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Novo Seeds Portfolio Company Galecto Raises USD 64 Million To Accelerate Development Of Clinical Pipeline

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Seeds, the early stage investment and company creation team of Novo Holdings, today announced that its portfolio company Galecto Inc. (Galecto), a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of novel treatments...
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Holidu Raises More Than $5M For Rental Search: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Skift

Holidu has been winning the pandemic. It has become profitable thanks to a surge of interest in vacation rentals and holiday homes. Plus, other startup funding news. -Sean O'Neill.
Read by 65% of LPs September 21, 2020

Venture Firm Howzat Is Raising $120M To Find The Next Trivago Or Airbnb - Skift

Here's a bright ray of positivity in a gloomy time. Howzat is raising a big fund, and it plans to make roughly half of its investments in travel and transportation startups. -Sean O'Neill.
Read by 56% of LPs September 16, 2020

Hetz Ventures Closes On $77M For Oversubscribed Second Fund To Invest In B2b Enterprise Tech

TEL AVIV, Israel, September 15, 2020-- Hetz Ventures, a leading venture capital fund for early-stage investments, announced today the close of its second flagship fund, oversubscribed at $77 million. Fully raised during the COVID-19 crisis, the fund had its first close in April and final close in July. With Fund II, Hetz will manage over $130M total. The firm closed Fund I of $55 million in February 2018 and, leveraging its deep network of Israeli entrepreneurs and international enterprises, has since invested in 10 companies in various enterprise software verticals.
Read by 72% of LPs September 15, 2020

Crista Galli Ventures Outs 'evergreen' Fund To Back European Health Tech Startups At Seed And Series A - Techcrunch

Crista Galli Ventures, an early-stage health tech fund in Europe, is officially launching today. The firm offers "patient capital" -- with only a single LP (the Danish family office IPQ Capital) -- and promises to provide portfolio companies with deep healthcare expertise and the extra runway needed to get over regulatory and efficacy hurdles and [...]
Read by 64% of LPs September 14, 2020

Neogene Therapeutics Raises $110M Series A Financing To Develop Next-generation Fully Personalized Neo-antigen T Cell Receptor (tcr) Therapies

Neogene Therapeutics Raises $110 Million Series A Financing to Develop Next-Generation Fully Personalized Neo-Antigen T Cell Receptor (TCR) Therapies Series A Financing led by EcoR1 Capital, Jeito Capital and Syncona with continued support of strategic seed investors Vida Ventures, TPG and Two River Neogene's proprietary technology platform identifies specific T cell receptor (TCR) genes from routine tumor samples using state-of-the-art synthetic biology tools Co-founded by renowned T cell engineering expert Ton Schumacher, Ph.D. and Carsten Linnemann, Ph.D. with investment from cell therapy industry veteran Arie Belldegrun, M.D.
Read by 59% of LPs September 11, 2020

Oyster Raises Giant $14M Seed Round As Vcs Focus On Latin America

I spoke with PayPal alumni Vilash Poovala about raising the largest seed investment in Latin America and the opportunities in fintech.
Read by 59% of LPs September 09, 2020

Investment Startup Groww Raises $30M From Yc Continuity, Others

The Bengaluru-based platform wants to strengthen its tech, product and engineering segments . Part of the money will be utilised to power an educational initiative about financial markets across India. This is YC Continuity's first investment in India.
Read by 68% of LPs September 09, 2020

Deel Raises $30M In Series B Funding To Break The Confines Of Geographically-concentrated Workforces, Enabling Businesses To Legally Hire Anyone, Anywhere In The World | Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deel Raises $30 Million in Series B Funding Enabling Businesses to Legally Hire Anyone, Anywhere. : SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deel, a payroll and compliance platform for international teams, today announced it has raised $30 million in Series B funding, led by Spark Capital. The investment closely follows a $14M Series A round, closed in May, led by Andreessen Horowitz. Deel's total funding now exceeds $48 million, including seed investment and participation from YC Growth Fund and notable angel investors including Nat Friedman, Ryan Petersen, John Zimmer, William Hockey and Alexis Ohanian.
Read by 44% of LPs September 07, 2020

India: Startupxseed Launches $26.6M Second Fund To Invest In Deeptech Firms

Fund II will invest Rs 3-10 crore per round in emerging deeptech startups. The post India: StartupXseed launches $26.6m second fund to invest in deeptech firms appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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