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Start-Up Quarterly Statistics, Q2 2010

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Highlights from the Q2 2010 review of start-up dealmaking: Biopharma, medical device and in vitro diagnostics startups raised a total of $606 million, an 83% hike from the previous quarter but a 30% drop from Q2 2009. Unlike Q1, which saw four spin-offs, Q2 had just one. Three acquisitions closed including J&J's purchase of respiratory-focused RespiVert. During the second quarter of 2010, several companies signed multiple agreements including Clovis Oncology.

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