To read both full articles (in German) follow the links below:
"Deutsches Publikum scheut Wagnis": https://www.boersen-zeitung.de/index.php?li=1&artid=2016190059
"Ein "Blueprint für Europa"": https://www.boersen-zeitung.de/index.php?li=1&artid=2016190062
- September 30, 2016
Telekom Capital publishes first impressions of its office inauguration event in Hamburg’s HafenCity. A drone camera delivers videos of speakers Tim Höttges, Olaf Scholz and Vicente Vento, as well as guests and a 360° view of DTCP's global headquarters.
- September 27, 2016NS1 Receives $20m Series B Investment to Continue Rapid Growth and Innovation to Build a Smarter Internet
DTCP leads Series B Investment in NS1, and together with Two Sigma Ventures, joins existing investors to accelerate adoption of NS1’s next-generation application delivery platform. As part of the funding, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners’ Jack Young will join NS1’s board.
On 15 September 2016, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) formally inaugurated its global headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. Picture (from left to right): Tim Höttges, CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG, Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the City of Hamburg, Vicente Vento, Co-Founder and CEO of DTCP.
- July 26, 2016Reuters Interview - Vicente Vento on DTCP's investment approach, recent deals, and the future industry outlook
Reuters reports that Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm has sold two assets in the technology branch at returns of more than 100 percent. In a personal interview with CEO Vicente Vento, Reuters explores more details on DTCP's investment scope and strategy. DTCP is looking for disruptive and defendable business models such as cyber security, artificial intelligence, and SaaS. The company follows a strategic, structured approach to valuations; We do not go for "gut feeling", says Vento.
- July 26, 2016
Series A Adds Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder, Maverick Ventures to existing investors Sequoia Capital and Shlomo Kramer; Funding Driving Aggressive Product Expansion and Market Penetration.
With the new funding, the company will be expanding their research and development, sales and marketing positions to more effectively meet demand from customers and partners.
Christian Götz, Head of Technology, media, entertainment & telecoms at BDO explores how traditional telecoms companies can learn from the disruptive power of innovative technology startups.
He states that innovative collaboration projects like Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners may uncover the next rapid growth areas for the telecoms sector in the near future and that traditional telecoms need to invest into innovation, and learn from the disruptive power of Startups.
- May 5, 2016
Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Nexmo, Inc., a global leader in the Communications Platform as a Service ("CPaaS") segment of the Cloud Communications market, for $230 million in cash and stock. Nexmo is the world's second largest CPaaS company as measured by revenues. This acquisition accelerates Vonage's growth strategy, deepens the Company's technology capability and elevates its leadership position in Cloud Communications.
- April 4, 2016Jack Young Joins DTCP as Partner, Head of Venture Capital – Investment management group expands U.S. operations with new office on Sand Hill Road
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) today announced Jack Young has joined as the firm’s Partner in charge of global venture operations.
In his new role at DTCP, Young leads global venture investment with a team of investors covering Europe, U.S. and Israel. He will be directly sourcing and making investments in the U.S.
The Tel Aviv startup is developing technology to let audiences at home or directors in the studio see replays at any angle they want. It’s Intel’s third big Israeli acquisition in the last few years.
Just a week ago, the young sports company Replay Technologies announced it reeled in $13.5 million for what seems like the ultimate tech for the obsessive sports fan: Matrix-like instant replays from any angle.
When German communications giant Deutsche Telekom last year helped to launch a new investment firm, it opened an office in Menlo Park and put its former M&A chief in charge, Vicente Vento.
Vento's unit takes over the venture activity Deutsche Telekom had been doing since 1998 through T- Venture, but his new group is designed to be more independent.