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Alaska Permanent Fund

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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.40
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Therapeutics
  • Farming
  • Agriculture
  • AgTech

Alaska Permanent Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 1976. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Juneau. The company was established in North America in United States.

Opposing the other organizations, this Alaska Permanent Fund works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Alaska Permanent Fund is more than 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2017.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Alaska Permanent Fund, startups are often financed by Flagship Pioneering, ARCH Venture Partners, Fidelity Management and Research Company. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Flagship Pioneering, ARCH Venture Partners, Yukon Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Flagship Pioneering, Baillie Gifford, Venrock.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Therapeutics, IaaS. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Juno Therapeutics, Indigo Agriculture, Denali Therapeutics. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

NorthLink Aviation

Air Transportation
01 Dec 2021 Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Generate Biomedicines

$370M18 Nov 2021 Pennsylvania, United States

Repertoire Immune Medicines

Life Science
$189M13 Apr 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Tessera Therapeutics

$230M12 Jan 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


$360M03 Aug 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Sana Biotechnology

Health Care
Life Science
Product Research
$700M23 Jun 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States


$250M18 Sep 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Codiak Biosciences

$76M29 Nov 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Generate Capital

Financial Services
Renewable Energy
$200M24 Oct 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


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