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Abingworth (company)

Abingworth (company)

Abingworth is a venture capital firm investing in seed-stage life sciences startups.

Abingworth is a venture capital firm founded in 1973. The firm's headquarters is located in London, United Kingdom, with additional offices in the United States at San Francisco and Boston. As of October 2019, Abingworth has sold off its ownership in 134 companies and is currently managing a portfolio of 25 companies.



Abingworth focuses on funding companies based in Europe and the United States. Sector-wise, Abingworth provides funding for companies in the life sciences industry, with a specific interest in fields such as biotherapeutics, small molecules, nucleic acid therapeutics, and vaccines. For each company, the firm allocates an investment total at a range of $15-$30 million.

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Funded Companies

22 Results
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Labcyte is a global biotechnology tools company headquartered in San Jose, California, that develops tools for liquid handling.

A company focused on development of products to treat central nervous system disorders, pain and rare diseases

A company developing therapies for psychological and neurological illnesses

A company focused on the discovery and development of treatments for rare inherited diseases.

A company developing RNA-based therapeutics for genetic disorders, infections and cancer

Biotechnology company

A biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule drugs for asthma, chronic allergy and inflammatory conditions

Personalis is a Menlo Park, California-based company.

Gynesonics is a Redwood City, California-based healthcare company.

VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals is a Malvern, Pennsylvania-based company.

NousCom is a Switzerland-based company.

Chiasma Pharma is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based company.

SutroVax is a Foster City, California-based company.

Attenua is a Mountain View, California-based company.

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Alex Asquith

Counsel



Andrew Sinclair

Partner, Portfolio Manager



Bali Muralidhar

Partner



Brian Gallagher

Partner



Genghis Lloyd-Harris

Managing Partner



Jackie Grant

Principal



James Abell

Partner and CFO



John Heard

Partner and General Counsel



Ken Haas

Partner



Kurt von Emster

Managing Partner



Sarah Shackelton

Partner, Marketing and Talent



Shelley Chu

Partner



Tim Haines

Chairman & Managing Partner



Vincent Miles

Partner



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