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Cellular Dynamics International

Cellular Dynamics International

Cellular Dynamics International is a biotechnology company developing and manufacturing human cells used for drug discovery, toxicity testing, stem cell banking and cell therapy development.

Cellular Dynamics International is a biotechnology company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin and was founded in 2004 by Craig T. January, Igor Slukvin, James A. Thomson, Robert J. Palay, Thomas M. Palay, and Timothy J. Kamp.

Acquired by Fujifilm

On march 30, 2015 Cellular Dynamics International was acquired by Fujifilm for $307 million.

Funding
Series A

On November 24, 2008 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series A funding round with $18 million in funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures.

Series B

On April 27, 2010 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series B funding round with $40.6 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures (lead investor), Sixth Floor Investors, and Equity Group Investments.

Series B preferred stock financing

On April 7, 2011 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series B preferred stock financing with $30 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures.

Private equity funding round

On November 6, 2012 Cellular Dynamics International completed a private equity round raising $21 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures and Rose Ventures.

Initial public offering (IPO)

On July 24, 2013 Cellular Dynamics International held an initial public offering (IPO) offering 3,846,000 shares of the company at $12 per share. The company raised a total of $43 million during their IPO.

Timeline

July 24, 2013
Initial public offering (IPO)

On July 24, 2013 Cellular Dynamics International held an initial public offering (IPO) offering 3,846,000 shares of the company at $12 per share. The company raised a total of $43 million during their IPO.

November 6, 2012
Private equity funding round

On November 6, 2012 Cellular Dynamics International completed a private equity round raising $21 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures and Rose Ventures.

April 7, 2011
Series B preferred stock financing round

On April 7, 2011 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series B preferred stock financing with $30 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures.

April 27, 2010
Series B funding round

On April 27, 2010 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series B funding round with $40.6 million in funding from Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures (lead investor), Sixth Floor Investors, and Equity Group Investments.

April 27, 2010
Cellular Dynamics International raises a $40,600,000 series B round.
November 24, 2008
Series A funding round

On November 24, 2008 Cellular Dynamics International completed their series A funding round with $18 million in funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Tactics II Stem Cell Ventures.

2007
Cellular Dynamics International was founded by Igor Slukvin, James Thomson, James Thomson and Timothy J. Kamp.

Funding rounds

SBA Awards

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Alex Wehrle

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Anna Maria Swistowska

Employee

Gina Leaming

Employee

Gus Fuldner

Investor

Kwi Hye Kim

Employee

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