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InovCapital ACTec Seed Fund

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INOVCAPITAL ACTec Seed Fund

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InovCapital ACTec Seed Fund

  1. 1. InovCapital ACTec Pre-Seed Fund<br />Workshop<br />1stUTEN Training Week, 28 Jan 2010, FEUP<br />
  2. 2. The InovCapital Actec Fund <br /><ul><li>Venture Fund: FCR Inovcapital ACTec
  3. 3. Management: InovCapital
  4. 4. Life: 15 years
  5. 5. Funds: 7,5M€ (first-closing 4,1M€)
  6. 6. Investors: CGD, BES, BPI, Ciencinvest*, Fundação Gulbenkian, InovCapital
  7. 7. Technical Advisor: ACT Cotec</li></ul>* U. Porto, U. Minho, U. Aveiro, UCP, FLAD, InovCapital<br />
  8. 8. Investment Focus<br />The development stage of the technological proof-of-concept or prototype<br /><ul><li> high-tech/high-growthventures.
  9. 9. technology licensing.
  10. 10. tech-based/medium-growth ventures.</li></li></ul><li>Investment Focus #1<br />High-tech / High-growth<br /><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY CHARACTERISTICS: </li></ul>based in world class science that supplies unique features to the technology. <br /><ul><li>MINIMAL LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT:</li></ul>idea supported by a strong scientific basis.<br /><ul><li>INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: </li></ul>protected or protectable technology.<br /><ul><li>MARKET POTENTIAL:</li></ul>The products or services generated from the<br /> technology need to be competitive in global markets. <br />
  11. 11. Investment Focus #2<br />Tech based / Medium-growth<br /><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY CHARACTERISTICS: </li></ul> product or service concept supported by a strong scientific<br />background.<br /><ul><li>MINIMAL STATUS OF DEVELOPMENT:</li></ul>concept ready for prototyping.<br /><ul><li> INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: </li></ul>no need for protection.<br /><ul><li>MARKET POTENTIAL:</li></ul>the products or services generated from the technology<br /> need to be competitive in local / regional markets.<br />
  12. 12. Investment Structuring<br />HOW MUCH:<br />The InovCapitalACTec Seed Fund invests up to €100.000 (Tech based) or €300.000 (High-tech) against an equity position between 25% and 50%.<br />EXIT:<br />After 1 year (Tech based) or 2 years (High tech): the Fund always exits to investors or licensors.<br />VALORISATION STRATEGY:<br />Market based: investors invitation (competitive bidding) and proactive deal seeking selected with the Researchers and/or Promoters.<br />
  13. 13. Investment Process<br />WHEN TO APPLY:<br />All year round.<br />HOW TO APPLY:<br />Submit the business proposal and the development roadmap for the proof-of-concept or prototype. Application and online self-assessment tool available soon: www.inovcapital.pt<br />INVESTMENT DECISION:<br />The scope and duration of the screening and due diligence process will vary depending on the nature of the opportunity and the deal flow.<br />
  14. 14. Contact Us<br />
  15. 15. ?<br />Thank you<br />João Pereira<br />joao.pereira@inovcapital.pt<br />

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