Munich – Berlin-based venture studio Wizard Ventures GmbH (hereinafter „Wizard Ventures„) has sold its portfolio company BaseTemplates (hereinafter „BaseTemplates„) to US-based internet holding Round Ventures (hereinafter „Round Ventures„). The fast-growing start-up platform BaseTemplates (basetemplates.com) is a leading online platform for start-up founders and offers a wide range of products, services and resources such as pitch deck templates, financial models or pitch deck design. All products are designed for ease of use and are based on the tactics of the most successful founders. BaseTemplates is used by 25,000 founders worldwide and is widely recognized for its content.
The Wallberg team consisting of the founders Manuel Brühl, Dr. Arno Malcher and Dr. Simon Sabel provided legal and tax advice to Wizard Ventures on the sale of BaseTemplates to Round Ventures. In particular, Wallberg & Cie.’s distinctive interface expertise in the areas of tax, IT law and transactions was fully utilized in advising Wizard Ventures. In addition to the tax aspects and the corporate law structure of a cross-border transaction, IP-related issues were central to this deal. „Wizard Ventures has built up impressive digital companies in a short space of time. Wizard Ventures with the founders Maximilian Fleitmann and Sina Sadegh are a wonderful example of how business cases work in the digital age – we are very pleased to accompany both entrepreneurs in their ventures,“ said the founders of Wallberg & Cie.
The venture studio Wizard Ventures, based in Berlin, builds, buys and develops online business models. All portfolio companies are purely digitally organized platforms. In addition to founders and start-ups, Wizard Ventures is increasingly focusing on more mature companies: the still young portfolio company Magic Design (en.magicdesign.io), for example, offers companies high-quality, reliable and fast design solutions.
Round Ventures, based in the USA, is an Internet holding company that helps young business models to raise capital more quickly and efficiently, primarily through software, templates and teamwork. Round Ventures establishes contacts with a growing network of investors and offers strategic advice to prepare young companies for financing measures.
Advisors Wizard Ventures/ BaseTemplates
Wallberg Law Tax Advisory GmbH & Cie. KG
StB Manuel Brühl, Tax
Dr. Arno Malcher, Law of the digital worl
Dr. Simon Sabel, Transactions
Wallberg & Cie.
Wallberg Law Tax Advisory GmbH & Cie. KG is a specialized legal and tax consultancy based in Munich. The founders combine their enthusiasm for legal and tax advice with a strong technological and digital DNA. Wallberg & Cie. focuses on corporate law, tax law and the law of the digital world with a focus on digitalization, transactions and international aspects. Wallberg & Cie.’s expertise is regularly in demand for complex projects, especially transactions, financing rounds, restructurings and transformation processes.