Dienstag, 6. April 2010

Silicon Sensor acquires First Sensor Technology

All investors have sold their shares of First Sensor Technology GmbH to a strategic partner: the Silicon Sensor AG, Berlin; listed in
Frankfurt´s Prime Standard. First Sensor has been a company in our LVC-portfolio since 2002.

Our lessons learned (with a wink):
  • the five-friends-principle in a start-up
  • a promising bouquet of flowers (or investors) will fade - after a few successful years
  • a new CEO-solution is expensive: at the beginning and at its end
  • an innovative high-tech productline shows the gap between vision and market
  • the significance of a bread and butter business
So, the project was instructive, but not successful ...

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