Transamerica Ventures

Transamerica Ventures

A venture capital firm that is a part of the Aegon Group and Transamerica. It is located in New York City, New York and The Hague, Netherlands and was founded in 2014.

Transamerica Ventures is a venture capital firm based out of New York City, New York and The Hague, Netherlands that invests in companies at all stages such as seed, venture, and growth stage. It invests in sectors such as financial technology, enterprise information technology, internet., digital marketing and sales, social media, and content and publishing. The company was founded in 2014 by Egbert Bierman and Georg Schwgler, and is part of the Aegon Group and Transamerica.

Product

The firm works predominately with American and European companies and states that it invests in entities that solve real world problems and provide true value to their customers. After the initial investment has been made, Transameria Venture then seeks an appropriate unit with which the company can pair through either the Aegon or Transameria organizations. The firm states that it has both a strategic focus and financial focus, meaning that if an investment is not financially sound, it will pass on the opportunity. However, if the firm does see value in the company in question, it utilizes its network connections in an attempt to find a venture capital firm that could be a better fit for the company.

Investment funds

Transamerica Ventures Fund

On August 5, 2014 Transamerica Ventures completed raising money for their Transamerica Venture Fund with $140 million in capital from undisclosed investors.

Timeline

August 5, 2014

Transamerica Ventures Fund

On August 5, 2014 Transamerica Ventures completed raising money for their Transamerica Venture Fund with $140 million in capital from undisclosed investors.

2014

Founding of Transamerica Ventures

The company was founded in 2014 by Egbert Bierman and Georg Schwgler.

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Limelight Health

An insurance technology company offering cloud-based enterprise software for underwriting and quoting employee benefits.

CoverFox is a Mumbai-based insurance technology company offering an online platform for managing insurance policies.

fairr.de is a retirement company founded by Jens Jennissen.

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew Pitz

Egbert Bierman

Investment Director

Georg Schwegler

CEO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

5 things you should know about our Corporate Venture Fund

Aegon

Web

August 19, 2015

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

VC: $140m FinTech, InsurTech Fund on How They Invest - Nathan Latka

October 29, 2017

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

References

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