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  • OpenTrons Aims To Be The ‘PC’ Of Biotech Labs

    OpenTrons Aims To Be The ‘PC’ Of Biotech Labs

    Robotics startup OpenTrons has come up with a way it believes will make wet lab experiments faster and cheaper – automation. Most life science research is still done by hand. This can be a tedious process that OpenTrons hopes to diminish by using robotics and software to complete it. “Basically, if you’re a biologist you spend all of your time moving tiny amounts of liquid… Read More

  • A Look Inside Transcriptic’s New Biotech Testing Facility

    Transcriptic, the cloud-based biotech lab that tests for experimental drugs automation and robotics, has become a key platform for many biotech companies in Silicon Valley. The platform has been particularly useful for many of the biotech companies now coming out of Y Combinator. These startups don’t have the deep pockets of big pharma and need a low-cost solution that produces… Read More

  • Cloud-Based Bio Lab Startup Transcriptic Lands $8.5 Million In Series A Funding To Help It Scale

    Cloud-Based Bio Lab Startup Transcriptic Lands $8.5 Million In Series A Funding To Help It Scale

    Months after announcing its Y Combinator partnership and moving into a giant new Menlo Park facility, the robot-operated biolab startup Transcriptic has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. Data Collective led the round, with participation from IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, 500 Startups, MITS Fund, Y Combinator partner Paul Buchheit and several other angel investors. Read More

  • Biotech Startup Transcriptic Receives $1.2M In Seed Funding Led By Google Ventures And FF Angel

    Biotech Startup Transcriptic Receives $1.2M In Seed Funding Led By Google Ventures And FF Angel

    Startup biotech company Transcriptic has raised $1.2 million in a seed funding round from a wide group of investors led by Google Ventures and FF Angel (Founders Fund‘s seed stage arm), and private investors Mark Cuban and Naval Ravikant. Notably, more than 60 accredited investors contributed $150,000 through a partnership between investment platforms AngelList and SecondMarket… Read More