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Helix Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Evgeny Zatsev Evgeny Zaytsev Graham Crooke Philip Sawyer

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Total investments 8
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.62
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.62
Exits 2
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
Summary

In 2008 was created Helix 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 Palo Alto.

This organization was formed by Evgeny Zaytsev, Philip Sawyer. The overall number of key employees were 4.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Manufacturing. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight iScience Interventional, Invuity, Coherus Biosciences. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Helix Ventures, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Wexford Capital, Valence Life Sciences. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kleiner Perkins, Valence Life Sciences, Medpace. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Valence Life Sciences, Kleiner Perkins, InterWest Partners.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Helix Ventures works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The high activity for fund was in 2012.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Coherus Biosciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical
Therapeutics
$54M19 May 2014 Redwood City, California, United States

Invuity

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$36M04 Mar 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Coherus Biosciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical
Therapeutics
$28M25 Jul 2013 Redwood City, California, United States

iScience Interventional

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$2M27 Jan 2012 California, United States

Invuity

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$2M09 Jan 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Coherus Biosciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical
Therapeutics
$61M01 Jan 2012 Redwood City, California, United States

Coherus Biosciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical
Therapeutics
$1M01 Mar 2011 Redwood City, California, United States

Invuity

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$13M01 Jul 2010 San Francisco, California, United States

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