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Websiteflagshipventures.com
Twitter@FlagshipVenture
Phone617 868 1888
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Founded2000

Funds

Flagship Ventures Fund IV, 1/2012 $270M

Offices

Cambridge, USA
One Memorial Drive
7th Floor
Cambridge, MA, 02142
USA

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Flagship Ventures

Realizing entrepreneurial innovation is the mission of Flagship Ventures. The firm operates through two synergistic units: VentureLabs(TM) which invents and launches transformative companies, and Venture Capital, which finances and realizes innovative, early-stage companies. Founded in 2000, and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Flagship Ventures manages over $900 million in capital. The Flagship team innovates and invests in three principal business sectors: therapeutics, health technologies and sustainability/clean technology. Past successful Flagship portfolio ventures include: Adnexus (acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb), Accuri Cytometers (acquired by Becton, Dickinson), Morphotek (acquired by Eisai), Color Kinetics (acquired by Philips), AVEO (NASDAQ: AVEO) and BG Medicine (NASDAQ: BGMD). Recent notable portfolio ventures include: Joule Unlimited, Agios, Affinnova, AeroDesigns and Novomer. For more information, please visit www.flagshipventures.com.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Pronutria 2/2014Series B$12.3M1
Blend Therapeutics 12/2013Series B$21M3
Visterra 12/2013Series A$8.1M5
Editas Medicine 11/2013Series A$43M4
Seres Health 11/2013Series A$10.5M2
Moderna Therapeutics 11/2013Private Equity$135M1
Pronutria 10/2013Series A$10.8M1
Syros Pharmaceuticals 4/2013Series A$30M2
T2 Biosystems 3/2013Series E$40M10
TARIS Biomedical 3/2013Private Equity$13.5M4
Avedro 3/2013Series D$43M8
Moderna Therapeutics 12/2012Venture Round$40M1
Quanterix 11/2012Series C$18.5M4
Tangent Medical Technologies 11/2012Series B$8.62M2
Visterra 11/2012Series A$26.1M5
WikiCell Designs 9/2012Series A$10M2
Seventh Sense Biosystems 6/2012Series A$10M2
Eleven Biotherapeutics 5/2012Series A$20M3
Receptos 3/2012Venture Round$30M6
Polatis 2/2012Venture Round$2.7M5
Joule Unlimited 1/2012Series C$70M1
Blend Therapeutics 1/2012Series A$2.8M2
Agios Pharmaceuticals 11/2011Series C$78M4
T2 Biosystems 8/2011Series D$23M10
Kovio 6/2011Venture Round$15M7
ExactCost 6/2011Venture Round$8.5M1
Seventh Sense Biosystems 5/2011Series A$4.5M3
TARIS Biomedical 4/2011Series B$18.3M4
LS9 12/2010Series D$30M5
Accuri Cytometers 10/2010Series E$6M5
Visterra 8/2010Debt$6M3
BIND Therapeutics 6/2010Series C$12.4M4
Everyday Solutions 6/2010Venture Round$2.81M3
Acceleron Pharma 6/2010Venture Round$10.3M5
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals 6/2010Series C$45M6
T2 Biosystems 5/2010Series C$15M9
Joule Unlimited 4/2010Series B$30M1
Selecta Biosciences 4/2010Series C$15M5
TransMedics 3/2010Series E$36M11
Eleven Biotherapeutics 3/2010Series A$35M2
Receptos 11/2009Series A$25M4
LS9 10/2009Series C$25M4
Alvine Pharmaceuticals 9/2009Series A$21.5M6
Pervasis Therapeutics 8/2009Series C$17.4M3
Accuri Cytometers 8/2009Series D$4M5
Advanced Electron Beams 8/2009Series C$14.2M6
Novomer 8/2009Series B$14M4
Kovio 7/2009Series E$20M11
TARIS Biomedical 6/2009Series A$15M3
Polatis 6/2009Venture Round$8M7
Carbon Design Systems 5/2009Series E$7.5M3
Parasol Therapeutics 5/2009Series A$3.25M3
Seahorse Bioscience 3/2009Series D$6M7
Selecta Biosciences 2/2009Series B$15.1M4
Black Duck Software 2/2009Series D$9.5M8
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals 8/2008Series A$15M5
Mascoma 5/2008Series C$61M4
Concert Pharmaceuticals 4/2008Series C$37M12
Pervasis Therapeutics 1/2008Venture Round$9.75M4
Carbon Design Systems 1/2008Venture Round$6M3
Novomer 11/2007Series A$6.6M2
BDNA 10/2007Series D$20M4
Interactive Supercomputing 10/2007Series B$11M5
LS9 10/2007Series B$15M3
Kovio 9/2007Series D$19.5M9
Adnexus 8/2007Series C$15.5M5
Tira Wireless 7/2007Series D$5M4
TransMedics 4/2007Series D$25.5M9
Netuitive 4/2007Series D$8M7
LS9 3/2007Series A$5M2
Black Duck Software 2/2007Series C$12M6
Codon Devices 12/2006Series B$20M5
Concert Pharmaceuticals 11/2006Series B$48.5M8
Mascoma 11/2006Venture Round$30M7
SiCortex 10/2006Series B$21M6
Carbon Design Systems 9/2006Series D$5M3
Acceleron Pharma 8/2006Series B$30M6
Adnexus 6/2006Series B$27M4
Zingku 6/2006Venture Round$1M1
Tira Wireless 3/2006Series C$13M2
Calpurnia Corporation 1/2006Series B$8M4
Interactive Supercomputing 1/2006Series A$4.5M3
T2 Biosystems 1/2006Venture Round$5.5M3
Carbon Design Systems 9/2005Series C$5.35M3
Pervasis Therapeutics 8/2005Series B$17.4M3
Extraprise 8/2005Venture Round$5.1M8
Ellacoya Networks 7/2005Venture Round$13.5M5
Black Duck Software 6/2005Series B$12M6
Codon Devices 5/2005Series A$13M3
Netuitive 5/2005Series C$5M5
Tira Wireless 3/2005Series B$2.5M3
Revivio 1/2005Series C$25M7
Integrated Development Enterprise 1/2005Venture Round$1.5M4
Affinnova 8/2004Series C$4.5M2
Black Duck Software 7/2004Series A$5M3
ZoomInfo 7/2004Series A$7M5
Ensemble Discovery 5/2004Series A$15M3
TransMedics 1/2004Series B$27.6M8
Affinnova 7/2003Series B$6M1
TripAdvisor 1/2000Series A2

Videos

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  1. Flagship Ventures Closes New Fund at $270M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Flagship joins biotech's $30M financing (masshightech.com) [edit]
  3. Pronutria Closes $12.25M Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. SEC D/A (sec.gov) [edit]
  5. Visterra Raises $8.1M in Series A Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. Editas Medicine Secures $43M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. Seres Health Launches with $10.5M in Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  9. Pronutria receives $10.8 mln in Series A funds from Flagship Ventures (pehub.com) [edit]
  10. Syros Pharmaceuticals Launches with $30 Million Series A Financing (syros.com) [edit]
  11. T2 Bio Takes In $40M Series E for Clinical Studies and Launch of First Diagnostic (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  12. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  13. Avedro completes $43m Series D financing (boston.com) [edit]
  14. Moderna Therapeutics launches with $40M (masshightech.com) [edit]
  15. Quanterix raises $18.5M, inks deal with bioMerieux (masshightech.com) [edit]
  16. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  17. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  18. WikiCell Designs Closes $10M Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  19. Seventh Sense Biosystems Closes Final Tranche of $10M Series-A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  20. Eleven Biotherapeutics rakes in $20M fundraise (masshightech.com) [edit]
  21. Osage University Partners Source [edit]
  22. Polatis Investors Bring $2.7M in New Funding for Company Growth (polatis.com) [edit]
  23. Joule's ethanol plant moves forward on $70M funding round (jouleunlimited.com) [edit]
  24. Blend debuts with $2.8 million (biocentury.com) [edit]
  25. Agios Pharmaceuticals Raises $78M in Series C Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  26. T2 Biosystems closes $23M Series D financing (masshightech.com) [edit]
  27. Kovio Raises $15M in Equity Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  28. ExactCost Recapitalizes With $8.5M Led By Flagship Ventures (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  29. Seventh Sense Biosystems Secures $4.5M from $10M Series A Offering (7sbio.com) [edit]
  30. TARIS Closes $18.3 Million Series B Financing (eon.businesswire.com) [edit]
  31. TechCrunch [edit]
  32. Accuri Cytometers, Inc.: Series E $6M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  33. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  34. Bind banks $12.4M round as lead program heads into PhI Read more: Bind banks $12.4M round as lead program heads into PhI - FierceBiotech http://www.fiercebiotech.com/story/bind-banks-12-4m-round-lead-program-heads-phi/2010-06-29?utm_medium=rss&utm_source (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  35. FONTINALIS PARTNERS ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN EVERYDAY SOLUTIONS THE LEADING PROVIDER OF GPS-DRIVEN SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (sec.gov) [edit]
  36. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  37. Tetraphase hauls in $45M C round to back antibiotic work (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  38. T2 Biosystems, Inc.: Series C $15M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  39. Joule Closes $30 Million Funding Round (jouleunlimited.com) [edit]
  40. SELECTA CLOSES $15 MILLION SERIES C FINANCING (freshnews.com) [edit]
  41. TransMedics, Inc.: Series E $36M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  42. Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc.: Series A $35M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  43. Receptos raises $25M in Series A (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  44. LS9, Inc.: Series C $25M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  45. Alvine gobbles $21.5M to treat gastrointestinal disease (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  46. Pervasis Therapeutics Announces $17 Million in Financing and New Board Member (news.prnewswire.com) [edit]
  47. Accuri Cytometers, Inc.: Series D $4M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  48. http://earth2tech.com/2009/08/04/ge-beams-more-cash-into-advanced-electron-tech/ (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  49. Green Plastics Startup Novomer Raises $14M (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  50. Kovio raises $20 million for chip-printing technology for tiniest radios and sensors (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  51. Taris Biomedical raises $15 million (boston.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  52. Polatis Raises $8M (polatis.com) [edit]
  53. xconomy.com [edit]
  54. Parasol Therapeutics, Inc.: Series A $3.25M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  55. Seahorse Bioscience lands $6M, buys BioProcessors Corp (masshightech.com) [edit]
  56. Selecta Biosciences, Inc. Closes $15.1M Series B Financing (selectabio.com) [edit]
  57. Black Duck Software Gets $9.5 Million To Help You Ship Better Software More Quickly (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  58. Equity Help Desk (equityhelpdesk.com) [edit]
  59. Mascoma Corporation Raises $61 Million in Third Round of Funding (findarticles.com) [edit]
  60. Capital Funding Report [edit]
  61. Pervasis Therapeutics Closes Additional $9.75 Million in Financing (pervasistx.com) [edit]
  62. xconomy.com [edit]
  63. Novomer, Next-Generation Eco-Plastics Company, Secures Series A Financing from Physic Ventures and Flagship Ventures (novomer.com) [edit]
  64. DNA Closes $20M in Latest Funding Round, Appoints New Chief Executive (bdna.com) [edit]
  65. Interactive Supercomputing Raises Series B Funding (insidehpc.com) [edit]
  66. NYT Dealbook (dealbook.nytimes.com) [edit]
  67. Kovio raises $19.4M for printed electronics (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  68. Adnexus Therapeutics Raises $15.5 Million in Series C Funding (adnexustx.com) [edit]
  69. Tira Wireless Raises $5 Million in Series D Financing (wirelessfederation.com) [edit]
  70. TransMedics (transmedics.com) [edit]
  71. Netuitive Secures $8 Million in Financing to Accelerate Market Expansion (netuitive.com) [edit]
  72. CNET (news.cnet.com) [edit]
  73. Black Duck Software Closes $12 Million in Third Round Financing (blackducksoftware.com) [edit]
  74. Codon Devices Secures $20 Million in Series B Financing (findarticles.com) [edit]
  75. Concert Pharmaceuticals Raises $48.5 Million in Series B Financing (concertpharma.com) [edit]
  76. Mascoma gets $30M for cellulosic ethanol — in bid to replace gasoline (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  77. SiCortex Announces $21 Million Series B Funding Round Led By Strategic Investment Group (sicortex.com) [edit]
  78. Carbon Fuels Growth with Additional $5M Funding (carbondesignsystems.com) [edit]
  79. Acceleron Pharma Closes $30M Series B Financing (acceleronpharma.com) [edit]
  80. ADNEXUS THERAPEUTICS CLOSES $27M SERIES B FUNDING (adnexustx.com) [edit]
  81. EDGAR [edit]
  82. Tira Wireless Raises $13 Million in Series C Financing (goodwinprocter.net) [edit]
  83. IntelliVid Announces $8.0 Million Series B Funding (flagshipventures.com) [edit]
  84. Interactive Supercomputing, Inc. Raises $4.5M Series A – Waltham, MA (venturefizz.wordpress.com) [edit]
  85. EDGAR [edit]
  86. EDGAR [edit]
  87. EDGAR [edit]
  88. Extraprise Closes Venture Financing to Support Expansion (extraprise.com) [edit]
  89. Funding Round Nets $13.5M for Ellacoya (multichannel.com) [edit]
  90. Black Duck Software Secures $12M in Series B Financing Led By Ventures (intel.com) [edit]
  91. Codon Devices closes on $13M first funding round (masshightech.com) [edit]
  92. Netuitive Closes $5 Million in Financing and Adds Former Mercury Executive to Board of Directors (netuitive.com) [edit]
  93. Tira Wireless Strengthens Leadership Position in Rapidly Expanding Market (flagshipventures.com) [edit]
  94. Revivio Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding Round (flagshipventures.com) [edit]
  95. EDGAR [edit]
  96. Affinnova, Inc. Raises $4.5 Million in C Round from Sherbrooke Capital and Flagship Ventures (businesswire.com) [edit]
  97. Black Duck swimming in $5M round (boston.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  98. boston.bizjournals.com [edit]
  99. ENSEMBLE DISCOVERY CORPORATION ANNOUNCES $15M SERIES A PREFERRED FINANCING (ensemblediscovery.com) [edit]
  100. TransMedics (transmedics.com) [edit]
  101. Affinnova Adds $6 Million in B Round from Flagship Ventures (goliath.ecnext.com) [edit]
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