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Total investments 161
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 135
Rounds per year 5.55
Lead investments 32
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 72
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Therapeutics

Deerfield is the famous VC, which was founded in 1994. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

Besides them, we counted 15 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. When the investment is from Deerfield the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Deerfield performs on 20 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 26 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Deerfield, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Third Rock Ventures, OrbiMed. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RA Capital Management, OrbiMed, T. Rowe Price. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Deerfield Capital Management, OrbiMed, Venrock.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biopharma, Medical. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AveXis, TESARO, Spark Therapeutics. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. 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


$40M12 Oct 2022 San Diego, California, United States


Health Care
$40M08 Sep 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Insilico Medicine

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$35M10 Aug 2022 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Vicinitas Therapeutics

Life Science
$65M28 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$75M20 Jul 2022 Italy, Tuscany, Italy

Insilico Medicine

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$60M06 Jun 2022 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Aurion Biotechnologies

$120M12 Apr 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Frontier Medicines

Artificial Intelligence
$88M19 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$300M23 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States


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