GenomeWeb Feature: Omics/MDx Firms Still Struggling to Attract VC, Private Financing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Since its founding in 2005, molecular diagnostics firm Great Basin has raised $36 million in private financing, including about $9.6 million in a Series B round completed at the start of this year.

But rather than going after venture capital, the company has relied largely on three private investors for financing. When it tried to tap into the VC pipeline, the response has been singular: Not interested.

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