The company reported total revenues of $27.7 million, with growth in its consumables business but a drop in instrument revenues from the prior year's first quarter.
The company said it will offer 4.5 million shares for $23 per share and intends to use the net proceeds for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The company said it will offer 2.5 million shares, while stockholder Clarus Lifesciences will sell another 2 million shares in the offering.
Though the firm saw lower overall revenue, it increased its fourth quarter and full-year product and services revenue by 12 percent and 16 percent respectively.
The firm reported that it expects product and service revenue of approximately $23.5 million for the fourth quarter of last year and $83.5 million for full-year 2018.
The group recommends Myriad Genetics' EndoPredict, NanoString's Prosigna, and Genomic Health's Oncotype DX tests for guiding chemotherapy decisions if certain conditions are met.
The agreement amends and restates an existing loan and security agreement between NanoString and SVB to increase the size of the revolving loan facility to $20 million.
The company beat Wall Street estimates, and officials said momentum is building as the firm readies its GeoMx digital spatial profiling technology for launch.
The company aims to commercialize ProstaGene's PCaTest, which uses a 16-gene panel to determine the overall outcome of a patient's prostate cancer.