Welcome To... GMC Life Sciences Fund by Praetura
Learn from someone else’s mistakes
Unconditional support doesn’t just come from us. Giving more than money also means connecting you with our operational partners.
Why partner with us?
Choosing a VC partner is a massive step in your journey as a founder. We want to make that step as easy as possible. We also want to make sure Praetura Ventures is right for you...
There were many reasons why we wanted to work with Praetura Ventures, from their More Than Money focus to being a part of a portfolio of game changing companies. The support we’ve received so far has been outstanding, especially the introduction to key strategic partners that will help us grow and scale.
Anna Maxwell, Founder of Maxwellia
We have been working with Praetura for several years now and they have been great to work with. Not only are they professional and easy to work with, they also provide meaningful support and guidance by sitting on our board of directors. Praetura has a deep bench of professional and supportive partners that can add value to a growing business.
Craig Kennedy, CEO, Inotec AMD
Praetura Ventures More Than Money approach is outstanding and has supported Ostara’s ambition to become a major player in the growing Women’s Health sector.
Dr Nadia Gopichandran, CEO, Ostara
From the start Praetura have felt like an extended part of the Dr Fertility team. Their passion for supporting purpose driven business who are solving big challenges is clear. They bring expertise across diverse sectors and through their network have introduced us to people who have played a pivotal role in the growth of our business.
Lucy Buckley Co-founder, Dr Fertility
Listed as one of the top 20 seed investors in Europe as voted for by portfolio founders. Praetura has a reputation for better founder support.
Life Sciences Leaders
Join a portfolio of North-West life sciences innovators who are changing their sector for the better.
A partnership set for scale
Backed by three LPs from both public and private sector who are uniquely placed to help businesses scale in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire & Warrington region.
Greater Manchester and Cheshire & Warrington Based
Your headquarters must be based in or moving to the region.
Life Sciences Industries
Your business must be in the life sciences sector, this includes BioTech, contract research, diagnostics, HealthTech, medical devices, therapeutics, pharmaceuticals, veterinary and others.
We look to invest £50k-£2m into exciting SMEs with high growth potential.