is one of Ireland’s largest and most active venture capital funds. The firm has a portfolio of investee companies across, technology, life science and general industry. Kernel Capital and our associate Life Science Investment firm Seroba Kernel (www.seroba-kernel.com) have €173m under management spread across multiple Funds including:
Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Fund I
Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Fund II
Bank of Ireland Venture Capital Fund
Seroba Kernel Life Sciences Fund
Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund
Bank of Ireland MedTech Accelerator Fund
We target opportunities in the €100k to €5m range. The Kernel team have been instrumental in numerous corporate finance and IP licensing transactions totalling several hundred million Euros and are named inventors on over thirty patents. Our Executive Team have been published in leading scientific journals and have presented regularly at international conferences. Kernel Capital funds have received investment from Enterprise Ireland under the Seed and Venture Capital Scheme 2000 - 2006 and 2007 – 2012, our Strategic Partner Bank of Ireland, University of Limerick Foundation, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) and some of Ireland’s leading pension fund managers.
Kernel Management Partners Limited, trading as Kernel Capital, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.