By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microbiome technology firm Second Genome today announced the closing of a Series A financing round that raised $5 million.

The round was co-led by new investors Advanced Technology Ventures and Morgenthaler Ventures, as well as existing investors Wavepoint Ventures, Seraph Group, and individual investors.

The company, which was founded in 2009 as PhyloTech, also said that Mike Carusi of ATV and Jason Lettmann of Morgenthaler have joined its board.

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