Tech Company Financing Transactions

Avedro Funding Round

Aperture Venture Partners, SCP Partners and Borealis Ventures participated in a $25 million Series C capital raise for Avedro. The funding round was announced on 7/7/2011.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Aperture Venture Partners (Lead Investor) (Eric Sillman)

SCP Partners (Lead Investor) (Jeffrey Dykan)

Borealis Ventures (Philip Ferneau)

De Novo Ventures (Joseph Mandato)

Flagship Pioneering (Douglas Cole)

Prism VentureWorks (Anthony Natale)

Proceeds Purpose
The company plans to use the proceeds to expand commercial operations of the Vedera and KXL Systems outside the United States, and to seek US FDA clearance.

Company Information

Company Status
Medical Devices & Instruments
Mailing Address
201 Jones Rd.
Waltham, MA 02451
Email Address
Avedro (Nasdaq: AVDR) is a pharmaceutical and medical device company advancing the science and technology of corneal cross-linking and refractive correction.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Reza Zadno
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Chief Financial Officer
Thomas Griffin
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Chief Marketing Officer
Rajesh Rajpal
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Vice President
Stephen Zolla
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VP - Engineering
Desmond Adler
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VP - Marketing
Dave Iannetta
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Grace Lytle
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Pamela Nelson
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