VC  SB Life Science Equity Management

     Office Locations:

2625 Middlefield Road, No. 750
Palo Alto, CA 94306-2516
Phone: 650-206-2330
Fax: 650-644-0530

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  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    SB Life Science Equity Management, LLC is a venture capital firm that is dedicated to funding and building successful businesses in healthcare and biomedical sectors. The firm's team of professionals has experience in venture capital, management consulting and cross-border business development with Asia. SB Life Science Equity Management, LLC is the advisor to SB Life Science Ventures I, LP, a venture capital fund with committed capital of about $100 million and the only life sciences venture capital fund backed by prominent institutional investors from Japan. SOFTBANK, the Japanese high-tech giant, is the original sponsor of the Fund. SB Life Science may invest in companies at any stage of development, including start-up, early stage, development/expansion and mezzanine. The typical investment size for its portfolio companies ranges between $500,000 and $10 million.

    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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    Joseph Chow Managing Director
    Toshihiro Nakada M.D. Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:


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