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Bringing up baby

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Figure 1: Global amount and number of financings raised through VC funds, 2006–2017.
Figure 2: Venture capital investment for biotech therapeutics venture-backed companies, by region (2006–2017).
Figure 3: Average amount venture capital raised per round in the United States, Europe and China (2013–2017).
Figure 4: Private biotech company exits.
Figure 5: Average size and number of Series A rounds from 1999 to the present.

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    In the version of this article initially published, on p. 395, right-hand column, Plan les Ouates was mislocated in France; it is in Switzerland. The error has been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.

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Huggett, B. Bringing up baby. Nat Biotechnol 36, 393–401 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.4135

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