Former Portfolio

The Holtzbrinck Ventures team sees itself as a temporary partner. As a rule venture capital financing is limited to three to seven years. Our success is based on the success of the entrepreneurs in our portfolio companies.



brands4friends is the leading German shopping club. In temporary sales auctions, members are offered brand products such as fashion, shoes, gadgets, tours, events and many more, at highly discounted prices.

The company was founded in 2007 by Christian Heitmeyer, Constantin Bisanz, Nicolas Speek and Mario Zimmermann. Its headquarters are in Berlin.