Hello Heart Inc. more than doubled its fundraising to date with a $70 million series D financing round showing heart-warming support from investors for its digital therapeutic solution. Growth equity firm Stripes led the round, which brought the heart-focused digital therapeutic company’s total raised to date to more than $138 million.
The Spanish National Research Council, CSIC, has just been awarded funding from the European Research Council to establish proof of concept for new type of flat-plate positron emission tomography scanner (PET) that can be attached to the patient’s body to accurately monitor cancer proton therapy results in real time.
As many biopharmas rethink plans to go public on less-than-welcoming U.S. markets, Hillevax Inc. forged ahead, pricing an upsized IPO April 28, offering 11.8 million shares at $17 apiece, the midpoint of its previously proposed range, for gross proceeds of about $200 million. That’s the highest amount raised in a U.S. IPO so far in 2022, which saw only nine companies go public on Nasdaq during the first quarter.
Omass Therapeutics Ltd. has raised £75.5 million (US$94.6 million) in a series B round, as it continues to advance five small-molecule programs against previously intractable membrane-bound targets to the clinic.