Investing in the biotech or biopharmaceutical industry involves extensive research by investors to determine the nature of the products, the company's strategic advances, and the risks involved if the product doesn't work.
Crowdcreate put together a list of the top European BioTech investors. The goal is to help the Founders find the best investors to target and get introduced to.
How we Rank these Biotech Investors
1.) Peer scoring. We ask the experts and run surveys asking investors, founders, and influencers who rank at the top of their list.
2.) The number of deals or investment size. How active are these investors?
3.) ROI. How good are these investors’ returns on investment? Do they have the Midas touch and spotting the best deals?
4.) Social Influence. When they speak, do people listen?
5.) Community involvement. How active are they in giving back to the community?
List of Top 25 European Biotech Investors
Frumtak Ventures manages venture funds Frumtak 1 and Frumtak 2. The LPs of these funds are predominantly pension funds as well as some additional stakeholders in Iceland.Frumtak 1 is fully invested. Frumtak 2 invests in early stage/early revenue companies that are post-seed and show great potential for growth.
Biotech Venture Capital
Innovation is where venture capitalists look for opportunities. This could be drug discovery or scientific breakthroughs. Venture capital are typically known as risky bets but can turn into successful IPO’s or large acquisition. The collective value of deals from angel investments to larger funding rounds can range from hundreds of thousands to billions of dollars.
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European Life Science Investors
This list highlights the top European biotech investors. While investing is mostly a global phenomenon, there are certain jurisdictions and geographic regions that focus on key factors best suited for that niche. Local laws and rules govern certain drugs or medicine that can or cannot be used in an area.
Impact Investing Biotech
The biggest biotech impact usually leads to the largest financial gains. As was the case when the global pandemic of COVID-19 impacted the world, investors poured into companies that were finding solutions that could positively affect people’s lives and get back to business.
The companies/firms with existing networks or investor relationships typically have the easiest time raising capital. Why? Because they know who is investing, how much they are investing, and what they are interested in. They also have built trust over the years. With Crowdcreate, you can leverage our proprietary database and network of the top investors, influencers, and thought leaders to get connected faster than you could on your own.