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TRUMPF (Series A, Germany) |

Event Topic: Investment Deal Sourcing
Main Language: English
Organized by: TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG |

TRUMPF is one of the world's biggest providers of machine tool.

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About us (https://www.trumpf.com/en_GB/company/trumpf-group/other-companies/trumpf-venture/?LS=1) As the venture capital arm of TRUMPF, we are both a strategic partner and a venture capital investor. With our network, our experience in industrial production and our technology expertise, we help innovative company founders to get started on the market and to grow. As such, we are the ideal partner for technology-oriented start-ups who are looking for a strong partner who thinks about the long term.

TRUMPF innovation strategy TRUMPF Venture GmbH expands on the comprehensive activities of the company in supporting innovation and identifying disruptive technologies at an early stage. In addition to research and development areas in the company, this also includes the M&A department, extensive technology scouting in the central Research and Development department and the close links to important global centres of excellence for technology. These measures enable long-term and sustainable trend evaluation and early entry into relevant high-tech fields.

Who we support We make investments with a focus on seed and (pre-)series A funding. The requirements for an investment are that the business model should be technology-based and scalable and there should be an experienced management team. As part of this, we look for start-ups that want to be involved in shaping the industry of the future in the following areas:

Areas of interest 

  • Photonics : Optical systems, New laser concepts, Optical data links
  • Smart components : Sensor for manufacturing, MEMS
  • Smart Factory : Robotics, Automation, Digital production control 
  • Industrial software systems : Advanced analytics, Virtual/augmented reality, M2x communication
  • Advanced materials, Functional coatings
  • Materials