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Immunitas Therapeutics Closes $58M in Series B Financing



Immunitas Therapeutics, a Waltham, MA-based single cell genomics-based therapeutics company, closed a $58m Series B financing.

The round was led by Agent Capital with participation from Medical Excellence Capital (MEC), 120 Capital, Solasta Ventures, Mirae Asset, Ono Venture Investment, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research, NS Investment, BrightEdge (American Cancer Society), and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Therapy Acceleration Program® (LLS TAP). Existing investors Alexandria Venture Investments, Evotec, Leaps by Bayer, M Ventures, Novartis Venture Fund (NVF), and founding investor Longwood Fund also joined the round. As part of the financing, Geeta Vemuri, PhD, MBA, Managing Partner and Founder of Agent Capital, and Brian Halak, PhD, on behalf of MEC will join the Immunitas Board of Directors. 

The company intends to use the funds to advance its lead program, IMT-009, a CD161 inhibitor, into the clinic to treat both solid tumors and hematological malignancies.

Led by Jeffrey Goldberg, Chief Executive Officer, Immunitas Therapeutics is a single cell genomics-based therapeutics company focused on immunology that is advancing multiple programs to the clinic. Its programs are derived from their platform, a cross-functional, highly integrated, single cell genomics approach that enables rapid target identification and validation in parallel with antibody discovery and engineering. IMT-009, a first-in-class NK and T cell modulator targeting CD161, is being developed for the treatment of solid tumors and hematological malignancies. Immunitas is also advancing IMT-073, a dual-target NK and T cell modulator.

Since being founded in 2019, Immunitas has raised a total of $97 million in venture funding from a strong syndicate of investors including Longwood Fund, Alexandria, Evotec, Leaps by Bayer, M Ventures, and Novartis Venture Fund (NVF). 

In addition, Amanda Wagner, MBA, has been appointed Chief Business Officer.