Ribometrix Announces $30 Million Series A Funding to Advance Pipeline of RNA-Targeting Small Molecule Therapies
DURHAM, NC — November 13, 2018 — Ribometrix, a biotechnology company developing small molecule therapeutics that directly target RNA to treat human diseases, announced today that it has completed a $30 million Series A financing to advance its discovery platform and internal pipeline of novel small molecule drugs that directly modulate RNA activity, as well as expand its team and business development activity. The round was led by M Ventures, with participation of new investors Amgen Ventures, Pappas Capital and Illumina Ventures. Founding investors SV Health Investors, AbbVie Ventures, Hatteras Venture Partners, MP Healthcare Venture Management, the Dementia Discovery Fund and Alexandria Venture Investments also joined the round. Hakan Goker, Ph.D., Senior Investment Director of M Ventures, will join the board as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
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