Hot Investor Mandate: Silicon Valley VC Invests in Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Tools and Devices

5 Dec

A venture capital firm with investment teams in Silicon Valley (headquarters) and Europe is currently investing out of their third $355M fund, and looks to invest in early-stage life science companies crossing all sectors. The firm focuses on Seed, Series A and Series B investments. Investment is in the form of equity with the firm making roughly 3-5 new investments per year. The firm typically invests $500K – $5M per round (depending on the stage and needs of the company), and generally invests $10-$15M throughout the life of a company. The firm is very comfortable leading investment rounds, and focuses on companies in the US and Europe.

In the life sciences, the firm is looking for new investment opportunities in the therapeutics, diagnostics, tools and medical device sectors. The firm is opportunistic in terms of sub-sectors and indications. the firm is only interested in preclinical/Phase I, early-stage technology. The firm looks for companies with proprietary technologies that allow them to address unmet needs in a unique and compelling manner. The firm is not interested in healthcare IT, healthcare services or software companies.

The firm in privately-held companies with passionate founders and/or a strong management team. The firm looks to take a board seat post-investment.

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