ABOUT ALSTIN CAPITAL
WHEN EXCELLENT FOUNDERS MEET GROWTH COMPETENCE
ALSTIN Capital is an independent venture capital fund based in Munich. We invest in rapidly growing technology companies that have the potential to leverage the significant market potential of the future and become market leaders. We do not solely invest in convincing technology, but above all in the entrepreneurs behind the technology. We support our entrepreneurs with capital and know-how so that they can grow faster and more successfully. The basis of our investment is the conviction that entrepreneurial know-how, long-term transaction experience, international networks and sales excellence are the success factors for sustainable growth. Our team boosts a variety of complementary strengths to help make every investment a success.
THE ALSTIN CAPITAL TEAM
MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, COMPLEMENTARY KNOW-HOW AND EXCELLENT NETWORKS ARE WHAT MAKES UP THE ALSTIN CAPITAL TEAM.
WE ARE PROUD OF OUR HIGH PERFORMING COMPANIES.
Studydrive – „Life is easier when we help each other“ The student platform Studydrive motivates students to support each other in everyday life. Students have the opportunity to share documents, answer questions about their studies or follow campus news. Whether on a laptop or a mobile phone, fellow students in specialist groups and university courses connect daily and use student drives as a learning platform, community and career portal. Via the Studydrive career offer companies can get in touch with the Studydrive users, for example through job advertisements, mailings or advertisements.
Studydrive GmbH was founded in 2013 by Philipp Mackeprang and Sven Gasper in Cologne and today has its headquarters in Berlin.
With its app, users can digitize their loyalty cards, making their wallet easier. At the checkout they scan a code on their smartphone instead of the card. In addition, they can view their scores and transaction histories and receive current offers. „In more than 15 countries, we are already among the top 10 shopping apps, in addition to apps from Amazon and Ebay,“ says Bjoern Goß.
The smartphone app Stocard already counts more than 50 million users. But hardly more than ten percent of these originate from the German-speaking world. The majority is distributed to Italy, Australia, France and the Benelux countries. Stocard is also active in the UK and Canada.
Alyne is a B2B RegTech company from Munich that serves its customers Risk Management as Software as a Service. Alyne was from Industry experts are developing and enabling businesses of all sizes to meet their cyber security, risk management and compliance needs through comprehensive, content-driven, and readily available controls. Alyne’s RegTech solution digitizes an area that allows businesses make sound, intelligent and risk-aware decisions.
Usercentrics is one of the market leaders in the area of enterprise consent management platforms (CMP). The software-as-a-service solution enables advertisers, publishers, agencies and technology providers to obtain, manage and document consent from their users for data processing purposes in a granular way and in accordance with data protection laws for data tracking through various technologies on the website. Both the technical implementation and the design are 100% customizable.
Circula develops the #1 Employee Finance App in Europe. The SaaS solution offers for the first time fully digital accounting of employee expenses, digital employee benefits and an intelligent corporate credit card, all combined in one product. The Circula software is optimized for seamless integration into accounting processes and compliant with European tax standards.
Stryze Group was founded in December 2020 as a human-to-human (H2H) e-commerce holding company by Sebastian Funke, Sascha Krause and Dr. Taro Niggemann in Berlin. Sebastian Funke is a serial entrepreneur and, together with Sascha Krause, founder of a Berlin-based e-commerce company that sells high-quality products across Europe and in the US under various private brands. Dr. Taro Niggemann is a former investment banker and angel investor. Mark Hartmann, investor and former venture partner at Project A Ventures, supports the group as a strategic advisor.
Consumer products and brands are more competitive today than ever before. This makes data-driven analysis, creativity, and sustainability in processes and products all the more important. In addition to internal development, „The Stryze Group“ also offers successful brands of other entrepreneurs a new home. E-commerce entrepreneurs can benefit from the capitalization, reach, expertise, and experience of the Stryze team within the framework of various cooperation models.
NECT GmbH, based in Hamburg, develops the future of digital identity. The software solution is based on artificial intelligence. The focus is on user-friendliness and cost efficiency. It is particularly relevant for regulated companies that are subject to high legal requirements when collecting customer data. Whether opening an account, granting a loan or registering in the customer portal, the customer can complete the transaction quickly and easily because intuitive user guidance via smartphone lowers the entry threshold and thus increases conversion. Another advantage: the service is available around the clock – without webcam chats and service staff. The NECT technology is based on innovative biometric algorithms and artificial intelligence, has won several awards and is patent pending. It is based on international legislation and excludes human error in identification. In addition to remote identification, NECT offers e-signature and strong customer authentication (SCA). Satisfied customers are strong brands such as R+V Versicherungen, HUK Coburg or Nürnberger Versicherung.
pliant is a provider of corporate credit cards that enables digital card management via a central platform. The customer can, for example, issue new virtual or physical cards with individual limits to employees at the press of a button and track expenses in real time. The cards can be seamlessly integrated into existing accounting systems and processes. In addition, pliant offers attractive partner deals and cashbacks that save customers real money on every card transaction. With the new pliant earth card, they can also invest these savings in certified CO2 compensation projects and thus reduce the climate impact they cause in an effortless and meaningful way.
Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden with the aim of making it easier for people to shop online. In the last 15 years, technology has evolved, excited and transformed the world around us, yet our mission remains as relevant as ever, to make paying as simple, safe and above all, smoooth as possible.
Klarna is the leading global payments and shopping service, providing smarter and more flexible shopping and purchase experiences to 90 million active consumers across more than 250,000 merchants in 17 countries. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and instalment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to.
When the company acquired SOFORT in 2014 the Klarna Group was formed. Klarna is backed by investors such as Sequoia Capital, Silver Lake, Bestseller Group, Dragoneer, Permira, Visa, Ant Group and Atomico.
reINVENT offers a digital platform for planning, marketing and controlling of construction and real estate projects. The aim is to digitalize the entire information and communication process between project participants and buyers/tenants – from planning and construction to handing over the keys. Whether residential or commercial, new or existing, everything happens in the data protection-compliant and secure cloud. In this way, construction projects are brought to completion in a target-oriented manner and the administrative effort is drastically reduced.
Neodigital Versicherung AG is a BaFin-licensed digital property and casualty insurer that markets its own private liability, pet owner’s liability, household contents and accident products through independent sales partners. The company focuses on the consistent process digitization of the entire value chain and enables selected sales partners to create their own individualized insurance products via a product configurator.
Neodigital not only acts as an independent insurance company, but also offers its technical infrastructure and digital process solutions to other insurance companies as an Insurance-as-a-Service model. With the help of a modular building block system, other insurance companies are enabled to quickly develop their own digital insurance products and services. This enables them to achieve a high degree of digitalisation and more efficient dark processing of data in all insurance processes in a single step.
The ExB Group specializes in the production of self-learning software platforms for the processing and analysis of large volumes of unstructured and semi-structured text and image data. The core product Cognitive Workbench is a novel „“ AI kit „“ and allows innovative applications in e.g. the financial, automotive and healthcare industries.
ExB’s software solutions are not only web-based and cloud-based (on-premise or as SaaS), but also embedded and applicable to mobile devices. The company was founded in 2000 by the computer linguist and clinical psychologist dr. Ramin Assadollahi founded and won numerous international technology competitions with his technologies. The ExB Group currently has over 60 employees at its sites in Munich (headquarters) and Leipzig.
Ready for enterprise applications
Quobyte is not just a file system, but provides any number of file system volumes. Adjustable quotas regulate resource consumption. Volumes can be assigned to different tenants that isolate file systems, users, or groups. In addition to access control at the file system level, access to volumes can also be regulated by IP ranges or certificates.
Powerful policy-based resource management
Policies dynamically bind Quobyte volumes to storage resources and control the location of data down to the individual file. Tiering, isolation of workloads, partitioning and the use of heterogeneous hardware are made possible and simplified. As policies change, the arrangement of data adapts accordingly – without compromising service quality.
Including monitoring and analytics
Quobyte’s tools for consumption control, monitoring and analytics give a detailed insight into the consumption and status of the storage. The dashboard contains graphs of top consumers, throughput, IOPS, and file statistics. In addition to monitoring, an alarm service and automation functions are also installed; Together with the external monitoring interface, the Quobyte makes it a complete storage system.
Built-in hardware management
Benefit from Quobyte’s automation: Scrubbing, error detection and the repair of damaged data are handled by the system itself; a server can be emptied with one click. Your admins will thank you for our SMART monitoring and hardware monitoring. Quobyte’s lifecycle management for devices and workflows is one more top of the pack and makes unsupervised operation possible.
fliit makes food logistics simple, efficient, and transparent. Through its digital platform, fliit connects and aggregates specialized transportation partners and realizes fresh food logistics all over Germany. Logistics should not steal time and nerves from top executives. Therefore, fliit provides a solution that offers full transparency and flexibility. fliit relies on a growing network of more than 200 carrier partners, allowing to fulfill deliveries all over Germany and selected locations in neighborung countries. Additionally, the company massively increases the transparency of logistics processes by ensuring seamless and digital documentation.
Development of fliit Clients such as MSG Frucht, L’Osteria, Rewe, Landgard, and Hello Fresh already use the service of fliit outperforming traditional solutions and has the potential to revolutionize food logistics.
With its Packangels and LOGSTA brands, the company offers the full range of fulfilment solutions covered from a single source: From classic fulfilment services for medium-sized to large D2C brands, omnichannel solutions and global transport services to a send-it-yourself solution for micro customers.
LOGSTA was founded in Wiener Neustadt in 2017 with the aim of being able to offer even the smallest companies professional and IT-supported e-commerce logistics. ANCLA was founded in Darmstadt in 2006 and offers direct-to-consumer companies the possibility of scalable logistics up to complex omnichannel solutions at its Wetzlar location. Together, the two companies have over 1,000 customers in 2022, more than 600 employees at 9 locations and handle over 4,000,000 shipments annually, with continued strong growth on the horizon.
retraced offers an all-in-one platform solution for supply chain traceability, transparency, and compliance management. Textile and fashion companies can successfully digitalize their – primarily global and complex – supply chains to comply with international and European regulations and manage all suppliers in one interface. Thereby, retraced becomes the operating system for a sustainable and compliant textile industry.