Tech Company Financing Transactions

PrimeraDx Funding Round

PrimeraDx closed a $21 million Series B funding round on 1/8/2008. Investors included Abingworth, Burrill & Company and MPM Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Abingworth (Lead Investor) (Vincent Miles)

Burrill & Company (Ann Hanham)

MPM Capital (Kazumi Shiosaki)

Proceeds Purpose
"Primera plans to use this financing to complete development of our instrument system, reagent kits for disease-specific clinical research, future diagnostic tests as well as support ongoing research and development efforts," said Martin L. Verhoef, President and Chief Executive Officer of Primera Biosystems, Inc.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Medical Devices & Instruments
Mailing Address
171 Forbes Blvd. 1000
Mansfield, MA 02048
Email Address
Primera is developing a proprietary gene expression analysis system, STAR (Scalable Transcription Analysis Routine) that combines into a single system the desirable features of both real-time PCR and DNA microarray technologies.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew McManus
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Chief Financial Officer
Ted Myles
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Chief Scientific Officer
Lilly Kong
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VP - Bus. Development
David Jackson
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VP - Engineering
David Heffelfinger
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Fayyaz Memon
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