Alta Partners is a venture capital firm in San Francisco, California that invests in life science companies. Founded by Garrett Gruener, Guy P. Nohra, and Jean Deleage, it has funded over 130 companies in the industry since 1996. It invests in debt, private equity, early and late stage ventures, specifically in Series A, Series B, and post-IPO equity. Its portfolio companies include EGenesis, Qihan Biotech, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Chimerix and Evofem Biosciences.
The company focuses on early-stage investing in life sciences, information technology and communications. Alta Partners has raised over $2.0 billion in capital and has invested $1.8 billion in over 150 life sciences companies.
A company developing treatments for pain, inflammation and pruritus
A Cambridge, MA - based startup that uses gene editing tech for xenotransplantation procedures in the medical industry.
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals is a publicly held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecular therapeutics.
Kiadis Pharma is a biotechnology company developing stem cell regenerative medicine treatments for blood cancers and blood disorders.
Nanomix is a Emeryville, California-based medical diagnostics company developing mobile point-of-care diagnostic tools.
A company focused on delivering cure for cancer using engineered T cell therapy
Formerly BioMedicines, Intarcia Therapeutics is an American biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for diseases with long-term treatment requirements.
Sanarus Technologies is a medical device company that develops and markets minimally-invasive, office-based breast care diagnosis and treatment solutions to patients and physicians.
A biopharmaceutiical company discovering, developing and manufacturing therapeutics for the treatment of canccer
A biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders
nCircle Network Security is a security company founded by Kanen Flowers.
Pathwork Diagnostics is a Redwood City, California-based molecular diagnostics for oncology company founded by Glenda G. Anderson.
Tacit Software, acquired by Oracle, is a company using a productivity tool called illumio to monitor news, blogs, and wikis for knowledge sharing.
A pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercializtion of antibacterials for the treatment of infections
A company developing ion trap therapies to treat hyperkalemia and liver diseases
A company that develops molecular imaging agents to detect and monitor chronic human diseases
A biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of metabolic disorders such as obesity
A company developing antiviral medicines for the treatment of diseases
Esperion Therapeutics is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company.
A biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule, antiviral drug treatments for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, neuropathic pain, liver diseases and cancer
An immunotherapy company developing approaches to enable the body's immune system to fight against diseases
A company focused on discovery and development of protein biologics for human therapeutics to treat rare diseases
A biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for medical needs such as analgesic to treat moderate-to-severe acute pain
A company that develops therapeutic oral medicines for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases
Guy P. Nohra
Founder and Managing Director
Alison de Bord
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