The #DealMonitor, our overview of investments and exits, offers all the deals of the day on working days. Today it's about Dance, Superlist, Klar, True Beauty, Kertos, Neural Concept, Tacto, Mistho, Solandeo, Saturo and Billomat.
Tuesday March 22, 2022ByTeam
In the #DealMonitor for March 22, we take a look at the most important, exciting and interesting investments and exits of the day in the DACH region. All deals from the previous days can be found in the large and clear #DealMonitor archive.
+++ TriplePoint Capital provides the Berlin mobility startup Dance with loan financing of 20 million. Dance, founded in 2020 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Quidenus and Jimdo creator Christian Springub, is positioning itself as a subscription service for e-bikes. "Our members benefit from an incomparable driving experience and receive their personal e-bike delivered to their door for monthly rent," says the concept. Eurazeo, HV Capital, BlueYard, Planet A Ventures and various angel investors have already invested more than 35 million US dollars in Dance. More about dancing
+++ According to our information, EQT Ventures and the existing investors are investing 10 million euros in Superlist. The post-money valuation is around 60 million euros. The Berlin startup Superlist, founded by Christian Reber, Steffen Kiedel, Marcel Käding and Ben Kubota, is the official successor to the popular Wunderlist app. The self-description says about the concept: “Supercharged productivity for teams of the future”. Cherry Ventures, the Visionaries Club and Freigeist have previously invested in the young company. More in the Insider Podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ According to our information, the Berlin early-stage investor Cherry Ventures is investing a seven-digit sum in Klar. Behind the Munich startup Klar, which was founded by Cillié Burger, Maximilian Rast and ottonova founder Frank Birzle, is a BI solution for e-commerce brands. “We are building a data platform that is tailored to the needs of growing e-commerce brands. Fast to set-up and easy to maintain,” says job advertisements. More in the Insider Podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ According to our information, the Berlin financier 468 Capital is investing in True Beauty, the new project by the two series founders Charles von Abercron (Glossybox, Orange Brands) and Felix Lobkowicz (Eve Sleep, The Good Us, Zesox). According to the young company, it deals with “beauty, wellness and personal care products”. The role model is probably the American company Beauty Pie (slogan: “Luxury Makeup & Skincare Products Direct”. More in the insider podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ According to our information, the Munich financier 10x Founders is investing a seven-digit sum in Kertos together with wefox founder Fabian Wesemann, Gorillas founder Ronny Shibley and LionCorn Capital. The Munich start-up Kertos takes care of the automation of processes related to data protection. "The Kertos platform makes it possible to process tasks easily and efficiently across departments – transparently, automatically and securely," says the startup. More in the Insider Podcast #EXCLUSIVE
+++ Alven, Aster and the existing investors High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Constantia New Business (CNB) are investing USD 9.1 million in the Swiss software startup Neural Concept. The company, developer of a deep learning system for computer-aided construction and design (CAD), was founded in 2018 by Pierre Baqué as a spin-off from EPFL's Computer Vision Laboratory.
+++ Now official: Cherry Ventures, the existing investors UVC Partners and Visionaries Club as well as business angels such as Hanno Renner (Personio), Michael Wax (Forto) and Johannes Reck (GetYourGuide) are investing – as reported in the Insider Podcast at the end of February – in clock. As part of the seed financing round, 5.3 million euros will flow into the startup. At the Munich-based company, which was founded in 2020 by André Petry, Nico Bentenrieder and Johannes Groll, everything revolves around the very big topic of procurement.
+++ Now official: Lightbird, Global Founders Capital (GFC), Fin Capital, Nauta Capital and business angels such as Kai Hansen, Stefan Tietze and Ante Spittler are investing in Mistho, a project by Flash Ventures. As part of the seed financing round, 3 million euros will flow into the FinTech. The Berlin-based company, which was founded in 2021 by Maximilian Czymoch, Paolo Antonio Rossi and Shervin Panahi, is positioning itself as an "Open Payroll API".
+++ Brandenburg Kapital invests in the smart services company Solandeo. The Berlin company has been using smart metering solutions and intelligent forecasting and analysis products since 2013. “In a first step, EWE AG had already invested in the company in June 2021, as had the existing shareholders. The total scope of the financing round is around 7 million euros,” the company announced.
+++ The Biogena Group, an Austrian provider of micronutrients, is investing a six-figure sum in Saturo. The company, founded in 2017 by Hannes Feistenauer and Joerg Hauke, focuses on "complete nutrition" in the form of drinking meals, powders and bars.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
+++ The Dresden financial service provider aifinyo, formerly known as the Elbe financial group, takes over the FinTech Billomat. “The takeover of the company shares takes place partly through the purchase of shares and partly through the contribution of the shares as part of a non-cash capital increase through the issue of new shares. For this purpose, the share capital of aifinyo AG is to be increased to a total of 4,048,670 shares by issuing 155,417 new shares excluding subscription rights for the shareholders,” the company announced.
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