Apexigen Receives Clinical Development Milestone Payment under Collaboration Agreement

Apexigen, Inc., — a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on discovering and developing antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer with an emphasis on new Immuno-Oncology (I-O) agents, today announced the receipt of a milestone payment under a license agreement for its proprietary APXiMAB™ technology. The milestone payment was associated with the achievement of a clinical development […]

Finch Therapeutics’ Investigational Drug CP101 Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for Recurrent C. Difficile Infection

February 8, 2019 TPTF invest in Finch Therapeutics Group, Inc., a clinical-stage microbiome therapeutics company, in Series B-1 funding. Currently, Finch is actively enrolling patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection Phase II clinical study to assess the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug CP101. The study drug is an oral capsule that is administered in a single dose.

Apexigen announces Clinical Collaboration on a New Phase 2 Trial for APX005M in Sarcoma

Apexigen today announced a collaboration with Columbia University Irving Medical Center on a new Phase 2 study for its lead immuno-oncology (I-O) therapeutic APX005M, a monoclonal antibody targeting CD40, in combination with doxorubicin and olaratumab in patients with advanced sarcomas. The trial is being funded by Apexigen and is being conducted by researchers at Columbia […]

TPTF invests in Zymergen in Series C Funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund

TPTF invested in Zymergen, the world’s first molecular manufacturing technology company, in Series C funding of over $400 million led by returning investor SoftBank Vision Fund. The round also welcomes new investors Goldman Sachs and Hanwha Asset Management, as well as returning investors, DCVC (Data Collective), True Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, DFJ and Innovation Endeavors. […]

Quanergy Completes Series C Financing with a Valuation Surpassing $2 Billion

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the development and manufacture of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, today announced it has secured Series C funding at a valuation exceeding $2 billion, with a global top-tier fund as the lead investor. Raising the Series C financing takes the company well beyond its planning horizons to […]

Apexigen Raises $73 Million In Series B and Series C Financings

Apexigen today announced the successful completion of its Series B and Series C financings in which it raised a total of $73 million. The $15 million Series B financing was led by Decheng Capital and the recent $58 million Series C financing was led by 3E Bioventures Capital, Virtus Inspire Ventures, and SV Tech Ventures. […]

MegaPro, Outstanding performance from MegaPro Biomedical, the contrast agent has received approval by FDA for Phase II of clinical trial

The MPB-1523 MRI contrast agent developed by “MegaPro Biomedical”, a start-up from ITRI, showed rapid progress. Despite having established for only 3 years, MegaPro Biomedical obtained the approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct Phase II of the clinical trial for its contrast agent. The contrast agent has passed the Investigational […]

Apexigen Announces New Collaboration with UCSF

Apexigen today announced the initiation of patient enrollment in Phase 2 clinical trial in collaboration with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). This trial is designed to evaluate Apexigen’s CD40 agonistic antibody, APX005M, in combination with multimodal treatment (chemotherapy and radiation therapy) in patients with resectable esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancers.