June 14, 2010
If you are an investor and are looking for good potential profits, the recent discoveries in the life sciences are causing a boom in the healthcare and biotech industries. Many of these technologies are changing the face of the healthcare industry with new kinds of revolutionary biomedicines and different technologies for sanitation and energy. Thatâ€™s right! The biotech industry can help a diverse variety of different industries and the healthcare industry can also benefit from the biotech industry.
Examples of recent biotech companies receiving funding include BioScale, which announced on June 14, 2010, that it was to raise $25 million in commercialization and manufacturing of protein analytics technology. Hong Kong based Morningside was the lead investor in this funding round and proceeds from this funding is to go to the expansion of the manufacturing and marketing of the ViBE protein analytics systems. Other investors participating in this funding round include the companyâ€™s existing investors, New Science Ventures, WFD Ventures, and F2 Ventures; along with several undisclosed private investors.
BioScale is a life science company that is dedicated to the development of protein analytics to accelerate the development of new drugs and medicines to improve healthcare for generations to come.
This is not the only biotech or healthcare company to receive funding lately. Also announced on June 14, 2010, Cytori Therapeutics receiving $20 lead by GE Capital and Healthcare Financial Services. Based in San Diego, California, Cytori is one of the industry leaders in providing patients and physicians technologies that have the ability to harness cells in adult adipose tissues. The funding will go to support the company to run clinical trials in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
This is not all. On June 11, 2010, Castlight Health announced that it has raised $60 million to support the commercial roll out of its SaaS Price Based service that offers health consumers the ability to be informed about the healthcare and related costs of the healthcare they are about to receive. The lead investors in this funding include Morgan Stanley Investment Management, the Wellcome Trust, and the Cleveland Clinic.
Notice all the opportunities in this industry. Notice also such big-name investment firms who are investing in these new startup companies. The opportunities are great and you can also take part and get your piece of the pie.
You just need to look around and see which startup companies in these industries are doing well. Do your research and with the resources provided to you by VCgate, you can find those entrepreneurs who just might have the opportunity you are looking for.
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