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TetraPhase's Series C

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Anti-infective developer TetraPhase Pharmaceuticals announced June 1 its $45 million Series C financing, with participation from a syndicate of new and existing backers. The financing is one of the richest of the year, just below the April $56 million Series C pulled in by Achaogen, which is also developing antibiotics for drug resistant diseases. And it far exceeds the average Series C financing of $19.77 million raised between January and May of this year.

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