WE ARE YZR [ˈwaIzər]
Accelerating Health Tech Disruption in Europe
We back outstanding entrepreneurs and their ideas with capital and Healthcare-specific expertise to create European champions. Therefore, we seek Pre-seed, Seed and Series A investment opportunities across Europe.
We are a venture capital firm with deep roots at Europe’s leading tech hub Munich and a unique setup of seasoned Serial Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital Investors and Private Equity Professionals.
Unique sector-focused VC fund backing Europe’s Health Tech disruptors
We are focused on venture capital investments in Europe’s health tech challengers. We are passionate about companies that make a lasting impact on Europe’s healthcare system by boosting efficiency and transparency, make living healthy easier, and enable constant change for improved healthcare.
Our deep healthcare expertise coupled with a collaborative style of developing a personal connection with each and every one of our portfolio companies allows us to accelerate growth without interfering with the entrepreneurial freedom of our founders. Get in touch with us when you’re ready to learn more; we can’t wait to meet you!
The healthcare industry, one of societies most crucial ecosystems, is going through a process of change where daring tech founders of today will shape the healthcare system of tomorrow. We are convinced that the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a wave of innovation in the Health Tech market and therefore we strive to equip founders with the right resources to reach their goal in riding the health tech wave.
Our investment focus
Founding & Early Stage
We help mission driven founders to build a company at an early-stage. We support you with capital, deep healthcare and regulatory expertise, co-founder access and firm development resources starting at the (Pre)-Seed or Series A stage of your company.
We have the appropriate financial and firm development resources to back our early-stage founders through the extended growth stages of their companies development. Further, we engage in selective initial investments into growth stage firms.
We back awesome entrepreneurs and ideas with capital and Healthcare-specific expertise to create European champions.
We are YZR
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Meier
Meaning of YZR
YZR is pronounced as [ˈwaɪzər].
It is a blend of ‘wise’ and ‘Isar’ reflecting two core aspects of our values:
Our investment approach is backed by unique healthcare expertise, therefore allowing us to take wise & informed investment decisions.
The river ‘Isar‘ is a symbol for Munich and reflects our roots, heritage and connection with Europe’s deep tech epicenter.