Kyruus raises 11MM$ for big data development in the healthcare sector

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BY : Diego GutiérrezApril Mon, 2013

Kyruusthe leading Big Data healthcare company, announced in the first quarter of 2013 the closing of a Series B $ 11M financing. The investment fue led by Capital Luxwith the participation of Fidelity Biosciencesas well as existing investors Venrock Partners and Highland Capital. The funding brings the total amount raised by Kyruus to 19.6MM$ since its inception in 2010.

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Kyruus is a big data company that enables hospitals and health systems to take a data-driven approach to building, operating and optimising their physician networks. Where are the gaps in your physician network? Understand market dynamics. Leverage high volumes of data to build your network the right way. Kyruus helps organisations develop growth strategies that ensure successful network development in today's dynamic healthcare environment.

About the new shareholders: Lux Capital and Fidelity Biosciences:

Lux Capital is a venture capital firm focused on founding and investing in seed and early stage companies in new technologies. Lux takes an active role in helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses in Energy, Healthcare and Technology. The Lux investment team has founded over 20 companies from scratch, including Caliper, Genocea, Illumina, Kala, Kurion, Lux Research, Nanosys, Neurocrine Biosciences and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Fidelity Biosciences is a subsidiary of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, one of the world's leading providers of financial services. For over 40 years, Fidelity has been a significant presence in the venture capital and private equity industry, investing the firm's own capital since 1969.

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