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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.

BigRep STUDIO has won the German Innovation Award 2018

BigRep manufactures 3D printers which are created for a range of applications: from industrial rapid prototyping to ready-to-go design products. Read More.

Volocopter introduces Voloport infrastructure

Volocopter publicly presented their plans for an urban air taxi infrastructure which can handle thousands of passengers a day. Read More.

Azimo has closed a USD 20m Series C financing round

Our portfolio company Azimo has closed a USD 20m Series C financing round led by Japan's Rakuten Capital, the investment arm of Rakuten Inc.. Read More.

Ava closes USD 30m Series B funding round

Ava, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women's reproductive health and maker of the popular cycle tracking Ava bracelet, announced it has raised USD 30m in a strategic Series B funding round. Read More.

RenovoRx announces USD 10m

RenovoRx, Inc., a medical technology company developing an innovative catheter-based approach to treating pancreatic cancer, today announced a US 10m financing round. Read More.

Seed round CHF 1.1m of DeepCode

We are proud to lead the CHF 1.1m seed round of DeepCode, a Zurich-based AI code assistant. Read More.

Quanta Successfully Completes Pilot Treatments in France

Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd, announced it has successfully completed a clinical pilot with its new system SC+ to treat patients in France. Read More.

BigRep is teaming up with Etihad Airways

BigRep is teaming up with Etihad Airways Engineering to develop an additive manufacturing roadmap for the aerospace industry. Read More.

ZipJet raised a Series B Extension led by Henkel Ventures

ZipJet, the on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service, raised a Series B Extension led by Henkel Ventures with the participation of BSH Home Appliances Group. Read More.

Comatch announces EUR 8m financing round

Comatch continues to enjoy success through its unique management consulting approach as it announces an EUR 8m yield from clients across Germany, France, and Great Britain. Read More.

KuppingerCole is offering a webinar

Do you want to learn how to comply with GDPR? KuppingerCole offers a webinar which will discuss how to establish an effective, holistic data encryption platform for securing sensitive data that has been transferred to the cloud. Read More.

Mymoria raised a Series A financing round

Mymoria just raised a Series A financing round with participation of Egora Holdings and existing investors, including btov. Read More.

DeepL launched its API

DeepL launched its API. DeepL Pro is an interface that allows other computer programs to send texts to the company's' servers and receive high-quality translations. Read More.

ottonova won the innovation competition

ottonova won the innovation competition of Adesso Insurance Solutions and VVW Verlag against numerous competing entries - including several applications from heavyweights from the established insurance industry. Read More.

Goodminton closed a EUR 22m financing round

We are proud to announce that our portfolio company Goodminton (parent company of foodspring and amapur) has closed a EUR 22m financing round. Read More.

The Church of England is bringing the collection plate into the digital age with SumUp

SumUp's card readers are available in 16'000 churches, cathedrals and religious sites with the aim of making donations and transactions fast and easier for congregations. Read More.

COMATCH is now available in UK

After entering into France, the Nordics, and the Middle East COMATCH set its sights on the UK. Read More.