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Seattle Angel Group Invests $1.9M in Clinical Genomics Startup

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Seattle-based angel funding group Alliance of Angels said today that medical genomics startup ActX raised $1.9 million in a seed round.

Alliance of Angels led the round. According to the angel investment group, ActX is " focused on making actionable patient genomic information truly useful in everyday medical practice."

ActX was founded in 2012 by Chairman Andrew Ury, a Seattle-area physician and entrepreneur with a background in healthcare IT. He was founder and CEO of Practice Partner, an electronic medical record company, and co-founder of PPrNet, a practice-based research network.

"Within six weeks of engaging, our round was already oversubscribed, plus many of our new investors brought with them a wealth of connections and operating experience that will accelerate our company’s growth," Ury said in a statement.