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Investments

396

Portfolio Exits

80

Funds

9

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

1

About Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources and develops first-in-category life sciences companies. It's institutional innovation foundry, Flagship VentureLabs, is where Flagship's team of scientific entrepreneurs systematically evolve enterprising ideas into new fields, or previously undiscovered areas of science into real-world inventions and ventures. The firm is focused on building what it describes as bioplatform companies that focus on human health and sustainability.Flagship's model is part incubator and part venture fund. Flagship aims to be the principal founders, funders, and owners of our companies, taking responsibility for their long-term success by providing them with all the resources of our ecosystem.

Flagship Pioneering Headquarter Location

55 Cambridge Parkway

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142,

United States

617-868-1888

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Flagship Pioneering Investments

396 Investments

Flagship Pioneering has made 396 investments. Their latest investment was in Vesalius Therapeutics as part of their Series A on March 3, 2022.

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Flagship Pioneering Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/2/2022

Series A

Vesalius Therapeutics

$75M

Yes

14

12/10/2021

Seed VC

Harbinger Health

$50M

Yes

3

11/18/2021

Series B

Generate Biomedicines

$370M

Yes

15

11/9/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

9/2/2021

Series F

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$99M

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10

Date

3/2/2022

12/10/2021

11/18/2021

11/9/2021

9/2/2021

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Series B

Series A

Series F

Company

Vesalius Therapeutics

Harbinger Health

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Amount

$75M

$50M

$370M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

14

3

15

10

10

Flagship Pioneering Portfolio Exits

80 Portfolio Exits

Flagship Pioneering has 80 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Cygnal Therapeutics on May 18, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/18/2022

Merger

2

7/30/2021

IPO

$99M

6

7/28/2021

Acquired

$99M

5

2/4/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

12/4/2020

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

5/18/2022

7/30/2021

7/28/2021

2/4/2021

12/4/2020

Exit

Merger

IPO

Acquired

IPO

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

6

5

10

10

Flagship Pioneering Fund History

9 Fund Histories

Flagship Pioneering has 9 funds, including Flagship Pioneering - Origination Fund VII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/14/2021

Flagship Pioneering - Origination Fund VII

$3,400M

3

3/20/2019

Flagship Pioneering Special Opportunities Fund II

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$99M

10

12/20/2017

Flagship Pioneering Fund VI

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$99M

10

12/15/2016

Flagship Ventures Opportunities Fund I

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$99M

10

3/26/2015

Flagship Ventures Fund V

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$99M

10

Closing Date

6/14/2021

3/20/2019

12/20/2017

12/15/2016

3/26/2015

Fund

Flagship Pioneering - Origination Fund VII

Flagship Pioneering Special Opportunities Fund II

Flagship Pioneering Fund VI

Flagship Ventures Opportunities Fund I

Flagship Ventures Fund V

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$3,400M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

10

Flagship Pioneering Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Flagship Pioneering has 10 strategic partners and customers. Flagship Pioneering recently partnered with Sonata Therapeutics on May 5, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

5/18/2022

Partner

United States

Flagship Pioneering Unveils Sonata Therapeutics to Harness Cellular Microenvironments for the Treatment of Serious Diseases

Volker Herrmann , M.D. , Sonata Therapeutics CEO and Flagship Pioneering CEO-Partner added , `` Remodeling the microenvironment requires the simultaneous control of a diversity of signals .

1

5/10/2022

Partner

Germany

Novo Nordisk and Flagship Pioneering announce a strategic collaboration to create a portfolio of transformational medicines

Flagship Pioneering and Novo Nordisk A/S announced a collaboration to create a portfolio of novel research programmes to develop transformational medicines .

3

12/7/2021

Partner

Flagship Pioneering Launches Harbinger Health to Detect Early Cancer with a Simple, Bio-AI Based Blood Test

Dr. Hahn , who joined Flagship earlier this year as Chief Medical Officer of the company 's Preemptive Medicine and Health Security Initiative , will now become a Flagship CEO-Partner as well as CEO of Harbinger .

2

10/28/2020

Partner

United States

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10

10/28/2020

Partner

United States

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10

Date

5/18/2022

5/10/2022

12/7/2021

10/28/2020

10/28/2020

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

Germany

United States

United States

News Snippet

Flagship Pioneering Unveils Sonata Therapeutics to Harness Cellular Microenvironments for the Treatment of Serious Diseases

Volker Herrmann , M.D. , Sonata Therapeutics CEO and Flagship Pioneering CEO-Partner added , `` Remodeling the microenvironment requires the simultaneous control of a diversity of signals .

Novo Nordisk and Flagship Pioneering announce a strategic collaboration to create a portfolio of transformational medicines

Flagship Pioneering and Novo Nordisk A/S announced a collaboration to create a portfolio of novel research programmes to develop transformational medicines .

Flagship Pioneering Launches Harbinger Health to Detect Early Cancer with a Simple, Bio-AI Based Blood Test

Dr. Hahn , who joined Flagship earlier this year as Chief Medical Officer of the company 's Preemptive Medicine and Health Security Initiative , will now become a Flagship CEO-Partner as well as CEO of Harbinger .

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Flagship Pioneering Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Flagship Pioneering has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Flagship Pioneering Team

28 Team Members

Flagship Pioneering has 28 team members, including current Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Noubar Afeyan.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Noubar Afeyan

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Edwin Kania Jr.

Founder

Current

Christopher P. Austin

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Fabrice Chouraqui

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Michael Nally

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

Noubar Afeyan

Edwin Kania Jr.

Christopher P. Austin

Fabrice Chouraqui

Michael Nally

Work History

Title

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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