First Light Diagnostics Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 31

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $992K

  • Investors
  • 17

First Light Diagnostics General Information

Description

Developer of innovative diagnostic tests designed to enable rapid and accurate detection of pathogens that can cause life-threatening infections. The company's antimicrobial susceptibility tests ensure that patients suffering from infection receive appropriate antibiotic treatment options in hours and not days compared to current practices, helping medical professionals to save lives, lower healthcare costs, improve antibiotic stewardship, and prevent the spread of antibiotic drugs resistance.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
First Light Biosciences
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Diagnostic Equipment
Other Industries
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
Primary Office
  • 2 Omni Way
  • Chelmsford, MA 01824
  • United States
+1 (781) 000-0000

First Light Diagnostics Timeline

2019202020212022
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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First Light Diagnostics Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
14. Grant 01-Apr-2021 $992K 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
13. Debt - PPP 15-Apr-2020 00.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Debt - General 00.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Debt - General 19-Jun-2019 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Later Stage VC (Series A2) 28-May-2019 000 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series A2) 16-Jan-2019 000 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC (Series A1) 24-Jan-2017 00.000 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - General 26-May-2016 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series A) 12-Sep-2015 $3.5M $3.5M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 01-Feb-2015 $4M Completed Generating Revenue
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First Light Diagnostics Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A-2 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series A-1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series A 8,770,951 $0.001000 $0.03 $0.43 $0.43 1x $0.43 16.09%
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First Light Diagnostics Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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First Light Diagnostics Competitors (17)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Mobidiag Formerly PE-Backed Espoo, Finland 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
0000000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Leuven, Belgium 000 00000 000000000 00000
0000000 000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Diego, CA 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Dublin, Ireland 00 00.000 000000&0 00.000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Diego, CA 00 00000 00000000000 00000
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First Light Diagnostics Patents

First Light Diagnostics Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-3781030-A4 Detection of targets Pending 19-Apr-2019
AU-2019354837-A1 Test cartridges Pending 04-Oct-2018 000000000000
AU-2019354837-A2 Test cartridges Pending 04-Oct-2018 000000000000
AU-2019355198-A2 Detection and analysis of cells Pending 04-Oct-2018 000000000000
CA-3115279-A1 Analysis instrument Pending 04-Oct-2018 G01N33/54333
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First Light Diagnostics Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Andrew Wilsack Chief Financial Officer
Donald Straus Ph.D Founder, Chief Scientific Officer & Board Member
Sandra Krieg Acting CFO & HR Manager
Joseph Turgeon Chief Operations Officer
Bruce Walsh Vice President, Software Engineering
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First Light Diagnostics Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
Donald Straus Ph.D First Light Diagnostics Founder, Chief Scientific Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Florian Kainzinger Ph.D Self Board Observer 000 0000
Norman Gitis Ph.D Self Board Observer 000 0000
Peter Kaspar Ph.D First Light Diagnostics Board Member 000 0000
Salvatore Salamone Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
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First Light Diagnostics 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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First Light Diagnostics Investors (17)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Boston Harbor Angels Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Launchpad Venture Group Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Mass Medical Angels Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
10X Group Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Beacon Angels Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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