Crocus Technology Investors
The Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) was established by the Federal Law in 2007. The corporation was charged with stimulating development, creating and strengthening infrastructure and realizing projects in nanotechnology and the nanoindustry. To accomplish this task, RUSNANO co-invests in nanotechnology projects that have high potential for commercial or social benefit. Early-stage investment by RUSNANO lowers the risk of its investment partners from the private sector.
RUSNANO participates in building nanotechnology infrastructure, which includes nanotechnology centers of excellence, business incubators and early stage investment funds. RUSNANO selects promising spheres for investment based on long-term forecast developed by leading Russian and world experts.
With €2.8 billion under management, Idinvest Partners is a European leader in private equity specialized in the low and middle market segments. The company has developed several complementary areas of expertise:
- Equity investments in buyout deals focusing on both midsize as well as young innovative European companies
- Primary investments in European Private Equity funds focusing primarily on the middle market segment
- Secondary investments (acquisition of positions in Private Equity funds)
- Mezzanine investments in Europe (direct investments, secondary, primary)
- Private equity consulting (discretionary/non-discretionary investment services)
Founded in 1996, CDC Innovation is an international venture capital firm with its head office in Paris and a local presence in the Silicon Valley and in Switzerland. With over 415 M€ currently under management, our focus is on venture investments at both the early and late stage, in two sectors: information technologies and life sciences.
CEA Investment is an investment company, a subsidiary of CEA, which specializes in seed technology companies. A key player in the creation and financing of companies from public research, CEA Investment has a significant investment capacity of € 30 million under management, a team of dedicated professionals and a device comprehensive intervention. CEA Investment funded and supported more than thirty start–ups since 1999 and is active in a variety of sectors ranging from microelectronics to life sciences through the energy and new materials.
Entreprises et Patrimoine
Holding Entreprises et Patrimoine is a French investment company with €10 M of equity that was launched in May 2009. It will invest into small and medium companies across Europe in the ICT, Health and Cleantech sectors.
NanoDimension is a venture capital firm supporting top entrepreneurial teams to build nanotech companies with the potential to become world leaders in their field. The investment activities focus on IT/Electronics and Life Sciences and on the convergence of these areas, in Europe as well as in North America. NanoDimension pursues an active and comprehensive investment approach by providing the companies with financial resources, strong entrepreneurial and managerial experience and extensive scientific expertise through its team of experts.
Sofinnova Partners is an independent venture capital firm based in Paris. We invest in early stage companies and corporate spin-offs, in the technology and life sciences spaces.
Sofinnova Ventures has over 30 years of experience building start-ups and spin-outs into market leaders. With $1 billion under management, the firm applies capital and expertise to guide early stage companies to successful exits.
Since 1988, French VC firm Ventech has been partnering with the best entrepreneurs in the area of Information Technologies and Life Sciences. With more than €360M in hand, Ventech selects and funds the most ambitious projects in Europe which it supports throughout their international development. With a strong presence in China, where it is invest through a dedicated fund, Ventech will helps its portfolio companies expand in Asia.