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Christine Aylward launches new firm called Magnetic Ventures

Christine Aylward at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.
Christine Aylward at the 2009 Toronto Film Festival. Photo by Patrick Jube/WireImage

Christine Aylward is raising up to $100 million for a new fund called Magnetic Ventures, which will invest in early-stage medical technology companies, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: She becomes the latest addition to a small but growing list of female venture capitalists who have left established firms to raise their own funds.