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25 June 2014

Oncology focus pays off, says Nextech CEOp

alps For life sciences venture firms, it is riskier to have a broad focus than targeting a specific segment of the sector, according to Nextechinvest founding partner and CEO Alfred Scheidegger.

23 June 2014

Definiens raises €15m to expand into digital tissue diagnostics

analysis European venture capital firm Wellington Partners has led a €15m growth financing round for German digital pathology image analysis and digital tissue diagnostics specialist Definiens.

21 May 2014

Venture capital-backed Kite Pharma files for IPO

cancer band pink_sq Venture capital-backed biopharmaceutical startup Kite Pharma has filed for an IPO.

12 May 2014

Mérieux joins Novartis, others in $21m ImaginAb Series B round

news_biotech_lrg Novartis Ventures has taken part in a $21m syndicated Series B round for clinical-stage biotech business ImaginAb.

8 May 2014

NEA joins Aisling, OrbiMed to back cancer treatment business Loxo with $24m

life science test tube_sq Venture capital major New Enterprise Associates has led a $24m Series B financing round for cancer-focused biopharmaceutical business Loxo Oncology.

28 February 2014

Water-powered anti-cancer business NxThera raises $20m Series C

Venture capital-backed medical device company NxThera has pulled in more than its hoped-for $20m as it closed off a Series C financing round.

28 January 2014

Igenica’s venture backers all return for $14m Series C extension

virus2_sq Anti-cancer antibody developer Igenica has picked up $14m in Series C extension financing from all of its existing venture capital backers.

8 January 2014

AVG Ventures, Remeditex help cancer treatment company Bellicum to $34.4m Series B

AVG Ventures and Remeditex Ventures have increased their backing of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals to help it raise $34.4m for its Series B round.

4 December 2013

Nextech Invest eyes fourth fundraisep

cancer band pink_sq Swiss venture capital firm Nextech Invest is preparing to launch a new fund after deploying its 2010-vintage vehicle, AltAssets has learned.

20 November 2013

Sofinnova exits Ethical Oncology Science in $420m deal

biotech_lrg Sofinnova Partners has exited its investment in Italian biopharmaceutical startup Ethical Oncology Science to Clovis Oncology for up to $420m.

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