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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

Location

Amount raised ($M)

Jounce Therapeutics Inc.

Cancer

Cambridge, Mass.

$47.0

Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Cancer

San Diego, Calif.

$30.0

Pulmocide Ltd.

Infectious disease

London, U.K.

$27.4

Envisia Therapeutics Inc.

Ophthalmic disease

Research Triangle Park, N.C.

$25.0

Allecra Therapeutics GmbH

Infectious disease

Lorrach, Germany

$19.6