VIB Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Government
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 4
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 34
  • Portfolio
  • 14
  • Exits
  • 10
Exits

VIB General Information

Description

Founded in 1966, VIB is a non-profit, venture capital firm based in Gent, Belgium. The firm that to invest in companies operating in the healthcare sector. It incubates technology, builds proprietary platforms, develops a business plan, identifies experienced managers to run the company, and attracts national or international investors willing to invest in the startup. The firm is a life science autonomous research institute headed by a general assembly and a board of directors. It performs research with an emphasis on translating scientific results into pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications. The firm was founded in 1966 and based in Gent, Belgium.

Contact Information

Website
www.vib.be
Year Founded
1966
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Government
Other Investor Types
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Rijvisschestraat 120
  • 9052 Gent
  • Belgium
+32 09 000 00 00

VIB Investments (34)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Aphea.Bio 14-Apr-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
000000000 08-Apr-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Other Agriculture Startup 000000 000 000000000 00.0
000000 000 16-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 000000 000 000000000 00.0
000000 00000000000 01-Mar-2021 0000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Startup 00000 000000000 00.0
0000000000 05-Jan-2021 0000000000 Horticulture Generating Revenue 000000 000 000000000 00.0
000000 27-Oct-2020 0000 00000 000 Drug Discovery Startup 000000 000 000000000 00.0
000 000000 19-Feb-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
000000000 00000000 16-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Drug Discovery Startup 000000 000 000000000 00.0
Biotalys 30-Jul-2019 Later Stage VC 000.00 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Confo Therapeutics 01-May-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
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VIB Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Multiplicom 23-Dec-2016 Merger/Acquisition 0000
000000000000000000 25-Jan-2016 0000000000
000000000 23-Feb-2015 000000000000000000 0000
0000000 04-Sep-2014 000000000000000000
000000 10-Jul-2014 000 000.00
0000000000 02-Nov-2009 000000000000000000
000000 07-Nov-2007 000 00000
0000000000 23-May-2006 000000000000000000
Devgen 05-Jun-2005 IPO 000.00
Solucel Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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VIB Team (5)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rik Audenaert Chief Financial Officer Gent, Belgium
Jerome Van Biervliet Ph.D Managing Director 0 0 Gent, Belgium
Jo Bury Managing Director Gent, Belgium
Griet Vanpoucke Ph.D Head, New Ventures 0 0 Gent, Belgium
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