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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Key strengths

As a leading, independent venture capital fund, the success of GLSV is based on key strengths that deliver the best possible service to portfolio companies and investors alike:

  • Experienced and competent industry-born team
  • Broad industrial and venture capital experience
  • Strong network in science, industry and finance
  • A global perspective
  • Clear focus on the life sciences
  • Transparent investment process
  • A balanced portfolio
  • Pro-active syndicate partner
  • Commitment to business standards
  • Validated business strategy