Global Life Science Ventures Investing in the life sciences

Global Life Science Ventures (GLSV) is a leading, independent venture capital fund focusing exclusively on the life sciences. GLSV is dedicated to supporting early-stage groups, originating from universities, scientific institutions or industry. The fund may also invest in selected later stage companies, including buy-outs. For this purpose, GLSV provides finance, advice and access to expertise and networks. The group currently advises and manages funds totalling more than 200 million. With offices in Germany and Switzerland, GLSV acts as one team with a global perspective.

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Bringing added value to our portfolio companies

coaching and support
sharing risk and success

The goal of GLSV is to create and build value through investments in its portfolio companies. The realization of this is facilitated by sharing common standards. Throughout the business relationship, GLSV fosters openness, flexibility and extensive dialogue on all issues relating to the investment. As and when it is needed, GLSV provides the coaching and support necessary to build businesses for its portfolio companies. The arrangement implicitly involves the sharing of both risk and success the hallmark of a close business relationship.