Company Overview

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Founded:
1991
Headquarters:
Hayward, CA
Funding:
$100.20M
Categories:
Biotechnology

CymaBay Therapeutics is focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary new medicines for critical human diseases.

Description

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CymaBay Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company located in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary new medicines for important human diseases. We are committed to developing breakthrough medicines that improve the lives of patients and their families. CymaBay was seeded with the assets from an earlier metabolic disease company in which more than $120M was invested to produce a robust pipeline.

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Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (8)

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Funding Rounds (5) - $100.20M

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Investors (20)

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    Alta Partners

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    Bay City Capital

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    Versant Ventures

    Venture capital Firm
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    Venrock

    Venrock is a venture capital firm investing in technology and healthcare companies.
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    Novo Ventures

    Novo A/S is a Danish private limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk..
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    VantagePoint Capital Partners

    VantagePoint Capital Partners (formerly VantagePoint Venture Partners, until 2011) has more than..
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    Pictet Private Equity Investors S.A.

    Founded in Geneva in 1805, Pictet is today one of Switzerland's largest private banks, with..

Offices/Locations (1)

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    3876 Bay Center Place

    Hayward, CA 94545

    USA

Images (1)

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