WRF Capital Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 9
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 159
  • Portfolio
  • 41
  • Exits
  • 67
Exits

WRF Capital General Information

Description

Washington Research Foundation (WRF) is an independent non-profit foundation based in Seattle, Washington. Established in 1981, the foundation primarily focuses on technology in the life sciences, information technology, and physical sciences fields, arising from Washington State research institutions. The assets of the foundation are managed and administered by the board of directors.WRF Capital is the venture capital arm of the Washington Research Foundation and it specializes in early-stage investments. The firm focuses on investing in companies operating in life sciences and enabling technologies developing products arising from research at Washington State institutions.

Contact Information

Year Founded
1981
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 2815 Eastlake Avenue East
  • Suite 300
  • Seattle, WA 98102
  • United States
+1 (206) 000-0000

WRF Capital Investments (159)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
BlueDot Photonics 03-May-2021 Seed Round 000 Alternative Energy Equipment Product Development
0000000 14-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000 02-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue
0000 0000000000000 31-Mar-2021 0000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Stealth
0000000 000 31-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Startup
00000 000000000 18-Nov-2020 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Pre-Clinical Trials
000000000 00000000 30-Jul-2020 0000 00000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue
00000000 16-Jul-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Medcurity 13-Jul-2020 Seed Round 00.00 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue
MDMetrix 22-May-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Outcome Management (Healthcare) Generating Revenue
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WRF Capital Exits (67)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Lyell 17-Jun-2021 IPO 00000
00000 000000000000 30-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 00000
0000 0000000000000 04-Feb-2021 000 00000
000000 000000 18-Sep-2020 000 00000
0000000000 23-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
00000 31-Dec-2019 0000000000: 000000
00000000 11-Dec-2019 000 00 00000000
00000 000000000000 01-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
Phytelligence 27-Sep-2019 Out of Business
Neoleukin Therapeutics (Acquired by Aquinox Pharmaceuticals) 08-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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WRF Capital Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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WRF Capital Team (11)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jeff Eby Chief Financial Officer Seattle, WA
Loretta Little Managing Director 00 0 Seattle, WA
William Canestaro Ph.D Managing Director 0 Seattle, WA
Morgan Hellar Controller Seattle, WA
Dale Wadman Communications Manager Seattle, WA
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WRF Capital Co-Investors (143)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alliance of Angels 6 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The W Fund 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
ARCH Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alexandria Venture Investments 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
WuXi AppTec 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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