Avoro Ventures adds Nayeem as partner

Sara Nayeem, formerly a partner with New Enterprise Associates, joins the biopharma venture fund.

Avoro Ventures announced last week that Dr. Sara Nayeem has joined the firm as a partner after 12 years with New Enterprise Associates. At NEA, Nayeem was most recently a partner, focused on the firm’s biopharma investment practice.

At New York-based Avoro, she will source and manage private market investments within the biotech sector for early- and late-stage companies.

Sara Nayeem

As previously reported by Venture Capital Journal, Nayeem sent an email to friend and colleagues earlier in the month announcing she was joining a hedge fund to invest in biopharma.

Source: Avoro Ventures announcement