Investor and accelerator Rockstart steps into Tech2B
Rockstart, an international early-stage investor and accelerator, has invested in Flam3D member Tech2B through its Emerging Tech fund. The fund, which is backed by Vækstfonden (Danish Sovereign Wealth Fund), family office De Hoge Dennen, several tech entrepreneurs, founding Rockstart alumni and other informal investors, focuses mainly on sectors such as Industry 4.0 & Advanced Analytics, Smart Societies, Digital Health, Data Privacy/Security and more general applications.
With offices in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Copenhagen, Denmark and Bogotá, Colombia, Rockstart is a team of 45+ professionals focused on empowering purpose-driven founders to scale and create positive change on a global scale. To date, Rockstart has invested in more than 300 startups and the value of their alumni exceeds $1 billion. Rockstart has achieved successful exits such as 3D Hubs, Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021, Brincr and Dan.com.
Tech2B is a NextGen Manufacturing Ecosystem providing dynamic value networks for the European design and manufacturing industry. The Tech2B platform prepares the constantly changing design and manufacturing industry for the future. A secure, cloud-based environment increases transparency and enables a focus on process optimisation and clear communication between parties.
“Our primary goal at Tech2B was to find a strategic investor, and we found that with Rockstart. As a community builder, we have become a market leader in the Dutch manufacturing industry in a short time. Together with Rockstart, we want to continue this journey and transform our startup into a mature European market player through their acceleration programme, expertise and network,” said Tech2B CEO Sjors Hooijen.