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Tempo Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Executive Summary

Tempo Pharmaceuticals produces nano-sized therapeutics designed to deliver a one-two punch: the targeted and sequential release of two drugs at a specific location in the body. Though the technology offers an improved way to deliver drugs, especially highly toxic chemotherapeutics to treat cancer, the company shies away from the drug delivery label. The company says its technology isn't just about getting drug into a tumor; it's about getting the right drug to the right location at the right time to address the microenvironment of the disease.

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