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Biotech start-up wins Google's attention--and money

Last week, iPierian snared one of the most intriguing new investors on the biotech scene when it announced that Google Ventures was taking the lead on a $22 million Series B. The biotech had already

Calithera banks $40M; Google Ventures leads $22M iPierian round

South San Francisco-based startup Calithera Biosciences has banked a whopping $40 million Series A round to ramp up development work on a new group of cancer drugs discovered in the lab of James

Promising stem cell start-ups merge, add $11.5M

Two stem cell technology start-ups have agreed to merge, snagging an additional $11.5 million in fresh venture funds in the process. Pierian and iZumi Bio will create iPierian, which will be helmed