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An Australian biotech startup just raised $6 million to create cures from blood-sucking hookworms

AbbVie Ventures, Brandon Capital’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund and OneVentures announced an $6 million investment into Paragen Bio. Paragen is focused on treating autoimmune diseases, which are rising in developed countries, based on research with parasitic hookworms. The work promises treatments for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel […]
An Australian biotech startup just raised $6 million to create cures from blood-sucking hookworms
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Sydney cloud-based HR startup Employment Hero just raised $8 million

Payroll and benefits platform Employment Hero just raised $8 million in Series B funding, co-led by jobs site Seek, venture capital firms OneVentures and AirTree Ventures, and financial services giant AMP. The equity raising adds to the $4.5 million from the Series A round led by OneVentures with co-investment by […]
Sydney cloud-based HR startup Employment Hero just raised $8 million