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Blue Shield of California

Founders Natalie Cann


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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.08
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Home Health Care
  • Child Care
  • Information Technology

The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Cardinal Analytx Solutions, OODA Health The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Life Science, Medical.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the Blue Shield of California, startups are often financed by StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Premera Blue Cross, Cardinal Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Threshold, Premera Blue Cross, Oak HC/FT.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Natalie Cann.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ryse Health

Health Care
$3M08 Apr 2022 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Cricket Health

Health Care
$83M05 Aug 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Child Care
Health Care
Home Health Care
$65M16 Jun 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Child Care
Health Care
Home Health Care
$20M19 Aug 2020 Palo Alto, California, United States

Prealize Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Life Science
Machine Learning
$22M10 Apr 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States

OODA Health

Health Care
Information Technology
$42M20 Jun 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

MeYou Health

Health Care
30 Jun 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Cricket Health Raises $83.5M in Series B Funding

– Cricket Health from San Francisco is a provider of value-based kidney care.
– Company closed $83.5m Series B funding round.
– The round was led by Valtruis with participation from existing investors Oak HC/FT and Cigna Ventures, as well as K2 HealthVentures and a strategic investment from Blue Shield of California.
– The new investment will be used for rapid expansion to support demand for its care model for people with kidney disease across the United States.


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