Atlas Venture

Atlas Venture is a leading biotech venture capital firm.  Atlas companies are custom built to realize their scientific and business potential.

DISCOVER: Identifying true innovation from high-impact science.

DERISK: Proving and maturing the science and technology to guide clinical translation

SHAPE: Crafting the right business model for each opportunity.

STRENGTHEN: Rolling up our sleeves to position our companies for successful drug development and exits in all market environments.

HQCambridge, US
Atlas Venture was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

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Key People/Management at Atlas Venture

Peter Barrett

Peter Barrett

David Grayzel

David Grayzel

Jason Rhodes

Jason Rhodes

Jean-Francois Formela

Jean-Francois Formela

Bruce Booth

Bruce Booth

Kevin Bitterman

Kevin Bitterman

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Atlas Venture Office Locations

Atlas Venture has an office in Cambridge
Cambridge, US (HQ)
400 Technology Square, 400 Technology Square
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Atlas Venture News and Updates

Akrevia Therapeutics Launches with $30M Series A Financing Led by F-Prime Capital Partners and Atlas Venture

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrevia Therapeutics, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing highly-potent, tumor-targeted immuno-oncology therapeutics, today announced the closing of a $30 million Series A financing led by F-Prime Capital...

Atlas Venture wraps up 11th fund at $350 mln

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Atlas Venture, an early-stage venture firm, has closed its oversubscribed 11th fund at $350 million. Altas Ventures invests in biotech startups.

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Atlas Venture Blogs

Ode to Patients

Due to meetings in London on a Friday and in Dortmund on the following Monday, I spent the weekend in London.  As I walked the streets appreciating its history, I could not help but think of the history of medicine, as well.  Images of leeches and bloodletting in Tudor times came to mind.  Imagine b…

Leave No Stone Unturned: A Pipeline Story

Building a leading gene therapy pipeline in under two years (and a lot of air miles): how to persevere and make the calls that matter. Throughout a career in business development I’ve sat at every seat at the negotiating table, but I count my experience building AVROBIO’s leading lentiviral vector (…

Atlas unveils RNA-editing Korro Bio helmed by Nessan Bermingham

Nearly two years ago, Nessan Bermingham, Ph.D., handed the reins of Intellia Therapeutics over to John Leonard, M.D., the R&D chief who had built the company alongside him. After a break, he landed at Atlas Venture, the VC firm that helped launch Intellia in 2014 and that is now debuting Korro B…

With eyes on IPO, muscular dystrophy startup names new CEO

The scientific founder and CEO of Cambridge startup Dyne Therapeutics has hired a new CEO — a former CFO with experience in public stock offerings. Read more. The post With eyes on IPO, muscular dystrophy startup names new CEO appeared first on Atlas Venture.

Early Company Evolution – People, Pipeline, and Purse

“Time flies when you’re having fun.” That’s how I feel as I reflect on the first three years of the growth of Kyn Therapeutics. So much has happened since my R&D colleague Michelle Zhang and I moved into the seed space at Atlas Venture (see photo below of our cozy abode) to begin work onRead Mor…

Partnered with Novartis, tiny Cadent jumps out of stealth with $40M round for its CNS pipeline

A small Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company is hoping its bet on CNS drugs using a well established pharmaceutical approach — allosteric modulators — will cement its place as a biotech powerhouse in the years to come. Cadent Therapeutics — currently a 9-person team — has already found a partner i…
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Atlas Venture Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Atlas Venture founded?

    Atlas Venture was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Atlas Venture key executives?

    Atlas Venture's key executives are Peter Barrett, David Grayzel and Jason Rhodes.

  • Where is Atlas Venture headquarters?

    Atlas Venture headquarters is located at 400 Technology Square, 400 Technology Square, Cambridge.

  • Where are Atlas Venture offices?

    Atlas Venture has an office in Cambridge.

  • How many offices does Atlas Venture have?

    Atlas Venture has 1 office.