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OpGen Funding Round

OpGen closed a $17 million venture capital round on 3/7/2012. Investors included CHL Medical Partners, Cross Creek Capital and Harris & Harris Group.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

CHL Medical Partners (Ronald Lennox)

Cross Creek Capital

Harris & Harris Group (Misti Ushio)

Highland Capital Partners (Bijan Salehizadeh)

jVen Capital (Evan Jones)

Versant Ventures (Brian Atwood)

Proceeds Purpose
The proceeds from this financing will be used to accelerate the commercialization of OpGen's Argus Whole Genome Mapping System as well as its Genome-Builder tool suite for large genome sequencing assembly and data analysis.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
708 Quince Orchard Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Email Address
OpGen (NASDAQ: OPGN) is a leading provider of genetic analysis services and systems. The company's proprietary Optical Mapping system (see technology) is used by academic and commercial organizations worldwide for applications including comparative genomics and genome sequence assembly/validation.
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Chief Executive Officer
Oliver Schacht
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Chief Financial Officer
Timothy Dec
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Chief Marketing Officer
Faranak Atrzadeh
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Chief Operating Officer
Johannes Bacher
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VP - Bus. Development
Chris Emery
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Autumn Collasius
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