About us

A specialist fund with a tech focus.

Technology continues to advance at exponential rates, changing the face of society and industry in astonishing ways. Driven by global needs such as sustainability, health‐care and efficiency in industrial processes, many of these technology advancements address large markets, positively impacting our future.

As an independent venture capital fund, we aim to support these technological developments by providing investment capital to fund entrepreneurial activity to Dutch tech ventures as well as pragmatic advice.
Focus on start-ups and scale-ups
Focus on emerging technologies
We target companies that develop commercially promising products and technologies in the high tech, med tech, food & agri tech. Innovation Industries has a broad investment mandate and invests in start-ups, scale-ups and growth capital. We believe in supporting companies long term, focusing on value creation.

We typically invest in companies in the field of nano- and microtechnologies, semiconductors and integrated photonics, clean technology, food and agrotechnology, and medical technology.

Criteria

Semi-conductors & high precision engineering
Nano/Micro technologies
Medical Technology Devices & Diagnostics
Food & Agro technology
Clean energy technology
Typical investments per portfolio company
range from € 1 million to € 25 million euro
in multiple investment rounds
Dedicated early stage allocation for
spin-offs from technical universities and TNO
where we can invest as from € 250k

Mission statement

We provide financing and hands-on guidance to technology ventures that have a high potential for positive impact on society. It is in this way that we seek to optimize long-term returns for our investors, and always in a manner that is both prudent and responsible.

We believe in equal access to funding and opportunity for all founders, irrespective of their background or gender. We specifically invite female founders and start-ups with a diverse founding or management team to reach out to us for funding, as we strive to invest in companies that are consciously working to create a diverse leadership team.

The Innovation Industries fund is supported by InnovFin Equity with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments and the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) set up under the Investment Plan for Europe. The purpose of EFSI is to help support financing and implementing productive investments in the European Union and to ensure increased access to financing.