Our philosophy in financing the company has been to examine the most appropriate vehicles that provide us with the lowest cost capital needed to advance our programs. We believe that we have developed a prudent strategy that balances the needs to continue to fund operations and minimize shareholder dilution. Along the way, we have attracted highly seasoned biopharmaceutical investors committed to our vision to develop next generation immunotherapies.
Alta Partners is a leading venture capital firm in life sciences, funding over 145 companies in the industry since 1996. Our diverse and integrated team brings together a powerful depth of knowledge and experience, delivering tangible results for our companies and our investors.
San Francisco, CA
The Column Group is a leading venture capital firm dedicated to creating the next generation of biotechnology companies. The Column Group seeks to partner with exceptional scientific founders, entrepreneurs, executives and investment organizations that share our vision for building the next generation of drug discovery and development companies.
San Francisco, CA
Osage University Partners (“OUP”) is a venture capital fund that invests in university start-ups. OUP partners with high quality universities to serve as their coinvestment vehicle in start-ups that are licensing their technology.
Bala Cynwyd, PA
ProQuest Investments is a healthcare venture capital firm that invests in healthcare companies seeking financings ranging from seed to late-stage. Our portfolio reflects the rich diversity of the healthcare industry and exemplifies our commitment to fostering the growth of exceptional businesses.
Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures (SGBV), previously known as Genzyme Ventures, is a strategic fund that invests primarily in early-stage innovative companies in the core areas of interest of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and its subsidiary Genzyme. SGBV’s investments focus on rare diseases, oncology, vaccines and infectious diseases, and breakthrough therapies in other core areas of interest, as well as integrated care solutions.
Topspin Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm that looks to generate superior returns by partnering with management to build great companies. Topspin is an affiliate of Renaissance Technologies.
Roslyn Heights, NY
Versant Ventures is a leading venture capital firm that specializes in investments in game changing medical devices, biopharmaceuticals, and other life science opportunities. Founded in 1999, the firm consists of an experienced team of managing directors committed to helping entrepreneurs build successful companies that impact healthcare and improve quality of life.
Menlo Park, CA