Dr. Naveed Siddiqi

Dr. Naveed Siddiqi

Partner at Phase4 Ventures

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Naveed is a former Partner at Phase4 Ventures, a healthcare focussed investment fund and his experience spans medicine, chartered accountancy, investment banking and late stage venture capital/growth equity. Before Phase4 Ventures, starting in 2000, he was part of a small initial founding group of investment professionals who helped to build a global healthcare investment business for Nomura with several hundred million dollars of invested capital. The group typically lead investments between $10 – $25 million initially with the potential of up to $40 million over the life of the investment, bringing in syndicate partners from leading venture and private equity firms. Generally, the investee companies were in the second or third institutional financing rounds. The team was an early pioneer in corporate spin-outs from pharmaceutical companies with several spin-outs successfully completed and syndicated from US and European based companies. Development stage products and services backed by Phase4 ventures are now generating aggregate revenues approaching $2 billion. Many of the investee companies were successfully listed on NASDAQ. Several investments backed by Phase4 ventures grew to become companies with over a billion dollars in market capitalization from being valued at under $100 million at the time of initial investment. Naveed has been a Board director for Paratek Pharmaceuticals and observed on several other Boards.