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Instead of knocking at the door of VC firms or individual investors, local startup Vyasa Analytics decided to raise funds in another way — by taking a long-term, low-interest loan.

The deep learning software provider for life science and healthcare organizations, which emerged from stealth mode in January, announced on Tuesday it has received a $1.8 million loan from MassDevelopment’s Emerging Technology Fund.

The loan, which must be paid back in…