We are a venture capital firm focused on science-based solutions that positively impact life. We invest in early stage businesses with proven technology in North America and Europe.
We live in an age of accelerating advances in life sciences, synthetic chemistry, materials science, robotics and AI. These technologies are being combined in novel ways to create more effective and sustainable solutions. Level Eight invests time and capital in outstanding teams commercializing these advances. We seek out companies that:
At our core we are technologists and business builders. What excites us most is seeing promising new technology positively impact millions of lives. Every company in our portfolio shares this potential. We tend to dig much deeper into the science and technology than other firms. To us, understanding your technology, and the many hurdles to commercial scale, is essential to us becoming long-term partners in building your business.
Many exciting opportunities exist at the intersection of disciplines and across sectors. The combination of big data and machine learning is unlocking hidden patterns and providing fresh insight across almost every sector. Advances in synthetic chemistry, novel materials, additive manufacturing, robotics and many other areas are enabling greener more efficient products. We see high potential in the following areas:
We know that the coasts have no monopoly on great business ideas or world class talent. We search widely and invest in businesses across Western Europe, the United States and Canada from offices in Ann Arbor, Cambridge, and Philadelphia. A key strength is helping portfolio companies expand operations across the Atlantic and to Asia.