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The A-List: 2008's Trend Shaping Series A Financings

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Despite a miserable economy, new company formation continues apace. In biotech, recapitalizations and structured deals featured prominently; in diagnostics, interest remains strong even if rounds in 2008 were down from last year's highs; in devices, small and regional VCs have filled the void left by brand-name investors.

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