Series‑A round for DyeMansion with UVC, btov Partners and AM Ventures.
Munich, Germany — Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners), btov Partners (btov Industrial Technologies Fund) and AM Ventures have invested in DyeMansion GmbH as part of the approximately EUR 4.5 million financing round for the company.
Munich-based DyeMansion offers industrial solutions for surface finishing and coloring of additively manufactured plastic parts. The entire solution developed by DyeMansion is referred to as a ‘print-to-product’ workflow and covers all steps of the finishing process from raw part to finished product. Already trusted by more than 400 customers for color and finish solutions, including many 3D printing service providers and manufacturers from various industries such as automotive, lifestyle, retail, medical and sporting goods, DyeMansion’s effective ‘print-to-produce’ workflow enables them to offer their customers high-quality additively manufactured products. As a result, the Munich-based company was able to quickly establish itself as the world market leader in this field. DyeMansion’s solutions are now compatible with all powder-based technologies, such as those from EOS, HP, 3D Systems and Prodways, and can be used regardless of geometry.
Advisor UnternehmerTum Venture Capital Partners GmbH: GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Dr. Christian Glauer, Associate Partner; Dr. Bernt Paudtke, Partner; Tobias Reichenberger, Associate, (all M&A / Corporate); Dr. Ulrich Fülbier, Partner, Labor Law; Dr. Melanie Ries, Associate, IP & IT (all Munich)
Advisors to DyeMansion GmbH: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Dr. Sven Greulich, LL.M., EMBA, Partner; Dr. Johannes Josef Rüberg, Managing Associate; Vanessa Sousa Höhl, International Associate (all M&A / Corporate, Düsseldorf)
About UnternehmerTum Venture Capital Partners
Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners (UVC Partners) is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests specifically in technology-based startups in the Industrial Technologies, Enterprise Software and Mobility sectors. EUR 0.5 — 3 million are invested per investment round and up to EUR 12 million in total in successful investments.
Portfolio companies benefit from the extensive investment and exit experience of the management team and from the close cooperation with UnternehmerTUM, Europe’s leading innovation and start-up center. With its more than 180 employees and more than 100 industry partners, UnternehmerTUM has many years of experience in building young companies. Through the partnership, UVC Partners can offer startups unique access to talent, customers and partners. The portfolio includes investments such as FlixBus, Carjump (Freer2Move), KONUX, Blickfeld, 3YOURMIND and Vimcar.
About btov Partners Industrial Technologies Fund
btov is a European venture capital company managing approximately EUR 375 million in institutional funds, partner funds and direct investments from private investors. btov teams in St.Gallen, Berlin, Munich and Luxembourg support start-ups with highly ambitious teams together with experienced entrepreneurs from the btov network. The Industrial Technologies team of btov Partners supports companies like component, module and system hardware manufacturers with embedded software up to providers of application and infrastructure software for the industry. The technology focus is on robotics & autonomous vehicles, “machine learning”, industry 4.0 and IoT, data security (cybersecurity), electronics & photonics, additive manufacturing, energy conversion and storage, medical and quantum technologies.
About AM Venture Holding GmbH
AM Ventures Holding GmbH (AMV) is an independent, strategic investor focused on industrial 3D printing. The company was founded in 2015 by Dr. Hans J. Langer, CEO of the EOS Group. With the goal of establishing generative manufacturing as a key technology of the future, AMV finances and develops startups that deal with innovative systems, software, materials or applications in industrial 3D printing. In addition, AMV develops and operates application-specific manufacturing facilities in which generative manufacturing is used for series production. Thus, the company offers unique access to technologies, expert knowledge and the network of the Langer Group — such as EOS, the world’s leading technology provider in industrial 3D printing of metals and plastics, and ScanLab, the technology leader for high-precision scanning solutions.