SDL Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 2

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 41

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 23

Exits

SDL Ventures General Information

Description

Founded in 2003, SDL Capital is a private equity firm with a venture capital arm SDL Ventures headquartered in Los Altos, California. The firm focuses on early-stage investments. The firm prefers to invest in companies operating in the optical technology, communication, green technology, internet, biotechnology, healthcare, and medical solution sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
2003
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
PE/Buyout
Primary Office
  • 4984 El Camino Real
  • Suite 230
  • Los Altos, CA 94022
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

SDL Ventures Investments & Acquisitions (41)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SelectION 08-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 00.000 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1 000000 0000000 00.0
000000 000000000 27-Jan-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000000 30-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1 000000 0000000 00.0
0 000000 000000000 30-Jan-2018 0000000 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000000 00000000 15-Dec-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000 000 18-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Delivery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000000 24-Mar-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
0000000000 0000000 12-Nov-2015 00000 00000 000 Biotechnology Pre-Clinical Trials
RetroSense Therapeutics 09-Jan-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Biotechnology Pre-Clinical Trials
Sparkle Clean Tech 18-Nov-2014 Later Stage VC 00000 Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue
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SDL Ventures Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Retrotope 21-Mar-2022 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
000000 000000000 05-Feb-2021 000 0000
00000000 000000000 28-Jun-2019 000000 0000000000 0000
000000000 00000000 07-Jun-2019 0000000 000000
0000 0000000000 17-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 0000
0000 0000 01-Jan-2018 0000000000: 000000
0000000 17-May-2017 000000000000000000 00000
0000 000000 01-Apr-2017 000000000000000000
RetroSense Therapeutics 06-Sep-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00000
TherMark 25-Feb-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
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SDL Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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SDL Ventures Team (3)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Donald Scifres Ph.D Founder, Chairman, SDL Capital & Managing Director, SDL Ventures 0 0 Los Altos, CA
Michael Foster Vice President & Partner 0 Los Altos, CA
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SDL Ventures Co-Investors (2)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Global Source Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mey Capital Matrix 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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