Qbic is a seed and early-stage and sector agnostic inter-university fund investing in spin-offs and young innovating companies that have a technology link with Qbic’s partner universities and research institutions. Qbic is managed by an independent team of seasoned investment and business professionals. The first Qbic fund - Qbic I - was incorporated in 2012 with a capital of € 40,7 million and invested in 18 companies. Qbic I is currently focusing on follow on investments and exits. The second Qbic fund - Qbic II - started in December 2016 and has a capital € of 58,9 million. With in aggregate close to € 100 million under management, Qbic is one of the largest inter-university spin-off funds in Europe.
With a passion for innovating technology and a clear understanding of business dynamics, Qbic supports researchers and entrepreneurs in transforming technological breakthroughs into successful companies. Besides providing venture capital funding, Qbic actively assists the founders in articulating their business plans and in building the right team to take their project forward. Qbic acts as lead investor, creating investor syndicates. Qbic continues to support its portfolio companies through follow-up investments until exit.