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Investor type Micro VC
Founders Gunter Steffen


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Total investments 20
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 2.22
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Device

Born2Grow appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Heilbronn. The company was established in Europe in Germany.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Manufacturing. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight simplesurance, Datapine, Itembase. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Gunter Steffen.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Born2Grow performs on 8 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2014.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Born2Grow, startups are often financed by Rheingau Founders, German Startups Group, Mountain Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are High-Tech Gru00fcnderfonds, Rheingau Founders, Rouven Dresselhaus. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rheingau Founders, Vito Ventures, Target Global.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Application Software
Collaborative Consumption
Health Care
Information Services (B2C)
Location Based Services
Social/Platform Software
$2M07 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
$2M17 May 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Artificial Intelligence
Industrial Automation
$2M27 Jan 2022 Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany


Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
$3M19 Jan 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
$1M11 May 2021 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Cloud Data Services
Debt Collections
Financial Services
15 Nov 2019 Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
$1M17 Dec 2018 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Electrical Distribution
Media and Entertainment
05 Feb 2018 Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


Big Data
Data Visualization
$3M21 Sep 2015 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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