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BenchSci Funding Round

BenchSci, based in Toronto ON, secured $20.5 million from iNovia Capital, Afore Capital and Golden Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

iNovia Capital (Lead Investor) (Antoine Nivard)

Afore Capital

Golden Ventures

Gradient Ventures (Darian Shirazi)

Real Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
BenchSci will use the additional investment to expand its office and team to meet growing demand from pharmaceutical companies for its biomedical AI technology, which empowers scientists to run more successful experiments to accelerate drug discovery.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Artificial Intelligence
Mailing Address
559 College St. 201
Toronto ON, M6G 1A9
Email Address
As a team of former bench scientists, we experienced challenges finding commercial antibodies. So we spent two years building machine learning software to extract antibody usage data in the form of published figures, decoding millions of papers and making the data easily discoverable for scientists. The result: BenchSci.
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Chief Executive Officer
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Chief Scientific Officer
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Chief Technical Officer
David Chen
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