Company Overview

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Founded:
December, 2008
Headquarters:
Redwood City, CA
IPO:
Went Public on Mar 21, 2014
Stock:
NASDAQ:VSAR
Categories:
Biotechnology

Versartis is a biotechnology company developing therapeutic proteins for the treatment of endocrine disorders.

Description

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Versartis, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing therapeutic proteins for the treatment of endocrine disorders.

The company was founded in December 2008 as a joint venture between Amunix Inc. and Index Ventures. The founders are Jeffrey Cleland, Mark de Boer, Willem Stemmer, Volker Schellenberger and Joshua Silverman. Versartis is developing new therapeutic proteins utilizing the novel half-life extension technology, XTEN. Versartis owns and develops the novel drug candidates that it has licensed from Amunix.

Versartis is headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA. Our lead program, VRS-317, has recently completed enrollment in a multi-center Phase 1 study in adult patients with growth hormone deficiency. The company is staffed with drug development experts and utilizes external contract services to execute on its product development plans in a capital-efficient manner.

Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (18)

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Funding Rounds (6) - $144.50M

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Investors (7)

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    Index Ventures

    Index Ventures is a multi-stage international venture capital firm with deep sector expertise..
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    New Leaf Venture Partners

    Health-Care Focused VC Firm
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    Advent Venture Partners

    Advent Venture Partners is one of Europe's most successful growth and venture capital..
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    Aisling Capital

    Aisling Capital believes the next decade will be marked by a revolution in healthcare driven by..
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    amunix

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    Sofinnova Ventures

    Since 1974, Sofinnova Ventures has partnered with entrepreneurs to secure initial funding, build..
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    Advent Life Sciences

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Corporate Headquarters

    303 Twin Dolphin Drive

    Suite 600

    Redwood City, CA 94065

    USA

Images (1)

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