Alexandria Venture Investments

Alexandria Venture Investments

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Moderna Therapeutics, Epic Sciences, Codiak Biosciences are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Biotechnology, Biopharma. In addition, there are 11 more industries where it has achieved success. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7 other investors. Along with Alexandria Venture Investments, start-ups are often financed by ARCH Venture Partners, 5AM Ventures, Alexandria Real Estate Equities as well as 64 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Polaris Partners, OrbiMed, 5AM Ventures, overall with 92 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Tim Disney, The Duke of Bedford, Illumina Ventures, out of 11 investors from our database.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are most common for this fund. Alexandria Venture Investments is involved in 17 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 13 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. At the time of investment by Alexandria Venture Investments, a typical start-up valuation would be more than 1 billion dollars. This fund was the most active in 2018. The fund usually participates in 25-48 investment rounds per year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019.

We also identified another 3 core personnel in our database.

Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first_initial last, first last, last first_initial, first last_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

9.9% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.8 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.43 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing Together

Polaris Partners, OrbiMed, 5AM Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

The Duke of Bedford, Illumina Ventures

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