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Backed by Pfizer (PFE) and Roche (RHHBY), Bay Area's Second Genome Nabs $42.6 Million 4/21/2016
Cholesterol Drugmaker Gemphire Files for $60 Million IPO 4/19/2016
Bay States's Intellia Discloses a $125 Million CRISPR/Cas Deal with Regeneron (REGN) and Files for $120 Million IPO 4/12/2016
Backed by Heavyweights Like Celgene (CELG) and Illumina (ILMN), SoCal's Human Longevity Rakes in $220 Million 4/6/2016
Bay State Startup Entasis Banks $50 Million Series B 4/5/2016
Antibiotic Development Company Iterum Raises $40 Million Series A 3/25/2016
Celator Pharma (CPXX) Announces Pricing Of A $38.0 Million Public Offering Of Common Stock 3/23/2016
SAGE Therapeutics (SAGE) Tanks as Hedge Fund Kerrisdale Capital Bets Lead Drug Will Fail Phase III Study 3/23/2016
New York Startup Syntimmune Secures Second Tranche of $26 Million Series A, Will Use to Advance Autoimmune Therapy 3/22/2016
Bay Area DNA Sequencing Firm 10X Genomics Bags Another $55 Million 3/17/2016
Only A Week After Bagging AbbVie (ABBV) R&D Deal, Synlogic Raises $40 Million Series B 2/17/2016
Apellis Pharma Bags $47 Million Series D Financing 2/12/2016
Google (GOOG)'s VC Firm GV Sits on a $2.4 Billion Cash Pile, Seeks to be a Big Player in Biotech and Healthcare 2/12/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)-Backed VC Firm Medicxi Launches $250 Million Fund for Life Science Startups 2/2/2016
SSF's Iconic Therapeutics Closes $40 Million Series C Financing 1/11/2016
New Year, New Startup C4 Therapeutics Launches with $73 Million Series A Financing 1/7/2016
NextCure, New Immuno-Oncology Firm, Announces $67 Million Series A Financing 1/7/2016
Big Shot Biotechs Like Eli Lilly (LLY), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), and AbbVie (ABBV) Bet $48 Million on Startup Petra Pharma 1/7/2016
Six Biotechs Start Out 2016 By Filing IPOs 1/6/2016
Sofinnova Partners Raises a $324 Million Biotech Startup Fund 12/9/2015
Stock Soars as Embattled KaloBios (KBIO) Buys New Drug and Raises More Cash 12/7/2015
With Almost $100 Million in Financing, Bay Area’s True North Therapeutics Jumps Into Immune System Clinical Trials 12/4/2015
With Deep Scientific and Executive Bench and $53 Million in Series B Funds, ORIC Pharma Ready to Hit A Home Run 12/3/2015
Sanofi (SNY)'s Ex-Chief Viehbacher Launches Boston Pharma With $600 Million 11/20/2015
Some Pharma Companies Attempt to Keep Shares from Falling in the Hands of Activist Investors Like Ackman and Icahn 11/16/2015
Wave Life Sciences (WVE) Raises $102 Million in IPO 11/11/2015
Voyager Therapeutics (VYGR) Reels in $70 Million in IPO 11/11/2015
miRagen Bags $41 Million to Advance Two MicroRNA Programs into Clinical Trials 11/10/2015
Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Execs Launch Gritstone Oncology with $102 Million Series A Round 10/21/2015
CardioCell Board Members and Clinical Trial Leads Collaborate On Peer-Reviewed Paper Published In The Journal Of Cardiovascular Medicine 10/21/2015
Humacyte Nabs $150 Million Series B Financing 10/20/2015
BeiGene Files for $100 Million U.S. IPO 10/19/2015
Symmetry Medical (SMA) Scores $30K Crowdfunding Goal to Support Anti-Obesity Compound 10/14/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Plans $10 Billion Share Buyback 10/13/2015
Former BioVex CEO Who Sold to Amgen (AMGN) for $1 Billion Raises $30 Million for Replimune 9/25/2015
REGENXBIO Takes Center Stage With $139M IPO 9/17/2015
Gilead (GILD) Borrows $10 Billion, Spurring Acquisition Speculation 9/11/2015
Baxter International (BAX) Gets Ready to Unload $1.45 Billion Baxalta (BXLT) Stake 9/3/2015
Intellia Closes on $70 Million Series B Round, Plans to Hire 20 9/1/2015
Illumina (ILMN) Forms New Bay Area Firm Helix With $100 Million 8/20/2015
Bay Area Startup Orbus Nabs $32.5 Million Series A 8/20/2015
Edge Therapeutics Files for $115 Million 8/17/2015
Former Retrophin (RTRX) CEO Nabs $90 Million for Startup Turing Pharma 8/10/2015
Step Aside Juno (JUNO): World's Richest Doctor Pulls Off Largest Biotech IPO Ever 8/4/2015
Biotech Pioneer's Arivale, Banks $36 Million Series B, Trying to Pick Up Where 23andMe Left Off 7/14/2015
Bay Area's Global Blood Therapeutics, Aimmune Jump on the IPO Wagon Seeking $115 Million Each 7/13/2015
Stem Cell Specialist ReNeuron Raises $105 Million to Fund Research Through 2019 7/10/2015
Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Raising $275 Million to Develop Cancer Drug Pipeline 7/9/2015
Ex-Pharmacyclics (PCYC) CEO Banks $33.5 Million for Startup Corvus Pharma 7/7/2015
Ousted Sanofi (SAN.PA) CEO's PureTech Nabs $171 Million in London IPO 6/22/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pours $95 Million into Cell Research Institute in Quest for New Drugs 6/18/2015
Axovant (AXON) Takes Center Stage With Biggest Biotech IPO Ever, Baby-Faced CEO 6/15/2015
Life Science Firms Froth as VC Firm Clarus Ventures Nabs Another $500 Million 6/10/2015
Soon-Shiong Nails $75 Million for Another Startup 6/5/2015
Kymab Pulls In $90 Million to Speed Up Antibody Pipeline 5/7/2015
Adaptive Biotech Bags $195 Million In Largest Washington Fundraise This Year 5/7/2015
As Market Froths, Blueprint Medicines (BPMC) Debuts $147 Million IPO for Massachusetts' Biggest Recent IPO 5/1/2015
Bay Area MyoKardia Snags $46 Million in Series B Financing Amid Rumors of Future IPO 5/1/2015
Cambridge's Dimension Therapeutics Nabs $65 Million 4/21/2015
Boston VC Firm Atlas Venture Set Sights on Biotech Startups With $280 Million Fund and New Home 4/17/2015
Aduro Biotech (ADRO) Launches $119 Million IPO with Hot Cancer Tech 4/16/2015
Life Science Start-Ups Salivate, As NEA Announces Record-Setting $3.1B Funds 4/16/2015
Edge Therapeutics Banks $72.5 Million for Phase III Brain Hemorrhage Study 4/9/2015
San Diego's Cidara Therapeutics (CDTX) Files for $69 Million IPO 3/17/2015
Activist Investor With a Series of Wins Sets Sights on Ariad (ARIA) 3/12/2015
Amarin (AMRN) Bags $52.8 Million in New Capital 3/6/2015
Backed By Investors Like Ex-Genzyme (GENZ) CEO, Aura Biosciences Locks In $21 Million 3/5/2015
Malin, Formed by Ex-Elan (ELN) Execs, Eye Up to $365 Million in Biotech IPO 3/4/2015
Novartis AG (NVS)-Backed Startup Merganser Biotech Reels in $28 Million 2/19/2015
Davis Biotech Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) Files for $86 Million IPO 2/19/2015
Bay Area's SteadyMed (STDY) Files for $55 Million IPO 2/9/2015
With the Help of Two Amgen (AMGN) Scientists, Ex-Dendreon (DNDN) CEO Launches Stealth Next-Gen Immunotherapy Startup in Seattle 2/9/2015
Third Rock Ventures Launches $45 Million Bay Area Startup Revolution Medicines to Squeeze More Drugs From Nature 2/5/2015
Alnylam (ALNY) Banks $450 Million to Fund Ambitious Pipeline Goals 1/21/2015
VC Firm CTI BioPharma Collects $112 Million for New Biotech Fund 1/15/2015
Novartis AG (NVS), Qualcomm Launch $100 Million Fund for Innovative Health Startups 1/14/2015
Backed by Some Very Big Names, Cambridge Startup Surface Oncology Reels in $35 Million 1/9/2015
Massachusetts Biotech Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. Raises Record $450 Million; Will Hire 100 New Staffers 1/7/2015
Houston-Based Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sets Terms For $100 Million IPO 12/12/2014
Lucky Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Sets Terms For Biggest IPO Of 2014: $191 Million 12/11/2014
SF VC Firm Versant Ventures Wraps Up $305 Million Healthcare Fund 12/11/2014
Biopharma Startup Naurex Inc. Scores $80 Million Series C Financing 12/3/2014
BioNano Genomics Raises $53 Million Series C 11/20/2014
Cancer Biotech Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Files For $115 Million IPO 11/19/2014
Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Files For IPO 11/17/2014
MA's Blueprint Medicines Scrounges Up $50 Million 11/12/2014
Ziarco Bags $33.1 Million 11/10/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Pledges $200 Million To Ebola, Will Begin Testing Vaccine In January 2015 10/22/2014
Boston's Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (PRTO) Files For $61 Million IPO 10/22/2014
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
Forward Pharma (FWP) Announces Proposed IPO Of ADSs 10/2/2014
Biotech Venture Capital Firm Aglaia Launches New $65 Million Oncology Fund 9/18/2014
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
VC Firm OrbiMed Advisors Raises $325 Million For Second Asia Healthcare Fund 9/10/2014
Feds To Provide As Much As $42.3 Million To Tiny San Diego-Based Mapp Biopharmaceutical 9/3/2014
Silicon Valley’s Hottest Tech Accelerator, Y Combinator, To Debut Biotech Startups 8/19/2014
Bay Area's HealthQuest Capital Bags $110 Million For Debut Fund With Healthcare, Medtech Focus 8/19/2014
San Diego's Otonomy, Inc. (OTIC) Prices Upsized IPO High End Of Range, $16 A Share 8/13/2014
Multiple Sclerosis Biotech Forward Pharma Files For $200 Million IPO 8/12/2014
Already-Rich Juno Therapeutics Reels In Another $134 Million, Has Raised $300 Million In Less Than 12 Months 8/6/2014
New Cambridge-Based Biotech VC Firm Remiges BioPharma Emerges, Eyes $150 Million Fund 7/25/2014
Sofinnova Ventures Raises $500 Million Biotech Venture Fund 7/23/2014
StemCells Inc. (STEM) Announces Closing Of $20 Million Offering 7/21/2014
VC Firm Versant Ventures Closes In On $300 Million Fund For Medtech And Biotech 7/9/2014
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Has A New $248 Million Focus: Electroceuticals 7/7/2014
Cambridge Startup Navitor Pharmaceuticals Debuts With $23.5 Million Series A In Pocket 6/20/2014
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Terminates Development Of Top Prostate Cancer Prospect Orteronel 6/20/2014
Fremont Biotech Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX) Prices IPO At $14 Per Share 6/19/2014
South San Francisco's True North Therapeutics Reels In $22 Million Series A Financing 6/18/2014
Berkeley's Aduro Biotech Reels In $55 Million Series C Financing 6/13/2014
Gene Therapy Biotech Vascular Biogenics Ltd. Files For A $75 Million IPO 6/9/2014
San Francisco Biotech Startup Nurix Taps $25.1 Million Financing 5/27/2014
Fremont-Based Ardelyx Inc. Files For $69 Million IPO 5/22/2014
Gene Therapy Biotech Lysogene Reels In $22 Million 5/21/2014
Santa Monica's Kite Pharma, Inc. Gears Up For IPO Debut 5/21/2014
Kymab Locks Down $40 Million For Antibody Research 5/16/2014
Kite Pharma, Inc. Reels In $50 Million Private Financing 4/28/2014
Cancer-Fighter Juno Therapeutics Completes $176 Million Series A Round 4/24/2014
Aerpio Closes $22 Million Financing 4/23/2014
Massachusett's Zafgen Lines Up $86 Million IPO To Bankroll Obesity Drug Push 4/21/2014
San Diego's Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI) (VTL) Prices $54 Million IPO 4/17/2014
Redwood City Biopharma, Versartis, Inc. (VSAR), Hits High End With $126 Million IPO 3/21/2014
Cambridge's Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (AKBA) Hauls In $100 Million In Upsized IPO Debut 3/20/2014
Circassia Limited (CIR.L) Raises $332 Million In IPO Debut, Largest Biotech IPO Since 1995 3/14/2014
San Diego Biopharma Lumena Pharmaceuticals Secures $45 Million In Series B Financing Round 3/11/2014
Billionaire-Backed San Diego Startup, Human Longevity Inc., Gets $70 Million To Take On Aging 3/7/2014
NovImmune SA Finishes $66 Million Series B Financing Round 2/18/2014
Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN) Pulls Off $60 Million In IPO Debut 2/12/2014
NephroGenex (NRX) Prices IPO At Low End Of Range, Will Reap About $37.2 Million 2/11/2014
Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (ARGS) Prices Lower Than Expected IPO, Raises $45 Million 2/7/2014
Eleven Biotherapeutics (EBIO) Prices Downsized IPO, Grabs $50 Million 2/6/2014
Already-Rich Startup, Juno Therapeutics, Expands Series A Funding Round To $145 Million 1/15/2014
Alkermes plc (ALKS) Hauls In $250 Million It Doesn't Need, But It May Prevent It From Being Swallowed Up 1/13/2014
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Pays $700 Million For 12 Percent Of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) 1/13/2014
GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GLYC) Finally Prices Upraised IPO At $8 Per Share 1/10/2014
Amgen (AMGN)'s Bay Area Spinoff, Atara Biotherapeutics, Hauls In $52 Million Series B Financing 1/10/2014
Biotech Startup, Juno Therapeutics, Grabs $120 Million To Coax Immune System To Fight Cancer 12/5/2013
Early Stage Biotech VC, 5AM Ventures, Grabs $250 Million 12/5/2013
Zafgen Racks Up $45 Million Series E Round 12/4/2013
NYCEDC's $100 Million Biotech Fund Aims To Form 15 To 20 New Startups By 2020 12/4/2013
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (OREX) Offers $100 Million Of Convertible Senior Notes 12/3/2013
San Diego’s Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI) (VTL) Postpones IPO As Biotech Sector Cools Off 11/22/2013
Evogene Ltd. (EVGN) Hauls In $74 Million In IPO 11/21/2013
Flagship VentureLabs Takes A Stab At Microbiome Therapy By Launching New Biotech Seres Health 11/21/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Sees Something Special In MissionTherapeutics Ltd, Backs Co With $32 Million Series B 11/18/2013
Karyopharm Therapeutics (KPTI) Raises $109 Million in Upsized IPO, Begins Trading Today 11/6/2013
Pronutria Emerges From Stealth With $10.8 Million, Nutrients to Treat Disease 10/22/2013
Cancer Biotech TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Files for a $104 Million IPO 10/21/2013
Pain Treatment Biotech Egalet Files for a $69 Million IPO 10/17/2013
Startup Seragon Pharmaceuticals Lands $30 Million in Series A Financing 10/16/2013
Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI) Files For $86.25 Million IPO 10/14/2013
BIND Therapeutics Scrounges Up $70.5 Million in IPO 9/20/2013
With Support From Celgene (CELG) and Other Investors, Acceleron Pharma Raises $93 Million in IPO 9/19/2013
Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (FPRX) Stock Soars After $62 Million IPO 9/18/2013
Civitas Therapeutics Raises $38 Million 9/11/2013
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CBST) Prices $700 Million of Convertible Senior Notes 9/5/2013
MicuRx Pharmaceuticals Completes $25 Million Series B Financing 8/22/2013
Regado Biosciences, Inc. (RGDO) Finally Goes Public, Raised $43 Million 8/22/2013
Orphan Disease Biotech Fate Therapeutics Files for a $69 Million IPO 8/14/2013
Startup Drug-Discovery Company BioMotiv Attracts New Millions and a Key Partner 8/13/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Plugs Into Bioelectronics With $50 Million Venture Fund 8/8/2013
Agios Pharmaceuticals Prices Initial Public Offering 7/24/2013
Verastem, Inc. (VSTM) Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock 7/22/2013
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. IPO Rakes in $72 Million 7/18/2013
Intrexon Corporation Files $125 Million IPO 7/10/2013
Cardio3 BioSciences's Recent $29 Million Biotech IPO Relied Heavily on Questionable Research 7/9/2013
PTC Therapeutics (PTCT) IPO Raises $125 Million Despite Checkered Past 6/20/2013
Iroko Pharmaceuticals Files for a $145 Million IPO 6/19/2013
bluebird bio Prices Upsized IPO Above the Range at $17 6/19/2013
Onconova Therapeutics Inc. Files for $75 Million IPO 6/18/2013
Epizyme (EPZM) Prices IPO at $15 Per Share, Begins Trading Today 5/31/2013
INSYS Therapeutics Completes $37 Million IPO to Back Medical Marijuana Drug 5/21/2013
Karyopharm Therapeutics Raises $48.2 Million in Series B Financing 5/20/2013
Effector Therapeutics Raises $45 Million Series A to Fight Cancer Tumors 5/20/2013
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. Files for $70 Million IPO 5/16/2013
Quintiles, Inc. (QTRN)'s $947.4M IPO to Spawn a New Billionaire 5/10/2013
Startup Allecra Therapeutics Raises $19.5 Million Series A Financing 4/18/2013
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Files for $115 Million IPO 4/15/2013
Biotech Chimerix, Inc. Shines in IPO Debut as Interest Grows in Antiviral Drugs 4/12/2013
Cleave Biosciences Adds $10 Million to Series A Financing 4/9/2013
Biotech Receptos Files for a $86 Million IPO 4/5/2013
Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Raises $56 Million in IPO 3/21/2013
NABsys, Inc. Raises $20 Million From Investors 3/13/2013
Emergence-Backed Veeva Systems, Inc. Seen Seeking $2 Billion Valuation With IPO 3/12/2013
Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Files for a $75 Million IPO 3/11/2013
Tesaro, Inc. Nets $91 Million 3/7/2013
Ambit Biosciences Refiles for a $58 Million IPO 2/21/2013
Sophiris Bio Inc. (SHS.TO) Files for a $75 Million IPO 2/19/2013
Third Rock Ventures Launches Jounce Therapeutics With $47 Million 2/15/2013
TetraPhase Pharmaceuticals Files for a $86 Million IPO 2/13/2013
e-Therapeutics plc to Raise $62.7 Million 2/11/2013
IPO Could Value Pfizer Inc. (PFE)'s Zoetis at Up to $12.5 Billion 1/21/2013
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX) Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock 1/16/2013
InterMune, Inc. (ITMN) Announces Pricing of Concurrent Public Offerings of $105,000,000 Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes and 13,500,000 Shares of Common Stock 1/16/2013
Aileron Therapeutics Nabs $12 Million for First-Ever Stapled Peptide Clinical Trial 1/14/2013
Foundation Medicine Expands Series B Financing to $56 Million 1/8/2013
Biotech Startup Transcriptic Receives $1.2 Million in Seed Funding Led by Google Ventures 12/14/2012
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) to Launch Animal-Health Unit IPO in Early 2013 12/14/2012