Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 1: Single Family Office Seeking Global Opportunities in Brain Health

10 Jul

A Single Family Office based in the western United States makes seed-stage and venture-stage equity investments; typical seed investments are of $250,000-500,000 initially with the potential for follow-on financing of up to $3 million.  The firm is open to opportunities worldwide, and currently has portfolio companies in North America, Europe and Oceania.

The firm focuses on brain health, with 80% of the fund’s investments occurring in this indication area.  The firm’s mandate encompasses both diseases of the nervous system and psychiatric disorders, with a particular interest in Alzheimer’s disease.  The firm is open to investing in therapeutics, diagnostics and medical devices, and is interested in interdisciplinary approaches.  The firm seeks early-stage opportunities, but will also consider later-stage opportunities.  The firm’s prior investments include drug discovery for treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, and novel diagnostics including a tool that tracks early cognitive decline.

The firm strongly prefers to invest in privately held companies.  The firm only backs top scientists pursuing breakthrough approaches, and does not invest in “me-too” ideas.  In the medical technology sector the firm prefers to invest in companies developing platform technologies with multiple potential applications.

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