Xention Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2002

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Out of Business

  • Employees
  • 13


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Out of Business

Xention General Information


Developer of novel therapies intended to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The company's therapies develop drug candidates that modulate two novel but well-characterized, ion channels to develop breakthrough products in this area of huge unmet medical need, enabling healthcare sector to use channel-modulating drugs for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, overactive bladder, pain, and autoimmune diseases.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Xention Discovery
Ownership Status
Out of Business
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Drug Discovery
Other Industries
Corporate Office
  • 38 High Street
  • Newmarket
  • Suffolk CB8 8LB
  • England, United Kingdom

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Xention Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Out of Business 01-Jan-2023 000.00 Completed Out of Business
9. Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 01-Mar-2015 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 18-Oct-2012 00.000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series D) 23-Nov-2010 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 25-Jun-2010 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 31-Mar-2008 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 18-Jul-2005 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC 10-Sep-2003 $6.34M $12.6M Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC 01-Aug-2002 $6.24M $6.24M Completed Startup
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Xention Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
D Preferred 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
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Xention Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
13 As of 2016
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Xention Competitors (102)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
AnTolRx Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, MA 000 00000000000 000
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Formerly VC-backed Boston, MA 0000 00.000 000000&0
Minerva Neurosciences Formerly VC-backed Burlington, MA 0 00000 000000000 00000
hVIVO Formerly VC-backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 000000&0 00000
Enterprise Therapeutics Venture Capital-Backed Brighton, United Kingdom 00 0000 00000000000 0000
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Xention Patents

Xention Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-201215284-D0 Compounds Inactive 28-Aug-2012
GB-201214250-D0 Compounds Inactive 09-Aug-2012
CA-2855346-A1 Thieno- and furo - pyrimidines and pyridines, useful as potassium channel inhibitors Inactive 15-Nov-2011 0000000000
GB-201119745-D0 Compounds Inactive 15-Nov-2011
GB-201119703-D0 Compounds Inactive 15-Nov-2011
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Xention 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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Xention FAQs

  • When was Xention founded?

    Xention was founded in 2002.

  • Who is the founder of Xention?

    John Ford Ph.D is the founder of Xention.

  • Where is Xention headquartered?

    Xention is headquartered in Suffolk, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Xention?

    Xention has 13 total employees.

  • What industry is Xention in?

    Xention’s primary industry is Drug Discovery.

  • Is Xention a private or public company?

    Xention is a Private company.

  • What is Xention’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Xention is 00000.

  • How much funding has Xention raised over time?

    Xention has raised $53.3M.

  • Who are Xention’s competitors?

    AnTolRx, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Minerva Neurosciences, hVIVO, and Enterprise Therapeutics are some of the 102 competitors of Xention.

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