Bayern Kapital is a Bayern based venture capital firm investing in technology companies originating in the Bavarian region. Founded in 1995, It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LfA Foerderbank Bayern, Bavaria‘s development bank. It seeks to invest in companies involved in IT/software, new materials, micro-systems, life sciences, and environmental technologies. The firm manages five funds: Seedfonds Bayern, Clusterfonds Start-Up!, Innovationsfonds, Innovationsfonds EFRE and Wachstumsfonds Bayern. Its portfolio includes companies like SimScale, Mecuris, Holo-Light, Wealthpilot, Fineway, Libify, and Vasopharm.