Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 2:Corporate Venture Capital Arm of Global Pharmaceutical Company Seeking Preclinical/Phase I Therapeutic and Platform Opportunities

25 Jun

The corporate venture arm of global pharmaceutical company based in japan is looking to provide equity capital to seed and venture stage companies in the life science space. The firm is looking to provide companies with as much as $5 million over the lifetime of the investment and plans on making 2-3 investments over the next year. The firm will invest in companies located anywhere around the world.

The firm is currently looking for companies developing Therapeutics and Platform Technologies. The firm is looking for companies in this sector working with small molecules, vaccines and biotherapeutics. Indications of interested include nephrology, cardiovascular, immunology, inflammation, stroke, metabolic disease and the firm is especially interested in companies working with therapies for CNS disorders and orphan indications. Ideal companies will have assets either in preclinical stages or in Phase I of clinical trials.

The firm strongly prefers that the company has a strong management team with experience in the industry. The firm is looking to allocate to companies that will eventually be able to partner long term with its parent company.

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