Jan Wolter joins Target Partners as new Venture Partner

Founder and CEO of Applause EU strengthens VC’s Startup Network

Munich, July 25, 2017: Munich Venture Capital firm Target Partners ( today announced its newest team member, Jan Wolter (, who joins as Venture Partner. A successful founder and executive, Jan will contribute his experience in enterprise software to the Target Partners network.

Jan Wolter is Managing Director for Europe at Applause (, the worldwide market leader for In-The-Wild Software Testing. Previously he was co-founder and CEO of Testhub, which merged in May 2014 with its US competitor Applause. Under Wolter’s leadership since then, the company has expanded into 10 countries and achieved 30x revenue growth.

“As a founder, I came to appreciate Target Partners back in 2014. I was impressed with their focus on technology and enterprise software companies in the German-speaking countries. These are exactly the kind of startups that fascinate me,” said Jan Wolter, Venture Partner at Target Partners.

“Jan has deep insights into the rapidly developing enterprise software sector, which we and our portfolio companies can profit from. We are very happy to welcome Jan as our new Venture Partner,” said Berthold von Freyberg, Partner at Target Partners.

Wolter holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Mannheim.

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With €300 million under management, Target Partners is one of the leading early-stage venture capital firms in Germany. Target Partners invests in new start-up and early-stage companies and supports them with venture capital during their build-out and expansion phases. With many years of experience as managers, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, the team at Target Partners supports entrepreneurs in developing and marketing products and services, building organizations, raising money and taking companies public in Europe and the United States.

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