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Domain Associates

Domain Associates

U.S-based private equity and venture capital firm investing on life science companies.

Domain Associates is a private equity and venture capital firm that focuses on funding startups in the field of life sciences. The firm was founded in 1985 by Jesse I. Treu. Jim Blair has joined the firm since its inception and has remained as one of the firm’s partner as of February 2019. The firm’s current headquarters is located in New Jersey, but it also has offices in San Diego and Philadelphia.

Funding

In the past, the Domain Associates has invested in companies offering their business services in these fields: pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. The firm has also financed companies seeking various stages of funding: from incubation-stage startups to companies already at the stage of emerging growth

As of February 2019, the firm has raised more than $2.8 billion throughout its funding series. Its last funding series was launched in December 2016, and it managed to obtain $163.6 million. In December 2003 and April 2009 respectively, the firm succeeded in acquiring $500 million for each funding series.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Zogenix

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

Oraya Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing non-invasive therapies for eye diseases that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2007 by Michael Gertner.

Epic Sciences is a San Diego-based company founded in 2008 by Jorge Nieva, David Nelson and Peter Kuhn.

A company developing nanoscale imaging and analytics platforms to analyze DNA

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. is an allogeneic T-cell immunotherapy company that is pioneering the development of transformative therapies for patients who are with serious diseases that include hematologic cancers, solid tumors and autoimmune diseases.

A biopharmaceutical company developing pain management drugs

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals is a company that focuses on the discovery and development of treatments for inherited diseases.

A biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for inner and middle ear diseases

Celladon is a biotechnology company that focuses in the development of molecular therapies to treat heart failure.

Clovis Oncology is a Boulder, Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing cancer treatments.

Axial Biotherapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company targeting neurological disorders such as Parkinson's and Autism via gut health.

Singular genomics Systems, Inc. is a San Diego-based company founded in 2016.

A life science devices company focused on the discovery and development of protein biomarkers as diagnostic tests

A pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercializtion of antibacterials for the treatment of infections

A company focused on discovery and development of protein biologics for human therapeutics to treat rare diseases

ChromaCode is a Carlsbad, California-based company developing molecular diagnostics and bioinformatics systems.

Sera Prognostics is a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer and supplier of diagnostic tests for possible pregnancy and birth complications.

A biopharmaceutical company that develops drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, endocrine and other metabolic disorders

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Associated investment funds

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Brian Dovey

Partner

Brian Halak

Partner

Jesse I. Treu

Founder/Partner Emeritus

Jim Blair

Partner

Kim Kamdar

Partner

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

Celtaxsys

References

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