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  • Will you own your future growth?

    Isabella Hermann-Schön In the current state of the world most companies are struggling to cope with decreasing or imploding revenues and many are facing very tight liquidity situations. Although there is generous government support available in most of our target markets we see numerous entrepreneurs searching for additional private capital, usually equity. In a market…

  • Does your financing‘s flexibility match your business‘ volatility?

    Stefan Nagel When revenues are volatile, your financing should be aligned  Even in situations, where there is not an external crisis hitting your business’ revenues, sales development of young companies does not always follow the clear path mapped out in business plans and pitch decks. This is normal and should be expected. Sometimes this is…

  • Portfolio Update: Investment in Myra Security shows outstanding performance

    Round2 is on the lookout for those rare gems that are continuously overperforming and keep accelerating. Round2 portfolio company Myra Security is truly such a company: Myra Security is a German IT Security-as-a-Service company that plays in the Champions League – the European Central Bank, the German Government, large banks and multinationals rely on Myra…

  • Investment news: jacando joins the Round2 portfolio

    Round2 announces its youngest addition to its portfolio: jacando offers innovative solutions in the field of HR. About jacando jacando has its origins as a mediation platform. “jacando search“ was launched in 2013: An integrated algorithm that matches the skills of applicants – to identify the best candidate for a vacancy in the company. This…

  • Round2 Capital Partners provides expansion capital to Vainu

    Round2 invests in the form of a revenue based loan, which will be used by the company to strengthen its leading position in current markets and for geographic expansion.  Round2 Capital Partners (EuVECA) GmbH & Co KG announces the signing of an investment agreement with Vainu. io Software Oy, Helsinki, Finland. Round2 Capital Partners will…

  • Round2 closes third successful capital increase

    New and existing investors oversubscribe to the capital increase closed 30 September. Over 50% of new capital commitments coming from the fund’s existing investors.  New investors from Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and Austria.  Among new investors, Round2 is happy to welcome a very well known Nordic entrepreneur as one of its top five investors.  Round2 is on track…

  • Round2 presents: Round2 Lab 2019/2020

    Round2 Capital is very happy to announce another edition of Round2 Lab! With Round2 Lab, Round2 Capital provides outstanding entrepreneurs access to its international network and expertise to support them in their effort to scale up their business. The Round2 Lab consists of four multiday workshops, taking place from November 2019 to March 2020 in…

  • Round2 Investment News: OCast

    We yet again welcome another company to the Round2 Cap portfolio: OCast was founded only in 2016 and its online toolkit for media sellers is already used by some of the largest European media groups. The company’s SaaS offering is based on three modules: Influencers, Brands and Group of Brands. Media publishers of all sizes…

  • Round2 Investment News: My Private Boutique

    Three years ago Round2 Capital introduced an innovative tool supporting fast growing companies build sustainable business models, entering new markets and improve their products and services. Shifting the focus from StartUps to companies with enormous growth potential and offering revenue-based financing Round2 Capital built a strong portfolio. My Private Boutique joins our group of investees!  MyPrivateBoutique (MPB) sells premium fashion and beauty products in special campaigns at discounted prices to…

  • Round2 Investment News: Minubo

    We are happy to announce another addition to the Round2 Capital portfolio! Minubo offers data solutions and enables commerce companies like INTERSPORT, Scotch & Soda and tesa to leverage their data and build better, data-driven processes with their unique solution. Minubo offers an enterprise business intelligence cloud solution for brands and omni-channel retailers of all sizes which covers analytical…

  • Round2 Investment News: Myra Security

    as the Round2 Capital portfolio is growing we want to introduce you to Myra Security: Setting new benchmarks in regards to IT security this company delivers high quality products and outstanding partnerships for the digital age.  We are proud to welcome Myra Security to the Round2 Capital portfolio!As a German technology manufacturer, Myra offers a secure, certified Security-as-a-Service…

  • Palico Talk: Christian Czernich talks about the current challenges of digital transformation, innovative financing models and revenue-based financing in the DACH region

    Christian Czernich, CEO, Founder and Managing Partner of Round2 Capital Partners in an interview with Palico in february 2019. He talks about his views on Revenue-based Financing and discuss how this can provide an answer to the current challenges facing young tech companies. (read the interview in german / ganzes Interview auf deutsch)   What is the…

  • Round2 Capital Partners’ first investment in Sweden

    Round2 Capital Partners (EuVECA) GmbH & Co KG announces the signing of an investment agreement with Shortcut Labs AB, Stockholm Sweden. Round2 Capital Partners will provide financing to Shortcut Labs AB in the form of a EUR 600,000 revenue based loan, an attractive investment alternative that avoids dilution of existing shareholders. This is the fund’s first…

  • Round2 Lab expands to Stockholm

    Round2Lab was launched 2017 in Vienna as a development program designed to support entrepreneurs that want to take their business to the next level. While the first group of lab participants in Vienna are currently finishing the program, Round2 is expanding to Stockholm. As of today we are open to receive participants’ application for the 2018…

  • Round2 Capital Announces first Closing of a New Growth Capital Fund Focused on Austria, Germany and Sweden

    Round2 Capital Announces first Closing of a New Growth Capital Fund Focused on Austria, Germany and Sweden – Round2 Capital Partners (EuVECA) GmbH & Co KG Round2 Capital, a provider of innovative growth capital to fast growing companies with business models based on immaterial assets, has completed the first Closing of Round2 Capital Partners (EuVECA)…

  • Why small innovative companies have the hardest time obtaining financing

    When we talk to young, fast growing companies about their business, we are often struck by the amount of trouble they have to obtain external financing. Particularly companies that grow up based on digital business models appear to have a harder time than other young companies to get bank financing. Being built on software and…

  • How to: Financial Analysis using the DuPont formula

    Shareholders of all firms want to achieve sustainable high return on equity (ROE) and even though the drivers will be very different, visualizing operating profits and cash flows as well as the required (or available) capital structure in a systematic way can be useful to better understand the creation of value. Start-ups may initially have…

  • The SME funding gap in Austria – are we making progress?

    Because of their impact on growth, both economic growth and growth in employment, there is a lot of discussion about what needs to be done to support SMEs, small and medium sized enterprises. They make up the vast majority of all companies and contribute about 2/3 of employment and economic value added in Europe. Since…

  • Today`s economy is powered by immaterial assets – this requires new forms of financing

    In the last decades we have seen a strong trend from tangible assets towards intangible assets as the primary source of value creation in the economy. Data from the US consulting company Ocean Tomo from 2015 shows that tangible assets represented 87% of the value of the S&P 500 in 1975, and intangible assets only…

  • Find the right speed for your growth!

    Starting and growing a business has many similarities to driving. To reach your destination safe and in time it is all about having the right vehicle, knowing how to handle it, adapting to road conditions and of course the right fuel. While the right fuel is the obvious part the right vehicle for your plans…

  • What it takes to scale your business

    Growth and innovation are the key drivers for economic and societal development. Gazelles – innovative fast growing businesses – account for an important part of this development. But Gazelles can only exist if there are passionate entrepreneurs building and leading these companies An entrepreneur does miracles, he does – as a popular saying goes –…

  • How to overcome the finance gap: A focus on Gazelles

    Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) make up more than 2/3 of all employment in the European Union – and there are over 22 Million different SMEs all over Europe. It is obvious that SMEs are the heart and core of then European economy – and should be therefore the focus of domestic economic-political strategy. One…

  • Article VC Magazin // „Fremdkapital statt Equity“

    Christian Czernich and Isabella Hermann-Schön were featured in VC-Magazin and gave some insights in their approach of overcoming the financing gap as well as on their company Round2 Capital partners. You can read the full article here!

  • Article Assets Magazine // Portrait on Round2 Capital Partners

    Assets Magazine featured Round2 Capital Partners in their latest issue. Christian Czernich, Jan Hillered and Isabella Hermann-Schön talk about how they came up with the ideal of „Round2Cap“, what challenges young companies face in Austria today and what benefits Round2 offers both to investors as well as entrepreneurs. You can read the full article here!

  • Article Die Presse // Christian Czernich on Round2 Capital Partners

    Christian Czernich talked about the workings of Round2 Capital Partners in the Austrian Newspaper „Die Presse“ in June 2017. What alternatives to bank loans are there when looking for financing for your company? And what kind of new investment possibility does Round2 Capital Partners offer? You can find the full article online!