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360° of VENTURE CAPITAL


COOPERATIVA is all about Venture Capital. We invest (directly and indirectly) and advise founders and investors. We are an interdisciplinary team with HQ in Berlin managed by Co-Founders and Managing Partners Anja Arnold and Nikolas Samios. We enjoy strong links to the US-ecosystem also thanks to our Senior Partners Andreas von Blottnitz (Entrepreneur and Angel) and Jan Henric Buettner (founder BV Capital / e.ventures). 

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360° of VENTURE CAPITAL


COOPERATIVA is all about Venture Capital. We invest (directly and indirectly) and advise founders and investors. We are an interdisciplinary team with HQ in Berlin managed by Co-Founders and Managing Partners Anja Arnold and Nikolas Samios. We enjoy strong links to the US-ecosystem also thanks to our Senior Partners Andreas von Blottnitz (Entrepreneur and Angel) and Jan Henric Buettner (founder BV Capital / e.ventures). 

 
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TRANSACTION ADVISORY


Support in the foundation, funding and M&A for a small selection of growth-oriented founders, companies and their shareholders.

TRANSACTION ADVISORY


Support in the foundation, funding and M&A for a small selection of growth-oriented founders, companies and their shareholders.

COOPERATIVA supports a carefully selected circle of company founders along the company lifecycle - from the foundation and funding of the startup to its growth and exit. Based on our first-hand experience our partners gathered from participating in all kinds of funding/exit/M&A transactions, we become a temporary part of the team and provide a holistic view on funding options, timings and phasings, circumvent typical pitfalls and realize upsides for our clients.

After agreeing on a strategy, we can also cover the hands-on execution of the identified steps, ensuring consistent results, allowing the company founders to keep their focus on the business and not the funding process. 

 

 

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Frederic Westerberg

Serial Entrepreneur, Founder / Former CEO at TVSMILES

"Thanks to COOPERATIVA, we managed to close three rounds of financing with more than 15 angels, two VCs and a media group within a year. Everything had to happen parallel to building our product, rolling out, scaling sales and recruiting 30 employees. Without their pretty perfect advice and hands-on execution, going that fast would not have been possible."

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Cosmin Ene

Serial Entrepreneur, Founder / CEO at LaterPay

„I have been enjoying working with Anja, Nikolas and their team for more than 10 years now across multiple ventures. They are always spot-on, understand the entrepreneur’s view and share all ups and downs. Whoever needs pragmatic, loyal and efficient help in founding, funding and growing startup companies should better give them a ring first.“

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HANNES KLEIST

Founder / CEO Stanwood

„Finding the right partner to exit your business is seriously a tough call and nothing you do every other day. Based on a recommendation I went with
COOPERATIVA. They supported me diligently through the full process up to the successful deal and really optimised the outcome in many aspects. Couldn’t
be happier with the results!“

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INVESTOR SERVICES


State-of-the-art venture capital asset management solutions for senior business angels, institutional investors and corporates.

INVESTOR SERVICES


State-of-the-art venture capital asset management solutions for senior business angels, institutional investors and corporates.

COOPERATIVA supports business angels and private investors in all asset management tasks for their direct company and VC fund investments. Our „Venture Office“ is one of the leading structures in this field and can act as a temporary partner for single projects or as a long-term asset manager, reducing headaches and improving the ROI of our clients’ startup investments. 

Since the Venture Office has a strict and clear focus on direct company investments and VC funds, we do not compete with traditional wealth managers, family offices or private banking experts, but rather complement them with our deep sector experience, methodological excellence and comprehensive deal flow access.

 

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Jan Henric Buettner

Serial Entrepreneur, International Venture Capitalist & Business Angel

"Although I have been managing VC funds for 15 years now, I almost lost the fun of being a business angel due to the high number of my private investments and the associated detail work. COOPERATIVA's Venture Office does not only improve the quality of my private portfolio management, but also my personal quality of life."

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MARIUS MARSCHALL VON BIEBERSTEIN 

Entrepreneur & Business Angel

"Going solo as a business angel can be a bad idea: Who will challenge your investment decision, ask the tough questions when you are emotionally biased and work through all the cumbersome detail? Thanks to COOPERATIVA, you can have a full investment team at hand, whenever you need it."

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Prof. Dr. Kai Desinger

BAND "Angel of the Year", HTGF Investment Committee Chairman, Entrepreneurship Professor & Serial Entrepreneur

„A business angel often faces the problem that, for obvious reasons, one cannot be in two locations at the same time. Furthermore, you rarely have an objective sparring partner at hand. COOPERATIVA provides both solutions: They can represent me in negotiations, due diligence, board meetings and escalations, and I always get a positively sober assessment of the reasonable options. This enables me to make much better investment decisions."

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VC FUND INCEPTION


Inception, setup and (co-)management of venture capital funds, investment clubs and other venture investment formats.

VC FUND INCEPTION


Inception, setup and (co-)management of venture capital funds, investment clubs and other venture investment formats.

COOPERATIVA supports entrepreneurs, corporate customers, private investors, family offices and institutional investors in the conception, setup and operation of taylor-made investment programs in the venture capital asset class. Based on our experience from structuring and operating different kinds of venture capital funds and investment companies both listed and unlisted, we understand the venture capital fund life cycle end-to-end. Based on our platform, we can both incept custom funds in less time with reduced cost and better results and also co-found new funds together with leading domain experts, serial entrepreneurs and investors.