Chemelot Ventures Management is an independent regional venture capital fund manager in the south of the Netherlands (Limburg) with a focus on smart materials, life sciences and agrifood. We support innovative companies which fit in with the ecosystem of the Brightlands campuses.
We invest in product companies as well as in technology platforms and circular economy initiatives.
We believe that proximity matters. Our philosophy is that our portfolio companies have a higher chance of success and a shorter time to market by interacting with the Brightlands ecosystem. We have a strong focus on enhancing value with our network for our portfolio companies.
Chemelot Ventures Management manages three funds with € 72 million under management:
- Limburg Ventures is a € 15 million fund that was founded in 2004
- Chemelot Ventures is a € 40 million fund that was founded in 2014
- Brightlands Agrifood Ventures is a €17 million fund (first closing) that was founded in 2017
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