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Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 118
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 101
Rounds per year 7.38
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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Exits 5
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Education
  • Medical Device

In 2006 was created Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Waltham. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical, Genetics. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Candel, Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives, Baystate Health 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 more than 20 years to get the investment from the fund.

The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Massachusetts Life Sciences Center works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, startups are often financed by National Institutes of Health, MassChallenge, National Science Foundation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are MassChallenge, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI).

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

Higher Education
$750K12 Sep 2022 Massachusetts, United States

Decoy Therapeutics

$250K22 Apr 2021 -


$50K09 Apr 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

National Society of Black Engineers

Non Profit
$25K28 Feb 2021 Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Health Care
$230K08 Jan 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$101K15 Oct 2020 Danvers, Massachusetts, United States

Versatope Therapeutics

$300K09 Sep 2020 Lowell, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$250K25 Aug 2020 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

Higher Education
$877K21 Aug 2020 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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