CVC  Illumina Ventures

     Office Locations:

200 Lincoln Centre Drive, Suite 300-A
Foster City, CA 94404
Phone: 858-210-1824



  • Early



  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Illumina Ventures is an independently managed venture fund in a strategic partnership with Illumina. Illumina provides the majority of their capital and access to the expertise and vision of the world's leading genomics solutions provider. The firm invests primarily in early stage companies and typically syndicates with other leading institutional and strategic investors. Focus areas include applications of genomics in life science research, healthcare, agriculture and environmental science, public safety and personal wellness. Illumina Ventures was launched in the summer of 2016 with an initial $100 million investment from Illumina. The balance of the funds have been raised from a mix of corporate, institutional, sovereign, and individual investors. The firm closed on $230M for its first fund.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alexis Ji Partner
    Greg Yap Entrepreneur in Residence
    Judy Koh CFO
    Nick Naclerio Founding Partner
    Noel Jee Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B Extension





      Series A


      SQZ Biotech



      Series C


      Luna DNA








      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

      Genome Medical
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      Luna DNA
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      NanoCellect Biomedical
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      SQZ Biotech
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      Twist Bioscience
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