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Zesiger Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 7
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$40M
Portfolio companies 6
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Health Care
  • Genetics
  • Communications Infrastructure
Summary

The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

The overall number of key employees were 2.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Computer, E-Commerce. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Perlegen Sciences, Response Networks, LogMatrix.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8-9 partakers. Despite the Zesiger Capital, startups are often financed by Unilever Ventures, SB Life Science, Maverick Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Unilever Ventures, Sano Ventures, SB Life Science. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Versant Ventures, Unilever Ventures, T. Rowe Price.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Zesiger Capital works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2010. The important activity for fund was in 2003. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Eclectiq Minds Hungary Zrt

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$50M06 Jan 2006 Mountain View, California, United States

Perlegen Sciences

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$74M28 Feb 2005 Mountain View, California, United States

LogMatrix

Computer
Hardware
Software
$8M26 Nov 2003 Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

Alexza Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$45M25 Sep 2002 Mountain View, California, United States

Response Networks

Communications Infrastructure
$4M25 Sep 2001 Arkansas, United States

Cognetix

Biotechnology
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$17M31 Jul 2001 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

iAsiaworks

E-Commerce
Internet
Professional Services
$85M15 Dec 1999 California, United States

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