Who we are

German Ventures was founded in 2013 by Thomas Bernik, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor and Jens Klein, experienced Manager and Investor with a focus investments in early stage US and German technology start-ups in the media, Internet/mobile and biofabrication industries. Both partner have an strong international network, especially to the U.S.

Our goal is to offer start-up companies financial, strategical and operational advice to accelerate their business growth. After identifing potential candidates and closing an investment we are able to provide strategic and operational know-how and advise. We are able to determine the best support to achieve your ambitions. For foreign startups, we can consult with you on a quick and cost-effective market launch in Germany and offer you market insight with a powerful network.

Our knowledge and expertise of financing start-up companies is based on a profound understanding of your goals in combination with our knowledge and a full range of monetary opportunities.

Over the last 16 years Thomas founded or co-founded and sold the following companies:

Jens and Thomas together have invested in the following companies at seed or early stage level:


German Ventures GmbH

Implerstr. 11 | 81371 München
Tel Direkt +49 89 1711 9239-71
email: bernik@german-ventures.com


Geschäftsführer/Managing Partner: Thomas Bernik, Jens Klein Gerichtsstand München, HRB 200223