Aptitude Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2011

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 38

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Accelerator/​Inc

  • Investors
  • 7

Aptitude General Information

Description

Developer of molecular recognition technology designed to overcome the fundamental limitations of antibodies. The company's technology unlocks the potential of aptamers, is highly stable, resistant to denaturing, works on diverse platforms and binds with high affinity and specificity to intractable targets, and discriminates against targets that differ by only a single functional group, enabling physicians to accommodate site-specific modification by various functional groups and unlocks a multitude of unique applications.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Drug Discovery
Other Industries
Biotechnology
Corporate Office
  • 125 Cremona Drive
  • Suite 100
  • Goleta, CA 93117
  • United States
+1 (805) 000-0000

Aptitude Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Aptitude Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Grant 20-Apr-2023 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Grant 01-Jul-2022 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Grant 01-Sep-2021 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 01-Jun-2021 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Grant 01-Aug-2020 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - PPP 27-Apr-2020 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Grant 01-Mar-2020 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 01-Jan-2020 $12.1M $175K Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Oct-2019 $175K Completed Generating Revenue
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Aptitude Comparisons

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Aptitude Competitors (15)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
AgomAb Venture Capital-Backed Antwerp, Belgium 00 00000 00000000000 00000
Menarini Silicon Biosystems Formerly VC-backed Castel Maggiore, Italy 00000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Codiak BioSciences Formerly VC-backed Cambridge, MA 000 00000 0000000000.
Editas Medicine Formerly VC-backed Cambridge, MA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
Kite Pharma Formerly VC-backed Santa Monica, CA 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
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Aptitude Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Scott Ferguson Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Qiang Gong Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Jinpeng Wang Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
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Aptitude Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Aptitude Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Government 000 0000 000000 0
Armed Forces Medical Examiner System Government 000 0000 000000 0
National Institutes of Health Government 000 0000 000000 0
United States Department of Defense Government 000 0000 000000 0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Government 000 0000 000000 0
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Aptitude FAQs

  • When was Aptitude founded?

    Aptitude was founded in 2011.

  • Who is the founder of Aptitude?

    Scott Ferguson Ph.D, Qiang Gong Ph.D, and Jinpeng Wang Ph.D are the founders of Aptitude.

  • Who is the CEO of Aptitude?

    Scott Ferguson Ph.D is the CEO of Aptitude.

  • Where is Aptitude headquartered?

    Aptitude is headquartered in Goleta, CA.

  • What is the size of Aptitude?

    Aptitude has 38 total employees.

  • What industry is Aptitude in?

    Aptitude’s primary industry is Drug Discovery.

  • Is Aptitude a private or public company?

    Aptitude is a Private company.

  • What is Aptitude’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Aptitude is 00000.

  • How much funding has Aptitude raised over time?

    Aptitude has raised $175K.

  • Who are Aptitude’s investors?

    Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Defense, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Aptitude.

  • Who are Aptitude’s competitors?

    AgomAb, Menarini Silicon Biosystems, Codiak BioSciences, Editas Medicine, and Kite Pharma are some of the 15 competitors of Aptitude.

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