A PRE-SEED FUND TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN ACADEMIC RESEARCH GRANTS AND VENTURE CAPITAL SEED ROUNDS

The ButterFly Fund is a highly competitive pre-seed fund co-created by Life Science Research Partners, a brother vehicule of Fund+, Sambrinvest and Theodorus with the objective of supporting much earlier the transformation of disruptive science into innovative companies.

BUTTERFLY FUND SHAREHOLDERS

  • LSRP

    LSRP was founded in 1988 by Professor Désiré Collen and is a non-profit organization focused on biomedical sciences, which led to the creation of Fund+, a €200 million evergreen fund which invests in Series A and B rounds for innovative life science companies

    LSRP
  • SAMBRINVEST

    Sambrinvest is a major local venture capital player with 30 years’ experience, positions in more than 200 companies and €150 million under management.

    Biopark Sambrinvest
  • THEODORUS

    Theodorus is an early stage VC fund with €55 million under management. Active since 2003, Theodorus invests mainly in LifeSciences & Tech start-ups.

    Biopark Theodorus
  • SELECTION COMMITTEE

    Selection Committee members:

    • Marie Bouillez, Partner at Theodorus
    • Lotfi Yelles, Partner at Theodorus
    • Anne Prignon, CEO of Sambrinvest
    • Helena Pozios, Investment Manager at Sambrinvest
    • Chris Buyse, Managing Partner at Fund+
    • Michel Lussier, Independent Selection Committee Member
    Biopark COMITÉ DE SELECTION