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German Startups Group

German Startups Group GmbH & Co. KGaA is a venture capital provider that supports the set-up, development, funding, and – at the appropriate time – exit of young growth companies by providing them with business expertise and venture capital to create shareholder value. Since the second half of 2013, German Startups Group also engages in acquiring secondary shares from founders and business angels.[1][2] German Startups Group was founded by Christoph Gerlinger[3][4][5] in May 2012. The operating business was launched in June 2012, and the public release was on 27 July 2012.[6]

German Startups Group GmbH & Co. KGaA
Traded as GSJ
Industry Venture Capital
Founded May, 2012
Founder Christoph Gerlinger
Headquarters Berlin, Germany
Key people
Products Investments

German Startups Group went public on November 11, 2015 and became listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.[7] [8]


As of 10 Mai 2018 German Startups Group considers 20 of their 37 minority stakeholdings in operationally active companies to be of particular significance to the group. Together they comprise 89 % of all 37 active minority stakeholdings.[9][10] The portfolio consists of (amongst others):


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  6. ^ Archived 21 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine.. German Startups Group provides Berlin with breath of fresh capital – press release 27 July 2012
  7. ^ [1]. Going Public, German Startups Group debütiert an der Börse über Platzierungspreis - 11 November 2015
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