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Here are the first confirmed VCs, who will take part in Startupnight. More will be published as soon as possible.

bmp Ventures

bmp Ventures is an innovative Venture Capital Company from Berlin. Since 1997 we’ve been investing Smart Money in Early Stage and Growth Startups. We finance ingenious business models with outstanding teams, who build fast-growing and sustainably profitable enterprises.

We especially love to get involved with innovative businesses from the following industries:Internet/Software/Mobile, Industry Technologies, Cleantech/Material Science, Consumer Products. We manage several investment vehicles, ranging from (pre-)Seed (150k) to early stage-/growth-financing (1-10M)

btov Partners

btov Partners, founded in 2000, is a European venture capital firm with offices in Berlin, Luxembourg, Munich and St. Gallen. The investment focus is on digital and industrial technology companies. btov manages institutional funds, partner funds, and offers private investors and family offices access to direct investments. The company manages assets of EUR 360 million through its three divisions and examines over 3,000 investment opportunities annually.

Capnamic Ventures

Capnamic Ventures is one of Europe’s leading early-stage Venture Capital firms, with offices in Berlin and Cologne. The VC invests most of its funds in tech startups in the German-speaking region. Beyond that, Capnamic joins forces with international co-investors. All portfolio companies are supported through Capnamic’s global network of established industry partners. 
The vast expertise of the Capnamic team includes more than 70 investments, a high turnover of successful trade sales and IPOs, as well as a strong entrepreneurial track record within the investment team.
The general partners are Jörg Binnenbrücker (@bibrue), Olaf Jacobi (@olafjacobi) and Christian Siegele.

Cavalry Ventures

Cavalry Ventures is a Berlin based (Pre-)Seed Fund. Initiated in 2015 by the six partners Rouven Dresselhaus, Markus Fuhrmann, Marcel Hollerbach, Dominik Matyka, Claude Ritter and Stefan Walter.
When supporting technology companies, the team uses its experience in successfully founding, funding and selling market leading companies such as Delivery Hero (IPO), Tradeshift or plista (Exit to GroupM / WPP).

We stand by the exceptional people behind our portfolio companies. Talk to them, they are an inherent part of the Cavalry and contribute to our approach of supporting early-stage businesses.


Ceravis is a strategic venture capitalist backed by a group of shareholders also holding the Hirschvogel Automotive Group. Established 2017 in Landsberg (Bavaria) we invest in outstanding teams with cutting edge technologies for industrial applications. Focusing on early and growth stage investments we understand the challenges in the foundation of hardware startups and are able to support with expert know how and technical expertise.

In addition to smart money we offer our portfolio startups access to the entire Hirschvogel Automotive Group as well as to our up- and downstream (automotive) partners. Areas of interest include Smart Factory, E- and Smart Mobility, AI, AM as well as robotics.


Earlybird is a venture capital investor focused on European technology companies. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all growth and development phases of a company. Amongst the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources, but also strategic and operational support as well as access to an international network and capital markets. With over EUR 850 million under management, six IPOs and 22 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most successful venture capital firms in Europe.

Fly Ventures

Fly Ventures is a Berlin-based VC firm investing in seed stage companies across Europe. Its focus is on software companies leveraging machine learning to drive business automation.

Fly is led by a team of engineers, product designers, and investors, uniquely positioned to help founders build technologically outstanding businesses with global ambitions.

Kompass Digital

Kompass Digital is a Venture Capital fund located in Germany.

Through early stage investments, we aim to back digital, EU-based startups with the potential to shape industries and expand their reach globally. We consider lead and co-investments in the following areas: Financial Services, Digital Health and Smart Home.

We strongly believe that startups should do what they do best - build a company. We are here to support entrepreneurs on that journey.


We are more than simply investors, we incubate, accelerate, advise, implement and mentor – in short, we are company builders. We see ourselves as a vitamin boost to promote start-ups and help new companies reach the peak of their potential. You can rely on us throughout every stage of the start-up process. Our portfolio of services has a modular structure that can be precisely tailored to fit your specific needs.

We do more than invest; we develop strategies, which we then implement together with our clients, as well as providing access to our extensive network of contacts and expertise. All of this makes us a powerful strategic partner – and ensures that your start-up will be a strong one!


MOTU VENTURES is a Berlin-based seed fund focused on building lean startups and boosting talented entrepreneurs, specialized in first round financing of seed stage technology companies.
Leveraging with their network and experience, MOTU VENTURES supports their portfolio companies from their early stage and accelerates them as an active investor. 

We believe that the global economy will continue to need to improve its efficiency and that innovative software and tools are a significant part of this. Innovative tech companies have the potential to shape the future and MOTU VENTURES wants to support exactly these innovations.

Project A

Project A is an international venture capital firm based in Berlin. We invest in passionate early-stage entrepreneurs and provide them with exclusive access to our team of 100 operational experts in areas such as Software Engineering, Marketing, Product, Design, Communications, Business Intelligence, Sales, and Talent Acquisition. As entrepreneurs and operators we have experienced, how crucial it is to have access to the right support at the right time. That’s why we developed a new approach to venture capital: combining capital and optional in-depth operational support.

WestTech Ventures

WestTech Ventures is a Berlin-based VC firm focused on pre-seed & seed investments in Germany in the fields of B2B SaaS in different verticals, Developer Tools, and Enterprise Software. The portfolio consists of more than 30 companies as of today and notable investments are Dalia Research, Knotel, Remerge and, TestObject (acquired by Sauce Labs).