Dentons Paris becomes associate member of Angels Santé network bolstering its commitment to healthcare and pharma start-ups

November 2016 – Dentons Paris is the first law firm to become associate member of Angels Santé, the first business angels network focusing on the Healthcare and pharmaceutical sector across Europe. With the operation, the Firm bolsters its commitment to start-ups of the industry both in France and across the continent.

Start-ups will benefit from the partnership that will consequently arise, including Dentons legal expertise and Angels Santé network’s financial support and business skills on a long term basis.

Dentons to support innovation and entrepreneurship

For more than a year, Dentons, the global Firm, has made the support to innovation and entrepreneurship one of its top priorities. In August 2015, Dentons launched NextlawLabs, its innovation platform focused on developing, deploying, and investing in new technologies and processes to transform the practice of law.

By becoming associate member of Angels Santé network, the Paris office bolster its commitment beyond the legal industry. With a celebrated expertise in Life Sciences and Healthcare, it was natural move for the Firm’s partners to push their support further.

Pascal Chadenet, Managing Partner of Dentons Paris office and Jean-Marc Grosperrin, Co-Head of Dentons Paris Life Sciences Group say “We’re very happy to have entered into association with Angels Santé. With our top-tier Life Sciences practice and constant involvement in Venture Capital, Dentons was fated to side with such an organization. We’re very much looking forward to start working on common projects.”

Angels Santé is the only European business angels organization focusing on healthcare. The operation reinforces the expertise gathered by the network’s members with Dentons’ international recognition and particular prominence in the Healthcare sector.

Stéphanie de Marco, Chairman of Angels Santé, says “the important development of our organization, as well as pharmaceutical and healthcare start-ups massive growth led us to search for renowned corporate partners to reinforce our commitment towards entrepreneurs and bring first-class job support to our start-ups in their respective fields. We’re delighted to be joined by Dentons in the pursuit of this objective.”