FUNKE Digital Investments.

As a family-run media group with a future-oriented culture, we offer profitable digital companies a smart and long-term partnership at eye level. FUNKE Digital Investments is the investment division within FUNKE Digital GmbH. We focus on buy & build activities and use our expertise to build and expand sustainable digital companies. With our broad network, our customer proximity and our clear cluster focus, we are a credible and loyal partner for long-term success.

Our Investment Cluster.

As a buy & build investor, we aim to acquire digital companies in the sectors Digital Publishing, Classifieds & Marketplaces as well as Digital Marketing Services.

Digital Publishing

Topic-specific content platforms with established brands
(Health, Lifestyle, Women, Tech)

Recruiting

target group specific & niche job boards

Leads & Listings

adjacent lead-gen models

Digital Marketing Services

Digital agencies and local SaaS providers for SMEs

Our Investment Cluster.

As a buy & build investor, we aim to acquire digital companies in the sectors Digital Publishing, Classifieds & Marketplaces as well as Digital Marketing Services.

Our Sweet Spot.

As part of our Buy & Build strategy, FUNKE Digital Investments is looking for profitable companies.

Geographical focus: D/A/CH
Company phase: Growth / Exit
Investment volume: from 1 million EUR
Investment criteria:

  • Focus on profitability
  • Path to Majority or 100% acquisition
  • Strategic fit and domain expertise
  • Scalable, digital business model
  • Recurring revenue preferred

The Investments.

FUNKE Works

Job boards for apprenticeships, dual studies, and entry-level professionals

Media Partisans

Social media publisher with the well-known brands heftig.co, genius tricks and tasty treats

joblocal

Regional linking of employers and job seekers

Passion 4 Gästezimmer

Inexpensive living on time over the brands Monteurzimmer and Pension.de

Trendence

Independent market research company on the subject of HR

Winlocal

Integrated local online marketing solutions

prettysocialmedia

The largest combined social media network of well-known publishers

Musterhaus.net

Deutschlands größtes Hausbau-Portal

uberall

Digital agency with a focus on online marketing and website development.

Truffls

Innovative recruiting app with a structure reminiscent of a dating app.

iamstudent

An online portal that offers students free access to vouchers and competitions.

uberall

Location Marketing for a Seamless “Near Me” Brand Experience

Here could be your logo.

We are looking for exciting companies that are a good fit for us. Request now!

Our
Value proposition.

  • Cash investments and fair contracts
  • Long term cooperation
  • Speed & independence
  • Easy access to the FUNKE Mediengruppe:
    Reach + synergies + expertise + network + events + resources.

Our
Value proposition.

  • Cash investments and fair contracts
  • Long term cooperation
  • Speed & independence
  • Easy access to the FUNKE Mediengruppe:
    Reach + synergies + expertise + network + events + resources.
Stephan Thurm

Stephan Thurm
CDO FUNKE Mediengruppe
General Manager FUNKE Digital

Herby Marchetti

Herbert Marchetti
Investment Director

Herby Marchetti

Caspar Hochberg
Investment Manager

Herby Marchetti

Pascal Tran
Investment Manager

Alessio Spina

Alessio Spina
Werkstudent