Lurie Investment Fund Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 28

  • Exits
  • 14


Lurie Investment Fund General Information

Company Description

Lurie Investment Fund was the venture capital arm of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Foundation. The firm typically invested in the biomedical community, mainly in medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics and services, nanotechnology and MEMS technology sectors.

Business Details

Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 2 North Riverside Plaza Street
  • Suite 1500
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

Lurie Investment Fund Investments & Acquisitions (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Knexus Research 06-Sep-2023 Merger/Acquisition Biotechnology Generating Revenue
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 21-Oct-2014 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Out of Business 0000000000 0000
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 01-Mar-2014 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Out of Business 0000000000 0000
NanoInk 06-Jan-2012 00000 00000 0000 Buildings and Property Out of Business
SeaStar Medical 04-Jan-2012 00000 00000 0000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 18-Feb-2011 00000 00000 000 Drug Discovery Out of Business 0000000000 0000
Discera 07-Jul-2010 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 07-Jul-2009 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Out of Business 0000000000 0000
HandyLab 04-Aug-2008 Later Stage VC 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
Aperion Biologics 24-Jun-2008 Later Stage VC 000.00 Therapeutic Devices Out of Business
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Lurie Investment Fund Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 10-Jan-2022 Out of Business
SeaStar Medical 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings 03-Jan-2018 0000000000
Aperion Biologics 01-Dec-2017 000 00 00000000
RenaMed Biologics 01-Aug-2014 0000000000: 000000
Optimer Pharmaceuticals 24-Oct-2013 000000000000000000 00000
Discera 09-Sep-2013 000000000000000000 00.00
CheckVideo 15-Apr-2013 0000000000
NanoInk 04-Apr-2013 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
HandyLab 19-Nov-2009 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Lurie Investment Fund Management, Team & Partners (9)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ann Lurie President, Treasurer & Board Member, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Foundation Chicago, IL
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