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Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 0.35
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Health Diagnostics
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

In 1917 was created Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in Europe in Germany. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Berlin.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Arculus, Oxford PV. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Germany. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Energy, Analytics. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, startups are often financed by Equinor, Microsoft Accelerator Berlin, Legal & General Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are European Union, Microsoft Accelerator Berlin. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lothar Stein, Atlantic Labs, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2016.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$8M29 Jun 2022 Munich, Bayern, Germany


Energy Efficiency
Industrial Engineering
$12M14 Jan 2022 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom


Air Transportation
$19523 Nov 2021 Munich, Bayern, Germany


$159K01 Nov 2021 Munich, Bayern, Germany


Renewable Energy
$4M18 Oct 2021 Chur, Grisons, Switzerland


Smart Cities
$165K01 Aug 2021 -

Skeleton Technologies

$60M11 Mar 2021 Harju maakond


$159K01 Mar 2021 Munich, Bayern, Germany


Health Care
Life Science
$472K03 Jan 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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