Triangle Venture Capital Group has led a EUR 4.1m investment in iOpener. iOpener has developed a technology to map real-world competitions such as Formula 1 to an artificial world, allowing gamers to participate in the race virtually and in real time. Their first product is based on innovations from European Space Agency, which allows the efficient transmission of telemetric data from a plurality of moving objects and their mapping into the game’s virtual world. iOpener is the first VC-backed ESA spin-off in satellite applications, and has headquarters in Aachen, Germany, and Delft, the Netherlands, to leverage the expertise found at the world-class technical universities in both locations.
Second vehicle will be larger than its predecessor, which closed on €843m in March 2010
Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures (DvH Ventures) has announced the launch of its first Digital Health fund, which has held a first close on €60m.
Sale ends a three-year holding period for Astorg, which acquired a 75% stake in the company from Xenon PE
Acquisition of Germany-based x-ray equipment and software was backed by senior debt from ApoBank