Cogene Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Exits
  • 11


Cogene Ventures General Information


Cogene Ventures was a venture capital firm based in Houston, Texas and was founded in 2000. The firm provided seed, early stage, expansion and later stage venture investments to companies operating in the bio-pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, life sciences and health care, medical devices, medical products, health care information technology and bio-nanotechnology sectors.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Cogene Biotech Ventures
Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Five Post Oak Park
  • 4400 Post Oak Parkway, Suite 1400
  • Houston, TX 77027
  • United States

Cogene Ventures Investments & Acquisitions (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Forum Pharmaceuticals 31-Oct-2008 Later Stage VC 0000 Drug Discovery Out of Business
MedServe 05-Oct-2006 00 000000000 0000 Environmental Services (B2B) Profitable
Raven Biotechnologies 12-Oct-2005 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
MedServe 26-Sep-2005 000000 00 00 000.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Profitable
Forum Pharmaceuticals 09-Nov-2004 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Out of Business
Med-Shred 28-Oct-2004 00000 00000 000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000000000 000000 00
MacroGenics 15-Oct-2004 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
Transmolecular 01-Mar-2004 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
Anesiva 24-Feb-2004 Later Stage VC 0000 Discovery Tools (Healthcare) Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Targacept 19-Mar-2003 Later Stage VC 000.00 Biotechnology Profitable
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Cogene Ventures Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Odyssey Thera 01-Jan-2018 Out of Business
Athersys 27-Jan-2017 000000 0000000000 0000
Forum Pharmaceuticals 01-Jun-2016 000 00 00000000
Targacept 20-Aug-2015 000000000000000000 000.00
MacroGenics 10-Oct-2013 000 000.00
Transmolecular 01-Mar-2011 000000000000000000
MedServe 04-Dec-2009 000000000000000000 00000
Raven Biotechnologies 17-Jul-2008 000000000000000000 0000
Anesiva 26-Sep-2005 Reverse Merger
Med-Shred 26-Sep-2005 Merger of Equals
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