12:44 , Mar 21, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

A Passage to optimal CNS vectors

Passage is arming itself with AAV vectors, gene therapies and non-human primate studies from gene therapy pioneer James Wilson at Penn to develop disease-modifying treatments for rare monogenic diseases affecting the CNS. The company launched...
23:30 , Feb 13, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Harpoon slips after pricing $75.6M IPO

Harpoon Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:HARP) raised $75.6 million in an IPO that priced at the midpoint of its proposed range. Harpoon sold 5.4 million shares at $14, within the $13-$15 range. The price gave Harpoon a...
04:00 , Feb 8, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Harpoon slips after pricing $75.6M IPO

Harpoon Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:HARP) shares lost $0.50 to $13.50 in their first day of trading Friday after the company raised $75.6 million in an IPO that priced at the midpoint of its proposed range. Harpoon...
01:56 , Feb 8, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Immuno-neurology company Alector dips after $175.8M IPO

Alector Inc. (NASDAQ:ALEC) raised $175.8 million in an IPO to support clinical trials of a handful of antibodies for neurologic indications including frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The immuno-neurology company sold 9.3 million shares at...
23:41 , Feb 7, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

Pharma ventures earlier

Facing the squeeze from inside and out, at least three corporate venture arms are revamping operations to increase their foothold in earlier and riskier investment opportunities. From one side, the move reflects the growing reliance...
03:46 , Feb 7, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Immuno-neurology company Alector dips after $175.8M IPO

Alector Inc. (NASDAQ:ALEC) shares fell $1 to $18 Thursday after the company raised $175.8 million in an IPO to support clinical trials of a handful of antibodies for neurologic indications including frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's...
20:45 , Feb 1, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Alector amends IPO

Immuno-neurology company Alector Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.) amended its IPO on NASDAQ and now plans to sell 9.3 million shares at $18-$20. At the midpoint, the company would raise $175.8 million and be valued...
01:03 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Warning: cash needed

  A near decade-long run of cheap money appears to be coming to a close, and most of the biotech sector isn’t well positioned for the new reality. BioCentury’s analysis shows that two-thirds of biotech...
17:34 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Alector, Poseida and Anchiano propose NASDAQ listings

Alector Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.), Poseida Therapeutics Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) and Anchiano Therapeutics Inc. (Tel Aviv:ANCN) have proposed to list on NASDAQ. Alector, which aims to target immune dysfunction to treat neurodegenerative disorders,...
04:39 , Jan 8, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Alector, Poseida and Anchiano propose NASDAQ listings

Alector Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.), Poseida Therapeutics Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) and Anchiano Therapeutics Inc. (Tel Aviv:ANCN) have proposed to list on NASDAQ. Alector, which aims to target immune dysfunction to treat neurodegenerative disorders,...