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General Information


Burrill Capital Fund IV, 8/2012 $505M
Burrill Brazil Fund I, 1/2012 $125M


One Embarcadero Center
Suite 2700
San Francisco, CA, 94111


Founder & CEO
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Managing Director
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Burrill & Company

Burrill & Company invests in life science companies whose technologies and products are applicable across a wide range of life science sub-sectors: human healthcare therapeutics and diagnostics/devices; health/wellness; agricultural biotechnology; biofuels, and industrial biotechnology (biomaterials/bioprocesses).

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Nora Therapeutics 4/2014Series B$18M5
Neos Therapeutics 3/2014Series C$15.5M4
Catalyst Biosciences 4/2013Venture Round$5.07M6
BetterDoctor 3/2013Seed$2.6M6
Odyssey Thera 2/2013Venture Round$2.8M3
MabVax Therapeutics 11/2012Series B$5.25M2
Cobalt Technologies 10/2012Venture Round$4.98M3
Catalyst Biosciences 9/2012Partial Close$13.4M5
AliveCor 6/2012Series B$10.5M4
Ceptaris Therapeutics 6/2012Series D$10M6
WhiteGlove Health 4/2012Series E$12.9M1
Cobalt Technologies 4/2012Venture Round$2.92M5
Virdia 3/2012Venture Round$20M3
Yaupon Therapeutics 8/2011Series D$14.4M4
AliveCor 8/2011Series A$3M3
NewBridge Pharmaceuticals 9/2010Series B$12M2
FerroKin Biosciences 6/2010Series B$12M5
Endocyte 1/2010Series C$26M5
PrimeraDx (Primera Biosystems) 10/2009Series C$20M6
XDx 10/2009Venture Round$14.4M7
Gevo 8/2009Venture Round$40M7
XDx 8/2009Series F$14.4M8
Virdia 6/2009Series A$5.5M2
Aerovance 4/2009Venture Round$38M8
Catalyst Biosciences 12/2008Series C$40M7
Gevo 5/2008Series C$17M4
NanoVasc 3/2008Series A$4.7M2
Light Sciences Oncology 7/2007Series B$30M5
Aerovance 3/2007Series C$60M6
diaDexus 1/2007Series E$40M7
Neurotech 11/2006Series B$35M12
Sciona 4/2006Series C$9.9M5
Chromatin 4/2006Venture Round$1.6M4
Catalyst Biosciences 2/2006Series B$30M6
Adlyfe 1/2006Series A$3.3M2
XDx 1/2006Venture Round$26.5M7
Chlorogen 8/2005Series B$6M4



  1. Burrill & Co. Closes Fourth Life Sciences Fund at $505M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  2. Burrill & Co. Holds First Close of Brazil Fund at $125M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Nora Therapeutics Announces $18 Million Series B Financing (prnewswire.com) [edit]
  4. Neos Therapeutics Raises $15.5M in Series C Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. VC Funding: Q2 2013 source [edit]
  6. With $2.6M From SoftTech, 500 Startups & More, BetterDoctor Wants To Take The Pain Out Of Finding The Best Local Care (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Odyssey Thera Finds $2.8M and Merck Research Contract (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  8. MabVax Therapeutics Closes $5.25M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. VC funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  10. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  11. AliveCor Raises $10.5M in Series B Financing (in.finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  12. Ceptaris Therapeutics Raises $10M in Series D-1 Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  13. WhiteGlove Health Closes Funding Round (whiteglove.com) [edit]
  14. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  15. Officially Announces the Closing of $30 Million in Private Financing (virdia.com) [edit]
  16. Yaupon Therapeutics Raises $14.4M in Series D Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  17. AliveCor Turns Mobile Devices Into Low-Cost Heart Monitors, Raises $3 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. NewBridge Pharmaceuticals Raises $12M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  19. FerroKin rounds up $12M for iron overload treatment Read more: FerroKin rounds up $12M for iron overload treatment - FierceBiotech http://www.fiercebiotech.com/story/ferrokin-rounds-12m-iron-overload-treatment/2010-06-18?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss#ixz (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  20. Endocyte, Inc.: Series C $26M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  21. PrimeraDx, Inc.: Series C $20M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  22. XDx, Inc.: Series G $14.4M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  23. Osage University Partners Source [edit]
  24. XDx raises $14.4M new funding (sanjose.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  25. Khosla Invests Still More In Biofuels: HCL CleanTech (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  26. Aerovance inhales $38M for asthma drugs (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  27. Catalyst Biosciences Raises $40 Million in Series C Financing (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  28. Gevo raises another $17M for synthetic biofuels (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  29. NanoVasc Funding (venturebeatprofiles.com) [edit]
  30. Light Sciences beams up $30M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  31. Aerovance, asthma treatment company, finishes raising $60M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  32. DiaDexus Raises $40M Series E For Expansion (scalevp.com) [edit]
  33. Neurotechâ„¢, Inc. Completes $35 Million Private Equity Financing (neurotechusa.com) [edit]
  34. EDGAR [edit]
  35. EDGAR [edit]
  37. Adlyfe Inc. Kicks Off 2006 With a $3.3M Series A Round (dc.citybizlist.com) [edit]
  38. XDx Completes $26.5 Million Private Equity Financing (xdx.com) [edit]
  39. Chlorogen closing in on $6 million funding round (bizjournals.com) [edit]
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