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Rheingau Founders

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Johann Reich Kai Hansen Marius Weber Philipp Hartmann Tobias Johann


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Total investments 78
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 46
Rounds per year 7.09
Lead investments 12
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Exits 8
Key employees 5
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Apps

Rheingau Founders appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany. The main department of described VC is located in the Berlin.

This organization was formed by Kai Hansen, Philipp Hartmann, Tobias Johann. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 2 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GrabTaxi,, Billie. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, SaaS.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Rheingau Founders, startups are often financed by Mountain Partners, German Startups Group, Born2Grow. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kai Hansen, Rouven Dresselhaus, German Startups Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by German Startups Group, Kai Hansen, Born2Grow.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Rheingau Founders works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer Tools
$4M28 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$8M12 Apr 2022 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Adaptyv Biosystems

$2M14 Feb 2022 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
18 Jan 2022 Munich, Bayern, Germany


Network Hardware
13 Dec 2021 -

Lindera GmbH

Health Care
$7M25 Nov 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Supply Chain Management
$14M03 Nov 2021 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany


Health Care
Home Health Care
Personal Health
28 Sep 2021 Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Adaptyv Biosystems

20 Aug 2021 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
her1 Raises €5.5M in Series A Funding

– her1, a Berlin, Germany-based female wellness brand, raised €5.5M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Five Seasons Ventures with participation from previous seed investors Rheingau Founders and IBB Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to grow in the European market, develop new products for different life stages, and expand its finance, marketing and product teams.


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