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WESTLAKE VILLAGE BIOPARTNERS LAUNCHES TWO NEW FUNDS TOTALING $500 MILLION TO BUILD AND INVEST IN PROMISING LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES

Westlake Village BioPartners | December 15, 2020

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Westlake Village BioPartners today announced the launch of two new funds totaling $500 million to build and put resources into promising life sciences organizations with transformative therapeutic technologies. The first fund, known as Opportunity 1, is $70 million and permits Westlake to contribute extra Series B or later-round capital into promising organizations they incubated or invested into with their original fund, Westlake BioPartners 1 (WBP1). One example is a begin...

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RESEARCH

MAXCYTE SIGNS CLINICAL AND COMMERCIAL LICENSE WITH SANA BIOTECHNOLOGY

Maxcyte, Inc. | August 12, 2021

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MaxCyte, Inc., a leading provider of cell-engineering platform technologies, today announced the signing of a clinical and commercial license with Sana Biotechnology, Inc. (Nasdaq: SANA), a company focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines. Under the terms of the agreement, Sana Biotechnology obtains non-exclusive clinical and commercial rights to use MaxCyte's Flow Electroporation® technology and ExPERT™ platform. In return, MaxCyte is entitle...

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TAVOTEK BIOTHERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ROUND B FINANCING WITH $35 MILLION

Tavotek | November 19, 2021

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Tavotek Biotherapeutics, a fast-growing biotech company, announces it has raised $35M in Round B financing. CS Capital, a leading private equity fund manager in China, led this finance round followed by Fontus Capital. This round of financing will be used to accelerate the Phase 1 clinical development of several antibody drugs to start in early 2022. The upcoming antibody drugs were developed by the company based on its TavoPrecise antibody platform for various immune-related disorders. In addit...

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INDUSTRIAL IMPACT

GEOVAX ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION PRIVATE PLACEMENT

GeoVax, Inc. | January 15, 2022

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GeoVax Labs, Inc. a biotechnology company specializing in developing human vaccines and cancer immunotherapies, announced that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to raise approximately $10.0 million through the private placement of 707,484 shares of common stock, 2,360,000 pre-funded warrants to purchase common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase an aggregate of up to 3,067,484 shares of common stock. Each share of common stock ...

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MEDICAL

WESTLAKE VILLAGE BIOPARTNERS LAUNCHES TWO NEW FUNDS TOTALING $500 MILLION TO BUILD AND INVEST IN PROMISING LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES

Westlake Village BioPartners | December 15, 2020

Westlake Village BioPartners today announced the launch of two new funds totaling $500 million to build and put resources into promising life sciences organizations with transformative therapeutic technologies. The first fund, known as Opportunity 1, is $70 million and permits Westlake to contribute extra Series B or later-round capital into promising organizations they incubated or invested into with their original fund, Westlake BioPartners 1 (WBP1). One example is a begin...

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RESEARCH

MAXCYTE SIGNS CLINICAL AND COMMERCIAL LICENSE WITH SANA BIOTECHNOLOGY

Maxcyte, Inc. | August 12, 2021

MaxCyte, Inc., a leading provider of cell-engineering platform technologies, today announced the signing of a clinical and commercial license with Sana Biotechnology, Inc. (Nasdaq: SANA), a company focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines. Under the terms of the agreement, Sana Biotechnology obtains non-exclusive clinical and commercial rights to use MaxCyte's Flow Electroporation® technology and ExPERT™ platform. In return, MaxCyte is entitle...

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MEDTECH

TAVOTEK BIOTHERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ROUND B FINANCING WITH $35 MILLION

Tavotek | November 19, 2021

Tavotek Biotherapeutics, a fast-growing biotech company, announces it has raised $35M in Round B financing. CS Capital, a leading private equity fund manager in China, led this finance round followed by Fontus Capital. This round of financing will be used to accelerate the Phase 1 clinical development of several antibody drugs to start in early 2022. The upcoming antibody drugs were developed by the company based on its TavoPrecise antibody platform for various immune-related disorders. In addit...

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INDUSTRIAL IMPACT

GEOVAX ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION PRIVATE PLACEMENT

GeoVax, Inc. | January 15, 2022

GeoVax Labs, Inc. a biotechnology company specializing in developing human vaccines and cancer immunotherapies, announced that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to raise approximately $10.0 million through the private placement of 707,484 shares of common stock, 2,360,000 pre-funded warrants to purchase common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase an aggregate of up to 3,067,484 shares of common stock. Each share of common stock ...

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