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Alta Partners

Alta Partners

A venture capital firm in San Francisco, California that invests in life science companies

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.

Timeline

1996
Founded

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Dan Janney

Managing Director

Farah Champsi

Managing Director

Guy P. Nohra

Founder and Managing Director

Larry Randall

CFO

Alison de Bord

Director

Ed Penhoet

Director

Peter Hudson

Managing Director

Robert Simon

General Partner

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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Products/Services

Allakos

CuraSen Therapeutics

DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth

EGenesis

Paladina Health

Qihan Biotech

Sutro Biopharma

VertiFlex

Vir Biotechnology

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
AlleyWatch
March 7, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Blake Dodge
February 24, 2021
Business Insider
Startups looking at new ways to pay for and provide care like Cityblock Health and VillageMD collectively raised $3.6 billion in 2020.
Alta Partners
February 18, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Alta Partners, a leading early-stage healthcare venture capital firm, held the first and final closing of Alta Partners NextGen Fund III, L.P....

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