2018 & 2019 INVESTMENTS IN OUR THREE FOCUS AREAS:
BIOTECHNOLOGY, ADVANCED NUTRITION AND DIGITAL HEALTH.
Tiba Biotech emanated in 2017 from a four-year multilab research initiative between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Koch Institute, the White Institute, and Boston Children’s Hospital.
With our international collaborators and strategic partners, Tiba (the Swahili word for “treatment” or “cure”) is leveraging a revolutionary replicon RNA technology platform to develop safer, affordable vaccines for both human and animal health.
Evox Therapeutics is a privately held, Oxford-based biotechnology company focused on harnessing and engineering the natural delivery capabilities of extracellular vesicles, known as exosomes, to develop an entirely new class of therapeutics.
Evox is engineering exosomes to enable a wide variety of drugs to reach previously inaccessible tissues and compartments, such as crossing the blood brain barrier to deliver drugs to the CNS, intracellular delivery of biologics, and extra-hepatic delivery of RNA therapeutics.
Incredible Foods developped patent-protected all-natural coatings inspired by the skin of a grape. These 100% plant-based skins act as protective barriers and deliver powerful taste and flavor profiles, enabling the creation of unique consumer health products.
Ideally positionned to capture the trend towards healthier foods with no preservatives and no artificial sweeteners, the company’s brand “Perfectly Free” offers a new category of fruit snacks packed with nutrition in a natural, fun and practical way.
FIVE SEASONS VENTURES
Fives Seasons Ventures is a VC fund investing in product and process innovation aimed at solving the global challenges in the food industry. From alternative proteins, to personalised nutrition, from natural ingredients to new models of food distribution they back food tech entrepreneurs throughout the food value chain.
With offices in Paris and Bologna, their team combines over 20 years of successful high tech-investing with over 20 years of deep food industry experience. They are pioneer investors in this sector and proudly put the word “Food tech” in venture capital in Europe.
Founded in 2016, Forward is a US-based concierge medical service redesigning the way healthcare is delivered using all the technologies healthcare neglected such as sensors, mobile, and AI.
By offering a health membership that combines access to a personal doctor with the latest technology, Forward is providing a new health experience.