Tech Company Financing Transactions

Cerecor Funding Round

Cerecor, based in Rockville, raised $16.3 million in funding from New Enterprise Associates, Apple Tree Partners and MPM Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Venture Equity
Series B

New Enterprise Associates (Lead Investor) (James Barrett)

Apple Tree Partners (Behshad Sheldon)

MPM Capital (Luke Evnin)

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from the round will support the development of Cerecor's lead product candidate CERC-301, a first-in-class, oral, selective NR2B inhibitor in Phase 2 development as a once-a-day adjunctive therapy for severe MDD (major depressive disorder) with a rapid onset of action, and its catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor platform for various conditions characterized by impairment of executive function and working memory.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
540 Gaither Rd. 400
Rockville, MD 20850
Email Address
Not Recorded
Cerecor Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with the goal of becoming a leader in the development of innovative drugs that make a difference in the lives of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Management Team

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Chief Financial Officer
Joseph Miller
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Chief Scientific Officer
Perry Calias
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VP - Bus. Development
James Harrell
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