TEV - Tengelmann Ventures

A few Words about us.

We are a Venture Capital firm with a focus on early growth stages, i.e. after a company has shown first traction in its respective market, looking to partner with entrepreneurs that change the life of millions across the globe in the areas of Consumer Internet, Digital Services and Emerging Technologies. Our focus lies on investments with initial capital ranging between EUR 3-8m, occasionally we also do seed. We are a stable companion for those we partner with and are able to invest up to EUR 40m over the lifecycle of an investment.

TEV started in 2009 with an initial focus on investments in E-commerce, but we have grown to much more and today cover everything digital. We partner with entrepreneurs with the ambition to build companies that become household names and affect peoples’ lives for the better, enable digital business to run more smoothly or are the infrastructure foundation of the next technological wave:

Consumer Internet Transaction Models

Consumer offerings with the potential to change consumer behavior in a mass market and Digital Marketplaces that third parties trust and build their business on.

Digital Services For Consumers & Business

Digital Services that change traditional ways of consumption and doing business by providing seamless experiences with digital technologies at the core.

Emerging Technologies

The next Software or Technology that makes possible what still seems impossible today, enabling its buyers to realize new types of solutions and gain an actual competitive edge.

We are regularly ranked among the leading investors in Germany thanks to the entrepreneurs and companies we have partnered with. Our portfolio comprises renowned companies such as Zalando (led Series A round, IPO in 2014), Delivery Hero (led Seed round, IPO in 2017), Westwing (led B round, IPO in 2018), or current investments such as UBER, Scalable Capital, Klarna, TravelCircus or Blickfeld.

Let's get intouch.

You've achieved first traction and are now looking to take the next step? We look forward to exploring our options to collaborate!

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