ViraTherapeutics Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 41


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $243M

ViraTherapeutics General Information


Developer of next-generation oncolytic viral therapy platform created for the treatment of cancer. The company develops highly potent anti-cancer therapeutics based on oncolytic viruses that efficiently destroy cancer cells while leaving normal tissues unharmed and also develops oncolytic cancer vaccines based on a chimeric virus derived from the vesicular stomatitis virus.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Drug Discovery
Other Industries
Boehringer Ingelheim
Corporate Office
  • Bundesstraße 27
  • Rum, 6063
  • Austria
+43 0512 000000

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ViraTherapeutics Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 13-Sep-2018 $243M 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC (Series B) 28-Oct-2016 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A) 24-Jun-2015 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
4. Grant 01-Dec-2014 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Grant 01-Jul-2013 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Angel (individual) 01-Apr-2013 Completed Startup
1. Spin-Off 01-Apr-2013 Completed Startup
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ViraTherapeutics Comparisons

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ViraTherapeutics Competitors (117)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Vyriad Venture Capital-Backed Rochester, MN 00 00000 00000000000 00000
Carisma Therapeutics Formerly VC-backed Philadelphia, PA 00 00000 000000000 00000
Circio Formerly VC-backed Lysaker, Norway 00 00000 000000000 00000
Kite Pharma Formerly VC-backed Santa Monica, CA 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
Adicet Bio Formerly VC-backed Boston, MA 000 00000 00000000 00000
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ViraTherapeutics Patents

ViraTherapeutics Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230183650-A1 Vsv rescue Pending 09-Jul-2021 00000000
US-20220088162-A1 Heterologous prime boost vaccine Pending 14-Sep-2020 00000000000
US-20220010286-A1 Process for producing a purified rhabdovirus from cell culture Pending 10-Jul-2020 00000000
US-20210379130-A1 Recombinant rhabdovirus encoding for a cd80 extracellular domain fc-fusion protein Pending 03-Jun-2020 0000000000 0
US-20220228172-A1 Novel mechanism to control rna virus replication and gene expression Pending 21-Jun-2019 C12N7/00
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ViraTherapeutics Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ludwig Weiss Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Egerer Ph.D Chief Operating Officer
Dorothee Holm-von Laer Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor
Heinz Schwer Ph.D Chief Executive Officer
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ViraTherapeutics Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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ViraTherapeutics Former Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Austria Wirtschaftsservice Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
EMBL Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
EMPL Fahrzeugwerk Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Research Studio Austria Corporation 000 0000 000000 0
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ViraTherapeutics FAQs

  • When was ViraTherapeutics founded?

    ViraTherapeutics was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of ViraTherapeutics?

    Ludwig Weiss Ph.D and Dorothee Holm-von Laer are the founders of ViraTherapeutics.

  • Who is the CEO of ViraTherapeutics?

    Ludwig Weiss Ph.D and Heinz Schwer Ph.D are the CEOs of ViraTherapeutics.

  • Where is ViraTherapeutics headquartered?

    ViraTherapeutics is headquartered in Rum, Austria.

  • What is the size of ViraTherapeutics?

    ViraTherapeutics has 41 total employees.

  • What industry is ViraTherapeutics in?

    ViraTherapeutics’s primary industry is Drug Discovery.

  • Is ViraTherapeutics a private or public company?

    ViraTherapeutics is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of ViraTherapeutics?

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  • What is ViraTherapeutics’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for ViraTherapeutics is 000000.

  • How much funding has ViraTherapeutics raised over time?

    ViraTherapeutics has raised $8.55M.

  • Who are ViraTherapeutics’s investors?

    Austria Wirtschaftsservice, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, EMBL Ventures, EMPL Fahrzeugwerk, and Research Studio Austria are 5 of 8 investors who have invested in ViraTherapeutics.

  • Who are ViraTherapeutics’s competitors?

    Vyriad, Carisma Therapeutics, Circio, Kite Pharma, and Adicet Bio are some of the 117 competitors of ViraTherapeutics.

  • When was ViraTherapeutics acquired?

    ViraTherapeutics was acquired on 13-Sep-2018.

  • Who acquired ViraTherapeutics?

    ViraTherapeutics was acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim.

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