Companies in the News

Indigo Raises $100M in Series C Funding; Company Launches First Commercial Product for Water Efficie

BOSTON, MASS. — July 21, 2016 — Indigo, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, announced today that it has closed a $100 million Series C investment, the largest private equity financing in the agriculture technology sector. The round was led by the $54 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, with participation from previous investors, including Flagship Ventures, Altitude Life Science Ventures and members of the management and board. The new funds will be applied to expand ongoing research and development efforts, to extend Indigo’s team, and to scale commercial operations in preparation for the launch of the company’s second product offering later this

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Announces Second Closing of Series A Financing

STRONG INVESTOR DEMAND INCREASES TOTAL INVESTMENTS TO $46M Westlake Village, CA, July 12, 2016 – Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sienna), a clinical stage company focused on medical dermatology and aesthetics, today announced it has completed a second closing of its Series A financing, securing an additional $12 million in equity capital and bringing the total capital raised to approximately $46 million. This tranche was led by existing investors ARCH Venture Partners and Partner Fund Management and includes new investor Two River. Additional investors in the initial Series A included Altitude Life Science Ventures and Venvest Capital, as well as direct investment by several prominent aest