VC  Vivo Ventures

     Office Locations:

575 High Street, Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-688-0818
Fax: 650-688-0815



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Vivo Ventures is a life-sciences focused venture capital firm formed in 1996 with over $1B under management. Vivo Ventures is currently making investments from its $375M seventh fund, into promising biotechnology and life science companies. Its current portfolio includes more than 60 private and public biotechnology companies in the areas of biopharmaceuticals, specialty pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. The majority of Vivo's investments are in U.S. and Greater China based companies with therapeutic products in clinical development. Vivo Ventures has offices in Palo Alto, California; Shanghai, China; and Chengdu, China.



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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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    Cyber Cao Senior Associate
    Dan Dan Dong Analyst
    Dr. Albert Cha Managing Partner
    Dr. Chen Yu Partner
    Dr. Edgar G. Engleman Managing Partner


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