TAC invests in Europe and the USA. We invest in all stages (seed, early and growth) of start-ups with exceptional teams and scalable business models. Our investment sizes go from as low as $500,000 for seed stage  to  $30 million for growth stage. We like opportunities in e-commerce, Internet, digital life, and software domains.


We are one of the very few trans-atlantic family offices focussed on high tech with equal presence in the US and Europe. We like to create and shape new markets. We are unconventional, caring and driven, and very fast. We are honest and fair in our daily dealings and in our transactions.  We honor our commitments and deliver on our promises, on time. We see it our mission to provide entrepreneurs with the resources required to grow their companies and we exclusively partner with teams who share our values.

Cloud, Big Data, SaaS, Storage

We invest in early-stage and growth-stage software start-ups in the USA and in Europe. We are always looking for extraordinary entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving real-world problems across the enterprise. Our partnership has deep entrepreneurial experience in the fields of enterprise software, cloud solutions, big data technology and SAAS. We see it as our mission to contribute our network, experience and capital to make heroes out of entrepreneurs.

E-commerce, Digital Media, Sharing Economy

Our team’s experise is in city-by-city expansion strategies, i.e. start-ups that conquer their markets one city at a time. Some good examples of city-by-city plays are TAC portfolio companies Quandoo, Talixo, Dropoff, and Delivery Hero,. From food delivery to ground transportation to reservation systems, we at TAC are uniquely positioned to help your startup to grow quickly, raise the capital you need, and help you to get on track for an IPO.


Dr. Marcus Englert

Dr. Marcus Englert is a Managing Partner of TAC. Marcus holds a Master degree in Physics from the University of Munich and received a PhD at the European Center for Nuclear Research, CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Furthermore, Marcus holds a MBA with Distinction from the European Institute for Business Affairs, INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. Marcus worked as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group for four years and also held different leading positions in the media industry.

Moshe Bar

Moshe Bar is a venture partner of TAC. Previously, he was a co-founder of Qumranet, sold to Red Hat, which created the KVM hypervisor. He previously co-founded software company XenSource, the makers of the Xen hypervisor, which was sold to Citrix. He is the author of several text books in computer science and taught computer science at Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Dr. Katja Nettesheim

Katja Nettesheim is founder and MD of _MEDIATE, a Berlin-based company supporting startups and media companies in their quest for new revenue sources. She has extensive business and investment experience as advisor to and investor in several successful startup businesses and funds. Previously, she worked at Axel Springer SE, executing many M&A deals, Corporate Finance Transactions and investments.

Lars Dittrich

Lars Dittrich is head of the Berlin office of Gauly, Dittrich, van de Weyer AG and responsible for the “Investments & Investment Management” unit. He has extensive business experience as a founder and investor of successful start-up businesses. In 1997 Lars founded Dug Telecom AG (today part of Freenet AG) and served as its Chairman and CEO.


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