HealthCap is a European venture capital firm investing exclusively and globally in life sciences. The investment strategy focuses on diseases with high unmet medical needs and breakthrough therapies that have the potential to be transformative and change medical practice, and the lives of patients suffering these conditions.

Having raised more than EUR 1 billion since 1996, HealthCap has backed and built more than 100 companies, taken more than 30 companies public and done numerous trade sales.

Over the years, HealthCap companies have developed more than 20 pharmaceutical products to market approval, many of which are breakthrough therapies helping patients with life-threatening diseases. In addition, HealthCap companies have brought more than 40 innovative medical device products to market. These products have generated significant value to many stakeholders, including patients, physicians and society, and as a result also to HealthCap investors.

  • 106 Since the start in 1996, HealthCap funds have invested in 106 portfolio companies.
  • 40 37 of the portfolio companies have been taken public on nine different markets.
  • 22 22 of the portfolio companies’ pharmaceutical products have been approved for marketing.
  • 6 Unicorn Factory
    Since the start in 1996, HealthCap has helped build 6 companies with a valuation of USD 1 billion or more and 34 companies with a valuation of SEK 1 billion or more.