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3

Funds

2

About Blue Bear Ventures

Blue Bear Ventures makes early-stage investments in radical innovation from UC Berkeley and the entire University of California system, building on the success of growing the CITRIS Foundry accelerator on the Berkeley campus since 2012.

Blue Bear Ventures Headquarter Location

14968 Granite Court

Saratoga, California, 95070,

United States

425-922-4069

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Latest Blue Bear Ventures News

Gastrointestinal Gene Therapy Biotech Company DNAlite Therapeutics Raises $1.5M

Aug 8, 2018

DNAlite Therapeutics , a San Francisco, CA-based gastrointestinal gene therapy biotech company, raised $1.5M in seed funding. The round was led by Berkeley-based Berkeley Catalyst Fund with participation from University of California Berkeley, Blue Bear Ventures, SOSV, and the Baldota family alongside Chinese biopharma BrightGene and Silicon Valley-based SVE Capital. The company intends to use the funds to continue development of gastrointestinal tract gene therapy treatments for patients who suffer from genetic intestinal diseases. Founded by UC Berkeley graduates Mubhij Ahmad and Timothy Day in 2016, DNAlite leverages proprietary delivery platform technology to develop a gene therapy strategy to treat monogenetic gastrointestinal diseases by delivering a functional copy of the gene to patients’ gastrointestinal epithelium. FinSMEs 08/08/2018

Blue Bear Ventures Investments

3 Investments

Blue Bear Ventures has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in Transect as part of their Unattributed VC on December 12, 2020.

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Blue Bear Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/14/2020

Unattributed VC

Transect

$0.94M

Yes

1

9/17/2019

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

8/8/2018

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

12/14/2020

9/17/2019

8/8/2018

Round

Unattributed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Company

Transect

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Amount

$0.94M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

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Blue Bear Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Blue Bear Ventures has 2 funds, including Blue Bear Ventures Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/30/2022

Blue Bear Ventures Fund II

1

11/6/2018

Blue Bear Ventures Fund I

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/30/2022

11/6/2018

Fund

Blue Bear Ventures Fund II

Blue Bear Ventures Fund I

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Amount

$99M

Sources

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Blue Bear Ventures Team

1 Team Member

Blue Bear Ventures has 1 team member, including former General Partner, Peter Santos.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Peter Santos

General Partner

Former

Name

Peter Santos

Work History

Title

General Partner

Status

Former

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