Venture Captial Boutique focussed on High-Tech Startups from sunrise industries with outstanding growth potential.



Venture Capital

BambooVentures finances High-Tech Startups that are from sunrise industries and possess a substantial growth potential.

Venture as a Service

Venture as a Service makes innovative technologies and products from external sources utilizable for established companies.

Flexible. Modular. Efficient. 


established 2010 interdisciplinary team substantial know-how



Michael Streich

Co-Founder & Partner



Before co-founding BambooVentures (2010) he had been responsible in various roles in Investment Banking. Overall, he has been contributing within banking and finance for nearly 20 years now. For many years Michael has been active as entrepreneur and investor. Currently he develops Bamboo’s new business unit „Venture as a Service“. Furthermore he is shareholder of various companies via the portfolio of BambooVentures. Education: Economist (Dipl. Volkswirt), University of Munich (LMU, Prof H.W. Sinn)

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Levasier

Co-Founder & Partner



Before co-founding BambooVentures Maximilian Levasier had collected many years of experience in the areas of business consulting, tax consulting and family office - amongst others Ernst & Young (EY). He has been active as investor in three portfolio companies and served as a jury member for several business plan competitions for many years. In 2013 he was appointed Professor of Finance & Management at the private University of Applied Sciences in Munich (International School of Management - ISM). Education: Dr. publ. oec., Master of Business Research & Graduate in Business Administration, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. LL.M. Taxation, University of Münster, Certified Tax Adviser (Steuerberater).

Dr. Boris Belhomme




Prior to joining BambooVentures (March 2013) Boris Belhomme most recently worked as a consultant in the fields of technology and software development. Previously, he had worked in research and development at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for many years, where he had been particularly focusing on the development of algorithms for simulation and optimization. Boris Belhomme is an active investor and shareholder in Bamboo’s portfolio companies. Furthermore he provides entrepreneurial experience through involvement in medium-sized family businesses. Education: Dr.-Ing. at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Dipl.-Ing. Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics & product development), Technical University of Munich.

Venture as a Service (VaaS)


Leading companies are increasingly utilizing innovative technologies and products developed by external sources - e.g. startups. 

In the real world, this per se simple goal comes with quite a few challenges regarding effectivity and availability of crucial resources. 

However, being able to seize these innovative technologies and products at an early stage can make a significant difference to ones own future business-success.

Venture as a Service (VaaS)

VaaS offers established companies - SME & corporates - a cost-efficient method to benefit from these innovative products, technologies and business models in a structured and systematic way. 

All relevant steps from identification over selection through exit or integration are delivered by BambooVentures from a single source. 

Efficient. Modular. Flexible.


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BambooVentures finances High-Tech Startups from sunrise industries with outstanding growth potential.



We are convinced that early-stage investments should not only consist of cash commitments.
Therefore we get involved on a strategical and tactical level.
Our portfolio companies have access to our extensive network and kow-how.

Potential investment targets need to meet the following prerequisites.

  • product/service aims a future sunrise industry and addresses an attractive marketsize
  • your product/service needs to solve a clear defined problem and generates significant value for users
  • (granted) IP rights are a clear advantage
  • your company is seed or early-stage
  • your headquarter is based in: Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

We are looking forward to your message.


Professor Dr. Dr. Dietmar Ernst


Director of the "Deutschen Insitituts für Corporate Finance" and Dean "International Finance" at University for Applied Science "Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt" in Nuertingen. Prof. Ernst has been active within corporate finance and privat equity for more than fifteen years. He is author of various standard educational books for the topic area of corporate valuation, corporate finance and derivatives.

Dr. Hellmut Kirchner



Dr. Hellmut Kirchner has gathered substantial experience as entrepreneur and investor for more than 35 years. He was responsible for the set up and expansion of the VC-unit of Matuschka group as well as founder and managing director of TVM - a leading German VC company.

Lukasz Michalski



Lukasz Michalski, "Diplom-Kaufmann", tax advisor and auditor, seizes comprehensive experience concerning strategic, operational and financial setting of directions for corporates as well as M&A transactions. After many years as advisor working for two of the "big-fours" he now works as finance manager for an investment company.

Martin Weber



Martin Weber, fully qualified laywer and "Diplom-Kaufmann", possesses many years of experience within private equity and investment banking. His professional career started with Ernst & Young (EY) and later led him into the CFO unit of a large German bank. Since 2007 he has worked in investment banking for a leading European banking-group.


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Get in touch

We are delighted that you want to contact us. 

Headquater Munich

Maximilianstraße 29
80539 Munich

Tel.: +49 (0) 89 21 55 25 660

Representative office Vienna

Ballgasse 6
1010 Vienna
+49 (0) 89 21 55 25 660

Legal Notice

BambooVentures GmbH

Maximilianstraße 29
80539 Munich

Tel.: +49 (0)89 21 55 25 660

Company Reg. No: HRB 184432

Tax ID: DE271427030

Dipl.-Volksw. Michael Streich

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Levasier

Dr. Boris Belhomme



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