SEED Capital is Denmark’s largest early stage venture capital fund with €260 million under management. SEED Capital specializes in identifying, financing and developing competent and innovative technology companies capable of becoming global winners in their field. SEED Capital invests in 15-20 new companies annually who are primarily based in Denmark but also from Sweden, and will co-invest in the most successful companies all the way to exit. Besides investments, SEED Capital assists portfolio companies with value-generating activities such as management support, business development, organizational and strategic planning, marketing, and ad hoc operational, financial, and legal assistance as well as securing additional funding from renowned international venture capital investors.
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Novo Seeds is the early-stage investment arm of Novo Holdings. Novo Holdings is a Danish private limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. It is the holding company of the Novo Group, comprising Novo Nordisk A/S, Novozymes A/S and NNIT A/S, and is responsible for managing the Foundation’s assets.
In addition to being the major shareholder in the Novo Group companies, Novo Holdings provides seed and venture capital to development-stage companies, takes significant ownership positions in well-established companies within life science and manages a broad portfolio of financial assets. It is the vision of Novo Holdings to be recognized as a world-leading life science investor with a focus on creating long-term value.
Read more at www.novoholdings.dk
Vækstfonden is a government fund that helps create more new growth companies by making capital and expertise available. In cooperation with private investors, the fund has since 1992 co-financed growth of more than 5,000 Danish companies for a total commitment of more than 12 billion DKK.
Read more at www.vf.dk