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VC investment in sciences down 22% in first quarter

Venture capital funding in life sciences – including biotechnology and medical device manufacturing – decreased 22 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011 in the first quarter of 2012, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report. Venture capitalists invested $1.5 billion during the that quarter. Deal volume was also down, dropping 11 percent during the same period. When… Continue Reading VC investment in sciences down 22% in first quarter

Venture capital funding in the life sciences sector, which includes the biotechnology and medical device industries, increased 21 percent during 2011, according to a new PricewaterhouseCooper’s  report, “Zigzagging Upward.” Venture capitalists invested a total of $7.5 billion in 785 life sciences deals during the year, topping 2010 performance despite a drop from the third to… Continue Reading Venture capitalists favor biotechnology over medical devices

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