Center City health IT company Oncora Medical just announced it raised some follow-on capital to the tune of $1.3 million to build out its tech team.

The realLIST company, based out of Center City, is calling the raise a Series Seed, a term that cofounder David Lindsay says is in reference to it being Oncora’s first equity financing.

The round isn’t closed, though: Lindsay said it was aiming to finalize a total of $2.5 million in funding. Investors include Philly’s BioAdvance and San Francisco’s iSeed Ventures, which backed the company in 2016 with a 1.2 million seed round.

“The raise will let us grow our engineering and product teams, hiring more developers to continue building our platform,” said Lindsay.

The search includes bringing aboard a VP of Engineering, someone with experience in leading tech teams before. “These people are already at great jobs,” said Lindsay, but the lure will be the chance to work on something with lasting impact: fighting cancer.

(As a refresher: Oncora Medical’s health IT platform helps radiation oncologists learn from past treatment data and use that knowledge to improve the efficacy of radiology.)

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