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ViaCyte raises $10mm

Executive Summary

Regenerative medicine firm ViaCyte Inc. raised $10mm in a late-stage financing from Asset Management Partners, WL Gore & Associates, JDRF, and undisclosed current investors. The company will use the funds to commence clinical trials of its PEC-Direct, which treats Type I diabetes by administering stem cell-derived pancreatic progenitor cells in an implantable device. Additional funds will support ongoing development of its PEC-Encap stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for all diabetics who require insulin to control the disease.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Financing
    • Venture Financing

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