Hot Investor Mandate: USA Venture Capital Firm Invests Up to $25M in Therapeutics, With Strong Interests in Platform Technologies Based in North America

19 Nov

A firm with offices in the USA invests in seed and Series A rounds, and has a strong preference for being the first institutional investor in a company. The firm typically reserves a total of $25 million to invest over the life of a portfolio company. The firm invests in the USA and Canada, and typically makes about 5 allocations per year.

The firm is primarily focused on therapeutics, and generally will no longer invest in technologies with a medical device regulatory pathway. The firm prefers to invest in platform technologies that have attained significant preclinical proof of concept data, preferably with published data and evidence that shows reproduction of theory. The firm prefers that platform technologies have potential to bring therapeutics to market in the short-term. The firm will consider therapeutic opportunities in any indication space and is agnostic to modality (i.e. small molecule, large molecule, cell/gene therapy). Additionally, the firm invests in biotech research tools, such as sequencing technologies and discovery platforms.

The firm prefers to work with strong scientific teams. The firm invests only in the USA and Canada, and does not consider international opportunities unless the company has a significant US presence. The firm generally does not invest in companies that have previously received investments from an institutional investment firm.

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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