Breakout Ventures, spun out of Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs, has closed its debut fund with $60M – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Lindy Fishburne has spent most of the last six years heading up Breakout Labs, a San Francisco-based program that’s underwritten by renowned investor Peter Thiel and that in 2011 began offering nascent […]

Balderton joins $30M Series D for big data biotech platform play, Sophia Genetics – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Switzerland based SaaS startup Sophia Genetics is hoping to give IBM Watson a run for its money in the healthcare diagnostics space. It’s built a big data analytics platform that harnesses clinicians’ […]

WuXi NextCODE aims for the genomics database “gold standard” with new $240 million – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A lot of money is being poured into genomics lately, including the genomic information company WuXi NextCODE (WXNC), which just announced it has closed on $240 million in Series B financing, led […]

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 1 – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A stem cell cryobank, self-flying personal planes, and an augmented reality data platform were amongst the highlights of the prestigious Y Combinator startup accelerator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day part 1. You can […]