#1 German Blockchain Venture Builder and ICO Accelerator

We invest from the earliest days on in founders improving blockchain technology or creating valuable solutions for the growing user base in the blockchain space.

Our Vision

Our Vision

Every generation has a shot at changing the world

We believe Blockchain technology is the unparalleled disruptive force that can power ours. The greatest innovations grow in a network that shares the vision behind it. Investing in the Blockchain community means investing in the future of our world. This is what Catena stands for.

Our Mission

Our Mission

To unleash the Blockchain's potential, it is our mission to go beyond bringing the brains, visionaries and enthusiasts in the space together. We provide funds and Blockchain-specialized resources for building viable businesses based on industry- and infrastructure-changing products and services.

Actively Sourcing

From groundbreaking technology to products useful to the crypto and Blockchain community now, we source the best projects:

  • Marketplaces
  • KYC solutions
  • Crypto education products
  • Proptech
  • Blockchain scalability
  • Identity management
  • AdTech
  • Community products


Bullish on Blockchain

  • Seed


  • Growth


  • Individual


  • Office


Recent Investments

Portfolio Companies in our Incubator

Our Team

Our Team

Startup veterans, Blockchain enthusiasts, Crypto Investors. Here for one reason: to help you succeed.

Michael Ambros
Michael Ambros is a serial entrepreneur, investor and business angel with a hands-on mindset, who has incubated over 20 successful companies as a business builder in industries like real estate, SaaS and marketing solutions. Back in 2005, he founded his first company which became one of the most successful telecommunications portals in Germany. In early 2008, Ambros launched Medici Internet AG, an agency specializing in performance and affiliate marketing where he now serves on the Board of Directors. Later in 2008, Ambros founded eKomi, Europe’s largest and Goldman Sachs backed independent provider of transaction-based reviews and ratings with 200+ employees and offices across Europe and the US. As a proven social commerce expert, Ambros wants to see blockchain technology in widespread use and is passionate about working with bold and driven founders.

Michael Ambros

Founding Partner


Gunther Schmidt

Founding Investor

Maria Handal

Maria Handal

Managing Partner

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