Tech Company Financing Transactions

Principia Biopharma Funding Round

Principia Biopharma secured a $12.5 million Series B financing round on 10/29/2012. Backers included Mission Bay Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures and New Leaf Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Mission Bay Capital (Lead Investor)

Morgenthaler Ventures (Lead Investor) (Nassim Usman)

New Leaf Venture Partners (Lead Investor) (Srini Akkaraju)

OrbiMed (Lead Investor) (Peter Thompson)

SR One Capital Management (Lead Investor) (Simeon George)

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from this most recent financing will be used to advance Principia's lead molecule towards the clinic and to develop additional programs enabled by the company's reversible covalent platform.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
400 East Jamie Ct. 302
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Email Address
Principia is committed to changing the drug development paradigm. The company's reversible covalent technology platform rapidly and reliably produces compounds with superior selectivity, enabling development of multiple product candidates with substantial commercial potential.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Martin Babler
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Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Chai
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Chief Medical Officer
Steve Gourlay
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Chief Scientific Officer
Jens Funk
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Vice President
Ken Brameld
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VP - Bus. Development
Roy Hardiman
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VP - Human Resources
Betsy Santos
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VP - Operations
Ann Neale
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VP - Operations
Stefani Wolff
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