VC  MASA Life Science Ventures

     Office Locations:

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1210
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-298-5455

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  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    MASA Life Science Ventures, LP (MLSV) is a venture capital fund focused on adding real value to the best of private, high-growth biotechnology and life science companies. MLSV's investors include several of Japan and Korea's leading corporations and financial institutions. The Fund's primary areas of interest include: Biotherapeutics, Specialty Pharma, Medical Devices, and Healthcare and Bio IT. MASA Life Science Ventures makes its initial investments in companies that meet the following criteria: located in the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel; in the industries of Biotherapeutics, Devices, Diagnostics, Healthcare and Bio IT; and a transaction size of $250,000 - $1,500,000.

    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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    A. Sinclair Dunlop Managing partner
    Isao Kikuchi Business Development Manager
    Kyp Sirinakis


    Portfolio companies include:

      Cima NanoTech
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      Correlogic Systems
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      Cytox Group
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      Envisionier Medical Technologies
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      JADO Technologies
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      MediQuest Therapeutics
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      Potentia Pharmaceuticals
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