Tech Company Financing Transactions

Zogenix Funding Round

Chicago Growth Partners participated in a $20 million Series B capital raise for Zogenix. The round closed on 12/7/2009.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Chicago Growth Partners (Arda Minocherhomjee)

Proceeds Purpose
The capital primarily will be used to fully support the launch of SUMAVEL(TM) DosePro(TM) (sumatriptan injection) needle-free delivery system, the company's first product, that will launch in January 2010. Zogenix is also advancing its product pipeline and is actively engaged in efforts to out-license the unique, needle-free DosePro technology to other biopharmaceutical companies.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
5858 Horton St. 455
Emeryville, CA 94608
Email Address
Zogenix (NASDAQ: ZGNX) is a specialty pharmaceutical company whose goal is to uniquely enhance and differentiate medicines by incorporating innovative technologies in an effort to relieve suffering in people with CNS and pain disorders.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Farr
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Chief Financial Officer
Michael Smith
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Chief Medical Officer
Bradley Galer
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VP - Bus. Development
Gail Farfel
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VP - Bus. Development
Ashish Sagrolikar
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