Sustaining Western PA’s Life Sciences Economy

Supporting promising innovations in:

BIOTECHNOLOGY TOOLS

IMPROVE BIOTECH AND PHARMA DISCOVERY

EARLY AND FOLLOW-UP FUNDING
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DIAGNOSTICS

EXPLORE NATURE OF MEDICAL CONDITIONS

FUELING START-UP VENTURES
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HEALTHCARE IT

OPTIMIZING DATA ACQUISITION, STORAGE AND USE

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS
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MEDICAL DEVICES

CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT INSTRUMENTS TO TREAT AND CURE

ARRANGING INVESTOR INTRODUCTIONS
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THERAPEUTICS

BIOLOGICS AND CHEMICALS FOR THERAPEUTIC ACTION

TARGETED PRODUCT/SERVICES CONCENTRATIONS
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Where Breakthrough Ideas Realize Full Potential

Proven strategies for companies at every stage:

SEED

A JUST-CONCEIVED OR NEWLY FORMED COMPANY

CORE PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVICE
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EARLY STAGE

COMPANY WITH CORE MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT

POSITIVE CASH FLOW
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GROWTH

RECEIVED FINANCING AND GENERATING REVENUE

MARKET, PRODUCT, AND WORKFORCE EXPANSION
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MATURITY

PROFITABLE AND PUSHING FOR ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NEXT GENERATION AND GLOBAL MARKET SERVICES
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We All Know What’s in a Number

Since beginning operations in 2002 PLSG has generated:

Over
$20M

TOTAL IN COMMITTED INVESTMENTS

SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
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185+

INVESTMENTS IN 76 COMPANIES

CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMS
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Over
$1B

LEVERAGED ADDITIONAL CAPITAL FOR OUR REGION

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION
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$8.1M

FOR LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES THROUGH PLSG ACCELERATOR FUND

CAPITAL ACCELERATION
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