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From Public To Private, Crossover Investors Are Back In Biotech

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Traditional life-science venture is shrinking, leaving gaps for others to fill. Crossover investors are now more creative and aggressive in reaching out to the best private companies. They often seek out entrepreneurs with glittering track records of repeat success, and some crossover investors also join mezzanine rounds to familiarize themselves with an interesting new company, management team, or technology earlier and at a lower cost than on the public markets.

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