btov is a European venture capital firm, managing about EUR 450m in institutional funds, partner funds and direct investments of private investors. btov teams in St.Gallen, Berlin, Munich and Luxemburg jointly with seasoned entrepreneurs back Start-ups with teams willing to make the difference.
btov is among the largest and oldest venture capital firms in Europe. Founded in 2000, originally as online matching platform named “BrainsToVentures”, btov has pioneered venture capital investment solutions for private, corporate and institutional investors. We share their risk since we invest significantly in our funds and have “skin in the game”. It is our goal to become the leading venture capital firm and venture capital service provider in Europe in the next decades. We operate own funds investing in digital tech and in industrial tech start-ups. The digital tech fund invests in B2C- and B2B-oriented businesses in the fields of commerce, marketplaces, mobile and software. The industrial tech fund places its focus on deep tech, e.g. in industry 4.0, resource efficiency, industrial AI, IoT, enterprise software, cyber security, as well as medtech. Initial investments amount to EUR 0.25-3.5m and we can increase our total investment to EUR 10m over the life cycle of a company. We are focused on Europe and invest outside of Europe on a case-by-case basis.