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Morphogen-IX Raises £1.5M From Index Ventures

By | Biotech, Client news, investors, Startups

Cambridge-based Morphogen-IX just raised a £1.5 seed round led by Index Ventures. The company is a spin-out from Cambridge University which is working on a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) which affects about 6,500 people in the UK alone. PAH is caused by the narrowing of blood vessels that lead from the heart to the lungs. When these arteries narrow, it becomes harder for the heart to pump blood through to the lungs, leading to breathlessness and heart failure. The round also included investment from Cambridge Innovation Capital and Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds. The company says it’s dedicated to developing a therapy that will…

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Job Today Raises $10M And Targets The Service Industry With Location-based App

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In more good news for our clients, Job Today closed a $10M deal with Accel Partners. Job Today takes a different approach to simplifying the job hunt – the company focuses on making it easier for small business owners to find candidates for jobs in the service industry and blue collar workers through a location based mobile app.  The company promises a job applicant will get a response for a job within 24 hours through their platform. According to co-founder and COO, Polina Montano, from her experience in retail and talking to business owners, you really don’t need a full CV…

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