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.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Diego, CA, US
Websiterakuten-med.com

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)169

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

CTO
Brenton Keath

Brenton Keath

CFO
Takashi Toraishi

Takashi Toraishi

President and COO
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Rakuten Medical Office Locations

Rakuten Medical has offices in San Diego, San Mateo, Sinn, Setagaya City and in 2 other locations
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
11080 Roselle St
San Mateo, CA, US
900 Concar Dr #400
Sinn, DE
Zur Dornheck 14
Setagaya City, JP
2 Chome-21 Tamagawa
Amsterdam, NL
Claude Debussylaan 7
Ecublens, CH
Chemin des Larges-Pièces
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Rakuten Medical Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Rakuten Medical total Funding

$451.9 m

Rakuten Medical latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Rakuten Medical News and Updates

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...

Rakuten Medical Investigational Anti-cancer Therapy Candidate Seen to Activate Immune System Response and Synergize with PD1 Checkpoint Blockade in Animal Models

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Nov. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Medical, Inc. (RMI) a clinical-stage, global biotechnology company developing precision-targeted cancer therapies based on Rakuten Medical's Illuminox™, its proprietary, anti-cancer treatment platform, introduced new preclinical...

Rakuten Aspyrian Announces Name Change to Rakuten Medical

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Aspyrian, a biotechnology company developing precision-targeted cancer therapies based on its proprietary Photoimmunotherapy platform, today announced that it has changed its name to Rakuten Medical, Inc. This name more closely...

Rakuten Aspyrian Closes $284 Million Series C Financing for Late-Stage Oncology Pipeline

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Aspyrian, a biotechnology company developing precision-targeted cancer therapies based on its proprietary Photoimmunotherapy platform, today announced that it has raised an additional $134 million in a second tranche of its Series C...

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, Sinn, Setagaya City and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rakuten Medical have?

    Rakuten Medical has 8 offices.