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Founders Earl Bakken Erik Engelson Kimberly Vogel Palmer Hermundslie


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Total investments 78
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 1.07
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 23
Key employees 33

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Medical
  • Biotechnology
  • Therapeutics

In 1949 was created Medtronic, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Minneapolis. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from Medtronic the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 13 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. Comparing to the other companies, this Medtronic performs on 1 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Medtronic, startups are often financed by Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Advanced Technology Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Kleiner Perkins, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), New Enterprise Associates.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Mazor Robotics, Earlens Corporation, AcuFocus. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Health Care. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The fund was created by Daniel Grossman, Earl Bakken, Palmer Hermundslie, Patrick Wells. The overall number of key employees were 26.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Medical Device
$75M12 Jul 2022 Israel, North District, Israel

Surgerii Technology

01 Jun 2022 Haidian District, Beijing, China

Orchestra BioMed

Health Care
Medical Device
$110M30 Jan 2022 Pennsylvania, United States

Titan Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$10M26 Jan 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Surgerii Technology

02 Nov 2021 Haidian District, Beijing, China

Rockley Photonics

Consumer Electronics
$150M12 Aug 2021 Pasadena, California, United States

Scivita Medical Technology

Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$61M26 Apr 2021 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China


Health Care
Medical Device
$14M06 Dec 2020 Israel, North District, Israel

Triple Jump Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$20M23 Sep 2020 Israel, North District, Israel


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