By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Next-generation sequencing technology firm GnuBio has completed its Series A equity financing round raising $8 million, which the company will use to accelerate the beta program for its platform.

The round had 12 participants, though company CEO John Boyce declined to identify them. GnuBio raised the first $3 million of the round in November and raised the remaining $5 million upon hitting certain milestones, he said.

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