CaroGen Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 8
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.4M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 6

CaroGen General Information


Provider of VLV platform intended for infectious diseases and cancer. The company's platform is safe and has a large capacity to deliver the genes for multiple types of warhead proteins including antigens, cytokines and other peptides and functional RNA molecules, such as shRNA, enabling healthcare providers to maximize the efficacy of immunotherapy.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Drug Discovery
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • 400 Farmington Avenue
  • Cell & Genome Sciences Building R2802
  • Farmington, CT 06032
  • United States
+1 (203) 000-0000

CaroGen Timeline

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CaroGen Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Grant 01-Apr-2019 $1.4M 00.000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
3. Grant 18-Jun-2018 00000 00.000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 11-Oct-2016 $2.82M $2.82M 000.00 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
1. Grant 03-Apr-2014 $10K Completed Startup
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CaroGen Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 000
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CaroGen Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Provider of VLV platform intended for infectious diseases and cancer. The company's platform is safe and has a large cap
Drug Discovery
Farmington, CT
8 As of 2021
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CaroGen Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Altravax Venture Capital-Backed Sunnyvale, CA 0 00.000 0000000000 00.000
000000 Corporation Paris, France 00 000.00 000000000 000.00
00000000000 Formerly VC-backed Louisville, CO 0 00000 000000&0 00000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Diego, CA 0 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
000000000 Corporation Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France 000 00000 000000000 00000
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CaroGen Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bijan Almassian Ph.D Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chairman
Michael Robek Ph.D Co-Founder & Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Joseph Rininger Ph.D Vice President, Product Development & Project Management
Valerain Nakaar Ph.D Co-Founder, Vice President, Research & Development & Board Member
Stephen Mason Vice President of Discovery
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CaroGen Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Fengyou Lu Self Board Member 000 0000
Frank Marco JD Wiggin and Dana Board Member 000 0000
Harry Penner Jr. Self Co-Chairman 000 0000
John Rose Ph.D CaroGen Co-Founder & Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board 000 0000
Michael Robek Ph.D CaroGen Co-Founder & Member of Scientific Advisory Board 000 0000
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CaroGen Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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CaroGen Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
National Institutes of Health Government 000 0000 000000 0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Government Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Government 000 0000 000000 0
Connecticut Innovations Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GP Fortune Investment Partners Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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CaroGen Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000000000 10-Oct-2013 0000 00000 00000 Drug Discovery
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