It was again in 2019 that we reported on Visionaries Club, a brand new, Berlin-based, European VC specializing in B2B, based by Sebastian Pollok and Robert Lacher. On the time, Visionaries Membership had launched two new €40 million micro funds for seed and growth-stage B2B.
Pollok was beforehand a VC at e.ventures in San Francisco and in addition based Amorelie, which exited to Pro7Sat.1 Media Group. Lacher was beforehand a founding accomplice of La Famiglia, an early investor in FreightHub, Coya, Asana Insurgent, OnTruck and Personio.
Visionaries Membership has now introduced a second B2B-focused fund, with a brand new €150 million seed fund and €200 million early development fund. It’s to this point invested in corporations reminiscent of Personio, Miro, Choco, Xentral, TrueLayer, Vay, Taxdoo, Yokoy, Pigment, Leapsome and Gtmhub, alongside VCs reminiscent of Sequoia, Accel, Index, Lightspeed or Bessemer.
In a press release, Lacher mentioned: “We’re extraordinarily proud and humbled that greater than 20 of our founder LPs are founders now we have backed prior to now, that now reinvest their non-public cash into our funds reminiscent of Hanno Renner (Personio), Jenny Podewils (Leapsome), Daniel Khachab (Choco), Christian Reber (Pitch / Superlist) or the founders of Taxdoo and Insify.”
The fund primarily operates as a micro-VC fund, which suggests it could possibly lead, and co-lead, seed funding offers, co-investing alongside bigger, multistage VC funds in early growth-stage (Collection B) offers.
It’s additionally launching the Visionaries Membership science-driven, €50 million “Tomorrow Fund” to again science-driven startups on the pre-seed and seed stage.
Moreover, Sahar Meghani and Marton Sarkadi Nagy have been promoted to companions.
London-based Meghani will take a lead function in managing the brand new development fund, whereas Sarkadi Nagy will take a lead on the seed fund actions.
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