VC  Westlake Village BioPartners

     Office Locations:

3075 Townsgate Road, Suite 140
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: 805-465-9588



  • Early



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Westlake Village BioPartners is a Los Angeles area-based venture capital firm focused on incubating and building life sciences companies with entrepreneurs that have the potential to bring transformative therapies and technologies to patients. The Westlake model is built on the founding team's unique experience in successfully identifying and developing breakthrough therapies and building organizations. Westlake announced (September 2018) the launch of the firm's first fund with $320 million of committed capital.

    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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    Beth Seidenberg MD Founding Managing Director
    Desmond Padhi Associate Partner
    Scott Ryles COO
    Sean Harper MD Founding Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Expansion Therapeutics



      Series B





      Series A and B


    Portfolio companies include:


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