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INVESTORS AT STARTUPNIGHT

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.

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is a seed investor with offices in Bonn and Berlin that finances high-potential, tech-driven startups. With EUR 892,5 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge 500 start-ups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and passion, its team of experienced investment managers and start-up experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemicals and life sciences.

For more information, please visit www.htgf.de/en.

IBB Ventures

For IBB Ventures the success of the startups is our main focus and we are highly motivated as a local VC to really make a difference in the Berlin startup scene. With the help of our investment, startups should have the opportunity to turn their innovative business models into reality and grow long term.

seed + speed Ventures

seed + speed Ventures is an experienced seed investor focussing on B2B software startups in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. As a lead or co-investor, we initially invest up to €500k in our portfolio companies and support the development of sustainable, successful sales structures through tailored sales coaching by our in-house sales trainers. Thus we actively add value to the operational business of our portfolio companies to enable faster growth. As a single LP fund, seed + speed combines the advantage of the flexibility of a family office with the professionalism of an institutional VC investor.

Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners

Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners) is a Munich- and Berlin-based early-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-based startups in the areas of enterprise software, industrial technologies and mobility. The fund typically invests between € 0.5 - 5m initially and up to € 20m in total per company.


Portfolio companies benefit from the extensive investment and exit experience of the management team as well as from the close cooperation with UnternehmerTUM, Europe’s leading innovation and business creation center. With over 240 employees and more than 100 industry partners, UnternehmerTUM can draw from many years of experience in establishing young companies. This cooperation enables UVC Partners to offer startups unique access to talent, industry customers, and other financial partners. The portfolio includes investments such as Blickfeld, Carjump (Free2Move), FlixBus, KONUX, TWAICE and Vimcar.

Website: www.uvcpartners.com