Artis Ventures (AV)

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 95
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 4.52
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
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Exits 23
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology

Artis Ventures (AV) is the famous VC, which was founded in 2005. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, Software. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Facebook, Palantir Technologies, Stemcentrx

This organization was formed by Mike Harden, Stuart Peterson. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Artis Ventures (AV) works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from Artis Ventures (AV) the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Artis Ventures (AV), startups are often financed by Norwest Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, Greylock Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Founders Fund, Abstract Ventures, Oakhouse Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Founders Fund, Morgenthaler Ventures, Worldview Technology Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tessera Therapeutics

$300M19 Apr 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Life Science
Software Engineering
$75M24 Dec 2021 Oxford, England, United Kingdom


Health Care
$300M08 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Rad AI

Artificial Intelligence
$25M10 Nov 2021 Berkeley, California, United States

Glyphic Biotechnologies

Life Science
$6M08 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$127M10 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Drug Discovery
Health Care
$53M22 Apr 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Health Care
$40M21 Apr 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Transparent Health Marketplace

Health Care
Information Technology
$30M13 Apr 2021 Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, United States
ViaCyte Raises $45M in Funding

– ViaCyte, a San Diego CA-based regenerative medicine company, raised $45M in Series D funding.
– The round, which brought total Series D to more than $115m, includes participation from existing investors Bain Capital Life Sciences, TPG Capital, RA Capital Management, Sanderling Ventures, Adage Capital Partners, Invus Group, Asymmetry Ventures, and Artis Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to advance its portfolio of stem cell-derived therapies designed to provide a functional cure for patients with type 1 diabetes.

Transparent Health Marketplace Closes $30 Million Series C Funding Round Led by ARTIS Ventures

– Transparent Health Marketplace, Inc. (THM) announced it has completed an oversubscribed $30m Series C Preferred equity funding round led by ARTIS Ventures.
– The latest funding brings THM’s total equity raised to $57.4m.
– THM operates the first marketplace of its kind to connect payors and providers of healthcare services within an open platform featuring market-driven pricing.
– The company has combined the power of the market with digital innovation to automate complex business processes and accelerate access to care for the healthcare and insurance industries.
– By integrating data and utilizing intelligent algorithms, THM’s platform is affording all stakeholders entry to a system that is transparent, intuitive, and beneficial.


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