The California Institute of Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) founded Mission Bay Capital in 2009 to provide venture capital to startups at the University of California. Mission Bay Capital is a venture capital firm making seed and early stage investments in startup technology companies typically operating within the industries of biotechnology and life science. The firms head office is located in San Francisco, California. Notable exits made by Mission Bay Capital include: Calithera Biosciences, iPierian, Redwood Bioscience, and Zephyrus Biosciences.
Bolt Threads is a biotechnology company that makes high performance fabrics and materials using biology.
Caribou Biosciences is a Berkeley California based private company founded in 2011 by Jennifer Doudna and Rachel Haurwitz based on CRISPR technology.
A biotechnology company founded in 2015 which operates as a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences and Kite Pharma. The company developed a platform for custom cell engineering called synNotch to be used for anticancer therapies. Their system can also be used to develop cell-based therapies for autoimmune and degenerative disorders.
Wild Type is a San Francisco based company producing meat products like salmon using cellular agriculture lab techniques.
Biotechnology company developing cell permeable macrocyclic peptide therapeutics using an automated chemistry synthesis.
Pionyr Immunotherapeutics is a San Francisco-based biotechnology company and developer of cancer immunotherapies designed to target the tumor microenvironment.
A biopharmaceutical company developing oral small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases
SiteOne Therapeutics is a Bozeman, Montana-based developer of products for therapeutics and diagnostics.
A company dedicated on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics to treat cancer
GraphWear Technologies is a San Francisco-based company.
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Harold E. Selick
John Wadsworth, Jr
Peter D. Parker
Managing General Partner
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