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Top 50 Health Care VC Funds in Ireland

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

Top 50 Health Care VC Funds in Ireland

Investor Health Care Ireland investments
Enterprise Ireland 66
Western Development Commission 16
Kernel Capital 15
AIB Seed Capital Fund 14
Atlantic Bridge University Fund 12
Irrus Investments 12
Enterprise Equity 10
Act Venture Capital 10
NDRC 10
Elkstone Capital Partners 9
HBAN Medtech Syndicate 9
Fountain Healthcare Partners 9
Atlantic Bridge 8
EIT Health 7
Business Venture Partners 7
Seroba Life Sciences 7
Delta Partners 7
Furthr VC 7
The Yield Lab Europe 5
Business Growth Fund 4
Xenium Capital 4
EQT Life Sciences 4
Boole 4
Venturewave Capital 3
Ascentifi 3
Broadview Ventures 3
Development Capital 3
Lightstone Ventures 3
Medtech Syndicate Nominee 3
European Investment Bank 3
SVG Ventures 2
Life Sciences Fund Amsterdam 2
Partisan Management Group 2
Earlybird Venture Capital 2
Cantor Fitzgerald 2
Glanzmann Enterprises 2
Mayo Clinic Ventures 2
Boole Investment Syndicate 2
Oyster Capital Partners 2
Infinity Capital 2
E15 VC 2
SVG Ventures 2
HealthCap 2
Cormorant Asset Management 1
Third Swedish National Pension Fund 1
Inventages Venture Capital Investment Inc. 1
KBI Biopharma 1
Kreos Capital 1
Bpifrance 1
Cell 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
NDRC VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
NDRC builds high-impact new ventures. By providing the people, time, space and investment needed at the earliest stages of dedicated commercialisation work, NDRC is creating companies worthy of commercial investment and with the ability to scale. The NDRC team has the breadth of knowledge and expertise in technology and markets. NDRC worksside-by-side with researchers, entrepreneurs and venture teams to turn great ideas into successful new ventures.By the end of 2014, NDRC’s portfolio of startup ventures had secured a cumulative €88m in follow-on investment from commercial investors, with a combined market capitalisation of approx. €220m.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Convertible Note
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Hiiker — Find 1000s of the best backpacking and hiking adventures, with reviews, photos, and great places to stay.
  • Dataships — Dataships uses top level data privacy software to help your brand, no matter your location.
  • 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
EIT Health VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
EIT Health is a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the EU. We deliver solutions to enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical Device, Medical
  • Grant, Pre-Seed, Seed
  • United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Ochre Bio — Ochre Bio is developing therapies for the biggest liver health challenges.
  • Trak — Do you know TRAK's tele rehabilitation software? Get more clinical performance and grow your physical therapy business, request a trial!
  • Nanordica Medical — Nanordica Medical develops novel nanoparticle-based antibacterial wound care products.
Business Venture Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Business Venture Partners was founded in 2004 as a corporate finance adviser for SME/owner managed businesses. The investment team is comprised of Elliott Griffin, Ronan Smith, Edel Coen and Mark Ruane and the team skills combine deep industry knowledge with experience in venture investing, corporate finance and international expansion. Theteam works on behalf of its clients buying and selling companies, raising finances, working with start-ups and advising on strategic growth, business succession and owner exits.Since 2007, BVP has successfully raised and managed 10 Simple Green BES and EII Funds. They have invested, on behalf of their investors, in some of Ireland’s most innovative companies such as Celtic Bioenergy, EFT Controls, and UrbanVolt. Our investment strategy is to spread investments over project finance and a portfolio of high potential companies. Their philosophy is to work hard with each investment to deliver valuable support for the company promoters and build shareholder value for their investors.In 2016 BVP launched The 10th BVP Green EII Fund. The fund provides eligible investors with the opportunity to avail of up to 40% income tax relief and provides the investor access to a portfolio of cleantech companies and renewable energy projects. The 11th Green Fund will be launched in Q4 2017.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Information Technology, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • OOHPod — Self service parcel lockers for personal and business customers. Choose from a range of plans to suit you. Pay As You Go, Monthly and Premium Subscriptions available. Find your nearest OOHPod parcel locker and start using your out of home flexible address today.
  • 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.
  • X-BOLT Orthapaedics — X-Bolt Trauma Solutions for osteoporotic bone fixation. FDA 510(k) approved. Clinical studies include the WHITE One (n=100) and WHITE Four (n=1,140) randomized control trials.
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.
Delta Partners VC Fund · Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Early stage VC investments and funding for start-ups / founders in Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Kayna — Kayna is an insurance distribution company that collaborates with vertical SaaS platforms and utilises data to offer insurance services.
  • Offr — Offr is the new way to buy and sell property, quickly and transparently.
  • Tailr — Redefining production for the clothing industry.
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.
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.
Business Growth Fund VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 21 investments in the past 12 months
BGF is the most active equity investor in the UK and Ireland, providing long-term, minority investment to growing companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Series A, Private Equity
  • United Kingdom, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Skewb — Skewb is a business consulting firm that provides digital transformation, workforce management, and energy efficiency services.
  • Elite Dynamics — Leading software solution developed for Holiday Parks, Marinas, Holiday Home Manufacturers and Holiday Home Dealers.
  • The Insights Family — The global leader in kids, parents, and family market research. Clarity and confidence from independent real-time data & insights.
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
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
Boole VC Fund
Boole
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Incereb — Lifelines Neuro offers exceptional infant EEG electrodes with Incereb. Learn more about this wonderful device for neonates in the NICU.
  • ProVerum Medical — ProVerum Medical is an early stage medical device startup for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
Venturewave Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
VentureWave Capital is an actively managed private equity group that invests in and builds great companies.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Apps, Business Intelligence
  • Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Xocean — Using unmanned surface vessels (USVs), XOCEAN offers turnkey data collection services to Surveyors, Companies and Agencies.
  • Medihive — Our software and clinical solutions remove friction from patient pathways across healthcare, insurance, medtech and many more industries. Book a call today!
  • Funderbeam — Funderbeam is a funding and trading platform that connects companies and investors to buy and sell equity stakes. The platform allows the founders to gain exposure, legal support, a funding manager, or an investor network. It also allows the investors to take control of their investments and trade anytime they want.The company was founded in 2013as a global data platform for startup companies.
Ascentifi VC Fund · Galway, Galway, Ireland
Discover start-up investing made simple. Access VC-led rounds, build your portfolio, and unlock growth at Ascentifi
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Health Care, Medical Device
  • Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • CroíValve — CroíValve is a developed a safe, effective, easy to use, percutaneous solution for treating all patients with severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Bluedrop Medical — Evidence shows regular inspection of the feet can greatly reduce the risk of developing a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).
  • X-BOLT Orthapaedics — X-Bolt Trauma Solutions for osteoporotic bone fixation. FDA 510(k) approved. Clinical studies include the WHITE One (n=100) and WHITE Four (n=1,140) randomized control trials.
Broadview Ventures VC Fund · Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Broadview Ventures, Inc. (Broadview) was established in 2008 as a new program conceived by the Leducq family. Through Broadview, the trust will work to accelerate the development of promising technology in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease through targeted investment in and support of early stage technology ventures.The FoundationLeducq, based in Paris, France, is the beneficiary of a charitable trust. In order to further the Foundation Leducq's mission in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease, the trust has made funds available to Broadview to develop a program which will promote early state technology in these fields through investments, licensing agreements and consortium funding arrangements, as well as professional, management and consulting support.With this initiative the trust joins other leaders in the venture philanthropy movement in seeking creative solutions to the problem of what is commonly referred to as the 'translational gap', a significant component of which is a lack of funding at a critical moment in the development of new technology and science.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical Device
  • Series A, Seed, Debt Financing
  • United States, Canada, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • IsomAb — IsomAb evaluate and develop isoform specific antibodies to treat disease.
  • Nyra Medical — MitraPlug has created a catheter-plug technology for repairing a leaky mitral valve in the heart.This adjustable device needs only a two-inch surgical incision and can be inserted directly into the heart. Then the cardiologist can use the catheter to adjust the size and position of the plug to correct the leakage. When correctly fitted, thecatheter is removed, and the incision is closed, leaving only a small scar.
  • Cardiosense — Cardiosense offers a physiological waveform AI platform to develop predictive biomarkers for the detection and treatment of disease. Its platform leverages multi-modal sensors and industry-leading AI to develop predictive biomarkers for the detection and treatment of disease.
Development Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
At Development Capital, they are aware of the significant growth opportunities available to mid-sized companies and understand the management teams’ unique requirement for not only finance, but also for a funding partner who will bring experience, expertise and international reach to assist secure and maximise the business growth opportunity.Development Capital provides investee companies with a unique and unprecedented partnership approach which will maximise the growth opportunity in the most prompt and efficient manner. In addition to their experienced Investment Directors, their partners include:High profile and experienced Industry Experts who will provide direction and support to investee companies; andMajor Irish Corporates who have committed not only funding but also their international experience.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Telecommunications, VoIP
  • Funding Round, Seed, Private Equity
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • IP Telecom — Ireland's most competitive SME & Enterprise VoIP provider. We are Ireland's leading VoIP Phone Systems Provider. Connect your business to the technology of today.
  • Nomadic Dairy — Nomadic Dairy is a growing, premium branded yogurt manufacturer. The company supplies multiple products across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
  • Spotlight Oral Care — Spotlight Oral Care aims to create the best oral health products, to educate and promote oral care, empowering people to engage with true customised preventative oral care.
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.
Medtech Syndicate Nominee VC Fund
Medtech Syndicate Nominee
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Health Care, Medical Device
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kite Medical — Kite medical has developed a novel device for detecting Kidney Reflux in children with Urinary Tract Infections. The non-invasive diagnostic solution for kidney reflux removes the need for complicated procedures and a hospital visit. Kidney reflux is the most common urological disorder in childhood, affecting up to three per cent of young children.It is most prevalent from six months to five years of age. The condition may resolve as the child gets older, but left undiagnosed and untreated it can lead to permanent kidney damage and ultimately to kidney failure.
  • Signum Surgical — Founded in 2014 by Eoin Bambury and Moshe Zilversmit, Signum Surgical is a medtech platform striving to develop technology that could cure perianal fistula. Bambury and Zilversmit, who met on the BioInnovate Ireland programme at NUI Galway, recognised a lack of innovation surrounding the treatment of perianal fistulas (small tunnels that developbetween the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus). The device developed by Signum Surgical is implanted post-surgery to prevent reinfection and to allow a faster healing process.
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.
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
Life Sciences Fund Amsterdam VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Life Sciences Fund Amsterdam is an independent venture capital fund aiming to capitalize on new technological developments in the life sciences sector. It provides investment capital to fund high tech entrepreneurial activity in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area in general and at the academic medical centres in particular. The fund is a specialistt fund, targeting companies that are developing commercially promising products and technologies in life sciences, including: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and other high technology opportunities that offer venture capital returns. The Fund focuses on seed and early stage companies, but also on pre-seed commercially viable academic projects.The close collaboration between the fund, the technology transfer offices of the Life Sciences Centre Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Biomed Cluster, enables the fund to facilitate the transfer of technology to the private sector and to provide emerging technology companies and university researchers with vital seed funding and specialized financial and technical assistance. The fund started in 2007 and is now fully invested.
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Medical, Communities
  • Series A, Funding Round, Private Equity
  • Ireland, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Sigmascreening — At Sigmascreening, an Amsterdam based medical device company, they focus on the development of new products in the area of breast cancer screening. Sigmascreening is established as a spin-off company from the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam (AMC Amsterdam). They have several products under development, which are all aimed at improving digitalmammography, the “golden standard” in breast cancer screening.
  • Neurent Medical — Neurent Medical is dedicated to developing highly innovative non-surgical interventions that treat chronic inflammatory Sino-Nasal diseases.
Partisan Management Group VC Fund · Evergreen, Colorado, United States
Partisan Management Group is a highly successful, early stage venture capital investor in medical device companies.
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Funding Round, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • TriSalus Life Sciences — Surefire Medical, based in Westminster, Colorado, was founded in 2009 to develop a novel infusion system for the interventional radiology market. The Surefire's Infusion System is designed to precisely deliver embolic agents through the sophisticated expandable tip portion of its catheter. Because of this differentiated expandable tip, whichcollapses in forwarding flow to maintain blood flow and dynamically expands to the vessel wall in reverse flow to minimize reflux, Surefire's Infusion System is designed to substantially reduce damage to healthy tissue.
  • Enable Injections — Enable Injections designs, manufactures, and sells wearable delivery devices for injectable drugs. The Enable Injections products can deliver drugs directly from standard vials supplied by all pharmaceutical companies, can reconstitute powdered drugs into liquids as a part of the injection procedure, can inject very viscous drugs, and can inject upto 20 ml. Such products are called bolus injection systems. No other existing drug delivery device can accomplish all of these tasks. Approximately 900 new drugs are being developed that may require bolus injection technology like that being developed by Enable Injections. The total market is expected to reach $8 billion within ten years. Partisan principals have supplied 10% of the seed capital to Enable Injections. It also delivers a controlled flow of up to 50 ml of a biologic through an automatically inserted needle. Enable Injections also offers a version of the drug delivery platform that may connect to smartphones via Bluetooth. It also utilizes any standard container closure system, including syringes or vials; automatically warms and can automatically mix lyophilized solutions.Enable Injections was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
  • Ponce De Leon Pharmaceuticals — Ponce De Leon Pharmaceuticals is a privately financed development stage company, committed to the extension of human health span, endeavoring to offer more healthy years of living. In conjunction with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the Company has developed a formulation comprised of GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) components. Thisformulation has been shown to radically increase mean lifespan in the invertebrate model (C. Elegan), well beyond any previously published data on drugs or compounds. Testing has now begun at the Buck Institute in the mammalian model (mouse), and the Company hopes to have a patent pending product available to the public at the conclusion of those studies, or in about three years.
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.
Cantor Fitzgerald VC Fund · New York, New York, United States
Cantor Fitzgerald is a global financial services firm that specializes in equities, investment banking, and real estate, fixed income and currencies, prime services, and, affiliates. The firm is known for developing advanced technologies to expand market access, and help clients achieve their most important financial and strategic objectives. Thiscommitment to client-centered innovation has led to enduring relationships with many of the world’s most demanding institutional investors and corporations. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in New York.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical
  • Post-IPO Equity, Series B, Series A
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Wejo — We unlock limitless possibilities with connected vehicle data
  • Satellogic — Making Earth Observation imagery accessible and affordable to solve the world's most pressing problems
  • REIGO Investments — Reigo Investments is a technology company reshaping the real estate investment space. Focusing on the senior hard money lending US market, the company employs data science to improve performance, reduce defaults, and reduce underwriting time dramatically.
Glanzmann Enterprises VC Fund
Glanzmann Enterprises
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Health Care, Medical Device
  • Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Signum Surgical — Founded in 2014 by Eoin Bambury and Moshe Zilversmit, Signum Surgical is a medtech platform striving to develop technology that could cure perianal fistula. Bambury and Zilversmit, who met on the BioInnovate Ireland programme at NUI Galway, recognised a lack of innovation surrounding the treatment of perianal fistulas (small tunnels that developbetween the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus). The device developed by Signum Surgical is implanted post-surgery to prevent reinfection and to allow a faster healing process.
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
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.
Oyster Capital Partners VC Fund · Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
Oyster Capital Partners, an Irish private equity firm, specializes in the energy technology, IT, and healthcare sectors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Medical Device, Enterprise Software
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Inclusio — The inclusio diversity and inclusion platform is designed to measure and positively shift the culture of your organisation. Contact us for more information.
  • Ooodles — The service platform to get premium tech products for you, your business and your employees
  • &Open — For businesses that gift to give back, share joy, or show they care. All you need is an email.
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.
E15 VC VC Fund · Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
E15 VC is a Hong Kong-based venture capital firm specializing in global deep-tech investments.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical, Robotics
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Frankie Health — Unmind is the leading workplace wellbeing platform, on a mission to create mentally healthy workplaces where employees can flourish.
  • Eikon Therapeutics — Eikon Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company that leverages super-resolution microscopy as well as the latest advances in biology, chemistry, engineering, and automation toward the goal of discovering and inventing innovative therapies that will improve and extend life.
  • Vicarious Surgical — Vicarious Surgical, a next-generation medical robotics company, designs technology for minimally invasive surgery with a focus on abdominal access and visualization through a single port.
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.
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.
Cormorant Asset Management VC Fund · Boston, Massachusetts, United States · 12 investments in the past 12 months
Cormorant Asset Management is an employee-owned hedge fund sponsor that provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. The firm also focuses on both public and private market innovative companies in the biotechnology and life sciences marketplace.Cormorant Asset Management was founded in 2013 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts, UnitedStates.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical
  • Series B, Series C, Series A
  • United States, China, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Triveni Bio — Triveni Bio is pioneering a genetics-informed precision medicine approach to develop functional antibodies to treat immunological and inflammatory disorders.
  • BlossomHill Therapeutics — BlossomHill Therapeutics, Inc. is a small molecule drug discovery and development company focused on unmet medical needs in oncology and autoimmune disorders.
  • Synnovation Therapeutics — Synnovation Therapeutics is a precision oncology company focused on small molecule therapies optimized to target key driver mechanisms in cancers. It is dedicated to the discovery and development of therapeutics that can improve the lives of people with cancer. Leveraging its deep expertise in medicinal chemistry, cancer biology, andpatient-focused precision medicine, it builds a diverse pipeline of novel small-molecule targeted therapies. It aims to efficiently advance these agents into clinical trials with the goal of transforming cancer patient care.
Third Swedish National Pension Fund VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
Third Swedish National Pension Fund employs different investment strategies in the interest of spreading risk and protecting pensions for current and future pensioners. The firm was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Battery, CleanTech
  • Funding Round, Post-IPO Equity
  • Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Saniona — Improving the lives of rare disease patients around the world through scientific innovation.
  • Northvolt — Northvolt develops sustainable lithium-ion batteries in conjunction with R&D, industrialization, and recycling to support clean energy. It provides electrification and renewable energy storage designed for lithium-ion battery plant to produce batteries for electric vehicles. Northvolt's product is an environment-friendly batterymanufactured with minimal carbon footprint and with recycling technology without compromising with important eco-systems, enabling the auto industry to replace fossil fuels with electricity in an efficient manner. The company aims to establish a supply of sustainable battery cells and systems.In 2016, Paolo Cerruti and Peter Carlsson headquartered the company in Stockholm, Stockholms Lan.
  • 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.
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.
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.
Kreos Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Kreos Capital provides innovative and flexible debt solutions to equity-backed, pan-European and Israeli high-growth companies in the technology and healthcare sectors.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Debt Financing, Series B, Post-IPO Debt
  • United Kingdom, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Qover — Plug & play solutions empowering any digital business to integrate insurance into its strategy. Our promise? A tailored insurance experience, right when your customers need it most.
  • 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:
  • 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.
Bpifrance VC Fund · Maisons-alfort, Ile-de-France, France · 117 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, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • France, United States, Switzerland
Portfolio highlights
  • Nonna Lab — Make the Most. Le laboratoire qui vous rend la vie meilleure.
  • Altior — Altior is an IT company that offers cloud industrial management software and ERP solution.
  • Umiami — Umiami Technologies is a leader in plant-based meat. Our proprietary technology allows us to create clean-label and incredibly tasty foods.
Cell Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Cell Capital focuses on seed to series A investments, with a special concentration in the agrifood sector. Cell Capital is located in London, United Kingdom.
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Investment focus
  • Internet of Things, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed
  • United Kingdom, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • QuestDB — QuestDB is a fast columnar database that solves ingestion speed bottlenecks. Superior developer experience with SQL and native time series extensions. Open source, self-hosted enterprise or fully managed.
  • CarbonChain — We automate your supply chain carbon accounting, so you can tackle climate risks, reduce emissions, and accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy.
  • Micron AgriTech — Micron Agritech is home to the Micron Kit, and allows farmers and vets to test animals on site for parasites and get results within 30 minutes
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