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Sofinnova Capital VI, 1/2010 €260M
Sofinnova Capital V, 2/2005 $385M
Sofinnova Capital IV, 4/2001 $330M


Paris, FRA
17 Rue de Surène
Paris, 75008, FRA


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Sofinnova Partners

Sofinnova Partners is an independent venture capital firm based in Paris, France. For over 35 years, the firm has backed nearly 500 companies at different stages of development – pure creations, spin-offs, as well as turnaround situations – and worked alongside Europe’s key entrepreneurs in the technology, life sciences and cleantech sectors. With €1.1 billion of funds under management, Sofinnova Partners’ experienced team and hands-on approach in building portfolio companies through to exit have created market leaders, from landmark historical investments including Genentech, Actelion and Vistaprint to more recent successes such as CoreValve, Novexel and Fovea. With a global mindset, the firm has a sister organization in San Francisco, California.

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Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
RefleXion Medical 4/2014Series A$11.6M3
Crescendo Biologics 4/2014Series A£2M4
Inotrem 3/2014Series A€18M2
Shockwave Medical 1/2014Series A$12.5M1
Crescendo Biologics 12/2013Series A£17.5M3
Green Biologics 12/2013Series B£15.4M5
CelluComp 11/2013Seed£2.4M3
Pixium Vision 11/2013Series A€15M5
MISSION Therapeutics 11/2013Series B£20M4
Hookipa Biotech 11/2013Series B€20M5
Synthace 9/2013Seed$2M3
Synthace 9/2013Seed£1.3M1
Auris Medical 4/2013Series C$50.6M2
MedDay 4/2013Series A€8M1
Aledia 4/2013Series A€10M4
MetGen 2/2013Venture Round€2.2M3
Entourage Medical Technologies 2/2013Venture Round$3.25M2
BioAmber 2/2012Series C$30M2
NuCana BioMed 11/2011Series A£6.74M3
Hookipa Biotech 10/2011Series A€7M2
Creabilis 10/2011Series B$20M2
MISSION Therapeutics 8/2011Venture Round$10M4
Omthera Pharmaceuticals 3/2011Series B$33.9M2
ASSIA 10/2010Series D$20.8M9
Bee Ware 9/2010Series B€4.3M2
QuesCom 6/2010Venture Round$2.99M6
MXP4 4/2010Series C$4M3
Omthera Pharmaceuticals 3/2010Series A$6.5M1
OpenERP 2/2010Series A€3M1
DNP Green Technology 1/2010Series A$12M6
Sensitive Object 12/2009Series B$6.04M2
Flexion Therapeutics 10/2009Series A$33M3
blueKiwi 6/2009Series B$7M2
MXP4 5/2009Venture Round$2.7M2
Streamezzo 5/2009Series D$5.45M6
Neosens 3/2009Series B$5.32M5
GlycoVaxyn 3/2009Series B$21.3M3
mydeco 8/2008Series A£7.35M5
Qosmos 4/2008Series C$10.9M3
Mobile Digital Media 3/2008Venture Round$2M2
Filao 3/2008Venture Round$2M2
Laszlo Systems 3/2008Series C$14.6M4
CrestaTech 1/2008Series A$5M2
Streamezzo 12/2007Series C$22M7
Inside Secure. 12/2007Series C$44.4M11
VoluBill 9/2007Series D$14.8M6
Purple Labs 9/2007Series A$12.7M3
blueKiwi Software 6/2007Series A$5.41M1
Sequoia Pharmaceuticals 1/2007Series C$35M5
Movetis 1/2007Series A€49M7
blueKiwi 1/2007Series A$5.3M1
MXP4 1/2007Venture Round$6.3M2
Inside Secure. 9/2006Venture Round$25M7
Qosmos 9/2006Series B€3.2M1
Accent 7/2006Venture Round€10.6M2
GlycoVaxyn 7/2006Venture Round$817k2
Crocus Technology 6/2006Series A€13.5M5
Varioptic 4/2006Series C€16.4M5
Streamezzo 4/2006Series B$18.1M7
Lectus Therapeutics 2/2006Series A£8.2M4
Filao 7/2005Venture Round$4.28M2
Sefas Innovation 5/2005Venture Round$3.76M4
Bee Ware 5/2005Series A$3.79M1
Laszlo Systems 4/2005Series B$6.25M3
Sequoia Pharmaceuticals 3/2005Series B$22M4
Filao 3/2005Venture Round$4.62M1
VoluBill 1/2005Series C$14.4M5
CrestaTech 1/2005Angel$1.5M1



  1. France, Sofinnova Partners Closes $260M Venture Capital Fund ( [edit]
  2. Sofinnova Partners Closes Fifth Fund at €385 Million ( [edit]
  3. Sofinnova Partners raises EUR 330 million for its new fund ( [edit]
  4. Sofinnova Partners Completes Exit to Tyco Electronics Ltd. ( [edit]
    Sofinnova Partners Invests €2.3 million in Prestige Mobile Innovator - Celsius X VI II ( [edit]
    Sofinnova exits Ethical Oncology Science in $420m deal ( [edit]
  5. RefleXion Medical Raises $11.6M Series A Funding ( [edit]
  6. Crescendo Biologics Raises Further £2M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  7. Inotrem SA: Inotrem Raises EUR18 million to Develop Innovative Sepsis Treatments in a Series A Financing Co-led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners and Sofinnova Partners ( [edit]
  8. Shockwave Medical Raises $12.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  9. Crescendo Biologics Raises £17.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  10. Green Biologics Raises £15.4M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  11. CelluComp Completes £2.4 Million Financing ( [edit]
  12. Pixium Vision Raises €15M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  13. Imperial Innovations Group plc : MISSION Therapeutics receives £20m Series B funding ( [edit]
  14. Hookipa Biotech Raises €20M in Series B Equity Financing ( [edit]
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  16. Synthace Raises £1.3M ( [edit]
  17. Swiss biotech raises $50.6M to further hearing-loss drugs ( [edit]
  18. MedDay Raises €8M in Funding ( [edit]
  19. Aledia Raises €10M in First Financing ( [edit]
  20. MetGen Raises €2.2M in Funding ( [edit]
  21. Stealthy Entourage Medical raises $3.25M ( [edit]
  22. BioAmber Completes $30M Series C Financing ( [edit]
  23. NuCana BioMed Closes £6.74M Series A Venture Funding ( [edit]
  24. Hookipa Biotech Closes €7 million Series A Financing led by Sofinnova Partners ( [edit]
  25. Creabilis Raises €15.0M ($20M) in Series B Fundraising Round ( [edit]
  26. MissionTherapeutics Ltd Raises $10 Million, Eyes Rapid Growth ( [edit]
  27. Omthera rounds up $34M in Series B, adds David Mott to board ( [edit]
  29. Bee Ware réalise un nouveau tour de financement de 4,3 M Euros auprès de Amundi et Sofinnova ( [edit]
  30. EDGAR [edit]
  31. MXP4 Closes $4 Million Investment Round ( [edit]
  32. Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Series A $6.5M ( [edit]
  33. OpenERP raises 3 million euros ( [edit]
  34. DNP Green Technology, Inc.: Series A $12M ( [edit]
  35. Motorola Invests in Sensitive Object ( [edit]
  36. Flexion garners $33M in Series A ( [edit]
  37. Cap Report Index [edit]
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  39. Streamezzo Raises EUR4M in Investment Round and Welcomes Innovacom as New Investor ( [edit]
  40. Neosens Closes A Second Funding Round of € 4M ( [edit]
  41. GlycoVaxyn AG Raises CHF 25 Million in Financing Led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners ( [edit]
  42. mydeco secures significant investment to fund international launch ( [edit]
  43. Mobile Search Outfit Taptu Raises $10 Million ( [edit]
  44. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  45. EDGAR [edit]
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  47. Cresta Technologies ( [edit]
  48. Streamezzo Secures Over US$22 Million In Round C Financing From New And Existing Investors Bringing Total Investment To US$48 Million ( [edit]
  49. Nokia Growth Partners leads Series C investment round in INSIDE Contactless ( [edit]
  50. Volubill raise 10.5 Million Euros to fund aggressive growth strategy ( [edit]
  51. EDGAR [edit]
  52. EDGAR [edit]
  53. Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Raises $35M In Series C Financing ( [edit]
  54. MOVETIS NV Closes 49 Million EUR Series A Financing Round ( [edit]
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  57. INSIDE Contactless Secures $25 Million in New Funding ( [edit]
  58. QoSMOS Announces Financing of 3.2 Million Euros ( [edit]
  59. Sofinnova Partners annonces investment in Accent ( [edit]
  60. EDGAR [edit]
  61. Crocus Technology lève 13,5 millions d’euros ( [edit]
  62. Varioptic Secures Euros 16.4 million (USD 20m) in Third Round of Financing ( [edit]
  63. EDGAR [edit]
  64. Lectus Therapeutics closes Series A funding round raising £8.2 million ( [edit]
  65. EDGAR [edit]
  66. EDGAR [edit]
  67. EDGAR [edit]
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  69. Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Secures Funding to Test its Unique AIDS Drug ( [edit]
  70. EDGAR [edit]
  71. EDGAR [edit]
  72. Citation Needed [add]
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