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BioMed Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 25
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 2.08
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
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Exits 9
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical

BioMed Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The main department of described VC is located in the San Diego. The company was established in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the BioMed Ventures, startups are often financed by Valley Ventures, Solstice Capital, Clarus Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Enterprise Associates, Sofinnova Investments, Solas BioVentures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Solas BioVentures, Sofinnova Investments, Silicon Valley Bank.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this BioMed Ventures performs on 11 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2015. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The average startup value when the investment from BioMed Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Genalyte, Compass Therapeutics For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fauna Bio

Health Care
$9M21 Sep 2021 Berkeley, California, United States

Effector Therapeutics

Health Care
$60M26 Aug 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

Clinical Trials
$53M19 May 2020 San Diego, California, United States

Compass Therapeutics

$49M12 Jul 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

AEGEA Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$40M02 Jan 2018 Redwood City, California, United States

Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

Clinical Trials
$67M01 Aug 2017 San Diego, California, United States

Effector Therapeutics

Health Care
$38M24 Jul 2017 San Diego, California, United States


Drug Discovery
$14M20 Jul 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Health Care
Information Services
$8M14 Feb 2017 San Francisco, California, United States
Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Funding

– Fauna Bio is an Emeryville, California-based biotechnology company leveraging animal genomics to improve human health.
– The company raised $9m in Seed funding.
– The round was led by LifeForce Capital with participation from True Ventures, Boom Capital, Pacific 8 Ventures, BioMed Ventures, Vibe Capital and Arcadia Science.
– The new investment will be used to expand its drug discovery platform Convergence while accelerating the discovery of new therapeutic targets for human diseases across a broad range of indications.


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