Lilly Asia Ventures

Lilly Asia Ventures

Lilly Asia Ventures or LAV is a venture capital firm investing in biomedical companies.

Lilly Asia Ventures is a venture capital firm. The firm makes venture capital investments in the life sciences and healthcare sectors in Asia, with a focus on China. It was founded in 2008 and is based in Shanghai, China.

Lilly Asia Ventures wants to become the partner for entrepreneurs seeking capital and to build great companies developing products that treat diseases and improve human health.

Lilly Asia Ventures originated as a corporate venture subsidiary of Eli Lilly, until they spun off and became an independent investment management company. They manage over $1.2 billion of committed capital.

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Funded Companies

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Insilico Medicine

Insilico Medicine is a drug discovery, artificial intelligence company that looks to treat cancer and age related diseases

CanSino Biologics (CanSinoBIO) is a bio pharmaceutical company primarily producing vaccines.

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.

Gritstone Oncology is a Emeryville, California-based biotechnology company developing neoantigen-specific cancer immunotherapies.

Nested is a London-based company founded by Matt Robinson, James Turford and Phil Cowans.

Veritas Genetics is a Danvers, Massachusetts-based developer of genetic testing platform for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk.

Burning Rock Biotech is a China-based developer of a platform for individualized cancer treatment guidance for patients.

Alector is a San Francisco-based biotechnology company.

Ansun BioPharma is a San Diego-based company.

InventisBio Inc is a Shanghai-based biotechnology company.

Singlera Genomics is a La Jolla, Placentia, California-based company.

Gracell is a China-based company.

TP Therapeutics is a San Diego-based company.

Tempest Therapeutics is a San Francisco-based company.

E-Scape Bio is a South San Francisco, California-based company.

NextCure is a Beltsville, Maryland-based company.

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Location
Date signed
LAV Biosciences Fund IV, L.P.
450,000,000
February 21, 2017
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Darren Ji

Venture Partner

Fei Chen

Managing Partner

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