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Ra Pharmaceuticals Funding Round

Lightstone Ventures, Novo Ventures and RA Capital participated in a $58.5 million Series B funding round for Ra Pharmaceuticals. The financing round was recorded on 7/23/2015.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Lightstone Ventures (Lead Investor)

Novo Ventures (Lead Investor) (Peter Bisgaard)

RA Capital (Lead Investor) (Rajeev Shah)

Amgen Ventures

Limulus Venture Partners

Morgenthaler Ventures

New Enterprise Associates (Edward Mathers)

Novartis Venture Fund (Markus Goebel)

Rock Springs Capital

Proceeds Purpose
The proceeds of the financing will be used to generate human proof of concept data for its lead molecule, RA101495, in multiple indications.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
87 Cambridge Park Dr.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Email Address
Ra Pharmaceuticals is developing Cyclomimetics, a new drug class with the diversity and specificity of antibodies, coupled with the many benefits of small molecules. Ra Pharma's peptide-like molecules are highly-stable, synthetic products with chemical structures that offer intrinsic cell permeability.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Doug Treco
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Chief Financial Officer
David Lubner
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Chief Medical Officer
Ramin Farzaneh-Far
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Chief Scientific Officer
Simon Read
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VP - R & D
Alonso Ricardo
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