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Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse

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Total investments 61
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 38
Rounds per year 3.05
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Therapeutics
  • Life Science

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse is the famous VC, which was founded in 2001. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Pittsburgh.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, startups are often financed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Ogden Capital, Novitas Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BlueTree Allied Angels, Accelerator Fund, Harbor Light Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, BlueTree Allied Angels, Accelerator Fund.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2010. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2010. This Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse is 10-50 millions dollars.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Health Diagnostics. For fund there is a 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 Medrobotics, Saladax Biomedical, Cognition Therapeutics.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Forest Devices

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
Monitoring Equipment
26 Jun 2020 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Neuro Kinetics

Medical Device
$155K18 Jun 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Clinical Platform

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$90K06 Jun 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Clinical Platform

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$45K22 Dec 2017 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Carmell Therapeutics

Health Care
Life Science
Medical Device
$4M11 Jul 2017 United States, Pittsburgh

Ariel Precision Medicine

Health Care
$2M22 May 2017 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Forest Devices

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
Monitoring Equipment
$550K20 Apr 2017 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Better Body Image LLC

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$305K09 Mar 2016 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Health Care
$25M07 Nov 2015 Massachusetts, United States


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