Rakuten Medical

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Rakuten Medical (formerly Rakuten Aspyrian) is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing tumor-targeted precision therapies. The company develops anticancer therapies based on the photoimmunotherapy platform. It plans to become a fully integrated biopharma with research, development, and worldwide commercialization.

HQSan Diego, CA, US
Employee Ratings2.2

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)169(-2%)
Job Openings7
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Key People/Management at Rakuten Medical

Hiroshi Mikitani

Hiroshi Mikitani

Chairman of the Board and CEO
Miguel Garcia-Guzman

Miguel Garcia-Guzman

Vice Chairman and CSO
Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia

Brenton Keath

Brenton Keath

Takashi Toraishi

Takashi Toraishi

President and COO
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Rakuten Medical Office Locations

Rakuten Medical has offices in San Diego, San Mateo, Setagaya City, Amsterdam and in 2 other locations
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
11080 Roselle St
San Mateo, CA, US
900 Concar Dr #400
Setagaya City, JP
Futako Tamagawa Rise Office, 2-21-1 Tamagawa
Amsterdam, NL
Claude Debussylaan 7
Ecublens, CH
Chemin des Larges-Pièces
Taipei, TW
13 - 1f, no, No. 1, Songgao Road, Xinyi District
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Rakuten Medical Financials and Metrics

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Rakuten Medical total Funding

$451.9 m

Rakuten Medical latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Rakuten Medical investors

Rakuten Medical's latest funding round in August 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Rakuten Medical has raised $451.9 m
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Rakuten Medical News and Updates

Rakuten Medical Announces Two New Members to Board of Directors, Appoints Nitin Nohria as Chairman of the Board

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Nitin Nohria and Hiroshi Takasawa to the company's board of directors. Dr. Nohria will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors. These appointments reflect the company's...

Rakuten Medical, Inc. Closes $166 Million Series D Financing led by General Catalyst

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc., a global clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative oncology products for multiple indications, today announced the completion of a $166 million Series D preferred stock...

Rakuten Medical and Shimadzu Corporation announce a joint development and commercialization agreement on a medical device to be used with the Illuminox™ platform

SAN MATEO, Calif. and KYOTO, Japan, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. (HQ: San Mateo, Calif.; Chairman and CEO: Hiroshi Mikitani; hereinafter "Rakuten Medical") and Shimadzu Corporation (HQ: Kyoto, Japan; President and CEO: Teruhisa Ueda; hereinafter "Shimadzu") today...

Rakuten Medical to Present at the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 11, 2021

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. (RMI), a global biotechnology company developing precision-targeted cancer therapies based on its proprietary, anti-cancer treatment platform, Illuminox™, will present at the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare...

Rakuten Medical Enrolls First Patient in the U.S. Clinical Trial for its Lead Product, ASP-1929 in Combination with Anti-PD1 Therapy, for Head and Neck Cancer or Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. (Rakuten Medical) today announced that their Phase 1b/2 clinical trial, an Open-label Study Using ASP-1929 Photoimmunotherapy in Combination With Anti-PD1 Therapy in EGFR Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors...

Rakuten Medical Announces Acquisition of Medlight SA

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. announced today the acquisition of Medlight SA. Medlight produces and commercializes a large range of catheters and diffusers for optical light delivery. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition of...
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Rakuten Medical Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rakuten Medical founded?

    Rakuten Medical was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Rakuten Medical key executives?

    Rakuten Medical's key executives are Hiroshi Mikitani, Miguel Garcia-Guzman and Carlos Garcia.

  • How many employees does Rakuten Medical have?

    Rakuten Medical has 169 employees.

  • Who are Rakuten Medical competitors?

    Competitors of Rakuten Medical include Halozyme Therapeutics, Forbius and Kiromic Biopharma.

  • Where is Rakuten Medical headquarters?

    Rakuten Medical headquarters is located at 11080 Roselle St, San Diego.

  • Where are Rakuten Medical offices?

    Rakuten Medical has offices in San Diego, San Mateo, Setagaya City, Amsterdam and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rakuten Medical have?

    Rakuten Medical has 7 offices.