7º BioTech & eHealth - 8th July

Startups raising funds

  • NVision Imaging, a German developer of MRI technology, raised $30m in Series A funding. Playground Global led, and was joined by B-to-V, Pathena Investments, Entree Capital, Lauder Family, ES Kapital and Sparkassenkapital Ulm. Link
  • Nyra Health, an Austrian developer of digital therapy tools for neurology patients, raised €4.5m in seed funding co-led by MassMutual Ventures and Wellington Partners. Link
  • Augmedics, an Arlington Heights, Ill.-based AR navigation platform for spinal surgeries, raised $82.5m in Series D funding. CPMG led, and was joined by Evidity Health Capital and insiders H.I.G. Capital, Revival Healthcare Capital and Almeda Ventures. Link
  • Algorithmiq, a Finnish developer of quantum algorithms for life sciences, raised $15m in Series A funding. Inventure VC led, and was joined by Tesi, Presidio Ventures and Thames Trust. Link
  • Upfront Diagnostics, a London-based developer of a rapid blood test for stroke diagnosis, raised £1.6m in seed funding led by Apex Ventures. Link
  • Gleamer, a French provider of AI software for radiology, raised €27m in Series B funding. Supernova Invest and Heal Capital co-led, and were joined by XAnge, Elaia, Bpifrance, F3A, MACSF, Crista Galli Ventures and UI Investissement. Link
  • Vernal Biosciences, a Colchester, Vt.-based mRNA and LNP contract development and manufacturing org, raised $20m. Ampersand Capital Partners and Charles River Labs co-led, and were joined by Dynamk Capital and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies. Link
  • lueprint, a Chicago-based tech platform for mental health clinicians, raised $9m in Series A funding. Ensemble VC and Lightbank co-led, and were joined by Bonfire Ventures, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, TAU Ventures and Data Tech Fund. Link
  • Alfie Health, an obesity management tech startup, raised $2.1m in pre-seed funding. Nina Capital and YC co-led, and were joined by Goodwater Capital and Phoenix Investment Club. Link
  • Berry Health, a Ghanian sexual and mental health startup, raised $1.6m in pre-seed funding co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and General Catalyst. Link
  • Fertifa, a London-based provider of fertility and reproductive health care employee benefits, raised £5m in seed funding co-led by Notion Capital and Triple Point Ventures. Link
  • Neko Health, a Swedish preventative health care startup co-founded by Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, raised €60m in Series A funding. Lakestar led, and was joined by Atomico and General Catalyst. Link (🔐)

M&A and Private equity deals

  • iNova Pharma, an Australian portfolio company of TPG, agreed to buy the OTC business of Mundipharma, the French drugmaker owned by the Sackler family (which is selling to help cover its opioid-related legal claims), for $540m. Link (🔐)

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