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Table 3. Largest series A financing rounds for companies founded in 2013. Unlike in 2011 and 2012, European biotechs boasted some of the largest series A rounds last year. Table includes only companies that were founded in 2013 and raised series A money that same year.

Source: BCIQ: BioCentury Online Intelligence

Companies founded in 2013

Business area


Amount raised ($M)

Jounce Therapeutics Inc.


Cambridge, Mass.


Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc.


San Diego, Calif.


Pulmocide Ltd.

Infectious disease

London, U.K.


Envisia Therapeutics Inc.

Ophthalmic disease

Research Triangle Park, N.C.


Allecra Therapeutics GmbH

Infectious disease

Lorrach, Germany