We are Specialists
for the digital production of
online portals, mobile apps, online games
and their marketing

Portfolio with synergies

is not just a slogan for us, but we implement it specifically too. All our portfolio companies benefit from the mutual exchange of experiences and the supplementing business approaches.

Smart Money

is how we name our approach in which we incorporate active, entrepreneurial support plus financial investment to strengthen the joint success.

We invest

in international firms that have specialized in the areas of affiliate networks, traffic generation, games, dating and software bundling/downloads as well as in mobile entertainment.

We are looking for

young, up-and-coming e-commerce companies that have been active for at least one year and can already prove initial success. We are furthermore looking for new team members who want to become a part of our success story and accompany our growth.

Concept

We are searching for all kinds of e-commerce companies

The important elements of our operation are not only financial ones. We also apply our long experience in the successful development of various Internet companies. We supplement the skills of our portfolio companies with our personal know-how and the resources of our group of companies.

  • Online Marketing
  • KPI analysis and benchmark
  • Advice on how to select and use billing and payment providers
  • Joint press and trade fair activities
  • Utilization of our resources, such as bookkeeping, HR, office space
  • Assistance in the set-up of user support

Career

We are always looking for motivated employees who are hungry for success in various European locations, both for iVentureGroupe and for our associate companies.


Our talented and motivated team constitutes the foundation for our success – and because we are always setting new objectives and facing new challenges, we are looking for new team members.

„We are looking for ambitious and inspired entrepreneurs and teams“

News & Events

Find here our latest news and events:

TrafficPartner sponsors PerformanceMarketingInsights 2015 in Berlin!

15.6.2015 We are happy to support this relatively new format and look forward to many new and exciting contact...

TrafficPartner sponsors PerformanceMarketingInsights 2015 in Berlin!

We are happy to support this relatively new format and look forward to many new and exciting contacts! If you have traffic and want to monetize it, meet our team Daniel Bosch, Simon Stock and Bruna Miguel @ booth #47 or arrange for a time slot in advance. (Feel free to contact us at pr@trafficpartner.com)

As for desktop traffic this is what we are looking for:

  • Verticals: Dating, Casual Dating
  • Geos: Europe (particularly the German-speaking countries & Scandinavia), US & Australia
  • Payout Model: CPL, CPM, CPC, RevShare

We do NOT sell desktop traffic!

And for mobile traffic we have these requirements:

  • Verticals: 3G/4G Traffic video-on-demand-products (carrier-billing)
  • Geos: Europe, Latin America, (non US)
  • Payout Model: CPC, CPM, RevShare, CPA, CPI

For mobile we are also happy to sell traffic:

  • Verticals: 3G/4G Traffic and Wifi traffic
  • Geos: worldwide
  • Payout Model: CPA, RevShare, CPI

To learn more about the event please follow this link:

https://www.performancemarketinginsights.com/15/europe/exhibitors/

DatingCafe.de & DigitalPerformance join forces!

7.5.2015 This means even more variety for our business partners!...

DatingCafe.de & DigitalPerformance join forces!

This means even more variety for our business partners!

Arcade MOBA Heroes of SoulCraft

8.4.2015 Indie Developer MobileBits turns to “In-App-Kickstarter” to fund development of Arcade MOBA Hero...

Arcade MOBA Heroes of SoulCraft

Indie Developer MobileBits turns to “In-App-Kickstarter” to fund development of Arcade MOBA Heroes of SoulCraft and gives out voting rights as rewards.

“As most indie developers we are at a constant struggle to generate enough revenue to keep the team together”, says Karsten Wysk, CEO of MobileBits. “The previous games SoulCraft 1 & 2 have gathered over 10 million downloads but in todays free2play market having lots of users does not guarantee having lots of revenue as well.... Download complete Press release (PDF)

Revolutionary Arcade MOBA Heroes of SoulCraft launches worldwide

26.3.2015 Play 5 or 15 minute matches cross-platform touch vs. mouse vs. gamepad Download complete Press relea...

Revolutionary Arcade MOBA Heroes of SoulCraft launches worldwide

Play 5 or 15 minute matches cross-platform touch vs. mouse vs. gamepad Download complete Press release (PDF)

WSJ: Kamcord, the Twitch of Mobile Gaming, Records Large User Growth

13.3.2015 Kamcord, an iVentureCapital portfolio company is featured in the Wall Street Journal as one of the u...

WSJ: Kamcord, the Twitch of Mobile Gaming, Records Large User Growth

Kamcord, an iVentureCapital portfolio company is featured in the Wall Street Journal as one of the up-and-coming companies in the mobile space. More here: http://blogs.wsj.com/

iVentureCapital GmbH acquires Dating Cafe

21.11.2014 As of November 1st Björn Walter and Marco Bollow will jointly lead the online dating platform Datin...

iVentureCapital GmbH acquires Dating Cafe

As of November 1st Björn Walter and Marco Bollow will jointly lead the online dating platform Dating Cafe.

Hamburg, 21st of November 2014: The first-ever German online dating platform, DatingCafe.de has a new owner. Hamburg-based iVentureCapital GmbH has acquired the online dating platform, which was already founded in 1998, from meinestadt.de GmbH, which in turn had acquired DatingCafe.de in 2008.

Growth of memberships with consistent high service level

The new proprietor will continue business operations with the existing team and emphasizes interest in further growth in volume and brand awareness. The duo at the helm consists of Björn Walter who has successfully lead Dating Cafe since 2010 as CEO and online dating expert Marco Bollow. Walter will spearhead operational business whilst Bollow will address strategic issues, marketing and investor relations. In the market, Dating Cafe offers a unique mixture of a strong brand, a convincing product and most importantly active users. “We intend to make use of this potential” underlines the new CEO Marco Bollow, and CEO Björn Walter adds: “I am looking forward to further develop Dating Cafe together with the new ownership and Marco and thus make many more people happy on their way to find the right partner.”

About Dating Cafe

Dating Cafe is an offer by „Dating Café“ Online GmbH situated in Hamburg and one of the leading German online dating platforms with more than 1,5 million members. The award-winning online dating platform is the market leader for single-trips, -parties and –events. The online dating platform Dating Cafe distinguishes itself via customer friendly terms & conditions, great service, handpicked profiles and a sophisticated interaction in-between its clientele. Dating Cafe addresses customers who have matured past their teenage days. www.datingcafe.de

iVentureCapital GmbH acquires Dating Cafe

21.11.2014 As of November 1st Björn Walter and Marco Bollow will jointly lead the online dating platform Datin...

iVentureCapital GmbH acquires Dating Cafe

As of November 1st Björn Walter and Marco Bollow will jointly lead the online dating platform Dating Cafe.

Hamburg, 21st of November 2014: The first-ever German online dating platform, DatingCafe.de has a new owner. Hamburg-based iVentureCapital GmbH has acquired the online dating platform, which was already founded in 1998, from meinestadt.de GmbH, which in turn had acquired DatingCafe.de in 2008.

Growth of memberships with consistent high service level

The new proprietor will continue business operations with the existing team and emphasizes interest in further growth in volume and brand awareness. The duo at the helm consists of Björn Walter who has successfully lead Dating Cafe since 2010 as CEO and online dating expert Marco Bollow. Walter will spearhead operational business whilst Bollow will address strategic issues, marketing and investor relations. In the market, Dating Cafe offers a unique mixture of a strong brand, a convincing product and most importantly active users. “We intend to make use of this potential” underlines the new CEO Marco Bollow, and CEO Björn Walter adds: “I am looking forward to further develop Dating Cafe together with the new ownership and Marco and thus make many more people happy on their way to find the right partner.”

About Dating Cafe

Dating Cafe is an offer by „Dating Café“ Online GmbH situated in Hamburg and one of the leading German online dating platforms with more than 1,5 million members. The award-winning online dating platform is the market leader for single-trips, -parties and –events. The online dating platform Dating Cafe distinguishes itself via customer friendly terms & conditions, great service, handpicked profiles and a sophisticated interaction in-between its clientele. Dating Cafe addresses customers who have matured past their teenage days. www.datingcafe.de

iVentureCapital at the Quo Vadis

18.4.2014 Quo Vadis 2013 will take place in Berlin from April 23rd to April 25th. This is not only an excellen...

iVentureCapital at the Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis 2013 will take place in Berlin from April 23rd to April 25th. This is not only an excellent opportunity to network, but also to stay up to date in the games industry’s latest developments.

Michael Reul, CEO at iVentureCapital, will participate as a speaker at the Quo Vadis. His presentation titled “Seeking funding for your games company – Get insights how to handle an investor to get the best out of it!” will provide valuable information about the process of seeking funding from the VC’s point of view. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with Michael Reul for the event, please click here to send him a message. See you in Berlin!

GDC 2013 – Meet iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain

20.3.2013 iVentureCapital will attend the GDC in San Francisco again – this time accompanied by our portfoli...

GDC 2013 – Meet iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain

iVentureCapital will attend the GDC in San Francisco again – this time accompanied by our portfolio company TrafficCaptain, the premium games performance network.

From March 27th to 29th, you can meet us at the German Pavillion (booth #1614) and let’s network, exchange information and discuss how TrafficCaptain can help you to generate high quality users! To schedule a meeting, please click here, or just drop by our booth at the event. For further information, please visit www.iventurecapital.com and www.trafficcaptain.com. See you in the Golden State!

TrafficCaptain at the CeBIT

5.3.2013 Today, CeBIT 2013 has opened its gates in Hanover. Meet TrafficCaptain at one of the most famous tra...

TrafficCaptain at the CeBIT

Today, CeBIT 2013 has opened its gates in Hanover. Meet TrafficCaptain at one of the most famous trade fairs of the digital IT industry!

Today, CeBIT 2013 has opened its gates in Hanover. Meet TrafficCaptain at one of the most famous trade fairs of the digital IT industry!

As a premium games performance network for the European and Northern American market, TrafficCaptain is constantly looking for new business contacts within the industry. Additionally, CeBIT is ideal to stay up to date and find out more about the latest trends. Please click here to schedule a meeting with Maximilian Beer, Account Manager at TrafficCaptain, alongside the event. For more details about TrafficCaptain, please refer to www.trafficcaptain.com.

Casual Connect Europe 2013

4.2.2013 On February 12-14th 2013, the Casual Connect Europe will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg. ...

Casual Connect Europe 2013

On February 12-14th 2013, the Casual Connect Europe will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg. This year, more than 1600 attendees from the whole games industry are expected.

Next week, on February 12-14th 2013, the Casual Connect Europe will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg. This year, more than 1600 attendees from the whole games industry are expected.

You can meet iVentureCapital and our Portfolio Company TrafficCaptain, the Games Performance Network, at booth #14, bronze area. We are looking forward to many interesting meetings and new business contacts. We’ll have a booth party after 4:30 pm on each event day. So join us for a beer and let’s network at one of the most exciting game events. If you would like to schedule a meeting with the iVentureCapital or TrafficCaptain team at the Casual Connect, please click here to send us a message. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Game Monetization USA 2012

28.11.2012 The Game Monetization USA Conference and Expo will take place in San Francisco on the 5th and 6st of...

Game Monetization USA 2012

The Game Monetization USA Conference and Expo will take place in San Francisco on the 5th and 6st of December 2012. It provides both interesting presentations around the key topic game monetization and the opportunity to network in discussion panels and receptions.

The Game Monetization USA Conference & Expo will take place in San Francisco on the 5th and 6st of December 2012. It provides both interesting presentations around the key topic game monetization and the opportunity to network in discussion panels and receptions.

More than 150 game monetization executives are expected at the event to receive valuable input and make new contacts within the games industry. As an investment company focusing on online games, iVentureCapital is keenly interested in all the different aspects a game company’s success depends on. Michael Reul, iVentureCapital’s CEO, will attend the Game Monetization USA to stay up to date about the latest changes in game monetization and to expand his network. Our portfolio companies will benefit from any additional know-how we will obtain, as iVentureCapital supports each investment with our expertise and our excellent connections within the industry. Please find more information at www.iventurecapital.com/en/vorteile.php. Please click here to schedule a meeting with Michael Reul at the event.

TrafficCaptain at the GO! German Online Marketing

13.11.2012 Let's talk about how we can market your game campaigns in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and ...

TrafficCaptain at the GO! German Online Marketing

Let's talk about how we can market your game campaigns in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and in the USA. Please find more details about us at www.trafficcaptain.com. To schedule a meeting, please contact us via info@trafficcapitan.com or +49-(0)40-23706-800 or click here to send us a message. We are looking forward to a personal meeting! Team TraficCaptain

iPoTs Team Event November 2012

12.11.2012 Topics: Christmas Events, Community ManagementIn November, our portfolio companies will come togethe...

iPoTs Team Event November 2012

Topics: Christmas Events, Community Management

In November, our portfolio companies will come together again for our iPoTs Workshop & Dinner. Our meeting will take place on the 13th of November in Hamburg.

In the light of the coming Christmas Season, the topic “Christmas Events” will be on the agenda. The portfolio companies will exchange information about their plans for integrating Advent and the Holidays into their game concepts. Particularly the game developers among our portfolio consider extensive Christmas promotions an important part of their year’s planning. At the iPoTs Workshop, they will present their plans and work out ways to improve their concept in cooperation with the other portfolio members. Another topic for the workshop is community management. The iPoTs will be able to take a closer look at their experience and plans regarding development, management and maintenance of communities and to take home new ideas and suggestions. As usual, the iPoTs Meeting in Hamburg will end with an enjoyable dinner. We are looking forward to an active and fruitful discussion in a pleasant atmosphere.

iVentureCapital at the Making Games Talents

30.10.2012 On the 3rd and 4th of November 2012 the Making Games Talents, Germany’s most successful talent fai...

iVentureCapital at the Making Games Talents

On the 3rd and 4th of November 2012 the Making Games Talents, Germany’s most successful talent fair within the games industry will take place in Hamburg. This year, iVentureCapital and the portfolio companies Farbflut Entertainment and TrafficCaptain will be among the exhibitors, looking for new colleagues for their constantly growing teams.

On the 3rd and 4th of November 2012 the Making Games Talents, Germany’s most successful talent fair within the games industry will take place in Hamburg. This year, iVentureCapital and the portfolio companies Farbflut Entertainment and TrafficCaptain will be among the exhibitors, looking for new colleagues for their constantly growing teams.

Farbflut Entertainment is one of Europe’s leading companies within the sector of browser and online games development and publishing. Their browser games Bumrise.com and Knastvoegel.com are extremely successful. Currently, Farbflut Entertainment offers jobs for JAVA developers, Python developers, JavaScript developers, Node.JS developers, 3D artists, HTML5 developers, frontend developers, game designer, community manager and QA manager. The performance games network TrafficCaptain, focusing on Western Europe and North America, is looking for employees for the following positions: affiliate sales manager, technical account manager, PHP-developer, business game analyst and JAVA developer. Take this opportunity and find out more about your options with us. We offer you interesting jobs within creative teams and an excellent working atmosphere. Applications can be sent to jobs@iventurecapital.com. We are looking forward to meeting you!

"Gamecity Treff" at the Reeperbahn

17.9.2012 On September 20th, the next „Gamecity Treff“ (gamecity meeting) will take place, and this time, ...

"Gamecity Treff" at the Reeperbahn

On September 20th, the next „Gamecity Treff“ (gamecity meeting) will take place, and this time, the location will be quite unusual. As the Reeperbahn Festival, Germany’s largest club festival, will take place on September 20th as well, the “Gamecity Treff” will be hosted at the “Platzhirsch” (Hans Albers Place) at Hamburg’s Reeperbahn.

iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain will be present again and take this exceptional opportunity, as the extensive Reeperbahn Festival program offers options for networking and exchanging knowledge within the whole entertainment industry. We are looking forward to many new contacts and interesting conversation.

iPoTs Team Event

11.9.2012 We are looking forward to welcoming our portfolio team on September 18th 2012 to the third iPoTs mee...

iPoTs Team Event

We are looking forward to welcoming our portfolio team on September 18th 2012 to the third iPoTs meeting.

As usual, we would like to take the opportunity to exchange our experiences and to make suggestions to each other. This meeting will focus on the topic “monetization”. After the meeting, we will finish the evening in a relaxed atmosphere at our team-dinner. We are looking forward to a productive and stimulating exchange of knowledge.

iPoTs Team Events

27.8.2012 The next iPoTs Team Event will take place tomorrow, August 28th.Our steadily growing team of our por...

iPoTs Team Events

The next iPoTs Team Event will take place tomorrow, August 28th.

Our steadily growing team of our portfolio will meet in Hamburg to exchange experiences about the development, publishing and monetization of games. Afterwards we will have dinner and drinks to get to know each other and to have fun. The iPot (iVentureCapital Portfolio Team) meets regularly to discuss current topics and to keep each other up to date. We are looking forward to a fruitful exchange and lots of fun!

iVentureCapital at the „GameCity Sommertreff“

18.7.2012 If you will attend as well, let’s take the opportunity to network! Please click here to send us a ...

iVentureCapital at the „GameCity Sommertreff“

If you will attend as well, let’s take the opportunity to network! Please click here to send us a message. We are looking forward to a personal meeting. If you will attend as well, let’s take the opportunity to network! Please click here to send us a message. We are looking forward to a personal meeting.

iVentureCapital at the GameHorizon 2012

21.6.2012 iVentureCapital will attend the GameHorizon Conference on June 27th and 28th 2012. There are still t...

iVentureCapital at the GameHorizon 2012

iVentureCapital will attend the GameHorizon Conference on June 27th and 28th 2012. There are still time slots for personal meetings available!

As an investor of venture capital, we are particularly interested in meeting developers of multiplatform and free-to-play/premium games at the GameHorizon in Newcastle/Gateshead. Please click here to contact Mr. Wolfgang Stindl, our International Business Development Manager, who will also your contact at the event. We are looking forward to meeting you in person.

iPoTs Team Event Januar 2012

28.1.2012 ...

iPoTs Team Event Januar 2012

TrafficPartner shows up in strength at DMEXCO!

19.8.2015 TrafficPartner and its member companies will participate at the DMEXCO 2015 in Cologne on the 16th an...

TrafficPartner shows up in strength at DMEXCO!

TrafficPartner and its member companies will participate at the DMEXCO 2015 in Cologne on the 16th and 17th of September.

TrafficPartner is the business unit that assists you to get in touch with the agile, self-motivated and autonomous companies of iVentureGroup. Focused on monetizing desktop and mobile traffic for a large variety of verticals such as entertainment, dating & casual dating, games, software downloads & bundling (antivirus, travel guides, privacy protection, utilities, etc.) TrafficPartner enables you to attain to a new level of monetization! There is no region too exotic, no volume too high for TrafficPartner to monetize!

With an experience of more than 15 years in the affiliate industry, more than 350 employees and offices both in Europe and the Americas TrafficPartner underlines its global reach.

Meet the team at booth C026 in Hall 6 to learn how they can help you to realize your traffic’s full money-making potential.

To schedule a meeting please contact our team at sales@trafficpartner.com or fill out our contact form at http://www.trafficpartner.com/index.php/join/ so that the conversation has even a head-start. ;-)

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TrafficPartner continues its World-Tour 2015!

2.8.2015 Next stop-over is the Big Apple! Meet us at the Affiliate Summit East 2015 @ Marriott Marquis from th...

TrafficPartner continues its World-Tour 2015!

Next stop-over is the Big Apple!

Meet us at the Affiliate Summit East 2015 @ Marriott Marquis from the 2nd to the 4th of August in New York. We know how to monetize your traffic! You’ll find us at the Meet Market Booth #933 and otherwise we are available for scheduled meetings during the time of the event. Feel free to reach out to us at pr@trafficpartner.com .

TrafficPartner pickings AdTech 2015

3.6.2015 This year TrafficPartner attended @ AdTech in San Francisco for the very first time. With Michael Reu...

TrafficPartner pickings AdTech 2015

This year TrafficPartner attended @ AdTech in San Francisco for the very first time. With Michael Reul, CEO @ TrafficPartner heading the event team two days of intensive and inspirational networking took place which resulted in more than 140 contacts! Needless to say that many new campaigns are currently being set up.

The event format was so productive that TrafficPartner decided to participate also in the upcoming AdTech events in both Tokyo and Singapore.

Erasmus University, Rotterdam

20.2.2015 Michael Reul, CEO at iVentureCapital will present a guest-lecture this Friday, the 20th of February a...

Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Michael Reul, CEO at iVentureCapital will present a guest-lecture this Friday, the 20th of February at the prestigious Erasmus University in Rotterdam. The lecture will focus on the implementation of bonus systems in organizational structures.

Dmexco 2014

28.8.2014 TrafficPartner will participate at the DMEXCO 2014 (location: Hall 6.1 | E039a) in Cologne on the 10t...

Dmexco 2014

TrafficPartner will participate at the DMEXCO 2014 (location: Hall 6.1 | E039a) in Cologne on the 10th to 11th of September. TrafficPartner is the coordinating business unit that helps you to get in touch with the agile, self-motivated and autonomous companies of iVentureCapital group. TrafficPartner is focused on monetizing desktop and mobile traffic for a large variety of verticals such as entertainment, dating & casual dating, games (both free2play & pay per install), software downloads & bundling (antivirus, travel guides, privacy protection, utilities, etc.) amongst others.

With an experience of more than 15 years in the affiliate industry, more than 350 employees and offices both in Europe and the Americas TrafficPartner underlines its global reach enables you to attain to a new level of monetization! There is no region too exotic, no volume too high for TrafficPartner to monetize! To arrange for a personal meeting get in touch with the team at sales@trafficpartner.com.

iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain Showcased at “gamescom”

5.8.2013 Germany’s leading venture capital provider for the games industry and the Games Performance Network...

iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain Showcased at “gamescom”

Germany’s leading venture capital provider for the games industry and the Games Performance Network at the show to expand its Pe…

Meet iVentureCapital at the Festival of Games

22.4.2013 See you in Utrecht!The Festival of Games 2013 will take place from April 23rd to April 25th, this tim...

Meet iVentureCapital at the Festival of Games

See you in Utrecht!

The Festival of Games 2013 will take place from April 23rd to April 25th, this time not in Utrecht but in Amsterdam. This year, iVentureCapital was asked to participate on the investors’ panel.

Wolfgang Stindl, International Business Development Director at iVentureCapital, will attend the event. We look forward to networking, new input, insights and interesting business contacts.

Hamburg Games Conference and Active Lounge

14.3.2013 March 14th is going to be an exhiting day for the games industry. Hamburg, one of Europe’s big cent...

Hamburg Games Conference and Active Lounge

March 14th is going to be an exhiting day for the games industry. Hamburg, one of Europe’s big centers for online gaming and media, will be hosting two very famous events:

Hamburg Games Conference in the afternoon followed by Gamecity:Hamburg Treff - sponsored by TrafficCaptain, the Games Performance Network and portfolio company of iVentureCapital. Both TrafficCaptain and Farbflut Entertainment will be there - looking for good talents and business partners! The Active Lounge for affiliate marketers will take place on the same evening, and TrafficCaptain representatives will attend as well for networking with affiliate partners and information exchange. We look forward to new business contacts from Hamburg and beyond!

TrafficCaptain auf der Affiliate NetworkxX 2013!

25.12.2013 Regelmäßig kommen über 800 Affiliate Experten zur Affiliate NetworkxX nach München. Da sich diese...

TrafficCaptain auf der Affiliate NetworkxX 2013!

Regelmäßig kommen über 800 Affiliate Experten zur Affiliate NetworkxX nach München. Da sich dieses Event vollständig auf Affiliates konzentriert, wird sich TrafficCaptain diese Gelegenheit zum Networken in der Branche nicht entgehen lassen.

Regelmäßig kommen über 800 Affiliate Experten zur Affiliate NetworkxX nach München. Da sich dieses Event vollständig auf Affiliates konzentriert, wird sich TrafficCaptain am 28. Februar diese Gelegenheit zum Networken in der Branche nicht entgehen lassen.

TrafficCaptain, the premium games performance network that specializes in online and mobile games, supports affiliates in generating more revenue with online and mobile traffic. The Affiliate NetworkxX is famous for always being up to date when it comes to the latest affiliate trends. If that’s what you are interested in as well, please click here to schedule a meeting with Sven Hezel (Network Director) and Maximilian Beer (Account Manager). See you in Munich!

iVentureCapital at the D.I.C.E Summit

29.1.2013 One of the most famous events for interactive entertainment will take place from the 5th to the 8th o...

iVentureCapital at the D.I.C.E Summit

One of the most famous events for interactive entertainment will take place from the 5th to the 8th of February. Representatives of the whole industry will get together at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.

If you’ll attend as well, meet Michael Reul, iVentureCapital’s CEO, at the D.I.C.E Summit in Las Vegas. As iVentureCapital is an investor focusing on the online- and mobile games industry, the D.I.C.E Summit offers extremely valuable opportunities to network and to stay up to date by attending the numerous outstanding presentations. Please click here to schedule a meeting with Michael Reul at the event.

Meet TrafficCaptain, specialist for performance-based game distribution and SEM-consulting, at the Affiliate Summit West.

7.1.2012 Affiliate Summit West 2013 will take place from January 13th to 15th 2013 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas...

Meet TrafficCaptain, specialist for performance-based game distribution and SEM-consulting, at the Affiliate Summit West.

Affiliate Summit West 2013 will take place from January 13th to 15th 2013 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

If you were lucky to get tickets before the event was sold out, meet TrafficCaptain at table #58. Please don't hesitate to contact Sven Hezel (Network Director) at sh@trafficcaptain.com to schedule a personal meeting in advance. For further details about TrafficCaptain, please click here and find information for advertiser and publisher. We are looking forward to meeting you at the event! Team TrafficCaptain

GameConnection Europe 2012 – See you in Paris!

22.11.2012 On November 28th – 30th, iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain will attend the GameConnection at Paris...

GameConnection Europe 2012 – See you in Paris!

On November 28th – 30th, iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain will attend the GameConnection at Paris Expo - Porte de Versaille.

About 1,000 companies are expected at the event and we will take this excellent opportunity to network. To schedule a personal meeting, please click here and contact Wolfgang Stindl with regards to both iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain. We are looking forward to new contacts and interesting meetings.

iVentureCapital at the Social Gaming Summit in London

9.11.2012 Wolfgang Stindl, Business Development Director at iVentureCapital GmbH, will participate in the panel...

iVentureCapital at the Social Gaming Summit in London

Wolfgang Stindl, Business Development Director at iVentureCapital GmbH, will participate in the panel on “Multiplatform Games: Designing for the Future” on Thursday, the 15th of November at the Social Gaming Summit in London.

In this highly informative panel discussion, all elements of designing for multiplatforms will be touched and what challenges the next generation of casual games will encounter, whether it's entire genres or minor elements like UI. The panelists will also look at some examples of failures and successes in moving between platforms and launching on multiplatforms. More information about the event at http://www.mediabistro.com/socialgamingsummit/

iVentureCapital at Swedish Game Conference

25.9.2012 Swedish Game Conference will be held at GothiaScience Park in Skövde on 3rd – 5th October 2012. Th...

iVentureCapital at Swedish Game Conference

Swedish Game Conference will be held at GothiaScience Park in Skövde on 3rd – 5th October 2012. This year, Wolfgang Stindl, our Business Development Director, has been invited to participate as a speaker.

Gothia Science Park will host the conference, but main parts of it will take place in the rooms of the neighboring University of Skövde. About 300 participants are expected. Game Developers, Publishers, students and teachers from Swedish game development schools, business partners from the games industry such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Crytek as well as Gothia Science Park stakeholders will be among the audience. If you would like to contact Wolfgang Stindl and arrange a meeting alongside the event in Skövde, please click here to send him a message.

TrafficCaptain at the NetworxX in Munich!

20.9.2012 If you were lucky to get tickets, meet us at the Affiliate NetworxX in Munich on September 27th.Traff...

TrafficCaptain at the NetworxX in Munich!

If you were lucky to get tickets, meet us at the Affiliate NetworxX in Munich on September 27th.

TrafficCaptain will be represented by Sven Hezel (Network Director). If you are interested in meeting him, please click here to contact him. We are looking forward to seeing you! Team TraficCaptain

Meet us at the LOGIN Conference

19.9.2012 On September 26th and 27th, more than 500 representatives of the games industry will get together at ...

Meet us at the LOGIN Conference

On September 26th and 27th, more than 500 representatives of the games industry will get together at the LOGIN Conference 2012 in San Francisco. Developers, venture capitalists, game designers and publishers will be among the participants, and iVentureCapital won’t be missing.

Michael Reul, Senior Partner at iVentureCapital, will attend the event to network and exchange experiences within the industy. Please click here to contact him and schedule a personal meeting alongside the event.

Venture Lounge „Internet, Media and Games“ in Berlin

31.8.2012 Venture Lounge „Internet, Media and Games“ in Berlin...

Venture Lounge „Internet, Media and Games“ in Berlin

Venture Lounge „Internet, Media and Games“ in Berlin

TrafficCaptain at the Dmexco

29.8.2012 TrafficCaptain will attend the Dmexco in Cologne on September 12th and 13th 2012 to meet Publishers a...

TrafficCaptain at the Dmexco

TrafficCaptain will attend the Dmexco in Cologne on September 12th and 13th 2012 to meet Publishers and Advertisers.

We are looking forward to discussing strategies and to meeting new partners. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us via info@trafficcaptain.com or by phone at +49-(0)40-23706-800 or, alternatively, click here to send a message to Sven Hezel (Network Director) and Matthias Zemlin (Senior Sales Manager).

Mobile Game Arch Workshop on Mobile Monday in Helsinki

22.8.2012 Next week, on August 27th 2012, Wolfgang Stindl, our International Business Development Director, wil...

Mobile Game Arch Workshop on Mobile Monday in Helsinki

Next week, on August 27th 2012, Wolfgang Stindl, our International Business Development Director, will participate in the Mobile Game Arch Workshop in the Aalto Design Factory, Betonimiehenkuja 5C, Espoo, in Helsinki, Finland.

Core topics will be the massive rise of mobile gaming and the resulting increase in possible investments within this sector. The Mobile Game Arch Workshop includes a session on the topic “Investing in Mobile Games” which starts at 15:30. Our International Business Development Director Wolfgang Stindl will act as a panelist, representing iVentureCapital as an investor in the online and mobile games sector. For further information please visit: http://www.mobilegamearch.eu/events/ If you would like to take the opportunity of the workshop to meet Wolfgang Stindl click here to contact him.

First-Time Appearance of iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain at gamescom

7.8.2012 From August 15 to 19, the international games industry congregates at the gamescom trade show in Colo...

First-Time Appearance of iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain at gamescom

From August 15 to 19, the international games industry congregates at the gamescom trade show in Cologne. Participating for the first time are the investors of Hamburg-based venture capital firm iVentureCapital (www.iventurecapital.com). With equity holdings in MobileBits (www.mobilebits.de), Farbflut Entertainment (www.farbflut.de) and Infernum (www.infernum.com), the company has made significant games industry investments in 2012. Moreover, iVentureCapital established the advertising network, TrafficCaptain (www.trafficcaptain.com), which specializes in performance-based campaigns for mobile and online games. Both companies will be presenting themselves at gamescom 2012 at the joint gamecity:Hamburg booth in Hall 4.2, M 030. Meetings can be arranged by writing to info@iventurecapital.com.

Michael Reul “Appearing at gamescom is mandatory for iVentureCapital. We see ourselves as a strategic games industry investor who can support start-ups not only through financing, but also by contributing entrepreneurial expertise and know-how in marketing, monetization and traffic generation,” Michael Reul, co-founder and Senior Partner of iVentureCapital, remarks on the company’s presence in Cologne. “gamescom is a prime opportunity for us to gather specific information on the market trends, such as free-to-play mobile games, as well as emerging technologies, and we look forward to discussing additional potential investments.” iVentureCapital is seeking developers of mobile or browser games, game portals, as well as affiliate and ad programs, for further investments. The company focuses on start-ups that have been in business for at least 12 months and have begun to establish a successful track record. To continue the expansion of its own ‘Games Performance Network’, TrafficCaptain is interested in forming new alliances and partnerships with game publishers and advertisers. iVentureCapital and TrafficCaptain representatives will be available for personal meetings and to provide further details, and they extend a cordial invitation to gamescom visitors to join them for the booth party on Wednesday, August 15, starting at 5 p.m. in Hall 4.2, M 030. Please write to info@iVentureCapital.com to schedule a personal meeting. About iVentureCapital GmbH iVentureCapital GmbH invests early stage capital and later stage capital in innovative game developers (mobile, browser), game portals, providers of technology and affiliate programs. Apart from the headquarters in Hamburg (Germany), there are offices in Vienna (Austria) and Miami (USA). iVentureCapital considers itself a mid- to long-term investor. Apart from exits, dividend-oriented investments are also expressly desired. iVentureCaptial focuses on start-ups which have been in business for at least 12 months. They should be able to present first achievements. Please find more information on www.iventurecapital.com. About TrafficCaptain GmbH TrafficCaptain GmbH was established as a ‘Games Performance Network’ by iVentureCapital. iVentureCapital contributes its unmatched expertise in the generation of qualified traffic for online and mobile content to this online advertising network. TrafficCaptain offers performance-based campaigns for mobile, social, MMO, strategy and online games optimized for high eCPMs. TrafficCaptain campaigns are international, with a focus on Western Europe (Germany, France, Spain, et al.) and North America (USA and Canada). Advertisers and publishers will find detailed information about TrafficCaptain on www.trafficcaptain.com.

Will you attend the GamesCom 2012 in Cologne?

6.8.2012 We will be there from the 15th till the 17th of August and are interested in networking with develope...

Will you attend the GamesCom 2012 in Cologne?

We will be there from the 15th till the 17th of August and are interested in networking with developers of multiplatform and free-to-play premium mobile/browser games, game portals and game related marketing platforms.

GamesCom offers various excellent opportunities to meet. You are warmly invited to the booth party hosted by our portfolio company TrafficCaptain on the event’s first day starting at 5 pm. Let’s have a beer and talk about our mutual business opportunities. Or join us at the GamesCom’s traditional Fish Bun Reception on Friday at 12pm, which will be organized by gamecity:Hamburg as usual. As iVentureCapital is one of the exhibitors at the gamecity:Hamburg booth (4.2, M-0 3 0), our whole team will be present to have a networking lunch-break with you. If you would like to schedule a personal meeting with us in advance, please click here to contact Sandra Fisher (Global Alliance Director) and Wolfgang Stindl (International Business Development Manager).

TrafficCaptain at the Affiliate Summit

3.8.2012 The Affiliate Summit 2012 will take place on August 12th-14th at the Hilton New York.TrafficCaptain w...

TrafficCaptain at the Affiliate Summit

The Affiliate Summit 2012 will take place on August 12th-14th at the Hilton New York.

TrafficCaptain will take the opportunity to meet Advertiser and Publisher doing business in the games industry, including Strategy, MMO, Mobile, Social and Casual Games. If you are an Advertiser or Publisher with game-related content, let’s meet at the event and talk about how we can help you to increase your profits! Please click here to get in touch with Sven Hezel (Network Director) and Matthias Zemlin (Senior Sales Manager) to schedule a personal meeting at the event.

iVentureCapital at Echtzeit Hamburg

1.8.2012 Hamburg, August 1st 2012: This evening at 7pm, the third „Echtzeit Hamburg“ will take place at Bi...

iVentureCapital at Echtzeit Hamburg

Hamburg, August 1st 2012: This evening at 7pm, the third „Echtzeit Hamburg“ will take place at Bigpoint’s premises in Hamburg.

At this networking event about 200 chosen guests, including Start-Ups, investors and business angels, will be given the opportunity to meet and enlarge their networks within a relaxed atmosphere. Sandra Fisher, Global Alliance Director at iVentureCapital, will attend the event. As an investment company, we are interested in meeting promising Start-Ups doing business in the online- and mobile games sector. Let’s take the opportunity for a personal meeting!

Announcing the Mobile Game Arch Workshop in Helsinki

20.7.2012 Our Int. BizDev Mgr, Wolfgang Stindl will participate as a panelist in a discussion on investing in m...

Announcing the Mobile Game Arch Workshop in Helsinki

Our Int. BizDev Mgr, Wolfgang Stindl will participate as a panelist in a discussion on investing in mobile games on August the 27th in Helsinki.

The content of the discussion will reflect this underlying core question: “The massive rise of mobile gaming has made a lot of investments possible in the game industry. In Finland 1500 people who work in gaming were able to attract 67 Million of venture capital alone. Why is this happening?” For further information please visit: http://www.mobilegamearch.eu/events/. The Mobile Game Arch project brings together four partners: European Games Developer Federation (EGDF), Nordic Game Resources (NGR), NCC Partners, and JCP-Consult. The project is funded by the Seventh Framework programme (FP7). For more information about the project as well as the partners involved, visit our website: www.mobilegamearch.eu. The event in Helsinki is organized in co-operation with: Mobile Monday and Aalto Centre of Entrepreneurship. If you would like to take the opportunity of the workshop to meet Wolfgang Stindl click here to contact him.

Meet us at the Casual Connect Seattle 2012

18.7.2012 iVentureCapital will attend the Casual Connect Seattle 2012, which is taking place BENAROYA HALL & TR...

Meet us at the Casual Connect Seattle 2012

iVentureCapital will attend the Casual Connect Seattle 2012, which is taking place BENAROYA HALL & TRIPLE DOOR from the 24th July to the 26st July 2012.

We will be present at our partner firm TrafficCaptain’s booth (www.trafficcaptain.com), which will be located in the copper area on the exhibition floor. To arrange a personal meeting at the Casual Connect Seattle, please click here to contact Mr. Wolfgang Stindl, our International Business Development Manager. He will be representing iVentureCapital at the event. Let us learn more about your business model and evaluate a possible partnership. We are interested in innovative game developers who are interested in a multiplatform approach. Let’s meet in person and discuss future business opportunities!

iVentureCapital GmbH introduces itself at the GDC 2012 in San Francisco

1.3.2012 Hamburg, March 1st 2012: iVentureCapital GmbH is the new contact address for venture capital and focu...

iVentureCapital GmbH introduces itself at the GDC 2012 in San Francisco

Hamburg, March 1st 2012: iVentureCapital GmbH is the new contact address for venture capital and focuses on ambitious startups in the games industry. The company - based in Hamburg - was founded in December 2011 and invests early stage capital and later stage capital in innovative game developers (Browser, Mobile), providers of technology and affiliate programs. Now, the investors are going to introduce themselves to the international audience. They will be present at the Games Connect and at the Game Developer Conference (GDC, Expo Hall, booth number 2232) from March 5th till March 9th in San Francisco.

The founders of iVentureCapital are four experienced internet entrepreneurs, who are successfully doing business together in the technology sector for 15 years. At present, their different companies have about 200 employees. One part, for example, is the payment expert BillingPartner, which is established in the games industry. Michael Reul, iVentureCapital’s Co-Founder and Senior Partner about the new foundation: "We combine our investments with our wealth of experience in fields like billing, traffic generation and distribution, SEO, SEM, marketing and monetization of digital content. Unlike classic VC companies, we are an active entrepreneur offering a variety of options to support startups." iVentureCapital considers itself a mid- to long-term investor. Therefore, both exits and dividend-orientated investments are interesting options. iVentureCaptial focuses on startups doing business for at least 12 months. They should be able to present first achievements. Developers of browser- or moblie-games are just as interesting as providers of technology for the mobile field or affiliate- and ad-programs. iVentureCapital will be glad to provide further information and to arrange a meeting with you at the GDC. Please click here to contact us.

Portfolio companies

Our objective is the largest possible joint success of all portfolio companies


Digital Performance is a dedicated and fast-growing Internet company based in Berlin. The company specialize in developing and marketing scalable, high-performance community platforms in the field of online dating. In particular, this includes online marketing services that focus on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Advertising (SEA), Affiliate Marketing and Media Buying.

www.iventurecapital.com/
Sector:

Online Marketing

Founded:

2007

The Surf Media GmbH is an established and internationally operating technology company headquartered in Hamburg. Other locations are in Kiel, Bremen and Kaiserslautern. With more than 100 employees from over 15 nations Surf Media is specialized in developing and marketing scalable, high-performance community platforms in the field of online dating. This mainly includes the provision of a secure and highly available server environment, the content development using different programming languages and the selection and implementation of secure transaction services.

www.surfmediagmbh.de
Sector:

Online Communities

Founded:

2006

appanatics GmbH is a young Hamburg start-up specialized in the development and marketing of mobile and Web applications. The company focuses on providing innovative business solutions for marketing company-specific offerings. The first appanatics product is the event discovery app “meetya” that notifies users about the most exciting events and activities throughout Germany. With its second product “iDates”, appanatics expands the offerings of mobile solutions in the entertainment segment and focuses on the mobile dating market.

www.appanatics.com
Sector:

Mobile-Web Applikationen

Founded:

2013

TrafficPartner represents a group of companies employing more than 330 people. Since 1998, experiences made in the e-commerce area are compiled for use in various sectors. The focus lies especially on affiliate networks in the areas of online games, online dating (casual dating) and software bundling/downloads as well as in the mobile entertainment area in more than 210 countries across the globe.

www.trafficpartner.com
Sector:

Online Marketing

Founded:

1998

The Hamburg-based 'Dating Cafe' Online GmbH is running one of the first and leading German online dating service “Dating Café”. With over 1.5 million members and as the winner of many awards the portal scores mainly through good service and active members. “Dating Café” is the market leader in the field of single trips, -parties and events and is addressed at those who are not 20 anymore.

www.datingcafe.de
Sector:

Online-Dating

Founded:

1998

Kamicat GmbH is one of Germany’s largest social games based in Berlin, Hanover and Barcelona. One of its biggest successes is the Kamicat Football browser game, in which the player is the manager of a small soccer team striving to advance all the way to the top league.

www.kami.cat/ www.kami.cat/football
Sector:

Social Online Games

Founded:

2010

Games.de is one of the leading German-speaking portals about all kinds of games. With more than 5,000 listed games, a lively community and more than 70,000 photos and videos, the user will find almost everything related to his favorite game.

www.games.de
Sector:

Games Portal

Founded:

2010

Farbflut Entertainment GmbH is one of Europe’s leading companies in the area of browser and online game development and publishing. With the browser games Pennergame, Knastvögel and Pennergame 2 Promille, Farbflut reaches several million of enthusiastic gamers throughout the world.

www.farbflut.de
Sector:

Browser- und Online-Games

Founded:

2008

Freemium GmbH, founded in 2011, is based in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. With a team of marketing experts, experienced product managers and outstanding software developers, Freemium aims at conquering the software market. Freemium software includes premium products characterized by strong attention to needs, user friendliness and a high quality standard. Moreover, they are offered as free downloads. In them, Freemium offers both innovative product novelties as well as tried and tested software.

www.freemium.com
Sector:

Freeware

Founded:

2011

With Kamcord, the user can record videos of his online games and show them directly via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or e-mail. Through the ensuing viral marketing effect, Kamcord increases the download rates of mobile games.

www.kamcord.com
Sector:

Video Online Games

Founded:

2012

BillingPartner.com offers an excellent payment method for easy and quick Internet payments. The most-often used European payment methods are combined in one single portal.

www.billingpartner.com
Sector:

Payment

Founded:

2009

MobileBits develops and publishes high-quality games for all AppStore platforms. In addition, MobileBits published its own successful action RPG with Soulcraft in 2012, followed in 2014 by the second MobileBits game, Soulcraft2.

www.mobilebits.de
Sector:

Browser Games

Founded:

2009

MobileBilling – your mobile payment solution - enabling YOU to monetize the biggest distribution channel globally!

www.mobilebilling.com
Sector:

Payment

Founded:

2014

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