Purple Arch Ventures is a community of Northwestern investors, executives, entrepreneurs and innovation enthusiasts who pool money into a venture capital fund to invest in Northwestern connected companies. The firm invests in fifteen to twenty-five deals per year spanning a range of industries, stages and geographies.
At their core, they are a Northwestern alumni venture fund investing in Northwestern alumni-led companies. They are private, for profit, and not part of Northwestern. They strongly believe that they can do better investing in venture capital together than any of them can do alone.
A therapeutics company founded in 2016 working in drug discovery and development using fungi. LifeMine uses genomics approaches to search for biosynthetic genes in eukaryotic microbes for the discovery of naturally inspired drugs to treat previously untreatable and significant chronic diseases.
Neuspera Medical is a San Jose, California-based medical device company.
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