The earliest-stage VC
Based in Berlin and backed by Axel Springer and Porsche, we support and partner with the most ambitious pre-seed startups from Europe and beyond – often as their first investor.
A growing family
Every week we invest in exceptional earliest-stage founder teams building startups with digital business models – to become Europe’s leading earliest-stage VC.
“Joining APX was an essential part of our success. The team has helped us set the right priorities, introduced us to the right people but more importantly, they are still the most active advisors that we can always count on.”
Rasa Gentvilaitė Žiemienė – Dogo
“From unit economics to fundraising strategy to press relation, having APX as an investor means having a strong, hands-on partner that we can always count on to help us get things done. And they’re a cool bunch of people, too!“
Linda Ahrens – Unown
“APX helped us tremendously from day one and has become a partner we would recommend to anyone in this world. We are proud to belong to the APX portfolio, and will always be.“
Lucas Christel – Offmade
“APX is much more than an investor – it is part of our DNA. Since day one, we have received their support, advice, introductions to potential clients, and much more. APX guides and supports you throughout all the crazy early stages of building up a company.“
Luis Bardají Izard – Trucksters
In good company
Building trust in venture capital: We have just made our new deal terms publicly available
As part of our commitment to being a founder-oriented, long-term venture partner, we’ve introduced our new simpler and more flexible standard investment instrument, which is now entirely available on APX.vc
Goodbye co-working space: The future of APX is remote-first
Of the many things we’ve learned over the last year and a half at APX, the most positive has been that a remote-first approach has allowed us to invest in even more great companies without losing the personal connection with our portfolio founders.
Moving From Accelerator to Long-Term Venture Partner: How APX Invests in Startups in 2021 and beyond
On our vision for APX, the journey from accelerator to very-early-stage VC, and the goal to support even more of the best startups from Europe and beyond.
Virtual Pitching Tips: 14 Learnings From a Year of Home Office
Standing out from the crowd is important. For that, you need a persuasive pitch.
10 Things Investors Look for in Your Startup
At APX, we support startups in becoming “investment-ready” for their next round. However, what does it really mean?
Building a Great Startup Team
No matter how great your idea is or how much funding you have, you can’t do it alone.
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