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Bigfoot Biomedical Raised $55m, Including Backing From Abbott

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Bigfoot Biomedical said it raised $55m in a Series B financing, including a new undisclosed investment from partner Abbott Laboratories, bringing the start-up's total funding to $90m. The diabetes firm said it plans to use the money to fund clinical trials and marketing of its insulin pump and pen.

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