AbouT The Entrepreneurial Investor for Growth
WENVEST Capital is a private investment firm, founded by Bernd Wendeln. Having started with traditional Angel Investments, WENVEST Capital emerged to become an entrepreneurial Venture Capital investor for Growth. The team of WENVEST Capital is dedicated to support the digital leaders of tomorrow with capital, know-how and network.
We are based in Munich and are looking for investment opportunities primarily in Germany but also across other European countries.
Headquartered in Munich, Investing in Germany & Europe
Strategy & Investment Criteria Typical Investment of EUR 0.5m – 1.0m around Seed Phase
Target investment phase
Initial investment size
EUR 0.5m EUR 1.0m
We are entrepreneurial minded investors and partners, investing into pre-growth and growth companies, typically around pre-Seed and Seed investment phase. With our first investment into a company, we usually invest in the range of EUR 0.5m to EUR 1.0m and reserve further capital for future financing rounds (we are flexible to join an existing consortium or lead a financing round). From joining your board, to supporting in future fundraising, strategic & operational sparring or hiring, we can be your partner of choice.
Areas of Investment
B2B SaaS business models across all industries and sectors
Companies in Traditional Sectors
Companies active in traditional sectors undergoing a radical change through digitization and disrupting existing value chains
High-impact businesses with scaling potential, contributing to environmental or social needs
Further Investment Criteria
First Revenues and Proof of Concept
Significant USP and Defensible Technology
Excellent Founder and Management Team
PortfoliO Our Teams & Companies we are Supporting
The following companies provide an excerpt of the investment portfolio of WENVEST Capital.
Apoteka develops digital platforms & solutions to facilitate better distribution & use of medicine, workflow management for health systems. The company is based in Greve, Sjelland, Denmark.
Banovo is a modern and fully digitalized crafts company and the leading bathroom renovation provider in Germany, based in Munich, Germany.
Casavi provides a software tool for property managers or housing associations to efficiently manage their property portfolio as well as their customer centric interaction. Casavi is based in Munich, Germany.
Circula sets the new standard for travel costs, expenses, allowances, and additional food costs. Circula has developed an intuitive software for employees, accountants, and supervisors supporting modern companies in digitizing their accounting and creates flexibility and efficiency in the whole team. The Company is based in Berlin, Germany.
Colorifix has developed a revolutionary dyeing process to help the textile industry dramatically reduce its environmental impact in a cost effective manner – no acids, no alkalis, no solvents – just colour, Naturally. The company is based in Norwich, England, U.K.
CRUX Quantifies knowledge. The company’s groundbreaking technology measures users’ knowledge based on what they read. By helping professionals overcome information overload, CRUX helps platforms and companies revolutionize engagement, drive revenue and reduce costs. CRUX is based in London and Tel Aviv.
Dracoon offers a highly secure and GDPR compliant platform for all file service needs based on a SaaS business model. Dracoon is based in Regensburg, Germany.
Hawa Dawa is developing proprietary hardware and software to measure, collect and process data around air pollution and turning them into real insights for greener cities & future-oriented companies. Hawa Dawa is based in Munich, Germany.
helden.de stands for sophisticated, fair and digital insurance products and relieve insurance seekers from uncertainty by taking away the complexity of comparisons – peace of mind with one click! The Company is located in Hamburg, Germany.
mailo Versicherungs AG is the leading insurance company offering a broad range of P&C insurances targeting SME clients in Germany. The company is based in Cologne, Germany and BaFin regulated.
MeinAlarm24 is a modern and fully digitalized security company. They sell and install alarm systems for private households and businesses across Germany. The Company is based in Hamburg, Germany.
mybacs is a DTC (direct-to-consumer), research-driven, biotechnology company specialized in the human microbiome. Their goal is to revolutionize the market around intestinal healthcare and thus make a decisive contribution to the daily well-being of their customers. The company is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland with an additional office in Munich, Germany.
Temedica develops digital health companions / products based on sound medical research which are designed to be used by patients to accompany them throughout the healing and recovery process. Temedica is based in Munich, Germany.
Teqcycle is the market leader in Germany for ensuring proper refurbishment and trading of used mobile phones. Teqcycle is based in Munich, Germany.
Teylor has developed one of the fastest and fully digital SME loan processes in Germany. Using a self-built software and underwriting process, applicants can get a credit offer in less than 10 minutes and receive a business loan of up to €250,000 in two days. Teylor is based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Third Bridge provides its clients access to the most relevant experts, their knowledge and their expertise. It is a global research organization with over 1,000 employees headquartered in London, U.K.
VAVENTUS is offering individual succession plans for family owned businesses in Germany active in the refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation space.
TeamYour Partner for Capital & Expansion
Bernd has invested in about 40 start-ups over the past 20 years. He enjoys working with ambitious entrepreneurs and has been on numerous boards. He co-founded and has developed the family office WEGA Invest since the year 2000. Bernd is also passionate about impact investing and is co-founder and chairman of the social venture capital fund BonVenture in Munich. He graduated with an MBA from Wharton and is Chairman of the Wharton EMEA Alumni Board.
Apart from work, he enjoys sports (tennis, ski, triathlon etc.), motorcycling, good wine and time with his family.
Christophe is an active investor for more than 10 years and has made 20+ investments across different stages, sizes and region, mainly in technology & digital. At ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Christophe held various board seats at portfolio companies and also gained significant operational experience as managing director of Jochen Schweizer GmbH. He also led major integration & transformation processes. Christophe is motivated and driven by working with passionate entrepreneurs and investors as well as fast moving start-/scale-ups disrupting traditional business models.
Christophe’s newest passion is road cycling and enjoys spending time with his family with good food & wine.