00:01 , Apr 30, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Why liver disease newco Alentis is aiming for one of largest Swiss A rounds

Liver disease newco Alentis Therapeutics is starting off small with the first close of its series A round, but the additional capital it expects to raise over the next six months could give it the...
20:04 , Apr 25, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

The academic founders' conundrum

First-time academic entrepreneurs face a circular problem: while they’re continually sought after by VCs and pharmas seeking the next “big thing”, they also face an arduous path to establish their bona fides - not for...
19:14 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

V-Bio, Gimv lead €37M Camel-IDS series A

Camelid-derived antibody company Camel-IDS N.V. (Brussels, Belgium) raised €37 million ($41.7 million) in a series A round Nov. 15 to support Phase II trials of lead brain metastatic breast cancer candidate, CAM-H2. V-Bio Ventures and...
15:58 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Swiss cancer play Amal eyes clinic following €21.2M tranche

Cancer vaccine company Amal Therapeutics S.A. (Geneva, Switzerland) closed the second and final tranche of its series B round at €21.2 million ($24 million), bringing the total amount raised in the round to €29 million...
00:13 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

V-Bio, Gimv lead €37M Camel-IDS series A

Camelid-derived antibody company Camel-IDS N.V. (Brussels, Belgium) raised €37 million ($41.7 million) in a series A round to support Phase II trials of lead brain metastatic breast cancer candidate, CAM-H2. V-Bio Ventures and Gimv led...
10:56 , Nov 12, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Swiss cancer play Amal eyes clinic following €21.2M tranche

Cancer vaccine company Amal Therapeutics S.A. (Geneva, Switzerland) closed the second and final tranche of its series B round at €21.2 million ($24 million), bringing the total amount raised in the round to €29 million...
21:15 , May 18, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

China comes to Europe

  The historically underfunded European biotech sector is in the early stages of tapping into a new stream of capital thanks to the explosion of biomedical innovation in China, which has spawned a wave of...
17:33 , Mar 2, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

BioMedPartners closes third fund at CHF100M

BioMedPartners (Basel, Switzerland) closed its BioMedInvest III fund at CHF100 million ($107 million). The firm plans to invest the fund in 12-15 private early to mid-stage pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies in Switzerland, Germany...
18:11 , Mar 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

BioMedPartners closes third fund

BioMedPartners closed its BioMedInvest III fund at CHF100 million ($107 million). The firm plans to invest the fund in 12-15 private early to mid-stage pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies in Switzerland, Germany and neighboring...
02:09 , Dec 14, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Hookipa raises €50M series C

Hookipa Biotech AG (Vienna, Austria) raised €50 million ($59.4 million) in a series C round led by an undisclosed U.S. public investment fund specializing in life sciences. Fellow new investors HBM Partners, Hillhouse Capital, Sirona...