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thefoundry.com

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Investments

28

Portfolio Exits

3

Partners & Customers

1

Service Providers

1

About The Foundry

The Foundry is the premier medical device company incubator. The company works with inventors to rapidly transform their concepts into companies by providing an incomparable combination of leadership, an experienced, multi-disciplinary team, a state-of-the-art facility and an extensive funding network. The Foundry Team is comprised of veteran medical device entrepreneurs and investors with real world experience-and success-in developing world class medical device companies.

The Foundry Headquarter Location

199 Jefferson Drive

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

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Latest The Foundry News

Mother Superior Launches Venture Foundry

Jan 21, 2021

Mother Superior , a San Francisco, CA-baased Venture and Social Purpose Foundry, has launched its Venture Foundry. Focused on early stage entrepreneurs, the Foundry’s novel approach to VC is designed with exponential success as a feature, and offers founders a full suite of services, operations, funding and long-term support. Founders retain majority equity and generate opportunities for others as values-based investors in future social purpose ventures. Led by CEO Jo Marini, Mother Superior is a venture and social purpose foundry, on a mission to elevate Everyday Founders and re-align brands with meaningful social purpose initiatives. The Venture Foundry aims to launch resilient and socially equitable businesses, expand economic agency and help the next generation of founders rise through annual 1% returns to the Everyday Founders Fund. This model will launch four new ventures in 2021 to include REYN, Minerva Minded, Darlings and a still-secret project. FinSMEs

The Foundry Investments

28 Investments

The Foundry has made 28 investments. Their latest investment was in Fractyl Health as part of their Series E on March 3, 2020.

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The Foundry Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/19/2020

Series E

Fractyl Health

$55M

Yes

4

2/19/2019

Unattributed - II

Hat Trick Medical

$1M

No

1

5/24/2017

Unattributed

Hat Trick Medical

$1M

Yes

1

4/28/2015

Series C

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$99M

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10

8/13/2014

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

3/19/2020

2/19/2019

5/24/2017

4/28/2015

8/13/2014

Round

Series E

Unattributed - II

Unattributed

Series C

Series B

Company

Fractyl Health

Hat Trick Medical

Hat Trick Medical

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Amount

$55M

$1M

$1M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

1

1

10

10

The Foundry Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

The Foundry has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was TWELVE on August 25, 2015.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/25/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

6/18/2015

IPO

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$99M

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10

4/11/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

8/25/2015

6/18/2015

4/11/2007

Exit

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

0

The Foundry Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

The Foundry has 1 strategic partners and customers. The Foundry recently partnered with Mercedes-Benz on October 10, 2015.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/1/2015

Partner

Germany

Mercedes-Benz, with The Foundry, brings Hollywood into the vehicle

Being present in the Silicon Valley , Mercedes-Benz identified this state of the art digital technology and initiated a partnership with with The Foundry .

1

Date

10/1/2015

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Germany

News Snippet

Mercedes-Benz, with The Foundry, brings Hollywood into the vehicle

Being present in the Silicon Valley , Mercedes-Benz identified this state of the art digital technology and initiated a partnership with with The Foundry .

Sources

1

The Foundry Service Providers

1 Service Provider

The Foundry has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Other Investors

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Other Investors

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

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The Foundry Team

5 Team Members

The Foundry has 5 team members, including current Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Hanson S Gifford.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Hanson S Gifford

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Current

Erik Engelson

Medtronic, Medina Medical, Cierra, Fluidigm, Versant Ventures, Boston Scientific, and Target Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer, President

Former

Allan R. Will

EBR Systems, Split Rock Partners, AneuRx, Eli Lilly and Company, and Abbott

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Nicolas Chaussin

Chief Information Officer

Former

Jeff Grainger

Managing Partner

Former

Name

Hanson S Gifford

Erik Engelson

Allan R. Will

Nicolas Chaussin

Jeff Grainger

Work History

Medtronic, Medina Medical, Cierra, Fluidigm, Versant Ventures, Boston Scientific, and Target Therapeutics

EBR Systems, Split Rock Partners, AneuRx, Eli Lilly and Company, and Abbott

Title

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner

Chief Executive Officer, President

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Information Officer

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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