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Danmarks største venturefond: Sådan investerer vi i life science

Novo Seeds kaster hvert år hundredevis af millioner efter lovende unge startups og iværksættere inden for life science. Men hvad skal der til for at komme i fondens søgelys, hvordan foregår samarbejdet, og hvad er kriterierne for succes? Partner i fonden, Stephan Christgau, løfter her en del af sløret.

Stephan Christgau (foto) er partner i Novo Seeds, som hvert år investerer for hundredevis af mio. i danske life science startups. | Photo: Privat, PR

Det en var en glædens dag for Novo Seeds, da Orphazyme som det første danske biotekselskab siden 2010 gik på børsen i Danmark sidste år.

Orphazyme blev startet med først et pre-seed, dvs. en bevilling fra Novo Nordisk Fonden og dernæst en seed investering fra Novo Seeds med ejerskab på almindelige venture betingelser. Uden støtten og investeringen havde holdet bag Orphazyme formodentlig ikke kunne ringe med børs-klokken den dag tilbage i 2017.

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