As a partner, Istion helps startups make the right decisions and achieve their goals by providing technical, managerial and financial expertise. We provide a capacity-building pathway, including coaching and mentoring, to empower the founding team and help them find the right way to build a solid foundation for new businesses.
TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN INNOVATION MINDSET AND ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPACITY, ESPECIALLY IN THE LIFE SCIENCES AND HEALTHCARE SECTORS, ISTION OFFERS A UNIQUE VALUE PROPOSITION FOR FOUNDERS.
Istion invests in new entrepreneurial initiatives to provide founders with effective and dedicated operational support to create the best pathway for turning their product ideas into successful and ground-breaking businesses.
Based on the vertical skills and management experience of our team and a significant international network in the healthcare and life sciences sectors, particularly in the field of cancer diagnosis and treatment, the Istion model involves participating as an investor and operational partner in a small number of potential new ventures.
Following a structured process of scouting, selection and evaluation, Istion invests in the early seed and early stage phases of carefully selected entrepreneurial initiatives.
A privileged investment evaluation pathway with investor partners is available to meet the financial needs of startups.
Technical expertise in support of business founders in all phases of the technology transfer process, “from concept to business”, with activities such as:
- PRODUCT/IDEA EVALUATION
- PRODUCT POSITIONING ANALYSIS
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PLAN OPTIMIZATION
- REGULATORY ROADMAP
- MARKET POSITIONING
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT
- SWOT ANALYSIS
Strategic management expertise to support the successful development of the new business, defining the go-to-market and developing the product and business through the following activities:
- BUSINESS STRATEGY
- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
- BUSINESS MODEL CREATION (OR OPTIMIZATION)
- BUSINESS NETWORKING
- BUSINESS PLAN
- LEGAL FRAMEWORK
- ORGANISATION DESIGN
Fundraising expertise to finalise the fundraising objectives, identify the right investors and define the right fundraising strategy with:
- COMPANY PRE-VALUATION
- INVESTORS NETWORK
- SELECTION OF INVESTORS TYPE
- DEAL AND FINANCIAL ROUNDS STRUCTURING
- COMPANY VALUATION
In addition, the Istion team provides a capacity building pathway, including coaching and mentoring activities, to empower the founding team and help them find the right way to build a solid foundation for their new business.
If you are interested in presenting your innovative idea, please submit your application using the form on the side