MIG - Press Review

 

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Enterprise Management 360 Grad -

Top 10 IoT Companies rocking your socks off

Platform „Enterprise Management 360 Grad“ elaborates a ranking of most innovative IoT firms, which names beside of Hitachi, Verizon and Huawei although Konux and NavVis, both MIG portfolio companies.
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Handelsblatt -

The third Life

„Handelsblatt“ reports about the onboarding of Volker Kefer, a ex Member of Board of Deutsche Bahn, at Konux, a MIG portfolio company.
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FAZ -

Infineon buys technology of the future

Leading newspaper „FAZ“ reports about the acquisition of Siltectra by Infineon and indicates MIG Fonds as main VC investor.
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Handelsblatt -

Infineon buys Start-up from Dresden for 124 Mill. Euro

„Handelsblatt.com“ reports about the recent exit of MIG Fonds.
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Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung -

New vaccine as purpose

The newspapers „FAZ“ and „Handelsblatt“ report about a new approach of BioNTech, a MIG-portfolio comany, to develop a new vaccine against infectious diseases partnering with an US-University.
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FAZ -

Frontrunner of personalized medicine

Newspaper „FAZ“ portrays BioNTech as pionier of a new medicine against cancer. MIG Fonds are named as one of the first investors.
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Compound Semiconductor -

Siltectra Ramps Up Wafering Services

Trade Magazin „Compound Semiconductor“ reports about a new outsourcing wafering service of Siltectra, a MIG portfolio company and disruptive innovator in Cold Split wafering.
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Life Science -

We create the companies of the next decades

Michael Motschmann, General Partner MIG AG, and Dr. Helmut Jeggle, MD Athos Service GmbH (Family Office Strüngmann) explain in a common interview the future of German biotechnology.
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

Aircrafts hanging on a silk thread

„Süddeutsche Zeitung“ reports about a cooperation between Airbus Group and Amsilk, a MIG portfolio company, in terms of new materials based on Amsilks technology.
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Handelsblatt -

Biotechfirma Immatics will mit Krebstherapien zum Einhorn werden

„Handelsblatt.com“ reports about the progress of Immatics, a MIG portfolio company, with cancer therapy and describes possible IPO plans.
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Capital -

High expectations

Business Magazin "Capital" describes the business model and the perspectives of BioNTech, a MIG portfolio company
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FAZ -

Millions for the fight against flu

The regional Rhein-Main edition of „FAZ“ reports about new developments of BioNTech, a MIG portfolio company
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Handelsblatt / Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Spiegel Online -

BioNTech gets Pfizer as partner

„Handelsblatt“, „FAZ“ and „Spiegel Online“ report about a cooperation between Pfizer and BioNTech, a MIG portfolio company.
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Wirtschaftswoche -

GWA Hygiene, 2,5 million Euro for digital inspection

„Wirtschaftwoche Online“ reports about the entry of MIG Fonds with start-up GWA Hygiene
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Finanzwelt -

MIG-Fonds invest in better hospital hygiene

„Finanzwelt“ reports about the new MIG portfolio company GWA Hygiene.
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Handelsblatt -

Millions for GWA Hygiene

„Handelsblatt“ covers the financing round of start-up GWA Hygiene with participation of MIG-Fonds.
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Finanzwelt -

MIG with investment in new portfolio company

Die „Finanzwelt“ berichtet über den Einstieg der MIG in ein weiteres Beteiligungsunternehmen.
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transkript -

Immatics convinces Genmab with own antibodies

Trade magazine „transcript“ reports about the cooperation between Immatics, a MIG portfolio company, with Europes biggest biotech-enterprise.
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FAZ -

How two start-ups fight against plastic waste

„FAZ“ describes the business models of two start-ups recycling plastic, among them the disruptive approach of APK, a MIG portfolio company.
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cogX -

Konux receives cogX Award

MIG portfolio company Konux receives in London prestigious cogX Award..
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Economist -

A new breed of German Start-ups

British „Economist“ describes the booming German start-up scene and focus although on Konux and NavVis, two MIG portfolio companies.
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Wirtschaftswoche -

We introduce robotic to construction sites

Kewazo, a new MIG portfolio company, presents in the „elevator pitch“ of „Wirtschaftswoche“ its business model.
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Focus -

The Biontech-Wonder of Mainz

Newsmagazine „Focus“ dedicate a signature article to the development of BioNTech, a MIG portfolio company
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Mitteldeutsche Zeitung -

Just gotta save the world real quick

„Mitteldeutsche Zeitung“ explains the new disruptive method of APK, a MIG-Portfolio company, recycling packaging waste into synthetic material.
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

Money for new ideas

„Süddeutsche Zeitung“ explains based on case study KEWAZO, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, how financing of a start-up is working and calls MIG a leading German Venture Capital Investor
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Finanzwelt -

MIG Fonds secure financing of clinical surveys

„Finanzwelt“ reports about a financing round of MIG with several Co-Investors of 6 Millionen Euro to Biotech Start-up advancedCOR.

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Wirtschaftswoche -

NFON with a successful IPO

„Wirtschaftswoche“ among several media reports about the successful IPO of NFON, a MIG- portfolio company.

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Finanzwelt, VC Magazin -

MIG Fonds invest in new Start.up

„Finanzwelt“ and „VC Magazin“ report about the new investment of MIG in start-up KEWAZO.
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FAZ, Gruenderszene, Wiwo.de -

Further Investment Konux

Several media report about the participation of MIG Fonds of 5 million US-Dollar in a Series B financing round of Konux, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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VC Magazin -

Interview with Michael Motschmann

In a discussion with „Venture Capital Magazin“ Michael Motschmann, General Partner of MIG AG, point out the relevance of a performing capital market for young companies.
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Handelsblatt -

NFON is preparing an IPO

Cloud telephony provider NFON announces plans for an IPO. Two MIG Fonds are holding shares of together 13,3 percent of NFON.
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Nordbayerischer Kurier -

Wallpainting as heater

The regional newspaper „Nordbayerischer Kurier“ describes the business model of FutureCarbon, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Semiconductor Today/Solid State Technology -

News about Siltectra

Trade Magazines report, that Siltectra, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, succeed with a technological breakthrough. The start-up from Dresden splits wafers with it´s so called twinning method and helps to cut costs for manufacturers.

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transkript -

On the road to routine diagnostics

The trade magazine „transkript“ portrays in detail Biocrates, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, and highlights the extraordinary potential of this start-up.
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Labor Journal -

Double success for hunters of metabolites

Trade magazine „Labor Journal“ explains the recent strategic progresses of Biocrates, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Finanzwelt -

MIG AG continues course for success

Report about the fiscal year 2017 of MIG AG
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World Economic Forum (WEF) -

Konux awarded as one of 30 global „Technology Pioneers“

WEF/Davos has nominated Konux, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, as one of the most innovative start-ups – beside Google, Dropbox and Twitter.
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DIE WELT -

The most exiting innovations in Germany

In an interview with „WELT“ Prof. Dr. Joachim Henkel, chair owner for innovation research of TU Munich, designates Konux and Navvis, two portfolio companies of MIG Fonds, as outstanding start-ups.
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Handelsblatt -

US Investors bet on German Biotech-Unicorn

„Handelsblatt“ reports about fundraising of BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, and explains how the firm will invest the 270 million $.
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Reuters -

Europe´s biggest private biotech company raises $270 million

The news agency „Reuters“ reports about funding of $270 million by BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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transkript -

Biocrates takes over Metanomics

Trade magazine „transcript“ reports about the acquisition of Metanomics by Biocrates, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds. BASF Plant Services, the former owner of Metanomics, is now a minor stakeholder of Biocrates.
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FAZ -

More space for the fight against cancer

A regional edition (Rhein-Main) of „Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung“ describes the work and progresses of Biontech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Spiegel Wissen Extra -

Injection instead of scalpel

„Spiegel Wissen“ explains the state of the art of the research respect to the injection against cancer. In the center of the article is the work of Prof. Dr. Ugur Sahin, CEO of BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Global Investor -

Growth Engine Venture Capital

Michael Motschmann, Member of the Board and Venture Partner of MIG AG, explains in a byline article, why Venture Capital is so important for the future of the German economy.
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Venture Capital Magazin -

Disruptive Technology in Display Industry

„Venture Capital Magazin“ reports about the progress of CYNORA, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds. MIG AG Venture Partner Dr. Axel Thierauf explains the perspectives of CYNORA.
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Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung -

Vaccination against Cancer

The article explains the progress in the fight against cancer and spotlights the success of BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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FinanzNachrichten.de -

RAC Cooling Industry Award 2017

Efficient Energy, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, scooped a well-respected award of the refrigeration technology sector for its innovative generation  eChillern
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Focus Online -

Will this scientist find the magic bullet versus cancer?

„Focus“ about the progress on individualized cancer immunotherapy with spot on the work of Ugur Sahin, CEO of BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Business Wire -

LG und Samsung investieren 25 Millionen Euro in Cynora

An article about LG and Samsung, two Korean global corporations, to share in Cynora 
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DIE WELT -

Cobwebs can improve breast implants

„Die Welt“ about technological progress at AmSilk, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds
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BNN -

Search for the perfect blue

In its serial „Secret Stars“ of regional economy „BNN“ portrays Cynora, a MIG Fonds portfolio company.
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FAZ -

A cool madness

„Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung“ about the invention of the founders of Efficient Energy, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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FAZ -

To fight cancer with vaccines

A detailed article of „Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung“ about approach and prospects of BioNTech to defeat cancer
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Finanzwelt -

MIG Fonds distribute ca. 90 Mio. EUR

„Finanzwelt“ takes up a press release of MIG AG, that MIG Fonds in the first half-year 2017 invested ca. 25 Mio. EUR in 16 portfolio companies and distributed ca. 64 Mio EUR to private investors.
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Der SPIEGEL -

Each to his own medicine

„Der Spiegel“ with a detailed profile about the previous track record of BioNTech, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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Handelsblatt -

To vaccinate against cancer

„Handelsblatt“ informs about the recent advances of BioNTech to fight cancer and mention MIG Fonds as investors.
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Handelsblatt -

Spider silk without spiders

„Handelsblatt“ describes in detail on technology and application of AMSilk, MIG Fonds are mentioned as investors
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Handelsblatt -

Fresh colours for displays

A detailed article in „Handelsblatt“ comments on the business model of Cynora and mentions IPO-plans of the management for 2019 in USA. MIG Fonds are emntioned as investors.
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World Economic Forum, Juni 2017 -

Konux receives award “Technology Pioneer 2017”

The respected World Economic Forum (WEF) recently presented a list oft he worlds most innovatiye companies, among them also Konux.
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BILANZ -

Here Start-ups get more than just a cash injection

The trade journal „Bilanz“ presents the 20 main venture capitalists in Germany, among them Michael Motschmann, general partner of MIG AG.
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Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung -

We are close to defeat cancer

In an interview with „Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung“ comments Thomas Strüngmann on his investment strategiy and points detailed to BioNTech. Beside the Family Office of the brothers Strüngmann also MIG Fonds are shareholders of this Biotech company.
 
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FAZ -

„A shoe made of silk“

„Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung“ illustrates the innovative technology of AmSilk, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, and its application in textile industry. It is also reported about the chance how the synthetic silk done by AMSilk could resurrect the german textile industry.
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Handelsblatt -

Clever Track, alert Track Switch

An article of „Handelsblatt“ about how Deutsche Bahn, amongst others suppported by the Start-up Konux, wants to avoid delays and cancellations.
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Handelsblatt -

America‘s Favourite

„Handelsblatt“ with a portrait of Konux
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Handelsblatt -

Awarded Start-ups

„Handelsblatt“ annually awards the digital prize „The Spark“. As a finalist of previous year Konux, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds, presented its business model.
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Handelsblatt -

"Deutschlands 100 klügste Köpfe" (Germany’s 100 masterminds)

„Handelsblatt“ has awarded „Deutschlands 100 klügste Köpfe“. Holger Sedlak (Efficient Energy), Georg Schroth (Navvis) und Prof. Dr. Ugur Sahin (Biontech) belong to these 100 innovators. We proudly congratulate the founders of our portfolio companies on this success.
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Finanzwelt -

The next exit

Finanzwelt addresses MIG Fonds‘ next exit
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

Like silk

In a detailed article Süddeutsche Zeitung presents technology and business model of AMSilk GmbH (portfolio company of MIG Fonds)
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Laborpraxis -

Targeted Metabolomics

The scientific journal „Laborpraxis“ characterizes in a three-pager the use of Biocrates-kits for detections of individual health status. Biocrates is a portfolio company oft he MIG Fonds.
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Börsen-Zeitung -

MIG Fonds cash in on Brain

Börsen Zeitung talks about MIG Fonds and Brain AG – involvement and exit in progress
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Der SPIEGEL -

The data vacuum

In a series of articles on the “Champions of Tomorrow”, der SPIEGEL presents NavVis GmbH, a portfolio company of MIG Fonds.
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FAZ -

“Investment company MIG awakens stock exchange fantasies”

In a discussion with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Michael Motschmann, General Partner and member of the Executive Board at MIG AG, explains what plans the VC investors of MIG Verwaltungs AG have in store.
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Capital Heft Dezember -

Top 40 under 40

The economic journal “Capital” runs a cover story on Germany’s young elite featuring Andreas Kunze, CEO of MIG portfolio company Konux.
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

Funds for founders

Michael Motschmann, General Partner and member of the Executive Board at MIG AG, is quoted several times in an article by the Süddeutsche Zeitung on the funding options for start-up companies.
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Handelsblatt -

German biotechnology: foreign companies want in

The Handelsblatt has published an article shedding some light on the sale of MIG portfolio company Ganymed to Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas. MIG is named as the venture capitalist.
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Handelsblatt -

Digital prize "The Spark" – More guts will do you good

Handelsblatt and McKinsey have awarded Konus and NaVvis, two portfolio companies of MIG Fonds, with the digital prize “The Spark” for innovations in industry 4.0.

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Euro am Sonntag -

We’re at the beginning of an era

Jürgen Eck, CEO of BRAIN AG, a MIG portfolio company, explains why he believes the trend for natural solutions in the chemical and consumer goods industry will keep on growing and growing.
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Handelsblatt -

Efficient Energy - cool stuff

Handelsblatt presents Efficient Energy, a MIG portfolio company, and describes their new refrigeration technology as an innovative breakthrough. MIG Fonds are named as venture capitalists.

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F.A.S. -

Millions from California for the biotech pioneers from Mainz

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung publishes an article about partnership between BioNTech, a MIG portfolio company, and the pharmaceutical company Genentech. Genentech has made an upfront payment of 310 million dollars to BioNTech.
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Fierce Biotech -

Genentech lays $310M wager on BioNTech’s mRNA cancer vaccine platform

The trade journal FierceBiotech outlines the newest deal involving the payment of 310 million USD to MIG portfolio company BioNTech from Roche’s affiliated company Genentech.

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EP Vantage -

Biontech deal sees Roche bet on mRNA

The article by EP Vantage covers the latest partnership entered into by MIG portfolio company BioNTech aiming to advance developments of mRNA-based cancer vaccines. The pharmaceutical group Roche is also in on the latest deal.

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VC Magazin -

Interview with Michael Motschmann and Dr. Matthias Kromayer

The two MIG AG Executive Board members comment to recent successful exits, flotation of MIG portfolio company BRAIN and their next strategical moves with Venture Capital Magazin.
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Harvard Business Manager -

Inspiration in instalments

For a case study conducted by Harvard Business Manager, Dr. Matthias Kromayer, member of the Executive Board at MIG AG, discusses three principles of strategic company management.
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Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung -

The dream team of the biotech industry

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung presents Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin, CEOs of Ganymed and BioNTech respectively. Both companies belong to the MIG portfolio.
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

Playing with your own money “kills your ego”

Profile of the MIG portfolio company Konux and its co-founder Andreas Kunze.

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Fierce Biotech -

Billionaire-backed Ganymed grabs ASCO spotlight

The renowned trade journal FierceBiotech reports on ASCO, the largest oncology congress in the world. MIG portfolio company Ganymed is one of the stars of the show with their new phase 2b trial.

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Wirtschaftswoche -

First universal cancer vaccine within reach

The article outlines MIG portfolio company BioNTech’s ground-breaking progress in the fight against cancer.

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FAZ -

Off through the museum with a ‘data hoover’

FAZ has published a detailed article discussing how the 3D trolley developed by NavVis, an MIG portfolio company, captures and maps interior spaces.

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Handelsblatt -

Start-up company Konux – the defect detector

Smart sensors and prominent investors: MIG portfolio company Konux wants to revolutionise the untended German industry by helping to eliminate faults before they even occur.

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Finanzwelt -

An addition to the MIG Fonds portfolio

Finanzwelt talks about MIG Fonds‘ acquisition of a 16.26 % share in Konux Inc in a series A round, making Konux the youngest company in MIG’s portfolio.

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Focus Online -

China stumps up billions for German entrepreneurs

Heinrich von Pierer describes the latest trend, whereby Chinese sovereign wealth funds are ending up in Germany as venture capitalist funds – a development which can even create opportunities for MIG.

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Handelsblatt -

Cancer vaccines

Handelsblatt presents Biontech as an inspiring start-up business in the biotech sector in a full-page profile, making several references to MIG Fonds as the participating VC investor.
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Süddeutsche Zeitung -

One number, a worldwide connection

SZ features an article outlining the wide-reaching scope of the collaboration between Nfon, an MIG portfolio company, and German Telekom in developing cloud-based telephone systems.

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Manager Magazin -

A new Germany

NavVis, an MIG portfolio company, took pride of place as one of the hidden champions in an article listing over 50 successful digital business models.

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Handelsblatt -

Indoor satnavs

Handelsblatt has published an extensive profile on NavVis, citing MIG AG as a key VC investor who has been channeling money into the up-and-coming business since 2014.
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Börsen-Zeitung -

Brain risks IPO despite the storm raging on the stock market

The response to being given the go-ahead for an IPO was obviously so good that the biotech firm Brain wants to follow through with its first steps onto the capital market despite the storm that’s currently raging.
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Focus Online -

Technological company Brain goes public

Dr. Heinrich von Pierer has written an article explaining what consequences the IPO of Brain AG, an MIG Fonds portfolio company, will have for the German start-up business scene.

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DLD -

Jury awards top-class prize to NavVis

This year, the internationally renowned DLD prize “Digital Star” goes to NavVis, an MIG Fonds portfolio company. The start-up company from Munich won the main prize entitled “Innovation of the Year”.

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Börsen-Zeitung -

When Microorganisms solve problems

Börsen-Zeitung sheds some light on Brain AG’s business model, as well as their plans for the stock market. The article names MIG as an essential investor.