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Elcelyx raises $20M toward $40M series E

October 2, 2015 12:58 AM UTC

Elcelyx Therapeutics Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) raised $20 million in the first tranche of a $40 million series E round led by new investor Sailing Capital. New investors Clough Capital Partners also participated along with existing investors Morgenthaler Ventures; Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Technology Partners; and GSM Fund. Elcelyx expects to receive the $20 million second tranche in 2016.

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