Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 4: Canadian VC Firm Seeking Clinical Stage Therapeutics and Device Opportunities Throughout North America

23 Apr

A life sciences venture capital firm based in Canada with an additional office in the US is currently investing from two new funds totaling approximately $165 million of new capital under management. The firm typically makes initial investments ranging from $1-$5 million of equity and looks to invest $8-$12 million over the lifetime of the investment. The firm plans to make 4-6 investments over the next 12 months and evaluates opportunities throughout the US and Canada.

The firm is currently looking for companies developing Therapeutics, Medical Devices, and Healthcare IT. The firm has a special interest in immunology, inflammation, cell therapy, vaccines and protein based therapies, although the firm will also consider other small molecule and biologics therapies in other areas. The firm is looking for companies with assets in phase I and II of clinical trials that have at least some human proof of concept with either early human efficacy signs or very strong animal data coupled with human safety data. In the medical devices space the firm is opportunistic in term of device type but also requires some in-human data to be evaluated for investment. In the past the firm has invested in devices for cardiology, obesity, medical imaging, and others. In the healthcare IT space the firm is most interested in subsectors of mobile health, patient monitoring and consumer based technologies, particularly in products that help make healthcare systems more efficient.

The firm is looking to invest in companies that are pre-revenue located throughout the United States and Canada. The firm does not look to take an active role on the management team but does look to take a board seat.

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