Venrock Associates

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Name: Venrock Associates
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Avalanche Biotechnologies secures $55 million in Series B financing

Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc., a US-based clinical-stage biotechnology company, has secured $55 million in Series B financing led by Venrock.Deerfield Management Company L.P, Adage Capital Management L.P., Redmile Group, LLC, Rock Springs Capital, Sabby ... [Published Individual.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Avalanche Biotechnologies raises $55 million in series B financing

Avalanche Biotechnologies has completed a $55 million series B financing to advance the company’s clinical programs in retinal disorders, according to a press release.This includes Avalanche’s lead product, AVA-101, a treatment for wet age-related macular ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Avalanche rides gene therapy to $55 million Series B round

Avalanche Biotechnologies Inc., whose experimental gene therapy potentially could stop a blinding eye disease with a single shot, scored $55 million in Series B funding from a team of investors, the company said Tuesday.In raising the cash from Venrock, ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

ProNAi nabs $59.5M round to back PhII lymphoma drug

ProNAi lands $59.5M round for mid-stage lymphoma programA Detroit-based biotech has landed a $59.5 million round to continue its work on a nucleic acid-based DNAi cancer therapy now in a mid-stage trial. ProNAi Therapeutics CEO Mina Sooch says that's ... [Published FierceBiotech - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Memo to tech startups: If you want money, raise it now

The frothy fundraising market may dry up soon.FORTUNE -- If it feels like every startup you've ever heard of is rushing to drum up large rounds of funding, that's because they probably are. It's hard to miss the string of massive rounds from recent months: ... [Published Fortune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

8 Ways To Build And Use The New Breed Of Data-Driven Applications

By Brian Ascher, partner at Venrock Software-as-a-Service and cloud computing has been transformational for the software industry, but compared to what is coming next, you ain’t seen nothing yet. First, to appreciate where we are heading a quick review ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The App Will See You Now: Better Puts Health Care in Your Pocket

The latest take on telemedicine in the age of apps will launch Wednesday morning, as Better  premiers in Apple’s App Store.The Palo Alto, Calif., startup of the same name has partnered with the Mayo Clinic to offer users 24/7 access to a personal health ... [Published Recode - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

DOD hands out $99.6 million in contracts to Hologic, GE, PositiveID | Medtech funding stories for the week of Apr. 7, 2014

Here's a look at some of the top funding stories for medical device companies this week.Hologic, GE, PositiveID land near $100M in Defense contracts April 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani Cytomedix Inc. , Deerfield Management , Delphi Ventures , Domain ... [Published MassDevice - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

How GIS Technology Can Improve Patient Transport Decisions

A new study shows how geographic information systems technology can help determine whether a patient would be more efficiently transported to a hospital by an ambulance or helicopter.The study analyzed helicopter transport data from a five-county area ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Venrock Partner Bob Kocher on Health Technology Winners, Losers

What type of healthcare technology will be poised for growth under value-based care and what types will face difficulty?“Will technology save the day?” asked Bertha Coombs, a general assignment reporter for CNBC and a moderator of a keynote panel at the ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 6 reports

RefleXion Medical raises $11.6 in to help target cancer treatments

Reflexion Medical, a company that makes a device that marks tumors for targeted radiation therapy, said today that  it raised $11.6 million in Series A funding.Paris-based Soffinova Partners led the round and was joined by Pfizer Venture Investments and ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

ACCELERON PHARMA INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events

Item 8.01 Other Events.Celgene Corporation has entered into Stock Purchase Agreementsindividually with five current stockholders of the Company: AdvancedTechnology Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners,Venrock, and Alkermes, Inc., all ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]

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"I admire both the scientific breakthroughs of Juno's investigators and the compelling vision of Juno's founders," said Barney Cassidy . "I'm really looking forward to working with the entire team to develop, commercialize, and make widely available cancer therapies that emerge from these extraordinary breakthroughs."
...investors joining in: Morgenthaler Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, OrbiMed, SR One, Mission Bay Capital along with additional investors. "In just over three years, the company's prolific chemistry and biology platform has led to advancing multiple programs in the fields of autoimmune disease and oncology, with an exciting level of preclinical validation to date" said Sofinnova's Dr. Srinivas Akkaraju, who's joining the board. Release
Bong Koh, M D , partner at Venrock, stated, "We believe Avalanche's proprietary approach to gene therapy holds promise to meet unmet medical needs for patients suffering from wet AMD and other retinal diseases that may lead to vision loss. We are pleased to join an outstanding group of new and existing investors in supporting this experienced management team to further the clinical development and commercialization of one-time transformative gene therapies to help people with serious eye diseases."
"We set up Frontline a year ago and to date have invested in 8 Irish companies, 6 of which already have a commercial presence in the US. The same questions kept coming up – ‘Where should I live?’ ‘Where do I get an office?’ ‘Who should I meet to connect into the tech scene?’ ‘What about Visas?’ We decided to capture the answers to those common questions to help Irish companies get setup in the US.”"

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Startup Guide to New York for Irish Entrepreneu... [Published Irish Central - Apr 19 2014]
8 Ways To Build And Use The New Breed Of Data-D... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 18 2014]
Memo to tech startups: If you want money, raise... [Published Fortune - Apr 18 2014]
BYOD Security Issues – Solved with Appthority SaaS [Published Cloud Computing Journal - Apr 18 2014]
Roundup: Inrix, EnerG2, Front Desk, Gates Paten... [Published Xconomy - Apr 17 2014]
VC-backed Zafgen nabs $20 mln from Oxford and M... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 17 2014]
The App Will See You Now: Better Puts Health Ca... [Published Recode - Apr 16 2014]
A Smaller Power Supply Darts In On Kickstarter [Published Red Orbit - Apr 15 2014]
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Finsix launches a Kickstarter for its revolutio... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 14 2014]
Quantenna promises to make Wi-Fi almost six tim... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 14 2014]
Three Things Healthcare IT Leaders Need to Know... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Apr 12 2014]
IPO Profile: Achaogen Inc [Published Venture Capital Journal - Apr 12 2014]
DOD hands out $99.6 million in contracts to Hol... [Published MassDevice - Apr 11 2014]
How GIS Technology Can Improve Patient Transpor... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 10 2014]
2% of Doctors Received 24% of Medicare Payments [Published AllGov - Apr 10 2014]
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Report details doctors' pay from Medicare [Published Des Moines Business Record - Apr 10 2014]
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VC-backed Zafgen nabs $20 mln from Oxford and M... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 17 2014]
Zafgen has secured a $20 million loan from Oxford and MidCap Financial . Based in Cambridge, Mass., Zafgen is a biopharmaceutical company focused on treating severely obese patients. Zafgen’s investors include RA Capital Management, Brookside Capital, ...
Finsix launches a Kickstarter for its revolutio... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 14 2014]
Image Credit: Finsix One of the most intriguing products from CES is now one step closer to reality. Finsix , which has developed innovative power technology to shrink laptop chargers, launched a Kickstarter today for its first gadget, Dart. The ...
Quantenna promises to make Wi-Fi almost six tim... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 14 2014]
Above: Quantenna will make WiFi almost six times faster. Image Credit: Shutterstock Quantenna Communications  said it will be able to make Wi-Fi networks run almost six times faster with its latest generation of wireless chips. For consumers, that ...
Sofinnova Partners leads $11.6 mln Series A rou... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 04 2014]
Sofinnova Partners has led an $11.6 million Series A funding round in RefleXion Medical , a medical device company developing a biologically-guided radiation therapy system for cancer treatment. Other participants in the funding included Pfizer Venture ...
VCs launch into new space: VCJ [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 04 2014]
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