As one of Germany’s leading venture capital investors Tengelmann Ventures has invested in over 50 companies over the past five years, many of which have become global players and leaders in the market in their particular segment.
We mainly focus on early and later stage investment in consumer internet companies, internet marketplace and technology ventures.
Out team funds companies world-wide in the role of lead-, co-lead or co-investor. In close cooperation with our global network of venture capitalists, professionals and consultants we always strive to identify promising start-ups and to support the development of our portfolio companies.
With us, you’ll get a lot more than just the necessary funds. We see ourselves as a sparring partner for the young companies we invest in. We provide support at all stages of growth and even in the case of market exit.
Modern telecommunication can be used universally all over the world. We think and invest globally, always with the international market in mind. Our portfolio companies operating in over 100 countries are testament to that strategy. The infrastructure of a big, international group like us as well as the global network we have access to provide a great number of opportunities for our portfolio companies. Emil Capital Partners, for example, is our affiliate company in the United States.
We think for the long run. Finding sustainable business models is in our genes. As a subsidiary of a family business with 148 years of business tradition it is our pleasure and duty to adhere to these values. We know that becoming a global player often takes longer than planned. We believe that integrity, a sense for continuity and trusting relationship with our founders are essential factors in creating lasting success.
We believe in team work
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24.06.2015 | News
Where General Assembly got a reputation for technology education in an offline-teaching environment, last year CareerFoundry out of Berlin launched an online, customisable training platform for vocational tech skills for engineers, new employees and startups.
06.02.2015 | News
Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce group that went public last year, is making some major consolidation moves in the food delivery business.
10.12.2014 | News
Tengelmann has invested in Rocket’s delivery service ShopWings.
29.11.2014 | News
We don’t often see companies announce funding rounds on the weekend, but that’s not stopping Lazada, the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce firm in Southeast Asia, from revealing today that it has pulled in €200 million (around $250 million) in fresh capital.
26.11.2014 | News
Cosmopolitan's editor-in-chief Kerstin Weng takes over the editorial lead at Stylight.
17.09.2014 | News
Retail Analytics Pioneer 42reports has closed a seven-digit investment from Tengelmann Ventures and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft investing out of VC Fonds Technologie Berlin.
04.02.2014 | News
Right at the beginning of the new year, the company PreisAnalytics GmbH – one of the leading providers of tools in the sector of price monitoring, market analysis and product range management in e-commerce – has announced a new financing round.
You are welcome to send us your pitch deck/business plan with all required information to the following email address:
Tengelmann Ventures Management GmbH
45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Phone: +49 (0)208 - 583-0
Fax: +49 (0)208 - 583 2148
Management: Christian Winter (Sprecher), Helmut Klawitter, Dr. Frank Hartmann
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