Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 8
  • Investments
  • 111
  • Portfolio
  • 61
  • Exits
  • 40

Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator General Information


Founded in 2013, Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator is a startup accelerator based Berlin, Germany. The firm partners with Plug and Play and runs 100-day acceleration programs. It seeks to make early stage investments and takes minority stakes in the technology, digital media, social media and software sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Axel-Springer-Straße 65
  • 10888 Berlin
  • Germany
+49 030 000000000

Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Investments (111)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
2trde 06-May-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000 17-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue
00000000 10-Sep-2018 000000000000 Social/Platform Software Startup
0000000 26-Apr-2018 00000 00000 Leisure Facilities Generating Revenue
00000000 05-Apr-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Elder and Disabled Care Generating Revenue 0ö00 0000000000
00000 01-Jan-2018 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000000 29-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Air Generating Revenue
000000000000 14-Sep-2017 000000000000 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
ChatChamp 12-Sep-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Dentolo 26-Jul-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Life and Health Insurance Product Development
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Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cadouu 24-Mar-2020 Out of Business
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000000000 27-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
00000000 18-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
0000000 16-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 00.000
Phizzard 01-Sep-2018 Out of Business
Incend 15-Aug-2018 Out of Business
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Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Team (9)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jörg Rheinboldt Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer 00 Berlin, Germany
Melanie Schroeder Managing Director Berlin, Germany
Daniel Dierkes Dealflow, Portfolio Management & Corporate Partner Berlin, Germany
Ekaterina Schneider Program & Operations Manager Berlin, Germany
Melanie Schröder Senior Investment Manager, Investments, Legal, Finance & Portfolio Management Berlin, Germany
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Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator Co-Investors (47)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Atlantic Labs 2 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Axel Springer Digital Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 Series chart Industry bar
Yabeo Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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