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ForteBio  Acquired by Sartorius AG (2020  amount undisclosed )

1360 Willow Road 205
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
(650)-322-1360
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Management

CEO: Joseph D. Keegan (09/18/2007)
President/COO/Operations: Bernelle H. Saperstein (07/18/2006)
General Management: Lee Wu (2008) ; Theresa Harper (3/31/2011)
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jonathan Wang (OrbiMed Managing Director) Kazumi Shiosaki (MPM Capital Managing Director) K. Peter Hirth (Plexxikon CEO) James N. Woody (Latterell Venture Partners) Tim Harkness (ProteinSimple President/CEO) Yue-Teh Jang (The Vertical Group) Craig C. Taylor (Alloy Ventures)
Former outside board: Winnie H. Wan (ForteBio Former President/CEO) Brian G. Atwood (Versant Ventures) Deborah J. Neff (Pathwork Diagnostics CEO)
Company

Business description: ForteBio is developing and commercializing tools to make the detection and analysis of biomolecules simpler, faster and more cost effective than conventional methods. The core of the ForteBio Inc. technology is a disposable fiber optic sensor adapted from the telecommunications industry and used in combination with various bioassay technologies. The use of fiber optics enables ForteBio Inc.'s sensors to be small and readily configured to meet the bioanalytical needs of its customers. Formerly Aria Biosystems.
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2008   Oct 2005
Capital raised: 47.8M
Last Round: 25.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Sartorius AG (2020  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Agilent Technologies

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Overview
Record updated: Dec 2014
Sector: Biotech
Year Founded: 2004
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2008   Oct 2005
Capital Raised: 47.8M
Last Round: 25.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Sartorius AG (2020  amount undisclosed )