By Lucy Parkinson, Senior Research Manager, LSN
This February, LSN's research staff in Boston has seen not only a lot of snowfall, but also a lot of mandates. We spoke with a total of 79 investors during this short, snowy month. As Figure 1 demonstrates, we had conversations with every type of life science investor that LSN tracks:
These investors are also diverse geographically; although most are based in the U.S., we also spoke to investors in 12 other countries around the world. Fourteen of these investors are based in Asia, a region often untapped by entrepreneurs located outside of it; LSN has discovered through our mandate interviews that most Asia-based life science investors are looking beyond the region for investment opportunities...