LSH010 is an initiative of the municipality of Rotterdam. With LS&H010 the municipality unites companies, organizations and institutions in the economically strong Life Sciences & Health sector in Rotterdam. How can we make our lives better with the help of medication, technology and prevention? This question is central to the LS&H sector. To prepare for a healthy future we need smart solutions from companies, organizations and institutions.
Healthy.Capital believes digital health, fuelled by consumerization, will make an immense global impact. Building a successful business is like continuously working on a multi-faceted puzzle. Our network and experience will support you in fitting in the right pieces. With Healthy.Capital you’re able to apply a series of lenses to focus on specific topics. Our expertise will add new perspectives to how you view your company and the market.
We invest smart capital. Our aim is to invest in a proactive manner. Together with you we grow your company. Your future advantage is our network of entrepreneurial investors and experienced management team. Healthy.Capital invests in Dutch based health & care startups, that are ready for growth.
We believe that companies focusing on societal, sustainable and financial return will outperform and the global tech revolution will continue to expand rapidly. We focus on technology-driven companies in three investment areas: inclusion, health & well-being, environment.
AiG is formed by an international group of hand-picked Healthcare & Life Sciences entrepreneurs, seasoned industry executives and investors that share a passion for health/care innovation, and have a pragmatic approach to invest, build and thrive ventures.
Arches Capital invests in early stage companies that are ready to scale fast. Our group of investors consists of seasoned entrepreneurs with a deep knowledge and broad experience in spaces like FinTech, Data Science, Commerce, Cybersecurity, MedTech, and many more. Most of our members are experienced angel investor and serial entrepreneur. Where most traditional VCs can only promise access to a network, Arches Capital itself is built upon the valuable knowledge and vast experience of its ‘Archangels’.
Happy to provide venture and growth capital for ambitious companies with at least one female founder/entrepreneur.
Then we would like to discuss the possibilities with you during Healthy Funding IV. Can you answer only one or a few of the questions with yes? If so, we will be able to help you.
Borski Fund works from a network of experienced entrepreneurs. Main partners of the fund are StartGreen Capital and TheNextWomen. Investors in Borski Fund are the major banks of the Netherlands, reputable family offices, and more than 25 experienced entrepreneurs and investors who have founded, led and sold companies in tech, business services, PE, travel, medical technology, IT, textiles, HR, advertising and food industries, among others.
Catalyze directs their focus towards writing exceptional funding applications and accelerating business growth with insightful strategic and business consultancy services. They continually strive to lower the thresholds to resources for academics and SMEs, with consistent success across a diverse variety of funding programs.
The InvestorsClub is a network of active investors. An active investor is an investor who shows interest in the other investors, in the entrepreneurs, attends our events as much as possible and is looking for an investment.
EIT Health brings together the Investor Network, an Europe-wide consortium of investors offering early-stage funding to promising healthcare start-ups. The EIT Health Investor Network facilitates early-stage fundraising across Europe to help accelerate innovative ideas to health markets faster. The network connects qualified companies seeking funding with a pool of selected European investors. They work with investors including early-stage venture capitalists, family offices, angel networks or super angels.
Erasmus MC, with financial support from RVO (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland), has created ErasSupport, an investment tool specifically for early-stage companies and aspiring entrepreneurs who are from or in close collaboration with Erasmus MC. ErasSupport provides a maximum loan of €20,000 per project and access to a network of innovation-focused organizations in the Netherlands, particularly in the Rotterdam region. This will give entrepreneurs the chance to connect with existing entrepreneurs, hone their entrepreneurial skills and pick up valuable tips and tricks! The initial funding and networking will allow entrepreneurs to accelerate their venture’s growth and make it more attractive for future investors. Learn here more about the team and work process.
At FFUND, we combine forces of experienced Life Sciences business experts and innovation specialists to provide high-end consultancy services and secure strategic financing thatboost the innovative performance of deep-tech and biotech companies. We tackle the investment challenge at hand and address the next steps that separate our clients to become scale-ups and unicorns. This allows our clients to gain full control and successfully grow from start-up ((pre-)seed and series A financing) to scale-up (series B-C financing) and exit.
Health Innovations invests in young companies that make healthcare better and more affordable. They focus on innovative care concepts, eHealth, medical technology, Digital Health and Health Services. The working method focuses on the market: How can companies contribute to improving healthcare processes? They invest in the Seed and Growth phase and the investment must contribute to value creation for healthcare, the entrepreneurs and the shareholders. They play an active role as shareholder by contributing their knowledge, experience and network, but do not take the place of the entrepreneur. The partnerships usually last 3 to 8 years. Have you developed a product or service that will improve healthcare and are you looking for funding for your business? Health Innovations invests in young innovative startups in healthcare.
For more than 25 years, Hezelburcht has used subsidies to achieve its clients’ strategic and financial objectives. Their knowledge of the subsidy schemes and their content, network and knowledge of the sectors in which they operate enable them to prepare applications with the greatest chance of success.
Holland Capital is one of the first independent private equity firms in the Netherlands. We have been investing responsibly and successfully in promising Dutch SMEs with growth ambitions for over 38 years. With a clear investment strategy we respond to long-term trends in attractive growth markets, focusing on Healthcare and Technology. Our experienced and committed investment team knows what business is and strives for an open, long-term and professional relationship with the management teams, with the common goal of achieving optimal growth. From a dedicated healthcare team, we support innovations in the field of digital health and med tech, both financially and strategically/operationally. For example, we have previously invested in Karify (ehealth provider, sold Avinty in 2020), Quantib (AI radiology) and LivAssured (Epilepsy detection), among others.
Horizon is the regional development agency for the province of Flevoland. Our team of professionals works every day to support foreign and local entrepreneurs. Our aim is to create an environment that fosters long-term and sustainable international economic growth for Flevoland.
Kaasstad Kapitaal offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their business plans to a group of informal investors. They focus on entrepreneurs with a capital requirement of € 50,000 to € 2.5 million.
Investment strategy Health-IT and MedTech
The healthcare sector is under pressure and healthcare costs continue to rise. NextGen Ventures’ investment strategy focuses on applications where data can provide added value, such as remote care or artificial intelligence. In addition, the fund is interested in specific treatments that make care more efficient and effective, such as new minimally invasive treatments. NextGen Ventures prefers to focus on companies with scalable innovations that have moved beyond the idea phase and are working towards a market position. Among others, health insurer Menzis, De Friesland Zorgverzekeraar, Stichting Triade (affiliated with the University Medical Center Groningen) and Noaber Foundation have invested in the fund from the consideration that they are making a positive contribution to health and healthcare.
Are you an entrepreneur with a good innovative idea and looking for a loan to start up your company? With a Rabo Innovation Loan you can start developing your plans in time. Rabobank is happy to help finance innovations. Especially when there are no proven results, cash flow or paying customers. Are you working on developments that contribute to digitization or a more sustainable society? Or is your company focused on developments in the field of vitality? Then request the brochure from Rabobank and share your plan.
Smart Health Amsterdam (SHA) is the network for data- and AI-driven innovation in Amsterdam’s life sciences and health sector. Within Smart Health Amsterdam, organisations from the healthcare community join forces to share insights and technological advances. Together, we are transforming the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area into a leader in health innovations.
SubsidyCloud is the first and only data driven grant management platform used by innovative companies and foundations to continuously discover potential grants and connect with grant consultants, industry experts and (international) consortia. This is done through an innovative matching engine that gives you an overview of all grants available for your company and projects.
Symbid makes venture capital accessible for ambitious entrepreneurs. At Symbid, ambitious entrepreneurs present their plans to tens of thousands of crowdfunders and professional investors. These crowdfunders invest in the company they believe in and become shareholders. This way they benefit from the future growth of the company.
Task Force Health Care (TFHC) is a network of Dutch organisations in the Life Sciences & Health (LSH) sector. It is the first point of call for anyone seeking Dutch LSH expertise. Our not-for-profit platform supports Dutch companies, NGOs, knowledge institutions, healthcare providers & governments to realize and strengthen their international ambitions in the LSH sector.
ttopstart is a game-changing consulting company in the fields of life sciences and health. We support biotech and medtech companies and universities in turning their exceptional ideas into real solutions. With our extensive business leadership expertise and deep understanding of the changing demand for sector-specific strategy and funding services, we can facilitate the path towards new therapeutic and diagnostic interventions. We believe that a great business strategy can break through the many market hurdles and lead to growth and success.
We’re looking forward to helping you realize your wildest dreams!
UNIIQ is a €22m investment fund focused on the proof-of-concept phase. UNIIQ helps entrepreneurs in South Holland to bring their unique innovation to the market faster. They offer entrepreneurs the seed capital to realize their plans and bridge the most risky phase from concept to promising company.