Neocis Inc., which developed the first U.S. FDA-cleared robotic-assisted dental surgery system, has completed a $72 million series D financing led by Dfj Growth. The funds will be used for broader commercialization and future advancements to the Yomi platform. Also participating in the series D round were Vivo Capital and existing investors Mithril Capital Management, Norwest Venture Partners, Section 32 and Fred Moll. With this latest capital infusion, Miami-based Neocis has raised a total of $120 million in financing to date.
Sight Diagnostics Ltd. raised $71 million in series D financing to expand its commercial operations and increase research and development efforts into disease detection from its fingerprick blood analyzer Sight OLO.
On-demand mental health company Ginger.io scooped up $50 million in a series D round that was led by Advance Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Participants also included Cigna Ventures and existing investors such as Jeff Weiner, executive chairman of Linkedin, and Kaiser Permanente Venture.
Virtual care provider Doctor On Demand has scooped up $75 million in a series D round led by General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors. The funds are earmarked to fuel the company’s growth and expand access to comprehensive telehealth services across the U.S. Combined with earlier financings, the San Francisco-based company has raised nearly $240 million to date.
Evidation Health Inc. reported good news this week in the form of the close of $45 million in series D funding, with an eye toward the expansion of its research platform, Achievement, to include virtual health. B Capital Group led the round, with Mckesson Ventures and Section 32 joining, in addition to existing investors Revelation Partners, Rethink Impact and SV Health Investors.
Okami Medical Inc., which last year gained the U.S. FDA’s nod for the LOBO vascular occlusion system, has reported the close of a series D financing totaling $7.2 million. The round was led by U.S. Venture Partners and joined by members of Okami's board and other stakeholders.
Startup Foldax Inc. has raised a $20 million series D round to back its development of biopolymer-based surgical and minimally invasive heart valves. Heart valves typically are either based on porcine or bovine tissues or are mechanical.
Hong Kong – South Korea’s Lunit Inc. is currently in the process of applying for U.S. FDA approval for Lunit Insight Mmg, its AI software that analyzes mammography images to detect breast cancer. Other markets that the company targets entering include South America, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific, Jussarang Lee, communications manager at Lunit, told BioWorld. Founded in 2013, the Seoul-based company uses artificial intelligence to develop cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
Liquid biopsy startup Grail Inc., of Menlo Park, Calif., has reeled in $390 million in a series D financing that included new investors Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Prior investor Illumina Inc., of San Diego, also participated in the round, as well as two unidentified backers.
Lisle, Ill.-based Endotronix Inc. scooped up $70 million in an expanded series D funding round led by Life Science Partners. The funds will support the company's PROACTIVE-HF IDE clinical trial of the Cordella Pulmonary Artery Sensor System and further commercialization of the Cordella Heart Failure (HF) System.