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Biotech raised $6bn in 2014 venture capital; most since 2007

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Biotechnology companies ended 2014 with $6bn in new venture capital in their pockets, which was the biggest annual total since 2007, but that's after private startups and early-stage businesses raised $2bn in the fourth quarter alone – the biggest single-quarter total in at least 19 years.

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