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Investments

69

Portfolio Exits

15

Funds

2

About Fletcher Spaght Ventures

Fletcher Spaght Ventures, (FSV) is a balanced-stage venture capital firm investing in high growth opportunities in healthcare/life sciences and related information technology companies. FSV was established in 2001 by Fletcher Spaght (FSI), a strategy consulting firm founded in 1983. FSV's healthcare/life science interests include: medical devices, diagnostics, research and development tools, biotechnology, regenerative medicine, healthcare services, and data management solutions and analytics to transform processes, reduce costs and/or improve outcomes.

Headquarters Location

222 Berkeley Street 20th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02116,

United States

617-247-6700

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Cellanyx Announces Appointment of Guy Fish, MD, MBA to its Leadership Team

Feb 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time BEVERLY, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Cellanyx announced today that it has appointed Guy Fish, MD, MBA, as a member of its Board and as acting CEO, effective immediately. Dr. Fish joins Cellanyx after more than a 30-year career in the health care industry, most recently at the healthcare technology strategy firm, Fletcher Spaght, where he was Senior Vice President, and he also served as the Vice President of its venture arm, Fletcher Spaght Ventures. Ashok Chander, PhD, Cellanyx’s co-founder, technology inventor and former CEO, will become Chief Technology Officer. “Guy brings an enormous breadth of experience in clinical practice as well as healthcare strategy that spans new technology assessment, business development, fund raising and commercialization for emerging biotechnology companies,” said Pravin Chaturvedi, PhD, Chairman of the Cellanyx board of directors. “Cellanyx is at a key point in the development of its first-in-class live tumor cell phenotypic testing platform and of its lead risk stratification test for prostate cancer. Guy is the ideal candidate to spearhead the efforts to commercialize our prostate risk-stratification test and to accelerate the development of other cancer phenotypic tests.” “Cellanyx has developed a powerful, first-in-class oncology phenotypic biomarker platform that combines two of the most exciting technologies in medical science: single cell analysis and machine learning/AI. Phenotypic analysis of live cells from biopsies has transformative potential to modernize cancer pathology from the 150-year old analysis of morphology and artifacts to clear observation of cell behaviors of aggressiveness and metastatic potential,” said Dr. Fish. “The recent publications of Cellanyx’s core technology in Nature Biomedical Engineering and clinical proof-of-concept study for the company’s prostate test in Urology, underscore the promise of its approach. I look forward to working with the team to advance this promising technology with the goal of improving clinical decision making and patient care.” Prior to Fletcher Spaght, Dr. Fish served as Vice President of Business Development at Collagenesis Inc. Prior to that he was a medical device Equities Analyst at Sanford Bernstein, and previously was a Senior Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Dr. Fish has served on many corporate and non-profit boards. He currently serves as a Trustee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Altarum Institute, and the Hydrocephalus Association. Dr. Fish received his MD from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Case Western. He received his MBA from the Yale School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from Harvard University. About Cellanyx Cellanyx is developing a first-in-class live tumor cell, phenotypic platform for precision risk stratification in cancer to help clinical treatment decision making. The company’s platform directly assesses the dynamic behavior of thousands of live tumor cells and their phenotypic biomarkers and quantifies the hallmarks of cancer and cancer aggressiveness such as cell movement and protein dynamics. Big data and machine vision learning techniques are utilized to select biomarkers that predict adverse pathology at the time of surgery. The company’s lead test, for prostate cancer, has demonstrated clinical proof of concept in a study of more than 300 tissue samples from radical prostatectomy patients. Learn more at www.cellanyx.com .

Fletcher Spaght Ventures Investments

69 Investments

Fletcher Spaght Ventures has made 69 investments. Their latest investment was in Metabolon as part of their Series F - II on January 1, 2023.

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Fletcher Spaght Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/24/2023

Series F - II

Metabolon

$25M

No

2

9/11/2020

Series F

Metabolon

$21.77M

No

2

11/13/2018

Series E

Swift Biosciences

$4M

No

1

9/5/2018

Series D

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$99M

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10

8/15/2018

Series E - IV

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$99M

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10

Date

1/24/2023

9/11/2020

11/13/2018

9/5/2018

8/15/2018

Round

Series F - II

Series F

Series E

Series D

Series E - IV

Company

Metabolon

Metabolon

Swift Biosciences

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Amount

$25M

$21.77M

$4M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

1

10

10

Fletcher Spaght Ventures Portfolio Exits

15 Portfolio Exits

Fletcher Spaght Ventures has 15 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Swift Biosciences on March 11, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/11/2021

Acquired

$99M

5

8/19/2020

Asset Sale

$99M

1

9/10/2019

Acquired

$99M

4

10/18/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

4/25/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/11/2021

8/19/2020

9/10/2019

10/18/2018

4/25/2016

Exit

Acquired

Asset Sale

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

5

1

4

10

10

Fletcher Spaght Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Fletcher Spaght Ventures has 2 funds, including Fletcher Spaght Ventures II LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2008

Fletcher Spaght Ventures II LP

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$50M

1

12/31/2001

Fletcher Spaght Ventures LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2008

12/31/2001

Fund

Fletcher Spaght Ventures II LP

Fletcher Spaght Ventures LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$50M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Fletcher Spaght Ventures Team

3 Team Members

Fletcher Spaght Ventures has 3 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Kinney L. Johnson

Founder

Current

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Name

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