Bay Area companies line up to go public in 2015 – ProteinSimple – 8/12

Bay Area companies line up to go public in 2015 – ProteinSimple – 8/12


Bay Area companies line up to go public in 2015 – ProteinSimple – 8/12

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ProteinSimple, $86.25 million: This Santa Clara bioscience company led by CEO Tim Harkness disclosed i ts plans on May 1. It has created protein analysis tools to help researchers understand the role of proteins in disease. Founded: 2001. Funding: $85.2 million. Biggest shareholders: Wellcome Trust Investments (19.6 percent), Essex Woodlands Health Ventures Fund (14.6 percent), Novo A/S (12.1 percent), Domain Partners (11.6 percent), LVP Life Sciences Ventures (8.1 percent), Tim Harkness (6.8 percent).