Inside Sana Biotechnology's plans to go public
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One of biotech's most valuable startups just filed to go public. Here are 5 crucial takeaways from Sana's 271-page filing.
Sana Biotechnologyhas filed to go public.
- The secretive Seattle-based biotech has raised $705.5 million since it was founded in July 2018.
- We dug through its 271-page filing to unearth five key details on Sana's financials, strategy, and future.
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