OncoMed Pharmaceuticals - Top 20 VC deals of 2008

Oncomed Pharmaceuticals, Fiercebiotech's top venture capital deals of 2008Company: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
Based: Redwood City, CA
Amount: $106.96

Investors: Morgenthaler Ventures, Undisclosed Venture Firm, Bay Partners, Latterell Venture Partners, Vertical Group, The Nomura International, GSK Ventures, Adams Street Partners, De Novo Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Undisclosed Firm.

Scoop: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is targeting cancer by developing monoclonal antibodies that target the biologic pathways critical to tumor initiating cells. The bulk of OncoMed's 2008 haul came from a massive $93.3 million round in November. It will be used to advance the company's cancer stem cell antibody programs--including lead compound OMP-21M18 and a second antibody--through Phase II clinical trials. OncoMed was a 2008 Fierce 15 company.

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