Arie Belldegrun Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 4
Exits

Arie Belldegrun General Information

Description

Mr. Arie Belldegrun is a Co-Founder and serves as Senior Managing Director at Vida Ventures (Boston). He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Bellco Capital. He serves as Co-Chairman at Breakthrough Properties. He serves as Chairman and Partner at Two River Group. He serves as Board Member at ByHeart. A visionary entrepreneur, Arie is co-founding and leading the creation of Allogene Therapeutics, a biotechnology company with a mission to catalyze the next revolution in cancer treatment through the development of allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T) therapy directed at blood cancers and solid tumors. Arie founded Kite Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies where he served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer until the acquisition of Kite by Gilead Sciences in October 2017. He remains as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for FosunKite, a joint venture formed between Fosun Pharma and Kite, a Gilead company, for the development of cell therapy in China. Arie has had a distinguished tenure in the life sciences, having been closely involved with the founding and advancement of several successful biopharmaceutical companies including Cougar Biotechnology and Agensys. Abiraterone, developed by Cougar, is a mainstay of therapy for patients with metastatic prostate cancer. He currently serves as Chairman of Two River Group and UroGen Pharma, (NASDAQ: URGN), and previously served as a Board Member of Cell Design Labs until its acquisition by Gilead in December 2017. Arie is a Professor of Urology, holds the Roy and Carol Doumani Chair in Urologic Oncology, and is Director of the UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is currently a member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Strategic Advisory Group. Prior to joining UCLA, Arie was at the National Cancer Institute/NIH as a research fellow in surgical oncology and immunotherapy under Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg. He completed his M.D. at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, his post-graduate studies in Immunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science, and his residency in Urologic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has authored several books in oncology and more than 500 scientific and medical papers related to urological cancers, immunotherapy, gene therapy, and cancer vaccines. He is certified by the American Board of Urology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Arie Belldegrun Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Kronos Bio 13-Jul-2019 Early Stage VC 00000 Biotechnology Pre-Clinical Trials 0000 0000000000 00
000000 000 23-May-2018 0000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Pre-Clinical Trials 0000 0000000000 00
000000 000 18-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Delivery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 0000000000 00
Kite Pharma 20-Jun-2014 IPO 00000 Biotechnology Profitable 0000 0000000000 00
Cell Design Labs Early Stage VC 00.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000 0000000000 00
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Arie Belldegrun Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Kronos Bio 09-Oct-2020 IPO 00000
000000 000 28-Jun-2018 000 000.00
Cell Design Labs 01-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Kite Pharma 03-Oct-2017 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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Arie Belldegrun Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Arie Belldegrun MD Angel Investor 00 0 0 Los Angeles, CA
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Arie Belldegrun Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Nextech Invest 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Omega Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Polaris Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SDL Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Invus Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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