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BigHat: AI for antibody optimization beyond target engagement

Emerging Company Profile: $19M a16z-led round to support antibody optimization platform

February 11, 2021 1:31 AM UTC

BigHat, which raised $19 million in an A round led by Andreessen Horowitz on Wednesday, is marrying lab assays with machine learning to optimize antibodies for properties beyond target engagement. 

The San Carlos, Calif.-based company’s three seed investors, 8VC, AME Cloud Ventures and Innovation Endeavors, invested in the untranched, oversubscribed financing...