Hot Investor Mandate 16: Micro VC Fund Established by China University Alumni Makes Angel Investments in All Sectors of Life Sciences from Seed to Series A

4 Jan

A micro VC fund was founded in 2017 in the USA by a group of alumni from an established China-based university. The group has raised three funds in the past and is currently investing from the firm’s first fund of of $50 million since early 2017. The group focuses on Angel to Series A stage companies across various sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare IT. The typical investment size is no more than $500,000, but the group will syndicate with other investors for larger investments. The firm looks to make investments in US companies with markets in US and/or China.

The firm is currently looking for new opportunities in the life science space. The fund is opportunistic in terms of sectors, subsectors and indications. The fund typically invests in seed round and series A round. Historically, the fund has been active in life science companies developing synthetic organelles-based research tools, nanoparticle research reagents and devices, web-based EMR system, proprietary screening and diagnostic tests for cancer, drug authentication platform and patient recovery technologies.

The firm focuses on investments in private companies and typically invests in pre-revenue companies with strong and experienced management team. The firm will take a board seat or observer seat occasionally, depending on the investments.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com.

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