Tech Company Financing Transactions

Alector Funding Round

Alector, based in San Francisco, scored $32.3 million in funding from Merck Capital Ventures, GV and Mission Bay Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Merck Capital Ventures (Lead Investor) (Josh Resnick)

GV (Krishna Yeshwant)

Mission Bay Capital

OrbiMed (Carl Gordon)

Polaris Partners (Terry McGuire)

Topspin Partners

Proceeds Purpose
The proceeds from this financing will enable Alector to broaden its drug pipeline and to advance its most promising drug candidates towards clinical trials.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
131 Oyster Point Blvd. 600
San Francisco, CA 94080
Email Address
Alector (Nasdaq: ALEC) is combining state-of-the-art antibody technology and recent discoveries in neuroimmunolgy and human genetics to develop novel therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, and mechanistically related neurodegenerative disorders.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Tillman Gerngross
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Chief Executive Officer
Arnon Rosenthal
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Chief Financial Officer
Calvin Yu
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Chief Medical Officer
Robert Paul
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VP - Bus. Development
Robert King
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VP - Bus. Development
Sabah Oney
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VP - General Counsel
Stephanie Yonker
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VP - Human Resources
Clare Hunt
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VP - Manufacturing
Christian Simonsen
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VP - Operations
Omer Siddiqui
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VP - R & D
Hua Long
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