Pura Vida Investments

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 31
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 3.10
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
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Exits 8
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
  • Health Diagnostics

In 2012 was created Pura Vida Investments, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Pharmaceutical, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Acutus Medical, MedAvail, V-Wave. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Pura Vida Investments, startups are often financed by Pontifax, OrbiMed, GE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Triventures, Redmile Group, Pontifax. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Deerfield Capital Management, Triventures, Royalties Fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lyra Therapeutics

Health Care
$100M08 Apr 2022 Massachusetts, United States

Nalu Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$104M17 Feb 2022 Carlsbad, California, United States

Greenlight Biosciences

$125M03 Feb 2022 Massachusetts, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$175M25 Jan 2022 California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Personal Health
$300M07 Dec 2021 South San Francisco, California, United States


Health Diagnostics
$40M06 Dec 2021 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

SLANG Worldwide

Consumer Goods
Packaging Services
$17M16 Nov 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Science 37

Clinical Trials
Health Care
$200M07 Oct 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$220M29 Jul 2021 Redwood City, California, United States
Exo secures $200M toward commercializing ultrasound device

– Exo, a handheld ultrasound device and point-of-care workflow platform, raised $220m funding.
– The round was led by RA Capital Management and joined by BlackRock, Sands Capital, Avidity Partners, Pura Vida Investments and prior investors.
– The company plans to use the funding to commercialize its device and to build out its informatics platform.

Ultivue Announces $50M Financing Round

– Ultivue announced the completion of a $50m Series D round of financing.
– New investors include Ally Bridge Group, Pura Vida Investments and Tao Capital Partners.
– Previous venture investors in Ultivue who also participated in the financing include ARCH Ventures, Northpond Ventures and Applied Ventures, LLC.
– This additional funding will help Ultivue strengthen its position in the market, deliver innovative solutions to address the dynamic nature of tumor biology from precious tissue samples and to provide researchers and pathologists with the ability to fully realize the potential of tissue biomarkers within digital pathology workflows.


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