Deutsche Telekom has launched Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments (DTSI), a new unit designed to simplify its venture capital structure and accelerate investment in technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) innovation.
DTSI represents the evolution of T-Venture, Deutsche Telekom’s strategic venture capital group.
Founded in 1997, with a cumulative budget volume of over €750m, T-Venture is one of the largest corporate venture funds in the technology industry.
It has made over 200 investments and currently manages a portfolio of around 90 companies, including some with a value of 1 billion and more.
T-Venture is the foundation of DTSI, which will also include Telekom Innovation Pool (TIP), another Deutsche Telekom strategic investment fund.
The combined unit will have over €360m in capital under management.