BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

BITKRAFT Esports Ventures is an e-sports investment fund. It invests in gaming companies in North America, Europe, and Asia.

BITKRAFT Esports Ventures is a Berlin, Germany based venture capital firm founded in 2015 by Jens Hilgers, Markus Fuhrmann, Scott T. Rupp and Malte Barth.

The firm prefers to invest in Esports startups and specializes in early stage venture and seed investments.

The notable investment portfolio of BITKRAFT Esports Ventures includes Anzu.io, Bit Fry Game Studios, Five Vectors, Manticore Games, META Games, PatronGG, Playable Worlds, Ready, Strafe, VENN.

As of February 2020, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures has made 33 investments and had 1 exit.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Manticore Games

Manticore Games is the developer and operator of CORE, a digital playground and community designed to unleash imagination and explore new play experiences.

Anzu.io is an in-game advertising platform.

PlayBrain is a Japan-based company founded by Michael Sheetal.

Ready is a Vancouver-based mobile payment company founded in 2015.

5 Results
Results per page:
Page 1 of 1

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Jasper Brand

Senior Analyst

Jens Hilgers

Founding Partner

Lenny Langenscheidt

Principal

Malte Barth

Founding Partner

Martin Garcia

CFO

Scott Rupp

Founding Partner

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Anzu.io

Bit Fry Game Studios

Five Vectors

Manticore Games

META Games

PatronGG

Playable Worlds

Ready

Strafe

VENN

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Jonathan Shieber
February 21, 2020
TechCrunch
Esports, video games and the innovations that enable them now occupy a central space in the cultural and commercial fabric of the tech world. For the investment firm Bitkraft Esports Ventures, the surge in interest means a vast opportunity to invest in the businesses that continue to reshape entertainment and develop technologies which have implications [...]

References

Golden logo
Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0; additional terms apply. By using this site, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.