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YPOG advises 10x Founders on structuring €160 million fund

Berlin A YPOG Team led by Julian Albrecht provided comprehensive legal, regulatory and tax advice to venture capital and private equity investor 10x Founders on the structuring of its first fund. The fund has reached its final closing at approximately €160 million and is backed by more than 200 European entrepreneurs. 

Over the last few months, 10x Founders has already made 27 investments with over 200 co-investors and will keep its focus on pre-seed, seed and Series A financing rounds of the best and most ambitious tech founders. The mission of 10x Founders is to support top tech founders in Europe on their journey of becoming global tech leaders and making Europe the world's strongest tech hub. 

The founding partners Andreas Etten, Claudius Jablonka, Felix Haas, Jan Becker, Jan Reichelt and Robert Wuttke, have made more than 300 investments in the past and are now continuing the early-stage investments within 10x Founders. 


Advisors 10x Founders:

Dr. Julian Albrecht (Lead, Structuring), Associated Partner
Dr. Malte Bergmann (Tax), Partner
Dr. Niklas Ulrich (Regulatory), Associate

About 10x Founders 

10x Founders is a network-driven investor backed by over 200 entrepreneurs and angels. The founding partners (Andreas Etten, Andrej Henkler, Claudius Jablonka, Felix Haas, Jan Becker, Jan Reichelt and Robert Wuttke) have made more than 300 investments and continue this early-stage investing now within 10x Founders. At the beginning of 2021, they came together with the vision to build the best early-stage investor for Europe’s most ambitious next startup founders. The goal is to back the next generation of founders to build global tech leaders out of Europe. The “Entrepreneur-to-Entrepreneur” investment platform is the backbone of 10x Founders and helps to connect the best founders with the best and most suitable co-investors. 

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YPOG is a law firm specialized in tax and business law, active in the core fields of Funds, Tax, Banking + Finance, and Transactions. The team at YPOG represents a broad client base, which ranges from emerging technology companies and family-run SMEs to large corporations, as well as private equity, and venture capital funds. YPOG is one of the leading advisors for venture capital, private equity, and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners have been recognized nationally and internationally by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus, Chambers and Partners as well as Leaders League. Today, YPOG has more than 120 experienced lawyers and tax specialists and a notary, in three offices, located in Berlin, Hamburg, and Cologne.