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Empowering Entrepreneurs

Pioneers Ventures is a pre-seed investor empowering outstanding startups with our global network of corporates, industry experts and entrepreneurs.

Pioneers Ventures in a nutshell

Access to customers and a global network is the key building block for your startup’s success. That and a lot more, like peer to peer learning, expert advise, training and last but not least a networking tour in Silicon Valley is what we offer. And to be able to finance your startup’s move to the next level we add up to €125k to the mix. Let’s work together and we’ll help you with your initial challenges:

Access to customers

Pioneers Ventures gets you in front of potential partners as well as customers and lead users in order to close those important deals.

Global Network

Pioneers Ventures provides you access to a global network of industry experts and helps you take your startup global.


Pioneers supports you to get your message out there by providing you a platform and connecting you with media at our numerous events.


Pioneers Ventures helps your startup to finance its operations and to gain traction for your next funding round(s).


Who we are

By combining knowledge and experiences of Pioneers and Speedinvest we can provide your startup with an outstanding global network. That is why we are focusing on exclusive partnerships: Out of thousands of startups that approach Pioneers each year, we offer to work with a select few in order to provide you with the support you deserve:

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Pioneers facilitates profound business relationships between tech innovators. On top of the pre-seed investments, we strive to be your partner of choice at the very early stage of your startup by providing you with outstanding support and a global network.
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Speedinvest a leading European early stage venture fonds. The team of international entrepreneurs supports startups in seed and growth stage with operational support, up to €3M (VC) money as well as business and corporate development.


funding received by Pioneers startups and SI portfolio companies


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startups applied for Pioneers programs in the last 18 months


corporates collaborate with SI or Pioneers on a regular basis



“Pioneers was actually a game-changer for us.”

Urska Srsen

COO and co-founder of Bellabeat

BellaBeat won the Pioneers startup challenge and got accepted for Y Combinator only a few days afterwards.

“Pioneers gives us valuable access to their corporate network. This has already lead to exciting new clients and valueable cooperation partners.”

Martin Herdina

CEO of Wikitude

Wikitude is one of the worlds leading augmented reality companies. They successfully increased their global customer base through introductions by Pioneers.

“Pioneers is really getting the ecosystem going.”

Qasar Younis

Partner at Y Combinator

Y Combinator is one of the worlds leading accelerator programs.

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