Biomatics Capital is seeking to raise a $150 million fund, according to an SEC filing.
A venture-capital firm started by two executives with close ties to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking to raise a $150 million fund.
Biomatics Capital Partners is led by Boris Nikolic, a former science and technology adviser for Bill Gates, and Julie Sunderland, who is the director of program-related investments at the Gates Foundation.
Biomatics has not yet raised any of the fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The venture firm, which has a limited online presence, has so far made one investment, according to Crunchbase.
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Biomatics participated in a $12.25 million round raised by AiCure, a New York startup that tracks whether patients are taking their medications. New Leaf Venture Partners led the round.
Biomatics filed its intent to raise the venture fund, which would likely be used to invest in science and technology companies, on Monday.