Intersouth Partners

Intersouth Partners

A Durham, North Carolina based venture capital firm investing in technology and life sciences

Intersouth Partners is a venture capital firm that is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. The firm was founded in 1985 by Dennis Dougherty and Roy Rodwell. Based in North Carolina's Research Triangle, Intersouth Partners invests in locally based technology and life sciences companies. The firm aims to boost the development of its target industries in North Carolina's piedmont. The firm's first fund was raised in 1985 and was valued at $6.4 million dollars. The second fund was raised in 1989. It was announced in 2017 that the firm would no longer be investing in new companies.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
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Argos Therapeutics

A company developing immunotherapy treatments for cancers, infectious and autoimmune diseases

Biotechnology
Durham, North Carolina
Zenoss Core

Company that develops hybrid it monitoring and analytics software

Software
Austin, Texas
CallMiner

CallMiner is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based enterprise software company.

Enterprise software
Waltham, Massachusetts
Alimera Sciences

Alimera Sciences is an Alpharetta, Georgia-based company.

Biotechnology
Alpharetta, Georgia
Cempra

A company developing medicines to treat bacterial infections and chronic illnesses.

Biotechnology
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
6fusion

6fusion is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based enterprise software company.

Enterprise software
Raleigh, North Carolina
Proteon Therapeutics

A biopharmaceutical company that develops pharmaceuticals to treat renal and vascular diseases

Biotechnology
Massachusetts
Advanced Animal Diagnostics

A company developing diagnostic products to cure on-farm animal diseases

Biotechnology
Durham, North Carolina
Cutting Edge Information

A consulting and research services company for science companies

Biotechnology
North Carolina
CSA Medical

CSA Medical is a healthcare company.

Healthcare
Biolex Therapeutics

A company developing therapeutic proteins and monoclonal antibodies

Biotechnology
Aldagen

A company developing regenerative medicines for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis

Biotechnology
Durham, North Carolina
Athenix

A plastic surgery company

Biotechnology
Germany
480 Biomedical

A company developing bioresorbable scaffold for treating occlusive disease in the superficial femoral artery

Biotechnology
Watertown, Massachusetts
Semprius

Semprius is a solar power company.

Solar power
Viamet Pharmaceuticals

A company developing antifungal therapies

Biotechnology
Vascular Pharmaceuticals

A biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Biotechnology
Nitronex

Nitronex is a semiconductor company founded by Warren Weeks.

Semiconductor
Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation is an Alachua, Florida-based company.

Alachua, Florida
Lyra Therapeutics, Inc

simplifyMD, LLC.

Company

Atlanta
ABT Molecular Imaging

Company

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People

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Dennis Dougherty

Julia Hawkins

Employee

Roy Rodwell

Suzanne Cantando

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