Pappas Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 0.79
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics

Pappas Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1994. The main department of described VC is located in the Durham. The company was established in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 participants. Despite the Pappas Capital, startups are often financed by Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, Pappas Ventures, Go Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Enterprise Associates, Tekla Capital Management, RiverVest. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock Healthcare Partners, Tekla Capital Management, RTW Investments LLC.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Genetics, Health Care. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight CuraSen Therapeutics, 4D Molecular Therapeutics, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals.

Comparing to the other companies, this Pappas Capital performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
$15M14 Apr 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore


Health Care
$102M23 Feb 2022 San Diego, California, United States


Health Care
$45M05 Jan 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$75M29 Sep 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Reneo Pharmaceuticals

$95M09 Dec 2020 San Diego, California, United States

Cyclerion Therapeutics

$24M31 Jul 2020 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$72M15 Jul 2020 San Diego, California, United States


$137M08 Jul 2020 -

4D Molecular Therapeutics

Drug Discovery
$75M16 Jun 2020 California, United States


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