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HERO Software secures €40 Million Series B to become the operating system of tradesmen SMEs across Europe

HERO Software, the leading SaaS platform for tradesmen SMEs in the DACH region, has closed a €40 million Series B financing round. The round was led by Eight Roads Ventures, with existing investor Cusp Capital also participating again. (Article in German)

Podcast Interview with Jan Sessenhausen (in German)

In the latest VC Talk episode by Startup Insider Jan Sessenhausen talks about Cusp Capital's journey and our investment focus.

Interview with Christian Winter (in German)

Christian Winter was interviewed by Janine Heidenfelder from VentureCapital Magazin on Cusp Capital’s investment theses, ESG, and his view on the current market sentiment.

Interview with Dr. Carolin Althoff (in German)

Dr. Carolin Althoff was interviewed by Janine Heidenfelder from VentureCapital Magazin on the current situation of our portfolio companies, the VC landscape in NRW, and her view on the impact of AI on the VC industry.

Acto raises €3.7M for sales decision intelligence platform

Acto's platform empowers sales teams in wholesale, logistics, and B2B consumables with active decision intelligence on top of internal legacy technology and external data.

Talking to HERO about ISOS

In the first of our founder interview series, we caught up with HERO Software’s Michael Kessler.

European innovations and principles will shape the digital infrastructure of the future

When Europe is on the cusp of its OSS trajectory – as it is – the region is on the cusp of leading infrastructure software.

Online offerings for lower-income consumers are a trillion Euro opportunity.

Mostly ignored by many services and products today, a for lower-income consumers online a golden decade lies ahead.

Digital and sustainability will join forces to disrupt markets and the way people live.

Companies at the intersection of digital and sustainability will shape what Carlota Perez calls "the golden age of the digital revolution".

Industry-Specific Operating Systems (#ISOS) will empower a new era of SME businesses.

The third wave of integrated software flips the SME-Enterprise power dynamic on its head.

We love working with Marty Neumeier's "Onliness Statement".

The pen is mightier than the sword. Picking it up to forge your Onliness Statement you may change to truly be radically different.