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Venture capital and incubators

Berlin can attract by far the most risk capital nationwide and is becoming the most important target area for foreign investors.

With 60 % of the venture capital invested throughout Germany, Berlin is clearly the most important region for tech investments. The investment volume of venture capital in 2021 was 10.5 billion euros (previous year: 3.1 billion euros). The German capital continues to be one of the top European locations for such investment; in 2020 it was in third place behind London and Paris.

Most of the money has been invested in e-commerce, followed by software & analytics, mobility and health 3. place (Sources: EY Startup Barometer Deutschland 2022, *EY Startup Barometer Europa 2021) 503 deals 43 % of nationwide deals 10.5 bn € invested in startups, 60 % of the venture capital invested throughout Germany in European comparison* 431 start-ups received funding

Local business angels, company owned and university related incubators, accelerators as well as national and international venture capital investors support Berlin’s young entrepreneurs in the foundation phase. Numerous successful startups have emerged that way, e.g. Zalando, Mister Spex, N26, SoundCloud, Wooga oder Delivery Hero.

Venture capital and private equity companies in Berlin

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Berliner Startup Map

You can find an overview of Berlin Business Angels, Accelerators, Incubators and Venture Capital on the Startup Map.