As one of the leading venture capital investors in Germany, we support innovative young companies in their development and offer them long-term guidance as a partner. ZFHN has a fund volume of around EUR 200 million and makes investments in companies to the tune of EUR 2–15 million.
We have experts ranging from the fields of medical technology to materials science and from controlling to legal- and fiscal-related matters. Our CEO has over 12 years of experience in venture capital management. Before co-founding ZFHN in 2006, he was Co-Founder and CEO of Innovationsfabrik Heilbronn GmbH, a centre for 60 start-ups. Günter Steffen, one of the founding members of our company, has himself founded nearly 50 companies, including the IT service provider tele-daten-service GmbH, which he managed from 1975 to 2000.