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Invus

Invus is a company founded in 1985.

The Invus Group is an investment firm that prefers to invest in companies operating in the consumer products and services, food, specialty retail, software, biotech, medical devices and products and professional service sectors across the United States and Europe. The firm was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Invus invests with flexibility in the types of companies and situations where they feel they can get involved with success for themselves and their portfolio companies.

Invus has been reinvesting the same pool of money from the same group of European families (through their Artal investment vehicle) since their founding. Today they manage over $4 billion in an evergreen fund and work out of offices in New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong.

Investment

Invus has made investments in Mission Lane, Inotrem, Achilles Therapeutics, ORIC Pharmaceuticals, Kronos Bio, Seer, BioNTech, Booster Fuels, Thrive Earlier Detection, AlloVir and Schrodinger.

They have exited their investments in Moderna Therapeutics, Oyster Point Pharmaceuticals, BioNTech, PatientsLikeMe, Kaleido BioSciences, UNITY Biotechnology, Gossamer Bio and Arcus Biosciences.

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Funded Companies

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Moderna Therapeutics

A biotechnology startup company that develops messenger RNA based therapeutics to treat diseases.

A biotechnology company developing drugs and treatments to diminish negative health effects associated with aging.

BioNTech is a German company that develops immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases.

AlloVir (formerly ViraCyte) is a company that develops cell therapies for patients suffering from life-threatening virus-associated diseases.

A biotechnology company with a focus on pharmaceuticals that treat liver and gastrointestinal diseases. It was founded in 2014 and is located in San Diego, California.

SQZ Biotech is a biotechnology company using their cell engineering platform for developing cell therapies for treating immune disorders.

A biotechnology company making discoveries in genetic and metabolic diversity of the human microbiome into treatment and therapies for a wide range of diseases.

PACT Pharma is synthesizing neo-epitope targeted T cells and producing a personalized adoptive cell therapy designed to benefit each cancer patient.

BridgeLux is a manufacturing company.

Foghorn Therapeutics is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing gene-specific therapies.

PrimeraDx is a molecular diagnostics company that develops and commercializes a clinical platform

A biotechnology company developing immuno-oncology therapies and therapeutic vaccines

Locanabio is a San Diego, California-based biotechnology company developing RNA-targeting gene therapies.

Zenflow is a company developing a medical device to relieve BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) symptoms.

Seer is a Redwood City, California-based biotechnology company developing solutions for the proteomic industry founded by Omid Farokhzad.

Kronos Bio is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based therapeutics company working on research and development of therapies that modulate historically recalcitrant cancer targets.

Scorpion Therapeutics is a Boston-based company founded in 2020.

Lyndra Therapeutics is a Watertown, Massachusetts-based company.

ORIC Pharmaceuticals is a South San Francisco, California-based company.

A company offering a no-code development platform for automating digital processes.

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