Hot Investor Mandate 2: Corporate VC Invests In Series A Rounds In Genomics

18 Aug

A newly established corporate venture fund established by an instrumentation company invests in a wide array of applications of genomics. The firm seeks to syndicate with other leading institutional and strategic investors in Series A rounds. Typical allocations range from $2-5 million initially and can be up to $15-20 million over the life span of the company. The firm expects to make 4-5 new investments over the next 12 months and considers opportunities globally with a focus on the Bay area.

The firm is interested in areas where its expertise and special relationship with its parent company can add value. The firm focuses on applications of genomics including sequencing, assay development, agriculture and environmental science, industrial biotech, digital health, public safety and personal wellness, proteomics and other ‘omics’ areas. The firm prefers pre-revenue companies that have achieved proof-of-concept.

The firm seeks to work with experienced management teams with sector expertise. The firm’s team members have decades of entrepreneurial experience in genomics and may request a board seat depending on the deal.

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