Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction

Start-Up Quarterly Statistics: Private And Public Firms Were Prolific Fundraisers

Executive Summary

A review of biopharma start-up dealmaking and financing activity from April through June 2017, based on data from Strategic Transactions, showed that fundraising activity more than doubled compared with the first quarter.

You may also be interested in...



Finance Watch: Big VC Money Backs Tech-Enabled Drug Discovery

Private Company Edition: XtalPi raised $318.8m for its AI-based drug discovery platform and machine learning-enabled Flagship start-up Valo Health has brought in nearly $100m. XtalPi had one of three recent venture capital mega-rounds for China-based companies.

Clozel's CHF1bn Actelion Spin-Out Idorsia Awaits Janssen Buy-In

Upon completion of Johnson & Johnson's $30bn acquisition of Actelion, Jean-Paul Clozel, the latter's outgoing CEO, aims to build a new European biopharma big-hitter – Idorsia – with the earlier-stage assets Actelion leaves behind. He's hoping that J&J's Janssen will soon opt in to rights to its lead candidate. Idorsia is preparing to launch onto the Swiss Stock Exchange with CHF1bn in cash at inception.

Takeda Picks Next Big Thing In Immunotherapy: Gamma Delta T Cells

Takeda is aiming to get ahead in what it believes is an emerging area with big potential in immunotherapy: gamma delta T-cells. It has signed a deal with GammaDelta Therapeutics that gives it a purchase option on the UK-based, Abingworth-backed start-up. GammaDelta's CEO, former GSK executive Paolo Paoletti, and the head of Takeda's external innovation center, Dan Curran, spoke to Scrip.

Related Content

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC099266

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Thank you for submitting your question. We will respond to you within 2 business days. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel