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Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Bjorn Odlander


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This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 107
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 4.12
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 31
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical

HealthCap is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The main department of described VC is located in the Stockholm. The venture was found in Europe in Sweden.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the HealthCap, startups are often financed by HBM Healthcare Investments AG, Alta Partners, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sofinnova Partners, Industrifonden, Apax Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Industrifonden, HBM Healthcare Investments AG, Sofinnova Partners.

Opposing the other organizations, this HealthCap works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2005. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from HealthCap the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Algeta, Pulmonx, Fusion Pharmaceuticals We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Manufacturing, Health Care. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ariceum Therapeutics

Health Care
$29M08 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$94M16 Mar 2022 City of Brussels, Belgium


Health Care
$4M10 Mar 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Health Care
$7M23 Dec 2021 Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden


Health Care
Life Science
$4M05 Nov 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Health Care
$7M27 Oct 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Life Science
$55M22 Jul 2021 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark


Health Care
Service Industry
$16M21 Jun 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


$60M29 Apr 2021 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark


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