Beth Seidenberg and Sean Harper (Westlake Village)

Cor­rect­ed: West­lake tar­gets $450M for Sei­den­berg's next life sci­ences fund

Life sci­ences VC firm West­lake Vil­lage BioPart­ners is ready to re­stock its cap­i­tal re­serves short­ly af­ter its suc­cess with bring­ing port­fo­lio com­pa­ny Ace­lyrin to one of the biggest IPOs in re­cent biotech mem­o­ry.

The Los An­ge­les ven­ture firm — led by well-known ex-Klein­er Perkins in­vestor Beth Sei­den­berg — eyes a $450 mil­lion fund, per a Thurs­day SEC fil­ing. West­lake’s oth­er found­ing man­ag­ing di­rec­tor, for­mer Am­gen R&D ex­ec­u­tive Sean Harp­er, is not list­ed on the SEC fil­ing as a par­tic­i­pant in the fund.

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Life Sciences Senior Associate

General Catalyst

San Francisco, CA, USA