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LYZZ Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 16
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Therapeutics
  • Medical

The venture was found in Asia in China. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Shanghai.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The average startup value when the investment from LYZZ Capital is 100-500 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vertex Ventures China, Vertex Ventures, Tahoe Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by HBM Healthcare Investments AG.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Qpex Biopharma, Alpha Biopharma, Neurelis. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Medical, Biopharma. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mojia Bioscience

$80M22 Jun 2022 Guang'an City, Sichuan, China


29 Apr 2022 -

OncoMyx Therapeutics

Health Diagnostics
$50M09 Dec 2021 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

OncoMyx Therapeutics

Health Care
$50M08 Dec 2021 Tempe, Arizona, United States


$172M15 Jul 2021 St Louis, Missouri, United States


Health Care
$114M10 Mar 2021 California, United States

Jumpcode Genomics

Health Care
$21M20 Jan 2021 Carlsbad, California, United States

$7M10 Jul 2020 San Diego, California, United States


Clinical Trials
$160M16 Apr 2020 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
Wugen Raises $172 Million to Advance Clinical Stage Memory NK Cell Platform, Progress Best-In-Class AML Program, and Initiate Multiple Solid Tumor Trials

– Wugen, Inc. completed an oversubscribed $172m Series B financing led by Abingworth and Tybourne Capital Management, and joined by new investors Fidelity Management and Research Company, Intermediate Capital Group, Sands Capital, Aisling Capital Management, Alexandria Venture Investments, Velosity Capital and Falcon Edge Capital.
– Existing investors, including RiverVest Venture Partners, LYZZ Capital, and Lightchain Capital, also participated.
– In connection with the financing, Bali Muralidhar, M.D., Ph.D., Managing Partner at Abingworth, Bosun Hau, Managing Director at Tybourne Capital Management, and Peter Kiener, Ph.D., Venture Partner at ICG, will join Wugen’s Board of Directors.

Onchilles Pharma Raises $7 Million Series A to Advance Drug Candidates to Activate Newly Discovered Broad-Acting Anticancer Pathway

– Onchilles Pharma announced a $7m Series A financing from LYZZ Capital and includes a $500k investment from the University of Chicago’s Startup Investment Fund.
– The proceeds of the financing will be used to develop first-in-class therapeutics to activate a novel pathway of the innate immune system with potential for universal anti-cancer activity, independent of genetic mutation.
– Research published in today’s issue of Cell is the first to describe this pathway where human neutrophils release catalytically active neutrophil elastase, called ELANE, to selectively kill many cancer cell types while sparing non-cancer cells.
– ELANE is an entirely new treatment paradigm with the potential to have broad and selective cancer killing activity regardless of genetic mutation or anatomical origin.


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