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Company Overview of Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse

Company Overview

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, start up, early stage, growth, maturity, later stage, and expansion stage investments. The firm also provides bridge financing. It seeks to invest in life sciences and biosciences emerging companies with a focus on biotechnology tools and services, bioinformatics, physical, engineering and life sciences research, bionanotechnology, diagnostics and screenings, medical devices, healthcare information technology, medical robotics, therapeutics,developers of therapeutic treatments and tools and services. The firm prefers to invest in Western Pennsylvania. The firm invests between $0...

2425 Sidney Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse

President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
Executive Chairman
Age: 69
Vice President of Finance
Senior Investment Manager
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Key Developments

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Promotes Diana Cugliari as Vice President of Finance

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse has appointed Diana Cugliari as vice president of finance. She succeeds CFO Phil Petraglia, who is retiring after 13 years. She will oversee the financial operation of the economic development and investment firm. Cugliari joined PLSG in 2012 as senior investment manager.

Helomics Corporation and Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Partner to Establish a Biotechnology Incubator Dedicated to Diagnostics and Precision Medicine

Helomics Corporation and the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) announced a joint agreement to form an incubator dedicated to diagnostics and precision medicine. The facility will be housed at Helomics' headquarters in Lawrenceville.

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) announced a change in leadership. In accordance with the succession plan developed by the Nominating and Governance Committee over the past several years, effective December 8, 2016, James (Jim) F. Jordan is selected to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding John W. Manzetti, who is elected to the position of Executive Chairman of the PLSG. Both Jordan and Manzetti will continue to serve in their current positions within the Accelerator Fund LLC, the PLSG's for-profit venture capital fund, as Managing Director and Founder and Managing Director respectively. During his tenure at PLSG, Jordan has managed the majority of the PLSG's 200+ direct investments in nearly 80 companies for over $22M. He credits Manzetti's presence in the Company as a catalyst to his success within the PLSG. Manzetti, whose leadership of the PLSG over the past 10 years has resulted in significant regional economic development growth in the life sciences category, is confident Mr. Jordan will keep the PLSG on a positive path for the future. In addition to his role as Executive Chairman of the PLSG, Manzetti, who founded the Accelerator Fund in 2010, will continue to be responsible for the management of Fund I and II investments and exploring potential follow-on funds. He will also participate in PLSG fundraising and strategic planning.

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