Biotechnology Value Fund

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 45
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 1.55
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 30
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical

Biotechnology Value Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 1993. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Biotechnology Value Fund, startups are often financed by Third Rock Ventures, The Column Group, Celgene. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are EcoR1 Capital, RA Capital Management, Nextech Invest. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by EcoR1 Capital, Surveyor Capital, RA Capital Management.

We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, Medical. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Relay Therapeutics, Merus, Vividion Therapeutics

Comparing to the other companies, this Biotechnology Value Fund performs on 30 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Nimbus Therapeutics

Alternative Medicine
Health Care
$105M13 Jul 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Life Science
$100M08 Apr 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Pyxis Oncology

Health Care
$152M30 Mar 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Gritstone Oncology

Health Care
$125M28 Dec 2020 California, United States

Olema Oncology

Health Care
$54M22 Jul 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Autobahn Therapeutics

Health Care
Life Science
$76M11 Jun 2020 San Diego, California, United States

Surface Oncology

Health Care
Life Science
$28M20 May 2020 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Kymera Therapeutics

Health Care
$102M12 Mar 2020 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Syndax Pharmaceuticals

Clinical Trials
Drug Discovery
$30M31 Jan 2020 Massachusetts, United States


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