Deep Genomics Raises $180M in Series C Financing

29 Jul, 2021

Deep Genomics Raises $180M in Series C Financing
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– Deep Genomics announced the closing of a $180m Series C financing round.
– The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and includes participation from new investors, Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Alexandria Venture Investments, and existing investors Amplitude Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Magnetic Ventures, and True Ventures.
– Deep Genomics uses AI and machine learning to program and prioritize transformational RNA therapeutics for genetic diseases.
– The company has leveraged its strategic geographical advantage by combining its teams in Toronto, the birthplace of deep learning and the fastest growing technology hub in North America, with the Boston-Cambridge biotechnology hub, by hiring Jeffrey Brown, PhD, as VP of Preclinical Research, Ferdinand Massari, MD, as Chief Medical Officer, and Amanda Kay, PhD, as Chief Business Officer.

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