Investment Boom

Cue up "We're in the Money," please, this time for life sciences businesses. Venture Capital funds are flowing freely into the life sciences sector so far this year – up 25 percent by value in the second quarter, according to a new analysis.

The new MoneyTree report from PriceWaterhouse Cooper's and the National Venture Capital Association finds that VCs pumped $2.5 billion into life sciences deals in the second quarter, compared to $2 billion in the same period last year.

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