Tech Company Financing Transactions

BioNano Genomics Funding Round

Legend Capital, Novartis Venture Fund and Federated Kaufmann Funds invested in a $53 million Series C capital raise for BioNano Genomics. The funding round closed on 11/21/2014.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Legend Capital (Lead Investor) (Darren Cai)

Novartis Venture Fund (Lead Investor) (Campbell Murray)

Federated Kaufmann Funds

Monashees Capital

Proceeds Purpose
The capital raised will be used to expand commercialization efforts to grow the installed base and utilization of BioNano's Irys™ platform and to develop the next generation platforms and technology innovations.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
9540 Towne Centre Dr. 100
San Diego, CA 92121
Email Address
BioNano Genomics Irys genome mapping system allows you to conduct unique studies, including structural variation detection, at the single molecule level.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Erik Holmlin
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Chief Financial Officer
Michael Ward
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Chief Operating Officer
Mark Borodkin
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VP - Bus. Development
Warren Robinson
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