Longitude Capital

Longitude Capital

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on biotechnology and medical technology companies.

Longitude Capital is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on biotechnology and medical technology companies. Founded 2006 in Menlo Park, California, United States by David Hirsch, Marc Galletti, and Patrick Enright, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, late stage ventures, private equity, series A, post-IPO equity, and series B rounds. Its portfolio companies include SutroVax, Amunix, Epirium Bio, Poseida Therapeutics, Talaris Therapeutics, Inozyme, Encore Dermatology, Tiburio Therapeutics, 89bio and CuraSen Therapeutics. As of April 2020, Longitude Capital has made 71 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 6, 2020, when SutroVax raised $110M. Longitude Capital has had 21 exits, the most notable of which include Aimmune Therapeutics, Practice Fusion, and Axonics Modulation Technologies. the company has raised six funds, their latest being Longitude Venture Partners IV, L.p. This fund was announced on September 23, 2019 and raised a total of $550M.

Timeline

2006

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location

An independent vaccine platform in California that focuses on delivering best-in-class conjugate vaccines and complex antigen-based vaccines to prevent deadly infectious diseases.

A cardiovascular genomic diagnostics company that provides clinicians information to improve patient care

Solta Medical is a Pleasanton, California-based healthcare company.

A medical device company developing therapeutic hypothermia for patients suffering from cardiac arrest and heart attack

KaNDy Therapeutics is a clinical-stage company focused on optimising the potential of NT-814 in the treatment of common, chronic debilitating female sex-hormone related conditions, with an initial focus on symptoms of the menopause.

A company developing products for pain management

A company developing drugs for orphan and rare diseases

Baronova is a Goleta, California-based healthcare company.

Alphaeon is an Irvine, California-based healthcare company founded in 2013.

Aimmune Therapeutics is a Brisbane, California-based company.

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Associated investment funds

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Total offering (USD)
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Hirsch

Managing Director

Derek Abel

Senior Associate

Gregory Grunberg

Managing Director

Juliet Tammenoms Bakker

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Maxwell Bikoff

Vice President

Oren Isacoff

Vice President

Reinaldo M. Diaz

Venture Partner

Zander Liem

Associate

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

89bio

CuraSen Therapeutics

Encore Dermatology

Inozyme

Poseida Therapeutics

Talaris Therapeutics

Tiburio Therapeutics

Velicept Therapeutics

WelbeHealth

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Sara Gilgore
June 23, 2020
AmericanInno
This raise brings the 4-year-old company's total funding to more than $105 million.

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