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Notable Connecticut venture capital investments

Ranked by 2016 total investment amount

RankCompanyTotal investment
1Biohaven Pharmaceuticals Inc., New Haven$80 million
2etouches Inc., Norwalk$20 million
3Oxford Performance Materials, South Windsor$15.8 million
4Spine Wave Inc., Shelton$11 million
5Intensity Therapeutics, Westport$10 million

Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree Report, Data: Thomson Reuters.

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