Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

VC Roundup: Caribou Completes $30m Non-IPO CRISPR Financing; $205m In Cash For Five Others

Executive Summary

Gene editing is all the rage in biotechnology these days, but Caribou Biosciences Inc. has taken a different path than its CRISPR peers by diversifying beyond therapeutics to agriculture, industrial and applied research. The company also has taken a different financing path – recently closing a $30m Series B venture capital round instead of pursuing an initial public offering.

You may also be interested in...



Finance Watch: Investment In Novel Antibacterials Gets A New Boost With Qpex Launch

Repeat antibiotic entrepreneurs raised $33m to launch Qpex with assets from The Medicines Co. Also, Taiho increases VC fund to $300m and TP Therapeutics raises $80m.

Biopharma IPOs Gain Momentum As Three More Launch In The US

UroGen, Biohaven and Ovid bring the year's US biopharma IPO count to 11 as returns remain in mostly positive territory. Ovid is one of only two newly public drug developers trading below its offering price.

CRISPR Companies Form Pact To Defend, Cross-License Gene Editing Patents

Three CRISPR/Cas9 patent owners and four companies that license the intellectual property – CRISPR, Intellia, Caribou and ERS – signed a formal agreement to protect their patent rights and cross-license necessary IP while a patent interference proceeding is ongoing.

Related Content

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

MT125529

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel