Provista Diagnostics attracts $6 mln

Provista Diagnostics has received $6 million in Series B funding. The investors were not named. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., Provista is a developer of diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests for cancers affecting women.

PRESS RELEASE

Scottsdale, Arizona, April 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Provista Diagnostics, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostics company developing and commercializing diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests for cancers affecting women, today announced completion of its Series B financing. The $6.0 million Series B financing was fulfilled by the company’s existing investors.
This funding will enable the company to expand the commercial market development for dtectDx-Breast, as well as pursue additional clinical trials as the company works toward 510K regulatory clearances for the assay.
“We are grateful to our shareholders for their continuing support of the company and its vision, especially now, as we navigate through this important period,” said David Reese, Ph.D., President and CEO. “We have made great progress over the past two years, and this investment reflects the continued belief in our science and technology innovations.”
To date, Provista Diagnostics has raised $19.5 million, including the current Series B financing and $13.5 million through Series A financings in 2012 and 2013.
About Provista
Provista Diagnostics, Inc. is a privately held molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing through its dtectDx platform, proprietary diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests for cancers affecting women, including breast and ovarian. Provista also offers diagnostic testing and clinical laboratory services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries through Provista Companion Diagnostics, a CLIA-accredited and GLP capable laboratory, licensed in 49 states to perform human clinical testing. More information about Provista and Provista Companion Diagnostics is available at www.provistadx.com and www.provistacdx.com.
The securities sold in the private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any stock in Provista Diagnostics, Inc.

 

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