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Sherpa Venture Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 55
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 13.75
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical

In 2018 was created Sherpa Venture Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in China. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Beijing.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Medical Device, Clinical Trials. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight EpimAb Biotherapeutics, Singleron Biotechnologies, Immunochina. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 60 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Sherpa Venture Capital, startups are often financed by Trend Investment Group, Thiel Capital, ShengJing360. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Legend Capital, Hillhouse Capital Group, WuXi AppTec.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Neukio Biotherapeutics

$50M02 Sep 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Fountain Medical Development

Health Care
$150M04 Jul 2022 New York, New York, United States

Yuanyin Bio

$43M20 Jun 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China


Industrial Automation
$15M14 Jun 2022 Xiamen, China

Starna Therapeutics

$23M16 May 2022 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Hui-Gene Therapeutics

Life Science
12 May 2022 Shanghai, China

Shenji Bio

$46M11 Apr 2022 Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Yuesai Biotechnology

$30M14 Mar 2022 Pudong, Shandong, China

Pilot Biotechnology

Health Care
16 Dec 2021 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China


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