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CAPMATCH MEDICAL: NEW EUROPEAN FUNDING NETWORK FOR LIFE SCIENCES
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TAILOR-MADE MATCHING SERVICES FOR VENTURES AND INVESTORS LAUNCHED BY NETZWERK
NORDBAYERN AND MEDICAL VALLEY EMN E.V.
Nuremberg, Germany, November 12, 2012:capmatch medical, the new European funding
network for life sciences, has launched its online management tool www.capmatch-
medical.com today. capmatch medical is a highly customized service specifically
designed to connect life science companies that are seeking capital with
respective investors in Europe. Unique advantages of capmatch medical are a high
quality matching approach combined with professional coaching and process
management. The operators of capmatch medical are the financing experts of
netzwerk nordbayern, a Nuremberg based business and networking organization
providing a comprehensive range of services for high-tech companies, in
cooperation with Medical Valley EMN e.V. - a renowned German Med-Tech cluster
located in Erlangen, Bavaria. In 135 single deals, almost 175 million euros of
venture and business angel capital has been invested, initiated and supported by
netzwerk nordbayern since 1999 - among them 35 life science deals with almost
63 million euros.
Personalized deal flow is provided to respective investors according to their
current investment strategy. Entrepreneurs gain the unique opportunity to
present their business models to a carefully selected group of specialized life
science investors ready to invest, plus professional coaching and process
management by the team of capmatch medical and netzwerk nordbayern.
Hence for investors, capmatch medical will be a valuable deal-sourcing network,
presenting innovative new life science companies looking for respective funding.
"After the submission of initial investment preferences via the online platform
of capmatch medical - which of course can be updated at any time - capmatch
medical will present to the accredited investor a personalized selection of
deals in line with their current investment strategy. Similarly, companies can
gain access to a professional community of active investors dedicated to
investing in attractive life science companies, all in one place", Alexander
Becker, senior project manager of capmatch medical, explained. capmatch medical
will apply its proven personal consulting approach aiming to select qualified
ventures and to present them in the best possible way. capmatch medical
management and team has almost fifteen years of experience in supporting high-
tech start-ups in funding acquisition gained at netzwerk nordbayern, the
operator of capmatch medical. netzwerk nordbayern is a member of the European
Business Angels Network EBAN and the German Business Angel Network BAND and is
an accredited coach of two of the most important public seed investors in
Germany, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Bayern Kapital.
netzwerk nordbayern is closely associated with the Medical Valley European
Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN), one of the most powerful economic and
scientific medical engineering clusters in the world. Renowned partners from
industry, research, healthcare and politics have come together at EMN to form an
interdisciplinary network. Their goal is to realize successful solutions for the
global healthcare markets of tomorrow. The Bavarian Ministry of Economic
Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology supports capmatch medical in
the course of Germany's nation-wide Leading-Edge Cluster Competition.
For further information about capmatch medical or to register as an investor or
fund-seeking venture please visit www.capmatch-medical.com.
About capmatch medical
capmatch medical connects ventures across Europe in the med- and biotech sector
looking for funding with dedicated investors. The service is tailored to the
needs of life science ventures and investors. Personalized deal flow is provided
to respective investors according to their current investment strategy. Life
science entrepreneurs gain the unique opportunity to present their ventures to a
carefully selected and up-to-date group of specialized life science investors
ready to invest along with professional coaching and guidance by the provider of
capmatch medical is a project realized in cooperation with Medical Valley - one
of the most economically powerful and scientifically active medical engineering
clusters in the world- and managed by netzwerk nordbayern - a business and
networking organization providing a comprehensive range of services designed to
promote the initiation, financing and growth of high-tech companies. For fifteen
years netzwerk nordbayern has offered a universal financing platform for growth-
oriented businesses and has helped entrepreneurs find and match up with suitable
financing partners, guiding them through the financing process. Currently, more
than 150 venture capitalist organizations, business angels, and public investors
are listed. Until today 135 high-tech deals with almost 175 million euros have
been realized, among them 35 life science deals with almost 63 million euros.
netzwerk nordbayern is a member of the European Business Angels Network EBAN and
of the German Business Angel Network BAND and is an accredited coach of two of
the most important public seed investors in Germany, High-Tech Gründerfonds and
The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and
Technology supports capmatch medical in the course of Germany's nation-wide
Leading-Edge Cluster Competition.
About netzwerk nordbayern
netzwerk nordbayern, established in 1998,is a German business and networking
organization based in Nuremberg. Its core activities are specialized services
and networking forums for innovative high-tech companies in Northern Bavaria to
promote the initiation and growth of companies. netzwerk nordbayern offers
seminars, workshops, coachings, access to financing and assistance in building
up useful contacts. Most services are free of charge. netzwerk nordbayern is
supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure,
Transport and Technology as well as by a number of private business sponsors.
Furthermore, netzwerk nordbayern organizes the annual Northern Bavarian Business
Plan Competition, one of the most successful competitions of its kind in Europe.
Out of the 2.008 teams which participated in the first 14 years, 592 started up
a new business and are still active on the market. By 2011, combined revenues of
these companies have reached 474 million euros, employing 4,780 people. Almost
175 million euros venture and business angel capital has been invested in 135
single deals, which were initiated and supported by netzwerk nordbayern. For
further information please visit www.netzwerk-nordbayern.de.
About the Medical Valley EMN Association
The Medical Valley EMN Association (e.V.) was founded in 2007 to steer the
development, coordination and marketing within the medical engineering cluster.
Under the management of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Erich R. Reinhardt, the Medical
Valley EMN e.V. assumes crucial tasks of the cluster and supports all members
with comprehensive consulting services. The association organizes the exchange
of knowledge in the network, promotes the cluster in Germany and the rest of the
world, offers further education courses and provides consulting services for new
start-up companies. The association is also involved in marketing and
international activities. More than 140 stakeholders from the fields of
politics, business, science and healthcare services work hand in hand in the
Medical Valley EMN Association (e.V.). Their aim is to establish the European
Metropolitan Area Nuremberg as a model region for optimal healthcare. For
further information please visit our website: www.medical-valley-emn.de.
For further information please Media service:
capmatch medical c/o netzwerk MC Services AG
Alexander Becker Michelle Kremer
Neumeyerstraße 48 Schubertstr. 10
D-90411 Nürnberg D-80336 München
Phone +49 911 59724-8048 Phone +49 89 210 228 14
Fax +49 911 59724-8049 Fax +49 89 210 228 88
E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org E-Mail michelle.kremer@mc-
Internet www.capmatch-medical.com Internet www.mc-services.eu
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