Ties to UTUM:
UVC Partners UVC Partners is the early-stage venture capital firm linked to the TUM network. UVC Partners has a €82M fund that is focused on B2B industry companies in the segments industrial technologies, enterprise software, and mobility. They write tickets between €0.5M and €3M, typically at the seed and early stage for companies in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Notably, UVC Partners is also an investor in the aforementioned IoT company KONUX.
Ties to START:
Alstin: growth investment fund of the Maschmeyer Group providing support in sales, marketing and management Seed + Speed: early-stage fund of the Maschmeyer Group branded as the ‘Sales VC’ providing active support
Ties to CDTM
La Famiglia Berlin based VC fund backed by entrepreneurs investing in seed stage companies. Very female friendly. They are a family of entrepreneurs, business angels, family businesses and industry leaders who nurture great founders through networks, unfair advantages & capital. Picus Capital Picus makes initial investments in pre-seed, seed and series A ventures thereby starting to work together with entrepreneurs in various stages of their companies ranging from ideation phase to initial traction. They also offer a “gap year” internship.
HV - Holtzbrinck Ventures one of Germany’s oldest VC firms with over €1B capital and a traditional preference for consumer internet companies.
Typical internship VCs:
Flash Ventures Rocket internet offspin, pre-seed investor hiring like crazy in Munich. Heartcore European consumer tech VC based in Copenhagen / Berlin / Paris - loved by interns. Cherry Berlin based seed VCs that saw Zalando and Spotifiy coming. Also supposedly a fun place to go intern.