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In the Midst Of A Shakeout, Biotech VCs Must Embrace New Partners, New Math

This article was originally published in Start Up

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With funds and firms closing, a new reality awaits those who survive until the next economic upswing. Some of the elements are already in place, such as VCs' willingness to take capped returns and exits via risk-sharing contingency-based acquisitions. The emphasis on capital efficiency may change the types of companies VCs can afford to back, and corporate funds are now a vital part of biotech venture, especially in the early stages.

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