• miRagen Therapeutics, Inc. extends Series A to $12M

    June 9, 2009

    miRagen Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by developing innovative microRNA (miRNA) based therapeutics for cardiovascular and muscle disease, today announced the achievement of several key milestones resulting in the approval of the second tranche of last year’s $8 million Series A financing. In addition, miRagen secured a $4 million extension of the Series A, bringing the total funding of the Series A financing to $12 million. New investors Amgen Ventures, Broadview Ventures and The Peierls Foundation join founding investors Atlas Venture

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  • CardiAQ Valve Technologies receives seed funding from Broadview Ventures

    May 13, 2009

    CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CVT) received $750,000 in seed or ‘translational’ funding from Broadview Ventures Inc.—a company associated with Paris-based Fondation Leducq—whose mission is to accelerate the development of technology in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease through targeted investment. The funding will be used to further develop CVT’s platform with an initial indication for percutaneous mitral valve replacement (PMVR). Total funding in CVT is now $1.5 million. CVT is developing innovative approaches to heart valve replacement and is initially focused on percutaneous

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