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Third Rock Ventures Rolls Its Own

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Third Rock Ventures has raised $1.3 billion by going all-in on early-stage biotech with a homegrown company strategy that requires that its own people run many of its portfolio companies after launch. It’s hard to say definitively that the strategy is working, but then again, its investors just re-upped for a new half-billion-dollar fund.

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