Finance Watch: October Begins With A VC Mega-Round For Newly Named Iambic
Early Capital Sources Emerge From 65LAB, Novo/Evotec, Age1
Private Company Edition: Iambic, formerly known as Entos, closed a $100m series B venture capital round to advance its AI-discovered therapeutics. Also, Evozyne raised $81m and Acesion brought in €45m in series B rounds, while Mogrify added $10m to bring its series A to $46m.
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Private Company Edition: ReCode’s series B venture capital round grew for a third time, now totaling $260m for precision genetic medicines. Also, DalCor closed an $80m series D, manufacturer Nephron amassed $350m, Hyku launched with a $56m seed financing and Magnet emerged with $50m.
A mix of mega-rounds and smaller seed financings show investment happening at both ends of the venture capital spectrum. In public company financings, Gilead prices $2bn note offering, Biogen secures $1.5bn for Reata deal, Inhibrx completes a $200m PIPE and the IPO market shows new signs of life.
Private Company Edition: Genesis raised $200m, Rapport brought in $150m and Cellares closed a $255m round. Also, Ferring got $300m up front in a royalty deal, Fore Biotherapeutics raised a $75m series D and Vaxxas won a $3.67m Wellcome grant to advance a next-generation typhoid vaccine.