Election of winning startups

 

The project seeks to identify 30 European unicorns in the field of DeepTech (defined in the project as a bundle of technologies including IoT, photonics, artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain …) and to help them , with the support of the European Commission and more specifically of its Startup Europe division, to rapidly increase its power through business opportunities and public and private funding.

 

Start-ups wishing to raise funds or meet business partners will pitch during a Fundraising Pitch Session and Business Elevator Pitch Session.

 

 Corporate and venture capitale will elect their favorite during pitch sessions.

Board of Investors

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Aster is a VC fund based in Paris, with offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv. We invest in Energy, Mobility, and Industry 4.0, from seed to series B – meaning ticket size from €500,000 to €10M. We cover France, Europe and the USA We […]

France

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AVCO is the national association for Austria’s private equity industry and corporate finance service providers. AVCO encompasses private equity houses – from venture capital and expansion financing to buy-outs – as well as various other institutions and companies which are interested in developing the private […]

Austria

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aws Founders Fund is Austria’s most active venture capital fund with around EUR 70 m under management. The fund invests during the later seed and series A/B phases of highly scalable Austrian technology start-ups. Co-investors from our international network are actively involved. aws Founders Fund […]

Austria

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Breega is a European venture capital fund designed to finance start-ups in the digital economy. The fund, comprised of experienced investors with entrepreneurial experience, exercises an approach to financing that includes providing on-the-ground support to its start-ups by an in-house team of specialists focused on […]

France

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The fund is structured as an evergreen, with average target investment — de-investment cycles of 5 years. The fund is constantly being increased in volume by the club’s members (total net-worth approx. EUR 20b) — which commit on a deal by deal basis. The fund […]

Austria

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For almost 20 years, KREAXI’s team (resulting from the merger in 2016 of Banexi Ventures Partners and Rhône-Alpes Création) has invested in companies that are transforming the core of industries by either technology or service innovations or new business models. Kreaxi is an established European […]

Germany

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LEA Partners is an entrepreneurial-minded multi-stage private equity firm supporting founders and management teams in various development stages to achieve growth and market leadership. Operating out of Karlsruhe, one of Europe’s largest tech clusters, LEA Partners has facilitated investments into more than 40 companies since […]

Germany

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Omnes raises between €25-40M each year and invests in A and B series from €1M to €5M (ticket size) as a co-investor (lead or follower). The technologies and markets targeted by Omnes include the following sectors: Advanced software, high-end sensors/semiconductors, new (in)organic materials. Start-ups in […]

France

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Ring Capital is a €165M growth fund: they provide capital to fast growing digital scale-ups and mentor ambitious French entrepreneurs. Ring Capital is currently raising a 2nd vehicle, dedicated to supporting Tech4Good early stage start-ups in France and abroad. The new philosophy is the ability […]

France

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SAMAN Ventures invests in exceptional people whose ideas have the potential to disrupt the way we live and work. We provide early-stage financing to help transform those ideas into companies and those companies into market leaders. Targeted technologies and markets : We focus on deep […]

Austria

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Situlus Holding GmbH is an independent Austrian company founded in Graz in 2012 that invests in start-ups and medium-sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In this sense, Situlus participates on the one hand in innovative technology companies as an early-stage financier for research and […]

Austria

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Ventech is an early stage VC fund created in 1998 in Paris and has developed internationally, with the openings of offices in Munich in 2013 and Helsinki in 2018 and the launch of a sister company in China in 2008. Reason for that is that […]

France

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