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Takeda Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 84
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 62
Rounds per year 3.82
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 15
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical

In 2001 was created Takeda Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Takeda Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Pharmaceutical, Health Care. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Obsidian Therapeutics, Juventas Therapeutics, BIOMx Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. 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.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this Takeda Ventures performs on 13 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Takeda Ventures is 5-10 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Takeda Ventures, startups are often financed by Sofinnova Partners, Forbion Capital Partners, Novo Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sofinnova Partners, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, SR One. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sofinnova Partners, Savitr Capital, Providence Investment Company Limited.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$85M05 Jan 2023 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$14M02 Nov 2022 Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Code Biotherapeutics

Life Science
$75M07 Jun 2022 Hatfield, Pennsylvania, United States

Be Biopharma

$130M14 Apr 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Koneksa Health

Big Data
Health Care
$45M07 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Integra Therapeutics

Health Care
$5M02 Dec 2021 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Egle Therapeutics

Health Care
$47M22 Oct 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Turnstone Biologics

Innovation Management
$80M14 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Ribon Therapeutics

Health Care
Medical Device
$65M14 Jun 2021 Massachusetts, United States
Turnstone Biologics Raises $80 Million Series D Financing

– Turnstone Biologics Corp. announced the successful completion of an $80m Series D financing co-led by PFM Health Sciences and Point72.
– New investors include Eventide Asset Management, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), Ridgeback Capital Investments, Takeda Ventures, CaaS Capital, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Northleaf Capital Partners, 404 Bio and an undisclosed investor.
– The round was joined by existing investors Versant Ventures, OrbiMed, F-Prime Capital, Sectoral Asset Management, Sixty Degree Capital, Brace Pharma Capital and Teralys Capital.
– Proceeds from the financing will be used to advance Turnstone’s pipeline of programs from its oncolytic virus and TIL therapy platforms.

Ribon Therapeutics Secures $65 Million Financing

– Ribon Therapeutics announced the closing of a $65m financing.
– The financing was led by Deerfield Management and U.S. Venture Partners, with support from new investors Avego BioScience Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Monashee Investment Management and Peregrine Ventures, along with existing investors AbbVie Ventures, Bristol Myers Squibb, Euclidean Capital, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Novartis Venture Fund, Osage University Partners, Takeda Ventures and The Column Group.
– Ribon will use the proceeds to support the clinical development of its novel precision medicine candidates.


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