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Nanostream Gets $22M Series C Financing

NEW YORK, June 4 - Pasadena, Calif.-based Nanostream, a microfluidics developer, today announced $22 million in Series C funding.

 

The company said the round was lead by AEA Investors -- a New York firm created in 1969 to invest funds of the Rockefellers, Mellons and Harrimans -- and Lilly BioVentures, the venture capital arm of Eli Lilly.

 

Other investors included: Techno Venture Management of Munich, Germany, and Flagship Ventures of Cambridge, Mass., as well as private investors who had participated in previous funding rounds of $11 million.

 

Founded in 1999, the company manufactures a system of instruments, microfluidics cartridges, and software.

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