Cavalry Ventures Leads Investment in Empion with Support from VOY

VOY lawyers Johannes Steinacher and Kristian Lutz advised lead investor Cavalry Ventures with their latest investment in Empion.

The Berlin-based HR startup Empion closed a EUR 6M seed financing round. Cavalry Ventures was joined by renowned business angels like Fabian Kienbaum (Kienbaum), Constanze Buchheim (i-potentials), Anna Kaiser (Tandemploy/Phenom) and Oliver Manojlovic (Personio) who co-invested. Existing investors VR Ventures and Redstone VC also took part in this round.

About Cavalry Ventures

Cavalry Ventures is a Berlin-based venture capital firm that backs bold tech entrepreneurs. Founded in 2016 by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs, Cavalry is a first-check investor and initially invests in European pre-seed or seed-stage technology companies, across the enterprise as well as consumer spaces.  Through a dedicated platform team, Cavalry aims to connect its entrepreneurs to investors, engineers, academics, executives, industry experts, and others to create the optimal ecosystem for its portfolio companies to thrive.  Cavalry has backed more than 50 companies, including Forto (backed by Softbank), Bryter (backed by Tiger Global, Accel), Rekki (backed by Benchmark, Atomico), PlanRadar (backed by Insight), and Clarisights (backed by Sequoia).

About Empion

Founded by Dr. Annika von Mutius and Dr. Larissa Leitner in 2021, Empion is an automated headhunting solution for professionals that uses AI technology and cultural matching to match talent and companies based on skills and cultural fit.

The AI-based robo advisor quantifies relevant parameters to match talent with suitable companies. According to the company, it leads to a higher success rate and loyalty of employees to the company. The application process is accelerated and time is saved. Currently, the company works with various clients, including Personio, Volksbanken or Mazars.

About VOY

VOY is a law firm and tax consultancy for founders and investors, creating a digital client experience that focuses on additional value with direct and uncomplicated legal advice of the highest quality.

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