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University spinouts doubled fundraising in the last decade

Countries like Germany, Switzerland and Japan have benefitted from an explosive growth in capital, but the US still dominates and the UK risks being left behind, our in-depth analysis shows.

Jan 31, 2023

Cleerly captures investors’ hearts in $192m series C

Launched just a year ago to build on work at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cleerly has now closed an oversubscribed series C round.

Jul 25, 2022

CardiaTec captures $1.7m

Cambridge Enterprise has put cash into CardiaTec Biosciences in a pre-seed round that marks the inaugural deal for Laidlaw Scholars Ventures.

Jul 6, 2022

OQC heads to Japan after $46m series A

Oxford Quantum Circuits' series A round is already among the largest for a European quantum company and could still go higher.

Jul 5, 2022

ReCode registers $120m series B extension

UT Southwestern Medical Center spinout ReCode Therapeutics has now raised a total of $200m in its series B round from investors including Osage University Partners.

Jun 30, 2022

Zap Energy zips to $160m series C

University of Washington spinout Zap Energy is working on building a cheap, scalable fusion reactor generating low cost and carbon free energy.

Jun 28, 2022

MicroTransponder manifests $53m series E

Osage University Partners has added MicroTransponder to a small but mightly portfolio of medical device companies.

Jun 23, 2022

Elypta elicits $21m series A

Chalmers spinout Elypta is working on a metabolism-based liquid biopsy for early cancer detection that it hopes will catch any type of the disease.

Jun 21, 2022

Other News

Deals: June 1, 2022

Orphan CNS therapy developer Minoryx Therapeutics closed a $54.8m series C and MIT's The Engine co-led a $10.5m seed round for Foundation Alloy.

Jun 1, 2022

Deals: May 31, 2022

ZGT has raised $48m from Tsinghua Holdings Capital, CAS Star and others, while University of Cambridge spinout Colorifix has pocketed $22.7m.

May 31, 2022

Deals: May 27, 2022

The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

May 27, 2022

Deals: May 26, 2022

The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

May 26, 2022

Finn finds way to $110m series B

UVC Partners has taken part in the round, which will allow Finn to expand further across the US while bolstering its market position in Europe.

May 26, 2022

Deals: May 24, 2022

The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

May 24, 2022

Editor's Picks

The corporate bull case for real estate

Corporates continued to invest in real estate tech through 2022, unlike their traditional VC peers. We look at how this might play out.

Jan 25, 2023

Most CVCs invest from the balance sheet but models range from ad…

Most corporate investors (74%) employ capital directly from the balance sheet of their corporate mothership but there are many variations.

Jan 1, 2023

Williams seeds UK startup that claims to have cracked the lidar sensor…

Phlux Technology has raised $4.9m from investors including Foresight Williams Technology Funds as it looks to become the Nvidia of the sensor market.

Dec 7, 2022

The Big Deal: LaundryGo sets pace in the cleaning services sector

SoftBank helped the on-demand laundry service push its valuation past $250m, a rare occurrence in a sector that's so far failed to catch fire.

Nov 25, 2022
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