Dominik Alvermann named Partner at Acton Capital
Munich, December 14, 2021 – Acton Capital promoted Dominik Alvermann (37) to Partner and as member of the fund’s Investment Committee. The appointment follows recent announcements of multiple new Acton investments in Europe, such as everstox’ €20 million Series A in Germany and Hublo’s €22 million Series A in France as well as a follow-on financing of Mambu’s €235 million Series E.
Dominik Alvermann joined Acton Capital in 2014 after several years at the investment unit of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. Prior to joining Acton, Dominik completed a Master’s degree in Business Innovation at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and studied at Zeppelin University. At Acton, Dominik has sourced and managed notable investments like Cluno/Cazoo (mobility, GER/UK), Convelio (logistics, FR), Zenjob (future of work, GER) or Plantura (direct-to-consumer, GER).
“Since he joined Acton more than seven years ago, Dominik was not only crucial in growing our team and portfolio, but he also became a key voice in shaping our future investment strategy,” says Christoph Braun, co-founder and Managing Partner at Acton Capital.
“Combining analytic rigor, humbleness, and empathic intelligence, Dominik has built a trusted network among entrepreneurs and has already left his footprint within the ecosystem.”
“I am grateful for the trust from both my colleagues and the founders of our portfolio companies,” adds Dominik Alvermann. “With our clear investment focus on sustainable business models built for the long-term, Acton’s journey has just begun. I am very happy to be part of this team.”
Acton Capital invests since 1999 in tech-enabled business models and meanwhile out of his fifth fund generation Acton Fund V and its performance consistently ranks among the top quartile of the global peers. Starting with a B2C-focused early-stage portfolio more than two decades ago, the team is now focusing on growth-stage investments and business models in the B2B, SaaS, finance and healthcare sector. With a presence in Munich and Vancouver, the firm has recently extended its European team, promoting Julius Lühr (29) to Principal and onboarding Joseph Hefele (31, Associate, former Google) and Tom Rentschler (24, Analyst, former kry).
Acton Capital is a leading growth venture capital investor headquartered in Munich. Since 1999, the Acton team has been investing in technology-based startups in fields such as marketplaces, SaaS, fintech, consumer brands or services with a regional focus on Europe and North America. With over two decades of investment experience and a deep understanding of digital business models, the team has invested more than 600 million EUR across five fund generations in more than 90 companies, including global market leaders such as AlphaSights, Clio, HomeToGo or Mambu.