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Q&A with Matthew Scholz: How DGI’s technology expands and enhances the Immusoft platform

posted on March 30th, 2016

On March 8, one of the first companies we funded, Immusoft, announced it has acquired Discovery Genomics, Inc., bringing new expertise and technologies to its therapeutic platform. We asked Matthew Scholz, CEO, if he could share…

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Breakout Labs is hiring! Become our new Communications Guru.

posted on January 28th, 2016

Communications Guru – Breakout Labs San Francisco, CA Will consider part-time or full-time applicants We are looking for a passionate writer and storyteller to join the Breakout Labs team.  This role will build the overall…

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3Scan announces milestones, plans to expand team in 2016

posted on January 12th, 2016

This week, we’re proud to pass along some excellent news on the progress of 3Scan, one of Breakout Labs’ first portfolio companies. Recently named as one of VentureBeat’s “15 interesting startups to watch in 2016,” 3Scan…

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Cortexyme Raises $15 Million in Series A Financing

posted on January 7th, 2016

Today, Breakout Labs grantee Cortexyme announced that it has raised $15 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Pfizer Inc. along with new investment from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., through its venture…

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Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs Selects Four New Companies Pushing the Boundaries of Science and Technology

posted on November 3rd, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – October 6, 2015 – Breakout Labs, a program of Peter Thiel’s philanthropic organization, the Thiel Foundation, announced today that four new companies advancing scientific discoveries in biomedical, chemical engineering, and nanotechnology have been…

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