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Persistent Systems Receives $18.8M in Venture Capital Funding

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (GenomeWeb News) - Software product development company Persistent Systems has received $18.8 million in venture capital funding from Norwest Venture Partners and Gabriel Venture Partners.

 

The Pune, India-based company has a life sciences operation that specializes in providing software for storing, sharing, querying, annotating, and visualizing microarray, proteomic, genetic, and clinical data.

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