Samsara BioCapital to raise $300 mln venture fund

Samsara BioCapital has set out to raise a $300 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

The fund lists as its partners former Sofinnova Ventures General Partner Srini Akkaraju and New Leaf Venture PartnersMichael Dybbs.

No first close has taken place, according to the filing.