We are a venture capital firm investing in life science companies covering start-ups to later stage companies. Based in Heidelberg, we invest throughout Europe with the aim to build companies that create significant commercial opportunities based on new therapeutic treatment modalities and pharmaceuticals, next generation enabling technology platforms or innovations in the diagnostics and medical device area. As an independent and focused team we move quickly with short decision timelines. However, once engaged, we offer our portfolio companies the time and the attention they deserve to make them successful.
EMBL Ventures manages two Funds with a total of 120m capital on behalf of major European private and institutional investors. We prefer a role as lead or co-lead investor in financing rounds which typically range from 5m to 30m. Our total commitment in a single portfolio company can go as high as 8m. As with our portfolio companies each Partner at EMBL Ventures strives to build long-lasting personal relationships with Investors in our Funds, such as institutionals, high net-worth individuals and family offices. These relationships are based on EMBL Ventures'' core values of open and prompt communication coupled with the ambition to generate maximum return.