We are growth-helpers and men and women of action that invest with drive and focus. We are looking for cutting-edge, digital-driven ideas with disruptive potential and scalability!

In order to boost and accelerate your success we offer much more than an investment! Besides financial support you will receive both – a great level of entrepreneurial freedom as well as industry expertise coupled with the ability to add strategic value!

Our Investment Focus

We only invest in hand-picked ideas with a strategic fit.

Selected Investments

what3words is a really simple way to talk about location. We have divided the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and assigned each one a unique 3 word address. It means anyone can accurately find any location and share it more quickly, easily and with less ambiguity than any other system.

Ridecell is a Fleet IoT Automation platform provider to bring digital transformation to fleet-driven businesses and operations by combining data insights with digital vehicle control to turn manual processes into automated workflows.

Kepler is a Canada-based satellite telecommunications company that is setting up a satellite network in order to enable standardized real-time connectivity for any IoT device worldwide by developing their own satellites and providing an end-to-end solution.

Talixo is an integrated B2B ground transportation platform, enabling big corporates and organisations to book taxis and limousines in 750+ cities worldwide. Corporations, SMEs and travel agencies use Talixo to standardize their transfer policies and integrate it with the existing flight and hotel booking flows.

Teralytics offers the most advanced insights on human mobility. It is based on cutting edge data science, proprietary machine learning algorithms and deep technology. In addition it is capturing billions of signals every day from cell towers and other unique sources.

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Skyports is connecting the world through our skies by owning and operating infrastructure for urban aviation and managing end to end drone deliveries. Skyports is a first-mover in locating, building, owning and operating passenger and cargo vertiports at strategic locations within urban environments.

MonoLets is enabling a real-time item-level data pipeline for logistics and supply chain. To this end, Monolets is building the most power-efficient and scalable IoT system solution for fully active asset tracking.

Gideon Brothers develops AI-controlled robots for autonomous deployment with a proprietary vision and navigation software. The driverless transport systems use 3D-sensors and AI to avoid collisions and to calculate alternative routing.

InstaDeep develops and sells custom AI solutions to optimize and automate systems which involve complex decision-making processes. For the rail, logistics, electronics and pharmaceutical industries, InstaDeep takes a platform approach using ready-to-use products. The company was founded in London in 2014 and has additional locations in Tunis and Paris.

Brighter AI provides identity anonymization software for the compliant use of images and videos in applications powered by artificial intelligence. Its technology can benefit many of DB’s business units by enabling them for the first time to collect and analyze their video cameras data in compliance with data protection regulations (GDPR). 

MANIV is an Israeli venture capital fund, based in the USA and Israel, that invests exclusively in innovative, young startups in the mobility sector. In addition to financial aspects, the investment in MANIV focuses on a partnership that offers DB early contact with relevant start-ups in the mobility and transport sector.


Boris Kuehn
Boris KuehnManaging Director
Tatjana Winter
Tatjana WinterSenior Analyst Venture Development
Daniel PazSenior Investment Analyst
Oliver KirschniokManager Venture Development


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