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Start-Up Quarterly Statistics, Q1 2011

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Biopharma and medical device start-ups brought in a total of $216 million in Q1 2011. Absent were any financings involving in vitro diagnostics companies. Only four acquisitions involving start-ups were completed - one in biopharma and three in the device industry. Cancer was the most popular therapeutic category among biopharma start-up alliance this quarter.

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