As the independent and return-oriented venture arm of TX Group, TX Ventures (website) has built a strong investment track record with investments such as Challenger bank neon, alternative investment platform Stableton, real estate price intelligence software Pricehubble and exits such as mortgage platform Moneypark.
In recent years, TX Ventures has become a leading FinTech investor in Switzerland and launched its first dedicated fund of CHF 100 million. The fund is structured as a limited partnership with TX Group as its sole investor.
TX Ventures laid the groundwork for the launch of its new FinTech fund by divesting non-core assets (e.g. through the sale of Olmero to Sterling Square / TA Associates), establishing a professional investment committee and clearly defining its investment mandate focused on financial returns.
TX Ventures‘ mandate to invest in financial technology startups (FinTech, InsurTech, Crypto) in Europe, with a preference for the DACH region, focuses on early-stage investments (seed to Series A) with initial amounts between CHF 0.5 and 5 million.
The team, consisting of Krzysztof Bialkowski, Jens Schleuniger, David Schnider, and Markus Rommel, has already built a strong portfolio of FinTechs based in Switzerland and is supported by experts in marketing, cybersecurity, technology, communications, legal and finance. TX Ventures believes the current market environment offers excellent investment opportunities despite economic headwinds. The team has a clear long-term goal to become one of the leading early-stage FinTech investors in Europe, a growing and significant market for FinTech.
The TX Ventures investment committee is led by Romy Schnelle, Partner at Hightech Gründerfonds (HTGF), and complemented by well-known Fintech founder Miriam Wohlfarth, Sandro Macchiacchini (COO of TX Group), Daniel Mönch (CSO of TX Group) and Olivier Rihs (board member SMG and JobCloud).