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Top 7 Venture Capital Firms in Geneva in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 9, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Geneva in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Geneva.

7 Venture Capital Firms in Geneva

1) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

2) Highland Capital Partners

Highland Capital Partners

Highland Capital Partners is an international venture capital that puts the entrepreneur first, its portfolio consists of over 200+ exits and 40 Unicorns.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, United Kingdom, Switzerland
  • City: Palo Alto, Boston, London, Geneva
  • Started in: 1988
  • Founders: Bob Higgins, Paul Maeder
  • Industries: Fintech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $200,000,000
  • Number of investments: 488
  • Number of exits: 145
  • Funds raised: $2,800,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Enjoy, 2U, Rent The Runway

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at laurel@hcp.com.

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3) NGP Capital

NGP Capital

NGP Capital is a late-stage venture capital firm providing growth equity to companies in the cloud, cyber security, digital industry and digital transformation sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, China, India, Finland, Switzerland
  • City: Palo Alto, Helsinki, Geneva, Beijing
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: John Gardner, Paul Asel
  • Industries: Cybersecurity, Cloud, AI & ML, Robotics, Supply Chain & Logistics, Manufacturing, SaaS
  • Stages: Late Stage, Growth
  • Minimum check size: $8,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $12,000,000
  • Number of investments: 203
  • Number of exits: 76
  • Funds raised: $1,400,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Synergies Intelligent Systems, Spacefill Boostup.Ai,

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at team@ngpcap.com.

4) Endeavour Vision

Endeavour Vision

Based in Switzerland, Endeavour Vision provides growth equity for life sciences and healthcare technology companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland, USA
  • City: Geneva, Minneapolis
  • Started in: 2000
  • Founders: Bernard Vogel, Damien Tappy, Sven Lingjaerde
  • Industries: Health & Wellness, Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: $10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $30,000,000
  • Number of investments: 125
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: $810,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Vertiflex, Medartis, Symetis

You can find their website here.

You can contact them at +41 22 544 6000.

5) Alpana Ventures

Alpana Ventures

Based in Switzerland, Alpana Ventures seeks investment opportunities in deep tech solutions across Switzerland, Europe and the US.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Geneva
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Nathalie Chemtob, Pascal H. Widmer
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Fintech, Health & Wellness, Enterprise, Social, Cybersecurity, Transportation
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 68
  • Number of exits: 14
  • Funds raised: $3,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Mila, eMoniotr, CrimeoMeter

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@alpana-ventures.ch.

6) Highland Europe

Highland Europe

Highland Europe provides growth equity to technology companies across Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • City: Geneva, London
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Fergal Mullen
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, SaaS
  • Stages: Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: €10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €75,000,000
  • Number of investments: 56
  • Number of exits: 19
  • Funds raised: €2,100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Wooga, Wolt, Adjust

You can find their website here.

7) Forestay Capital

Forestay Capital

Forestay is a post-revenue venture capital firm investing in deep tech and B2B SaaS companies primarily in Europe & Isreal.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Geneva
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Frederic Wohlwend
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Enterprise, SaaS
  • Stages: Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $20,000,000
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 2
  • 3 remarkable investments: Manta, Convelio, Stratio

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@forestay.vc.

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