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Websitewellcome.ac.uk
Blogblog.wellcome.ac.uk
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Founded1936

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HQ
Gibbs Building
215 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE, GBR

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Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO
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Director - Strategic Planning and Policy
Director - Medical Humanities and Engagement
Director - Science Funding
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Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust is a UK-based medical research charity that funds research with the ultimate aim of protecting and improving human and animal health. They fund UK and international research.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Biocartis 11/2013Series E€30M6
Treventis 9/2013Seed$4.4M1
Trino Therapeutics 5/2013Series A€9M2
Airstrip Technologies 10/2012Venture Round$10M1
Siluria Technologies 7/2012Series C$30M9
Cell Medica 7/2012Venture Round£17M3
Castlight Health 5/2012Series D$100M7
PTC Therapeutics 12/2011Private Equity$5M1
Radius Health 12/2011Private Equity$21.4M7
Sapiens 11/2011Venture Round€10M1
Biocartis 11/2011Series C€71M3
Siluria Technologies 9/2011Series B$20M7
Radius Health 7/2011Series C$66M7
Beyond Oblivion 3/2011Private Equity$77M2
Wonga 2/2011Series C£73M3
CellBiosciences 10/2010Series F$20M8
Kymab 7/2010Series A$30.4M1
Castlight Health 6/2010Series C$60M7
Biota Holdings 4/2010Venture Round$423k1
Achaogen 4/2010Series C$56M7
Nabriva Therapeutics 1/2010Series B$22M4
Oxagen 11/2009Series C$26.7M9
Integrated Diagnostics 10/2009Series A$30M2
Pacific Biosciences 10/2009Series E$68M14
Chroma Therapeutics 6/2009Venture Round$24.5M6
VaxInnate 6/2009Series D$30M7
CellBiosciences 4/2009Series C$10M7
Qwell Pharmaceuticals 1/2009Series A$7M2
Radius Health 11/2008Series C$15M7
Lectus Therapeutics 9/2007Venture Round£3M1
Radius Health 4/2007Series B$57.5M6
Cell Medica 3/2007Venture Round$3.74M2
Sequoia Pharmaceuticals 1/2007Series C$35M5
Chroma Therapeutics 4/2006Series C$53M5
CellBiosciences 1/2006Series B$27M8
Amplimmune 1/2006Series A$20M2
Sequoia Pharmaceuticals 3/2005Series B$22M4
Sirtris Pharmaceuticals 3/2005Series B$27M6
Five Prime Therapeutics 2/2005Venture Round$45M10
Sirtris Pharmaceuticals 12/2004Series A$13M5

Videos

Sources

    The Wellcome Trust Launches £200M Business to Invest in Healthcare and Life Sciences Businesses (finsmes.com) [edit]
  1. Biocartis Completes €30M Series E Equity Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Treventis Corporation receives $4.4m Seeding Drug Discovery Award from the Wellcome Trust (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Trino Therapeutics Raises EUR9M Series A Round (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  4. AirStrip Technologies Secures More Than $10M From Wellcome Trust (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. Siluria Technologies Raises $30 Million in Series C Funding to Commercialize Its Process Technology for Converting Natural Gas Into Commodity Chemicals and Transportation Fuels (marketwire.com) [edit]
  6. Cell Medica Receives £17M Investment (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. Castlight Lands A Whopping $100M D Round To Bring Transparency To Healthcare Costs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. PTC Therapeutics Receives $5M Seeding Drug Discovery (SDD) Award from the Wellcome Trust (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. Radius Health pulls in $21.4M more for Phase III bone drug (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  10. Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation Raises €10M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  11. Biocartis Completes €71M Series C Equity Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  12. Siluria Technologies Raises $20M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  13. Radius Health, Inc.: Series C $66M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  14. Beyond Oblivion Secures $77 Million Extra Funding (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  15. Wonga Raises £73m In Series C Funding To Double-Down On Massive UK Growth (eu.techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Cell Biosciences Nabs $20M (xconomy.com) [edit]
  17. Kymab and Wellcome Trust sign £20 million financing to build a UK biopharmaceutical company based on human monoclonal antibody technology from The Sanger Institute (kymab.com) [edit]
  18. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  19. EDGAR [edit]
  20. Achaogen Completes $56 Million Series C Financing (pr-inside.com) [edit]
  21. Nabriva Therapeutics, AG: Series B $22M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  22. Oxagen rounds up $26.7M in VC (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  23. Integrated Diagnostics, Inc.: Series A $30M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  24. Pacific Biosciences, Inc.: Series E $68M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  25. Capital Report Index [edit]
  26. VaxInnate Corp., Series D $30M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  27. Cell Biosciences Raises $10 Million (pehub.com) [edit]
  28. Qwell Pharmaceuticals, Backed by Arch, Raises $7M for New Cancer, Inflammation Drugs (xconomy.com) [edit]
  29. Radius adds $15M to third venture round (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  30. Lectus Therapeutics secures £3million investment from the Wellcome Trust (lectustherapeutics.com) [edit]
  31. Radius Raises $57.5 Million in Second Private Financing Round (radiuspharm.mwnewsroom.com) [edit]
  32. EDGAR [edit]
  33. Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Raises $35M In Series C Financing (fiercebiotech.com) [edit]
  34. CHROMA THERAPEUTICS COMPLETES $53 MILLION SERIES C FINANCING (chromatherapeutics.com) [edit]
  35. Bio-Medicine (bio-medicine.org) [edit]
  36. EDGAR [edit]
  37. Sequoia Pharmaceuticals Secures Funding to Test its Unique AIDS Drug (articleyoube.com) [edit]
  38. Sirtris Pharmaceuticals closes $27M second round (boston.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  39. Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $45MM in Private Financing (fiveprime.com) [edit]
  40. Sirtris closes $13 million financing (boston.bizjournals.com) [edit]
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