Flagship Ventures

Type: Company
Name: Flagship Ventures
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare cost pressures create opportunities for biotechs (Video)

Earlier this week, I spoke on NECN to try and explain how some investors are seeing opportunities in the recent cost-consciousness surrounding the healthcare system. The topic was spurred by a blog post I wrote Tuesday based on an interview with Harry ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Seres Health Presents Final Data for Study of SER-109 in Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection at ICAAC 2014 Conference

This Phase I/II study characterized the safety and efficacy profile of SER-109 for recurrent CDI and its impact on the gut microbiome. The study was designed in two, 15-patient cohorts. Cohort 1 evaluated a mean dose of 1.5x109Patients included in the ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Solar fuels company Joule looks to partner with Scatec Solar to bring photovoltaic power to Joule production plants

Joule, the developer of a direct, single-step, continuous process for the production of solar hydrocarbon fuels ( earlier post ), has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Scatec Solar ASA, a leading, independent solar power producer. ... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

T2 Biosystems raises $57 million in IPO

Lexington-based  T2 Biosystems  raised $57.2 million in its initial public offering of stock, announced Thursday.The company will use the funding to commercialize its technology for faster and more accurate diagnosis of infectious diseases in hospita ... [Published Physic Ventures - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Black Duck Software Raises $20M, Led by General Catalyst; Names New CFO

Burlington, Mass.-based Black Duck Software announced Wednesday the company has raised $20 million, in a round led by General Catalyst Partners . In addition, the opensource software logististics solution provider has appointed Stephen Gregorio as its ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

IEX secures $75 million Series C round

Series AGlobal 3D printing company 3D Hubs has completed a $4.5 million Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital. The company provides an online platform which connects owners of 3D printers all over the world with access to people looking to print ... [Published Red Herring - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup of Form D Regulatory Filings (Life Sciences)--August 29

(The following is a roundup of selected companies that have revealed securities sales in recent Form D regulatory filings. These companies are required to file a Form D notification within 15 days after the first sale of securities in an offering, which ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 6 reports

Flagship Ventures hires Swiss consulting firm co-owner, agri expert as venture partner

Healthcare-focused early-stage investment firm Flagship Ventures has hired Swiss consulting firm co-owner and partner Robert Berendes as a venture partner.Berendes, who runs a-connect, will provide strategic counsel and support to the flagship team through ... [Published AltAssets.net - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Seventh Sense lands $16M for non-invasive blood collection

by Blood sampling devices maker Seventh Sense Biosystems secures $16 million in Series B funding from Siemens, Novartis, others.Massachusetts-based Seventh Sense Biosystems added 3 new investors this month with the closing of its Series B financing round, ... [Published MassDevice - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 7 reports

Seventh Sense Biosystems raises $16 mln in Series B funding

Seventh Sense Biosystems , which develops blood collection and diagnostic platforms, has raised $16 million in Series B funding from a group of investors. New investors in the funding were the venture capital arm of Siemens Financial Services , Novartis ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Flagship startup gets $16M from new partners for pain-free blood collector

Last month, the CEO of Seventh Sense Biosystems hinted at some big announcements expected in coming months. Today, the first of those came with the announcement of $16 million in financing for the Cambridge firm from what he called “strategic partner ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Flagship Ventures expands team with new addition

Flagship Ventures said Monday that it has hired Dr. Roger J. Pomerantz as a senior partner. Most recently, Pomerantz served as senior vice president and worldwide head of licensing & acquisitions at Merck & Co . PRESS RELEASE CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]

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"The study offers hope that a breakthrough oral drug for preventing recurrent C difficile infection is on the horizon, which can replace invasive fecal transplants" said Dr. Darrell S Pardi SER-109 is the lead Seres Health Ecobiotic® microbial therapeutic in clinical testing for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium...
...Darrell S Pardi , gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic and one of the study investigators. "It suggests that Ecobiotic® drugs that repair the microbiome may be a way to treat other gut infections and could complement antibiotics by restoring microbial diversity after antibiotic therapy."
...Berendes. "I look forward to expanding upon Flagship's growing sustainability practice by working with the team to identify and develop the next innovations in agriculture."
...Noubar Afeyan, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Flagship Ventures. "We are excited to have Robert on the Flagship team and pleased he will be contributing to our next wave of transformative ventures."

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Healthcare cost pressures create opportunities ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Sanofi's Sunrise Initiative [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
Joule to Team with DNV GL for Commercial Valida... [Published CNBC - Sep 17 2014]
Investors Could Learn A Thing Or Two From 2U's ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 11 2014]
Analyst Concerns And Poor Stock Performance Cou... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 10 2014]
Seres Health Presents Final Data for Study of S... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 08 2014]
Seres Health Presents Final Data for Study of S... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
Solar fuels company Joule looks to partner with... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 05 2014]
Solar fuels company Joule looks to partner with... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 05 2014]
T2 Biosystems raises $57 million in IPO [Published Physic Ventures - Sep 05 2014]
IEX secures $75 million Series C round [Published Red Herring - Sep 03 2014]
Oasys Loves That Dirty Water From Fracking and ... [Published Xconomy - Sep 03 2014]
Black Duck Software Raises $20M, Led by General... [Published Bostinno - Sep 03 2014]
Joule to Host Strategic Seminar on Climate Chan... [Published Flagship Ventures - Sep 02 2014]
Roundup of Form D Regulatory Filings (Life Scie... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 29 2014]
Joule to Host Strategic Seminar on Climate Chan... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Aug 28 2014]
Seres Health to Present Clinical Findings at IC... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 28 2014]
Flagship Ventures hires Swiss consulting firm c... [Published AltAssets.net - Aug 26 2014]
Flagship Ventures Names Agricultural Industry E... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 26 2014]
Flagship Ventures expands team with new addition [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 25 2014]
Flagship Ventures Appoints Agricultural Industr... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 25 2014]
Flagship Ventures Appoints Agricultural Industr... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 25 2014]
Flagship Ventures Appoints Agricultural Industr... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - Aug 25 2014]
Innovators Under 35 | 2014 [Published Technology Review - Aug 19 2014]
Joule Achieves Industry First with a 100% Incre... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Aug 15 2014]
East Coast Biotech Roundup: Amicus, Accelerator... [Published Xconomy - Aug 15 2014]
The Daily Startup: Venture Investors Back Nucle... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 15 2014]
Allergan bets up to $588M on Taris' bladder can... [Published FierceBiotech - Aug 14 2014]
Seventh Sense lands $16M for non-invasive blood... [Published MassDevice - Aug 13 2014]
VC-backed blood diagnostics business picks up $... [Published AltAssets.net - Aug 13 2014]
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Solar fuels company Joule looks to partner with... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 05 2014]
Joule, the developer of a direct, single-step, continuous process for the production of solar hydrocarbon fuels ( earlier post ), has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Scatec Solar ASA, a leading, independent solar power producer. ...
Flagship Ventures expands team with new addition [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 25 2014]
Flagship Ventures has hired Dr. Robert Berendes as a venture partner. Dr. Berendes is a co-owner and partner at a-connect, a Swiss global consulting firm. PRESS RELEASE CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Flagship Ventures, a leading ...
Flagship Ventures Appoints Agricultural Industr... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - Aug 25 2014]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm focused on innovations in healthcare and sustainability, today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Berendes as a Venture Partner. ...
The Daily Startup: Venture Investors Back Nucle... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 15 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas The $1.5 million Series a funding of Helion Energy Inc.  is the second funding of a nuclear-power startup this year, signaling a return of investment to the sector after a lull of a few years. Earlier this month Founder Fund ‘s ...
The Daily Startup: 360fly Raises Cash for Panor... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 13 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas Camera startup 360fly has raised $17.8 million to bring its 360-degree technology to the masses, Lizette Chapman reports for VentureWire. Spun out of Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute in 1998, the Pittsburgh-based ...
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Flagship Ventures Adds Pharma Industry Veteran ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 14 2014]
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