Vealo Ventures GmbH is an investment and holding company founded in 2014 by Christian Dereser to bring together his several entrepreneurial projects. Since then, Vealo Ventures has invested in numerous successful technology startups, with the goal to bring together outstanding ideas, strong personalities, and capital to build successful companies.



Berlin, Germany
heycater is the No. 1 catering platform in German-speaking countries. The company is your personal contact when it comes to booking catering easily, quickly and without any complications. Whether it’s a business lunch, event, company celebration or daily employee catering – heycater offers a large selection of caterers and event options.


Berlin, Germany
The Berlin-based FinTech QUIN Technologies helps private investors create portfolios according to their individual needs and interact with their friends and the community. With the getquin app, customers have a digital and free investment advisor at their fingertips, which they can use to easily optimize their financial investments.


Munich, Germany
StudySmarter is a leading EdTech startup, awarded „Best Educational App Worldwide“ for its intelligent and content-agnostic platform for lifelong learning. StudySmarter’s vision is to leverage state-of-the-art technology to empower everyone to achieve their educational goals.


Berlin, Germany
Ordering a rental car as easily as a pizza – that’s DUKE’s mission. Free delivery, pick-up and refueling – at any time and without pre-ordering. Founded by experienced serial entrepreneurs and backed by strong investors, DUKE aims to take the rental car market to a completely new level of convenience and service.


Berlin, Germany
Creative and digital media such as blogs, magazines, podcasts, and YouTube channels use Steady to turn their communities into paying members, including publishers such as Titanic, Der Postillon, and Krautreporter. Steady was awarded the European Digital Media Award in the category “Best Paid Content Strategy.”


Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm based Apotekamo provides Northern European e-commerce excellence to Eastern European markets within pharmacy and health. In a very short time, Apotekamo has taken a leading position among online pharmacies in Southeastern Europe and continues to expand.


Munich, Germany
Lendorse helps talented young people from emerging countries to study in Europe. The company’s support includes financial aid for tuition fees, living expenses and visa deposits, as well as a wealth of resources to help students realize their career goals. These benefits include mentoring contacts, advice from industry experts and access to valuable content via a dedicated student platform.


Berlin, Germany
vetevo is a leading provider of personalized pet care. It supports pet owners to help their pets lead happier and healthier lives. With its holistic approach to pet health, combining pet care with intuitive products, education, exercise, and nutrition, vetevo has become one of the most popular apps for pet healthcare.


Berlin, Germany
Calypso Commodities is a leading player in the energy trading arena, with a strong emphasis on sustainable solutions to meet the world’s increasing energy demands. Leveraging their extensive network, they play a pivotal role in the global energy trading industry while prioritizing environmental responsibility.


Munich, Germany
Uncap was founded to create a unique and innovative new approach to funding entrepreneurs in Africa using a data-driven, mainly automated process. Its vision is to provide early-stage entrepreneurs access to capital critical to their success, regardless of their gender, education, or social background. One of Uncap’s main goals is to empower female entrepreneurs who are underrepresented in many sectors.


Berlin, Germany
Sygns is building the leading centralised platform for the custom made branding industry. The company offers all products and services in the premium signage ecosystem, ranging from handcrafted neon signs to powder-coated channel letters. As a one stop shop, Sygns takes their customer´s ideas and handles every step from technical specification to installation on their wall.


Hamburg, Germany
Planet A Ventures provides early-stage funding and mentoring to startups adressing the world‘s most urgent environmental problems. One of the keys to success is measuring and forecasting the positive ecological impact of the portfolio companies. Vealo Ventures was one of the first backers to invest in the fund, Christian is a member of the Planet A Network (PAN).

Vealo Ventures has backed more than 40 exciting companies so far. They serve over 80 countries worldwide.

This is how Vealo Ventures invests


Februar 10, 2023|

Planet A Ventures closes its first fund of €160 million

Planet A Ventures supports green-tech startups in Europe. The fund´s mission is to back founders tackling the world‘s largest environmental problems. It has now closed its science-backed climate fund at €160 million. The fund’s investors include REWE, BMW and KfW Capital.

source: TechCrunch

Juni 1, 2022|

Social trading platform getquin raises $15 million in Series A round

Fast-growing social network for investors, getquin, receives new investment for its expansion with participation from Portage Ventures (Clark) and Horizons Ventures (Wefox, N26), among others. With getquin investors can analyze, monitor and discuss multiple asset classes like stocks, ETF or crypto currencies.

source: (German)

Dezember 14, 2021|


Music data analytics platform ForTunes is acquired by Utopia Music

Vienna-based data analytics platform ForTunes is acquired by Utopia Music. ForTunes was founded in 2015 to help bands, musicians and producers understand and grow their audience. With its global user base, the app fits perfectly into Utopia’s portfolio.


November 24, 2021|

Stockholm based Apotekamo raises 23 million SEK

The leading online pharmacy in central and southeastern Europe, Apotekamo, closed a SEK 23 million Series A round. Its rapid growth convinced several investors, including existing shareholders like Vealo Ventures, to participate in this capital round. The money is intended to strengthen Apotekamo´s continued expansion and technology development.


Oktober 15, 2021|

StudySmarter secures $16 million Series A extension

In an expansion of its Series A financing round, StudySmarter added $16 million funding from Silicon Valley-based VC Goodwater Capital, bringing the round total to $31 million. Goodwater Capital (Facebook, Twitter, Spotify) thus continues the investment series of numerous world-class investors in the rapidly growing Munich-based EdTech startup.

source: silicon canals

Juli 1, 2021|

15 Millionen Euro für mymoria in Series C-Finanzierungsrunde

Mit dem Ziel, in drei Jahren zum deutschen Marktführer zu werden, sichert sich mymoria 15 Millionen Euro in einer Series C-Finanzierungsrunde. Das Geld wird verwendet für den Ausbau der ganzheitlichen Weiterentwicklung, beispielsweise für Zukäufe und Integration von traditionellen Bestattungshäusern in die digital geprägte mymoria Gruppe.

source: (German)


Purpose-driven Investments

Vealo Ventures encourages its portfolio companies to behave responsibly in environmental and social matters. Financing companies and projects that address the urgent problems the world is facing is becoming an increasingly important part of Vealo Ventures‘ activities.

To help with this idea, Vealo Ventures has set up a fund to help dedicated people realize their ideas for a better world: Vealo Visions.

Vealo Ventures has been sourcing green power since its founding and is climate positive.