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Biotech/Pharma - Finance, Start-Up
Pronutria Bags $39M for Research, Possible Staff Expansion and Recruits Two Ex-Vertex (VRTX) Execs 5/28/2015
QR Pharma Issues $5.7 Million Of Series A Preferred Stock 5/26/2015
Three Former Genentech (RHHBY) Researchers Launch Neuroscience Company Denali Therapeutics With $217 Million 5/18/2015
World's Richest Doctor Banks Another $100 Million for Cancer-Focused Startup NantBioscience 5/15/2015
Life Science Startups Froth as VC Firm MPM Capital Closes $400 Million Funding Round 5/14/2015
NuSirt Biopharma Raises $6 Million In Series C Funding 5/13/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), University of North Carolina Set Up $20 Million Spinoff to Find a Cure for HIV/AIDS 5/12/2015
Precision BioSciences Bags $25.6 Million Series A 5/11/2015
Startup Symbiomix Grabs $41 Million to Fund Trial for a Newish Old Antibiotic 5/7/2015
Bay Area MyoKardia Snags $46 Million in Series B Financing Amid Rumors of Future IPO 5/1/2015
Despite Patent Battle Worth Billions, CRISPR Raises $64 Million in Series A & B Rounds 4/30/2015
Boston Startup Intarcia Nabs $225 Million in New Financing, Looks to Double Employment 4/29/2015
Bay Area Startup Spirox Snags $18.5 Million to Advance Nasal Surgery Device 4/24/2015
Stealth SoCal Startup Metacrine Eyes $33 Million and Talent-Cash From Seragon Alums? 4/22/2015
New York VC Firm Oberland Capital Secures $425 Million for Life Sciences, Medtech 4/22/2015
Brandon Capital Partners Dedicates $200 Million to Seeking the Next Big Thing 4/20/2015
Boston VC Firm Atlas Venture Set Sights on Biotech Startups With $280 Million Fund and New Home 4/17/2015
Life Science Start-Ups Salivate, As NEA Announces Record-Setting $3.1B Funds 4/16/2015
This San Francisco Startup Wants to be the Salesforce of Biotech 4/16/2015
StemBioSys Closes $8 Million Series A Financing 4/14/2015
Clyde Biosciences, A Leading Drug Toxicity Testing Company, Closes Series A Investment 4/14/2015
Belgian Start-Up UgenTec Receives Funding From European Investors 4/10/2015
Raising $10M in Series A, Alzheon CEO Bets He Can Beat Biogen (BIIB) With World's First Alzheimer's Drug 4/8/2015
True North Therapeutics CEO Delivers With $35 Million to Take Lead Candidate Into Clinical Trial 4/7/2015
Euclises Pharmaceuticals Completes Financing Round 4/7/2015
Bay Area's Lux Capital Banks $350 Million to Back Daring Life Science Entrepreneurs With a Futuristic Vision 4/6/2015
Ex-Teva (TEVA) CEO Levin Finds New Home at Neuro Startup Ovid Therapeutics, As It Raises $5M 3/27/2015
Early-Stage Biotech Star Flagship Ventures Scores $537M for New Fund 3/26/2015
Led By Ex-Elan (ELN) Execs, Malin Rakes in $350 Million and Looks to Invest in Viamet, Novan Therapeutics 3/25/2015
Boston Startup Semma Therapeutics Reels in $44 Million; In Process of Hiring and Leasing Lab Space 3/25/2015
Eli Lilly (LLY),Novartis AG (NVS)-Backed Startup, Aeglea, Nabs $44 Million 3/23/2015
Big Name VCs Dump $80 Million Into Bay Area Startup Allergen Research 3/13/2015
Led By a Serial Biotech Entrepreneur, Kura Oncology Forges Pact With Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Unit and Bags $60 Million to Work on Shelved Drug 3/13/2015
Diagnosis Of Rare Genetic Diseases Receives A Boost As Congenica Gains £2M SBRI Award To Fast-Track Technology For Gene-Disease Interpretation 3/11/2015
iBIO Institute’s PROPEL Startups Raise Over $30 Million In 2014, Total Capital Raised Surpasses $140 Million 3/6/2015
Stanford University Spinout Alkahest Lands $37.5 Million Investment 3/5/2015
Backed By Investors Like Ex-Genzyme (GENZ) CEO, Aura Biosciences Locks In $21 Million 3/5/2015
Bay Area's Tricida Scores $30 Million 3/4/2015
Massachusetts Startup Macrolide Pharma Launches With $22 Million in Pocket 3/4/2015
Fannin Partners, LLC Release: Houston Biotech Firm Closes $7.3 Million Fundraising Round 3/4/2015
Vascular Pharmaceuticals Completes $9 Million Expansion Of Series A Financing 3/3/2015
Illumina (ILMN) Accelerator Locks in $40 Million to Back Startups 2/26/2015
Ousted Retrophin (RTRX) CEO Martin Shkreli Launches Turing Pharmaceuticals 2/26/2015
Nascent Biotech Inc. Raises $1.2 Million In Initial Funding 2/19/2015
Cambridge Startup Pronutria Nabs $28.3 Million From Five Investors 2/19/2015
Novartis AG (NVS)-Backed Startup Merganser Biotech Reels in $28 Million 2/19/2015
Partikula Announces $5 Million Series A Funding To Develop Novel First-In-Class Mitochondrial Targeted Therapeutics 2/18/2015
Enterprise Therapeutics Ltd Release: Drug Discovery Company Secures £1.6m ($2.4m) In Initial Series-A Financing From Epidarex Capital 2/17/2015
Bay Area Startup Unchained Labs Grabs $25 Million and Closes First Acquisition 2/13/2015
Peter Thiel's San Francisco Nonprofit Funds Three More Big Science Startups 2/11/2015
BIOCEO15: New Report On Biotech Venture Capital Over Last 10 Years Finds Heavy Focus on R&D 2/10/2015
With the Help of Two Amgen (AMGN) Scientists, Ex-Dendreon (DNDN) CEO Launches Stealth Next-Gen Immunotherapy Startup in Seattle 2/9/2015
Tiny Startup G1 Therapeutics Grabs $33 Million to Compete With Big Pharma 2/6/2015
Third Rock Ventures Launches $45 Million Bay Area Startup Revolution Medicines to Squeeze More Drugs From Nature 2/5/2015
Harvard University Professor Turned Biotech Master Banks $18 Million for Startup WaVe Lifesciences 2/4/2015
RetroSense Therapeutics Raises $6 Million In Series A Financing To Further Develop Lead Product RST-001 For Retinitis Pigmentosa 1/8/2015
MA Startup Padlock Therapeutics Reels In $23 Million 12/18/2014
Novartis AG (NVS)-Backed Startup Annexon Bioscience Nabs $34 Million Series A 12/15/2014
Abeona Therapeutics Raises Foundation-Led $3.6M To Develop Therapies For Children Suffering From Rare Sanfilippo Diseases 12/1/2014
CARsgen Closes Series A To Take Cancer Immunotherapy To Clinic 11/26/2014
CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 11/26/2014
Cell Medica Rakes In $78 Million Series B To Advance Cancer Program 11/25/2014
VC Polaris Partners Raises $450M For New Health Fund 11/25/2014
PROMETHERA Biosciences S.A./N.V. Raises $31.4 Million Series C 11/25/2014
MATTER Secures $4.4M From Illinois-area Healthcare Leaders 11/21/2014
Bay Area Startup BioPharmX Locks In $12 Million 11/10/2014
SF Startup Imago Biosciences Reels In $26.5 Million 10/31/2014
MA Startup Syros Pharmaceuticals Banks $53 Million Series B 10/27/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) To Launch J-Labs Incubator At Houston’s TMC To Boost Biotechs 10/23/2014
Top 30 Life Science Startups To Watch In The U.S. 10/23/2014
New Startup Quartet Snags $17 Million From Pfizer (PFE) And Novartis AG (NVS) 10/23/2014
Forendo Pharma Closes EUR 12 Million Series A Financing Round 10/22/2014
New Biotech, Unum Therapeutics, Launches In Cambridge With $12 Million In Pocket 10/21/2014
Exclusive: Fewer Deals, Capital In Biotech In Q3 But Sector Remains Popular, Says VC 10/20/2014
Biotech Startup Factory PureTech Nabs $55 Million 10/20/2014
Canaan Closes $675 Million Fund With An Eye For Biotech And Medtech Startups 10/17/2014
Cross-Over Investing All The Rage, Say VCs On Panel 10/9/2014
Big Pharma Must Think More Like Startups To Get Ahead, Says Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Exec 10/9/2014
Ex-Pfizer (PFE) Employee's Startup Levicept Reels In $16.1 Million 10/9/2014
Synlogic Secures $5 Million Investment In Series A Funding Round 10/7/2014
Magnus Life Science Banks $19.5 Million In Seed Funding 10/7/2014
Venture Capital Pours Into Biotech For Biggest Quarter Since 2012: Report 10/3/2014
Bay Area Startup Allakos Locks In Another $10 Million 9/30/2014
Seattle Startup VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Lands 19.3 Million 9/24/2014
BioPharm Executive: Building Biotech's Next Boom 9/24/2014
Avalon Ventures, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Bet $20M On Two Biotech Startups 9/23/2014
Cambridge, Mass.-Based Biotech Startup Scholar Rock Reels In $20 Million 9/16/2014
UC Launches $250M Venture Fund To Back Homegrown Startups 9/16/2014
Serial Biotech Exec Christoph Westphal Banks $40 Million For Startup FlexPharma 9/10/2014
Durham's Liquidia Technologies Inc. Spins Out Second Pharmaceutical Company; Raises $10 Million From Bay Area VC Firm 9/10/2014
Euclises Pharmaceuticals Announces Series A Financing 9/9/2014
Boston Startup OncoPep Secures $6.9 Million Series B Financing 8/28/2014
Menlo Park Startup Armetheon Snags $7 Million Series A Financing 8/28/2014
Zai Lab Of Shanghai Raises Over $30 Million In Series A Funding 8/27/2014
Fresh From Co-Founding Massively Financed Juno Therapeutics, Arch Venture Partners Banks $400 Million+ To Back New Biotechs 8/27/2014
Massachusetts' Civitas Therapeutics Locks In $55 Million 8/26/2014
Redwood City Startup, Aldea Pharmaceuticals, Reels In $24 Million 8/26/2014
San Diego Startup, Hera Therapeutics, Unveils Drug For Viral Infections Tied To Cervical Cancer 8/25/2014
San Diego Startup, Batu Biologics, Achieves Goal In Crowdfunding Campaign 8/19/2014
Silicon Valley’s Hottest Tech Accelerator, Y Combinator, To Debut Biotech Startups 8/19/2014
Sofinnova Ventures Raises $500 Million Biotech Venture Fund 7/23/2014
Taiho Pharmaceutical Invests US $30 Million In Remiges Biopharma Fund, LP 7/23/2014
Candid Advice For Cash-Strapped Startups From A Biotech VC; Success At Lumena Pharmaceuticals 7/21/2014
Confirmed: With $32 Million, Boston Startup Morphs Into San Diego's Cidara Therapeutics 7/1/2014
New San Diego Biotech K2 Therapeutics Locks In Over $30 Million, Company Name To Change Soon 6/27/2014
Fab'entech Completes Fund Raising Of €5 Million To Set Up Deployment Of Its Activities Outside France 6/24/2014
Cambridge Startup Navitor Pharmaceuticals Debuts With $23.5 Million Series A In Pocket 6/20/2014
AlzProtect Raises EUR 2 Million In Series A Financing 6/11/2014
Gene Therapy Biotech Lysogene Reels In $22 Million 5/21/2014
Big Names Infuse Startup Anokion With $37.5 Million 5/7/2014
Two San Francisco Startups, Element Science And Nurix, Reap Cash From Third Rock Ventures' Rich Funding Round 4/24/2014
VCs Wager $243 Million On San Diego Startups In Q1 4/18/2014
Startup Heart Metabolics Limited Launches With $20 Million In Pocket 4/17/2014
Startup AAVLife Emerges From Stealth Mode With $12 Million In Pocket 4/15/2014
Startup Spero Emerges With $3 Million, Backing From Roche (RHHBY) 4/9/2014
Startup Biotech, Kindex Pharmaceuticals, Launches With $5 Million In Pocket 3/25/2014
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Will Spend $30 Million To Expand China Plant 3/19/2014
Billionaire-Backed San Diego Startup, Human Longevity Inc., Gets $70 Million To Take On Aging 3/7/2014
iBIO Institute’s PROPEL® Center Clients Exceed $100 Million Capital Raised 2/18/2014
Third Rock Ventures Launches Gene-Therapy Startup, Voyager Therapeutics, With $45 Million Series A In Pocket 2/12/2014
TNG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Closes $4.6 Million Series A Financing 2/6/2014
Startup Lumos Pharma Snags $14 Million Series A Financing 2/4/2014
Madison Vaccines Closes $8 Million Series A Financing 1/13/2014
Maverix Biomics Closes $6 Million Series A Round For Proven Gene Expression Data Analysis Company 1/7/2014
Startup, Alexar Therapeutics, Launches With $21.5 Million In The Bank 1/2/2014
U.S.-Based Versant Ventures Dumps $10 Million Into Vancouver Startup Inception 4 12/9/2013
San Diego's Telephus Seeks $5 Million to Advance Anti-Infective Antibody 12/4/2013
Avalon Ventures-GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Launch Sitari Pharm With $10 Million Series A And R&D Support 11/22/2013
Bay Area's Allergen Research Corporation Lands $17 Million Series A Financing 11/21/2013
Pulmocide Receives £17 Million Series A Funding 11/20/2013
Indiana Biosciences Research Institute Hits $50 Million Start-Up Funding Goal 11/19/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Sees Something Special In MissionTherapeutics Ltd, Backs Co With $32 Million Series B 11/18/2013
Envisia Therapeutics Debuts With $25 Million Series A Financing 11/12/2013
Alector LLC Secures Series A Financing to Find Cure for Alzheimer's and Related Diseases 10/31/2013
f-Star Announces Formation of New Asset-Centric Vehicle, F-Star Alpha Ltd, With €9.4 Million Series A Investment 10/23/2013
Biodesy LLC Lands $15 Million Series A, Taps New CEO 10/17/2013
Startup Seragon Pharmaceuticals Lands $30 Million in Series A Financing 10/16/2013
Cydan Expands Initial Financing to $26 Million; Additional Money Validates Unique Orphan Drug Accelerator Model 10/1/2013
ObsEva Lands $34.5 Million Series A Funding, License Agreement With Merck Serono 8/29/2013
BioDirection Completes $3.95 Million Series A Financing 8/19/2013
Stem Cell Firm Regeneus Raising Targets $10 Million 8/19/2013
Kodiak-Backed Greenlight Biosciences Gets $7 Million 8/13/2013
Apexigen Secures $20 Million Series A1 Financing 8/6/2013
BioMotiv Secures $46 Million in Funding 8/5/2013
Rhythm Lands $11 Million Tranche to Advance Its Treatment of GI Disorders 7/31/2013
Bina Accelerates Growth With Fully Subscribed $8 Million Series B Round, Adds to Executive Team 7/30/2013
Edimer Hauls in $18 Million Series B 7/30/2013
Meditope Biosciences Raises $3.6M in Series A Financing 7/26/2013
Alcresta Grabs $10 Million Series B 7/22/2013
Spinout Company, Absynth Biologics Limited, Secures $1.2 Million to Develop Vaccines Against Infection 7/19/2013
Audentes Therapeutics Scores $30 Million for Rare-Disease Gene Therapies 7/18/2013
TB Biosciences, Inc. Closes $1.5 Million in Series A Financing 7/18/2013
Ayasdi Raises $30.6 Million to Map Your Data 7/16/2013
OncoEthix Snags $19 Million Series B 7/8/2013
Predixion Software Raises $20 Million in Series C Financing 7/8/2013
Sunstone Capital and LU Bioscience Invest 7 MSEK in Cantargia 7/8/2013
NuMedii Receives $3.5M in a Series A Financing From Claremont Creek Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners 6/26/2013
Success With an Angel Syndicate: How One Pharma Startup, Savara, Raised $16 Million Without VCs 6/18/2013
PRISM Pharma Closes $15 Million Series C Financing 6/13/2013
Collbio Limited Raises £250K to Further Develop Collagen Sales 6/11/2013
Targovax AS Raises $3.6 Million in Private and Public Support for TG01 Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Development 6/5/2013
Arcato Laboratories Announces Execution of Term Sheet for Series A Round of Financing 5/29/2013
Trino Therapeutics Secures $12 Million in Series A Investment 5/28/2013
Callidus Biopharma Announces $4.6 million in Series A Financing to Pursue Orphan Disease Therapies 5/14/2013
Lumena Pharmaceuticals Raises $23 Million to Advance Drug for Rare Liver Diseases 5/8/2013
Zhejiang Huahai Raises $126 Million for New Production Facility 5/3/2013
Raleigh Startup Scioderm Nets $9 Million 4/30/2013
Tranzyme Pharma (TZYM) and Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. Closing $20 Million PIPE Financing With Merger 4/24/2013
WuXi PharmaTech Co., Ltd. VC Fund Participates in Syros Pharma's Initial Round 4/23/2013
Startup Allecra Therapeutics Raises $19.5 Million Series A Financing 4/18/2013
BEAT BioTherapeutics Corporation Closes $2.5 Million Seed Financing to Develop Its Gene Therapy Treatment for Heart Failure 4/16/2013
Avilex Pharma, a Spin Out Company From the University of Copenhagen, Announces Seed Investment From Novo Seeds 4/15/2013
Pharma Startup, Syros Pharmaceuticals Gets $30 Million for Genetic Cancer Treatments 4/12/2013
Novaliq GmbH Raises $18.1 Million 4/11/2013
AgBiome Secures $14.5 Million Series A Financing 4/11/2013
Cydan Launches With $16 Million In Backing 4/11/2013
GenSight Biologics Raises $41 Million to Advance Gene Therapy for Blinding Disease 4/8/2013
Device Startup, Adagio Medical Gets $2.5 Million Investment but Stays Quiet on Technology for Heart Disease 4/5/2013
Bina Technologies Raises $6.25 Million for Gene Analysis 3/27/2013
Theraclone Sciences, Inc. Secures $14 Million 3/25/2013
SEEK's First Spin-Out Infirst HEALTHCARE Raises $38 Million 3/25/2013
Novira Therapeutics Completes $25 Million Series A Financing 3/25/2013
Schizophrenia Drug Startup Reviva Pharmaceuticals Inc Raises $12 Million 3/22/2013
Brickell Biotech Raises $7 Million Series B 2/26/2013
Third Rock Ventures Launches Jounce Therapeutics With $47 Million 2/15/2013
Helmedix Launched With Start-Up Investment From the MRCF to Develop Potential Treatment for Autoimmune Disease 2/14/2013
Domainex Ltd Announces Investment Round to Progress Its TBK1/IKKe and Epigenetic Programs 2/14/2013
Bone Therapeutics Raises $10.4 Million Series D 1/29/2013
New England Compounding Creditors Seek $21 Million Clawback 1/25/2013
TVM Life Science Ventures VII Announces First Investment: Kaneq Bioscience Ltd. 1/22/2013
KeyView Labs Raises $11.4 Million 1/16/2013
Investors Have Put $15.5 Million Behind Cancer Drug Startup Esanex 1/11/2013
NewLeaf Symbiotics Raises $7 Million in Series A Financing From RockPort Capital, Open Prairie Ventures and Pangaea Ventures 1/10/2013
ISA Pharmaceuticals Secures $10.5 Million 1/7/2013
Labrys Biologics Seals $31 Million Series A, Taps New CEO and Drug From Pfizer Inc. (PFE) 1/3/2013
Gradalis Inc. Closes $24 Million in Series B Financing 1/3/2013
Trevi Therapeuitcs Raises $10 Million Series A 12/18/2012
Allakos Completes Series A Financing of $32 Million 12/17/2012
Biotech Startup Transcriptic Receives $1.2 Million in Seed Funding Led by Google Ventures 12/14/2012
Moderna Therapeutics Launches With $40 Million for Innovative Idea 12/6/2012