private financing

The round was led by Meritech Capital, with participation from Fidelity and Wells Fargo, and brings the company's total financing to date to $243 million.

The San Diego-based company plans to use the funding to support the development of its molecular electronics-based DNA sequencing technology.

The company plans to use the funds to develop and commercialize its lead product, a mass spectrometry-based glycoproteomic blood test for ovarian cancer.

The company will use the proceeds in part to develop its Next Generation Profiling offering to analyze cancer genomes, transcriptomes, and proteomes with clinical outcome data.

The company’s software-as-a-service and sequencing and molecular analysis revenues grew, and the firm narrowed its loss from a year ago.

Centrillion Technologies received a multimillion US dollar investment from WeDoctor while Centrillion Technologies Taiwan obtained a strategic investment from Arm IoT Fund.

The San Diego-based company is developing a new DNA sequencing platform that relies on so-called Sequencing By Binding technology.

The company plans to use the funding to build beta units of its optical nanopore sequencer for early adopters in industry and academia.

It anticipates using the funds to complete the development of its first set of diagnostic products, and for a set of clinical studies to obtain regulatory clearance.

The Beijing-based firm said it will use the funding for research and development, to obtain additional intellectual property, and to pursue its strategic goals.

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