Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 1: Venture Philanthropy Group Explores New Therapeutic Technologies

16 Oct

A venture philanthropy fund based in the Western US makes equity investments of varied amounts; significant previous investments have ranged from $1-5 million. The fund invests globally, and will make between 2-3 allocations in the next 6-9 months.

The venture philanthropy group invests primarily in therapeutics to treat a specific orphan disease. However, the fund is open to exploring any therapeutic technology, and has recently invested in small molecule drugs. The fund considers projects are at a range of development stages, from preclinical/drug discovery to Phase II trials for repurposed drugs.

The fund looks for experienced researchers with prior records of success, and projects from both public and private companies are considered.

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