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CreaxHealth – “Your Health Tech Business Guide”
CreaxHealth is a health tech and life science team of Creax Ltd, established 2008 for providing business and funding advisory services for start-ups and early-stage companies in affiliation with leading early-stage investor network in Europe.
We assist start-ups and early-stage companies both in business evaluation and commercialization and building roadmap to next funding round and M&A / Exit strategies.
Our team is collaborating with innovative stakeholders in life science and health tech space, such as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, HUS Helsinki University Hospital, Business Finland, Health Capital Helsinki and SPARK Global Network.
The co-founder and CEO/chairman of Creax Ltd Heikki E Rautajoki has been an advisor for over 250 start-ups and early-stage growth companies from 1998 till present. He is also an angel investor at FiBAN/EBAN HealthTech network and M&A/Exit Advisor at FirstExit in affiliation with Suomen Yrityskaupat Ltd, accredited EU Horizon2020 (Phase I & II) HealthTech evaluator, European Health Tech Investment Forum Expert Jury and Selection Committee Member, TEKES/Business Finland Innovation service provider and SPARK (Finland) Life Science mentor.
CreaxHealth provides business and funding advisory services for Health Tech and Life Science start-ups and early-stage companies, such as:
We evaluate game-changing innovations and challenge their excellence and impact vs
Market and business appraisal
We carry out independent market studies and appraise business potential and risks – opportunities of the business plan
Business strategy assessment
We assess business strategy taking into account competitive position, team experience and strategic partnership potential
We review barriers to commercialization and go2market strategy taking into account existing business strategy
Building roadmap to next funding round
We quide management to create consistently value and assist in building roadmap to next funding round
SM&A / Exit strategy
We guide management to embrace key success factors in M&A / Exit process and provide
objective and realistic valuation for successful closing
Some examples of our projects:
- A global market study of emerging, non-invasive Point-of-Care diabetes diagnostics
- A feasibility study on commercialization of disruptive analyzer used for prediabetes
and drug efficacy diagnostics for a project consortium
- An evaluation of potential novel tVNS technology applications and business model
for a clinic
- An evaluation of business potential of novel HBOT technology applications for a
- Investor presentation and funding roadmap for a nutritional supplement company
- An elaboration of investment memorandum and funding roadmap for a diagnostics
We target on Health Tech start-ups and focus our efforts on three cornerstones of start-up life: validating business opportunity, building team and ensuring realistic funding roadmap.
Equally we assist companies hands-on in innovation and grant applications for EU and Business Finland funding instruments.
Creax Ltd is also co-creating companies with core teams acting as co-founder and seed investor in close cooperation with Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) and European Business Angel Network (EBAN). At present Creax is an advisor and minority shareholder in selected Health Tech companies.