Panakes is a venture capital firm with the ultimate goal of providing a better life to people all around the world.
We back promising teams by providing both financial and business support to build the next generation of game-changing technologies companies in the field of Life Sciences.
We invest in ambitious early stage start-ups and SMEs with innovative products globally, mainly across Europe and Israel.
We bring strong entrepreneurial and financial expertise to portfolio companies well beyond just capital, relying on a wide network of clinicians and industry experts. We have established relationships with selected industrial partners to assist our founders in accelerating their development.
We invest in people, believing that a strong and dedicated team is one of the most important factors in the success of our investments. We aim to work together with entrepreneurs to develop successful businesses as an active and well-connected investor.
We invest for people, supporting the growth of companies and people that will reshape the medical world, answering real medical needs, saving lives and providing a better quality of life for patients and care-givers.
An overall positive impact that will produce intrinsic value for both investors and society.
SERGIO ABRIGNANIScientific Director INGM (Istituto Nazionale di Genetica Molecolare)
ANTONELLO BISCINIFormer VP Biz
Dev Diagnostic Menarini Group
PAOLA CASTAGNOLIScientific Director Fondazione Toscana Life Sciences
FABRIZIO CHINESExecutive Chairman & CEO SIFI
VALENTINA COGLIATICEO Elemaster
MAURIZIO COLOMBOOwner & Executive VP Sapiolife
EMANUELE GATTIFormer CEO EMEA Fresenius Medical Care
MASSIMO MERCATICEO Aboca
FABIO PAMMOLLIAnalytics & Data Scientist, Professor Politecnico di Milano
SIMONE RECEO Digitec Innovation
LUCIO ROVATICEO & Chairman Rottapharm
RAFFAELE VENAFROFounder Crossmed
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Seattle - November 25, 2020
Eindhoven, Netherlands - November 3rd, 2020
Calci, Italy – October 28th, 2020
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Calci, Italy – October 7th, 2020
Italy - September 24th, 2020
Eindhoven, Netherlands - September 22th, 2020
Paris, France - September 14th, 2020
Center Valley, Pa. - September 10th, 2020
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Lausanne, Switzerland – May 6th, 2019
Milan, Italy - December 21th, 2018
Florence, Italy - December 20th, 2018
Paris, France - December 12th, 2018
Milan, Italy - July 18th, 2018
Calci, Italy - April 18th, 2018
Cardiff, Wales, 31 May 2017
Galway, Ireland - September 7th, 2016
Milan, Italy - September 6th, 2016
Milan, Italy - July 21th, 2016
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