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Top 50 Biotechnology VC Funds in Ireland

A list of 50 VC funds that invest in Biotechnology startups based in Ireland. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Biotechnology companies from Ireland. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Biotechnology VC Funds in Ireland

Investor Biotechnology Ireland investments
Enterprise Ireland 29
Western Development Commission 11
Kernel Capital 9
Fountain Healthcare Partners 6
Irrus Investments 6
AIB Seed Capital Fund 6
Seroba Life Sciences 5
European Investment Bank 4
Atlantic Bridge 4
The Yield Lab Europe 3
Act Venture Capital 3
Atlantic Bridge University Fund 3
HBAN Medtech Syndicate 3
HealthCap 2
Infinity Capital 2
Furthr VC 2
Enterprise Equity 2
Boole Investment Syndicate 2
Lightstone Ventures 2
SVG Ventures 2
SVG Ventures 2
Elkstone Capital Partners 1
Cedas Foundation 1
The Yield Lab 1
Wellcome Trust 1
Alimentos Ventures 1
Carragh Holdings 1
Fulcrum Global Capital 1
Silicon Valley Bank 1
Street Capital 1
Blue Wire Capital 1
Woodford Investment Management 1
Novartis Venture Fund 1
WxNW 1
Inventages Venture Capital Investment Inc. 1
Kreos Capital 1
KBI Biopharma 1
EQT Life Sciences 1
Bpifrance 1
Cambridge Innovation Capital 1
Claret Capital Partners 1
Xenium Capital 1
Mayo Clinic Ventures 1
Cultivian Sandbox Ventures 1
Clay Capital 1
Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund 1
Covidien 1
Moffett Investment Holdings 1
Earlybird Venture Capital 1
Ascent Capital 1
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Enterprise Ireland VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 12 investments in the past 12 months
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and funding of the indigenous business sector. Their mission is to accelerate the development of companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity. It was founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Lative — Lative automates capacity planning, maximizing profitable sales growth & revenue efficiency for high-performance revenue teams.
  • Cytidel — Cytidel helps security teams reduce breaches, save time, and stay secure. Vulnerability Management and Cyber Risk Management, and Threat Intelligence Specialists
  • Positive Carbon — Positive Carbon provides an innovative solution for businesses to track, manage, and reduce food waste. With real-time analytics, CO2 calculation, and a comprehensive learning platform, we help you save costs and achieve sustainability goals. Request a demo today to start making a positive environmental impact.
Western Development Commission VC Fund · Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Supporting communities to grow, investing in businesses to scale and planning for the future of the western region.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical Device, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — Connected health technology for disruptive improvements to wound care
  • CitySwift — CitySwift is a data-driven scheduling and planning technology for urban bus networks. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict journey times and passenger demand, making routes more efficient. Schedulers can create optimized timetables that take into account traffic, events, and hundreds of other external factors, ensuringon-time performance and increased passenger satisfaction.CitySwift was established in 2016 and is operating in Galway, Ireland.
  • Amara Therapeutics — Amara Therapeutics is passionate about empowering women and men to take control of their pelvic health. Amara Therapeutics use evidence based medicine and behavioural interventions supported by Amara Therapeutics platform of technologies to provide safe, convenient and non-invasive care pathways. At Amara Therapeutics mission is to fix the carepathway for pelvic health patients, connecting healthcare providers, patients and peers through our platform.
Kernel Capital VC Fund · Cork, Cork, Ireland
Kernel Capital is the independent manager of The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Funds, one of the largest and most active sources of equity finance on the island of Ireland. Kernel leverage their extensive network to enable their portfolio companies recruit the highest caliber people, to break into new international markets and to generaterevenues of scale. It is the only investment firm with venture capital Funds dedicated to both jurisdictions on the Island. Kernel have raised over €210M from investors which including their strategic partner Bank of Ireland, Invest NI, Enterprise Ireland, Galway University Foundation, The University of Limerick Foundation, The New York State Common Retirement Fund and undisclosed Family Offices. Consistently delivering strong financial returns for their investors Kernel have led more than 20 substantial trade sales to NASDAQ, NYSE, and LSE listed corporations.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Pretto — Pretto is the only truly transparent online real estate price comparator.Pretto accompanies you until the signing of your loan, free of charge and without commitment.
  • Pilot Photonics — Welcome to Pilot Photonics, a laser product development company in Dublin, Ireland. We provide optical frequency combs and tunable lasers.
  • Causeway Sensors — The Affinity, is a compact, bench-top Biosensor providing accurate real-time analysis at an accessible price. The Affinity biosensor and accompanying Access Chip incorporate the latest advancements in Nanotechnology, providing the biochemistry researcher the perfect platform to explore the complex world of biomolecular interactions.
Fountain Healthcare Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Fountain Healthcare Partners is an Irish based life science venture capital fund. Fountain is exclusively focused on the life science sector. Specific areas of interest to them are: specialty pharma, medical devices, biotechnology and diagnostics. They will deploy the majority of their capital in Europe with a strong focus on Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Ireland, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • MMI — The future of Microsurgery: microinstruments that expand the possibilities of surgical interventions. Wristed robotic microinstruments for unprecedented results in microsurgery.
  • Vivasure Medical — Medical device company developing a closure device for vascular access procedures.
  • Ermium Therapeutics — Ermium Therapeutics is a biotech company developing innovative therapies for auto-immune diseases, based on a breakthrough discovery showing that CXCR4 is a master regulator of inflammation.
Irrus Investments VC Fund · Limerick, Limerick, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Irrus Investments is the leading Irish business angel network with international connections. Fueling Irish innovation in medical devices, software, hardware, digital healthcare and life sciences.
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Biotechnology, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, Sweden, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — Connected health technology for disruptive improvements to wound care
  • Bluedrop Medical — Evidence shows regular inspection of the feet can greatly reduce the risk of developing a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
AIB Seed Capital Fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
The AIB Seed Capital Fund was established in 2007 to provide venture capital for companies at the seed and early stages of development across a range of sectors throughout the Republic of Ireland. The Fund was established under the Enterprise Ireland Seed and Venture Capital Programme 2007-2012.The Fund has a total of €30m under managementwith AIB and Enterprise Ireland both committing €15m. It is managed by experienced managers with extensive expertise in making seed and early stage investments, adding value and facilitating business success.The Fund managers are empowered to make seed investments of up to approximately €500,000. Furthermore, the Fund has the capacity to make investments in later rounds to support the continued growth of investee companies.The Fund will be managed by Enterprise Equity Venture Capital and the Dublin Business Innovation Centre. This unique partnership brings together extensive regional and investment expertise.Enterprise Equity will evaluate and manage all investments outside the city and county of Dublin, as well as investments that require in excess of €250,000 from the fund within the city and county of Dublin.Dublin Business Innovation Centre (DBIC) will evaluate and manage all investments within the city and county of Dublin when the initial investment amount required from the Fund does not exceed €250,000.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, Jersey
Portfolio highlights
  • NewsWhip — The only real-time media monitoring platform that predicts the stories and topics that will matter in the hours ahead.
  • Offr — Offr is the new way to buy and sell property, quickly and transparently.
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics — Metabolomic Diagnostics is a deep-tech company specialized in the development of novel biomarker based diagnostic solutions for complex diseases. The company has developed an effective pipeline to firstly identify diagnostic biomarker panels and then translate these panels into clinical assays ready for application in the clinical laboratory.Thispipeline combines the biomarker multiplexing capabilities of Mass Spectrometry, a powerful analytical technology, with the company’s own informatics and statistics solutions to deliver diagnostic innovation. This is reflected in Metabolomic Diagnostics’ strong and versatile IP portfolio of technical innovations and biomarkers.Our VisionMetabolomic Diagnostics’ primary vision is to develop a portfolio of diagnostic solutions which can determine, early in a woman’s pregnancy,her risk of developing major complications much later in her pregnancy and thus enabling personalized care, adapted to each woman’s individual needs. Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, and in-uterine growth restriction, all have the potential to severely impact on the well-being of mother and child.The company’s innovative diagnostic solutions will assist clinicians in re-imagining how these conditions are managed: our novel risk assessment tools are specifically developed in conjunction with prenatal care providers to ensure they make a difference that really matters. This in turn will enable clinicians to improve pregnancy outcomes globally.Our solutions will empower pregnant women: accurate pregnancy risk information will allow a pregnant woman, in partnership with her care provider, to determine what prenatal care is best for her pregnancy.
Seroba Life Sciences VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Seroba is a leading European life sciences venture capital firm focused on value creation through backing winning biotech innovations.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Shorla Pharma — Shorla Pharma is an Irish specialty pharmaceutical company. It is growing portfolio brings accessible, affordable and life-saving treatments to patients, delivering a major contribution to patient care and providing a significant clinical impact.
  • Storm Therapeutics — Targeting pathways that modify RNA to deliver novel cancer therapeutics.
  • Artica Therapeutics — Artica Therapeutics specializes in biotechnological research and development for medical devices, pharmaceutical processes, and food.
European Investment Bank VC Fund · Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg · 27 investments in the past 12 months
European Investment Bank (EIB) provides lending, borrowing, and treasury services primarily in the European Union.The company offers project loans for the public and private sectors; loans to banks and other intermediaries; structured finance products; guarantees and securitization instruments for senior and subordinated debts; project bonds;equity and fund investment products such as infrastructure equity and debt funds, and environmental funds; and venture capital funds and security packages for funds.The company also offers microfinance; risk sharing finance for research, development, and innovation projects; finance and technical expertise for sustainable energy projects; infrastructure project advisory services; support for urban development projects; guarantees for transport infrastructure; and funding for public-private partnerships and small- and medium-sized enterprises.EIB serves the transportation, global loans, energy, industry, health, education, water, sewerage, infrastructure, services, telecommunications, agriculture, and fisheries sectors.European Investment Bank was founded in 1958 and is based in Luxembourg.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Funding Round
  • France, Germany, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Eldrive — The largest charging point operator in Eastern Europe | Our network is expanding rapidly yet our focus is fixed on renewables, for a greener future. We provide AC & DC charging across Bulgaria, Romania and Lithuania.
  • ABN AMRO Bank — Als bank leggen wij de focus op inclusiviteit, duurzaamheid, sociaal ondernemen, innovatie, dagelijkse bankzaken en meer.
  • Enel Green Power — Enel Green Power is the company that deals with renewable energy from every perspective: from direct sales through PPA, to commitment at the forefront with its plants worldwide.
Atlantic Bridge VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Atlantic Bridge is a Growth Equity Firm with a Cross Border Value Add strategy. We invest in deep technology companies in Europe and the US. Our team is made up of successful entrepreneurs and senior technology industry executives and we invest in strong ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams that have the passion and drive to scale up andexploit major growth opportunities. We help our portfolio companies expand and grow internationally through our global platform with our team and offices in London, Dublin, Munich, Paris and Palo Alto.Atlantic Bridge brings together a unique team of technology entrepreneurs, experienced managers, finance professionals, and investment experts. The team contains a wealth of international business experience across Europe, the UK and the US. They have worked together in various capacities for the last 30 years, bringing a true partnership approach to their firm and their investments. Its investors include the founders, leading institutional investors, and private investors with a track record of investment in successful technology companies.Atlantic Bridge has developed a unique and differentiated strategy that focuses on specific technology themes and the implementation of the “Atlantic Bridge Model” for scaling companies internationally. The “Bridge Model” accelerates the scale-up of technology companies in Europe and the US. This approach is highly differentiated and has delivered strong performance results to date.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United States, Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • LUMA Vision — OneProjects is an Irish-German cardiac imaging specialist.
  • Cambridge Mechatronics — Cambridge Mechatronics (CML) is a high technology design and engineering company based in Cambridge, UK. We specialise in pioneering and developing cutting-edge mechatronic platform technology from concept to mass production. We achieve this through technology licensing or partnerships with global manufacturing corporations. Our intellectualproperty portfolio consists of over 100 granted patents that we can exploit.
The Yield Lab Europe VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
The Yield Lab Europe is a €50m early stage Agrifood and Ag Tech fund which comprises an accelerator and a larger follow-on fund, investing in high tech companies with the potential to significant disrupt and improve our current systems of global food production, and to improve the environmental sustainability of the industry. The main fund invests€1m each into 10-12 companies over several follow on rounds, with the strongest accelerator companies expected to progress to the main fund. The Yield Lab Europe is also part of a global network of Agrifood Tech funds, with global headquarters in St Louis USA, and sister funds in LATAM and Singapore.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • BiOceanOr — BiOceanOr harnessed the power of Marine Biology and AI to deliver bio-guided services that optimize fish welfare and fish growth, while supporting aquaculture sustainability standards
  • Solasta Bio — Solasta Bio develops environment-friendly products that meet a global need for new and effective crop protection.
  • Micron AgriTech — Micron Agritech, driving the future of sustainable animal health. Run a FEC worm or fluke test with your phone and get results in minutes.
Act Venture Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Technology-focused, investing capital and expertise to fuel growth in the most promising ideas and companies. Raised c.€600m across multiple funds and invest from seed to growth.We look for companies with potentially cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including application software, IT infrastructure, communications, Internetand mobile. We help founders create and scale businesses globally. We work as a small team with diverse strengths accessing a community of over 200 founders. The teams and companies we back scale their investor base as they scale their business execution and ambition. We work closely with them in this process. Over the past 25 years have built a broad network of US and European investors and founders that share our vision and approach.Act is based in Dublin, Ireland.Our most recent funds are supported by the European Investment Fund.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • CitySwift — CitySwift is a data-driven scheduling and planning technology for urban bus networks. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict journey times and passenger demand, making routes more efficient. Schedulers can create optimized timetables that take into account traffic, events, and hundreds of other external factors, ensuringon-time performance and increased passenger satisfaction.CitySwift was established in 2016 and is operating in Galway, Ireland.
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
  • Spotted Zebra — Spotted Zebra's skills cloud powers skills-based organisations. Our platform ensures skills are the centre of every decision made about people. Whether talent acquisition, talent development or internal mobility, Spotted Zebra focuses people on skills.
Atlantic Bridge University Fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
We invest in entrepreneurs with the ambition to create world-class companies of scale.
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Health Care, Big Data
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • CroíValve — CroíValve is a developed a safe, effective, easy to use, percutaneous solution for treating all patients with severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • ProVerum Medical — ProVerum Medical is an early stage medical device startup for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Tympany Medical — Tympany Medical is a Needs-driven, Innovative MedTech StartUp based in the West of Ireland
HBAN Medtech Syndicate VC Fund · 4 investments in the past 12 months
HBAN Medtech Syndicate
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Medical, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series B
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — Connected health technology for disruptive improvements to wound care
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
HealthCap VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden · 2 investments in the past 12 months
HealthCap, a life science investor and company creator. Our motivation is to find innovative ideas and invest that could impact healthcare and society.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical
  • Series B, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Sweden, France
Portfolio highlights
  • ADCendo — ADCendo ApS is a biotech company dedicated to developing new types of anti-cancer drugs. We focus on antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) directed at novel targets, that have been found to be overexpressed by several cancer forms, that are all characterized by a significant unmet need for novel treatment.
  • Vicore Pharma — Vicore Pharma is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing innovative medicines for severe lung disorders. It develops drugs that act through the AT2 receptor. The company’s drug candidate C21 aims to improve the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a rare disease for which C21 has been granted orphan drug designation both in the EUand the US. In addition, C21 is explored pre-clinically in a number of rare diseases where the AT2 receptor plays an important role. The company is based in Astra Zeneca’s Bioventurehub in Mölndal.
  • Rampart Bioscience — Rampart Bioscience develops gene medicines to provide long-lasting treatments for a wide range of diseases. It also offers proprietary development and delivery platforms, which together, create optimized therapeutics in a revocable, non-viral format. It also assists patients with genetically driven diseases by integrating capabilities from avariety of key scientific disciplines including gene delivery, protein sciences, and clinical translation.
Infinity Capital VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States
Infinity Capital are hypothesis-driven investors - constantly calibrating ideas through a Silicon Valley/technology network that they've been building for over two decades. Their extensive technology and operating backgrounds, combined with over a dozen years each of successful startup investing, have been essential in buildingcredibility and a reputation that resonates with entrepreneurs.
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Investment focus
  • Semiconductor, E-Commerce, Electronics
  • Series B, Funding Round, Series D
  • United States, Ireland, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • AltraTech — Next Generation Molecular Detection Discover Altratech Next Generation Molecular Detection Discover Altratech At Altratech, our mission is to enable next generation molecular detection.
  • BioSapien — BioSapien is a pre-clinical biotech company developing novel biodegradable implantable products that deliver active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for oncology indications with reduced systemic side effects. The applications for this technology are currently under investigation for pancreatic cancer and lung cancer. The intended pipeline ofindications is expected to expand into other cancers such as colorectal, breast, and stomach cancers. BioSapien's 3D-printed MediChip delivers FDA-approved toxic high-dose systemic therapies in a localized slow-release biodegradable mesh which is able to target tissues while improving patients' quality of care and life.
  • Core Starters — Core Starters services startups and investors through blockchain-based decentralized services to solve real problems.
Furthr VC VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Furthr VC invests in transformative tech. Furthr Venture Capital invests in scalable, early-stage companies. We help Ireland's next generation of technology.
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Medical Device, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
Enterprise Equity VC Fund · Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Enterprise Equity (or EEVC) is an excellent for providing capital to early stage and expanding business throughout Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Medical Device
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series B
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Phorest — Join 8000+ spas, barbers, hair, beauty and nail salon owners using the #1 management, scheduling, POS and appointment booking system. Try Phorest now!
  • SurgaColl — SurgaColl Technologies is a medical device company developing novel tissue regeneration products for the surgical treatment of diseases of the bone, cartilage and other human tissue. Based on technology developed at the Tissue Engineering Research Group (TERG) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), headed by Professor Fergal O’Brien,the company aims to become a leader in the field of regenerative medical devices.
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics — Metabolomic Diagnostics is a deep-tech company specialized in the development of novel biomarker based diagnostic solutions for complex diseases. The company has developed an effective pipeline to firstly identify diagnostic biomarker panels and then translate these panels into clinical assays ready for application in the clinical laboratory.Thispipeline combines the biomarker multiplexing capabilities of Mass Spectrometry, a powerful analytical technology, with the company’s own informatics and statistics solutions to deliver diagnostic innovation. This is reflected in Metabolomic Diagnostics’ strong and versatile IP portfolio of technical innovations and biomarkers.Our VisionMetabolomic Diagnostics’ primary vision is to develop a portfolio of diagnostic solutions which can determine, early in a woman’s pregnancy,her risk of developing major complications much later in her pregnancy and thus enabling personalized care, adapted to each woman’s individual needs. Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, and in-uterine growth restriction, all have the potential to severely impact on the well-being of mother and child.The company’s innovative diagnostic solutions will assist clinicians in re-imagining how these conditions are managed: our novel risk assessment tools are specifically developed in conjunction with prenatal care providers to ensure they make a difference that really matters. This in turn will enable clinicians to improve pregnancy outcomes globally.Our solutions will empower pregnant women: accurate pregnancy risk information will allow a pregnant woman, in partnership with her care provider, to determine what prenatal care is best for her pregnancy.
Boole Investment Syndicate VC Fund · Cork, Cork, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Boole Investment Syndicate invests in new technology start-up's with scalability.
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, SaaS, EdTech
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — Connected health technology for disruptive improvements to wound care
  • Hooke Bio — Hooke Bio is a new Pharmaceutical company operating in the preclinical to early stages of drug discovery. It draws its strength from the close co-operation it has between its biologists and engineers. The engineers design, patent and test new microfluidic technology: the scientists apply the technology to finding new therapeutics.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
Lightstone Ventures VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Lightstone Ventures is a global venture capital firm that invests in personalized medicines and targeted therapeutics. Lightstone Ventures was founded in 2012 by the General Partners and other key members of the life science teams of Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Morgenthaler. The firm was formed to capture the upside of investing inbreakthrough life science companies during a time of unique opportunity in space.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, Ireland, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • Nimbus Therapeutics — Nimbus Discovery is now Nimbus Therapeutics to reflect our transition into a clinical stage company. Nimbus Therapeutics is a biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., that is pioneering a new computational technology-driven paradigm to rapidly advance a diverse pipeline of novel small molecule product candidates into clinicaldevelopment. We are designing highly selective and potent medicines to disrupt known drivers of serious diseases, including metabolic disease, cancer and immune-inflammatory disorders.
  • Relievant Medsystems — Relievant's mission is to provide patients with low risk therapy that can alleviate their back pain.
  • Tagworks Pharmaceuticals — As pioneers of Click-to-Release technology, we are revolutionizing cancer treatment using in vivo click chemistry to increase the therapeutic window of powerful cancer therapies.
SVG Ventures VC Fund · Los Gatos, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
We work with leading corporations, startups, universities, and growers to solve the biggest challenges facing the agtech and foodtech industries.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Farming
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Mi Terro — We are an advanced material company that engineers upcycled agricultural waste into sustainable and affordable plastic-alternative and paperless biomaterials for food, fashion and packaging industries. Our proprietary technology can potentially apply to any agricultural waste, from plants to dairy.
  • Continuum Ag — Boost your farm's profitability and soil health with Continuum Ag's TopSoil. Explore our CI Certification and sustainable ag solutions today.
  • Cynomys — Soluzioni IOT di monitoraggio ambientale per allevamenti e aziende
SVG Ventures VC Fund · Los Gatos, California, United States
We work with leading corporations, startups, universities, and growers to solve the biggest challenges facing the agtech and foodtech industries.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Farming
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FarmWise — FarmWise provides technology-based services that allow farmers to streamline farm operations and increase food production efficiency.
  • Napigen — We are the genome editing company specialized for mitochondrial engineering. We address unmet needs of future food supplies by creating hybrid crop plants to boost their yields to an unprecedented level. The company’s technology creates robust male sterile lines that are ideal over conventional lines because of their stability and elitebackgrounds. This allows the production of non-GM hybrid seeds in crop plants that are currently mostly non-hybrid such as wheat. Our technology solution is expected to fulfill the highest level of public acceptance and aspiration.
  • Iamus Technologies — Iamus Technologies Limited is an Artificial Intelligence & Robotics company based in Ireland that has developed poultry specific robotic technology that empowers poultry farmers to make better and safer production decisions. Over the last 2 years we have been working globally with poultry processors in identifying KPIs that our robots cancontinuously gather on the ground in poultry sheds and feedback instantly to both producer and the relevant personnel back at the processing plant. Results to date are impressive with automatic and accurate data recovery from the birds on every part of the floor and analysis with real-time intervention now possible. These factors are key in addressing the growing demands of modern, intensive broiler production with the Iamus robot & platform meeting these requirements.
Elkstone Capital Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Elkstone is an investment firm, focusing on entrepreneurs, senior executives, institutional LPs, the venture community, and the Irish diaspora.The objective of the organization is to boost the economic value and overall well-being of the island of Ireland by expanding a network, facilitating deserving investments, and delivering excellentinvestment performance.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Lative — Lative automates capacity planning, maximizing profitable sales growth & revenue efficiency for high-performance revenue teams.
  • Cytidel — Cytidel helps security teams reduce breaches, save time, and stay secure. Vulnerability Management and Cyber Risk Management, and Threat Intelligence Specialists
  • Kerno — Instantly identify the root cause of any critical issue in your Cloud apps and get back to business in minutes, not hours.
Cedas Foundation VC Fund
Cedas Foundation
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Organic, Biopharma
  • Seed
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Hexafly — Hexafly is a biotechnology company that develops materials and sources form insects for aquafeed, chitin, and plant nutrition industry. It offers products from the sustainable farming of insects such as insect oil, protein, frass, and chitin. The company was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Kells, Meath, Ireland.
  • BioSapien — BioSapien is a pre-clinical biotech company developing novel biodegradable implantable products that deliver active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for oncology indications with reduced systemic side effects. The applications for this technology are currently under investigation for pancreatic cancer and lung cancer. The intended pipeline ofindications is expected to expand into other cancers such as colorectal, breast, and stomach cancers. BioSapien's 3D-printed MediChip delivers FDA-approved toxic high-dose systemic therapies in a localized slow-release biodegradable mesh which is able to target tissues while improving patients' quality of care and life.
The Yield Lab VC Fund · St Louis, Missouri, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
The Yield Lab invests in AgriFood Tech companies with technologies focused on crops, animal health, digital agriculture, logistics, and food ingredients. Initial investments range from $100,000 – $1.5M.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, AgTech, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Convertible Note
  • United States, Argentina, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • Seedz — Seedz is a platform that brings farmers, resellers, rural producers, and agricultural entrepreneurs together boost agri - industry.
  • Spotta — Spotta's smart pest systems help pest control monitor and identify pests. Solutions for hospitality, care homes, agriculture, farming and forestry.
  • NanobOx — Novel nanobubble generation technology enables ultra-low energy cost water aeration using nanobubbles. NanobOx employs a novel, patented method for producing air, oxygen, and ozone nanobubbles in water that is highly scalable and can be deployed both externally and immersed in the aqueous medium.
Wellcome Trust VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Wellcome Trust is a medical research charity that funds research that aims to protect and improving human and animal health. It focuses on the fields of public engagement, investments, innovation, humanities, and social science. It was founded in 1936 and headquartered in London, England.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Pharmaceutical
  • Grant, Series C, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Vaxxas — Vaxxas develops and commercializes needle-free vaccine delivery system. Vaxxas was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.
  • DataDotOrg — data.org brings together philanthropy, technology, academia, and social impact organizations to build the field of data science for social impact.
  • Feinstein Institute for Medical Research — Feinstein Institute For Medical Research is the research arm of Northwell Health, the largest health care provider and private employer in New York State. Home to 50 research labs, 3,000 clinical research studies and 5,000 researchers and staff, the Feinstein Institutes raises the standard of medical innovation through its five institutes ofbehavioral science, bioelectronic medicine, cancer, health innovations and outcomes, and molecular medicine. We make breakthroughs in genetics, oncology, brain research, mental health, autoimmunity, and are the global scientific leader in bioelectronic medicine – a new field of science that has the potential to revolutionize medicine.
Alimentos Ventures VC Fund
Accelerate innovation in aquaculture feed and technology.
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Investment focus
  • Farming, Aquaculture, Therapeutics
  • Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • MicroSynbiotiX — Microsynbiotix, an Irish-based Biotechnology company making microalgal oral vaccines for aquaculture
Carragh Holdings VC Fund
Carragh Holdings
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Bioinformatics
  • Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kastus Technologies — Kastus is embedded into glass during manufacturing. Creating the world's first surface that constantly cleans itself of over 99% of germs and viruses, including Covid 19. It works 24/7, for the lifetime of the glass.
Fulcrum Global Capital VC Fund · Mound City, Kansas, United States
Feeding the world one investment at a time
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Agriculture, Farming
  • Series A, Funding Round, Series B
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Rantizo — Fly more acres, deliver better service. The equipment, tools, and expertise you need to be the grower's first call for drone spray services.
  • Sabanto — Meet Steward, your autonomous operator. Install Steward on your existing tractor to operate 24/7 without sitting in the driver's seat. Book a demo today.
  • Vytelle — Vytelle is a company with a deeper purpose and revolutionary technology that helps to advance bovine, deer and buffalo genetics faster by redefining reproduction.
Silicon Valley Bank VC Fund · Santa Clara, California, United States · 23 investments in the past 12 months
Silicon Valley Bank is the financial partner of the innovation economy; helping individuals and investors in the innovation ecosystem achieve extraordinary outcomes.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Debt Financing, Series B, Series A
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Carputty — Carputty is a superior way to finance a car. Buying new, used, or refinancing? Carputty's flexible line of credit simplifies the process. Get started now!
  • Coast — Coast is the simple, all-in-one fleet and fuel card that helps businesses easily pay for and track vehicle expenses. It's quick to set up, easy-to-use, and full of rewards.
  • HawkEye 360 — HawkEye 360 is a space-based RF data analytics company with one-of-a-kind solutions to better spectrum mapping and monitoring on land & water
Street Capital VC Fund · Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Street Capital Financial Corporation is a Canadian wholesale lending company. As a wholesale lender, Street Capital doesn’t have an expensive branch network and as such can pass those savings to the consumer. Street Capital prides itself on offering consumers competitive products and interest rates with an exceptional level of service.Havingapproved lender status with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Street Capital is able to offer a broad spectrum of residential mortgage financing products to the consumer. Also, since we’re primarily focused on the mortgage broker origination channel, you’re assured that your mortgage will fit your needs comfortably.By continually working to develop innovative lending solutions and working in partnership with your local mortgage brokers, Street Capital is proud to help more Canadians realize their dreams of home ownership and enhancement.
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Automotive, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Biosensia — Biosensia is a Point-of-Care in-vitro diagnostics company that has a novel point-of-care platform, RapiPlex, available for licensing. RapiPlex combines highly innovative technologies to produce a practical, rapid, multiplexing POC in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) platform, enabling access to a broad range of diagnostic applications. Its componentchip and cartridge system are compatible with a variety of common biological sample types, including whole blood, serum, saliva, urine and nasal/genital swabs.
  • Drive Time Metrics — Drive Time Metrics is developing innovative new revenue streams from connected car data, and helping automotive OEMs monetize their connected vehicle platforms.
Blue Wire Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Blue Wire Capital (BWC) supports innovation by backing visionaries who want to change how the world works, primarily at pre-seed and seed. BWC provides exceptional founders and outstanding managers with fast & flexible access to capital, assistance, and a comprehensive network.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Advanced Materials, Art
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • beehiiv — Access the best tools available in email, helping your newsletter scale and monetize like never before.
  • Patch — Patch is your new neighbourhood space for work, community, and events.
  • Space DOTS — The first modular pico-labs for active in-space testing of advanced materials, from LEO to Cis-lunar and Interplanetary orbits.
Woodford Investment Management VC Fund · Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Woodford Investment Management is a privately owned investment firm manages equity mutual funds. At Woodford, they don’t want to be just another fund management company. They want to create something different and better for their investors and they feel strongly that existing and potential clients are entitled to understand what they are doingwith their money.As investors, they are active, engaged, long-term, disciplined, diligent and focused. That’s a lot of things to say about their selves but each word is important in helping you to understand how they manage money – they will explain in more detail as they move along.Their investment approach and process are focused on value discovery, not price discovery. They believe that financial markets are inherently inefficient and that, through disciplined and diligent analysis, they can identify investment opportunities where market prices do not reflect long-term fundamental value. By exploiting this pervasive market characteristic, they believe they can create real long-term value for their investors.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical
  • Series B, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Inivata — Inivata is a clinical cancer genomics company harnessing the emerging potential of circulating DNA analysis to improve testing and treatment for oncologists and their patients.Unlike conventional invasive biopsies, Inivata detects and analyses genomic material from a cancer patient’s cell-free, circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) which can be collectedthrough a simple blood sample. This non-invasive approach – a liquid biopsy – offers a revolution in how cancer is detected, monitored, and treated.
  • Revolut — Join 40+ million customers globally using Revolut to send money to 160+ countries, hold up-to 36 currencies in app, spend in 150+ currencies, and manage their money.
  • Atom Bank — Savings accounts, a range of mortgages & business loans, you'll find it all with Atom bank. App-based and designed to be hassle-free. Download the app today.
Novartis Venture Fund VC Fund · Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Our primary focus is on the development of novel therapeutics and platforms. We balance the therapeutic focus with investments in medical devices, diagnostics or drug delivery systems. In our investments we look for unmet need and clinical impact, novel proprietary science and understanding of mechanism, management and board experience and capitalefficiency in the program.We prefer to have our initial investment at the early stage to build the company and follow with additional investment in pace with the company:tm:s progress. We continue our approach of larger focused investments and anticipate total investments up to USD 30 to 50 mio per company over its life, but it can be as little as 100'000 USD to get started. We will increase our activities to lead or co-lead deals further and remain open to participate in larger syndicates. SectorsNew therapeutics & platformsMedical devices/implantsDiagnostics/biomarkersDrug delivery/biopolymersGeographyUSA/CanadaEuropeSwitzerlandAsia/Pacific
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Hyku — Hyku Biosciences is developing the next generation of covalent medicines by targeting histidine, tyrosine and lysine binding pockets in disease-causing proteins.
  • Hepalink — Hepalink is a manufactures ultra-pure pipeline control systems based on semiconductors and pan-semiconductor liquid circuits.
  • Mediar Therapeutics — Mediar Therapeutics is a preclinical stage biotechnology company developing antibody-based therapeutics to halt fibrosis in a variety of organ systems, including lung, liver, kidney, and skin.
WxNW VC Fund
WxNW operates as an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Sales, Consumer, Marketing
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Ovagen — Ovagen is a biotechnology company that has developed the process of producing germ free (GF) chicken eggs and GF birds in commercial quantities for use primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. Ovagen can also provide a Contract Research Service and has extensive expertise in SPF poultry & rodent housing & husbandry, in specific poultry& rodent research technologies to GMP standards and in avian transgenics.
  • UrbanFox — UrbanFox protects online retailers against new forms of stealth fraud by analysing and learning from existing legitimate and fraudulent customer behavioural patterns.
Inventages Venture Capital Investment Inc. VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Inventages Venture Capital Investment Inc is an investment arm of Nestle SA specializing in PIPES, seed, early, mid, and late venture investments. The firm seeks to invest in middle market and mature companies. It provides mezzanine and bridge financing. The firm seeks to invest in health care, life sciences, cosmeceuticals, pharmaceuticals,enabling technologies and services, and diagnostic and medical devices. Within the pharmaceutical sector, it typically invests in small molecules, proteins, antibodies, vaccines, phytopharmaceuticals, natural compounds, botanicals, antibiotics, and therapeutics. Within the diagnostic sector, it focuses on genetic materials, biomarkers, pathological markers, genetic profiles, protein profiles, pharmacogenomics, food and environmental safety, genetically modified organism detection and trading, medical monitoring, diagnostic and analytical tools, and quality control. Within enabling technologies and services it primarily invests in novel packaging, process and production technologies, supply chain management, innovative materials and resources, delivery systems for active compounds, encapsulation and prevention, food services, extraction and fractionation of biological materials, consumer relation management, green biotechnology, smell and taste modifying technologies, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, screen and characterization technologies, chemical and biological engineering, and innovative preventive and therapeutic concepts. It also invests in companies involved in the prevention of medical foods, nutraceuticals, cosmoceuticals, nutrition, innovative food, functional food, dietary and food supplements, oral and skin care, immune modulation and stimulation, and health and disease management.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Accera — Accera is a biotechnology company that engages in the discovery and development of therapeutic drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. It offers Ketasyn, a molecule for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and age-associated memory impairment. It was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.
  • XOLUTION — XOLUTION is the most advanced reclosable beverage container solution. Already in its prototype state, the new XO resealable can won the Can of the Year Award in Dubai in 2009 (Winner Silver - Category Prototype) and was enhanced and refined since, involving extensive market research and field testing. With the can now entering the consumer beveragemarket, they are confident that the product resembles a step forward for XOLUTION in becoming the market leader in this field. XOLUTION GmbH is headquartered in Munich, Germany. In 2008, Marc von Rettberg was named Chief Executive of the company. He joined Christian Bratsch, Vice President R&D, to introduce innovative designs to the beverage packaging industry for reclosable beverage cans.Rettberg and Bratsch established new product design guidelines with a clear focus on values and benefits for the entire supply chain. The innovative beverage can ends were required to offer easy usage to the consumer (intuitive, easy to open and reseal), easy integration for the beverage filler in the existing processes (no major adjustments to the filling line), easy handling for the can maker (XO reclosable can ends based on standard shells), and improved commercialization for the beverage brand (unique branding options). And, of course, the focus was set on providing these benefits at a reasonable overall cost.In 2009, Can Maker Magazine recognized the XOLUTION innovative resealable can with the Silver Award in the Prototype category for the XO-400 reclosable beverage can lid. Since Time-to-Market is a key challenge for all innovators, Rettberg and Bratsch have created a competitive advantage of rapid prototyping and testing capabilities in their Salzburg R&D Center. XOLUTION GmbH is managed by one of the most competent teams in the business. With long-term experiences in their respective fields, their leading specialists guarantee the best coverage of all business areas from prototyping, R&D and product management to trading and distribution. With their knowledge, the XO Resealable Can was successfully converted from a simple vision to a technologically sophisticated product that will have a significant influence on the canned beverage market.
  • Ripple Foods — Ripple Foods specializes in making non-dairy milk with just as much protein as milk and half the sugar. Ripple has 8x the protein of almond milk and half the sugar of dairy milk. It’s high in bioavailable calcium (50% more than milk), potassium and provides a good source of omega-3s. It’s lower in calories than milk and best of all, it has thecreamy, delicious texture our dairy-free friends are missing. No more thin, chalky almond/ soy/ cashew milk.It was founded in 2014 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.
Kreos Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Kreos Capital is Europe's largest and leading provider of growth debt to high-growth companies with revenues up to €150 million. Since 1998, as the pioneer growth debt provider across the UK, Western Europe, Scandinavia and Israel: Kreos has completed nearly 450 transactions and committed €1.8 billion in 14 different countries. Kreos has aproven track record of adding value to portfolio companies and helping them to grow with additional capital and flexibility throughout their business cycle whilst working closely with both the portfolio company management team and their equity sponsors.The Kreos global team has extensive debt financing, management and equity investing experience, covering the pan-European market from its locations in London, Tel Aviv and Stockholm.Kreos is a value added partner, able to offer additional capital and more flexibility with lower equity dilution. Kreos's international team has extensive entrepreneurial, debt financing and equity investing experience, covering all local European markets from its locations in London, Tel Aviv and Stockholm.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Debt Financing, Series B, Post-IPO Debt
  • United Kingdom, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Abivax — Abivax recently presented impressive 9-month interim extension data from studies of ABX464 in ulcerative colitis during an oral presentation at DDW 2019, demonstrating a continued duration of beneficial effect in patients after 11-months of treatment. View the conference presentation, here:
  • BiolineRx — BioLineRx is building a best-in-class pipeline designed to deliver meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients with certain cancers and rare diseases.
  • Crescendo Biologics — Crescendo Biologics is a new Cambridge-based company whose vision is to deliver next-generation antibody therapeutics based on novel class-leading platforms.The focus of the company is on developing platforms that will address key issues in generating high-affinity, soluble, human VH antibody fragments. These are the smallest fragments thatretain antibody binding, and have many desirable properties as potential therapeutics. Crescendo will then utilise these platforms for product development of in-house targets or in partnership with other companies.
KBI Biopharma VC Fund · Durham, North Carolina, United States
KBI Biopharma is an award-winning biopharmaceutical contract services organization providing fully-integrated, accelerated drug development and biomanufacturing services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies globally.With each of our 300+ client partners, we have worked closely to personalize and rapidly accelerate their drug developmentprograms. Built upon a foundation of world-class analytical capabilities, we deliver efficient process development and clinical and commercial cGMP manufacturing services for mammalian, microbial, and cell therapy programs.We have locations in Durham and Research Triangle Park (NC), Boulder and Louisville (CO), The Woodlands (TX), San Diego (CA), and Leuven, Belgium.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Life Science, Medical
  • Seed, Series A, Series D
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Absci — A better, faster path to new medicines. We translate ideas into drugs with an AI-powered approach to biologic drug discovery and cell line development.
  • GlycoSeLect — GlycoSeLect Ltd specialises in the development and production of Recombinant Prokaryotic Lectins (RPLs).
  • ReForm Biologics — ReForm Biologics is an engineering superior biotherapeutic formulation for fragile patients. Its proprietary technology provides patented, FDA-friendly excipients for a wide range of therapeutic biologics. Using its platforms, drug companies can make life-saving medicines easier to administer, less immunogenic, more stable, and more efficient toproduce. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Woburn, Massachusetts.
EQT Life Sciences VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 13 investments in the past 12 months
EQT life science develops innovative medicines, devices, and tools to address the single important thing that matters to the preservation of health. The organization believes that such opportunities add value to all stakeholders.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • United States, The Netherlands, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Phagenesis — Phagenesis is developing a device for the treatment for dysphagia, the inability to swallow safely, that often accompanies stroke or other neuro-deficit diseases. The approach is to harness the brain's own capacity for relearning functions that have been lost through brain damage (via "neuroplasticity" or "corticalremapping"). Focusing initially on the care of stroke patients as they recover in hospital (acute care), Prof Shaheen Hamdy of the University of Manchester, UK, painstakingly devised a method of delivering electrical signals from the pharynx (throat) along nerve cells directly to the relevant parts of the brain. The results of his work have been published in top peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals, including The Lancet, the Nature group of publications, and Gastroenterology.
  • Onera Health — Introduction to Onera sleep diagnostics and monitoring solutions
  • Tubulis — Reimagining Antibody Drug Conjugates Tubulis generates uniquely matched protein-drug conjugates through the combination of novel proprietary technologies and disease-specific biologic insight. Our goal is to expand the therapeutic potential of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) by increasing design flexibility while overcoming constraints of toxicity, efficacy and indication. Tubulis will build new conjugates to fill its pipeline and
Bpifrance VC Fund · Maisons-alfort, Ile-de-France, France · 73 investments in the past 12 months
Bpifrance provides financial solutions for companies that are booting up the listing on the stock exchange and credit equity. It includes OSEO, CDC Entreprises, FSI, and FSI Regions to offer in your area of financial solutions at every stage of the life of your business.Bpifrance was founded in 2012 and is based in Maisons-alfort, Ile-de-France,France.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • France, United States, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • FlexAI — We are unlocking the future of Machine Intelligence by rearchitecting the compute infrastructure
  • 52 Hertz — 52 Hertz has developed the Talkie-Divy, an underwater communications device that enhances safety, fun, and enjoyment in scuba diving, incorporating technologies directly adaptable to scuba diving regulators, while also considering environmental issues.
  • Docent — Docent is the first AI-powered mobile application to offer a fully-personalized experience for discovering, accessing and collecting contemporary masterpieces.
Cambridge Innovation Capital VC Fund · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Cambridge Innovation Capital backs life sciences and technology companies with an affiliation to Cambridge, Europe’s capital for innovation. As a preferred investor for the University of Cambridge, they have unparalleled access to investment opportunities in the ecosystem.Since our inception in 2013, they have raised £275 million to invest indisruptive, deep-tech businesses in sectors including, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, quantum technologies, autonomous systems, therapeutics, medtech/diagnostics, digital health, and genomics/proteomics.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Therapeutics
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Riverlane — Riverlane's mission is to make quantum computing useful far sooner than previously imaginable, starting an era of human progress as significant as the industrial and digital revolutions.
  • T-Therapeutics — T-Therapeutics is a expertise in mouse genome engineering, deep expertise in biopharmaceutical drug development, single cell genomics, machine-learning and structural biology, anchored in a culture of creativity and collaboration. .
  • Complement Therapeutics — Turning powerful new Complement System insights into innovative treatments Developing the next generation of complement medicines [chevron-down] Turning powerful new Complement System insights into innovative treatments Developing the next generation of complement medicines [chevron-down] Geographic atrophy (late dry age-related macular degeneration) is a chronic eye condition that affects millions - and for which there is
Claret Capital Partners VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Claret Capital provides specialty debt financing to European growth businesses, predominantly in the technology, life sciences and environmental sectors. Typical loan sizes range from €1M-€40M with the flexibility to do larger transactions opportunistically.They look for investment opportunities in high growth business with proven managementteams in need of capital to fuel organic growth, acquisitions, equipment purchases, bridge loans and various forms of recapitalization.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Mobile
  • Debt Financing, Funding Round, Series A
  • United Kingdom, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Abivax — Abivax recently presented impressive 9-month interim extension data from studies of ABX464 in ulcerative colitis during an oral presentation at DDW 2019, demonstrating a continued duration of beneficial effect in patients after 11-months of treatment. View the conference presentation, here:
  • Holidu — Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide that aims to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. Its search engine uses proprietary image recognition technology to compare the prices of millions of rental properties across hundred of websites including Airbnb, Booking.com, and Homeaway. This enablesusers to quickly find the ideal accommodation and to save up to 55% on their bookings. It was founded in 2014 by brothers Johannes and Michael Siebers and is headquartered in Munich, Bayern, Germany.
  • Exoticca — Exoticca develops an online platform intended to facilitate travel booking. The company's platform offers holiday packages which includes flights, accommodation, meals, guides and private transports, for exotic locations all around the world, enabling travelers to book travel packages online at competitive prices.
Xenium Capital VC Fund
Xenium Capital
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Atrian Medical — AtriAN is commercializing technology created at Mayo Clinic in the US. AtriAN is an Irish Medical Device company based in Galway--A powerful and prolific hub for medical devices.AtriAN uses a gentle energy, micro Pulsed Electric Fields (mPEF) to only ablate hyperactivity. The other tissues such as the myocardium are spared.
  • ProVerum Medical — ProVerum Medical is an early stage medical device startup for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Tympany Medical — Tympany Medical is a Needs-driven, Innovative MedTech StartUp based in the West of Ireland
Mayo Clinic Ventures VC Fund · Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Mayo Clinic Ventures is dedicated to quickly bringing answers to the people who need them most: the patients living with diseases and conditions that threaten to limit or even end their lives. Our team works closely with Mayo physicians and scientists to mine inventions, ideas and discoveries that will truly transform health care. Their dedicatedefforts bring significant financial support to Mayo's patient care, education and research efforts.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Ireland, China
Portfolio highlights
  • Turtle Health — Turtle Health is a virtual fertility counselling clinic. We provide you with personalized, medically meaningful information to help you plan your fertility journey, early and affordably.
  • The Patient Company — The Patient Company provides clinical staff members with an automated lateral patient transfer device called SimPull. The company was founded in 2019 by Andrew Heuerman and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Tympany Medical — Tympany Medical is a Needs-driven, Innovative MedTech StartUp based in the West of Ireland
Cultivian Sandbox Ventures VC Fund · Chicago, Illinois, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Cultivian Sandbox is a venture capital firm focused on building next-generation disruptive agriculture and food technology companies capable of generating superior returns. As early investors and active board members, we employ a hands-on approach to building companies and are often directly involved in setting company strategy, recruiting keyexecutives, and raising additional capital. Much more than simply a financial resource, we are capable of delivering tremendous value though active collaboration with our strategic partners and network, which are unparalleled in the agriculture and food industries.As both experienced operating managers and venture investors we add value to portfolio companies both through our highly skilled team and extensive industry network. Our investment team combines the domain expertise and investment experience from Cultivian Ventures and Sandbox Industries. Our expertise in sourcing, evaluating, closing, managing and ultimately exiting successful equity investments positions us not only to build stronger businesses, but reshape industries.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, Biotechnology, Farming
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Canada, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Full Harvest — Waste less, profit more. Source imperfect and surplus fruits and vegetables up to 10-30% off.
  • Debut — Debut Biotech is a biotechnology company that focuses on providing specialty enzyme solutions combined with continuous manufacturing. It combines the power of enzymes with continuous manufacturing to create and modify small and large molecules for a wide range of industries and applications.The company was founded in 2019 and is based in SanDiego, California.
  • Leaf Agriculture — Simplify farm data integration and management with Leaf's unified agriculture API. Connect fields, operations, imagery, weather, and more from multiple providers via a single source.
Clay Capital VC Fund · Singapore, Central Region, Singapore · 3 investments in the past 12 months
VisVires New Protein is a pioneering investor focused on solving the persistent challenges of our food and feed system.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Biotechnology, Health Care
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • France, Israel, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Cook-e — Cook-e's robotic kitchen automatically prepares warm dishes such as bowls, pastas, woks, from fresh ingredients. Recipes can be entered in the software controlling the robot. The robot can cook up to 100 dishes/hour.
  • Infinite Roots — Mushlabs is a biotech company using fermentation to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms.
  • TOOPI Organics — TOOPI Organics is specializing in using human urine for agriculture and industry
Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
The Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund is a joint fund built with contributions from the Bank of Ireland, the University of Limerick Foundation, and government-backed The seed fund will invest in export-oriented high potential firms that operate in the technology, food and financial services sectors, inaddition to supporting patent and patent pending projects within Irish universities, targeting investments between EUR 100K-500K. The new fund comprises of a €17 million investment by Bank of Ireland, along with funding of €8 million from Enterprise Ireland and € 1million by the University of Limerick Foundation. It will be managed by
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Investment focus
  • Software, Photography, Solar
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Pulsate — Engage digitally banked customers effectively with Pulsate: tools for deeper, impactful relationships beyond branch interactions.
  • LegitFit — LegitFit is there to help you from first sale to scale! Our leading software solution is everything you need to run & grow a successful business. It's easy to use, affordable, and integrates powerful tools for bookings, payments, and communication!
  • Certification Europe — Certification Europe offers ISO Certification, Inspection and ISO Training solutions to drive compliance for our clients!
Covidien VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Covidien plc engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. Segments The company operates its businesses through four segments: Medical Devices includes the development, manufacture and sale of endomechanical instruments, soft tissue repair products, energy devices, oximetry andmonitoring products, airway and ventilation products, vascular devices, SharpSafety products, clinical care products and other medical device products; Imaging Solutions includes the development, manufacture and marketing of radiopharmaceuticals and contrast products; Pharmaceutical Products includes the development, manufacture and distribution of dosage pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients; and Medical Supplies includes the development, manufacture and sale of nursing care products, medical surgical products and original equipment manufacturer products (OEM). The Medical Device segment develops, manufactures and sells an array of products which the company categorizes in the following product groups: - Endomechanical Instrumentsâ includes its laparoscopic instruments and surgical staplers. - Soft Tissue Repair Productsâ includes its sutures, mesh and biosurgery products. - Energy Devicesâ includes its vessel sealing, electrosurgical and ablation products and related capital equipment. Oximetry and Monitoring Productsâ includes its sensors, monitors and temperature management products. Airway and Ventilation Products—includes its airway, ventilator, breathing systems, sleep and inhalation therapy products. Vascular Devicesâ ”includes its compression and vascular therapy products. SharpSafety Productsâ includes its needles, syringes and sharps disposable products. Clinical Care Productsâ includes its urology, enteral feeding and other advanced woundcare products.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Therapeutics, Biotechnology
  • Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FIRE1 — FIRE1 and is based in Dublin, Ireland, will focus on developing novel therapeutic devices.
Moffett Investment Holdings VC Fund
Moffett Investment Holdings is an investment firm
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Series A, Series B
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Neuromod Devices — Neuromod is a medical device company formed to advance the science of bi-modal neuromodulation.We are committed to delivering treatments that significantly reduce the suffering of underserved patient populations who live with chronic and debilitating conditions globally. Our goal is to design products that empower patients to take control oftheir own treatment, delivering targeted therapies that integrate seamlessly into a modern lifestyle.Neuromod has developed and patented a bi-modal neuromodulation technology that it is evaluating for neurological disorders including chronic tinnitus, a condition affecting 10% of the adult population and commonly known as 'ringing in the ears'.
Earlybird Venture Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 23 investments in the past 12 months
Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all development and growth phases of technology companies. Among the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources but also strategic support plus access to an international network and capital markets. With EUR 2 billion under management,eight IPOs and 30 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most established and active venture capital firms in Europe.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Germany, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Draftwise — DraftWise deals with knowledge management and business intelligence that assists law firms to procure quality contracts swiftly. It enables clients to avail and customize the security according to their requirements. DraftWise was founded in 2020 by Emre Ozen, Ozan Yalti, and James Ding and was headquartered in New York.
  • Ceartas DMCA — Ceartas is the leader in piracy protection for creators, brands & enterprise. Powered by AI, we have the highest removal rate in the industry
  • Prothea Technologies — Prothea Technologies is a private medical technology business to provide lung cancer biopsy and therapy in a single hospital visit.
Ascent Capital VC Fund · Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Ascent Capital is a leading India-focused independent private equity firm. They are one of the most experienced teams on ground with over 150+ years of collective experience in Indian capital markets. Over the past 15 years they have helped over 55 entrepreneurial teams build leading businesses across diverse sectors such as Technology, Ecommerce,Healthcare, Financial Services, Consumer Brands, Infrastructure, etc.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Health Care, Manufacturing
  • Funding Round, Series C, Series B
  • India, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Haber — We provide automation solutions for the Pulp and Paper Industry. We have expertise in process automation for chemical dosing. Our solutions are scalable to food and beverage, institutions with HVAC applications as well as metals and mining industries.
  • EnKash — Enkash is now Asia's 1st and Smartest Spend Management Platform that offer services like Account Payable, Accounts Receivable, Expense Management & many more.
  • MyGlamm — MyGlamm is a direct-to-consumer beauty brand that offers an online beauty products marketplace with international spa and salon products. The company uses a combination of technology, content, and social media to allow consumers to not only discover its products but also create rich, personalized, content and tutorial.MyGlamm was founded in 2015and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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