February 8, 2024

UVC Partners and START Munich embark on year two of a thriving partnership

Munich, February 8, 2024 – UVC Partners and START Munich are pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership, a collaboration beyond traditional alliances to shape Munich's entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

Initiated a year ago, this partnership embarked on a mission to foster synergies and serve as the architects of a vibrant entrepreneurial culture in Munich. Through regular networking events and initiatives, UVC Partners and START Munich have collectively enhanced the entrepreneurial spirit in the city, providing young innovators with remarkable opportunities to connect, grow, and turn pioneering ideas into reality.

Daniel Reese, Investment Manager at UVC Partners and the driving force behind this partnership says, "I am super excited to extend our sponsorship with START Munich for another year. Witnessing the passion, creativity, and sheer drive of the students who devote their free time to pushing this fantastic initiative ahead is inspiring every time. Their drive embodies the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship and represents our power in the Munich ecosystem."

Niklas Urchs, the MD of Partnerships at START Munich, says, "We at START Munich are thrilled about renewing our partnership with UVC Partners. Their unwavering support and active engagement in our community have been key parts of our journey. Together, we've hosted incredible events and look forward to another year of innovative collaborations and shared successes. This partnership is a testament to our mutual commitment to nurturing entrepreneurial talent and driving impactful ventures in Munich and across Europe."

This partnership is about talent development and introducing students to entrepreneurship, and, importantly, creating an ecosystem where ideas can thrive and businesses can be co-created.

About START Munich

Founded in 2003, START Munich isn't just a student initiative; it's a movement to empower students to immerse themselves in the world of entrepreneurship. With over 250 members at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey, it's a dynamic community where entrepreneurial dreams come to life. Through events, workshops, and a supportive community and network of partners, START Munich empowers students to take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. 

Learn more at www.startmunich.de

About UVC Partners

UVC Partners is a leading Munich- and Berlin-based early-stage venture capital firm that invests in European B2B tech start-ups from pre-seed to series A. With about €400 million in assets under management, UVC Partners typically invests between €500,000 and €10 million initially and up to €30 million per company. The portfolio includes category leaders in deep tech, climate tech, hard- and software, and mobility with various technologies and business models. As an independent partner of UnternehmerTUM, Europe's most extensive innovation and startup center, UVC Partners has access to proprietary deal flow, an industrial network of more than 1,000 corporates, and access to talent from the leading European technical university. The investments include Flix, Vimcar, planqc, Tanso, Isar Aerospace, TWAICE, DeepDrive, STABL, and many more. They all benefit from the team's extensive investment and exit experience, their ability to build sustainable category leaders with a competitive advantage, and their passion for growing the game changers of tomorrow. 

Learn more at www.uvcpartners.com 

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