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Arcturus Therapeutics Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding to Maintain its Momentum in Nominating Lead Clinical Candidate in 2014
Date:10/21/2013

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., an industry leader in RNAi technologies for the treatment of rare orphan diseases, today announced it has secured $5 million in a Series A funding round led by multiple private capital, high net-worth investors from Canada, Japan and the United States.

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The Series A funding, which comprised more than 90% of the Series Seed investors, will enable Arcturus to maintain its momentum, nominate its first clinical candidate in 2014, and recruit high caliber talent to expand its operations at the respected Janssen Labs in La Jolla, Calif.

Arcturus anticipates additional revenues in 2014 from its portfolio of Unlocked Nucleic Acid (UNA) intellectual property, wherein very broad claims were recently granted by the USPTO). Furthermore, Arcturus' best-in-class delivery technology will also contribute to the company's ability to nominate additional clinical candidates throughout 2014 as the organization expands its pipeline and brings RNAi technologies to a new level.  

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