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Genocea Biosciences closes $35mm Series B

Executive Summary

Vaccines developer Genocea Biosciences Inc. has raised $35mm in its Series B financing round. First-time backers Johnson & Johnson Development Corp., Skyline Ventures (adds a board member), and MP Healthcare Venture Management were joined by returning shareholders Polaris Venture Partners, Lux Capital Management, SR One, Cycad Group, Auriga Partners, and Morningside Ventures. Funds will support ongoing pipeline development, including the initiation of clinical trials for Genocea's lead vaccine candidate for herpes simplex virus Type 2. The company's early-2009 Series A brought in $23mm.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Vaccines
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Financing
    • Venture Financing

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