Sunstone Life Science Ventures venture capital and private equity firm investing in companies developing novel therapeutics for humans in Europe that is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark and was founded in 2007 by Søren Lemonius, Søren Lemonius, Søren Lemonius, Sten Verland, and Sten Verland.
Sunstone Life Science Ventures invests in life science companies developing therapeutics for humans; with a special interest in investing in companies developing specialty pharmaceuticals and orphan drugs. The firm does not invest in medical technologies such as medical diagnostic technologies. Sunstone Life Science Ventures focuses on investing in companies with clear exit strategies because it believes the most exits in the life science industry will occur through mergers and acquisitions.
Notable investments made by Sunstone Life Science Ventures include: IO Biotech, OxThera, Antargia, Adenium Biotech, Minervax, Galecto Biotech, Alligator Biosciences, Zeal & Revolutionary Health Solutions, Vaximm, Orphazyme, Ascella Pharma, Nuevolution, Symphogen, Evolva, Arcoma, FBC Device, Acarix, and Jenavalve.
Acarix is a Malmö-based company manufacturing diagnostic systems for coronary artery disease.
JenaValve Technology is an Irvine, California-based company.