CDIB BioScience Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 17
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 0.81
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
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Exits 9
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics

In 2001 was created CDIB BioScience Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Diego.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2008. The average startup value when the investment from CDIB BioScience Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2006. Opposing the other organizations, this CDIB BioScience Ventures works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. 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.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Accelight Networks, Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Epiphany. 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Therapeutics.

The overall number of key employees were 1.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 participants. Despite the CDIB BioScience Ventures, startups are often financed by Venrock, ARCH Venture Partners, Polaris Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venrock, Montreux Equity Partners, Domain Associates. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, MPM Capital, ARCH Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Medical Device
$14M09 Jul 2008 Massachusetts, United States

Ocera Therapeutics

$35M20 Feb 2008 Palo Alto, California, United States


Health Diagnostics
$36M16 Mar 2007 San Francisco, California, United States

Proprius Pharmaceuticals

$11M08 Jan 2007 San Diego, California, United States

Aprima Medical Software

Health Care
Medical Device
$6M28 Dec 2006 Texas, United States

Xanthus Pharmaceuticals

$25M01 Dec 2006 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Elixir Pharmaceuticals

$31M27 Nov 2006 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Advanced Materials
Consumer Electronics
$41M09 Nov 2005 Milpitas, California, United States

Cerexa Inc.

Health Care
$50M23 Aug 2005 New York, New York, United States


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