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Pfizer Venture Investments

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 133
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 91
Rounds per year 7.39
Lead investments 23
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 39
Key employees 8

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical

Pfizer Venture Investments appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2004. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Pfizer Venture Investments seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Merus, Epic Sciences, TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Pfizer Venture Investments, startups are often financed by Roche Venture Fund, Atlas Venture, Three Arch Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lundbeckfonden Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, OrbiMed. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by New Enterprise Associates, SR One, Rock Springs Capital.

We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$107M15 Nov 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nucleome Therapeutics

3D Technology
Health Care
$51M19 Oct 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Capstan Therapeutics

Health Care
$102M14 Sep 2022 San Diego, California, United States

Nimbus Therapeutics

Alternative Medicine
Health Care
$125M12 Sep 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Autobahn Therapeutics

Health Care
Life Science
$32M08 Sep 2022 San Diego, California, United States


Product Research
$500K28 Aug 2022 New York, New York, United States

ReCode Therapeutics

Health Care
$120M29 Jun 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

DEM BioPharma

Life Science
$70M23 Jun 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

ImCheck Therapeutics

Health Care
Life Science
$113M13 Jun 2022 Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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.

Jnana Therapeutics Closes $50 Million Series B Financing to Advance Lead PKU Program and Small Molecule Pipeline Based on Next Gen Chemoproteomic Platform

– Jnana Therapeutics, a biotechnology company utilizing its next generation chemoproteomic platform to target SLC transporters and other well-validated but hard-to-drug targets, announced the closing of a $50m Series B financing.
– The financing was led by RA Capital Management, and included all existing investors, including Polaris Partners, Versant Ventures, Avalon Ventures, AbbVie Ventures and Pfizer Ventures.
– Proceeds from this financing will enable Jnana to progress its lead program for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU) into clinical development, while advancing a pipeline of additional programs and continuing to invest in its innovative and validated RAPID platform for the discovery of small molecule therapeutics for hard-to-drug targets.


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