In May 2018, Seabright Fund acquired Explora BioLabs.
Explora BioLabs is the leading provider of vivarium-as-a-service research space. Clients can initiate their pre-clinical research in record time by stepping into existing space proximate to their own lab operations in multiple locations across San Francisco and San Diego. In addition, Explora manages clients’ vivaria for them making our combined staffing and regulatory management model accessible to organizations seeking to focus on what they do best – the science. The company can also perform selective contract research for its clients, managing overflow and adding capabilities as their needs demand.
For more, see www.explorabiolabs.com
Seabright Fund was founded by its Managing Partner, Sandy Paige. Sandy brings a deep skill set spanning a full range of industries and has been intimately involved with the growth and management of successful companies for nearly two decades.
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“When it comes down to it, relationship and deal success comes down to trust and integrity. Whatever we put on paper is important, but being able to deliver trust and integrity over time is the real test of how a longer-term relationship will hold up. On all these accounts, Sandy is among the tops of the people I have dealt with during my career. I trust his integrity.”
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