Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 4: Southwest Based VC Seeking Pre-clinical Stage Life Science Opportunities throughout US

18 Jun

A venture capital firm based in the southwestern United States manages 2 funds for a combined total of $270 million in assets under management. The firm generally invest between $2-$6 million of equity capital per round and up to $10-$15 million over the life of the investment. The firm plans to invest in 2-5 companies over the next 6-9 months and will consider firms located throughout the United States.

The firm is currently looking for companies developing Medical Devices, Therapeutics, Diagnostics and Healthcare IT products. For medical devices and therapeutics the firm is open to the full spectrum of subsector and indication and will consider companies developing orphan indications. The firm is interested in seed and venture stage companies, generally looking to invest in companies with a lead asset in pre-clinical trials. Only in certain cases of reformulation and repurposing would the firm consider investment into a company with a product in clinical trials. The firm is also willing to consider companies targeting orphan indications. In the Healthcare IT space the firm has stated interest in areas of clinical sequencing and diagnostic platforms but will also consider other companies that fall into the Healthcare IT space as well with the exception of tradition EMR companies. The firm is also considering investment into mobile health companies developing consumer facing apps.

As such an early stage investor, the firm investment almost exclusively in pre-revenue companies. The firm also looks for experienced management teams and generally takes a seat on the company’s board.

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