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DeepL Announces a $300 Million Investment Fueled by Global Demand for AI Language Solutions

Our portfolio company, DeepL, announces a $300 million of investment at a $2 billion valuation.

Portfolio

DeepL Announces a $300 Million Investment Fueled by Global Demand for AI Language Solutions

Our portfolio company, DeepL, announces a $300 million of investment at a $2 billion valuation.

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Exploring TechBio and the Potential to Transform Pharma with Generative AI

We explore the TechBio space and the promise and challenges that Generative AI represent in improving the life sciences value chain.

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Exploring TechBio and the Potential to Transform Pharma with Generative AI

We explore the TechBio space and the promise and challenges that Generative AI represent in improving the life sciences value chain.

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When Hype Cycles Meet S-Curves: The Roll-Out Conundrum of Generative AI

Despite the excitement for generative AI, commercial adoption by enterprises has been surprisingly slow. b2venture's Andreas Goeldi explores what will happen after the AI hype cycle cools down.

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When Hype Cycles Meet S-Curves: The Roll-Out Conundrum of Generative AI

Despite the excitement for generative AI, commercial adoption by enterprises has been surprisingly slow. b2venture's Andreas Goeldi explores what will happen after the AI hype cycle cools down.

Angel Investors

Leading by example - How angel investors can maximize their impact with Joachim Schoss

b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur discusses his approach to startup investing and governance.

Angel Investors

Leading by example - How angel investors can maximize their impact with Joachim Schoss

b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur discusses his approach to startup investing and governance.

News

b2venture welcomes Dominik Perisa as Partner and Chief Operating Officer to expand operations

The addition of Dominik is part of the b2venture’s expansion plans to capitalize on the company’s growing portfolio of unicorns and its growing network of top business angels

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b2venture welcomes Dominik Perisa as Partner and Chief Operating Officer to expand operations

The addition of Dominik is part of the b2venture’s expansion plans to capitalize on the company’s growing portfolio of unicorns and its growing network of top business angels

Portfolio

Yendou secures $1.3 Million to build the First Clinical Operations Automation Platform for the Pharmaceuticals Industry

The clinical operations automation platform, Yendou, has raised a $1.3 million pre-seed round to accelerate the operational efficiency of clinical trials.

Portfolio

Yendou secures $1.3 Million to build the First Clinical Operations Automation Platform for the Pharmaceuticals Industry

The clinical operations automation platform, Yendou, has raised a $1.3 million pre-seed round to accelerate the operational efficiency of clinical trials.

Insights

Generative AI: An Investor's Perspective

Generative AI is by no means a new, but broad public excitement is. We wanted to bring our perspective as experienced AI investors on how we think the industry around generative AI could develop.

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Generative AI: An Investor's Perspective

Generative AI is by no means a new, but broad public excitement is. We wanted to bring our perspective as experienced AI investors on how we think the industry around generative AI could develop.

Angel Investors

How to leverage angel investors for your startup

Angel Investors

How to leverage angel investors for your startup

Portfolio

Atlas Metrics raises €5.2 million to help companies seamlessly collect ESG data and create more compliant and sustainable businesses

Atlas Metrics is building a global data infrastructure platform that is universal in its conception, enabling companies to easily collect, report and exchange any ESG data.

Portfolio

Atlas Metrics raises €5.2 million to help companies seamlessly collect ESG data and create more compliant and sustainable businesses

Atlas Metrics is building a global data infrastructure platform that is universal in its conception, enabling companies to easily collect, report and exchange any ESG data.

Insights

How the get startup fundraising right - the fundamentals

Fundraising is one of the most critical steps for a startup to take, yet too many founders don't approach the process in the right way. We provide a short guide on how to fundraise properly.

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How the get startup fundraising right - the fundamentals

Fundraising is one of the most critical steps for a startup to take, yet too many founders don't approach the process in the right way. We provide a short guide on how to fundraise properly.

Insights

The Unseen Potential of the Alpine Ecosystems of Europe

We have long believed that the Alpine regions not only offer enormous potential but have been a bigger part of the European tech story than many realize.

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The Unseen Potential of the Alpine Ecosystems of Europe

We have long believed that the Alpine regions not only offer enormous potential but have been a bigger part of the European tech story than many realize.

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The Evolution of the LLM Toolstack - Thoughts on Capturing Value in the GenAI Tech Stack as a Startup

How will the potential of LLMs impact both end-users and the broader world of enterprise? We explore the state of the LLM toolstack, its evolution, and the multitude of challenges and opportunities.

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The Evolution of the LLM Toolstack - Thoughts on Capturing Value in the GenAI Tech Stack as a Startup

How will the potential of LLMs impact both end-users and the broader world of enterprise? We explore the state of the LLM toolstack, its evolution, and the multitude of challenges and opportunities.

Portfolio

The European Space Agency is on a mission to create its own version of SpaceX with The Exploration Company

The Exploration Company has emerged as the frontrunners in the race to become the first European space company to launch a commercially viable service to low Earth orbit.

Portfolio

The European Space Agency is on a mission to create its own version of SpaceX with The Exploration Company

The Exploration Company has emerged as the frontrunners in the race to become the first European space company to launch a commercially viable service to low Earth orbit.

Portfolio

German Savings Platform Raisin Announces Record Growth and Profitability

Raisin is the world's leading platform for savings and investment products. Founded in 2012, Raisin connects consumers with EU, UK, and US banks.

Portfolio

German Savings Platform Raisin Announces Record Growth and Profitability

Raisin is the world's leading platform for savings and investment products. Founded in 2012, Raisin connects consumers with EU, UK, and US banks.

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Data driven chemistry for a more sustainable and competitive future - why we invested in DUDE CHEM

Why we invested in DUDE CHEM - data driven chemistry

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Data driven chemistry for a more sustainable and competitive future - why we invested in DUDE CHEM

Why we invested in DUDE CHEM - data driven chemistry

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Nicole Herzog - b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur

b2venture angel investor Nicole Herzog discusses her journey from founding companies to becoming an angel investor and what being a good angel investor means in practice.

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Nicole Herzog - b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur

b2venture angel investor Nicole Herzog discusses her journey from founding companies to becoming an angel investor and what being a good angel investor means in practice.

Insights

How to think about generative AI and the current generation of LLMs

What can LLMs do that’s truly new? b2venture parter Andreas Goeldi discusses how to think realistically about the promises of generative AI

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How to think about generative AI and the current generation of LLMs

What can LLMs do that’s truly new? b2venture parter Andreas Goeldi discusses how to think realistically about the promises of generative AI

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer - b2venture angel investor

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer, Chairman of our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° and one of b2venture’s most trusted angel investors in our community.

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer - b2venture angel investor

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer, Chairman of our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° and one of b2venture’s most trusted angel investors in our community.

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Advancing Medical Science Toward a Disease-Free World - Why we invested in Yendou

We are excited to be leading Yendou’s’ $1.3 million pre-seed round. The HealthTech startup is building a specialized data and business automation platform tailored for Clinical Operation teams.

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Advancing Medical Science Toward a Disease-Free World - Why we invested in Yendou

We are excited to be leading Yendou’s’ $1.3 million pre-seed round. The HealthTech startup is building a specialized data and business automation platform tailored for Clinical Operation teams.

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Scale your startup sustainably | Introducing the Scale-Up Navigator

Ready to scale your venture? The Scale-Up Navigator supports founders, employees, investors, mentors and other stakeholders of scaling start-ups in their sustainable scaling.

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Scale your startup sustainably | Introducing the Scale-Up Navigator

Ready to scale your venture? The Scale-Up Navigator supports founders, employees, investors, mentors and other stakeholders of scaling start-ups in their sustainable scaling.

Portfolio

DUDE CHEM secures €6.5 million to make pharma-chemical production more competitive and sustainable

Green chemistry startup DUDE CHEM raises €6.5 million to bring back pharma-chemical production to Europe.

Portfolio

DUDE CHEM secures €6.5 million to make pharma-chemical production more competitive and sustainable

Green chemistry startup DUDE CHEM raises €6.5 million to bring back pharma-chemical production to Europe.

Portfolio

Everlab nabs $3 million Pre-Seed Funding for Health and Longevity

Everlab is a HealthTech startup building the operating system for personalized health and longevity.

Portfolio

Everlab nabs $3 million Pre-Seed Funding for Health and Longevity

Everlab is a HealthTech startup building the operating system for personalized health and longevity.

Portfolio

Edurino - How to build a hybrid company

Meet the founders of our portfolio company Edurino.

Portfolio

Edurino - How to build a hybrid company

Meet the founders of our portfolio company Edurino.

Insights

Live better, today and tomorrow - why the time is ripe for preventative healthcare and Everlab

Why we invested in Everlab and their preventative healthcare operating system

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Live better, today and tomorrow - why the time is ripe for preventative healthcare and Everlab

Why we invested in Everlab and their preventative healthcare operating system

Insights

How to ESG - A Venture Capital Perspective

ESG is no longer "nice to have" but crucial in venture capital. We take a closer look at how we “do ESG” at b2venture.

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How to ESG - A Venture Capital Perspective

ESG is no longer "nice to have" but crucial in venture capital. We take a closer look at how we “do ESG” at b2venture.

Inclusion and Diversity

How Startups Can Diversify Hiring & Be More Inclusive

In our Startup Resources, we have gathered a wide range of (tech-based) communities focusing on diversity and inclusion.

Inclusion and Diversity

How Startups Can Diversify Hiring & Be More Inclusive

In our Startup Resources, we have gathered a wide range of (tech-based) communities focusing on diversity and inclusion.

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The essence of timing … and why Vincent van Gogh would have been a terrible entrepreneur

So entrepreneurs and VCs need to go through the world with their eyes wide open. We need to read, try, compare and always question old truths and imagine what could emerge in a whole new way

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The essence of timing … and why Vincent van Gogh would have been a terrible entrepreneur

So entrepreneurs and VCs need to go through the world with their eyes wide open. We need to read, try, compare and always question old truths and imagine what could emerge in a whole new way

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Closing Europe’s pension gap — why we invested in Degura

With its unique cloud-based software solution tailored to both B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, Degura makes discovering, offering and managing company pension plans really easy

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Closing Europe’s pension gap — why we invested in Degura

With its unique cloud-based software solution tailored to both B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, Degura makes discovering, offering and managing company pension plans really easy

Portfolio

Turbocharging Written Communication with Artificial Intelligence

At b2venture, we believe that AI technology can be used to solve a wide range of problems for users globally, including the next generation of written content, where TextCortex comes into play.

Portfolio

Turbocharging Written Communication with Artificial Intelligence

At b2venture, we believe that AI technology can be used to solve a wide range of problems for users globally, including the next generation of written content, where TextCortex comes into play.

Insights

Atlas Metrics: Measuring non-financial indicators

Atlas Metrics: Demand from regulators, investors, customers, and employees for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data is a megatrend that affects an increasing number of companies.

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Atlas Metrics: Measuring non-financial indicators

Atlas Metrics: Demand from regulators, investors, customers, and employees for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data is a megatrend that affects an increasing number of companies.

Angel Investors

Luis Cabiedes on market dynamics and risks

Luis Martín is one of the most active angel investors in Europe

Angel Investors

Luis Cabiedes on market dynamics and risks

Luis Martín is one of the most active angel investors in Europe

News

Edurino's digital education platform raises €10.5 million series A

Edurino is a digital learning platform with an app for children that uses an ergonomic stylus and real figures to create a hybrid approach to reading and writing, utilizing any mobile device.

News

Edurino's digital education platform raises €10.5 million series A

Edurino is a digital learning platform with an app for children that uses an ergonomic stylus and real figures to create a hybrid approach to reading and writing, utilizing any mobile device.

News

Finway raises €9.2 million Series A to reimagine spend management for European SMBs

With finway, enterprises can seamlessly plan & control all expenses and budgets in one tool and get real insights to run their business.

News

Finway raises €9.2 million Series A to reimagine spend management for European SMBs

With finway, enterprises can seamlessly plan & control all expenses and budgets in one tool and get real insights to run their business.

News

Berlin's Degura raises €2.2 million to digitise German employer-funded pension

Degura provides HR departments with a cloud-based software solution tailored to both the B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, making discovering, offering and managing company pension plans.

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Berlin's Degura raises €2.2 million to digitise German employer-funded pension

Degura provides HR departments with a cloud-based software solution tailored to both the B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, making discovering, offering and managing company pension plans.

From the year 2000 to b2venture

We are beginning anew after more than twenty years since we founded “BrainsToVentures”.

From the year 2000 to b2venture

We are beginning anew after more than twenty years since we founded “BrainsToVentures”.

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Let’s put unicorns back in the playroom

Until recently unicorns were the stuff of fables and children’s stories. The label has become a popular way to celebrate a startup that has reached a valuation of 1 billion dollars.

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Let’s put unicorns back in the playroom

Until recently unicorns were the stuff of fables and children’s stories. The label has become a popular way to celebrate a startup that has reached a valuation of 1 billion dollars.

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5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

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5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

Portfolio

Calvin Risk closes a $1.5M Pre-Seed round to help companies deploy and manage trustworthy AI

The company was founded with a mission to unlock the full potential of AI for business by managing a multitude of risks.

Portfolio

Calvin Risk closes a $1.5M Pre-Seed round to help companies deploy and manage trustworthy AI

The company was founded with a mission to unlock the full potential of AI for business by managing a multitude of risks.

Portfolio

LatticeFlow Secures $12 Million to Eliminate AI Data and Model Blind Spots in Computer Vision

LatticeFlow's mission is to change the way the next generation of AI systems are built to ensure they are trusted by all stakeholders in society.

Portfolio

LatticeFlow Secures $12 Million to Eliminate AI Data and Model Blind Spots in Computer Vision

LatticeFlow's mission is to change the way the next generation of AI systems are built to ensure they are trusted by all stakeholders in society.

Demoboost raises EUR 1.7 million pre-seed to transform how software is bought and sold

Demoboost is a Warsaw-based start-up that helps B2B software vendors transform their marketing and sales activities, by providing a platform to easily create, personalize, share, and track demos.

Demoboost raises EUR 1.7 million pre-seed to transform how software is bought and sold

Demoboost is a Warsaw-based start-up that helps B2B software vendors transform their marketing and sales activities, by providing a platform to easily create, personalize, share, and track demos.

Portfolio

Ledgy raises $22 million Series B to fund European expansion

Ledgy helps startups handle their employee shareholdings, cap table and investor relations professionally and accurately from the start.

Portfolio

Ledgy raises $22 million Series B to fund European expansion

Ledgy helps startups handle their employee shareholdings, cap table and investor relations professionally and accurately from the start.

Portfolio

SumUp raises €590 million and celebrates 10 years of supporting small merchants

SumUp is the financial partner for over 4 million small merchants in over 35 markets worldwide, helping them start, run and grow their business through a fair, easy, and reliable payment solution.

Portfolio

SumUp raises €590 million and celebrates 10 years of supporting small merchants

SumUp is the financial partner for over 4 million small merchants in over 35 markets worldwide, helping them start, run and grow their business through a fair, easy, and reliable payment solution.

Insights

What do entrepreneurship and ski touring have in common? Turns out a lot.

Building a new business has a lot in common with a hiking tour in the high mountains: planning, timing, and rhythm - they all determine the success of a company’s journey.

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What do entrepreneurship and ski touring have in common? Turns out a lot.

Building a new business has a lot in common with a hiking tour in the high mountains: planning, timing, and rhythm - they all determine the success of a company’s journey.

Insights

Can AI replace VCs? Three experiments

We’re currently hearing a lot about how generative AI could replace white-collar knowledge workers. And venture capitalists are knowledge workers. So which parts of a VC’s job could AI take over?

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Can AI replace VCs? Three experiments

We’re currently hearing a lot about how generative AI could replace white-collar knowledge workers. And venture capitalists are knowledge workers. So which parts of a VC’s job could AI take over?

News

Nelly Announces € 15 Mio Series A to Become the Financial Operating System for Healthcare

Nelly develops software solutions for medical practices that make documentation and payment processes patient-friendly and employee-friendly.

News

Nelly Announces € 15 Mio Series A to Become the Financial Operating System for Healthcare

Nelly develops software solutions for medical practices that make documentation and payment processes patient-friendly and employee-friendly.

Franziska Blindow-Prettl Joins b2venture Supervisory Board

b2venture is thrilled to welcome experienced investor Franziska Blindow-Prettl, who joined the supervisory board in April 2023.

Franziska Blindow-Prettl Joins b2venture Supervisory Board

b2venture is thrilled to welcome experienced investor Franziska Blindow-Prettl, who joined the supervisory board in April 2023.

News

1KOMMA5° announces Series B for further market expansion and European R&D

We are happy to announce our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° has closed a stellar Series B funding round.

News

1KOMMA5° announces Series B for further market expansion and European R&D

We are happy to announce our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° has closed a stellar Series B funding round.

Portfolio

Predium Raises €4.5 million seed round to expand ESG management solution for the decarbonization of real estate

The platform for sustainable and profitable real estate management

Portfolio

Predium Raises €4.5 million seed round to expand ESG management solution for the decarbonization of real estate

The platform for sustainable and profitable real estate management

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future— why we invested in Predium

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future— why we invested in Predium

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Reinventing Car Insurance: Why we invested in Flitter

We are excited to be backing Flitter, a French startup offering a wholly digital insurance product that aligns with the changing consumer habits and mobility needs. 

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Reinventing Car Insurance: Why we invested in Flitter

We are excited to be backing Flitter, a French startup offering a wholly digital insurance product that aligns with the changing consumer habits and mobility needs. 

Portfolio

Blacklane closes series F round and enters partnership with Sixt

Blacklane is a leading global provider of premium pre-booked and On-Demand chauffeur services.

Portfolio

Blacklane closes series F round and enters partnership with Sixt

Blacklane is a leading global provider of premium pre-booked and On-Demand chauffeur services.

News

DeepL elevates AI Research with new investors and financing

German AI company using neural networks and artificial intelligence to overcome language barriers.

News

DeepL elevates AI Research with new investors and financing

German AI company using neural networks and artificial intelligence to overcome language barriers.

Angel Investors

Delivering real value as an angel investor

Angel Investors

Delivering real value as an angel investor

Angel Investors

Rethinking the future of education with Verena Pausder

Angel Investors

Rethinking the future of education with Verena Pausder

Insights

Let your product shine anywhere and at any time — why we invested in Demoboost

Demoboost offers a holistic end-to-end platform to easily create, share and track product demos — not only for sales departments but also marketing, customer service and business development.

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Let your product shine anywhere and at any time — why we invested in Demoboost

Demoboost offers a holistic end-to-end platform to easily create, share and track product demos — not only for sales departments but also marketing, customer service and business development.

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Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

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Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

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Calvin Risk — Unlocking the Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence

Following our investment in Calvin Risk we would love to share our rationale

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Calvin Risk — Unlocking the Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence

Following our investment in Calvin Risk we would love to share our rationale

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

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Personalizing early childhood education through the power of games - Why we invested in Edurino

Edurino is building a digital learning experience that aims to introduce pre-school children to new, blended forms of learning by merging haptic and digital worlds of play

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Personalizing early childhood education through the power of games - Why we invested in Edurino

Edurino is building a digital learning experience that aims to introduce pre-school children to new, blended forms of learning by merging haptic and digital worlds of play

News

b2venture welcomes Dominik Perisa as Partner and Chief Operating Officer to expand operations

The addition of Dominik is part of the b2venture’s expansion plans to capitalize on the company’s growing portfolio of unicorns and its growing network of top business angels

News

b2venture welcomes Dominik Perisa as Partner and Chief Operating Officer to expand operations

The addition of Dominik is part of the b2venture’s expansion plans to capitalize on the company’s growing portfolio of unicorns and its growing network of top business angels

News

Edurino's digital education platform raises €10.5 million series A

Edurino is a digital learning platform with an app for children that uses an ergonomic stylus and real figures to create a hybrid approach to reading and writing, utilizing any mobile device.

News

Edurino's digital education platform raises €10.5 million series A

Edurino is a digital learning platform with an app for children that uses an ergonomic stylus and real figures to create a hybrid approach to reading and writing, utilizing any mobile device.

News

Finway raises €9.2 million Series A to reimagine spend management for European SMBs

With finway, enterprises can seamlessly plan & control all expenses and budgets in one tool and get real insights to run their business.

News

Finway raises €9.2 million Series A to reimagine spend management for European SMBs

With finway, enterprises can seamlessly plan & control all expenses and budgets in one tool and get real insights to run their business.

News

Berlin's Degura raises €2.2 million to digitise German employer-funded pension

Degura provides HR departments with a cloud-based software solution tailored to both the B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, making discovering, offering and managing company pension plans.

News

Berlin's Degura raises €2.2 million to digitise German employer-funded pension

Degura provides HR departments with a cloud-based software solution tailored to both the B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, making discovering, offering and managing company pension plans.

News

Nelly Announces € 15 Mio Series A to Become the Financial Operating System for Healthcare

Nelly develops software solutions for medical practices that make documentation and payment processes patient-friendly and employee-friendly.

News

Nelly Announces € 15 Mio Series A to Become the Financial Operating System for Healthcare

Nelly develops software solutions for medical practices that make documentation and payment processes patient-friendly and employee-friendly.

News

1KOMMA5° announces Series B for further market expansion and European R&D

We are happy to announce our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° has closed a stellar Series B funding round.

News

1KOMMA5° announces Series B for further market expansion and European R&D

We are happy to announce our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° has closed a stellar Series B funding round.

News

DeepL elevates AI Research with new investors and financing

German AI company using neural networks and artificial intelligence to overcome language barriers.

News

DeepL elevates AI Research with new investors and financing

German AI company using neural networks and artificial intelligence to overcome language barriers.

Insights

Exploring TechBio and the Potential to Transform Pharma with Generative AI

We explore the TechBio space and the promise and challenges that Generative AI represent in improving the life sciences value chain.

Insights

Exploring TechBio and the Potential to Transform Pharma with Generative AI

We explore the TechBio space and the promise and challenges that Generative AI represent in improving the life sciences value chain.

Insights

When Hype Cycles Meet S-Curves: The Roll-Out Conundrum of Generative AI

Despite the excitement for generative AI, commercial adoption by enterprises has been surprisingly slow. b2venture's Andreas Goeldi explores what will happen after the AI hype cycle cools down.

Insights

When Hype Cycles Meet S-Curves: The Roll-Out Conundrum of Generative AI

Despite the excitement for generative AI, commercial adoption by enterprises has been surprisingly slow. b2venture's Andreas Goeldi explores what will happen after the AI hype cycle cools down.

Insights

Generative AI: An Investor's Perspective

Generative AI is by no means a new, but broad public excitement is. We wanted to bring our perspective as experienced AI investors on how we think the industry around generative AI could develop.

Insights

Generative AI: An Investor's Perspective

Generative AI is by no means a new, but broad public excitement is. We wanted to bring our perspective as experienced AI investors on how we think the industry around generative AI could develop.

Insights

How the get startup fundraising right - the fundamentals

Fundraising is one of the most critical steps for a startup to take, yet too many founders don't approach the process in the right way. We provide a short guide on how to fundraise properly.

Insights

How the get startup fundraising right - the fundamentals

Fundraising is one of the most critical steps for a startup to take, yet too many founders don't approach the process in the right way. We provide a short guide on how to fundraise properly.

Insights

The Unseen Potential of the Alpine Ecosystems of Europe

We have long believed that the Alpine regions not only offer enormous potential but have been a bigger part of the European tech story than many realize.

Insights

The Unseen Potential of the Alpine Ecosystems of Europe

We have long believed that the Alpine regions not only offer enormous potential but have been a bigger part of the European tech story than many realize.

Insights

The Evolution of the LLM Toolstack - Thoughts on Capturing Value in the GenAI Tech Stack as a Startup

How will the potential of LLMs impact both end-users and the broader world of enterprise? We explore the state of the LLM toolstack, its evolution, and the multitude of challenges and opportunities.

Insights

The Evolution of the LLM Toolstack - Thoughts on Capturing Value in the GenAI Tech Stack as a Startup

How will the potential of LLMs impact both end-users and the broader world of enterprise? We explore the state of the LLM toolstack, its evolution, and the multitude of challenges and opportunities.

Insights

Data driven chemistry for a more sustainable and competitive future - why we invested in DUDE CHEM

Why we invested in DUDE CHEM - data driven chemistry

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Data driven chemistry for a more sustainable and competitive future - why we invested in DUDE CHEM

Why we invested in DUDE CHEM - data driven chemistry

Insights

How to think about generative AI and the current generation of LLMs

What can LLMs do that’s truly new? b2venture parter Andreas Goeldi discusses how to think realistically about the promises of generative AI

Insights

How to think about generative AI and the current generation of LLMs

What can LLMs do that’s truly new? b2venture parter Andreas Goeldi discusses how to think realistically about the promises of generative AI

Insights

Advancing Medical Science Toward a Disease-Free World - Why we invested in Yendou

We are excited to be leading Yendou’s’ $1.3 million pre-seed round. The HealthTech startup is building a specialized data and business automation platform tailored for Clinical Operation teams.

Insights

Advancing Medical Science Toward a Disease-Free World - Why we invested in Yendou

We are excited to be leading Yendou’s’ $1.3 million pre-seed round. The HealthTech startup is building a specialized data and business automation platform tailored for Clinical Operation teams.

Insights

Scale your startup sustainably | Introducing the Scale-Up Navigator

Ready to scale your venture? The Scale-Up Navigator supports founders, employees, investors, mentors and other stakeholders of scaling start-ups in their sustainable scaling.

Insights

Scale your startup sustainably | Introducing the Scale-Up Navigator

Ready to scale your venture? The Scale-Up Navigator supports founders, employees, investors, mentors and other stakeholders of scaling start-ups in their sustainable scaling.

Insights

Live better, today and tomorrow - why the time is ripe for preventative healthcare and Everlab

Why we invested in Everlab and their preventative healthcare operating system

Insights

Live better, today and tomorrow - why the time is ripe for preventative healthcare and Everlab

Why we invested in Everlab and their preventative healthcare operating system

Insights

How to ESG - A Venture Capital Perspective

ESG is no longer "nice to have" but crucial in venture capital. We take a closer look at how we “do ESG” at b2venture.

Insights

How to ESG - A Venture Capital Perspective

ESG is no longer "nice to have" but crucial in venture capital. We take a closer look at how we “do ESG” at b2venture.

Insights

The essence of timing … and why Vincent van Gogh would have been a terrible entrepreneur

So entrepreneurs and VCs need to go through the world with their eyes wide open. We need to read, try, compare and always question old truths and imagine what could emerge in a whole new way

Insights

The essence of timing … and why Vincent van Gogh would have been a terrible entrepreneur

So entrepreneurs and VCs need to go through the world with their eyes wide open. We need to read, try, compare and always question old truths and imagine what could emerge in a whole new way

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Closing Europe’s pension gap — why we invested in Degura

With its unique cloud-based software solution tailored to both B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, Degura makes discovering, offering and managing company pension plans really easy

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Closing Europe’s pension gap — why we invested in Degura

With its unique cloud-based software solution tailored to both B2B and B2C sides of pension plan provision, Degura makes discovering, offering and managing company pension plans really easy

Insights

Atlas Metrics: Measuring non-financial indicators

Atlas Metrics: Demand from regulators, investors, customers, and employees for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data is a megatrend that affects an increasing number of companies.

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Atlas Metrics: Measuring non-financial indicators

Atlas Metrics: Demand from regulators, investors, customers, and employees for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data is a megatrend that affects an increasing number of companies.

Insights

Let’s put unicorns back in the playroom

Until recently unicorns were the stuff of fables and children’s stories. The label has become a popular way to celebrate a startup that has reached a valuation of 1 billion dollars.

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Let’s put unicorns back in the playroom

Until recently unicorns were the stuff of fables and children’s stories. The label has become a popular way to celebrate a startup that has reached a valuation of 1 billion dollars.

Insights

5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

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5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

5 ways to think about investing in Generative AI in 2023 and beyond

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What do entrepreneurship and ski touring have in common? Turns out a lot.

Building a new business has a lot in common with a hiking tour in the high mountains: planning, timing, and rhythm - they all determine the success of a company’s journey.

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What do entrepreneurship and ski touring have in common? Turns out a lot.

Building a new business has a lot in common with a hiking tour in the high mountains: planning, timing, and rhythm - they all determine the success of a company’s journey.

Insights

Can AI replace VCs? Three experiments

We’re currently hearing a lot about how generative AI could replace white-collar knowledge workers. And venture capitalists are knowledge workers. So which parts of a VC’s job could AI take over?

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Can AI replace VCs? Three experiments

We’re currently hearing a lot about how generative AI could replace white-collar knowledge workers. And venture capitalists are knowledge workers. So which parts of a VC’s job could AI take over?

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future— why we invested in Predium

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future— why we invested in Predium

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Reinventing Car Insurance: Why we invested in Flitter

We are excited to be backing Flitter, a French startup offering a wholly digital insurance product that aligns with the changing consumer habits and mobility needs. 

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Reinventing Car Insurance: Why we invested in Flitter

We are excited to be backing Flitter, a French startup offering a wholly digital insurance product that aligns with the changing consumer habits and mobility needs. 

Insights

Let your product shine anywhere and at any time — why we invested in Demoboost

Demoboost offers a holistic end-to-end platform to easily create, share and track product demos — not only for sales departments but also marketing, customer service and business development.

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Let your product shine anywhere and at any time — why we invested in Demoboost

Demoboost offers a holistic end-to-end platform to easily create, share and track product demos — not only for sales departments but also marketing, customer service and business development.

Insights

Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

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Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

Creating a workflow and payment layer for medical practices - why we invested in Nelly

Insights

Calvin Risk — Unlocking the Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence

Following our investment in Calvin Risk we would love to share our rationale

Insights

Calvin Risk — Unlocking the Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence

Following our investment in Calvin Risk we would love to share our rationale

Insights

Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

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Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

Making ESG and real estate work together for a better future - why we invested in Predium

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Personalizing early childhood education through the power of games - Why we invested in Edurino

Edurino is building a digital learning experience that aims to introduce pre-school children to new, blended forms of learning by merging haptic and digital worlds of play

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Personalizing early childhood education through the power of games - Why we invested in Edurino

Edurino is building a digital learning experience that aims to introduce pre-school children to new, blended forms of learning by merging haptic and digital worlds of play

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Portfolio

DeepL Announces a $300 Million Investment Fueled by Global Demand for AI Language Solutions

Our portfolio company, DeepL, announces a $300 million of investment at a $2 billion valuation.

Portfolio

DeepL Announces a $300 Million Investment Fueled by Global Demand for AI Language Solutions

Our portfolio company, DeepL, announces a $300 million of investment at a $2 billion valuation.

Portfolio

Yendou secures $1.3 Million to build the First Clinical Operations Automation Platform for the Pharmaceuticals Industry

The clinical operations automation platform, Yendou, has raised a $1.3 million pre-seed round to accelerate the operational efficiency of clinical trials.

Portfolio

Yendou secures $1.3 Million to build the First Clinical Operations Automation Platform for the Pharmaceuticals Industry

The clinical operations automation platform, Yendou, has raised a $1.3 million pre-seed round to accelerate the operational efficiency of clinical trials.

Portfolio

Atlas Metrics raises €5.2 million to help companies seamlessly collect ESG data and create more compliant and sustainable businesses

Atlas Metrics is building a global data infrastructure platform that is universal in its conception, enabling companies to easily collect, report and exchange any ESG data.

Portfolio

Atlas Metrics raises €5.2 million to help companies seamlessly collect ESG data and create more compliant and sustainable businesses

Atlas Metrics is building a global data infrastructure platform that is universal in its conception, enabling companies to easily collect, report and exchange any ESG data.

Portfolio

The European Space Agency is on a mission to create its own version of SpaceX with The Exploration Company

The Exploration Company has emerged as the frontrunners in the race to become the first European space company to launch a commercially viable service to low Earth orbit.

Portfolio

The European Space Agency is on a mission to create its own version of SpaceX with The Exploration Company

The Exploration Company has emerged as the frontrunners in the race to become the first European space company to launch a commercially viable service to low Earth orbit.

Portfolio

German Savings Platform Raisin Announces Record Growth and Profitability

Raisin is the world's leading platform for savings and investment products. Founded in 2012, Raisin connects consumers with EU, UK, and US banks.

Portfolio

German Savings Platform Raisin Announces Record Growth and Profitability

Raisin is the world's leading platform for savings and investment products. Founded in 2012, Raisin connects consumers with EU, UK, and US banks.

Portfolio

DUDE CHEM secures €6.5 million to make pharma-chemical production more competitive and sustainable

Green chemistry startup DUDE CHEM raises €6.5 million to bring back pharma-chemical production to Europe.

Portfolio

DUDE CHEM secures €6.5 million to make pharma-chemical production more competitive and sustainable

Green chemistry startup DUDE CHEM raises €6.5 million to bring back pharma-chemical production to Europe.

Portfolio

Everlab nabs $3 million Pre-Seed Funding for Health and Longevity

Everlab is a HealthTech startup building the operating system for personalized health and longevity.

Portfolio

Everlab nabs $3 million Pre-Seed Funding for Health and Longevity

Everlab is a HealthTech startup building the operating system for personalized health and longevity.

Portfolio

Edurino - How to build a hybrid company

Meet the founders of our portfolio company Edurino.

Portfolio

Edurino - How to build a hybrid company

Meet the founders of our portfolio company Edurino.

Portfolio

Turbocharging Written Communication with Artificial Intelligence

At b2venture, we believe that AI technology can be used to solve a wide range of problems for users globally, including the next generation of written content, where TextCortex comes into play.

Portfolio

Turbocharging Written Communication with Artificial Intelligence

At b2venture, we believe that AI technology can be used to solve a wide range of problems for users globally, including the next generation of written content, where TextCortex comes into play.

Portfolio

Calvin Risk closes a $1.5M Pre-Seed round to help companies deploy and manage trustworthy AI

The company was founded with a mission to unlock the full potential of AI for business by managing a multitude of risks.

Portfolio

Calvin Risk closes a $1.5M Pre-Seed round to help companies deploy and manage trustworthy AI

The company was founded with a mission to unlock the full potential of AI for business by managing a multitude of risks.

Portfolio

LatticeFlow Secures $12 Million to Eliminate AI Data and Model Blind Spots in Computer Vision

LatticeFlow's mission is to change the way the next generation of AI systems are built to ensure they are trusted by all stakeholders in society.

Portfolio

LatticeFlow Secures $12 Million to Eliminate AI Data and Model Blind Spots in Computer Vision

LatticeFlow's mission is to change the way the next generation of AI systems are built to ensure they are trusted by all stakeholders in society.

Portfolio

Ledgy raises $22 million Series B to fund European expansion

Ledgy helps startups handle their employee shareholdings, cap table and investor relations professionally and accurately from the start.

Portfolio

Ledgy raises $22 million Series B to fund European expansion

Ledgy helps startups handle their employee shareholdings, cap table and investor relations professionally and accurately from the start.

Portfolio

SumUp raises €590 million and celebrates 10 years of supporting small merchants

SumUp is the financial partner for over 4 million small merchants in over 35 markets worldwide, helping them start, run and grow their business through a fair, easy, and reliable payment solution.

Portfolio

SumUp raises €590 million and celebrates 10 years of supporting small merchants

SumUp is the financial partner for over 4 million small merchants in over 35 markets worldwide, helping them start, run and grow their business through a fair, easy, and reliable payment solution.

Portfolio

Predium Raises €4.5 million seed round to expand ESG management solution for the decarbonization of real estate

The platform for sustainable and profitable real estate management

Portfolio

Predium Raises €4.5 million seed round to expand ESG management solution for the decarbonization of real estate

The platform for sustainable and profitable real estate management

Portfolio

Blacklane closes series F round and enters partnership with Sixt

Blacklane is a leading global provider of premium pre-booked and On-Demand chauffeur services.

Portfolio

Blacklane closes series F round and enters partnership with Sixt

Blacklane is a leading global provider of premium pre-booked and On-Demand chauffeur services.

Angel Investors

Leading by example - How angel investors can maximize their impact with Joachim Schoss

b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur discusses his approach to startup investing and governance.

Angel Investors

Leading by example - How angel investors can maximize their impact with Joachim Schoss

b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur discusses his approach to startup investing and governance.

Angel Investors

How to leverage angel investors for your startup

Angel Investors

How to leverage angel investors for your startup

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Nicole Herzog - b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur

b2venture angel investor Nicole Herzog discusses her journey from founding companies to becoming an angel investor and what being a good angel investor means in practice.

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Nicole Herzog - b2venture angel investor & entrepreneur

b2venture angel investor Nicole Herzog discusses her journey from founding companies to becoming an angel investor and what being a good angel investor means in practice.

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer - b2venture angel investor

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer, Chairman of our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° and one of b2venture’s most trusted angel investors in our community.

Angel Investors

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer - b2venture angel investor

Say Hello to Michael Hinderer, Chairman of our portfolio company 1KOMMA5° and one of b2venture’s most trusted angel investors in our community.

Angel Investors

Luis Cabiedes on market dynamics and risks

Luis Martín is one of the most active angel investors in Europe

Angel Investors

Luis Cabiedes on market dynamics and risks

Luis Martín is one of the most active angel investors in Europe

Angel Investors

Delivering real value as an angel investor

Angel Investors

Delivering real value as an angel investor

Angel Investors

Rethinking the future of education with Verena Pausder

Angel Investors

Rethinking the future of education with Verena Pausder

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