Boston, MA ; 03/23/2020
Amount Funded: $1.1 Million (will be dispersed in installments)
Type: Not Listed
Lead Investor: Dreamers Startup Ventures
Participating Investor(s): None
Company Description: “Oncoheroes is a ground-breaking biotech company exclusively focused on the discovery and development of better drugs for children and adolescents with cancer. Our vision is to deliver benefits to young cancer patients and create value in the process. The company is headquartered in Boston, US, with a discovery lab in Barcelona, Spain. Oncoheroes is actively looking for in-licensing opportunities in the pediatric oncology space while working to generate new proprietary assets for a number of pediatric cancer indications with high unmet medical needs. The company was co-founded by Ricardo Garcia (serial entrepreneur), Cesare Spadoni (drug development professional), Marc Goldberg (savvy Life Science VC investor) and Marco Muñoz (seasoned fundraiser). The management team is formed by drug development and industry professionals in the US and Europe and the company has already established strong links with the major international pediatric oncology network as well as the childhood cancer community at large.”
What funding will be used for: “This funding… enables us to focus on continue working on the clinical development plan for volasertib, our first asset in-licensed from Boehringer Ingelheim, and identify two new assets and complete our pipeline”.
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