ARCH Venture Partners
ARCH Venture Partners invests in the development of seed and early stage technology companies that have the potential to grow rapidly into successful businesses. ARCH invests primarily in companies co-founded with leading scientists and entrepreneurs, concentrating on bringing to market innovations in life sciences, physical sciences, and information technology. ARCH Ventures enjoys special recognition as a leader in the successful commercialization of technologies developed at academic research institutions and national laboratories. ARCH currently manages seven funds totaling nearly $1.5 billion and has invested in the earliest venture capital rounds for more than 120 companies. ARCH investors include major corporations, pension funds, endowment funds, financial institutions, and private investors. For more information visit www.archventure.com.
Bain Capital Ventures
Bain Capital Ventures is the Boston-based venture capital arm of Bain Capital, whose affiliates manage over $50 billion of assets. Founded in 1984, Bain Capital and its affiliates have invested in over 230 companies with such notable successes as Doubleclick, Gartner Group and Staples. Bain’s history of investing in early stage companies also dates back to 1984, having made over 120 venture-stage investments since inception. In 2001, Bain Capital Ventures was formed as a separate arm of Bain Capital to focus exclusively on seed through late-stage growth investments in software, hardware, information, healthcare, and technology-driven business services companies. For more information visit www.baincapital.com.
Flagship Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on creating, financing and building innovative companies. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Flagship was founded in 1999 and manages over $700 million in capital. With an active portfolio of over 40 companies, the firm’s strategy is to balance its investments across three principal business sectors: Therapeutics, Life Science Tools & Diagnostics, and BioEnergy/Cleantech. During the past two decades Flagship's principals have been involved as founders or investors in many highly successful ventures including: Adnexus Therapeutics, Alere Medical, Aspect Medical, Celera Genomics, ChemGenics Pharmaceuticals, Color Kinetics, Cytyc, DataSage, Exact Sciences, Helicos Biosciences, Hypnion, IDEXX, Morphotek, PerSeptive Biosystems and TripAdvisor. For more information visit www.flagshipventures.com.