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Managing Partner - Head Consumer 2020
Managing Partner - Head Sustainable Cities & Head of the Netherlands
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Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital.

Gimv is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels. Gimv currently manages around 1.8 billion EUR (including third party funds) of investments in 85 portfolio companies, which jointly realise a turnover of more than EUR 6 billion and employ over 28,000 professionals.

As a recognized market leader in selected investment platforms, Gimv identifies entrepreneurial and innovative companies with high-growth potential and supports them in their transformation into market leaders. Gimv’s four investment platforms are: Consumer 2020, Health & Care, Smart Industries and Sustainable Cities. Each of these platforms works with a skilled and dedicated team across Gimv’s home markets of the Benelux, France and Germany and can count on an extended international network of experts.

More information on Gimv can be found on [].

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
JenaValve Technology 4/2014Series C$10M10
Covagen 12/2013Series B$47.2M8
Eurocept 12/2013Venture Round1
NovoPolymers 10/2013Venture Round4
JenaValve Technology 7/2013Series C$62.5M8
Complix 6/2013Series B€12M8
Planetveo 6/2013Series A€15M2
Multiplicom 2/2013Venture Round€5.5M3
AgroSavfe 1/2013Venture Round€5M2
Endosense 11/2012Series C$40.3M8
Ambit Biosciences 11/2012Venture Round$50M9
GOVECS 9/2012Venture Round€10M3
Movea 8/2012Series C€6.5M3
ARS Traffic & Transport Technology 7/2012Venture Round1
Prosonix 5/2012Series B£17.1M6
NovoPolymers 3/2012Venture Round€5.4M2
GreenWatt 3/2012Venture Round€6M4
Oldelft Ultrasound 2/2012Venture Round1
Prosensa 1/2012Venture Round€23M7
Pronota 1/2012Series C€3.7M7
TrustTeam 10/2011Venture Round1
ActivePath 9/2011Series B$10M3
Seedcamp 9/2011Venture Round€2M6
Ebuzzing 8/2011Series B$25M1
Studiekring 8/2011Venture Round1
XL Video 8/2011Venture Round€19M1
Ambit Biosciences 6/2011Series D$30M10
Multiplicom 4/2011Venture Round€2M2
NovoPolymers 2/2011Series B€4.2M2
PE INTERNATIONAL 12/2010Venture Round€8M2
Nomadesk 10/2010Series B$7M2
DataContact 10/2010Venture Round€3M1
Private Outlet 9/2010Venture Round€4.9M1
McPhy 7/2010Venture Round€13.7M3
Inside Secure. 5/2010Series D€11.2M3
RES Software 4/2010Venture Round€4.7M1
RES Software 4/2010Venture Round$6.18M1
Liquavista 4/2010Series D$9.52M4
GreenPeak Technologies 10/2009Series B$19M5
Endosense 10/2009Series B$36M7
Easy Voyage 10/2009Venture Round€21.1M2
Ubidyne 8/2009Series B$43M4
Micron Technology 8/2009Series C$16M3
Pronota 6/2009Series B$7.36M7
Luma International 4/2009Series A€3M1
Prosensa 12/2008Series B€18M2
Clear2Pay 12/2008Venture Round$8.27M4
Openbravo 4/2008Series B$12M3
CoreOptics 4/2008Venture Round$25M8
Inside Secure. 12/2007Series C$44.4M11
Movea 12/2007Series A$10.7M4
CoWare 7/2007Series F$7M3
Nomadesk 3/2007Series A€3M4
ChemoCentryx 3/2007Series D$29.8M5
Movetis 1/2007Series A€49M7
Liquavista 12/2006Series A€12M3
Inside Secure. 9/2006Venture Round$25M7
ChemoCentryx 8/2006Series C$17.7M6
Pronota 8/2006Series A$10.6M4
CoreOptics 7/2006Venture Round$28M6
Clear2Pay 6/2006Series D€15.7M8
GreenPeak Technologies 5/2006Venture Round$11.1M4
Gemidis 3/2006Series C$8.08M5
Inside Secure. 11/2005Venture Round$10.9M5
Elixent 4/2005Series C$15M5
ChemoCentryx 6/2004Venture Round$33M5



    Gimv Buys CapMan Investments and Commitments ( [edit]
  1. JenaValve Technology Raises Additional $10M in Series C Ventur funing ( [edit]
  2. Gimv leads Series B round for Covagen ( [edit]
  3. Eurocept Receives Minority Investment from GIMV ( [edit]
  4. [edit]
  5. JenaValve Technology Raises $62.5M In Series C Venture Round ( [edit]
  6. Complix Raises €12 Million (US$15.5 million) in Series B Round ( [edit]
  7. Planetveo Raises €15M In Funding ( [edit]
  8. Multiplicom Raises €5.5M ( [edit]
  9. AgroSavfe Receives €5M in Funding ( [edit]
  10. Endosense Raises $40.3M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  11. Ambit Biosciences Completes $50 Million Financing to Advance Lead Drug Candidate in Acute Myeloid Leukemia ( [edit]
  12. GOVECS Raises €10M in Financing ( [edit]
  13. Movea Raises €6.5M in Funding ( [edit]
  14. ARS T&TT Receives Minority Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  15. Prosonix Raised £17.1M in Series B Equity Financing ( [edit]
  16. NovoPolymers Raises €5.4M in Equity Funding ( [edit]
  17. GreenWatt Raises €6M in Funding ( [edit]
  18. Oldelft Ultrasound Receives Majority Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  19. Prosensa Raises €23 Million in New Equity Financing Led by New Enterprise Associates ( [edit]
  20. [edit]
  21. Trustteam Receives Majority Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  22. ActivePath Raises $10 Million For Interactive Email Solutions ( [edit]
  23. Seedcamp Expands; Adds €2 Million To Its Coffers, Partners With 500 Startups, AngelList ( [edit]
  24. Ebuzzing Secures $25m To Expand European Social Marketing Platform ( [edit]
  25. Studiekring Receives Majority Equity Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  26. XL Video Receives €19M Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  28. Gimv, VIB and University of Antwerp invest EUR 2 million in biotech startup Multiplicom ( [edit]
  29. Gimv and Capricorn Cleantech Fund invest EUR 4.2 million in NovoPolymers NV. This investment supports the rapid growth and expansion of NovoPolymers NV. ( [edit]
  30. PE INTERNATIONAL Secures €8M in Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  31. Cloud Computing Startup Nomadesk Raises $7 Million Series B To Support US Expansion ( [edit]
  32. DataContact Receives €3.0M Investment from Gimv ( [edit]
  33. Belgian VC Firm Puts 4.9 Million Euros into Vente-Privée Wannabe ( [edit]
  34. Sofinnova Partners, Gimv and Amundi Private Equity Funds invest in McPhy Energy - €13.7m second round funding ( [edit]
  35. INSIDE Contactless secures €11m, acquires SMS company ( [edit]
  36. Investment From Gimv to Propel RES Software’s Global Expansion and Deepen its Presence in Key Markets ( [edit]
  37. Investment From Gimv to Propel RES Software’s Global Expansion and Deepen its Presence in Key Markets ( [edit]
  38. Next-generation LCD company closes €7m series D ( [edit]
  39. GreenPeak secures €13M (US$19M) in Series B funding ( [edit]
  40. Endosense, SA: Series B $36M ( [edit]
  41. Exclusive: French tech firms which raised over €1 million in 2009 ( [edit]
  42. Ubidyne Secures $14.4 Million from Gimv and Current Investors to Complete $43 Million Series B Financing ( [edit]
  43. VirtenSys Raises $16 Million in New Round of Funding ( [edit]
  44. Pronota announces EUR 4.9 million first close of series B financing ( [edit]
  45. LUMAâ„¢ a powerful weapon in times of crisis [edit]
  46. Prosensa raises EUR 18 million Series B financing ( [edit]
  47. Clear2Pay enjoys unparalleled commercial momentum and raises €6 million in internal round ( [edit]
  48. Openbravo Picks Up $12m Second Round ( [edit]
  49. CoreOptics Lands $25M ( [edit]
  50. Nokia Growth Partners leads Series C investment round in INSIDE Contactless ( [edit]
  51. Movea Secures First Round Investment - Completes Asset Acquisition of Gyration ( [edit]
  52. EDGAR [edit]
  54. ChemoCentryx, autoimmune disease drug co., raises $29.84M ( [edit]
  55. MOVETIS NV Closes 49 Million EUR Series A Financing Round ( [edit]
  57. INSIDE Contactless Secures $25 Million in New Funding ( [edit]
  58. ChemoCentryx Completes Series C Financing ( [edit]
  59. Peakadilly closes series A financing at ( [edit]
  60. CoreOptics Nabs Another $28M ( [edit]
  61. AGF Private Equity and GIMV take the lead in Clear2Pay’s capital increase of € 15.7 million - existing investors also participate in this round. ( [edit]
  62. EDGAR [edit]
  63. EDGAR [edit]
  64. EDGAR [edit]
  65. Toshiba, Matsushita Push Elixent to Land $15M Investment (Electronic News) ( [edit]
  66. ChemoCentryx Raises $33 Million in Private Financing ( [edit]
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