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German VC and Startup Ecosystem

It is no surprise that Germany dominates much of the conversation around European tech — the growth of the startup and venture capital ecosystem has surpassed even the most optimistic of expectations.

As an early-stage software fund in London/Dublin with a pan-European investment view, we are seeing exciting young companies emerging from all over Germany. They are following in the footsteps of already successful global companies like Rocket Internet, Soundcloud, and Auctionata.

Germany’s tech transformation is startling, and seems to only be just beginning. Scroll down to learn more about:

  • funding options for German startups
  • notable players in the VC and startup ecosystem
  • challenges that lay ahead for German tech
  • future opportunities & existing winners
  • typical terms offered to startups
  • successful exits in Germany so far

A big shout-out and thanks to Mathias Ockenfels and the team at Berlin-based Point Nine Capital for collaborating with us. We have tried our best to take an unbiased, pan-European perspective. Let me know your thoughts!