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SMP advises 42CAP on investment in emporix Press

SMP advised the Munich-based early-stage investor 42CAP on its investment in the Swiss e-commerce software company emporix. Lead investor 42CAP, together with hybris founder Carsten Thoma, invested in the start-up, which offers cloud-based and agile e-commerce software.

Frederik Gärtner Dr. Frederik Gärtner September 15, 2020
SMP advises APEX Ventures on investments in Phantasma Labs and DeepSpin Press

SMP advised early stage investor APEX Ventures on two financing rounds. In Q2 2020, a team led by SMP partner Martin Schaper advised APEX Digital Health on its investment in the Berlin-based MedTech startup DeepSpin. Recently, SMP also advised APEX Ventures on the seed financing round of the Berlin-based startup Phantasma Labs.

Dr. Martin Schaper September 09, 2020
SMP advises German-Austrian FinTech Bambus.io on its latest financing round Press

SMP has advised the Berlin Fintech Bambus.io on its latest financing round. Leadinvestor was Calm/Storm Ventures, a new fund initiated by Lucas Polagnoli and Michael Ströck. In addition to Calm/Storm Ventures, business angels and existing investors invested in the Fintech company specialized on real estate lending.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich September 08, 2020
SMP advises LocalGlobe on investment in Apheris AI Press

SMP has advised UK-based investor LocalGlobe on its investment in deeptech company Apheris AI. Apheris AI is specialized in the data privacy-preserving collection and analysis of data by use of artificial intelligence. Their solution allows companies to collaborate securely and build privacy-preserving data ecosystems. Besides LocalGlobe, Dig Ventures Coöpertif U.A, Reil Ventures, System.one Fund I GmbH & Co. KG, Ian Hogarth, Bay Meadow Limited Partnership and existing shareholders participated in the financing round.

Dr. Tim Schlösser September 03, 2020
SMP advises IDnow on the acquisition of Wirecard Communication Services Press

SMP has advised the provider of Identity Verification-as-a-service-solutions IDnow GmbH on the acquisition of the business operations of Wirecard Communication Services GmbH. In the course of the insolvency of the group's parent company (Wirecard AG) and other group companies, the consulting and information services provider experienced financial difficulties and has been acquired by IDnow by way of an asset sale out of insolvency.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich September 01, 2020
SMP advises healthtech start-up Aignostics on financing round Press

SMP advised Aignostics, a spin-off of the Charité Berlin and the Berlin Institute of Health, on its seed financing round. The volume of the round, led by the Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, amounts to EUR 5 million. Other investors include High-Tech Gründerfonds, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and Future Capital.

Dr. Martin Schaper September 01, 2020

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