Holtzbrinck Digital

Holtzbrinck Digital is the Internet holdings arm of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. Home to a range of top Internet brands, it is one of Germany’s leading Internet investors.

Holtzbrinck Digital focuses on three business areas: Digital PublishingDigital Health and eLearning.

Holtzbrinck Digital serves as a strategic management holding company taking a hands-on approach to managing and developing its portfolio of leading, fast-growing Internet firms.

When selecting partners, Holtzbrinck Digital focuses on companies which are market leaders and have tried-and-tested business models that, as an investor with a long-term outlook and a wealth of expertise, Holtzbrinck Digital can help to develop and grow. The objective of Holtzbrinck Digital’s investment strategy is not to turn over a quick profit, but to work together with its holdings to generate long-term success.

Holtzbrinck Digital also invests in innovative startups with novel ideas and business models. It focuses on firms whose activities correspond to the core business areas of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group and who offer potential synergies with the companies in the existing portfolio.

Our brands

Holtzbrinck Digital brands are among the leading in their respective business areas and markets. The existing brand portfolio of Holtzbrinck Digital is divided as follows:

Digital Publishing

Digital Publishing comprises content and advisory portals with user generated and editorial content. This includes gutefrage Group with their portals gutefrage.net, helpster and cosmiq as well as NetDoktor Group consisting of Netdoktor.de and med1.de. Global Leads Group offers advisory and purchase decision destinations, e.g. in Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Italy.

Digital Publishing also comprises service offerings for creating high quality content, i.e. self-publishing platform ePubli and global SaaS provider Searchmetrics.

gutefrage.netNetDoktor.deGLGmed1SearchmetricsepubliHelpsterCosmiq

Digital Health

NetDoktor.de is the pioneer and one of the leading German consumer health portals offering easily understandable medical information. med1.de, Germany’s largest health community, and the Q&A portal gesundheitsfrage.net complement this offering.

pflege.de – the leading provider of information relating to living and healthcare topics for elderly people in the fast growing care market. pflege.de provides a comprehensive offering covering inpatient and outpatient services, including personalized advice on everyday issues faced by those receiving care and their relatives. 

NetDoktor.depflege.demed1gesundheitsfrage.de

eLearning

The eLearning activities consist of Lecturio, Tutoria, Patience and Bettermarks offering broad and high quality solutions for schools, students and lifelong-learning. More investments are planned.

Lecturio is a learning platform that offers video-based content towards corporate clients and private individuals at the same time. Its broad range of quality content focuses on professional development and student exam preparation mainly in the medicine and law space. 

Tutoria offers Germany’s most comprehensive online service for tutoring. On the platform parents, pupils and students can quickly and easily find qualified tutors nearby who were assessed by Tutoria on the basis of a number of criteria. The lessons are arranged through the website and always take place in terms of private tutoring lessons at the teacher’s or student’s home. Additionally, Tutoria is seeing to achieve the best support of the learning process through the use of special care through its own team of educators and school psychiatrists as well as selected eLearning applications, including the electronic learning progress report.

Patience serves as a technology provider with a software as a service platform that allows teachers, service providers, small and medium-sized educational institutions and SMEs to offer and publish educational services in the digital world. This is based on a ease of use approach and supported by online marketing features to reach the respective audience in a simple way to market.

Bettermarks offers more than 100 interactive math books, with over 100.000 exercises covering grades 4 to 10. With Bettermarks, for every single exercise help is available – including a detailed solution approach with correct numbers – so that a full comprehension of the solution way is ensured.

LecturiotutoriaPatiencebettermarks

Services

Services incorporates the performance marketing software provider Refined Labs and MyHammer, the leading portal for finding tradespeople and service providers in Germany.

Contact

Phone:  +49 89 452285-100
Telefax: +49 89 452285-200

susanne.ziegler@holtzbrinck.com

Landsberger Str. 187
80687 Munich
Germany

Saarbrücker Str. 36
10405 Berlin
Germany

Imprint

Managing Directors:
Markus Schunk, Jens Schwanewedel

Seat of the company:
Munich, Germany

Commercial register:
AG Munich HRB 165063

VAT number:
DE206761469

Team

Markus
Schunk
Managing Director
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Michael
Hock
Senior Investment Manager
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Stefan
Peters
Senior Investment Manager
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Carolin
Ruhl
Investment Manager
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Matthias
Kandeler
Investment Manager
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Nils
Drache
Director Online Marketing
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Alen
Gaspert
Director Finance
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Daniel
Tapia
Investment Controller
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Julius
Jürging
Investment Analyst
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Dominik
Halter
Investment Analyst
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Susanne
Ziegler
Management Assistant
+49 (0)89 452285100 susanne.ziegler(whatareyoulookingat)holtzbrinck.com
Natalie
Pretsch
Management Assistant
+49 (0)89 452285108 natalie.pretsch(whatareyoulookingat)holtzbrinck.com