Funding Friday: Vet diagnostics, cancer treatments and chat apps raise combined $268M

Welcome to Funding Friday, BizWest’s roundup of companies in Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley kicking off fundraisers.

BizWest reports fundraisers by companies in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties, as well as Brighton and Westminster through regulatory filings, press releases and other sources. Did we miss a company’s round? Email us at news@bizwest.com.

Notable rounds this week:

  • Heska Corp. (Nasdaq: HSKA) raised $164.1 million after fees out of a maximum of $175 million in a new stock sale. The Loveland veterinary diagnostics provider is continuing an aggressive revenue and customer base expansion after making multiple acquisitions in 2020.
  • Boulder clinical-stage oncology company OnKure Inc. raised just more than $55 million this week in its Series B to fund a Phase I trial and pre-clinical trial studies for its drug candidates. The company is developing treatments from histone deacetylase inhibitors, a class of molecules thought to inhibit the growth of a wide range of solid tumors.
  • Stream.io Inc. said it raised a $38 million Series B round this week, blasting way past its prior combined venture-capital haul of $19.5 million. The company develops back-end infrastructure for automated chat apps, and has offices in Boulder and Amsterdam.
  • Red Dot Holdings IV LP, a private-equity fund controlled by Louisville-based Yeoman Asset Management LLC, reported raising $17.88 million out of its maximum of $40 million, according to filings to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Crestone Alternative Strategies Ltd., a hedge fund controlled by Crestone Asset Management LLC in Boulder, reported raising just more than $33.58 million over the course of a year, according to annual SEC disclosures.

Other rounds (Source: SEC)

March 4: GiiDE Audio Inc., Boulder, $2.27 million raised out of $2.81 million goal.

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Welcome to Funding Friday, BizWest’s roundup of companies in Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley kicking off fundraisers.

BizWest reports fundraisers by companies in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties, as well as Brighton and Westminster through regulatory filings, press releases and other sources. Did we miss a company’s round? Email us at news@bizwest.com.

Notable rounds this week:

  • Heska Corp. (Nasdaq: HSKA) raised $164.1 million after fees out of a maximum of $175 million in a new stock sale. The Loveland veterinary diagnostics provider is continuing an aggressive revenue and customer base expansion after making multiple acquisitions in 2020.
  • Boulder clinical-stage oncology company OnKure Inc. raised just more than $55 million this week in its Series B to fund a Phase I trial and pre-clinical trial studies for its drug candidates. The company is developing treatments from histone deacetylase inhibitors, a class of molecules thought to inhibit the growth of a wide range of solid tumors.
  • Stream.io Inc. said it raised a $38 million Series B round this week, blasting way past its prior combined venture-capital haul of $19.5 million. The company develops back-end infrastructure for automated chat apps, and has offices in Boulder and Amsterdam.
  • Red Dot Holdings IV LP, a private-equity fund controlled by Louisville-based Yeoman Asset Management LLC, reported raising $17.88 million out of its maximum of $40 million, according to filings to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Crestone Alternative Strategies Ltd., a hedge fund controlled by Crestone Asset Management LLC in Boulder, reported raising just more than $33.58 million over…