German seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds has appointed Dr. Tanja Emmerling as partner.
Since March 2018, Dr. Tanja Emmerling (41 years) has headed the Berlin office of High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). Ms. Emmerling has been a member of the HTGF team since 2014. Before joining HTGF, she was Head of New Ventures responsible for incubation and corporate ventures at a media company.
Now, in total, there are eleven partners in the firm and more than a quarter of them are women.
High-Tech Gründerfonds is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven startups. With EUR 895.5 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has invested in more than 550 high-tech startups since 2005 in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemistry and life sciences.
To date, external investors have injected over EUR 2 billion into the portfolio via more than 1,400 follow-on financing rounds.
The firm has also sold interests in more than 100 companies.