Tech Company Financing Transactions

Proteolix Funding Round

On 9/8/2008, Proteolix raised $79 million in Series C investment from Nomura Phase4 Ventures, Advanced Technology Ventures and Delphi Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Nomura Phase4 Ventures (Lead Investor) (Denise Pollard-Knight)

Advanced Technology Ventures (Jean George)

Delphi Ventures (Deepa Pakianathan)

Latterell Venture Partners

The Vertical Group (Jack Lasersohn)

U.S. Venture Partners (Jonathan Root)

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from the financing will primarily support the completion of the company's ongoing Phase 2 clinical trials of carfilzomib, and the advancement of this anti-cancer therapeutic into Phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Proteolix will also use the funds to advance candidates in the company's earlier stage pipeline of proteasome inhibitors.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
333 Allerton Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Email Address
Proteolix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and marketing pharmaceutical products that target the proteasome and the control of protein turnover in cells. The company's focus is on the treatment of cancer, inflammatory disease, and autoimmunity.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Medical Officer
Michael Kauffman
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Executive Vice President
Thomas Kassberg
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Vice President
Mark Bennett
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Vice President
Christopher Molineaux
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VP - Finance
Craig Parker
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Albert Kraus
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