Tech Company Financing Transactions

Plexxikon Funding Round

Plexxikon, based in Berkeley, secured $15 million from Advanced Technology Ventures, Alta Partners and GIMV.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
"Plexxikon's recent financing will fund accelerated clinical development plans for our PPAR pan-agonist compound and support the generation of Phase I/IIa data for PLX204 in 2005-an important milestone for the company," said Kathleen Sereda Glaub, president and chief financial officer of Plexxikon.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
91 Bolivar Drive
Berkeley, CA 94710
Email Address
Plexxikon is a leader in the discovery and development of novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals. The company has utilized its proprietary discovery platform to successfully develop a portfolio of clinical and preclinical stage programs in a number of therapeutic areas, including metabolic disease, oncology, inflammation, CNS and cardiovascular disease.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Peter Hirth
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Chief Medical Officer
Keith Nolop
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Kathleen Glaub
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Vice President
Gideon Bollag
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Vice President
Prabha Ibrahim
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Vice President
Gary Visor
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