PSL Innovation Fund

KPN Ventures is part of a group of seven investors in a newly launched French investment fund focused on investing in technology startups coming out of the renowned Paris-based university Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL) ecosystem of academic and research centers.

Managed by Elaia Partners, the PSL Innovation Fund will develop a multi-sectorial early stage investment strategy in deep tech PSL excellence fields, such as artificial intelligence, digital technologies, high-tech, industry and life sciences technology. The PSL Innovation Fund will invest in pre-seed and seed rounds in deep tech disruptive innovations and will create a close relationship with the project owners, as early as in the research labs up to their growth as international leaders. The fund has a target size of €75 million.

 

Founded

2018

Founders

Elaia Partners, PSL Université

Based in

Paris, France

Investors

BPIFrance, BNP Paribas, Naval Group, KPN Ventures, MGEN, FamilleC

Category
fund-in-fund