Blood-collection startup Tasso said it has completed a $6.1 million financing round led by Vertical Venture Partners (VVP), with participation from Techstars and Cedars-Sinai. The funding will help Tasso scale its first product, Tasso OnDemand, which enables self-collection of blood samples, and to add personnel to support commercial growth. Tasso OnDemand allows people to collect blood at home […]
Tasso said it won a $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue work on an integrated blood-sampling device that can be used in war zones.
The grant to Tasso and development partner GenTegra was awarded based on progress the companies have made under a previously issued Phase II SBIR contract, Madison, Wis.-based Tasso said.