Intrexon - Top 15 Biotech VC Deals of 2010

Company: Intrexon
Based: Blacksburg, VA
Amount: $37.51M

Investors: New River Management funds, managed by Third Security and NewVa Capital Partners, and other investors.

Scoop: To fund its modular DNA control systems, Intrexon closed another round of Series D financing, enlisting the help of 65 investors in the process. And after raising another $1 million this month, the company has nearly $130 million to continue working on its technology. The company also recently acquired a North Carolina biotech, Agarigen, for its mushroom-based expression platform for the rapid, high yield production of recombinant proteins.

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