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Invus

Founders Raymond Debbane

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Total investments 219
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$93M
Portfolio companies 148
Rounds per year 5.62
Lead investments 23
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 51
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
Summary

In 1985 was created Invus, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Invus, startups are often financed by Polaris Partners, Versant Ventures, The Column Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fidelity Management and Research Company, Polaris Partners, Redmile Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by InterWest Partners, Wipro Technologies, Wing Venture Capital.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Biotechnology, Software. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Moderna Therapeutics, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Gossamer Bio For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite 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.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. This Invus works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Invus is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

Besides them, we counted 18 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alterome Therapeutics

Biopharma
Pharmaceutical
$132M03 Apr 2024 San Diego, California, United States

Pi Health

$30M14 Mar 2024 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

NextPoint Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$42M14 Feb 2024 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Engine Biosciences

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Machine Learning
$27M31 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Health Data Analytics Institute

Analytics
Big Data
Health Care
Information Technology
Software
$31M02 Oct 2023 Massachusetts, United States

PayJoy

Credit
Emerging Markets
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile
$150M05 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

ADARx Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$200M09 Aug 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Tisento Therapeutics

Health Care
Medical
Therapeutics
$81M31 Jul 2023 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Septerna

Biotechnology
$150M11 Jul 2023 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Asher Bio Closes $108 Million Series B Financing

– Asher Biotherapeutics, a biotechnology company developing precisely-targeted immunotherapies for cancer, autoimmune, and infectious diseases, announced the closing of an oversubscribed Series B financing, which raised $108m.
– The financing was led by Wellington Management Company, and included new investors RA Capital Management, Janus Henderson Investors, Logos Capital, Marshall Wace and Alexandria Venture Investments, and, along with existing investors Third Rock Ventures, Invus, Boxer Capital of Tavistock Group, Mission BioCapital, and other undisclosed institutional investors.

Laronde Raises $440M in Series B Financing

– Laronde is a Cambridge, Mass.-based company advancing Endless RNA™ (eRNA) – a novel, engineered form of RNA that can be programmed to express therapeutic proteins inside the body.
– The company raised $440m in Series B financing.
– The round was led by Flagship Pioneering, with participation from T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Invus, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), Fidelity Management & Research Company, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, and Federated Hermes Kaufmann Funds, among others.
– The new investment will be used to advance the development of the company’s eRNA platform and a broad pipeline of programs across a number of therapeutic categories.

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Total investments 219
Average round size 93M
Rounds per year 5.62
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 23
Follow on index 0.32
Exits 51
Group Appearance index 0.88

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alterome Therapeutics

Biopharma
Pharmaceutical
$132M03 Apr 2024 San Diego, California, United States

Pi Health

$30M14 Mar 2024 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

NextPoint Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$42M14 Feb 2024 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Engine Biosciences

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Machine Learning
$27M31 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Health Data Analytics Institute

Analytics
Big Data
Health Care
Information Technology
Software
$31M02 Oct 2023 Massachusetts, United States

PayJoy

Credit
Emerging Markets
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile
$150M05 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

ADARx Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$200M09 Aug 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Tisento Therapeutics

Health Care
Medical
Therapeutics
$81M31 Jul 2023 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Septerna

Biotechnology
$150M11 Jul 2023 San Francisco, California, United States
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