Photoneo raises one of the largest seed rounds in Central Europe

Monday, 21. September, 2015

Patří do kategorie: News

Source: Credo Ventures

Photoneo, a Slovak-based pioneer in the field of 3D object sensing, has secured one of the largest seed rounds recorded in Central Europe. The EUR 2.1 MM investment is led by Prague-based venture capital firm Credo Ventures with participation of several notable co-investors, including RSJ, one of the largest algorithmic trading companies in the world, co-founder of ESET Miroslav Trnka, co-founders of Avast Eduard Kučera and Pavel Baudiš, CEO of Ximea Max Larin, and founder of FINVIZ Juraj Ďuriš.

Photoneo has developed a unique, patented method of 3D object sensing, which allows the firm to produce 3D cameras with the highest resolution at frame rates up to 60 FPS.  Such high performance of resolution and speed in a single camera allows Photoneo to deliver its revolutionary 3D technology to any company that produces or assembles products using automated production lines or robots. Photoneo is already testing its technology with companies in a wide range of industries, including automotive, logistics, air travel and medical devices.

Back to listing


  • Monday, 19. September, 2016

    Genesis Private Equity Fund III has secured over CZK 2 billion for equity investments into SMEs, part has already been invested

    Genesis Private Equity Fund III (GPEF III), fourth in the line of private equity funds advised by Genesis Capital, has completed its fundraising. The fund has secured more than EUR 80 million (CZK 2.2 billion), mostly from institutional investors. These resources are now available for investment into small and medium-sized enterprises in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and partly also in Poland, Hungary and Austria. The first investment has already been made, others are in negotiation.  


  • Monday, 12. September, 2016

    CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum on the 27/28th of September 2016 in Warsaw

    Mergermarket and Unquote are partnering to bring you the CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum on the 27/28th of September 2016 in Warsaw, with a host of expertise in upcoming M&A situations and regional private equity coverage promises to deliver our biggest CEE event to date!    


  • Wednesday, 7. September, 2016

    Genesis Funds selling AZ KLIMA to ČEZ ESCO

    ČEZ ESCO, part of the ČEZ Group, agreed with Genesis Private Equity Fund (GPEF II) to acquire the majority share in AZ KLIMA. Minority shareholders will sell their part alongside the majority owner and ČEZ ESCO will thus become the sole owner of the company providing complex services in technical facility management, ventilation and air-conditioning. The transaction is subject to the signing of contractual documentation and approval by the Office for the Protection of Competition.  


More news