Hot Investor Mandate 3: California VC Seeks Series B, C & D Rounds in Diagnostics

28 Apr

A boutique venture capital firm based in California invests in growth and expansion-stage technology and life science companies. The firm closed its second fund in 2015, and prefers to make growth stage investments in Series B, C and D rounds, typically co-investing with other institutional investors. The firm leads about 30% of the investment rounds it takes part in, with allocation sizes varying according to the needs of the round. The firm focuses on companies located in Southern California and other regions undeserved by venture capital such as Utah, etc. The firm is actively seeking new investment opportunities, and anticipates that the second fund will invest in over 15 companies.

In the Life Sciences, the firm seeks to invest in diagnostics, therapeutics, and also selectively in medical device opportunities. The firm is opportunistic in terms of subsectors and indications, and generally seeks therapeutics that are at least in Phase III and diagnostics and medical devices that are very close to or with FDA approval. The firm historically invested in vitro diagnostic tests and medical imaging.
The firm generally co-invests with top tier institutional investors, and for companies based in Southern California the firm may act as a local lead investor to bring a syndicate together. MVP seeks companies with a strong and experienced management team.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: