NEWS

Life Sciences Venture Fund aMoon Invests $5 Million in Cancer Drug Company

December 24, 2019

Israel-based life sciences, healthcare, and technology venture capital firm aMoon, together with an unnamed private investor, invested $5 million in cancer drug startup NanoGhosts, aMoon told Calcalist. This is NanoGhosts’s first investment.

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Seer Announces $55 Million in Series D Equity Financing Bringing in New Investors aMoon Fund and T. Rowe Price Funds

December 19, 2019

Capital will enable continued advancement of novel Proteograph™ platform and commercialization of first-in-class proteomics products

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Newly Merged Voice Analysis Startups Healthymize and Beyond Verbal Raise $9 Million

December 10, 2019

The new entity, Vocalis Health, will develop technology for the voice-based analysis and detection of health issues such as heart and respiratory conditions and depression

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Steven Mnuchin, Israeli Health Officials Discuss Establishment of Israeli FDA Branch

October 29, 2019

The FDA, which approves all medical devices and formulations in the U.S., has very few branches outside of the U.S.

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aMoon invests in $80m Adicet Bio financing round

October 3, 2019

Based on technology developed by the Technion’s Prof. Yoram Reiter, Adicet Bio is developing allogeneic cell therapies for cancer using innovative gamma delta T cells.

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MDClone, Developer of First Healthcare Synthetic Data Engine, Raises $26 Million

August 22, 2019

aMoon Leads New Investment Round with Participation from OrbiMed and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Israel’s 10 ‘Hottest’ Startups In 2019, According to WIRED Magazine

August 21, 2019

Tel Aviv – has “the highest number of startups per capita in the world…with more than 6,000, of which 18 are unicorns…more than 100 venture capital funds, plus hundreds of accelerators and co-working places.”

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Nobio gets FDA approval for anti-bacterial dental fillings

August 5, 2019

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s Nobio Ltd said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its anti-bacterial composite designed to remain in the teeth for decades.

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Can This Ancient Greek Medicine Cure Humanity?

July 26, 2019

There’s fresh interest in a fabled shrub on the Aegean island of Chios.

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Marius Nacht Buys Controlling Stake in Universal Flu Vaccine Developer BiondVax

July 17, 2019

Based in Jerusalem, Nasdaq-listed BiondVax develops a universal flu vaccine, currently in advanced clinical trials

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Pharma Two B Doses First Patients in Early-stage Parkinson’s Phase 3 Trial

February 12, 2018

Israel’s Pharma Two B has dosed the first patients in a Phase 3 trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of its drug candidate P2B001 to treat early-stage Parkinson’s disease.

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Additional Strategic Funding for CartiHeal’s Ongoing AGILI-C™ IDE Clinical Study

January 31, 2018

KFAR SABA, Israel & DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CartiHeal, developer of the proprietary Agili-C implant for the treatment of joint surface lesions in traumatic and osteoarthritic joints, has secured a $2.5M investment from Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologics – reflecting the growing interest in CartiHeal’s technology.

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Pharma Two B Ltd. Closes $30 Million Financing Round

January 23, 2018

REHOVOTH, Israel, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pharma Two B Ltd., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for Parkinson’s disease, announced today it has completed its third round of financing. The $30MM funding round was led by Israel Biotech Fund (IBF) which identified the company, led the due diligence, and syndicated with leading US and…

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Marius Nacht to invest $20m in Regenera

January 2, 2018

aMoon Partners, controlled and managed by by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) cofounder Marius Nacht, together with Dr. Yair Schindel, is likely to invest $20 million more in pharma company Regenera, in which InterCure Ltd. (TASE: INCR-L) owns a 23.48% stake. According to the proposal, aMoon will invest $10 million now and $10 million more as needed.

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Nacht, Harel Insurance invest in personalized cancer treatment

December 7, 2017

Ayala Pharmaceuticals has bought rights from international company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to develop a personalized treatment for cancer. Ayala, founded a few months ago for this purpose, is an initiative by the Israel Biotech Fund, led by Dr. David Sidransky, Dr. Yuval Cabilly, and Ido Zairi. The fund recruited the aMoon Partners fund (led by Check…

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Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Founded by Israel Biotech Fund, aMoon and Harel Insurance, Enters Exclusive Worldwide License Agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to Develop Cancer Treatments

December 6, 2017

REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ayala Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing targeted cancer therapies, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for two gamma secretase inhibitors in development for the treatment of cancers with altered Notch genes.

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Mapi Pharma Ltd. Announces Closing of $10 Million Investment

August 17, 2017

Mapi Pharma Ltd., a privately held, fully integrated, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company has completed an investment round of $10 million by aMoon Fund. aMoon Fund is an Israeli investment firm focused on innovative Israeli healthcare and life science ventures, founded by Marius Nacht and Dr. Yair Schindel.

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CartiHeal raises $18.3m to support PMA trial of Agili-C implant

May 8, 2017

CartiHeal said today it raised $18.3 million in a new round of financing to support an FDA IDE-approved clinical trial of its Agili-C implant for use in repairing cartilage and osteochondral defects.

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Israeli Universal Flu Vaccine Maker Receives $2.8 Million Investment

January 4, 2017

Israeli billionaire Marius Nacht is banking on Israeli bio-tech with a $2.8 million investment into BiondVax Pharmaceuticals, a clinical phase company developing a universal flu vaccine.

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