Machine learning company Insitro raises $143 million to bridge biology and AI

 Machine learning company Insitro raises $143 million to bridge biology and AI
  • The San Francisco-based company, with a goal of meshing data science and life science, announced Tuesday that it’s raised a $143 million round of funding, bringing the total amount of venture capital its raised to $243 million.
  • Andreessen led the funding round, which included new investors T. Rowe Price Associate, BlackRock, Casdin Capital and CPP Investments. Current investors including ARCH Venture Partners, GV and Third Rock Ventures also participated.
  • Some of the new capital from the funding round will go towards building up the company’s capabilities to develop drugs, including eventually hiring regulatory experts and other staff that have experience with drug development.