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Checkerspot Closes $5 Million Series Seed Financing

Dr. Andrew Cain McClary and David Greenwood Join Board of Directors BERKELEY, Calif., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Checkerspot Inc., a materials innovation company, announced today that it has closed its Series Seed financing for over $5 million. The round was led [...]

Lumen Wins Triple Funding Boost to Advance Development of Low-Cost Therapeutics for Newborns and Infants in Developing Countries

Encouraging early antibody research triggers funding increase Seattle, WA—June 13, 2018—Lumen Bioscience, a Seattle company developing novel biologics on its proprietary Spirulina expression platform, announced today that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has tripled its funding commitment for Lumen’s [...]

Benchling Raises $14.5M From Benchmark to Advance Life Sciences Research

Announces 500% ARR Growth and more than 100,000 scientists using its platform June 14, 2018 07:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Benchling, the data management and collaboration platform built to advance life sciences research, announced it has closed [...]

AbSci Raises Oversubscribed $12M Series C to Fuel Commercialization of Its Groundbreaking Protein Expression Platform

The Series C Round led by Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. “AGC” includes participation from all prior investors (Phoenix Venture Partners, Oregon Venture Fund, WRF Capital, and Souther Co.) and new investors Columbia Ventures Corporation and GreenBridge. VANCOUVER, Wash., May 30, [...]

Biosyntia raises €4 million in Series A financing to advance its microbe engineering technology and bio-based product pipeline

Biosyntia has today announced a Series A investment in the company of 4 million euros from Sofinnova Partners, a new investor, and Novo Seeds, an existing investor. The investment will allow the company continued developments of its lead products and [...]

Azitra secures $2.15 million convertible debt financing led jointly by Bios Partners and Connecticut Innovations

Azitra Inc. today announced that it has secured $2.15 million in convertible debt financing to support advancement of the company’s pipeline of dermatology and skin care products. The financing was led by new investor Connecticut Innovations, and existing investor [...]