Travel is our Passion

At a glance

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Investments

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Exits

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Transactions in the past 12 months

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About MAIRDUMONT VENTURES

The world is our home

‘One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.’ André Gide

MAIRDUMONT VENTURES is the venture capital arm of the MAIRDUMONT Group and has been supporting digital travel companies in their future growth since 2015.

MAIRDUMONT VENTURES uses its unique sector focus "Travel" to dive deeply into different business models and to evaluate potentials together with our portfolio companies. We have extensive know-how and can leverage the huge network of the MAIRDUMONT Group - with well-known brands such as Marco Polo, DuMont, Baedeker, Kompass or Falk - to offer our portfolio companies not only financial resources, but also strategic and operational support.

We invest in fast-growing, early-stage and innovative companies that revolutionize travel. These can be solutions for end customers (B2C) as well as business customers (B2B).

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Our Portfolio

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News feed

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10/04/2019

PaulCamper’s community-building playbook for marketplaces

Take a page out of PaulCamper’s book and super-charge the community around your marketplace. In this interview, COO Julia Wadehn reveals the community-building tactics that helped PaulCamper solve the chicken-and-egg problem, build virality and word-of-mouth, scale customer support, and boost employee motivation.

09/17/2019

Holidu raises €40M Series C for its holiday rentals search engine

Holidu, the Munich-headquartered holiday rentals search engine that is now active in 21 country markets, has raised €40 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Prime Ventures, with participation from coparion and MAIRDUMONT VENTURES. Existing investors, including EQT Ventures, Venture Stars, Senovo and business angel Chris Hitchen, also followed on.

08/14/2019

RV-sharing platform PaulCamper raises €7 million for further expansion

Berlin, 14 August 2019 – PaulCamper, the Berlin-based sharing platform for renting and lending RVs, has closed a Series A financing round of seven million euro. The fresh capital comes from a syndicate of renowned international marketplace investors, led by Adevinta with participation from FJ Labs and All Iron Ventures as well as existing investors Russmedia International and MAIRDUMONT VENTURES.

03/22/2019

Final spurt for the "Springboard" competition

Munich, March 22, 2019 (w & p) – A stage for the players of tomorrow: This is the innovation competition “Sprungbrett”, organized by the Association Internet Reisevertrieb eV (VIR) again this summer to honor the most innovative tourism start-ups. Applicants can apply until April 15, 2019 at www.vir.de/sprungbrett . The condition for participation is that the participating start-up is not active in the market for more than one year at the time of application.

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Our Team

Dr. Frank Mair
Daniel Gundel
Michael Munz
Katharina Schilling
Dr. Stephanie Mair-Huydts
Dr. Thomas Brinkmann
Arnd Benninghoff
Klaus Abele
Jörg Burtscheidt
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Let's get in touch

We look forward to hearing from you.

You do have an innovative idea, a brilliant team and you would like to revolutionize the travel business together with us?

Please send your short description, pitch deck and business plan to md-ventures@mairdumont.com. We will take a look and get back to you shortly.

CONTACT US

MAIRDUMONT VENTURES GmbH

Office Stuttgart/Ostfildern

Marco-Polo-Str. 1
73760 Ostfildern

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Office Munich

Leopoldstraße 16
80802 Munich

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