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Actium Biosystems

Actium Biosystems is engaged in the research and development of cancer treatments combining the expanding knowledge of cancer biology with the rapidly conver...

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Houston, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2010
  • Employees 12
  • Website actiumbio.com

Company Summary

Actium Biosystems is engaged in the research and development of cancer treatments combining the expanding knowledge of cancer biology with the rapidly converging fields of nanotechnology, material science, and electromagnetic energy illumination. The company has developed a new disruptive platform technology that uses externally generated alternating current electromagnetic energy to heat magnetic nanoparticles embedded in/around cancer tumors.

Team

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    Joe Tondu
    Managing Partner

    Mr. Tondu is a Managing Director, a Founder, and the initial investor of Actium. He is the sole shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Tondu Corporation, a business development and investment company that historically has developed, owns, and operates electric energy production facilities.

    Tondu Corporation was started by Mr. Tondu in 1978 and has invested over $240 million in power plant projects in the US and Canada.

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    Daniel B. McKenna
    Managing Partner

    Mr. McKenna is a Founder and Chief Technical Officer and has directed emerging technology development efforts for over 20 years and participated in various public and private technology startups as a founder, senior executive, and investor. Mr. McKenna has successfully created substantial intellectual property in telecom information systems and next generation wireless architectures. Mr. McKenna holds 67 issued and pending patents,.

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    George Kauss
    Managing Partner

    Mr. Kauss is a Founder of Actium and is responsible for the general business management of the company. A former Presidential Appointee as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington D.C. during the Reagan administration, Mr. Kauss is widely experienced in business development, marketing, and organizational problem solving.

Previous Investors

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    Robert J. Tondu
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