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64x Bio Raises $55M To Advance Gene Therapy Platform

By Janice Bitters Turi,   San Francisco-based gene therapy biotech company 64x Bio has raised $55 million to advance its gene therapy manufacturing platform, which company officials and investors say could “revolutionize the economics and accessibility of gene therapy.” The raise comes as many investors say gene therapy is poised to make waves in the biotech industry. The[…]

1Password Unlocks $620M Round, Reaches $6.8B Valuation

By Chris Metinko, Toronto-based 1Password closed a $620 million Series C that brings the cybersecurity firm’s valuation to $6.8 billion. The new round was led by ICONIQ Growth, with participation from others including Tiger Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Backbone Angels. Accel—which led the company’s Series A and B—also took part in the round, as well as a handful of celebrity investors such[…]

Edtech Investor Owl Ventures Announces $1B In New Funds

By Janice Bitters Turi, Owl Ventures has closed more than $1 billion in new funds, the Menlo Park, California-based edtech investor announced Wednesday. Leaders at Owl Ventures, the largest VC firm globally focused exclusively on edtech, say little is off-limits when it comes to the types of companies and technology they intend to invest in, from[…]