Apex Ventures, an European early stage venture capital firm, is to launch operations.
Based in Vienna, Austria, and Frankfurt am Main, Germany-based, the firm invests in tech companies in the DACH region, CEE and occasionally Nordics, Baltics, UK and the U.S. at different levels of growth. Anyways, the primary focus is at seed and early stages with investiments typically ranging from €300k to €500k per company.
Initial focus areas will include Digital Media, Business Intelligence & Cybersecurity, FinTech and the Future of Work.
In order to increase the possibilities of success, the firm creates an individual development roadmap for each company and keeps track of growth through a monitoring system for nine core areas (financials, market, product development, organization, team, research, subsidies, legal tax, and network).
The investment team is led by Stefan Haubner (Smart Data), Christoph Kanneberger (Future of Work & FinTech), and Andreas Riegler (Digital Media).