For Companies

Focused on financing

We provide support from early- to growth- or later-stage financing of your company, supplemented by a range of specially developed services.

 

 

 

Discover the benefits for companies here:

 
 

What Deutsche Börse Venture Network offers you:

Capitalfinding your funding

We offer you direct access to Europe's largest network of national and international investors from venture capital, private equity, business angels and high-net-worth individuals, both online and via numerous “Investor Talks” held throughout the year. Become a member and take advantage of targeted matching to selected investors for current financing rounds.

Network – ensure visibility and make key contacts, nationally and internationally

A series of events held throughout Germany offers you the opportunity to gradually establish and expand your own investor network: exclusive roundtables, community dinners and regular informal gatherings. This is where the network meets.

Skill – skills enhancement for successful growth management

Enhance your corporate financing skills: Learn how to find and convince suitable investors to back your business in our training courses on for Early Select companies. Our executive training for Prime Select companies imparts valuable expertise on all aspects of growth management, financing growth and capital market readiness

Who can become a member?

The following types of companies can become member at Deutsche Börse Venture Network:

Early Select

These companies have already closed a seed financing round, will soon start raising a series B round or are at any stage between these two poles.

Prime Select

These companies have already closed a series B round or are at any stage from here all the way up to series D and further.

3 steps to become a member

1. Eligibility check: does your company meet our acceptance criteria?

Please take a look at our list of acceptance criteria before you apply for membership (see below). Early Select companies as well as Prime Select companies must meet at least three out of the respective criteria. If your company meets three of the criteria listed, you can proceed to the online application.

Early Select Post-Seed – Pre-Series B

 

Early Select
Post-Seed – Pre-Series B

Annual revenue*

>€1 m

Annual growth
and specific KPIs

Annual revenue growth rate* >100% or business specific KPIs**

Annual net profit*

Equity

Cumulated
capital raised

>€1 m

Lead investor***

Yes

Bootstrap financing

no external financing

* Based on the last 12 months or alternatively on the run rate
** E.g., high number of daily new users or strong growth of customer base
*** Company is proposed by a renowned investor, with a history of successful venture investments, who has already made significant investments

2. What types of membership are offered?

You will be asked to select a type of membership on the online application. You can choose between the basic or advanced model. The models include different services (see the overview below). Take a look at the service packages and choose the one that fits your needs best.

Download the overview of the types of membership here.

3. Online application

Click on “apply” in the header menu. Please fill in all the required fields of the web form. We will then get back to you with further details on the application process. Feel free to contact us here if you have any questions in advance: venture-network@deutsche-boerse.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Prime Select Pre-Series C – Pre-IPO

 

Prime Select
Pre-Series C – Pre-IPO

Annual revenue*

>€10 m

Annual growth
and specific KPIs

Annual revenue growth
rate* > 30%

Annual net profit*

>€0.5 m

Equity

>€5 m

Cumulated
capital raised

>€10 m

Lead investor***

Yes

Bootstrap financing

<€1 m aggregated long term debt and equity funding volume

* Based on the last 12 months or alternatively on the run rate
** E.g., high number of daily new users or strong growth of customer base
*** Company is proposed by a renowned investor, with a history of successful venture investments, who has already made significant investments

2. What types of membership are offered?

You will be asked to select a type of membership on the online application. You can choose between the basic or advanced model. The models include different services (see the overview below). Take a look at the service packages and choose the one that fits your needs best.

Download the overview of the types of membership here.

3. Online application

Click on “apply” in the header menu. Please fill in all the required fields of the web form. We will then get back to you with further details on the application process. Feel free to contact us here if you have any questions in advance: venture-network@deutsche-boerse.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Selection of our member companies:

Additional Information

We invite you to get to know Deutsche Börse Venture Network

Are you interested and would you like to learn more or register?

Then contact us:

Deutsche Börse Cash Market

Deutsche Börse AG

60485 Frankfurt am Main

Germany