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Venrock Healthcare Partners

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Total investments 62
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$135M
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 1.13
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 28
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Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical
Summary

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Medical, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sojournix, Corvidia, Metacrine.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8 participants. Despite the Venrock Healthcare Partners, startups are often financed by venBio Partners, Polaris Partners, Pappas Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Boxer Capital, RTW Investments LLC, RA Capital Management.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Venrock Healthcare Partners works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mirador Therapeutics

$400M21 Mar 2024 San Diego, California, United States

ADARx Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$200M09 Aug 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Upstream Bio

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$200M08 Jun 2023 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Apogee Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
$149M07 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Lusaris Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Therapeutics
$60M02 Nov 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dianthus Therapeutics

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$100M19 Apr 2022 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Apogee Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
$20M01 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Mythic Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
$103M15 Dec 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Ablaze Pharmaceuticals

Medical
Pharmaceutical
$75M29 Nov 2021 Jingan, Shanghai, China
News
RayzeBio Secures $108 Million Series C Financing to Drive Forward Its Pipeline of Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer

– RayzeBio, Inc. announced a $108m Series C financing led by Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners alongside new investors Perceptive Advisors, Vivo Capital, Acuta Capital Partners, Deerfield Management, and TCG X.
– Also participating were all of Rayze’s existing investors: venBio Partners, Versant Ventures, Samsara BioCapital, Redmile Group, Viking Global Investors, Cormorant Asset Management, OrbiMed, LifeSci Venture Partners, Logos Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, and others.
– The targeted radiopharmaceuticals field represents a highly clinically validated modality that, until recently, has been underappreciated.
– With over $258m of capital raised since the company first debuted in the second half of 2020, RayzeBio has rapidly expanded its team, infrastructure, capabilities, and pipeline.

Biotech Company Nuvalent Raises $135 Million

– Nuvalent is a biotechnology company creating precisely targeted therapies for clinically proven kinase targets in cancer.
– The company raised $135m in Series B funding.
Bain Capital Life Sciences led the round and was joined by Deerfield Management, Fidelity Management and Research Company LLC, Wellington Management Company, Viking Global Investors, Janus Henderson Investors, Avoro Capital Advisors, Boxer Capital of Tavistock Group, Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, Fairmount Funds Management LLC, Driehaus Capital Management LLC, and Logos Capital.

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Total investments 62
Average round size 135M
Rounds per year 1.13
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 6
Follow on index 0.16
Exits 28
Group Appearance index 0.98

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mirador Therapeutics

$400M21 Mar 2024 San Diego, California, United States

ADARx Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$200M09 Aug 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Upstream Bio

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$200M08 Jun 2023 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Apogee Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
$149M07 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Lusaris Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Therapeutics
$60M02 Nov 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dianthus Therapeutics

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$100M19 Apr 2022 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Apogee Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
$20M01 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Mythic Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
$103M15 Dec 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Ablaze Pharmaceuticals

Medical
Pharmaceutical
$75M29 Nov 2021 Jingan, Shanghai, China
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