18:29 , Nov 9, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Biomatics closes second fund at $300M

Biomatics Capital Partners closed its second fund at $300 million and added Mike Poole and Errik Anderson as venture partners (see "Biomatics' Next Phase" ). Fund II will invest in 15-20 healthcare companies across therapeutics,...
00:10 , Nov 9, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Biomatics’ next phase

Biomatics Capital plans to take a more active role in company formation and seek more neuroscience investments with its second fund, and has brought on two partners to implement its strategy. With Fund II, which...
13:02 , Nov 8, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Biomatics closes new fund at $300M

Biomatics Capital Partners closed its second fund at $300 million and added Mike Poole and Errik Anderson as venture partners (see "Biomatics' Next Phase" ). Fund II will invest in 15-20 healthcare companies across therapeutics,...
16:39 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Dementia Discovery Fund, UK Dementia Research Institute partner to fund dementia research

The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) and UK Dementia Research Institute launched a partnership dubbed D3A to grant multiple awards of £100,000-£200,000 ($130,768-$261,536) to support clinical translation. D3A will fund translational projects from UK Dementia Research...
17:18 , Oct 24, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Dementia Discovery Fund, UK Dementia Research Institute partner to fund dementia research

The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) and UK Dementia Research Institute launched a partnership dubbed D3A to grant multiple awards of £100,000-£200,000 ($130,768-$261,536) to support clinical translation. D3A will fund translational projects from UK Dementia Research...
19:59 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Manipulating microglia

Alector Inc.’s $133 million series E round provides enough runway for the immuno-neurology and immuno-oncology company to take at least five programs into the clinic in the next two years. Participants in the untranched round,...
18:11 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Alector raises $133M series E

Immuno-neurology and immuno-oncology company Alector Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.) raised $133 million in a series E round. Participants included new investors Deerfield Management, Federated Kaufmann Fund, Section 32, Euclidean Capital, Foresite Capital, Lilly Asia...
23:57 , Jul 26, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

PureTech plumbs the brain

PureTech Health plc is backing a new way of thinking about Alzheimer’s disease that positions it primarily as a problem of poor drainage, building on the recent discovery of lymphatic vessels in the brain by...
11:02 , Jul 25, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Alector raises $133M series E

Immuno-neurology and immuno-oncology company Alector Inc. (South San Francisco, Calif.) raised $133 million in a series E round. Participants included new investors Deerfield Management, Federated Kaufmann Fund, Section 32, Euclidean Capital, Foresite Capital, Lilly Asia...
23:13 , Jan 25, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Strategy

Takeda rides Denali’s ATV

In its deal with Denali, Takeda has not only boosted its CNS pipeline, but also gained access to a delivery technology that could open the door to a host of CNS targets only druggable with...