Hot Investor Mandate: Western Europe Based Private Wealth Investment Firm Seeks Various Opportunities in Therapeutics, from Traditional Technologies to Digital Therapeutics

19 Sep

A private wealth investment vehicle based in Western Europe is looking to invest in therapeutics companies as well as companies developing digital therapeutics or therapeutic-enabling technologies. The firm is primarily interested in early stage, pre-clinical breakthrough technologies and, especially for digital-based companies, capital efficient business models. While the firm has invested primarily in the UK up until now, the firm is willing to consider companies based outside the UK if they find the technology compelling. For a first investment, The firm invests, on average, 2M, but can invest smaller or larger amounts, depending on the company and its needs.

The firm is looking for companies in the broader therapeutics space. The firm is interested not only in more traditional therapeutics technologies, but also in digital therapeutics and digital therapeutic-enabling technologies, drug development platforms, including digital and genomics-based drug development technologies, and in cell and gene therapy manufacturing technologies. The firm has historically invested primarily in technologies relating to oncology, but will consider any indication.

The firm takes an active role with the companies in which they invest. The firm frequently leads rounds, and supports and mentors the early stage companies, often either taking a board seat themselves or finding an expert to serve on the board.

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

Hot Investor Mandate: Taiwan Based VC Firm Invests Up to $6M in Global Life Science Companies with Taiwan Market Potential

19 Sep

A venture capital firm founded with headquarters in Taipei City, Taiwan, with additional partners based in Silicon Valley, Korea, Singapore, and Japan, formed a fund with local and international investors. The firm has the capacity to invest in companies they identify as a strong fit, with initial investments typically in the $1-6 M range. The firm is looking for companies globally but would prefer companies that have Taiwan angle.

The firm is an opportunistic investor that currently considering Therapeutics, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Biotechnology R&D, and Healthcare IT companies. The firm is open to many sectors in therapeutics but prefers companies that are into phase I of clinical trials or later. The firm is open to medical devices with all FDA regulatory pathways, including 510k, PMA, and software-enabled device. The firm invest in any phases in medical devices and diagnostics with a preference for those with in human data. The firm looks into any indications except orphan disease.

The firm currently will invest in privately held companies only. The firm has no specific requirements for management team. The firm can participate as either lead or co-investor and generally requests a board seat or board observer rights in its portfolio company.

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Hot Investor Mandate: VC Firm with USA and Asia Operations Invests in Novel Medical Devices, Diagnostics, and Digital Health Companies in USA and China

19 Sep

A venture capital firm with operations in the USA and Asia manages over $750 million in committed capital across 8 funds. The firm focuses on early stage companies in Technology and Healthcare sectors with an initial investment size ranging from $500k to $5M.The firm primarily looks to invest in companies based in China and US.

The firm is currently looking for new investment opportunities in Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Digital Health and Advanced Materials sectors. The firm is very opportunistic in terms of subsectors and indications, and is open to all classes of devices. The firm prefers to invest companies in pre-clinical and clinical stage, but it is open to consider companies with products on the market. Historically, the firm was active in companies developing diagnostic services and instrumentation, fetal monitoring and ultrasound systems, a stem cell bank, numerous health IT and vascular closure devices.

The firm invests in both private and public companies with a strong management team. The firm doesn’t have specific requirements for companies’ revenue or EBITDA. The firm looks to take a Board seat post investment.

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