NS Investment

Founded 2016


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Total investments 10
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 2.00
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical

NS Investment is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in South Korea. The main department of described VC is located in the Seoul.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9-10 participants. Despite the NS Investment, startups are often financed by The Column Group, Topspin Partners, Third Rock Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Column Group, Sofinnova Investments, OrbiMed. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Topspin Partners, The Column Group, Taiho Ventures.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Emergency Medicine. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Antiva Biosciences, Surrozen, Fulcrum Therapeutics. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 2 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this NS Investment performs on 14 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Accent Therapeutics

$63M23 Apr 2020 Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Silverback Therapeutics

Health Care
$78M11 Mar 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States


Emergency Medicine
Health Care
$50M15 Mar 2019 South San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$93M13 Nov 2018 Maryland, United States

Harpoon Therapeutics

Health Care
$70M12 Nov 2018 South San Francisco, California, United States

Fulcrum Therapeutics

Health Care
$80M05 Sep 2018 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Antiva Biosciences

Health Care
$15M10 Jul 2018 California, United States

Constellation Pharmaceuticals

$100M09 Apr 2018 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

ORIC Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$50M21 Feb 2018 South San Francisco, California, United States
ReCode Therapeutics Raises Oversubscribed Series B Financing Round of $80 Million

– ReCode Therapeutics announced the closing of an $80m Series B financing round co-led by Pfizer Ventures and EcoR1 Capital.
– The round was led by Pfizer Ventures and EcoR1 Capital.
– New investors include Sanofi Ventures, funds managed by Tekla Capital Management, Superstring Capital and NS Investment.
– Existing investors who participated included OrbiMed, Vida Ventures, MPM Capital, Colt Ventures, Hunt Technology Ventures, and Osage University Partners.

Immunitas Therapeutics Closes $58M in Series B Financing

– Immunitas Therapeutics, a Waltham, MA-based single cell genomics-based therapeutics company, closed a $58m Series B financing.
– The round was led by Agent Capital with participation from Medical Excellence Capital (MEC), 120 Capital, Solasta Ventures, Mirae Asset, Ono Venture Investment, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research, NS Investment, BrightEdge (American Cancer Society), and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . Existing investors Alexandria Venture Investments, Evotec, Leaps by Bayer, M Ventures, Novartis Venture Fund (NVF), and founding investor Longwood Fund also joined the round.
– The company intends to use the funds to advance its lead program, IMT-009, a CD161 inhibitor, into the clinic to treat both solid tumors and hematological malignancies.


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