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Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 64
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 51
Rounds per year 2.29
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 16
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical

In 1994 was created Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Cambridge.

The average startup value when the investment from Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures is 100-500 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures works on 3 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, GE Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Enterprise Associates, Novartis Venture Fund, Atlas Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wellington Management, Rock Springs Capital, RA Capital Management.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Omada Health, Expansion Therapeutics, Evidation Health.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$65M25 Oct 2022 West Haven, Connecticut, United States

Matchpoint Therapeutics

$70M14 Oct 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$25M02 Aug 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

ReCode Therapeutics

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

OMass Technologies

Life Science
$103M27 Apr 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$33M22 Mar 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Click Therapeutics

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical Device
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
$52M22 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

ReCode Therapeutics

Health Care
$80M21 Oct 2021 Dallas, Texas, United States

Expansion Therapeutics

Health Care
$80M29 Sep 2021 San Diego, California, United States


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