RockStep Solutions, a Portland software developer for the life sciences industry, has closed on a $2 million round of equity financing and expects to double its 13 staff by April.

The company announced the funding in a news release Monday, but did not disclose details about the investment. Hiring and refining the company’s product are immediate priorities, RockStep said.

“Our current team has a great skill set and company culture to build on. Now we need to continue to hire smart, so we can quickly move from startup to scale-up,” said CEO Chuck Donnelly. Read more