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Life Sciences Venture Capital Funding Shrinks for Fourth Straight Quarter According to the MoneyTree Report
Date:8/15/2012

the second quarter, Biotechnology and medical devices each accounted for 10 percent of total funding. In comparison, during the first quarter of 2012, Biotechnology captured 14 percent of investment in the sector and Medical Devices accounted for 12 percent of the total.

Medical device investments remained flat in dollars quarter-over-quarter while the number of deals increased 11 percent during the same time period. With $700 million going into 84 deals in Q2, the Medical Device industry ranked behind Software and Industrial/Energy in dollars invested.

Biotechnology investing decreased by 17 percent in both dollars and deals compared to the prior quarter, with $697 million going into 90 deals in Q2 2012. Biotechnology also fell to fourth in terms of overall dollars invested, behind the Software industry, Industrial/Energy and Medical Devices. On a year-over-year basis, biotechnology investments decreased 52 percent with deals down 30 percent.

First-Time Financing

During the second quarter of 2012, 27 Life Sciences companies received venture capital funding for the first time, capturing $130 million. This represents a decrease of 46 percent in the number of companies and a 61 percent decrease in dollars invested compared to the second quarter of 2011. First-time deals in the Life Sciences sector fell to an average of $4.8 million in the second quarter of 2012 compared with an average deal size of $6.7 million in the second quarter of 2011.

Funding by Sub-segment

Two of the seven Biotechnology sub-segments exhibited growth in the second quarter of 2012 compared to the second quarter of 2011. The Biosensors and Biotech Equipment sub-segments both saw increases in funding, rising to $6 million and $53 million, respectively. Funding for all other
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