Erhart moves up in High-Tech Gründerfonds
Posted on 15 October, 2015 by Mark Chatterley, reporter
Benjamin Erhart, previously senior investment manager at High-Tech Gründerfonds, has begun his new role of investment director at the firm.
Benjamin Erhart has been promoted to investment director at High-Tech Gründerfonds, the public-private venture capital investment firm part owned by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and government-owned KfW Banking Group.
Erhart was previously a senior investment manager at the firm, a position he held for one year and seven months. He joined High-Tech Gründerfonds in May 2009 as an analyst focussing on engineering and cleantech, moving on to become an investment manager in February 2011.
During his time at High-Tech Gründerfonds he has served on the board of a number of companies such as Germany-based ZIM Plant Technology, which has developed water sensors, and Germany-based Synapticon, which produces embedded hardware and software for the industrial sector.
High-Tech Gründerfonds invests a maximum of €500,000 ($568,000) in companies at seed stage for a 15% stake in the company. It can go on to invest up to €1.5m in follow-on funding.
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