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Years of experience in finding investors, hard work and knowing what investors want will help you succeed. Invite investors into your venture mission together with us!

Money never sleeps

Our teams will deal with investors from 6 time zones:
Europe, Southeast Asia, United Arab Emirates, USA and Australia. Let’s rock the investors!

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Why is up4d special?
We are

A globally focused accelerator for ventures.

Your advantages

Benefit from a huge and well-developed investor ecosystem.


We ensure the right maturity for your venture team

We're not

Local or industry-focused investor brokers

Investor Search as a Service

Take part in the exciting journey to find a perfect investor or venture. Through our years of experience, we have developed several
ways in which we can assist you in finding the right partner.

Let’s do it together as a powerful team!

  • You are an Investor
  • You are a Venture

Dedicated Venture Search

Based on your investor profile and your investor tender, we use our “high” LinkedIn skills to search for the perfect venture match for you – free of charge.

Investor Tender

We’ll give you a jump start on finding the perfect venture match! We create and promote investor tenders without any obligation during our venture activities.


Benefit from our free of charge service and create your investor profile. Regularly we will match our portfolio to the “perfect venture match” for you.

Dedicated Investor Search

Let’s search your investors as a team! Our experience will accompany you from the preparation, through the daily investor approaches and during the due diligence.

Venture Turbo Cards

Let’s create a Venture Turbo card for you: We now promote your venture in our investor activities! All for a success commission – no initial costs.


With your application to the up4d venture portfolio, you will enable us to match your venture profile with investor profiles. Take this chance, it’s free of charge!

The Importance of Terminology


Startups are defined as ventures that are in the product development phase and until the phase of the market entry. Pre- or post revenue.


Ventures that have successfully entered the market (revenues are greater than expenses) are referred to as scaleups. Break-even and positive EBITDA are now being targeted.

Young Established Company?

"Young Established Companies" are companies that regularly generate annually profit (EBITDA). Scaling the company and expansion are now the next agenda.

Due Diligence Ready?

"Due Diligence Ready" is a state in which a venture has already obtained and prepared all necessary information to pass successful an investor due diligence.


Startups, scaleups and young established companies are referred to as ventures. These projects are mostly characterized by uncertainty and the risk of failure.

Teaser Pitch?

A teaser pitch should provide potential investors the necessary insights and attract their attention. It should not exceed a reading time of 2 minutes.

Let’s raise capital!

Select the amount of funding you want, the maturity of your venture, and a region to see how many potential investors from our ecosystem match you!

Your Maturity Level

Amount of the required funding

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investor(s) for your criteria!

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Investor Search as a Service

Due Diligence-Erfahrungen, fundiertes Wissen zu den Ansprüchen von Investoren und natürlich viel mühevolle Arbeit sind wichtige Erfolgsfaktoren, um erfolgreich Investoren in deine Startup-Mission einzuladen. Gemeinsam als starkes Team steht uns nichts im Wege!


up4d - Investor Search for

B2B & B2B2C


Business Angels, Venture Capitalists or Family Offices – we find your investors regardless of your industry and company size! The most important thing is the right approach to your investor target group!

We invite you...

To develop and advance your company together with up4d and lay the foundation for a sustainably successful business.

We would like to accompany you and your venture on this path and beyond!

Social Media Recommendations

up4d nutzt LinkedIn als Erfolgstool

Nhu Duong Tan

Senior Software Engineer at
NTUC Enterprise Cooperative Limited

Thommy and I worked together for more than three years in PHP software projects we using Scrum methodology with our customers. Thommy's solid knowledge and experiences in Scrum methodology, it was helpful for us to manage projects simple and in the right direction always we achieved the customer goals. The collaboration was always a pleasure because he is a person with professional skills of leader ship, management and team support he always was able to provide a motivating team spirit. For this reasons, I would love to work with him again. Thank you Thommy for the great time. I am looking forward to next mutual future.

Quoc Truong LE

Software Architect, Technical Team Leader, SCRUM Master, SCJP,
Honours BSc, MSc

I got the chance to start a collaboration with Thommy in 2014 when i joined BBV Vietnam. I would say for us was the respectfully collabortion allways a great pleasure and for the future, I will enjoy our wonderful friendship. Thommy is a very professional person in all business and (intercultural) collaboration aspects, my own learning profit is big, he guides me and my team always save through all project bottlenecks. I appreciated that he is sharing his knowledge on a simple and comprehensible way, personally I learned a lot from his experiences and achievements. I recommend Thommy's consultancy and assistance for sophisticated project matters to achieve speed and effectiveness. Now... explore by yourself, you will find an excellent guidance, especially for your early stage of projects or a startup. Last but not least ... whenever you will visit him on his Ho Chi Minh City office, sure you will undergo a great hospitality, potentially a city exploring with his Motorbike and enjoy Vietnamese food which he loves so much...

Sandro Sanapo

CEO der IIC Invest &
Insurance Company AG

I know Thommy now almost 3 decades, he is distinguished in particular that he follows the set goals unswervingly and achieved them. I do know, he do not makes half measures and of all what he tackles even enthusiastic. His late high level education in business economic and project management does support all of the required software development tasks very well. He is in full bloom in his activity and does makes an important and indispensable contribution to the development of our digital world.

Sophie Prange

Freelance Content Marketing and
Project Manager

Ich schätze Thommy sehr – zum einen für sein Wissen in Sachen Startup Strategieentwicklung, Investorensuche und Business Development, aber auch für seine Besonnenheit als Team Leader, die zielorientiere, agile Arbeitsmethodik sowie die Kommunikation auf Augenhöhe. In den mittlerweile 2 Jahren unserer Zusammenarbeit, wovon ich 5 Monate im Praktikum in Vietnam war und seitdem freiberuflich mit Thommy arbeite, durfte ich unfassbar viel von ihm lernen und dank dem entgegengebrachten Vertrauen früh zum Gelingen verschiedenster spannender Projekte beitragen.

Schari Akef

Schimmelexpertere | Horizontal- und Vertikalabdichtung
Druckwassersanierung | Die Zukunft nachhaltig sanieren!

Ich war schon zweimal für mein Startup im Think Tank bei up4distribution in Vietnam, die Zeit war jedesmal sehr hilfreich und hat uns in der Anfangsphase unterstützt um in unserem Startup - Vorhaben schnell Klarheit, Sicherheit und Durchblick in der
Strategiefindung zu gewinnen. Im weiteren beziehen wir seit einem Jahr vor allem für unsere Business Development Aufgaben remote Dienstleistungen von up4distribution, welche uns den gewünschten Speed in der Kundengewinnung und Geschäftsausbau bringt. Alles in allem, die Zusammenarbeit mit Thommy ist professionell, wertvoll und Budget gerecht für unser Startup. Sehr gerne empfehle ich die Zusammenarbeit mit Thommy und dem ganzen up4distribution Team an Startupmanager.

Stefan Sollberger

CEO Sollberger KMU Treuhand / Investor / Unternehmensberatung
Dual Klinik Konzept Burnout Radiologie

I recommend Thomas Kistler as an innovative entrepreneur. He's very focused and is working goal orientated in order to achieve his targets. His support to Sollberger KMU Treuhand is highly appreciated and the exchange of business ideas and visions is seen as big asset in our partnership.

Andre Nordlohne

Mehr Zeit durch digitales Dokumentenmanagement - ohne
tiefes IT-Wissen oder
Ihr Kerngeschäft zu vernachlässigen

At the moment I'm building up my company "Nordlohne Verbund". While I was in Vietnam to connect with business partners, I got in touch with up4distribution because it was suggested to me. Beeing there I've gained knowledge regarding to pitching, business development and strategy identification. For those reasons I've taken part at the think tank offering for more than one week. I've learned a lot in this short time period. Now I feel prepared to launch my company

Petra Baumann-Paulus

Inhaberin und Geschäftsführerin
House of Jobs AG

Ich arbeite seit Jahren in verschiedensten Projekten mit Thomas Kistler zusammen. Die Zusammenarbeit ist jederzeit bereichernd und äusserst professionell. Seine Dienstleistungen sind hervorragend, durchdacht und gewinnbringend. Herzlichen Dank Thommy! Petra Baumann, GL, House of Jobs AG

Andrew Lawrence

Founder and Strategy Manager XR communication solutions across all businessa reas

Although we did not work together, I am very thankful for Thommies tips and tricks to finding an investor. It was of much use and has proven essential in my successful search for an investor. Thommy is a very open, generous individual who really has the customer a heart. I can only recommend that if you have a clear and good business plan, to talk with Thommy, and let him help you create your pitches.

Denisa Furnica

Head of Website, Portals &
E-Commerce at ti&m

Thomas and I worked together for two years, time in which we setup and built a solid and successful collaboration. He gave me full support in navigating the administrative aspects and made sure all questions were answered. Thomas has provided invaluable help in building a knowledgeable team and efficient processes. He is very attentive to the business needs and he accommodates all the requests in a flexible and reliable way. I recommend Thomas for his effectiveness and his win-win approach, which ensure the success of any cooperation and I would be happy to work again with him in the future.

Mukesh Kumar

Business Developer | Product Management | Project & Program Management | Innovation Management | Business Development & Strategies | Business Consulting | Fund Raising

Thommy has perfect & rich knowledge base for the people who want to excel in their startup business, the explanation and the points need to take care from idea generation to market launch were amazing and I learned a lot from him in such a short span of time. Thanks a lot for your guidance and valuable time. I wish you very best of luck and please keep spreading the valuable knowledge which you are holding!

Duy Nguyen

Technical Architect

I have been working with Thommy for almost three years at bbv Software Services AG in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, he was my Deputy Managing Director. I always appreciate his knowledge and advice on the Agile project management, Thommy has helped us very well on both customer and internal negotiations with his excellent leadership management experiences through all project phases. I recommend Thommy for sophisticated software development projects, he will lead your project and team in a spirit of responsibility, success and friendship. Thanks Thommy, for the wonderful and friendly collaboration.

Cuong (Tony) Nguyen

Digital Marketing Coordinator | Data Analyst

Thommy is one of the most valuable people I have ever worked with. His hands-on strategy to social business development, agile project management, business development, design thinking and powerful personality gained him the respect of the staff. His performance at up4distribution GmbH was golden. Working at up4distribution GmbH is most challenging, and he battled the impediments. I would like to think about everything I learned about startups, business architecture, startup acceleration I learned from him. He learns quickly and I would have no doubt in working with Thommy once again in the future.
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