Skyline Ventures

Founded 1997
Founders Eric M Gordon John Freund

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Total investments 69
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 40
Rounds per year 2.88
Lead investments 12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Exits 27
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Device
Summary

In 1997 was created Skyline Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

Opposing the other organizations, this Skyline Ventures works on 11 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from Skyline Ventures the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2006. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline NovaSys, Calibra Medical, Satiety Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Hospital.

The current fund was established by Eric M Gordon, John Freund. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Skyline Ventures, startups are often financed by TVM Capital, SV Health Investors, Intersouth Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TVM Capital, Intersouth Partners, InterWest Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TVM Capital, Intersouth Partners, Montreux Equity Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sutro Biopharma

Biotechnology
Information Technology
Medical
1
$85M26 Jul 2018 United States, South San Francisco

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
1
$70M30 Mar 2017 United States, " United States"}

SI-BONE

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Hospital
1
$26M17 Jun 2016 United States, San Jose

SI-BONE

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Hospital
1
$21M26 May 2015 United States, San Jose

Collegium Pharmaceutical

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
1
$50M10 Mar 2015 United States, " United States"}

Proteon Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Medical
Pharmaceutical
1
$45M16 May 2014 United States, " United States"}

SI-BONE

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Hospital
1
$33M28 Apr 2014 United States, San Jose

Sutro Biopharma

Biotechnology
Information Technology
Medical
1
$26M11 Dec 2013 United States, South San Francisco

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
1
$60M31 Jul 2013 United States, " United States"}

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