Hot Investor Mandate: Canadian Firm Interested In Medical Devices & Diagnostics Companies With Large Social Impact, Investing Early as Conceptual Stages of Development

8 Oct

A venture philanthropy firm located in Canada seeks to fund diagnostics and medical device companies that have a large social impact. The firm looks to invest early, even during conceptual stages. The firm’s main focus is on the entrepreneur. The firm typically invests between $2.5 million to $5 million in one company per year and remains highly involved throughout the development of the company. The firm will consider investing in companies located in North America.

The firm is interested in companies within the medical device or diagnostics space. The firm is both subsector and indication agnostic, looking instead at the social impact of the technology. Previous investments include two in vitro cancer diagnostics companies and a company developing a novel treatment for major depressive disorder. The firm will not consider investing in therapeutics.

The firm funds entrepreneurs first and ideas second. The firm looks for driven entrepreneurs and invests in them.

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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