News Apr 13, 2022 Versant Ventures Launches Cimeio Therapeutics with $50 Million Series A Apr 13, 2022 LENZ Therapeutics and JIXING Announce an Exclusive Greater China License Agreement; RTW to Invest in LENZ Therapeutics Oct 14, 2021 Tentarix Biotherapeutics Emerges with $50 Million Series A Sep 21, 2021 858 Therapeutics Launches with Proven Team and $60 Million Series A Financing Sep 09, 2021 iECURE Launches With $50 Million Series A Financing to Develop In Vivo Gene Insertion Approaches for Devastating Diseases Sep 09, 2021 Lycia Therapeutics Announces $70 Million Series B Financing Led by Redmile Group with Participation from Founding Investor Versant Ventures Aug 25, 2021 Lilly and Lycia Therapeutics Enter into Strategic Collaboration to Discover and Develop Novel Lysosomal Targeting Chimera (LYTAC) Degraders Aug 05, 2021 Versant Ventures Announces Acquisition of Portfolio Company Vividion Therapeutics Jun 17, 2021 LENZ Therapeutics Debuts With $47 Million Series A Financing Jun 15, 2021 RayzeBio Secures $108 Million Series C Financing to Drive Forward Its Pipeline of Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer Jun 15, 2021 CRISPR Therapeutics and Capsida Biotherapeutics Announce Strategic Collaboration to Develop Gene-Edited Therapies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Friedreich’s Ataxia Jun 10, 2021 Bright Peak Therapeutics Announces $107 Million Series B Financing and Expanded Board of Directors Jun 03, 2021 Stablix Therapeutics Launches with $63 Million Series A Financing Apr 29, 2021 Capsida Biotherapeutics Debuts with $140 Million of Capital Apr 21, 2021 Versant Ventures Raises $950 Million Across Three Vehicles Mar 03, 2021 Century Therapeutics Completes $160 Million Series C Financing to Accelerate Development of iPSC-derived Cell Therapy Pipeline Feb 24, 2021 Vividion Announces $135 Million Series C Financing to Fuel Broad Pipeline of Precision Oncology and Immunology Programs Feb 11, 2021 Pipeline Therapeutics Completes $80 Million Series C Financing Dec 08, 2020 RayzeBio Completes $105M Series B Financing to Advance Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer Oct 14, 2020 RayzeBio Launches with $45 Million Series A to Advance Portfolio of Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer Therapeutics Sep 16, 2020 Graphite Bio Launches with $45 Million Series A Financing Aug 06, 2020 T-knife Completes €66 Million Series A Financing to Develop Next-Generation T-Cell Therapies Aug 05, 2020 Versant Ventures Launches Matterhorn Biosciences Jul 28, 2020 Versant Ventures Launches Bright Peak Therapeutics Jun 09, 2020 Versant Ventures Launches Lycia Therapeutics with $50 Million May 26, 2020 Monte Rosa Therapeutics Discloses $32.5 Million Financing May 06, 2020 Ventus Therapeutics Launches with $60 Million Series A Mar 10, 2020 Versant Ventures Strengthens Global Team and Discovery Engine Infrastructure Jan 29, 2020 Versant Ventures Announces Successful IPO by Black Diamond Therapeutics Dec 18, 2019 Pipeline Therapeutics Completes $30 Million Series B Financing Sep 04, 2019 Versant Ventures Enables Launch of Vensana Capital to Focus on Medtech Sector Sep 04, 2019 Repare Therapeutics Announces US$82.5 Million Series B Financing Sep 04, 2019 Passage Bio Closes $110 Million Series B Financing Aug 22, 2019 Chinook Therapeutics Raises $65 Million Series A Financing to Advance Precision Medicines for Kidney Diseases Aug 08, 2019 Versant Ventures Announces Acquisition of Cell Therapy Company BlueRock Therapeutics Jul 01, 2019 Century Therapeutics Launches With USD 250M Financing for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Allogeneic Cell Therapy Platform Jun 19, 2019 Akero Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering May 16, 2019 Tempest Therapeutics Starts Phase I/Ib Clinical Trial with First-in-Class PPAR Alpha Antagonist May 08, 2019 Pfizer Acquires Clinical-Stage Biotech Therachon Apr 30, 2019 Vividion Therapeutics Announces Oversubscribed $82 Million Series B Financing Feb 14, 2019 Passage Bio Launches with $115.5 Million Series A to Develop AAV-Delivered Therapeutics to Treat Rare Monogenic CNS Diseases Jan 09, 2019 Black Diamond Therapeutics Closes $85 Million Series B Financing Dec 17, 2018 Versant Ventures Raises USD100 Million Canadian Fund Dec 17, 2018 Versant Ventures Raises $700 Million Dec 12, 2018 Akero Therapeutics Announces $70 Million in New Financing to Advance Therapeutic Pipeline for NASH, Serious Metabolic Diseases Dec 11, 2018 Versant Ventures Launches Black Diamond Therapeutics Nov 27, 2018 Genentech Acquires Jecure Therapeutics Nov 13, 2018 Tempest Therapeutics Reports Proof of Mechanism Data for First-in-Class PPAR Alpha Antagonist Oct 31, 2018 Ophthotech Expands Innovative Retinal Disease Pipeline with Acquisition of Versant Ventures’ Inception 4 Oct 10, 2018 Gotham Therapeutics Launches with $54 Million Series A Sep 12, 2018 MPM Capital and Versant Ventures Launch CODA Biotherapeutics to Accelerate Development of Chemogenetic Gene Therapy Platform Sep 11, 2018 Andrew Cheng, MD, PhD Joins Akero Therapeutics as President and Chief Executive Officer Sep 04, 2018 Tempest Therapeutics Names Dr. Ginna Laport CMO Jun 25, 2018 Akero Therapeutics Closes $65 Million Series A Financing to Advance New Treatments for Serious Metabolic Diseases May 23, 2018 Lava Therapeutics Raises EUR 16 Million to Advance Bispecific Gamma-Delta T Cell Engager Platform Apr 12, 2018 Enterprise Therapeutics Raises £29 Million ($41 Million USD) Funding Apr 04, 2018 Inception Neuroscience Program Acquired by Roche Mar 28, 2018 Tempest Therapeutics Closes $70 Million Series B Financing Mar 05, 2018 Vividion Therapeutics Announces Strategic Research Collaboration with Celgene Corporation to Discover Therapies Against Transformative, First-in-Class Targets Feb 27, 2018 Quentis Therapeutics Debuts with $48 Million Series A Financing to Advance First-in-Class Immunotherapies Targeting Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response Pathways Jan 18, 2018 Pandion Therapeutics Announces $58 Million Series A Financing to Advance Tissue-Specific Immune Modulator Drugs for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases Dec 14, 2017 Jnana Therapeutics Launches With $50 Million Series A Nov 13, 2017 NousCom's Neoantigen-based Vaccine Synergizes With NKTR-214 to Cure Established Tumors in Preclinical Model Nov 09, 2017 Northern Biologics Announces CEO Transition Nov 07, 2017 Versant, NEA Back Oyster Point Pharma Nov 06, 2017 NousCom Raises €42 Million Series B Financing Sep 26, 2017 FierceBiotech Names Repare Therapeutics as One of Its “Fierce 15” Biotech Companies of 2017 Sep 26, 2017 FierceBiotech Names Gritstone Oncology as a "Fierce 15" Biotechnology Company of 2017 Sep 07, 2017 Gritstone Oncology Secures $92.7 Million In Series B Financing Jul 25, 2017 VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals Raises $42 Million Series B Jun 22, 2017 Repare Raises US$68M Series A Feb 28, 2017 CRISPR Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of Jon Terrett, Ph.D. to Head of Immuno-Oncology Research and Translation Feb 15, 2017 Versant Ventures Launches Jecure Therapeutics Feb 07, 2017 Flexion Therapeutics Announces New Drug Application for Zilretta™ (FX006) Accepted by U.S. Food and Drug Administration Feb 02, 2017 Tarveda Therapeutics Raises $30 Million in Series D Financing to Advance Pentarin Miniaturized Drug Conjugates Feb 02, 2017 Vividion Therapeutics, Inc., Launches With $50 Million Series A Financing Jan 05, 2017 Versant Ventures Strengthens Global Team to Launch New $400M Fund Jan 03, 2017 Versant Ventures Closes Sixth Healthcare Fund Dec 19, 2016 Versant Ventures Announces Milestone with Recent Northern Biologics and BlueRock Therapeutics Deals Dec 19, 2016 Northern Biologics, Mosaic Biomedicals Execute Transformative Deal Dec 12, 2016 Bayer and Versant Ventures Join Forces to Launch Stem Cell Therapy Company BlueRock Therapeutics with USD 225 Million Series A Financing Nov 02, 2016 Versant Ventures Portfolio Company Turnstone Biologics completes CAD$55.3 million Series B Sep 26, 2016 Nouscom Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and Strengthens the Board of Directors
Nouscom, an oncology company developing patient specific cancer vaccines based on a clinically validated genetic vaccine platform, today announced the appointment of Dr Marina Udier Blagovic as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Apr 12, 2016 Versant Ventures Strengthens Global Team
Announces Investment Team Promotions and Additions; New Discovery Engine
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