For Companies

Focused on growing

We support striving start-ups in their search for capital – from early stage to later stage – so that they can fully commit to their growth course.

In short: benefits for start-ups

Our services help with various challenges, such as:
  • Search for suitable financing options depending on the growth phase
  • Efficient and successful communication with investors
  • Development of sound expertise in growth management and know-how of all financing options

The offer is aimed at start-ups:

  • of all sectors
  • from early to later stage
  • with different exit perspectives

To become a member of the international community of hundreds of companies and investors, you can submit a request for membership at any time.


What the Deutsche Börse Venture Network offers:

Every company has its own growth path. We offer individual support as well as a range of flexible service modules – you simply choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Capital − Take the business to the next level

  • Increased visibility in front of investors through exclusive pitch opportunities at our Investor Talks in Germany and abroad
  • Individual and targeted match-making with suitable investors and optimisation of all relevant documents with the Venture Match Service
  • Data room for exchanging confidential documents on our online platform with other web-based solutions facilitating the fundraising process
  • Individual advice via our partner network on further financing options including debt capital, venture debt and subsidy financing

Network− Be visible, establish important contacts, use extra resources

  • Community get-together and exclusive pitching slots at leading start-up conferences as well as at the German Equity Forum, events with representatives from the political arena that make the challenges of your industry heard
  • Support in legal questions of well-known law firms from the network of Deutsche Börse with our Legal Advice Service
  • Co-working spaces in Berlin and Frankfurt with workplaces and meeting rooms or as event location

Skill – Manage growth successfully

  • Unique Executive Trainings Programme exclusively for members, which provides profound knowledge and competencies on growth management and growth financing – from series A to later stage within 6 modules
  • Expert Sessions that offer specific expert insights and practical knowledge on selected topics of growth financing – short and intense – from workshops and webinars to panel talks
  • Professional exchange with C-level peers and our partners in an exclusive setting via our Lunch Circles
  • IPO workshops help understanding raising capital via the stock exchange and clarifying all questions
 

You want to join this community?

It takes three steps to request your membership – that’s it:

1. Does your start-up meet the access criteria?

Early stage

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

Later stage

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. Which services would you like to use?

In the online submission you can choose between the Basic and Advanced track.

The overview of the types of membership can be downloaded here.

3. Join the community.

Click on "Apply"; fill in all required fields of the request form. We will then get in touch with you. If you have any questions, we look forward to hearing from you: venture-network@deutsche-boerse.com

 

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