Göttingen Corporate Finance is a leading advisory firm for technology driven companies.
We provide M&A, fundraising and strategic advisory to
Our team combines in-depth investment banking knowledge, a passion for technology, entrepreneurial experience,
financial acumen and a keen sense for what
will count tomorrow.
Our clients are companies from various industries ranging in maturity from first product sales to double-digit million in revenues where a scalable business model meets a
fast growing market.
We deliver excellence in deal execution.
Our commitment is strong.
We get things done.
As trusted partner we accompany and support entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors on the pathway to exit.
In our core sectors we have established strong ties to relevant industry leaders globally.
We know how to execute a stringent and
We purely focus on buy and sell side transactions in the small to midcap segment.
In the past two decade GCF’s senior management has established access to financial and strategic investors
who share our passion about technology. Based on long-term relationships we have direct access to world’s
leading venture capital and private equity funds, corporate venture funds, strategic and private
We purely focus on equity investments.
As sparring partner to entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors we help to prepare companies for a transaction,
outline options and maximise value. We answer questions in regard to the transaction strategy, equity story,
acquirers rationals and the
value of your company.
We purely focus on strategic advisory in advance of a transaction.
Machine Learning & AI
Publishing & Media
Before founding GCF, Timo worked for 6 years with Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading European M&A firm. As Director he was responsible for cross-border M&A and fundraising transactions for European technology companies. Before, he was a member of the investment team at Glotec Ventures, a family office from Israel, with focus on cleantech and energy investments. From 2005 to 2007 Timo advised the Archon Group (real-estate arm of Goldman Sachs) on performing and non-performing real estate portfolios. At Golding Capital Partners, a global fund-of-fund private equity investor, Timo gained an excellent overview of the European private equity industry. He started his career in the financial industrie at the Insurance Group of Deutsche Bank.
He holds a M.Sc. degree in Bioengineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences and a Diploma in patent engineering from The FernUniversität in Hagen.
Timo is a passionate motorcyclist, shikari and globetrotter (#45).
Niladri has a strong track record in supporting buy and sell-side firms across property and industrial sectors. He is an expert in providing market intelligence, company valuations and transaction support to clients based in Europe and North America. Moreover, he founded Alchemy Research and Analytics, a market intelligence company based in India. Previously, Niladri established an offshore team to support the acquisition and asset management functions of a large UK-based real estate private equity firm with £1.5 bn AUM.
He graduated from the Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad) in India with an MBA majoring in Finance. He also has a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University.
Niladri is an avid Cricket fan and likes to travel in his free time.
Jan has over 5 years experience in M&A and 8 years as an Independent Financial Advisor advising his clients with a focus on investment funds and investment-based insurance solutions. Jan spent an exchange semester at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.
He graduated from the University of Göttingen with an MA in Economics and holds a Bachelor of Economics and English from the University of Göttingen.
Jan is a determined American Football player and enjoys broadening his horizon by travelling throughout the world.
Since 2012 Jonas has been a founder, entrepreneur and manager at numerous companies, specializing in company development and process design. He founded his first company at the age of 18. From 2016 to 2019 Jonas worked as operations and hotel manager at the disruptive and fully digitized hotel start-up BoxHotel.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Private University of Applied Science Göttingen.
Jonas likes to do sports and is a passionate American Football player.
Felix first gained fundamental experience in various German corporations and mid-sized companies before focusing on start-ups and the venture sector since 2019. At Wyra in Munich, the venture unit of Telefónica, he worked with some of the most interesting tech start-ups in Germany.
He holds a Master in Applied Business Innovation from University of Applied Sciences Munich.
His master thesis is about “Equity Funding in Early Stage Venture Finance.”
In his free time, Felix likes to recharge his batteries with a round of tennis or enjoying nature by road tripping, hiking or skiing.
Sean has been a Trainee and Working student at Göttingen Corporate Finance since 2019. Before that he completed a Trainee program as an Independent Financial Advisor.
He is currently enrolled at the University of Göttingen and is completing his double-degree Bachelor in Economics and Politics.
Sean is an enthusiastic Cyclist, Snowboarder and Golf player
who enjoys travelling the world and has found a new passion as a Bikepacker.
Benita joined Göttingen Corporate Finance in 2022. Ever since she is interested in technology start-ups and fundraising.
She is currently studying for her bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Göttingen.
Benita is a passionate Equestrian and always looking forward to the next ski season.
Global agtech companies collected over $3 bn across over 200 deals in Q1 2022. The war in Ukraine is a major driver for more investors to focus on the agtech and food sector. Among others, food security, data-driven productivity gains and environmentally friendly agricultural techniques are of interest.
The increasing need for digitization of insurance services, including simplification of the claims-related processes, is expected to accelerate the market growth of insurtech solutions. In our report we will present the latest trends & drivers , innovators and recent transactions in this space.
Göttingen Corporate Finance acts as the sole financial advisor to Passcreator on its successful 100% sale to Loop Insights.
Interview with our former client Staplerkönig on how to raise money in challenging times.
Dr. Helmut Fallmann, CEO of Fabasoft AG who acquired Xpublisher GmbH in 2019, about digital transformation, the impact of Corona and his plans to support entrepreneurship.
Göttingen Corporate Finance acts as sole financial advisor to Staplerkönig on its successful transaction with the Kramp Group.
The historically gradual rise in digital healthcare service got fast-tracked with COVID-19 outbreak. Statutory universal health coverage is among the policy drivers. Product development is increasingly marked by a compressed development schedule.
Affordability, low-carbon footprint and congestion-reduction are key factors in micro-mobility for both consumers and governments. Smartphone penetration, together with technology-enablers such as wireless charging and battery swapping play a major role in adoption.
Globally, the rise in incidence of frauds and the focus on user experience fuels the digital identity market. BFSI industry is the most important in deployment of such systems reflecting the digitalisation in financial services.
Distance education assumed top position in EdTech business after mobility restrictions were imposed in the aftermath of COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. A sustained growth is thus projected, to be led predominantly by the Mobile Learning segment.
Globally, rapid growth in document management software market is led by the financial and healthcare sectors. Europe and North America drive most of the growth prospects. System integration and cybersecurity could be the barriers to get around.
Demand for the government software and technology is across federal, state and local authorities to cater to rising levels of citizen engagement. Cloud-based software acquired a significant momentum, for its amenability to multiple systems as well as scalability.
Göttingen Corporate Finance acts as sole Financial advisor to Xpublisher on its successful sale of a 60% stake to Fabasoft AG.