We accelerate growing startups
There is a missing opportunity between a successful start and reached achievements. ScaleFund’s mission is to bridge this equity gap and boost promising companies.
A unique dealflow
We secure both a qualitative and proprietary deal flow thanks to privileged partnerships with business angels and seed investors. This allows us to identify the best projects early on, prior to their growth phase, and therefore aim for the highest performance.
We are industry-agnostic: this diversity gives strength to our portfolio.
We aim to invest in innovative scale-ups with international potential.
We team-up with prior-round shareholders and management in order to reach the next milestones.
We are a reactive team of dedicated and pragmatic people.
DGenious in a few words
Dgenious is a business monitoring platform for any chain of outlets with a large volume of data (customers or SKU). The solution developed allows to reconcile a large number of decentralized databases (cash register system, ERP, CRM...) and offers to anyone from the store manager, to the CEO, to the CFO, to the marketing manager or to the franchise manager to analyze the consumer behavior in real time. Degnious offers a modularity, granularity and simplicity of analysis unique on the market.dgenious.com
Société NAKI in a few words
Always charged, anywhere, anytime. With Naki Power, you can charge your electronic devices, anywhere, anytime, on-the-go, without having to leave your device behind or worry about cables. Our powerbank rental offers freedom and convenience for people in cities, like other sharing economy services such as electric bike and scooter rental.The Naki Power app makes it easy to locate stations, and once a user account is created, it takes just a few seconds to pick up or return a powerbank.nakipower.com
Moonbird in a few words
Moonbird has developed a small portable device that inflates and deflates in order to simulate a breathing rhythm. It helps its users to perform breathing exercises, especially for non-initiated individuals who aspire to or have just started practicing meditation or yoga. A heartrate captor is embedded to get physiological feedback and adapt the exercise.
Today, around 40% of the world population suffer from stress, anxiety or sleeping disorder. Breathing exercises are a more and more popular solution to solve such problems. Moonbird allows any individual to do those exercises in an easy, intuitive and personalized way.www.moonbird.life
406 Skin in a few words
456 Skin has developed a range of beauty product specifically for dark skins, namely phototype 4, 5 and 6 following Fitzpatrick classification. It is designed as the “perfect routine” with a cleansing gel and oil, a moisturizer, a treatment lotion and a serum. Clients fill in a questionnaire on their skin problems and the company produces a specific and personalised formula.
456 Skin is the answer to the problem encountered by phototypes 4, 5 and 6 . All beauty products currently on the market are developed and produced in the laboratories of big companies with formula for white skins in mind, while it has been scientifically demonstrated that dark skins have very different needs.
456 Skin is based in France, near Chartres, in the so called “Cosmetic Valley”.456skin.com
Passbolt in a few words
Passbolt is an open source password manager for agile teams that is developer-first, API-centric and privacy-focused. Think 1Password but optimized for collaboration, automation and privacy. Think Wordpress but built for password management and in-depth security.
Passbolt solves the pain of modern digital teams that have to manage, due to digitalization, an unprecedented number of credentials every day at work which creates productivity and security issues. Passbolt makes it easy to store, centralize, organize, share, automate and audit credentials through an elegant UI /UX while providing uncompromising control, security and privacy for system administrators.
Passbolt is based in Luxembourg, at the heart of Europe, where data privacy matters and is protected by laws. Digital and Agile teams love Passbolt: 7.000 of them in 50+ countries, have already adopted it and are using it daily to manage their passwords.www.passbolt.com
Kaspard in a few words
Kaspard has developed a non-intrusive device to address the problem of falls in the elderly. The cutting edge technology developed by Kaspard gives an alert in case of a bed exit, a fall or not returning to bed within a certain time. The nursing staff has continuous information and can intervene quickly to assist the resident when necessary. Each resident has a different risk profile and mobility potential.www.kaspard.com
Musimap in a few words
Musimap is an Emotional Artificial Intelligence (A.E.I.) company leveraging 20 years of manual tagging efforts. Musimap provides fully automated engines to businesses in the fields of music, video, media, advertising, dating and e-commerce to help them achieve high performances in terms of recommendation, targeting, emotional profiling and responsiveness.www.musimap.net
Utopix in a few words
Since 2013, Utopix has been supporting companies and agencies in the realization of their visual projects thanks to its professional network of photographers and videographers all over the world.www.utopix.com
Phasya in a few words
Phasya develops the first software portfolio for monitoring several physiological and cognitive states (e.g. drowsiness, stress, etc.) that influence human performances. Our solutions are mainly based on the analysis of eye features and heart rate, independently or in combination. Other data such as respiratory rate, electrodermal activity, and voice features can be also used for the analysis.www.phasya.com
Wooclap in a few words
Wooclap is an EdTech tool that allows students to play a role in their own learning.www.wooclap.com
mobile my day in a few words
mobile my day collects big data and creates innovative, mobile solutions to meet the challenging business needs of the healthcare industry while providing access to added value services for independent and chain pharmacies who trust us their data.www.mobilemyday.com
Aquilon Pharmaceuticals in a few words
Aquilon Pharmaceuticals is a spin-off of Liege University and expert in the treatment of serious lung diseases.www.aquilonpharma.com
What do we bring to the table?
We are active partners, we are able to broader your vision and possibilities.
We invest 300k€ to 500K€ as a first investment, with a capacity to follow-on up to 1M€.
More than 300 business angels, international partners and corporate members work with us.
We are able to deliver a commitment within a 6 to 8 weeks time frame. We are an effective team and we move fast.
Gauthier van der Elst