The Longevity Fund

Founded 2011
Founders Laura Deming

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Total investments 12
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 1.20
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Biopharma
  • Life Science
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ALX Oncology, Decibel Therapeutics, Fauna Bio. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Content Discovery, Health Care.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this The Longevity Fund works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Laura Deming. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9-10 partakers. Despite the The Longevity Fund, startups are often financed by Venrock, General Catalyst, Elad Gil. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are General Catalyst, Elad Gil, Caffeinated Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by General Catalyst, Elad Gil, Caffeinated Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ediscovery
EdTech
Education
Health Care
Training
$3M29 Apr 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Rubedo Life Sciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
$12M03 Dec 2020 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Wellth

Health Care
Information Technology
mHealth
Personal Health
$1M19 Jun 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States

Celevity

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Pet
$4M03 Jan 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Fauna Bio

Biotechnology
Health Care
Hospital
Medical
$4M11 Apr 2019 Berkeley, California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Pharmaceutical
Software
$18M11 Dec 2018 Palo Alto, California, United States

UNITY Biotechnology

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
$55M19 Mar 2018 California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Pharmaceutical
Software
$4M26 Feb 2018 Palo Alto, California, United States

Precision BioSciences

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Medical
$25M11 May 2015 Durham, North Carolina, United States
News
Loyal raises $27M, aims to give dog owners more time with their pets

– San Francisco startup Loyal raised $27m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Khosla Ventures and included First Round Capital, Box Group, Collaborative Fund, The Longevity Fund and Lachy Groom.
– The company is building an animal pharmaceutical company that is developing therapeutics aimed at extending both lifespan and healthspan for dogs.

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