Holtz­brinck Ventures

Holtz­brinck Ventures
  • Nawid Ali-Abbassi, Principal
  • Factors to invest: Team, market, exit potential
  • Best case: Caterwings

About Holtzbrinck Ventures

Founded in 2000, they are one of the leading independent European early stage funds. For over 16 years they have believed in the disruptive potential of the Internet and have been supporting founders in developing their Internet businesses. During this time, they as a team have invested in over 150 businesses, such as Zalando, Wooga, Lazada, Global Fashion Group, Groupon, Quandoo, Flixbus, HelloFresh, Westwing, Home24, Delivery Hero and many others. They were one of the few venture capital firms in the past to themselves found internationally successful companies such as Parship and Experteer. Their aim is to support the founders in developing their business as intensely as possible. This approach has made them one of the most successful European early stage investors.