Alex Arfaei Joins Pappas Capital As Partner

Alex Arfaei Joins Pappas Capital As Partner

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 11, 2019 — Pappas Capital, a leading investor in early-stage life sciences companies, announced today that Alex Arfaei has joined the firm as a Partner of Pappas Ventures. In his role, Mr. Arfaei will be responsible for helping to identify and evaluate investment opportunities for the firm’s venture capital business. Previously, Mr. Arfaei served as a Managing Director with BMO Capital Markets, where he was a senior equity research analyst covering major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Pappas Capital Expands Leadership Team With Appointments Of Kyle Rasbach To Managing Partner And Matthew Boyer To Chief Financial Officer

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 16, 2019 — Pappas Capital, a leading investor in early-stage life sciences companies, today announced the promotion of Kyle Rasbach, PhD, PharmD to a Managing Partner of Pappas Ventures, the firm’s venture capital business. In his new role, Dr. Rasbach will help to oversee Pappas Ventures and lead fundraising and investment efforts for its future venture funds. Pappas Capital also announced that Matthew Boyer has been named Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Ford Worthy who will continue with the firm as a Partner and Senior Advisor.

New Pappas Capital Fund Makes First Investment

Research Triangle Park, NC, May 24, 2017 – Pappas Capital, a life science venture capital firm, announced today that its new fund, Pappas Ventures V, recently invested in OrphoMed, a clinical stage company that is developing best-in-class therapies for treatment of inadequately-controlled gastrointestinal disorders. The investment in OrphoMed is the first investment by the new Pappas Ventures fund.