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btov Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Florian Schweitzer Hermann Arnold Jan Bomholt Nicole Herzog Peter Troxler Philip Schnedler


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Total investments 243
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 146
Rounds per year 11.05
Lead investments 38
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Artificial Intelligence

btov Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Switzerland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Saint Gallen.

Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SumUp, Raisin, Healx Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no 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, Software.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this btov Partners performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The typical startup value when the investment from btov Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the btov Partners, startups are often financed by Rocket Internet, TA Ventures, RI Digital Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TA Ventures, TEV | Tengelmann Ventures, Ringier Digital Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, GoBeyond, Wellington Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
$12M26 Oct 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


$2M06 Oct 2022 Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

Araris Biotech

$24M04 Oct 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


$22M21 Sep 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$12M07 Jul 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Credit Cards
Financial Services
Information Technology
Mobile Payments
Point of Sale
$696M23 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Big Data
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Life Science
Machine Learning
Medical Device
Natural Language Processing
$9M22 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Text Cortex AI

Artificial Intelligence
Content Marketing
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Natural Language Processing
$1M21 Jun 2022 -


$3M13 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Sternum Closes $27M Series B Funding

– Sternum from Tel Aviv develops a scalable platform to bring security, observability and data capture to every IoT device.
– Series B $27m round was led by Spark Capital with participation from existing investors Square Peg Capital, the Hinrich Foundation, btov, and other private investors.
– The new investment will be used for R&D – to advance its scalable platform – and for team expansion as the company ramps up global go-to-market efforts.

Volocopter Raises €200M in Series D Funding

– Volocopter is a Bruchsal, Germany-based urban air mobility (UAM) company.
– Company raised €200m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by new investors funds managed by BlackRock, Atlantia S.p.A., Avala Capital, Continental AG, Jericho Capital, NTT via its venture capital arm, Tokyo Century, a Japanese leasing company, family offices, and existing investors Geely, Daimler, DB Schenker, Intel Capital, btov Partners, Team Europe, and Klocke Holding.


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