The ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator offers access to an exclusive network of high-profile venture capitalists consisting of Accel Partners, b-to-v Partners AG, Earlybird, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Index Ventures, Lakestar, e.ventures. The investors will participate in the selection of the startups for our program and will provide further support and their network for the companies throughout the program.
Accel is an internationally leading early and growth-stage venture capital firm, supporting a global community of entrepreneurs. They are headquartered in Palo Alto, California and invest in next-generation industries including software, IoT, media and more.
b-to-v combines the industry expertise and experience of its members with the venture capital expertise of its own team. With this investment approach, b-to-v is committed to achieving sustained added-value for its portfolio companies as well as for its investing members.
Earlybird backs European companies with global ambitions and its active portfolio currently includes 33 companies across consumer internet and enterprise service space.
e.ventures has a team in each of their five regions with have access to teams, markets, and investors in all the important places. And because they work together closely, e.ventures can offer significant synergies and benefits for entrepreneurs. These include global insights, recognition of emerging trends, and a strategic advantage for startups with global goals.
Holtzbrinck Ventures have been supporting founders in developing their internet companies for over a decade. Holtzbrinck Ventures seek founders who share their passion for growth and innovation and who want to achieve excellence working as a team.
With Index Ventures, a further international partner who supports entrepreneurs with global ambitions. Their investments have a focus on information technology companies and cover every investment stage, from earliest seed through to explosive growth.
Lakestar makes early and growth stage investments in disruptive, technology-enabled businesses predominantly in Europe and the United States driven by exceptional entrepreneurs.
Cherry Ventures is a venture capital fond based in Berlin that focusses on seed stage companies and invests across Europe.