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Evogene Raises Another $1.5M in Second Closing of Initial Placement

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Evogene has raised another $1.5 million in a second closing of its first private placement, the company said today.

 

The second closing brings the total amount of the first round to $3.5 million, after the first closing in March of 2003.

 

Evogene, based in Rehovot, Israel, combines predictive computational biology and plant genomics with classical breeding technologies to generate improved crops. The company was spun out of Compugen in 2002.

 

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