Series B

Mission Bio identifies $30m series B
Agilent and Lam Research participated in a $30m series B for UCSF's DNA analysis spinout Mission Bio, whose existing shareholders include Stanford-StartX Fund.
Axelspace explores $23m series B round
UTokyo Innovation Platform has backed a $22.8m investment round for Axelspace that will fund the launch of the Tokyo spinout's latest satellite.
Genomics encounters $42m series B
Foresite Capital and F-Prime Capital joined earlier series B investors including Oxford Science Innovations to take Oxford drug discovery spinout Genomics’ total funding to $58.2m.
Prescient Surgical stitches together $10m
Standford-StartX Fund has taken part in a $10m series B round for Prescient Surgical, which was led by Baxter Ventures.
Goldwind carries LandSpace to new funding
Wind turbine producer Goldwind returned and 36Kr Fund also invested as Tsinghua's rocket technology developer LandSpace secured $43.2m in a series B-plus round.
Inflazome gets series B funding influx
Inflammatory disease drug developer Inflazome, based on research at University of Queensland and Trinity College Dublin, has added $45.6m in series B capital to its coffers.
University Ventures enrols in Unicaf’s latest round
Online higher education platform Unicaf has raised series B funding from a consortium also including Goldman Sachs, EdX and CDC Group as it gears up to target more students.
Gelmetix gets $1.5m in series B round
The funding from crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom is part of a wider series B round for Manchester gel therapy developer Gelmetix and adds to approximately $1.3m raised in 2014 and 2015.

Other News

Amal Therapeutics amplifies series B round
Boehringer Ingelheim and Helsinn helped University of Geneva vaccine spinout Amal reach the second close of a series B round that now totals $32.7m.
Spin Memory turns to corporates to raise $52m
Memory technology supplier and New York University spinout Spin Memory has secured $52m in a round featuring Applied Ventures and Arm.
Gold IP patents $3.6m series B
Osaka University and Kyoto Institute of Polymer Science have both put money behind automated patent investigation platform Gold IP, taking its funding to $4.6m altogether.
Soul Machines to embody $20m series B
UniServices has committed $2m to a targeted $20m series B round through the Inventors Fund, with investors also including Daimler Financial Services.
Cardialen jumpstarts $17m series B
The George Washington spinout had previously raised $4.1m in equity for its low-voltage implantable cardiac defibrillator.
Gilmour Space thrusts $13.7m into orbit
Satellite launching rocket producer Gilmour Space Technologies has been backed by Main Sequence Ventures, managers of Csiro Innovation Fund, taking its total to $17.4m.

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Canvas paints $9m picture
Canvas Network, an online education platform developed by learning management software (LMS) provider Instructure which received $9.1m investment for the platform, has begun offering free and open online courses.
WRF finds its Resolve
In May 2010, Resolve raised $2m in the initial close of its A round before bringing in a corporate venturing unit later.
Imperial helps PsiOxus raise $34m
UK-listed investment fund Imperial Innovations joins GlaxoSmithKline's SR One, fund manager Invesco Perpetual and Lundbeckfond Ventures, backing the d cancer treatment company.
Bertelsmann, University Ventures enroll at UniversityNow
Germany-based media company Bertelsmann and the university venturing fund it recently backed have joined venture firms Kapor Capital, Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Greylock Partners backing the on-line university network.
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