Cottonwood Technology Fund
Disruptive Capital for Disruptive Ideas
Cottonwood’s investment focus is on hard science and deep tech, thus providing funding to IP-driven companies.
We invest in patent-based hard science and deep tech startups in the Southwest US and Northern Europe.
Early stage venture
We are a top-decile performing early stage venture capital fund.
Geographical focus: Southwest USA (NM, AZ, UT, CO, TX) & Northern Europe (The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland).
Key Enabling Technologies
Photonics, Optics, Micro- & Nanoelectronics, Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Health Sciences, Climatetech, Sensor Technology, Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing
Focus on IP-driven companies in deep tech.
Early stage: average investment size of 1-3M and together with partners and other investors in follow-on rounds of our own portfolio.
Growth stage: average investment between 5M and 25M in B / C rounds.
Cottonwood Technology Fund makes
Impact Investments in
Key Enabling Technologies
Cottonwood Technology Fund is a deep tech venture capital fund with offices in US and Europe.
Investment focus: Photonics/ Optics, Micro- & Nanoelectronics, Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Sensor Technology, Health Sciences, Climatetech / Energy Transition, Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics.
Cottonwood does not invest in Consumer Products, Software, AI, Platforms, Apps, Crypto, Pharma/Drug Development.
SmartNanotubes Technologies has the ambition to be the global leading provider of sensors / detectors for high-performance electronic products of a new generation. It is a multi-gas sensor / electric nose based on nanotubes which can detect –with pattern recognition- high sensitivity gases and VOC’s.
Circular Genomics is a biotechnology and genomics company with a vision to use circular RNAs as novel and improved biomarkers for the diagnosis and better treatment of psychiatric and neurological diseases.
Sencure is a medical company with an ultra-low power biometric sensing chip that offers wearable biometric solutions for medical technology companies.
mPower Technology Inc. is shaping the future of solar energy with a revolutionary new technology called DragonSCALES, a completely flexible, interconnected mesh of miniature solar cells. DragonSCALES starts with high efficiency state-of-the-art silicon cells that are the product of billions of dollars a year in R&D investment.
Cottonwood Technology Fund invests in hard science that we believe can disrupt large markets and become new global industry standard & leaders.
USA + EU
Cottonwood has offices in the USA and the Netherlands. We support deep tech companies from research stage to unicorn status. Cottonwood has a proven track record in deep tech and a global network.
Cottonwood provides resources, including capital, experienced management, corporate connections and targeted customer relationships. Our main focus is hands-on support in business development and raising next rounds.
Cottonwood has a strong network with national and institutional labs, technology universities, medical centers and research institutes.
Cottonwood is proud of its gender-diverse and multicultural team. Our people have complementary skills, knowledge and experience.