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Company Overview of Novartis Venture Funds

Company Overview

Novartis Venture Funds is a venture capital arm of Novartis AG specializing in investments in early startup companies and Series A investment. The firm also makes early, mid and late venture investments. It seeks to invest in biotech and life sciences companies with a focus on new novel therapeutics and platforms; medical devices and implants; diagnostics and biomarkers; and drug delivery and biopolymers. The firm primarily invests in private and public companies based in the United States, Canada, Europe, Switzerland, and Asia Pacific. It seeks to invest between $15 million and $20 million per company over its life, but it can be as little as $0.1 million to get started. The firm invests th...

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P.O. Box

Basel,  CH-4002

Switzerland

Founded in 1996

Phone:

41 61 324 32 67

Fax:

41 61 324 86 79

Key Executives for Novartis Venture Funds

Chairman and President
Age: 60
Global Head and Executive Director
Age: 58
Managing Director
Managing Director
Age: 37
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Novartis Venture Funds Key Developments

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at Go4Israel Conference, Oct-27-2014 02:00 PM

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at Go4Israel Conference, Oct-27-2014 02:00 PM. Venue: Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel. Speakers: Florent Gros, Managing Director.

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at BioTrinity 2014 - European Biopartnering and Investment Conference, May-14-2014 10:10 AM

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at BioTrinity 2014 - European Biopartnering and Investment Conference, May-14-2014 10:10 AM. Venue: London, United Kingdom. Speakers: Anja König, Managing Director.

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at 7th Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum, Mar-04-2014 09:20 AM

Novartis Venture Funds Presents at 7th Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum, Mar-04-2014 09:20 AM. Venue: Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel, Hohenbuehlstrasse 10, Opfikon-Glattbrugg 8152 Zurich, Switzerland. Speakers: Markus Goebel, Managing Director, Partner.

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