Press Release
1 May 2024

Goodwin Advises ETF Partners on AIPERIA Series A Financing Round

Goodwin has advised ETF Partners on its participation in the €7.5 million Series A financing round of Würzburg based software company AIPERIA.

The round was led by Europe’s leading impact investor, ETF Partners as well as LBBW Venture Capital, with support from existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital, and a consortium of Europe’s most prolific angel investors.

AIPERIA specializes in demand planning for fresh food. Based on more than 10 years of research, the company has developed an artificial intelligence-based planning solution that makes it possible for the first time to plan from production to the supermarket shelf. Today, the solution from AIPERIA is already in use in around 2,600 stores.

Founded in 2006, London based ETF Partners supports talented entrepreneurs and management teams with investment capital and experience. The funds come from institutional investors, global corporations, and family offices. ETF Partners creates value by investing in technology companies that make a difference.

The Goodwin team was led by partners Jan Schinköth and Sebastian Walczak and included associate Loreen Kiehl (all Private Equity, Munich) as well as partner Oded Schein and associate Philipp Lauer (both tax, Munich).