It was back again in 2019 that weon , a new, Berlin-based mostly, European VC focusing on B2B, founded by Sebastian Pollok and Robert Lacher. At the time, Visionaries Club experienced introduced two new €40M micro cash for seed and progress-stage B2B.
Pollok was previously a VC at e.ventures in San Francisco and also established Amorelie, which exited to Professional7Sat.1 Media Group. Lacher was earlier a founding associate of, an early investor in FreightHub, Coya, Asana Rebel, OnTruck and Personio.
Visionaries Club has now announced a next B2B-concentrated fund, with a new €150m Seed Fund and €200m ‘Early Development Fund. It’s so considerably invested in businesses this sort of as Personio, Miro, Choco, Xentral, Truelayer, Vay, Taxdoo, Yokoy, Pigment, Leapsome and Gtmhub, together with VCs this sort of as Sequoia, Accel, Index, Lightspeed or Bessemer.
In a statement, Lacher explained: “We are really happy and humbled that additional than 20 of our founder LPs are founders we have backed in the earlier, that now reinvest their private income into our funds these kinds of as Hanno Renner (Personio), Jenny Podewills (Leapsome), Daniel Khachab (Choco), Christian Reber (Pitch / Superlist) or the founders of Taxdoo and Insify.”
The fund effectively operates as a micro-VC fund, which implies it can guide, and co-lead Seed financial commitment offers, co-investing along with more substantial, multistage VC funds in Early Growth stage (Collection B) discounts.
It is also launching the Visionaries Club science-driven, €50 million ‘Tomorrow Fund’ to back again science-pushed startups at the Pre-Seed and Seed phase.
Additionally, Sahar Meghani and Marton Sarkadi Nagy have been promoted to Companions.
London-based Meghani will get a guide job in managing the new Development Fund, whilst Sarkadi Nagy will acquire a guide on the seed fund things to do.