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VivArt-X closes an extension funding round with Borski Fund

VivArt-X has successfully closed an extension funding round with the impact-oriented Borski Fund…

EUVC #208 with Simone Brummelhuis

“Today we are happy to welcome Simone Brummelhuis, Founding Partner & Fund Director of Borski…

Making drugs is more polluting than making cars — this green chemicals startup has raised €6.5m to change that

Berlin-based DUDE CHEM, which supplies sustainably-produced chemicals to the pharmaceutical industry, has raised…

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CarbonX raises growth funding to counter graphite shortages in the battery industry

CarbonX raises growth funding to counter graphite shortages in the battery industry The…

Amsterdam-based sustainable lingerie brand Soft Revolt bags €1M

Amsterdam-based Soft Revolt, a lingerie brand, has secured over €1M in a fresh round…

RTI Blockchain Receives 2.5 Million Euro Investment from Leading Parties to Strengthen Position in the Logistics Sector

Delft, December 12, 2023– RTI Blockchain, a leading player in the field of…

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Dutch startup The Selection Lab raises €1.25M for further development of its assessment technology

The Selection Lab, a Dutch start-up with state-of-the-art assessment technology, has raised €1.25M…

Caldera Medical Acquires Atlantic Therapeutics to Expand Portfolio in Women’s Health

Los Angeles–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Caldera Medical, a women’s health medical device company that develops and…

Thirona Raises €7,5 Million New Financing to Accelerate the Adoption of its Breakthrough Innovations for Precision Medicine

Nijmegen, the Netherlands (September 11th, 2023) – Thirona, a global company specialized in…

Borski: Female venture capitalists are key to female innovation

Not even impact investors are immune to gender bias. In a series of…

FemTech is a double-edged sword. Here’s how to use it the right way

The term FemTech was coined by the Danish entrepreneur Ida Tin in 2016….

Our portfolio company Prolira – DeltaScan obtained FDA clearance for the DeltaScan Brain State Monitor

  UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 15, 2023 – Prolira BV, a high-tech company…

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Aviation startup Aiir Innovations raises over €2.1M to transform engine maintenance

Aiir Innovations, a leading startup in artificial intelligence (AI) for the visual inspection…

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Borski Fund announces €5M investment from Visa Foundation

Borski Fund is the first Venture Capital fund in Europe that benefits from…

Parfumado raises €3.2 million to become the leading perfume and beauty sampling platform in Europe

Parfumado Group, an online platform for discovering perfumes & beauty, has raised €3.2…

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Borski fund en Rabobank investeren samen €1,5 miljoen in A.I. opzegservice Closure

ROTTERDAM – Investeerders Borski fund en Rabobank investeren samen €1,5 miljoen in Closure….

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Mind the gap: Gender lens investing gathers pace

To mark International Women’s Day, Impact Investor talks to four women investing in…

Women’s health tech inne raises $10 million to expand its hormone-tracking tech from fertility to perimenopause

Inne provides women with hormone insights they use to learn more about and…

The Fabricant secures Series A funding to build wardrobe of the metaverse

LOS ANGELES – APRIL 7, 2022 –  The Fabricant, a leading digital fashion…

Women entrepreneurs are our best opportunity

On International Women’s Day, the female leaders of the European Investment Bank argue…

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2021, what a year it has been!

A year full of virtual coffee chats, many remote team meetings and 6…

Growth capital investment for Prolira for roll-out of brain state monitoring to hospitals

Investors Borski fund, ROM Utrecht Region, Holland Capital, Health Innovations and Oost NL…

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FemTech needs investment and we need FemTech

On behalf of Borski Fund, Amelia Peden researched FemTech: the Future of Female…

Thirona is specialised in artificial intelligence (AI) for medical image analysis
Thirona closes financing round with HERAN Partners and Borski Fund

Nijmegen, the Netherlands. (October 27th, 2021) – Thirona, one of the leading companies…

IME Medical Electrospinning announces name change to VIVOLTA

We are excited to announce that our portfolio company IME Medical Electrospinning has…

Dutch market leader, The Next Closet, raises EUR 3mn of growth capital with impact investors

As a worldwide pioneer on the resale market of designer clothes and with…

Call for €3B fund to back female venture capitalists

Investor groups tells EU research commissioner to allocate special funding to female-led venture…

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The Fabricant, the world’s leading digital fashion house, has raised capital from 4impact, Borski Fund and Slingshot to continue to revolutionise fashion.

The Fabricant’s mission is to lead the fashion industry to a new sector…

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Leading Femtech Brand INNOVO Attracts Two New Investors

INNOVO adds significant incremental investment for pioneering home-based treatment for stress urinary incontinence,…

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Borski Fund – One year in

Three years ago we started to think about a large fund focusing on…

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Female Tech Heroes Role Model – Simone Brummelhuis

Recently Simone Brummelhuis did an interview with High Tech Campus Eindhoven, in which…

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IME Medical Electrospinning secured € 3 million in new financing from Dutch VCs Borski Fund, Lumana Invest, TIIN Capital and from Rabobank to further expand its Medispin XL production platform

IME Medical Electrospinning, a global leader in electrospun medical devices and regenerative medicine,…

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Key Insights from the Latest Gender Lens Investing Report

A new gender lens investing report by Wharton Social Impact’s Sandi Hunt and…

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Why Are Women In Europe Missing Out On VC?

Intervention is needed to improve women-led companies’ access to finance. In a recent…

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Ziel raises 4 million funding from a.o. Borski fund for European expansion

The clothing industry needs an impactful solution to become more sustainable. The global…

TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space

EU-Startups, a platform who is a proud supporter and fan of Europe’s startup…

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Female founders got more funding than ever in 2019. But still less than WeWork took in.

How should female founders reflect on 2019? From a statistical perspective, the year…

To tackle the investment diversity gap, we have to put weight behind it

Named after Johanna Borski (a female banker, investor and entrepreneurship role model), the Borski…

Borski Fund wants women’s entrepreneurship to flourish

When you say female entrepreneurship, you say Simone Brummelhuis. Brummelhuis is not only…

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The trend of women-led VC funds

The most exciting and transformative trend happening in the Tech community right now…

Speech by Klaas Knot, president of DNB at the launch of the Borski Fund

Bij de lancering van het Borski Fonds voor vrouwelijke ondernemers sprak Klaas Knot…

Better financing for female entrepreneurs thanks to the Borski Fund

Het Borski Fonds richt zich speciaal op vrouwelijke ondernemers omdat zij een zware…

First female venture capital fund

Nog altijd gaat het gros van het durfkapitaal naar mannen, maar het vrouwelijk…

Investment fund for women: “Hopefully this will not be necessary after a few years”

Het is een probleem waar veel vrouwelijke ondernemers mee kampen: durfinvesteerders zijn vaak…

Launch of new multi million investment fund for female entrepreneurs

Vrouwelijke ondernemers met groeiambities kunnen vanaf nu terecht bij het Borski Fonds. Dat…

New Venture Capital fund for female entrepreneurs

Zo’n speciaal fonds voor vrouwen is nodig, zegt één van de initiatiefnemers Laura…

Koningin Máxima bij lancering Borski Fund voor vrouwelijke ondernemers

Hare Majesteit Koningin Máxima is donderdag 31 oktober in Museum Van Loon in…

Laura Rooseboom gives female entrepreneurs a financial boost

Sterke vrouwen die hun energie inzetten voor resultaat. Dat zijn Libelle sterren. Tien…

Gender Diversity in The Netherlands Startup & Scaleup Report October 2019

Foreword Gender Diversity Venture capital firms plays an important role in building tech…

It’s time to #FundRight 200 gender diverse startups breaking the mold

The first step will focus on creating working-models around increasing gender diversity in…

Businesswomen Champion Sights Globally, by News Analyses 2012

Interview met Simone Brummelhuis; Businesswomen Champion Sights Globally, by News Analyses 2012

Koningin Maxima noemt Borski Fund in opening World Forum

Openingstoespraak van Koningin Máxima ter gelegenheid van de Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 in…

Interview met oprichter Simone Brummelhuis in het NRC

Simone Brummelhuis(49) was advocaat en medeoprichter van restaurantsite Iens. Nu steunt ze vrouwelijke…

Sprout Impact publicatie met de oprichter Laura Rooseboom

Wie duurzame innovaties ontwikkelt of een sociale onderneming wil opschalen, komt al gauw…

Why female-owned start-ups are often more successful

According to our research, when women business owners pitch their ideas to investors…

Interview with chairperson of the board of directors Sacha Engels in FAB Magazine

9 tips van Sascha Engels, beroepscommissaris en investeerder ‘Nee bestaat niet’

Publicatie met profiel van founder Simone Brummelhuis.

Simone Brummelhuis (1965) heeft zich vaker moeten verantwoorden aan journalisten over haar ‘wonderlijke…