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HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals Funding Round

On 3/12/2012, HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals received $13 million in Series B funding from Aberdare Ventures, De Novo Ventures and Forward Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Aberdare Ventures (Naheed Misfeldt)

De Novo Ventures (Fred Dotzler)

Forward Ventures (Ivor Royston)

Latterell Venture Partners (James Woody)

Lilly Ventures (Armen Shanafelt)

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from the financing will be used to fund a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2b clinical study evaluating lead product candidate HQK-1001 in patients with sickle cell disease. The Company believes this financing, combined with existing cash balances, will be sufficient to allow completion of the Phase 2b trial and to fund operations through early 2014.

Company Information

Company Status
Out of Business
Mailing Address
11995 El Camino Real 302
San Diego, CA 92130
Email Address
HemaQuest is a company developing proprietary small molecule therapeutics to treat serious blood disorders.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
John Longenecker
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Chief Financial Officer
Tamara Seymour
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Chief Medical Officer
Richard Ghalie
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