Jazz Venture Partners

Founded 2015
Founders Adam Gazzaley Andrew Firlik John Harris John Spinale Zack Lynch


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Total investments 44
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 7.33
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 8

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Medical

Jazz Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pear Therapeutics, Akili Interactive Labs, Augment CXM. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Consumer Electronics, Artificial Intelligence. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The current fund was established by Adam Gazzaley, Andrew Firlik, John Harris, John Spinale, Zack Lynch. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Jazz Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Intel Capital, Randstad Innovation Fund, Lux Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Intel Capital, Arboretum Ventures, Temasek Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Temasek Holdings, Novartis, M Ventures.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Jazz Venture Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. This Jazz Venture Partners works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$50M24 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Mahana Therapeutics

Information Technology
$61M11 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Woebot Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$90M21 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
$2M07 Jul 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Akili Interactive Labs

Health Care
Medical Device
$110M26 May 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
Mobile Apps
$100M04 May 2021 Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Blue Note Therapeutics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$26M03 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Information Services
Social Media
$150M22 Feb 2021 Boulder, Colorado, United States


Health Care
Information Technology
$7M27 Jan 2021 Denver, Colorado, United States
Magnus Medical Raises $25M in Series A Financing

– Magnus Medical, Inc. from Burlingame is developing non-invasive neurostimulation technology designed to treat major depressive disorder (MDD) in people who have not improved sufficiently from antidepressant medication or other treatments.
– The company raised $25m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by Jazz Venture Partners and Red Tree Venture Capital.

Blue Note Therapeutics Raises $5.2M in Additional Series A Funding

– Blue Note Therapeutics raised an additional $5.2m in Series A financing, bringing the company’s Series A financing to a total of $31m.
– The financing was provided by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Alumni Ventures who joined Series A lead investors JAZZ Venture Partners and Summer VC.
– The additional proceeds will strengthen Blue Note’s capacity to develop evidence-based therapeutics that serve an increasing number of cancer patients.


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