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Heilbronn-investor BORN2GROW supports coronavirus vaccine development at baseclick GmbH

April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Heilbronn-investor BORN2GROW supports coronavirus vaccine development at baseclick GmbH

Neuried, Germany April 8th 2020 - baseclick GmbH, a biotechnological company and experts in nucleic acid modification, received generous financial support from Heilbronn-investor BORN2GROW to develop an mRNA-based vaccine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In [...]

The fight against corona

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on The fight against corona

Strong demand for products from the former portfolio company Xenios AG In 2008, the Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn invested in Novalung, a manufacturer of artificial lungs, and in 2011 it also invested in Medos Medizintechnik AG, a [...]

Traxon e:cue an Osram Brand and LightnTec announce cooperation.

March 12th, 2020|Comments Off on Traxon e:cue an Osram Brand and LightnTec announce cooperation.

- Press release - The global company Traxon e:cue will become from now on a global distributor of "Media Wall Paper" lighting foils developed and produced by LightnTec, a Karlsruhe-based manufacturer. The market focus of [...]

German equity capital market record year 2019

February 27th, 2020|Comments Off on German equity capital market record year 2019

"2019 was a record year for the German private equity market. Both investments and fundraising reached new record levels," says Ulrike Hinrichs, executive member of the board of the Bundesverbandes Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften [German Private Equity [...]

Protagen Protein Services (PPS) Appoints Dr. Roland Moussa as Chief Operating Officer

February 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Protagen Protein Services (PPS) Appoints Dr. Roland Moussa as Chief Operating Officer

Protagen Protein Services (PPS) today announces the appointment of Dr. Roland Moussa, as Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Moussa joined PPS four years ago. In this time, Dr. Moussa was responsible as Director of Operations for [...]

The FinTech startup troy develops a debt collection solution for SAP clients in the SAP.iO accelerator program

December 20th, 2019|Comments Off on The FinTech startup troy develops a debt collection solution for SAP clients in the SAP.iO accelerator program

Lippstadt/Hamburg, 17 December 2019 – The FinTech startup troy, which specializes in customer-friendly debt collection, has developed a solution for the integration of its debt collection services into the finance module of SAP, the market [...]

 Interview with Steven Bliim, Managing Director of Cipherpoint GmbH

December 20th, 2019|Comments Off on  Interview with Steven Bliim, Managing Director of Cipherpoint GmbH

We see it as our job to give our international network partners the opportunity to experience Heilbronn as a strong economic location and innovative founding city. That is why we decided to start the Move2Grow [...]

VentureCapital Magazine Special „Technology Hotspot Israel”

November 13th, 2019|Comments Off on VentureCapital Magazine Special „Technology Hotspot Israel”

In September 2019 the VentureCapital Magazine published a special about the „Technology Hotspot Israel". Thomas R. Villinger, CEO of the Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn, gave an extensive interview.  Click here to read all about it.

New Investment for Born2Grow: Boost Media GmbH (Videoboost)

November 13th, 2019|Comments Off on New Investment for Born2Grow: Boost Media GmbH (Videoboost)

Born2Grow invested in Boost Media GmbH (Videoboost) in Darmstadt which was founded in 2012. Videoboost has developed a digital platform for creating short videos. Using a high degree of automation, the videos can be produced [...]

German private equity market with a strong first half year 2019

October 31st, 2019|Comments Off on German private equity market with a strong first half year 2019

Berlin, 31.10.2019 "In the first half of 2019, private equity firms in Germany invested a total of €6.6 billion. Following two years of strong investments, we expect 2019 to be another very successful year for [...]

FinTech troy Successfully Completes Series A Financing Round

October 31st, 2019|Comments Off on FinTech troy Successfully Completes Series A Financing Round

Lippstadt / Hamburg, October 29, 2019 - FinTech company troy, which specializes in customer-friendly debt collection, has successfully completed its second round of financing, raising a medium-sized seven-digit amount. troy completed the funding round with [...]

LightnTec receives seven digit EU funding

October 18th, 2019|Comments Off on LightnTec receives seven digit EU funding

Karlsruhe, 17.10.2019. The start up LightnTec from Karlsruhe, Germany receives a seven digit funding from the EU program “Horizon 2020”. By means of these resources the revolutional technology of the company for digital light on [...]

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Israel: A small country is ahead: Israel is a startup major power

July 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Israel: A small country is ahead: Israel is a startup major power

Israel is about as big as Hesse state and has as many inhabitants as the Rhineland. One should not assume that such a small country is a major power in international start-ups. But the numbers [...]

ZFHN-View at the global growth engine China

May 9th, 2019|Comments Off on ZFHN-View at the global growth engine China

China is the mega topic of these days. Not a day goes by without a new headline appearing in the media: "The new Silk Road is coming"; "Artificial intelligence is booming in China" or "The [...]

ZFHN Portfolio Company PPS enters the US Market

April 17th, 2019|Comments Off on ZFHN Portfolio Company PPS enters the US Market

Protagen Protein Services joins forces with American specialist Heilbronn/Boston, April 17, 2019 - Protagen Protein Services GmbH (PPS), a leading provider of contract analysis services in the field of protein research, has entered the important [...]

Successful exit: Brainlab acquires medical robotics start-up Medineering

April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Successful exit: Brainlab acquires medical robotics start-up Medineering

BORN2GROW and other investors are selling all of their shares in the robotics start-up Medineering GmbH, based in Munich, to Brainlab AG. In doing so, the consortium of investors has managed to achieve a successful [...]

Good atmosphere and a lively speed dating at ZFHN-New Year’s Reception

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Good atmosphere and a lively speed dating at ZFHN-New Year’s Reception

A good atmosphere, many guests and a lively speed dating - the New Year's Reception of the ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn formed an atmospheric start for the coming year 2019. ZFHN CEO Thomas R. Villinger welcomed [...]

Tech start-up MetisMotion receives more than one million Euro in first investment round

December 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Tech start-up MetisMotion receives more than one million Euro in first investment round

The Munich-based tech start-up MetisMotion has received more than one million Euro in fresh capital in its first financing round. The investors are High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), BORN2GROW Seedfonds - a subsidiary of ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn [...]

Perfect Launch for Inspecto

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Perfect Launch for Inspecto

Our portfolio company from Israel had a perfect product launch at the "Vision" trade fair in Stuttgart. The world's first Autonomous Machine Vision System will revolutionize the world of quality control in industrial manufacturing. The [...]

SWR film about ZFHN is published

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on SWR film about ZFHN is published

For almost 30 minutes, in "Die Zukunftsmacher-Auf der Jagd nach Start-ups für Heilbronn (The future makers - on the hunt for start-ups for Heilbronn)" SWR reports on the cooperation between ZFHN and promising young high-tech companies. [...]

SWR Television broadcasts about the ZFHN

September 20th, 2018|Comments Off on SWR Television broadcasts about the ZFHN

"Die Heilbronner Zukunftsmacher - Auf der Jagd nach Startup-Unternehmen" is the title of the new SWR television report about the ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn, which will be broadcasted on Wednesday, October 31. SWR editor Andrea Lotter [...]

Startup-Valley News reports about ZFHN

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Startup-Valley News reports about ZFHN

In its current issue the magazine Startup Valley also reports about the ZFHN. The article focuses on ZFHN's intensive cooperation with Israeli startups and investors. The ZFHN has been cultivating relations with the Israeli start-up scene [...]

Many guests at the traditional summer party

July 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Many guests at the traditional summer party

In bright sunshine, many guests accepted the invitation of the ZFHN Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn to the traditional summer party. ZFHN business partners, national and international investment managers and representatives of business and politics met at the [...]

Silicon Valley mastermind Pascal Finette @ Heilbronn

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Silicon Valley mastermind Pascal Finette @ Heilbronn

With Pascal Finette, Executive Director of the renowned Fasttrack Institute & Singularity University, one of the leading creative minds from the high-tech-hub of California came to Heilbronn. The subject of his captivating lecture was the [...]

ZFHN joins German-Israeli Industrial AI start-up

April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on ZFHN joins German-Israeli Industrial AI start-up

TinyInspektor – introducing a key entry to European industrial markets Heilbronn / Tel Aviv, 04 April 2018. As part of the current series A financing round, Heilbronn-based leading investor BORN2GROW - a subsidiary of ZFHN [...]

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LightnTec concludes additional financing round

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on LightnTec concludes additional financing round

BORN2GROW Seedfonds and High-Tech Gründerfonds on board as investors Karlsruhe/Heilbronn/Bonn, 5 February 2018. Karlsruhe-based LightnTec GmbH, a developer and manufacturer of digital light and its illumination on thin film for innovative indoor and outdoor advertising [...]

Numerous guests accepted the ZFHN’s invitation to celebrate the New Year in 2018

January 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Numerous guests accepted the ZFHN’s invitation to celebrate the New Year in 2018

The Wohlgelegen-Turm was the meeting place for international representatives from politics and business as well as from the investment companies of the ZFHN. Thomas R. Villinger, CEO of ZFHN, announced further investments for the upcoming [...]

Greenovation Biotech GmbH reports positive clinical data from the Phase 1 safety study for moss-aGal

January 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Greenovation Biotech GmbH reports positive clinical data from the Phase 1 safety study for moss-aGal

In October, Greenovation Biotech GmbH successfully completed the Phase I study of moss-aGal for the treatment of Fabry disease (FD). The results of the study indicate that moss-aGal has an excellent safety profile at the [...]

Compositence GmbH gains GON Holding as strategic partner

August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Compositence GmbH gains GON Holding as strategic partner

Chinese advanced material manufacturer GON Holding takes majority stake in Compositence Leonberg, August 22th, 2017 – Compositence GmbH, specializing in innovative Preforming Technologies for Carbon, Glass and other fibre types and supplier of tailored preforms [...]

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ZFHN sells its shares in the information management specialist dataglobal

April 11th, 2017|Comments Off on ZFHN sells its shares in the information management specialist dataglobal

Buyer is founder and CEO Wolfgang Munz Heilbronn, April 11, 2017. The zfhn Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn has sold its shares in dataglobal GmbH. Following a management buy-out by Wolfgang Munz, the specialist information management company is [...]

XENIOS AG to be sold to Fresenius Medical Care

October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on XENIOS AG to be sold to Fresenius Medical Care

zfhn Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn brings industry giant in medical technology to Heilbronn – another boost for the technology site Heilbronn, 31 October 2016 – zfhn Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn, one of the largest private venture capitalists in Germany, [...]

DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTINUOUS VARIANT OF GREENOVATION´S BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION PROCESS

June 6th, 2016|Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTINUOUS VARIANT OF GREENOVATION´S BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION PROCESS

Scientists and Engineers have developed a continuous production version of Greenovation`s moss-based manufacturing technology for biopharmaceuticals (BryoTechnology). Now established in small-scale research fermentations, the process delivers valuable data for further scale-up and continuous production with [...]

XENiOS AG Enrolls First Patient in “SynCor” Clinical Trial of its CE-Marked i-cor Device to Treat Cardiogenic Shock

March 29th, 2016|Comments Off on XENiOS AG Enrolls First Patient in “SynCor” Clinical Trial of its CE-Marked i-cor Device to Treat Cardiogenic Shock

HEILBRONN, XENIOS announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the "SynCor" clinical trial of its CE-marked  i-cor® Synchronized Cardiac Assist System for treating cardiogenic shock. The SynCor trial is a prospective, non-randomized, multi-center, open-label observational study [...]