Tech Company Financing Transactions

Spero Therapeutics Funding Round

Atlas Venture, Lundbeckfond Ventures and Merck Capital Ventures participated in a $30 million funding round for Spero Therapeutics. The round was announced on 2/2/2016.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Atlas Venture (Jean-Francois Formela)

Lundbeckfond Ventures (Casper Breum)

Merck Capital Ventures (John Resnick)

Partners Innovation Fund (Reza Halse)

SR One Capital Management (Vikas Goyal)

The Kraft Group

Proceeds Purpose
All six of the previous investors in Spero Therapeutics joined in the Series B round announced today, which will help the startup work toward human trials of what it calls its Potentiator Platform, intended to make existing anti-infective medications more effective in fighting bacteria.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
675 Massachusetts Ave. 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
Email Address
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Spero Therapeutics' (Nasdaq: SPRO) vision is to find, develop, and advance groundbreaking therapeutics to meet critical patient needs in infectious disease using a unique business and drug discovery model. Spero Therapeutics is developing first in class therapeutics for treatment of Gram-negative infections.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Ankit Mahadevia
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Chief Financial Officer
Joel Sendek
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Chief Medical Officer
David Melnick
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Chief Operating Officer
Cristina Larkin
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Chief Scientific Officer
Thomas Parr
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VP - Bus. Development
Timothy Keutzer
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VP - Bus. Development
Scott Peterson
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VP - Finance
Steve Garbacz
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VP - R & D
Troy Lister
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Carol Waldo
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