€ 300 million in funds under management
High risk, high impact
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VC of > 100 employees
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with whom we invest
The duct tape might well still be on your prototype. It sure was the case for some companies before you, like Mayht, Qlayers, IMSystems and Kalpana. For them InnovationQuarter was the first to invest, the first to recognize their potential. We invest in disruptive technologies from the earliest stages on. In propositions that other VC’s sometimes shy away from, like hardware, deeptech, aerospace, energy and life sciences.
InnovationQuarter is one of the most active investors in The Netherlands. We fund disruptive startups & scale-ups that create a cleaner, smarter and healthier world. High risk, but also high impact. We’re a patient investor with a extensive network of over 250 co-investor and extensive inhouse knowlegde on international expansion and innovation. And we are eager to get to know you better! Please fill out the quickscan below and send us your proposition and pitchdeck, so we can get in touch.
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From IQCapital (€ 143 million) we invest in disruptive startups & scale-ups with high technological risk
in need of patient capital. We focus on the innovative sectors in South Holland, with particular focus on deeptech, life sciences & high-tech. We operate founder-friendly and provide (convertible) loans and/or
share capital. We combine social impact and a healthy financial return to go hand in hand.
Proof-of-concept fund UNIIQ (€ 29 million) helps entrepreneurs in Zuid-Holland bring unique innovations faster to the market faster. We offer academic spin-offs and innovative startups the seed capital to realize their plans and complete the most risky phase from concept to promising company. Over 58% of the UNIIQ startups already attracted follow-on funding, together over € 125 million.
ENERGIIQ (€ 35 million) offers many years of experience in energy transition and venture capital. We know how to make a small company big. Our fund helps grow disruptive technologies (in energy storage and conversion) that make sustainable solutions cheaper or more efficient than fossil ones. With these breakthrough technologies – on smart materials, AI and data – we achieve the highest output at the lowest cost. This is how we achieve real acceleration in the energy transition.
The Energy Transition Fund Rotterdam (€ 100 million) finances disruptive companies and large sustainable projects that can contribute to the energy transition and circular economy. With the fund we aim to reduce CO2 emissions, improve air quality and reduce the use of raw materials. Our team offers many years of experience in the energy transition and deep investment experience.
From the IQCapital fund, we invest with a long-term focus in innovative startups and scale-ups. These companies are characterized by a driven management and a clear growth strategy. We combine social interest with financial return.
An IQCapital investment offers
An ENERGIIQ investment offers
ENERGIIQ invests in a company when:
ENERGIIQ, with a size of €35 million, was made available by the province of Zuid-Holland with the aim of accelerating the energy transition in the region. InnovationQuarter acts as fund manager for ENERGIIQ.
A UNIIQ investment offers
UNIIQ invests in companies when:
UNIIQ is made possible in part by Erasmus MC, TU Delft, Leiden University, Erasmus University, InnovationQuarter, the European Union, the Province of Zuid-Holland, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Change, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland and the municipalities of Rotterdam, The Hague and Leiden.
These include companies and projects that are working on the sustainability of energy generation, or infrastructure and reducing energy consumption. Or new technologies for recycling. The investment fund, with a size of € 100 million, supports companies and projects that contribute to these objectives and are active in the Rotterdam region. The fund is managed by InnovationQuarter.
In the InnovationQuarter investment brochure, we list the four funds with their respective focus, criteria, and ranges.
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