15:56 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

M Ventures leads $30M series A for RNA start-up Ribometrix

RNA company Ribometrix Inc. (Durham, N.C.) raised $30 million in a series A round led by M Ventures on Nov. 13. Fellow new investors Amgen Ventures, Pappas Capital and Illumina Ventures also participated, as did...
11:35 , Nov 13, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

M Ventures leads $30M series A for RNA start-up Ribometrix

RNA company Ribometrix Inc. (Durham, N.C.) raised $30 million in a series A round led by M Ventures. Fellow new investors Amgen Ventures, Pappas Capital and Illumina Ventures also participated, as did existing investors SV...
11:33 , Nov 13, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Playing in RNA

M Ventures, the strategic venture arm of Merck KGaA (Xetra:MRK), is adding another RNA company to its portfolio by leading a $30 million series A round for Ribometrix Inc. Fellow new investors Amgen Ventures, Pappas...
00:36 , Nov 7, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Five Prime, Alder

Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:FPRX) hired David Smith as EVP and CFO, effective Nov. 26. He will replace Linda Rubinstein, who was interim CFO of the cancer company. Smith was COO of IntegenX Inc. until...
18:37 , Oct 19, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

AbbVie, Morphic partner on antifibrotic integrins

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) agreed to pay Morphic Therapeutic (Waltham, Mass.) $100 million up front for exclusive options to license antifibrotic integrins to block transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) activation via multiple undisclosed targets. Morphic is...
22:09 , Oct 18, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

AbbVie, Morphic partner on antifibrotic integrins

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) agreed to pay Morphic Therapeutic (Waltham, Mass.) $100 million up front for exclusive options to license antifibrotic integrins to block transforming growth factor (TGF) β activation via multiple undisclosed targets. Morphic is...
18:16 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Morphic reloads

With Morphic Therapeutic’s second integrin program running ahead of schedule, the company has raised an $80 million series B round to sustain its current development pace. Existing investor Omega Funds and new investor Novo Holdings...
18:07 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Morphic's $80M round paves way for integrin clinical studies

Morphic Therapeutic (Waltham, Mass.) raised $80 million on Sept. 25 in a series B round led by existing investor Omega Funds and new investor Novo Holdings A/S (Hellerup, Denmark). New investors Invus and EcoR1 Capital,...
13:56 , Sep 25, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Morphic's $80M round paves way for integrin clinical studies

Morphic Therapeutic (Waltham, Mass.) raised $80 million in a series B round led by existing investor Omega Funds and new investor Novo Holdings A/S (Hellerup, Denmark). New investors Invus and EcoR1 Capital, and existing investors...
18:13 , Aug 31, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

ApoGen expands series A to $11M

Drug-resistant cancer company ApoGen Biotechnologies Inc. raised an additional $4 million on Aug. 23 from M Ventures and existing investors in its series A round, bringing the round's total to $11 million. M Ventures is...