Hot Investor Mandate 8: Corporate VC with Europe Headquarters Seeking Innovative Point-of-Care Diagnostics Companies

23 Nov

A corporate venture capital firm with global offices is looking for investments that are focused on financial returns as well as bringing strategic value to the corporate. The firm makes equity investments in seed through growth rounds ranging from €1-5M for typical investments and may invest up to €10-12M over the life of the investment. The firm will lead, co-lead or follow and typically seeks a 10-25% stake in the company. The firm is currently investing out of its second fund of €150M with a total of €350M AUM and makes 4-6 investments per year. The firm focuses on USA, Europe, and Israel-based companies.

The firm is only interested in diagnostics and monitoring devices with a particular interest in point-of-care diagnostics. Recent investments include an autonomous, mobile robot with delivery tracking software and a PCR-based diagnostic instrument for rapid pathogen detection, a connected blood glucose monitor and an enhanced PCR technology (laser PCR). The firm does not invest in traditional biopharma therapeutics and/or medical devices which require FDA approval.

The firm will work with all management teams, including first time entrepreneurs, and requires at least an observatory board seat with most investments requiring a standard board seat with voting rights.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com

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