Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
KI capital is the investment arm of KI group, backing the next generation of entrepreneurs, solvers and creators.
We are continuously looking for investment- and co-founding opportunities alongside our core verticals (mobility, fintech and insurtech, chemical, food and lifestyle) and underlying technologies in the area of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Data, Blockchain and Infrastructure.
Founded in Silicon Valley in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz (known as "a16z") is a venture capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology.
We believe health is the foundation of happiness. Aloha’s Goal is to become the most trusted and venerated source for holistic healthy living, and will therefore grow by creating products that demystify the complex world of nutrition, beauty, and active health: Plant-based products derived from whole ingredients.
The way to borrow money today. auxmoney is the most successful lending platform in Germany and beyond disrupting one of the core banking business. We are delighted to be able to support the teams great vision.
The first bag with a brain. BHOUT AI merges sensors on the bag with computer vision. Track your every move, improve your technique, avoid injuries. Have fun.
The VC next door for your path into the world.
Capnamic believes that anyone with the right idea, ambition and execution can build a category-defining company.
Combining scientific expertise and financial capital. Carbon Direct combines scientific expertise and financial capital to scale carbon removal & utilization into a major global industry. Their advisory business works with leading companies including Microsoft and Shopify to fulfill the businesses carbon removal & utilization commitments.
Great car offers, dead simple. carwow helps you find your next car from the comfort of your home, without traipsing around dealers nor haggling on price. You just have to pick a specific car, and you will start getting great offers from approved dealers on new and used cars. This company is rated with 9.5/10 from more than 17.000 reviews, and KI group is proud to be part of their growing path.
Catapult Ventures invests in early hard-tech startups across automotive, aerospace, semiconductor, robotics, IoT, and automation.
E-Mobility is here. Electromobility is a good decision for everyone. Through ChargePoint it is also the most easy one. Since 2007 it is ChargePoints sole goal to deliver the best experience around charging your electrical vehicle.
Chord Music is the second largest independent music rights holder in the world.
KI group is proud to be the founder of CryptoMonday, a community-driven movement fueled by Bitcoin enthusiasts, and created to bring Bitcoin & blockchain technology to the world. CryptoMonday started back in 2013 as a Bitcoin meet-up in Cologne. Fast forward to 2019, and we are now bringing the latest crypto news and know-how to thousands of users all over the region. Today, CryptoMonday is the most relevant and influential crypto & blockchain community in the entire DACH region, and it continues to grow. Regardless of whether you are a seasoned veteran or a total beginner, everyone is welcome at CryptoMonday and will find a home with us.
Know first. Act faster. Dataminr senses critical events as they happen and alerts professionals in news, finance, public sector, corporate security, and communications faster than traditional sources. Dataminr is one of our early investments and they have been doing a great job in making their clients the first to know with great AI and ML technologies.
AI Voice solutions - bringing text to life. DeepZen turns your text into audio content that’s rich with the emotion, intonation and rhythm of the natural voice. But in a fraction of the time it takes to create traditional narration. And without the need for costly recording studios.
Freeing business from legacy. Contracts including their references to other contracts, companies, persons, or economic objects are explicitly and precisely modeled, executed, and made accessible on a shared ledger platform. Based in decentralized ledger technologies we strongly believe in Deon Digitals Vision.
Making earth a better place through intelligent movement. Einride was started in 2016 as a dream, one based on the conviction that the age of autonomy and electrification gives einride the opportunity to create a more desirable version of the future, one that is aligned with human-centric values and the ecological necessities of our planet. With Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) and an intelligent freight mobility platform, they want to change road freight for good.
The marketplace startup studio for MENAPT. Enhance Ventures is a startup studio (aka venture builder) for consumer-focused vertical marketplaces for the MENAPT (Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, Turkey) region. They strongly believe that their venture builder model is a great fit for the otherwise fragmented MENAPT market, as they are able to deploy online ventures much faster and cheaper across the region than standalone startups.
Why eat average? Etepetete is a super entrepreneurial team rescuing ecological vegetables whenever they do not look (size, form) according to classical retail standards. The produce a WinWinWin-Situation for our environment, customers and producers. Great to have this lifestyle doing good company as part of the KI group family.
firstminute is a seed fund backed by over 120 unicorn founders and a world-class community.
FJ Labs invests in ambitious founders solving big problems. FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic consumer facing fund headquartered in New York City.
A carpooling solution for busy families and schools. GoKid provides schools, teams and active families with a powerful tool to manage day-to-day schedules. Today there is no easy way to organize kids’ carpools. Our mobile app integrates key technologies that easily facilitate carpool management. For us GoKid is a wonderful portfolio-company with a great vision, strong execution and an app you just want to use!
Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 7 countries in Asia. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.
The easiest way to sell your car. Instacarro is a new marketplace for buying and selling cars in Brazil, offering the possibility to sell a car in up to one hour with instant payment and no bureaucracy. KI group sees a massive opportunity in this startup and the current $50 billion Brazilian used-car market.
Find work and stability with Jobandtalent. Jobandtalent is the world's leading digital temp staffing agency. Their on-demand staffing marketplace aims to make the labour market more fluid and accessible by tearing down the barriers to job searching and hiring.
Makes your data work for you. Jumptuit connects your on-the-go life and work style with your cloud services and smart devices. Jumptuit reduces your reliance on stationary computing and the use of your hands to find, use and share your data!
Kobalt is building the music services company of tomorrow, to empower creators in today's digital age.
LeafLink connects 8,400+ retailers with 3,700+ brands and distributors for streamlined cannabis commerce.
Investing in the future of advanced air mobility. Levitate Capital is a venture firm focused on next-generation air mobility. They see the coming revolution as one of the profound transformations of modern society. Their investments cover a broad range of ventures, from enabling systems that will let these crafts fly electrically, autonomously, quietly and safely to building and operating the new air vehicles as well as business models that will complement the aerial mobility networks of the future.
We help transformative technology companies reach escape velocity.
We are a US-based growth equity firm with a global portfolio of cutting edge technology companies in the transportation, energy, and logistics industries.
Loadmill is on a mission to revolutionize software testing using AI. The low-code API-driven approach simplifies the testing process, allowing less technical employees to create and edit automated test scripts effortlessly.
E-Commerce service delivered within 1 hour. Lozi is one of the most favorite e-commerce services in Vietnam, connecting millions of buyers and sellers to cater to the growing demand for online shopping a reliable e-commerce bridge, Lozi also provides fast and convenient delivery service in just 1 hour, giving customers the effective and optimal online shopping experience.
Mobilab Solutions is a software engineering company built by engineers for engineers. In pursuit of engineering excellence they combine Silicon Valley risk-taking pragmatism with German uncompromising reliability. Mobilab Solutions believes that crafting software is an art that requires freedom, passion and dedication. It’s not about tossing around bits and bytes, but about delivering an impactful product that is both stretching the boundaries of the industry, as well as optimizing towards the customer’s needs. Thus enabling their customers to release impactful products that reshape and set new benchmarks for their industry.
SOFTWARE FOR THE DIGITAL WORLD. Noumena’s systems are radically process-oriented with formal protocol libraries at the heart of modeling all business events while being securely synchronized on distributed ledger platforms. They are formalized market-to-enterprise systems.
They aim to actively contribute to the evolution of the blockchain ecosystem and participate in its value creation. As a trusted partner in the area of digital asset investing, one of their key objectives is to bridge the gap between traditional finance and the crypto industry.
The newest generation of corporate credit cards. Fully digital card management and seamless accounting software integrations combined with high limits, premium card perks, and attractive cashbacks.
We believe in a connected future you can trust. Trust starts with a new way of thinking about the devices we use most.
With first-of-their-kind capabilities for restraining and bypassing untrusted mobile devices, Privoro is setting a new standard for secure mobility.
Properly's Sale Assurance empowers you to put a competitive offer on your dream home, buy it, and move in — without the pressure to sell your current place first.
Rally is crowdpowered travel for the 21st century. Their technology connects you with other riders going to the same event or destination, then delivers high-end buses to get you there and back. This portfolio company is the forward-looking example of tech-based mobility solution.
Redaptive is an Energy-as-a-Service provider that funds and installs energy-saving and energy-generating equipment. Redaptive’s programs help many of the world’s most sophisticated organizations reduce energy waste, save money, lower their carbon emissions, and meet their sustainability goals across their entire real estate portfolios.
Customer managed claims.®. RightIndem’s software offers a greatly improved claims experience to insurance customers, which in turn delivers improved efficiencies and large cost savings for insurers. The team tackle this challenge with great data approaches & a wonderful user experience.
rive makes buying and selling homes simple so you can have the freedom to make your move in the housing market.
Enabling sustainable and inclusive innovation to achieve additive at scale. Rize is setting a new standard in industrial 3D printers that can exist as safely on on your desk. unlocking 3D industrial printing for new markets, driving the next wave of 3D printing innovation and advancement in product design and manufacturing.
RRE invests in tomorrow's innovators. Over the past 28 years, they became one of NYC’s oldest, largest, and most active venture capital firms.
Advanced lidar and 3D sensor solutions for the autonomous vehicle, UAV and industrial automation markets. Transforming what's possible for mobility, industrial and robotics autonomy.
Safety and confidence for the mobile-first world. The sfara product Guardian protects you and your loved ones with a complete Sphere of Safety, no matter where you go or how you get there. This portfolio company of ours has a great vision and implementations e.g. using efficient on device machine learnings.
Success is our best idea. Shilling Capital Partners is one of the most active Business Angel funds in Portugal. They were born in 2011 out of the vision of six successful business executives, who identified a need to provide more than just capital to startups. Their goal is to create world-class projects and invest in the entrepreneurs who will be the leaders of tomorrow.
The most advanced flying AI on the planet. Skydio makes flying tools that free your hands and mind. They are entering a new age where computers aren’t just static objects that you tap on and read information from; computers will become mobile agents that act on our behalf in the world. Skydio believes building intelligent machines that bring the creative capacity of software to life in the physical world is the opportunity of a generation. They're building a future where they multiply human creativity and human possibility.
Optimize your recruiting management. Every one of Talents Connect's powerful products drives efficiency and effectiveness within the recruiting step in which it is put to action. KI capital strongly believes in the massive changes in the HR market, we are proud to be part of the talentsconnect team and support their way. Especially since they are in wonderful Cologne.
Delivering the spirit of open banking. By developing a single universal open banking Application Programming Interface (API), Tarabut Gateway provides access to a global network of banks and FinTechs that allows money and information to flow securely, instantly and at a low cost.
Born to move. TIER is a sharing provider of electric charged scooters, that enables the population to easily commute within a city. Their instinct is to make our way freely. The reality in our cities is quite the opposite: obstacles of cars and other vehicles hinder our movements every day. They believe it is time to make space again for the actual inhabitants of cities, you! TIER is present in several cities across the globe, like Paris, Brussels, Madrid and Dubai. KI group is proudly part of the future of TIER and is happy to support their growth with our network and expertise.
Tiny VC is a crowdsourcing venture capital for thousands of mini venture capitalists.
Online travel agency. Who knows how to travel, search on ViajaNet and find the best options.
Vocable’s new breed of AI tools make it easy to research, plan, create, and optimize your content at a professional level, while streamlining your entire workflow.
Reinventing urban mobility. Volocopter is building the first manned, fully electric and safe vtol in the world. They want to make humanity’s dream of flying come true and help modern cities resolve their increasing mobility issues. Their vision integrates air taxis into existing transportation systems and provides additional mobility for up to 10.000 passengers per day with a single point to point connection.
Less mapping, more intelligence. End to End machine learning. Wayve is building artificial intelligence capable of complex driving using end-to-end deep learning; one which can scale across diverse urban environments. Wayve is building a full driving software system which is data-driven at every layer, learning to drive. Their unique end-to-end machine learning approach learns to drive in complex, never-seen-before urban environments. We learn to drive with computer vision by both observing human driving, and by using reinforcement learning.
Addressing the world. what3words provides a precise, global and multi-lingual way to talk about location. They have divided the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and assigned each one a unique 3 word address. Better addressing enhances customer experience, delivers business efficiency, drives growth and supports the social and economic development of countries. Their vision is that what3words will become the universal standard for communicating location between humans and machines.
WTX is your most trusted and efficient marketplace to trade trucks globally. The simplest and safest experience to supply and buy used trucks. WTX is the only fair and safe marketplace that connects used truck demand from Middle East and Africa with the matching supply from all Europe.
Xendit is a leading payment gateway for Indonesia, the Philippines and Southeast Asia. With a single integration, enable your business to accept payments in Indonesia and the Philippines. Credit and debit cards, e-Wallets, bank transfer and more.
University of the future. At XU Exponential University, everything is focused on one topic: digitization. In other words, what technology will bring tomorrow. That's why they consistently adapt their courses to the ever-changing demands of today's world of work and education, making KI group proud to be part of their growth and suitable partner of their vision.
Car care made easy. YourMechanic is the industry leader in mobile vehicle repair, maintenance, and inspection, offering more than 500 different services to consumers and fleets across the U.S. and Canada. You can get a quote and book the desired service online 24/7, with YourMechanic coming straight to your home or work place, even on evenings and during weekends. YourMechanic offers fair and transparent pricing, providing estimates upfront for hundreds of services on thousands of car brands and models. The company uses only top-rated mechanics, and provides a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty on any given service. KI group proudly supports this agile and convenient car repairing and maintenance business, as we believe in it as the future of an industry facing rapid and profound disruption.