Tech Company Financing Transactions

Imara Inc. Funding Round

On 3/19/2019, Imara Inc. secured $63 million in Series B investment from Arix Bioscience, OrbiMed and Alexandria Venture Investments.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from the investment will be used to advance the company's lead program with IMR-687, currently in a multi-national Phase 2a clinical trial, into later-stage clinical trials, fund development of IMR-687 as a potential treatment for thalassemia, and expand the company's pipeline.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
700 Technology Sq. 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
Email Address
Imara Inc. (Nasdaq: IMRA), is dedicated to developing novel therapeutics for people living with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies. Sickle cell disease is a rare, genetic blood disease that causes red blood cells to sickle and become damaged, activating immune cells and blocking blood flow in capillaries, injuring many organs and causing daily pain.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Rahul Ballal
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Chief Medical Officer
ShiYin Foo
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Kevin Johnson
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