Cambridge Epigenetix announces $21M Series B financing and appoints Dr Geoff Smith as CEO

Fundraise will support commercial expansion and translational product development

Cambridge, UK – March 14, 2016 – Cambridge Epigenetix (CEGX), a pioneer in the development of epigenetic sequencing technologies, today announced the close of a $21 million Series B financing and the appointment of Dr. Geoff Smith as CEO. The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with significant participation from Sequoia Capital. Current investors New Science Ventures, Syncona Partners and Cambridge University also joined the round. In conjunction with the fundraising, Tom Hulme, GV general partner, will join CEGX’s board of directors and co-founder Dr. Bobby Yerramilli-Rao will assume the role of Chairman.

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