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About the art of selling a company and the humane investment banker

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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No-code platform Ninox secures USD 3M from btov Partners

Berlin-based startup Ninox has raised three million US dollars from btov Partners for its innovative no-code platform. Read More.

“We need courageous politicians”

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.

SumUp partners with banking challenger Penta to target offline businesses

SumUp, the BBVA-backed card reader company, has partnered with Berlin-based business banking challenger Penta to attract more offline businesses. 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.

Bavarian-based Electrochaea have been featured at Bayrischer Rundfunk

Electrochaea were featured in a video news report by the Bayrischer Rundfunk about a muncipality in Bavaria which wants to supply its citizens with 100 percent green electricity. 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”

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.