Trucode is advancing in vivo gene editing applications for disorders including sickle cell disease that grew from Yale research and has been backed by GV and Kleiner Perkins.
MIT-founded robotic interior design developer Ori found support from Sidewalk Labs and Ingka Group as it looks to deliver full robotic interiors in partnership with architects and property developers.
Sales team-focused voice analytics software developer Cogito, an MIT spinout, attracted investors including Salesforce, New York Life and Goldman Sachs to bring its overall total to $100m.
University of Oxford's electric motor spinout Yasa has added $22m from investors including OSI and Parkwalk Advisors to its coffers to help it cope with growing customer demand.
IP Group supplied less funding to its portfolio companies but witnessed a three-fold increase in cash realisations during the first half of 2019.
Cash Capital has contributed to a a series C round for medical supplies provider GKHT, established as an affiliate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences-owned Osic Holding Group.
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Spinouts such as Oxford’s Moa Technology and Cambridge’s Paragraf were a focal point for Parkwalk Advisors’ largest EIS-assisted venture fund during the 2018-19 tax year.
Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Investment Management unit put up a share of the proceeds for health insurance data analytics company Leyue Health’s series B round.
Oilfield water management company Sourcewater secured series A funding from backers including Marubeni and Bison having launched from MIT’s Energy Ventures program in 2014.