VC  Leading Biosciences

     Office Locations:

420 Stevens Avenue, Suite 370
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone: 858-704-4900



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    Leading Biosciences (formerly Leading Ventures) provides capital for early stage bio-technology companies in the development phase, after proof of concept but pre-revenue, that can be accelerated to a revenue generating entity, early out-licensing or sale to an acquiring firm. Leading Biosciences' portfolio is primarily comprised of seed or first round investments with a focus on technology ventures in the areas including: Medical Devices, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Homeland Security, Software Solutions and other technologies. The company's product lines cover over a dozen disease conditions and an addressable market size of approximately $113 Billion.

    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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    Chip F. Parker Co-Founder & Executive VP
    JD Finley CFO
    John Rodenrys Co-Founder & Executive VP
    Michael Dawson MD CMO
    Sharon McBrayer Director of Operations


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