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Auriga Partners

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Bernard Daugeras Jacques Chatain Patrick Bamas


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Total investments 169
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 72
Rounds per year 7.04
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
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Exits 35
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical

Auriga Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1998. The venture was found in Europe in France. The main department of described VC is located in the Paris.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Medical. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nexthink, Ekinops, Hybrigenics. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - France. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Auriga Partners, startups are often financed by Omnes Capital, Bpifrance, XAnge. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sofinnova Partners, Bpifrance, 123Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Omnes Capital, 123Venture, Wellington Partners.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This Auriga Partners works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2007. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

This organization was formed by Bernard Daugeras, Jacques Chatain, Patrick Bamas. The overall number of key employees were 8.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vade Secure

Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$33M31 May 2022 France, Hauts-de-France, France


Information Technology
$86M12 Dec 2018 Switzerland, " Switzerland"}


Health Care
$8M06 Jul 2018 Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Health Care
$3M16 May 2018 France, Occitania


$3M10 Apr 2018 France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Pherecydes Pharma

Health Care
Medical Device
$10M16 Jan 2018 France, Ile-de-France, France


$10M24 Oct 2017 France, Ile-de-France, France


$1M13 Jun 2017 France, Occitania


$1M06 Jun 2017 France, Ile-de-France


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