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Investments

67

Portfolio Exits

10

Funds

4

Partners & Customers

1

About Lightstone Ventures

Lightstone Ventures was founded in 2012 by the General Partners and other key members of the life science teams of Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Morgenthaler. The firm was formed to capture the upside of investing in breakthrough life science companies during a time of unique opportunity in the space. Lightstone invests in early stage therapeutics, with later stage investments pursued selectively.

Lightstone Ventures Headquarter Location

2884 Sand Hill Road Suite 121

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

650-388-3676

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Latest Lightstone Ventures News

EIT Health supported ProVerum raises USD 30M in funding

Feb 2, 2022

EIT Health-supported start-up, ProVerum, has raised USD 30 million in their Series A funding round with investments from Gilde Healthcare, Lightstone Ventures and Atlantic Bridge. Founded in Ireland, ProVerum has developed ProVee, a novel treatment solution for patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The funding will help them to bring their innovative device to market in Europe and the US.

Lightstone Ventures Investments

67 Investments

Lightstone Ventures has made 67 investments. Their latest investment was in Reprieve Cardiovascular as part of their Unattributed VC on June 6, 2022.

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Lightstone Ventures Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/8/2022

Unattributed VC

Reprieve Cardiovascular

$15M

No

1

4/12/2022

Series D

Contego Medical

$15.07M

No

2

11/16/2021

Series D

Cala Health

$77M

No

17

10/12/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

8/25/2021

Series C - IV

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$99M

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10

Date

6/8/2022

4/12/2022

11/16/2021

10/12/2021

8/25/2021

Round

Unattributed VC

Series D

Series D

Series A

Series C - IV

Company

Reprieve Cardiovascular

Contego Medical

Cala Health

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Amount

$15M

$15.07M

$77M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

17

10

10

Lightstone Ventures Portfolio Exits

10 Portfolio Exits

Lightstone Ventures has 10 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Vigil Neuroscience on January 07, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/7/2022

IPO

$99M

Public

7

6/18/2021

IPO

$99M

Public

1

2/8/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

1/14/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/15/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/7/2022

6/18/2021

2/8/2021

1/14/2021

10/15/2020

Exit

IPO

IPO

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

Public

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Sources

7

1

4

10

10

Lightstone Ventures Fund History

4 Fund Histories

Lightstone Ventures has 4 funds, including Lightstone Ventures III.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/14/2021

Lightstone Ventures III

$375M

2

9/20/2017

Lightstone Ventures II

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$99M

10

1/26/2016

Lightstone Singapore

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$99M

10

5/1/2014

Lightstone Ventures

$99M

10

Closing Date

9/14/2021

9/20/2017

1/26/2016

5/1/2014

Fund

Lightstone Ventures III

Lightstone Ventures II

Lightstone Singapore

Lightstone Ventures

Fund Type

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Amount

$375M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

Lightstone Ventures Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

Lightstone Ventures has 1 strategic partners and customers. Lightstone Ventures recently partnered with Ireland Strategic Investment Fund on July 7, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

7/1/2020

Partner

Ireland

State-backed ALX Oncology lines up a $100m IPO

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund has a minority interest in the company through its partnership with Lightstone Ventures .

1

Date

7/1/2020

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Ireland

News Snippet

State-backed ALX Oncology lines up a $100m IPO

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund has a minority interest in the company through its partnership with Lightstone Ventures .

Sources

1

Lightstone Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Lightstone Ventures has 5 team members, including current General Partner, Michael Carusi.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Michael Carusi

General Partner

Current

Ralph E Christoffersen

General Partner

Current

Jean George

General Partner

Current

Jason Lettmann

Promedior, Split Rock Partners, Accenture, and University of Iowa

General Partner

Current

Adam Bruce

Advanced Technology Ventures

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Name

Michael Carusi

Ralph E Christoffersen

Jean George

Jason Lettmann

Adam Bruce

Work History

Promedior, Split Rock Partners, Accenture, and University of Iowa

Advanced Technology Ventures

Title

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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