Raisin, investing alongside Index Ventures. Read More.

Our latest investment in Zeitgold

We are happy to announce our investment in AI powered finance solution for SMEs Zeitgold as part of their EUR 1m round joined by Saban Ventures. Read More.

BigRep 3D printers were used on the set of “First Man”

One of the latest blockbuster hits to be bolstered by the use of 3D printing is First Man, the renowned Steven Spielberg-produced biographical drama that tells the groundbreaking story of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Read More.

Flytrex successfully secures a USD 7.5m Series B

Flytrex is an innovative logistics and technology provider and developer of a drone delivery management system that enables the management of larger, autonomous drone fleets for logistics purposes, simplifying shipping and significantly increasing delivery process efficiency. Read More.

Quanta Appoints Dr. Paul Komenda as New Chief Medical Officer

Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd, a medical device company providing innovative haemodialysis solutions for clinic and home settings Read More.

AYOXXA signs research agreement

The collaboration is the initial phase of a multi-study plan between AYOXXA and its pharmaceutical partner to collaborate in the field of ophthalmology. Read More.

Data Artisans acquired by Alibaba Group

We are proud to announce our 4th exit in the past 9 months, the acquisition of Data Artisans by Alibaba Group. Read More.

Cancer immunotherapy company Immatics receives 100th US patent

Immatics, a leading company in the field of cancer immunotherapy, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the 100th patent to Immatics. Read More.

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! CheckYeti.com, 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.