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Call to drive innovation by creating beta-testing sites for researchers

12 January 2021 Business News Releases NEW SOUTH WALES could significantly increase technological innovation and new product development by creating beta-testing sites for university researchers. that is the view of Stoic Venture Capital partner Geoff Waring, who said “technology innovation lifts employment while improving competitiveness of local companies at a global level”. “Creating a policy for beta-testing […]

Call to drive innovation by creating beta-testing sites for researchers

12 January 2021 Business News Releases NEW SOUTH WALES could significantly increase technological innovation and new product development by creating beta-testing sites for university researchers. that is the view of Stoic Venture Capital partner Geoff Waring, who said “technology innovation lifts employment while improving competitiveness of local companies at a global level”. “Creating a policy for beta-testing […]

Exonate initiates phase 1b/2 clinical trial for diabetic macular oedema

Cambridge, UK; 2nd February 2021 – Exonate, an mRNA therapy company focused on retinal diseases, today announced that in collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, the first patient has been dosed with Exonate’s lead compound, EXN 407, in a Phase Ib/II clinical trial of patient volunteers with […]

PERKii launches Sparkling Probiotic Drink Nationally at Coles Express

Australian probiotic brand PERKii is excited to launch its new 100% plant-based Sparkling Probiotic Drinks into Coles Express stores nationally. PERKii Sparkling is bottled with 1 billion plant-based probiotics, blended with natural flavours. PERKii’s point of difference is its Targeted Release Probiotics. Micro-shielded to resist stomach acid, for a targeted in-gut release of probiotics. The […]

PERKii launches Sparkling Probiotic Drink Nationally at Coles Express

Australian probiotic brand PERKii is excited to launch its new 100% plant-based Sparkling Probiotic Drinks into Coles Express stores nationally. PERKii Sparkling is bottled with 1 billion plant-based probiotics, blended with natural flavours. PERKii’s point of difference is its Targeted Release Probiotics. Micro-shielded to resist stomach acid, for a targeted in-gut release of probiotics. The […]

Kinoxis Completes $5M Financing Round and Advances Through Toxicology Studies

• $5m funding round completed with existing shareholders• Successful completion of key pre-clinical toxicology studies• IND meeting and commencement of Phase 1 in first half of 2021• Additional drug series secured from the University of Sydney Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, December 22, 2020: Kinoxis Therapeutics Pty Ltd, a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company developing novel therapies for […]

Ena Respiratory nasal spray reduces Covid-19 viral replication in ferrets

• New preventative nasal spray treatment that was shown to prevent COVID-19 infection and prevent transmission in animals announced• Novel therapy developed by Australian biotech company, Ena Respiratory, shown to significantly reduce COVID-19 virus levels in the nose and throat, in a gold-standard animal study• Reduced COVID-19 replication by up to 96%, study performed by Public […]

Our role in Uniseed

Read about the recent history of Uniseed and Stoic Venture Capital’s role. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/peter-devine-4375b94_the-final-instalment-in-the-4-part-series-activity-6713948310643765248-xb7T

Healthcare makes up about half of our portfolio

https://www.businessacumen.biz/news/5245-stoic-venture-capital-grows-health-portfolio

Podcast interview on collaborative approach to venture capital

Here is an interview I did on Stockhead discussing our collaborative approach to venture capital investing with Uniseed VC Land Podcast: The collaborative approach to investing – Dr Geoff Waring from Stoic Venture Capital

Stoic Venture Capital invests in nanotech Ferronova

August 2020: Stoic Venture Capital has taken part in a $3.5m Series A funding round for Australian biotechnology company Ferronova Pty Ltd.   The funding round was led by Uniseed, where Stoic Venture Capital is the co-investment fund. Uniseed is a commercialisation fund which focuses on financing early-stage companies that emerge from member universities.   […]

Stoic Venture Capital and Uniseed invest in Forcite’s world-leading smart helmet

Stoic Venture Capital and top university investment fund Uniseed have jointly invested in Australian start-up Forcite which is taking the world of motorcycling by storm with the first and only truly smart helmet. Forcite’s smart helmet is now being mass-produced, having been the only smart helmet to pass ECE 22.05 safety accreditation pre-testing. The amazing […]

Why our investment in PERKii® Probiotics is helping us stay healthy in unprecedented times

PERKii® Probiotics’ new Apple and Ginger flavour is the latest probiotic drink out of the PERKii® lab, made with over 1 billion probiotics. Now available, along with Strawberry Watermelon, Mango Passionfruit, Forest Berry, and Tropical Splash flavours in supermarkets nationwide, PERKii® is made with one of the world’s most researched probiotic strains, Lactobacillus Casei.   […]