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Case 1:Success story. . . . . . Without the happy endAuthor: Firm ABackground: It is a startup founded in January 1999 by a Strasbourg CNRS researcher, following a collaboration with Aventis( now Sanofi-synthelabo).the story starts with success story, it raised many hopes and obtained easily important funding, which led to rapid evolution.in 2001, it has been able to raise 30million euros in two rounds of venture capital. The focus upon which it was based is the discovery and development ofnovel medicines and drugs derived from the biological and chemical diversity of insects.it was the reservoir of native substances with pre-determined pharmacological activity, giving potential for discovery of novel medicines in many areas of unmet needs including antibiotic treatments. Firm A was the sole for highly chemo-diverse libraries of small molecule compounds with applicability to many therapeutic fields.Actual case:The creation of firm A is the outcome of long process that started 20years ago with first research carried

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Economics, Venture Capital, researcher, Private equity firm, Strasbourg CNRS

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