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InterWest Partners

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Total investments 436
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$20M
Portfolio companies 201
Rounds per year 9.91
Lead investments 65
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.54
Exits 111
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Software
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
Summary

InterWest Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1979. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The overall number of key employees were 8.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the InterWest Partners, startups are often financed by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Trinity Ventures, Storm Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vivo Capital, Trinity Ventures, Skyline Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mesirow Financial, Mayfield Fund, Investor Growth Capital Limited.

This InterWest Partners works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from InterWest Partners the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, Biotechnology. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Intarcia Therapeutics, TESARO, Marketo For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

PMV Pharmaceuticals

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$62M13 Nov 2019 Redwood City, California, United States

GoCheck

Health Care
Medical Device
Mobile Apps
$6M25 Apr 2019 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Totango

Analytics
Customer Service
Information Technology
Internet
Internet of Things
SaaS
Subscription Service
$9M27 Feb 2018 California, United States

Splice Machine

Analytics
Big Data
Information Technology
Software
$9M20 Dec 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

PMV Pharmaceuticals

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$74M22 Feb 2017 Redwood City, California, United States

Vidora

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
Personalization
06 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Centrexion

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$47M30 Dec 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Integrated Diagnostics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$6M28 Dec 2016 Seattle, Washington, United States

Grokker

Fitness
Health Care
Internet
Social Media
Video
$7M30 Nov 2016 San Jose, California, United States

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Total investments 436
Average round size 20M
Rounds per year 9.91
Peak activity year 2013
Lead investments 65
Follow on index 0.54
Exits 111
Group Appearance index 0.95

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

PMV Pharmaceuticals

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$62M13 Nov 2019 Redwood City, California, United States

GoCheck

Health Care
Medical Device
Mobile Apps
$6M25 Apr 2019 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Totango

Analytics
Customer Service
Information Technology
Internet
Internet of Things
SaaS
Subscription Service
$9M27 Feb 2018 California, United States

Splice Machine

Analytics
Big Data
Information Technology
Software
$9M20 Dec 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

PMV Pharmaceuticals

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
$74M22 Feb 2017 Redwood City, California, United States

Vidora

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
Personalization
06 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Centrexion

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$47M30 Dec 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Integrated Diagnostics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$6M28 Dec 2016 Seattle, Washington, United States

Grokker

Fitness
Health Care
Internet
Social Media
Video
$7M30 Nov 2016 San Jose, California, United States
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