GENIUS Venture Capital is a Schwerin, Germany based venture capital firm. They were founded in 1998 on the initiative of the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. GENIUS Venture Capital funds seed and early-growth stage innovation-driven technology companies.
In their investments, they look for founders and management teams to have a vision and strategy to achieve their business goals. They want to see companies have sector-specific knowledge, the potential to build a company and significant financial commitment. They invest in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania region.
GENIUS Venture Capital has made investments in PRIMACYT Cell Culture Technology, Cytocentrics, New Enerday, Microstim, PipesBox, E-PATROL north, WOOM and SonoBeacon.
They exited their investment in New Enerday.
GENIUS Venture Capital manages two venture capital funds for the Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health of the State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. These are the Technologiefonds MV GmbH and Venture Capital Fonds MV GmbH.