Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) invests in 3dvisionlabs GmbH. The start-up from Chemnitz develops innovative camera technologies, which enable numerous new possibilities of the digitization in connection with AI methods. The founders see a reinforcement of the relevance of AI technologies in everyday life by creating new applications.
EASY SOFTWARE AG acquires a majority stake in Apinauten GmbH based in Leipzig and merges it with its cloud subsidiary. In a first step, EASY has acquired 72.3 percent of the shares - the aim is to achieve full integration by 2020.
Together with MS Industrie AG and MuM Industriebeteiligungen GmbH, the Growth Fund Mittelstand Sachsen (WMS) has sold the German pump specialist Zehnder Pumpen GmbH to the French SFA Group. Zehnder Pumpen GmbH, based in Grünhain-Beierfeld, Saxony, is a well-known manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for water supply and water disposal in apartments, houses and larger building complexes.
With a total of 66 national and international M&A and financing transactions in a total volume of more than 400 million euros, 2018 was the most successful year in the history of GRUENDELPARTNER's corporate transaction practise.
The sensor technology startup Senorics based in Dresden generated EUR 2.3 million in its seed financing round. Among the investors are the Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS), the main investor Ventura Investment GmbH (Ventura) and TUDAG TU Dresden Aktiengesellschaft. The Saxon high-tech company specializes in novel near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy sensors.
The Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) and VNG Innovation GmbH (VNG Innovation) are investing seven-figure sums in Infrasolid GmbH (Infrasolid). Infrasolid is a spin-off of the Institute for Solid State Electronics (IFE) at Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden). The Dresden-based start-up was founded in 2017 and develops, produces and commercializes high-temperature infrared radiation sources that are used in gas detection and gas analysis systems.
On 29 March 2018, Siemens aquired Agilion GmbH seated in Chemnitz. Agilion is a leading provider of industrial radio positioning solutions (Real-Time Locating Systems, RTLS) in the main application areas of production, logistics and maintenance. The company is considered a pioneer for RTLS in the ultra-wide-band (UWB) frequency spectrum.
siOPTICA GmbH from Jena has secured growth financing with beteiligungsmanagement thüringen GmbH (bm|t) and Capital-E II ARKIV (Capital-E), based in Antwerp, with a volume of more than €4m. With the fresh capital, siOPTICA will be able to extend their product range of switchable privacy filters, expand their protective rights portfolio, adapt existing solutions to new requirements of customers, and further develop innovative privacy technology generations.
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