Tech Company Financing Transactions

Metacrine Funding Round

Metacrine secured a $22 million Series B funding round on 12/8/2017. Investors included New Enterprise Associates, Alexandria Venture Investments and Arch Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

New Enterprise Associates (Lead Investor) (Carol Gallagher)

Alexandria Venture Investments

Arch Venture Partners (Kristina Burow)

Polaris Partners (Amir Nashat)

venBio (Robert Adelman)

Proceeds Purpose
With the new financing, Metacrine has raised approximately $60M since it began operations in early 2015.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
3985 Sorrento Valley Blvd. C
San Diego, CA 92121
Email Address
Metacrine (Nasdaq: MTCR) is a biotech company founded in 2015 on technology licensed from the laboratory of Dr. Ronald Evans, a world leader in nuclear hormone receptors and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at the Salk Institute.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Preston Klassen
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Chief Financial Officer
Trisha Millican
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Vice President
Nicholas Smith
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VP - Operations
Eric Bischoff
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