VC  LaunchCyte

     Office Locations:

2403 Sidney St., Suite 270
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Phone: 412-481-2200
Fax: 412-592-0349



  • Seed



  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    LaunchCyte creates, seeds, and harvests life sciences innovation. Founded in 2000 to bring to market unique university technologies, the firm then licenses the best of these technologies, and drives them to market by creating new start-up companies. Currently, LaunchCyte has a portfolio of five companies that offer solutions in healthcare, lighting and display industries.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Adam Verost Director
    Babs Carryer Director
    Gregory T. Hebrank MD, MBA Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
    Robert Unkovic Director
    Tom Petzinger Co-Founder, President, & CEO


    Portfolio companies include:


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