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Baekeland Funds

The Baekeland Funds are the investment funds of Ghent University and its partners in the Ghent University Association. In collaboration with a number of financial partners, these funds are being established for the purpose of investing in growing, innovative companies that are commercializing technology developed either within or in collaboration with the Ghent University Association.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Complix 6/2013Series B€12M8
Caliopa 9/2010Venture Round€2M3
Sigasi 7/2010Series A1
Pronota 6/2009Series B$7.36M7
Aristo Music 11/2008Venture Round$3.38M4
Trinean 10/2008Venture Round$4.71M3
Algonomics 6/2007Venture Round€1.5M4
Pronota 8/2006Series A$10.6M4
Gemidis 3/2006Series C$8.08M5
Memobead Technologies 11/2005Venture Round$720k1



  1. Complix Raises €12 Million (US$15.5 million) in Series B Round ( [edit]
  2. UGent and imec launch silicon photonics spin-off Caliopa ( [edit]
  3. Hoogtechnologisch start-upbedrijf Sigasi sluit eerste financieringsronde af ( [edit]
  4. Pronota announces EUR 4.9 million first close of series B financing ( [edit]
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  7. Algonomics to raise 1.5 million euro. ( [edit]
  8. Peakadilly closes series A financing at ( [edit]
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