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4 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Gent

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 10, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Gent has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Gent investing across various sectors and industries.

4 Venture Capital Firms in Gent

1) Qbic Fund

Qbic Fund

Qbic is a sector-agnostic venture fund investing in early-stage companies that have technology links with their partner universities and research institutions.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Belgium, USA
  • City: Gent
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Sofie Baeten
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Biotech, Healthcare, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Number of exits: 10
  • Funds raised: €300,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Crowd Scan, Abscint, QustomDot

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@qbic.be.

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2) Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures

Volta Ventures is a seed investor for SaaS in the Benelux region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Netherlands, Belgium
  • City: Amsterdam, Gent
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Frank Maene, Sander Vonk
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Fintech, Devops, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Gaming, Cybersecurity, Travel & Hospitality, Hardware & Industrials, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €300,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 30
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cashforce, TerminusDB, Sentiance

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@voltaventures.eu.

3) V-Bio Ventures

V-Bio Ventures

V-Bio Ventures is a life science investment firm financing sustainable agriculture, medical therapies and therapeutics niches in Belgium.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Belgium
  • City: Gent
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Christina Takke, Willem Broekaert
  • Industries: Healthcare, Biotech
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €50,000,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €185,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Animab, Oxular, Biodol Therapeutics

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@v-bio.ventures.

4) Acadian Ventures

Acadian Ventures

Acadian Ventures are backing bold founders reimagining the future of work across North America and Germany.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Israel, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Ireland, Malaysia
  • City: Los Angeles, Toronto, Boise, San Jose, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Mexico City, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Paris, Marseille, Berlin, London, Dublin, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Gent
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Jason Corsello
  • Industries: SaaS, Productivity, Health & Wellness, Future of Work, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €500,000
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Number of exits: 1
  • 3 remarkable investments: Mighty Labs, Fifty.Do, Utmost, Arist, Oyster

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@acadianventures.com.

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