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Posted: Dec 14, 2010

Nanostart Asia Launches Independent Website at

(Nanowerk News) Nanostart subsidiary Nanostart Asia Pte Ltd now has its own web presence. The new independent website reflects the expanding business of this Nanostart subsidiary.
Virtually every target group can find relevant information within only a few clicks of the homepage. Users have the opportunity to learn about the structure of the Nanostart Singapore Early Stage Venture Fund, which is managed by Nanostart Asia. Shareholdings held by the fund are also profiled. Nanotechnology companies that are seeking capital can examine Nanostart investment criteria and utilize a checklist to evaluate their chances for cooperation. The website also features profiles of Nanostart Asia contact persons, who are available to answer questions. The design of the new Nanostart Asia website reflects the relationship with Nanostart AG, while simultaneously demonstrating the independence of the Asian location. The site serves primarily as a source of information for users in Asia. All content is therefore available only in English.
Nanostart Asia was launched in 2008. Shareholdings in three companies are currently held through the Singapore Early Stage Venture Fund, which is managed by Nanostart Asia.
Andreas Kröll, managing director of Nanostart Asia, explained that the decision to invest in nanotechnology in Singapore is due to the outstanding research landscape and the excellent support of the government, as the shared financing of the fund with the National Research Foundation demonstrates. Singapore is the basis for Nanostart's business in Asia. Users may visit the Nanostart Asia website at
About Nanostart
Nanostart AG, headquartered in the German financial capital of Frankfurt, is the world's leading nanotechnology investment company, with portfolio companies spanning the globe from Silicon Valley to Singapore. The company provides venture capital financing for nanotechnology companies in various growth phases with a focus on innovation-driven industries of the future such as cleantech, life sciences, and IT/electronics. Through its subsidiary and venture capital fund in Singapore, Nanostart is proud to be the investment partner of the Singaporean government. For further information about the company, please visit
Source: Nanostart (press release)
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