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Series A venture round brings in $6mm for OvaScience

Executive Summary

Newly formed female infertility treatment company OvaScience has raised $6mm through its Series A venture round from Longwood Fund and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company was created to develop AUGMENT (AUtologous Germline Mitrochondrial ENergy Transfer) to improve the success of in vitro fertilization. AUGMENT involves the injection of a woman’s own egg-precursor cells (obtained from ovarian tissue) into eggs to revitalize the mitochondria that typically declines with age.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Financing
    • Private Placement

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