ARCH Venture Partners

8755 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 1025, Chicago, IL 60631, United States
Investor type VC
Founded 1986
AUM $3 000 M
Location United States


ARCH invests primarily in companies co-founded with leading scientists and entrepreneurs, concentrating on bringing to market innovations in life sciences. They enjoy special recognition as a leader in the successful commercialization of technologies developed at academic research institutions and national laboratories.

ARCH has raised ten venture funds totaling over $3 billion and has invested in the earliest venture capital rounds for more than 150 companies. ARCH investors include major corporations, pension funds, endowment funds, financial institutions, and private investors.

Industry focus

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals

Investment preferences

Investment Ticket

$10-50 m

Investment Horizon

3-5 years

Investment Stage



Exit Strategy

Sale to strategic investor


Region focus

North America Europe Africa Asia


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