Tradition Meets Future (TMF Growth) is a family-office backed, Berlin-based investment platform that focuses on private debt for European growth and technology companies.
Who Are We
The management team at Tradition Meets Future (TMF Growth) has more than 70 years of experience in investment management and in the structuring of more than €20 billion of assets throughout various market conditions and economic cycles. The founding partners represent a mix of backgrounds and experience, covering all essential requirements for playing a leading role in the venture debt space.
As our name suggests, Tradition Meets Future builds bridges: we connect investors with entrepreneurs, we bring together different experiences, and we enable innovative, young companies to become Europe’s Mittelstand of tomorrow. TMF Growth’ clients are our investors and our borrowers: we ensure that all our clients’ interests are aligned and that our financing and investment solutions are transparent and understandable.
Tradition Meets Future is here to serve founders and venture capital investors with debt financing solutions that help them accelerate the growth of their technology-driven companies. We support start-up companies with sustainable business models and are convinced that our investment approach will add value and reduce risks. As part of the loan terms three ESG objectives are determined that the borrower will have to achieve during the term of the loan.
What We Do
We advise borrowers on efficient capital structures and connect qualified entrepreneurs with selected investors.
Tradition Meets Future is also initiating the TMF Technology Debt Fund Europe I, a direct lending fund
that provides debt financing as of €2 million to ESG-compatible European companies.
With our sector expertise and focus on technology driven industries, TMF Growth actively approaches
attractive target companies for primary deal sourcing to ensure that our investors’ capital is most efficiently deployed.