UPDATED: Aetion pushes Series B to $82M as pandemic puts real-world evidence under the spotlight - Endpoints News

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb’s favorite real-world evidence platform is getting a new stream of cash, as it nears what will likely be the biggest test of the young company so far.

Aetion, the New York health tech startup, has for the second time raised an extension to their Series B, adding $19 million from J&J’s VC arm, Greenspring Associates and EDBI to bring their round to $82 million. Gottlieb, who championed real-world evidence as commissioner and later joined the company’s board, said in a statement that the new cash would help fuel a global expansion.

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