Who we are
CommerzVentures backs early- and growth-stage companies in the financial services and insurance sectors, starting at Series A.
CommerzVentures was founded in 2014 as the corporate venture arm of Commerzbank AG with the bank being the only institutional investor in the first fund. In 2019 CoV Management GmbH became the independent manager of the CommerzVentures funds. Commerzbank remains the anchor investor in the second fund.
CommerzVentures invests in the very best startups in a given sector. We are an independent financial investor offering our portfolio companies access to key decision makers in financial services and insurance.
The initial investment size ranges from €2.5 million to €10 million. Being a Europe-first investor CommerzVentures also invest in Israel and the USA.
The management company is very fortunate to have a team that blends talent and experience. Collectively, our team has more than 50 years of international experience in venture capital and financial services.
Why you should work with CommerzVentures
As an independent venture capitalist, CommerzVentures works closely with its portfolio companies, focusing on value creation and sustained growth. Our approach and working style are defined by agility and commitment, complemented by extensive experience in our target markets. Our team acts swiftly and decisively.
You won’t find a single cookie-cutter CV among our team members at CoV Management GmbH; we proudly exhibit a bold mix of talents and backgrounds. But there’s one thing we do have in common: a real passion for what we do. FinTech, start-ups, razor-sharp innovation, and working with great entrepreneurs – these are the core drivers that guide us in our day-to-day business. Once you have managed to inspire us and we have agreed on a deal, your success becomes our number one priority. The way we see things, there’s just no other way to operate.