Sofinnova Investments Founded 1974
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Total investments 276
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$26M
Portfolio companies 155
Rounds per year 3.30
Lead investments 51
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 54
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Biotechnology
Electronics
Health Care
Software
Telecommunications
Summary

Sofinnova Investments is the famous VC, which was founded in 1974. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Therapeutics. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spark Therapeutics, Audentes Therapeutics, ZS Pharma. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Sofinnova Investments, startups are often financed by Ventech, Bay City Capital, Vivo Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ventech, New Leaf Venture Partners, Atlas Venture. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ventech, Novartis Venture Fund, Idinvest Partners.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. This Sofinnova Investments works on 7 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from Sofinnova Investments the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The high activity for fund was in 2007. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The overall number of key employees were 13.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
XyloCor Therapeutics
Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
Early Stage Venture
22M22 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}
Vera Therapeutics
Biotechnology
Late Stage Venture
80M19 Jan 2021 United States, South San Francisco
Visen Pharmaceuticals
Biotechnology
Life Science
Pharmaceutical
Early Stage Venture
150M08 Jan 2021 China, Shanghai
Atsena Therapeutics
Early Stage Venture
55M16 Dec 2020 United States, Durham
Aerovate Therapeutics
Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Early Stage Venture
72M06 Aug 2020 United States, Boston
VelosBio
Early Stage Venture
137M08 Jul 2020
Bolt Biotherapeutics
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Late Stage Venture
93M01 Jul 2020 United States, Redwood City
Checkmate Pharmaceuticals
Biotechnology
Medical Device
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
Late Stage Venture
85M10 Jun 2020 United States, Cambridge
Athira Pharma
Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
Early Stage Venture
85M04 Jun 2020 United States, Seattle
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