Locally based biotech companies receive fresh funding from investors. A software startup launches games that it says may help children with disorders that cause attention difficulties. Get the details on these developments and more in San Diego life sciences news:

—Evofem Biosciences (NASDAQ: EVFM) struck a deal to raise up to $80 million in a private placement. The company closed the first $30 million, from Nevada-based investment firm PDL BioPharma (NASDAQ: PDLI), on Wednesday, with the firm paying a 26.4 percent premium, or about $1 more per share than the previous day’s closing price, for about 6.6 million shares…. Read more »