VedaBio launches with $40M+ in initial funding for CRISPR-based molecular detection technology
California biotech VedaBio debuted on Tuesday with more than $40 million in early funding to support its CRISPR-driven molecular detection platform, which it claims could transcend the need for target amplification.
The fundraise was backed by lead investor OMX Ventures with help from a handful of family offices. VedaBio was founded by CEO Anurup Ganguli and bioengineering professor Rashid Bashir, who worked together at Bashir’s lab at the University of Illinois.
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