Keyword: Flagship Pioneering
Flagship Pioneering has raised $824 million for a fund to support biotech and health companies that have come up through its Flagship Labs foundry.
The ex-Roche SVP and Beigene founder will lead the Flagship startup as it builds a pipeline of cancer drugs targeting the peripheral nervous system.
Sigilon Therapeutics is bringing on Bioverativ’s chief global therapeutic operations officer, Rogerio Vivaldi, M.D., to serve as its CEO.
Microbiome developer Kaleido Biosciences has raked in $101 million in financing, after coming out of stealth last September with $65 million.
The Flagship Ventures-backed microbiome startup has the strong support of its existing investors, who will contribute $40 million to the IPO.
The IPO comes as the Flagship startup prepares to test its lead inflammatory disease and anticancer microbial strains in humans.
Foghorn seeks to unravel chromatin regulation and develop drugs to correct problems with it.
The crossover round, which brings Rubius’ nine-month haul up to $220 million, comes as the Flagship Pioneering startup races to get into the clinic.
Bob Hugin retires from Celgene, Voyager founder steps down as CEO, Boehringer named new U.S. chief to replace retiring Fonteyne.
Venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering has got a major $618 million in capital, the biggest in its 17-year history, topping its total to $2.3 billion.