Dr. Paul-Josef Patt in dialogue with energystorageforum.com
With the steadily growing share of renewable energies, energy storage systems for electricity and heat are becoming increasingly important. As Europe's first conference, the Energy Storage World Forum has been dedicated exclusively to the topic of energy storage since 2010 and has discussed selected issues with Dr. Paul-Josef Patt, CEO of eCAPITAL AG, to get his assessment as a long term cleantech investor on how companies can be successful in the market for energy storage systems.
eCAPITAL and Demeter announce a partnership agreement
eCAPITAL and Demeter have signed a partnership agreement aiming at strengthening their expertise in their common investment areas – environmental and energy transition (cleantech), industry 4.0 and new materials – and better understanding the issues at stake in those sectors at a European level. Their partnership constitutes an additional asset for the investors of their funds as well as for the entrepreneurs that they accompany.
Die europäische Start-up-Landschaft ist so gesund wie nie zuvor
Technologieunternehmen erhalten immer höhere Investitionen und werden selbstbewusster. Doch es gibt eine große Herausforderung.
Excellent start of the eCAPITAL Fund IV
After launching eCAPITAL’s latest fund, eCAPITAL IV, the fund’s portfolio already comprises 10 investments today. Amongst others the portfolio includes Creapaper, the fund’s latest addition and nationwide winner of the “KfW Founder Prize 2017” as well as sonnen, Jedox and videantis, all three winners of this year’s Deloitte Fast 50 Award. This lays a solid foundation for eCAPITAL’s continued success story, building on past achievements such as Novaled’s Trade Sale to Samsung Group.
Three eCAPITAL portfolio companies among the winners of the Technology Fast 50 Award 2017
Last week, Deloitte awarded the Technology Fast 50 Award to the fastest-growing technology companies in Germany for the 15th time. These winners distinguish themselves by a proprietary technology combined with an above-average growth rate over the past four financial years.
New partner at eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG
eCAPITAL AG has promoted Bernd Arkenau, a long-standing employee, to Partner as of 01 February 2017.
New eCAPITAL Fund IV invests in BrandMaker
BrandMaker GmbH receives growth financing from eCAPITAL IV Technologies Fund.
Positive development in Germany’s venture capital landscape
For a long time it seemed that investors categorically shied away from the Cleantech market. Today, Cleantech presents itself as a cross-sectional technology which combines ecological issues with digitalization, sensor technologies and Industry 4.0, thus promoting Cleantech right back into the investors’ focus. Larger financing rounds have recently started to return to the German Cleantech sector as can be seen from eCAPITAL’s portfolio companies Heliatek and sonnen. This induced Venture Capital...
20th Anniversary of the Düsseldorf Venture Capital Round Table
Last Thursday, more than 70 invited guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Düsseldorf Venture Capital Round Table at KURHAUS in Düsseldorf.
Venture Capital fund eCAPITAL IV cooperates with M.M. Warburg & CO. for commitments starting at € 200,000
Set-up with the beginning of 2016 by eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, the eCAPITAL IV has raised over € 40 million to date. Further investments by institutional investors are anticipated and the fund has already made four investments.
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