It is no secret that many research institutions/universities today run on the strength of their intellectual property (IP) assets. When managed properly, IP can produce an investable company portfolio and high levels of returns for their owners, relative to other asset classes/categories.
Many challenges have been facing Moroccan entrepreneurs and these challenges are amplified for scientists and researchers. Scientific endeavors typically require resources that are generally cost prohibitive to any entrepreneur starting out, but especially to students.
UM6P Ventures has always had a unique viewpoint when it comes to venture capital funding. We focus on early-stage capital for science-based startups. Many of these companies started as entrepreneurial projects within research institutions.