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Finance Watch: Rakuten Aspyrian Raises $150m VC Round For Laser-Activated Cancer Drugs

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Private investors, including Japanese e-commerce mogul Hiroshi Mikitani, backed a $150m Series C round for Rakuten Aspyrian and its photoimmunotherapy platform. Also, pharma-backed therapeutic video game developer Akili boosts Series C to $68m, and Summit garners additional BARDA funding.

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