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News | 17.02.2022

Redstone’s multiple sector funds

Redstone is a Berlin-based Venture Capital firm managing manifold VC funds and working with corporate venture funds. We reinvent corporate Venture Capital through our VC-as-a-Service model, which connects industry leaders with ambitious founders.

 9 diverse sector VC funds

As a value-driven investor, Redstone builds and manages various sector VC funds. Currently, there are nine sector funds under management, including VR Ventures, Future Industry Ventures, BTG – Bridge To Growth Fund, SwissHealth Ventures, MA Ventures, North Karelia Growth Fund, South Savo Growth Fund, Schwarzwälder Bote Family Office, and Berliner Volksbank Ventures.

These specialized sector funds are structured across diverse sectors and verticals, such as Industry 4.0, Fintech, Proptech, Retail, Logistics, Health Tech as well as one of Europe’s Venture Debt fund pioneers and Finland regional investments. Each of Redstone’s sector funds serves a specific purpose and therefore enables us to promote our startups in a highly effective way. We strive to assemble valuable industry knowledge within the respective investment field.

Future Industry Ventures

Investing in sustainable industrial systems – made in Europe.

Fund Volume €200M; Ticket Size €2-10M

Future Industry Ventures focuses on technologies and business models making industrial systems more sustainable and safer. The pan-European fund is initiated by Redstone and Japanese bank SBI Holdings. FIV provides capital to entrepreneurs that will shape environmentally friendly industrial systems, technologies of interest include artificial intelligence, robotics, cybersecurity, new materials, and semiconductors.

 

FIV

 

BTG – Bridge to Growth

Revolutionizing venture finance through debt

Fund Volume €75M; Ticket Size €1-5M

Bridge to Growth is Redstone’s Venture Debt fund and opens up a world of opportunity for senior debt investment. In Europe’s and especially Germany’s underserved venture debt market, BTG provides on the one hand a unique offering for institutional investors. On the other hand a non-dilutive financing opportunity for young fast-growing and financially strong European technology companies in need of short or medium-term capital.

Bridge To Growth

 

MA Ventures

RetailTech VC fund

Fund Volume n.d.; Ticket Size €0.5-2M

MA Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of the Migros Aare cooperative, powered by Redstone, invests and accompanies young companies with innovative business models and technologies in the retail, last-mile logistics, PropTech, and health sectors in the implementation of their growth strategy. we strive for a sustainable, long-term, and vibrant investment culture over several financing rounds. The portfolio companies of MA Ventures actively shape digital change by breaking up traditional processes and improving them sustainably.

MA Ventures

 

SwissHealth Ventures

The future of digital healthcare

Fund Volume €46M.; Ticket Size €0.5-4M

The Swiss health insurance company CSS launches the SwissHealth Ventures fund in partnership with Redstone, whose goal is to set new standards in the field of digital health by investing in innovative startups that use their ideas to promote high-quality and cost-effective healthcare systems. With targeted investments, we want to support people in staying healthy, getting healthy, or living with an illness to ultimately create an efficiency gain for insurers and the whole healthcare industry.

SwissHealth Ventures

 

North Karelia Growth Fund

Regional VC fund to accelerate your growth

Fund Volume €6M; Ticket Size €25-600K

North Karelia Growth Fund invests in recently established and young companies in various sectors from the region, particularly in the sectors of digitalization, forest, bio economy, photonics, travel, creative industries, and material sciences.

North Karelia Growth Fund

 

South Savo Growth Fund

Regional VC fund to drive startup growth in South Savo

Fund Volume €4M; Ticket Size €25-350K

South Savo Growth Fund invests in recently established and young companies from the region, focusing on the strengths and regional competencies but without sector limitations.

South Savo Growth Fund

 

Schwarzwälder Bote Family Office

Agnostic investments into data-driven companies

Fund Volume n.d.; Ticket Size €0.5-1M

Schwarzwälder Bote GmbH & Co. KG is a family holding company based in Oberndorf am Neckar. The company holds stakes in media companies, manages real estate assets, and holds investments in various companies including Venture Capital. Redstone is the long-term partner of the Family office of Schwarzwälder Bote for managing the direct investments into data-driven startups with strong unique positions.

 

Schwarzwälder Bote Family Office

 

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