Overview

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Status
Acquired by on March 26, 2009
Investments
8 Investments in 8 Companies
Headquarters:
South San Francisco, CA
Description:
Genentech is a biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients.
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Categories:
Biotechnology
Website:
http://gene.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
January 1, 1976
Contact:
(650) 225-1000
Employees:
10k + | 29 in Crunchbase

Genentech is a biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. It creates multiple products on the market and a development pipeline.

The company became a member of the Roche Group in 2009. As part of their merger agreement, Roche and Genentech combined their pharmaceutical operations in the United States. Genentech’s South San Francisco campus now serves as the headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States. Genentech’s Research and Early Development section operates as an independent center within Roche.

Genentech was founded in 1976 by Robert Swanson and Herbert Boyer. It is headquartered in South San Francisco, C.A.

Acquisitions (1)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Jul 1, 2014$725M in Cash

Investments (8)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jun, 2012$4M / Private Equity
Jan, 2012$95M / Series C (Lead)
Oct, 2007$8.95M / Series A
Oct, 2006$61M / Series D
Dec, 2005$34.3M / Series B
Sep, 2005$19.5M / Series B
Sep, 2004$27.5M / Series A
Mar, 2002$21.5M / Series A (Lead)

Current Team (29)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    1 Dna Way

    South San Francisco, CA 94080

    USA

Past Team (187)

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Past Event Appearances (1)

Images (1)

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