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Investments

25

Portfolio Exits

7

Funds

8

About BVCF

BVCF, formally known as BioVeda China Fund, is a growth capital focused private equity fund specializing in China Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. Headquartered in Shanghai, BVCF primarily focuses on equity investments in growth-stage companies in the field of Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology.

BVCF Headquarter Location

Suite 2606, Tower 1, "New Richport Center" 763 Mengzi Road (between Zhongshan South Road One and Longhua East Road)

Shanghai, Shanghai, 200023,

China

+86 21 6315-1313

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Black Virtual Career Fair's Annual Summer Career Fair On August 12th 2021 Responds To Companies Desire To Hire More Black Professionals

Aug 2, 2021

Black Virtual Career Fair's Annual Summer Career Fair On August 12th 2021 Responds To Companies Desire To Hire More Black Professionals Black Professionals Are Left Behind During National Job Recovery Author: Aug 2, 2021 8:34 AM EDT OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As employers rebound from last year's devastating job losses due to the pandemic , Black Virtual Career Fair (BVCF) hosts its GENERAL + TECH + SALES  + MARKETING Summer Career Fair, Thursday, August 12, 9am-1pm PST. Now in its third successful year, BVCF's virtual career fairs match Black professionals with career opportunities at industry-leading, inclusion-minded companies. Nationwide job opportunities will be available from over 35 companies targeting technical and nontechnical professionals. August's career fair includes major employers such as Aesculap, AppFolio, Aurora, Evernote, Good Eggs, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, The New York Times, One Medical, X-the moonshot factory and Zendesk. Various reports and studies indicate that Black professionals were hit the hardest during the pandemic. As companies are slowly hiring, Black professionals are being left out in the U.S. job market recovery. When the overall unemployment rate ticked down in February, Black workers were the only group that saw a rise in joblessness, of almost 1% increase. "COVID has left Black Americans experiencing higher levels of unemployment and increasing financial struggle even as the economy is poised for a robust rebound, said Lakeisha Poole, Partner, Black Virtual Career Fair and Founder, Onyx Community Connection. "We provide streamlined access to Black professionals for employers seeking qualified talent," said   Michael DeFlorimonte, Partner, Black Virtual Career Fair and Founder, African American Employee Network (AAEN). "This is BVCF's core mission. BVCF was developed for exactly this purpose; to help employers address their diversity challenges through an efficient and effective hiring platform." BVCF provides Black professionals with free services, resources, and tools to assist with the job search process. Employers can review resumes and post jobs. Candidates, recruiters and hiring managers interact in real-time via audio, video and text chat during the fair. Candidate registration is free. To register for GENERAL + TECH + SALES + MARKETING Summer Career Fair click here: https://virtual.blackvcf.com About Black Virtual Career Fair (BVCF) Black Virtual Career Fair (BVCF) is a joint venture of two Black professional organizations: the  African American Employee Network (AAEN), a communications network serving and supporting African American professionals in the area of information, events (education, networking) and career development; and  Onyx Community Connection  (Onyx), a Black professionals organization committed to amplifying Black excellence through regular business, social and community service events and communications. Together as BVCF, we leverage a syndicated network to reach qualified candidates nationwide. For more information about BVCF, go to  www.blackvcf.com For More Information, Contact: Ryan Stewart, 347-526-9556, 315561@email4pr.com Renée E. Warren-Mebane, 315561@email4pr.com View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/black-virtual-career-fairs-annual-summer-career-fair-on-august-12th-2021-responds-to-companies-desire-to-hire-more-black-professionals-301345536.html SOURCE Black Virtual Career Fair By

BVCF Investments

25 Investments

BVCF has made 25 investments. Their latest investment was in Cellenkos as part of their Series A on November 11, 2021.

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/4/2021

Series A

Cellenkos

$15M

Yes

4

5/5/2021

Series C

Oculis

$57M

Yes

2

2/9/2021

Series B

Drug Farm

$56M

Yes

1

1/5/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

1/3/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

11/4/2021

5/5/2021

2/9/2021

1/5/2021

1/3/2021

Round

Series A

Series C

Series B

Series A

Series C

Company

Cellenkos

Oculis

Drug Farm

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Amount

$15M

$57M

$56M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

2

1

10

10

BVCF Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

BVCF has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was CARsgen Therapeutics on June 18, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/18/2021

IPO

1

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10

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10

Date

6/18/2021

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Exit

IPO

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Valuation

$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

10

10

10

BVCF Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

BVCF acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was China Health System on December 18, 2006.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

12/18/2006

Growth Equity - II

$120.1M

Leveraged Buyout

1

Date

12/18/2006

Investment Stage

Growth Equity - II

Companies

Valuation

Total Funding

$120.1M

Note

Leveraged Buyout

Sources

1

BVCF Fund History

8 Fund Histories

BVCF has 8 funds, including BVCF IV.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/3/2018

BVCF IV

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

3

4/7/2014

BioVeda China Fund III LP

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$99M

10

4/4/2014

BVCF III

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$99M

10

4/15/2008

BioVeda China Fund II LP

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$99M

10

6/30/2005

BioVeda China LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/3/2018

4/7/2014

4/4/2014

4/15/2008

6/30/2005

Fund

BVCF IV

BioVeda China Fund III LP

BVCF III

BioVeda China Fund II LP

BioVeda China LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

10

BVCF Team

4 Team Members

BVCF has 4 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Zhi Yang.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Zhi Yang

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Carolynn Gandolfo

General Partner

Current

Vanessa Huang

General Partner

Current

Davis Yang

Managing Director

Former

Name

Zhi Yang

Carolynn Gandolfo

Vanessa Huang

Davis Yang

Work History

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

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