Hot AI Mandate: CA-based Early-stage VC Invests Opportunistically in Life Sciences

2 Nov

An early-stage VC fund founded in 2011 by a group of alumni from Tsinghua University is based in Los Altos, California. The group currently has $100M, under management. The group focuses on Angel to Series B stage companies across various sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical device, services and tools, and digital health. The typical investment size is between $1M to $2M. The group also syndicates with other investors for larger investments. The firm looks to make investments across the globe.

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 rounds and series A rounds. Historically, the fund has been active in life science companies developing innovative platform technologies and cross-disciplinary technologies.

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

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