German Ventures was founded in 2013 by Thomas Bernik, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor, and Jens Klein, experienced Manager and Investor. It focuses on investments into early stage US and German technology start-ups in media, internet, and mobile segments. Both partner have a strong international network, especially in the U.S.
Over the last 16 years Thomas founded or co-founded and sold the following companies:
audio media vertrieb GmbH - sold to Lekkerland AG (8/16)
audio media Verlag GmbH - sold to Verlagsgruppe Westermann (12/15)
adOne media GmbH - sold to MuP GmbH (12/14)
cooledeals GmbH - sold to Qype/Yelp (3/11)
inge AG - now part of BASF
GoingPublicMedia AG (Munich) - stocklisted