List of 3 large oncology venture capital investors
In the following, we are highlighting three different interesting venture capital investors from our keyword crawler-based list that are covering oncology keywords on their website.
1. Aglaia Oncology Funds (Netherlands)
As the name already implies, the Aglaia Oncology Funds are specialized in investments in cancer research and oncology drug development. These funds are named after Aglaia, the greek goddess of beauty and health. Three of the current active investments are Cristal Therapeutics, a company developing a copper free click chemistry reagent for the life science industry, InteRNA Technologies, which are developing a pipeline of proprietary RNA therapeutics targeting key processes in initiation and progression of human diseases, with a focus on cancer, and Modra Pharmaceuticals, that are developing oral taxane therapies with fewer severe side effects.
2. FACIT (Canada)
With an oncology-occurrence of 300, FACIT is a specialist when it comes to investing in companies that are developing cancer innovations. They mainly focus on companies from Ontario. Their investment focus includes therapeutics, imaging, diagnostic, and technology platforms. Examples of companies that FACIT invests in are Point Surgical Inc., which is developing a diagnostic that allows the detection and classification of cancerous tissue types and subtypes in under 10 seconds, Hyivy Health, which are working on remote patient monitoring, pelvic rehab system for gynecological and colorectal cancer patients and their clinicians, and Bridge7 Oncology. This company works on a solution that scales clinical expertise with the help of AI to automate and improve the delivery of cancer care.
3. Ascension Ventures (USA)
Ascension Ventures is a top strategic healthcare fund with a special interest in oncology. They manage capital worth more than $1 billion. Ascension Ventures invests in all stages in the healthcare information technology and services, and medical devices and diagnostics sectors. Cardionomic is one of the companies, Ascension Ventures is investing in. It treats reduced cardiac output – ADHF’s root cause – by neuromodulating the terminal branches of the cardiac plexus to benignly increase contractility.
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Covered countries in our oncology venture capital investor list
This graph shows the top 5 countries with the most oncology investors. As you can see, the U.S., Switzerland, Germany, the UK, and Israel are the countries with the most investors. Most of them are located in the United States. Examples of investors in the USA are Illumina Ventures (based in Foster City), MP Healthcare Venture Management (based in Boston), and Canaan Ventures (based in Menlo Park). Switzerland-based oncology investors are, for instance, MedTech Innovation Partners, and b-to-v Partners AG.