Hot Mandates: Germany-Based Venture Capital

1 Feb

A venture capital firm with headquarters in Germany and an additional office in Boston, MA and is allocating their funds primarily into companies in Europe and North America. There is an approximately 50:50 split between traditional equity investments and venture creation, the initial investment size is in the range from $1-5M in the Seed Round and additional $10-15 for subsequent rounds.

The firm invests in technologies that can treat age-related disease and damages associated with aging, such as altered protein homeostasis, cellular senescence, stem cell exhaustion, etc. The firm is primarily focused on therapeutics, but is also considering advanced therapy medicinal products (gene therapy, cell therapy, tissue engineering) as long as they are relevant to the firm’s mission in targeting the basic mechanisms contributing to age-related disease. In therapeutics, The firm looks mostly at pre-clinical technologies with a validated proof-of-concept. The firm will consider companies in their later stages but prefers working with early-stage companies to provide company building and strategic support.

The firm can work with all types of management teams. The firm places higher importance in the actual science or technology in development as well as solid IP position. The firm seeks to work closely with their portfolio companies and can assist with building and structuring a full management team. As the firm generally comes in as the first institutional investor, they prefer to lead rounds and take a board seat, but are also open to joining strong syndicates.

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