Galaxy Interactive

A leading interactive-focused venture firm with a mission to back the teams creating fun, meaning, and possibility in the “virtual world”

💸 Funds Raised — $188m+:

In April 2017, BITKRAFT has announced the closing of the pre-seed fund of $23m

In August 2020, BITKRAFT has announced the closing of Venture Fund I at $165m


📂 Fund’s contacts:

🙎‍♂️Founding General Partner — Jens Hilgers, considered one of the godfathers of esports with 20+ years of experience in gaming. Co-Founder of ESL, G2 Esports, Bayes. Based in Berlin

🙎‍♂️Founding General Partner — Malte Barth, 20+ years media, games, and esports veteran. Previously worked at MTG, ESL, and DreamHack. Based in London and Lisbon

🙎‍♂️Founding General Partner — Scott Rupp, 20+ years experience in entrepreneurship, investments. Previously worked at MTG, McKinsey, Deutsche Bank. Based in San Francisco

🙎‍♂️Partner — Moritz Baier-Lentz, former Vice President and Co-Head of the global gaming and esports practice at Goldman Sachs. Based in Los Angeles and New York


Galaxy Interactive
Galaxy Interactive

General Information:


Primary office: New York, USA

Year founded: 2015

Team: 6 members

Investment Focus: 

Stage: Diverse with focus on Seed, Series A, and Series B rounds

Check size: from $1m to $20m

Geography: Worldwide

Industry: Interactive Content, Social, and Technology