Wingu Raises Series A Funding

Wingu Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based developer of software designed to enhance the operational efficiency of pharmaceutical research and discovery, raised a Series A round of funding.

The round was led by Google Ventures, participation from Borealis Ventures.

The company intends to use the funding – whose amount was not disclosed – to expand its sales and product development efforts.

Led by CEO Nick Encina, Wingu developed the concept of Research Intelligence (RI) and will market a solution specifically designed to increase the pace and effectiveness of distributed research. Currently, a beta version of the solution is being used by top 10 pharmaceutical companies to make faster, more informed decisions.
Its software optimizes R&D by helping managers understand and respond to inefficiencies in their current projects, and build institutional knowledge.



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