David Walt Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

David Walt General Information

Description

Dr. David Walt is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Sherlock Biosciences and Arbor Biotechnologies. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Torus Biosystems. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Vizgen. He served as a Board Member at Exicure. He is the Scientific Founder & Board Member at Quanterix and has co-founded several other life sciences companies including Illumina, Ultivue, Arbor Biotechnologies, Sherlock Biosciences and Vizgen. He also serves as its Advisor at Illumina Ventures. He serves as Senior Investigator of Brigham and Women's Hospital; Department of Pathology, Core Faculty Member at Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School at Harvard University. He is an internationally-recognized expert in nanoscience and diagnostics and has invented numerous transformative technologies that have led to major commercial successes. He has had a highly successful academic career combined with significant entrepreneurial activity. He is a University Professor, Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Genetics, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Neuroscience at Tufts University and is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. He also is the Founding Director of the Tufts Institute for Innovation. His laboratory pioneered the development of microwell arrays, which revolutionized the field of genetic analysis. His laboratory also introduced the idea of digital protein detection by developing a high throughput technology for performing single molecule analysis. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He has published over 300 papers and holds nearly 100 patents. He received a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in chemical biology from SUNY at Stony Brook. He completed his postdoctoral studies at MIT.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Boston, MA
  • United States

David Walt Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Vizgen 27-Apr-2022 Later Stage VC 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
00000 0000000000 23-Apr-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
000000000 27-Jan-2021 0000 00000 000 Other Materials Startup 00000 0000 00.0
0000000 02-May-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
0000 29-Mar-2019 00000 00000 000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
0000000 27-Sep-2017 0000 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000 00.0
0000000 08-Jan-2016 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000 00.0
908 Devices 06-May-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000 00.0
Exicure 05-Feb-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000 00.0
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David Walt Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
908 Devices 18-Dec-2020 IPO 00000
0000000 23-May-2018 0000000 000000
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David Walt Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Walt Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 Boston, MA
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David Walt Co-Investors (36)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
ARCH Venture Partners 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Northpond Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Access Industries 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bain Capital Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sofina 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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