Seed + Speed Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Carsten Maschmeyer


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Total investments 38
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 6.33
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • FinTech
  • Medical

Seed + Speed Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Hanover. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany.

The fund was created by Carsten Maschmeyer. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Seed + Speed Ventures, startups are often financed by Samsung NEXT, Right Click Capital, Deutsche Bank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Samsung NEXT, Plug and Play, coparion. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Samsung NEXT, coparion, Verizon Ventures.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Flock Ltd., Finanzguru, Geld-fu00fcr-Flug. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Germany. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Consumer, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Seed + Speed Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Human Resources
Productivity Tools
$649K15 Feb 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Commercial Real Estate
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Facility Management
Real Estate
30 Nov 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$2M31 Aug 2021 Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


$6M06 Aug 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Internet of Things
$1M08 Jul 2021 Linz, Upper Austria, Austria


Artificial Intelligence
Digital Marketing
Machine Learning
$4M06 Apr 2021 Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


25 Mar 2021 Sachsen-Anhalt, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany


Business/Productivity Software
Creative Agency
File Sharing
Film Production
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$3M12 Jan 2021 Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

3D Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
$2M24 Jul 2020 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


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