BC Week In Review | Dec 8, 2017
Financial News

AI newco Envisagenics raises $2.4M in seed round

Envisagenics Inc. (New York, N.Y.) raised $2.4 million in a seed round. Third Kind Venture Capital, Cosine LLC, Dolby Family Ventures, Dynamk Capital, NY Empire State Development, and SV Angel participated. In October, the artificial...
BC Week In Review | Apr 21, 2017
Financial News

Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs awards funding

On April 13, the companies each received an undisclosed award from the Thiel Foundation’s Breakout Labs program. SciBac is developing therapeutics to treat antibiotic-resistant diseases using the microbiome. Gel4Med is developing an antimicrobial tissue-scaffolding matrix....
BC Extra | Oct 11, 2016
Financial News

Breakout Labs backs microbiome play Azitra

The Thiel Foundation 's Breakout Labs said it is providing funding to Azitra Inc. (Farmington, Conn.), a newco focused on using the skin microbiome to treat eczema and other skin diseases. The funds will support...
BC Week In Review | Jun 23, 2014
Company News

Cortexyme Inc, EpiBone, G-Tech gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurology news

The companies each received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation’s Breakout Labs program. Cortexyme is conducting preclinical testing for drug candidates against an undisclosed pathogen "tied to neurodegeneration" to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other...
BC Week In Review | Mar 31, 2014
Company News

CytoVale, NetScientific, Thiel Foundation deal

Biotech IP commercialization firm NetScientific will purchase a convertible note for up to $250,000 in medical technology companies that receive awards from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The Breakout Labs program awards up to...
BioCentury | Mar 31, 2014
Finance

Breaking out

Breaking out NetScientific plc (LSE:NSCI) hopes a deal with The Thiel Foundation 's Breakout Labs will expand the biotech IP commercialization firm's reach in terms of geography and stage of development. The partnership is designed...
BioCentury | Mar 10, 2014
Finance

Innovator capital rationing

Conventional wisdom says VCs don't fund research-stage companies, but the numbers - and investors who play in the space - tell a different story. Since the financial meltdown, companies with a lead program in discovery or preclinical...
BC Week In Review | Nov 25, 2013
Company News

CytoVale microfluidics news

CytoVale received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The company is using its microfluidics technology to measure over 10 biophysical cell markers at rates above 2,000 cells/second to detect disease. CytoVale...
BC Week In Review | Nov 25, 2013
Company News

Pareto Biotechnologies other, chemistry news

Pareto received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The company's platform uses polyketide pathways to create molecules with near-term applications in cosmetics, flavors and fragrances, which are derived from either limited...
BC Week In Review | Oct 21, 2013
Financial News

Mithril Capital Management financial update

Mithril Capital Management , San Francisco, Calif.   Business: Finance   Date announced: 10/18/13   Mithril Capital Management closed its first fund in March at $537.7 million. LPs include families and sovereign wealth funds. Mithril invests...
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BC Week In Review | Dec 8, 2017
Financial News

AI newco Envisagenics raises $2.4M in seed round

Envisagenics Inc. (New York, N.Y.) raised $2.4 million in a seed round. Third Kind Venture Capital, Cosine LLC, Dolby Family Ventures, Dynamk Capital, NY Empire State Development, and SV Angel participated. In October, the artificial...
BC Week In Review | Apr 21, 2017
Financial News

Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs awards funding

On April 13, the companies each received an undisclosed award from the Thiel Foundation’s Breakout Labs program. SciBac is developing therapeutics to treat antibiotic-resistant diseases using the microbiome. Gel4Med is developing an antimicrobial tissue-scaffolding matrix....
BC Extra | Oct 11, 2016
Financial News

Breakout Labs backs microbiome play Azitra

The Thiel Foundation 's Breakout Labs said it is providing funding to Azitra Inc. (Farmington, Conn.), a newco focused on using the skin microbiome to treat eczema and other skin diseases. The funds will support...
BC Week In Review | Jun 23, 2014
Company News

Cortexyme Inc, EpiBone, G-Tech gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurology news

The companies each received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation’s Breakout Labs program. Cortexyme is conducting preclinical testing for drug candidates against an undisclosed pathogen "tied to neurodegeneration" to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other...
BC Week In Review | Mar 31, 2014
Company News

CytoVale, NetScientific, Thiel Foundation deal

Biotech IP commercialization firm NetScientific will purchase a convertible note for up to $250,000 in medical technology companies that receive awards from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The Breakout Labs program awards up to...
BioCentury | Mar 31, 2014
Finance

Breaking out

Breaking out NetScientific plc (LSE:NSCI) hopes a deal with The Thiel Foundation 's Breakout Labs will expand the biotech IP commercialization firm's reach in terms of geography and stage of development. The partnership is designed...
BioCentury | Mar 10, 2014
Finance

Innovator capital rationing

Conventional wisdom says VCs don't fund research-stage companies, but the numbers - and investors who play in the space - tell a different story. Since the financial meltdown, companies with a lead program in discovery or preclinical...
BC Week In Review | Nov 25, 2013
Company News

CytoVale microfluidics news

CytoVale received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The company is using its microfluidics technology to measure over 10 biophysical cell markers at rates above 2,000 cells/second to detect disease. CytoVale...
BC Week In Review | Nov 25, 2013
Company News

Pareto Biotechnologies other, chemistry news

Pareto received a $350,000 award from the Thiel Foundation's Breakout Labs program. The company's platform uses polyketide pathways to create molecules with near-term applications in cosmetics, flavors and fragrances, which are derived from either limited...
BC Week In Review | Oct 21, 2013
Financial News

Mithril Capital Management financial update

Mithril Capital Management , San Francisco, Calif.   Business: Finance   Date announced: 10/18/13   Mithril Capital Management closed its first fund in March at $537.7 million. LPs include families and sovereign wealth funds. Mithril invests...
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