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FoodSmart Earns $25 Million in Late-Stage Funding

Online nutrition platform FoodSmart has earned over $25 million in a late-stage funding round. Advocate Aurora Enterprises led other firms in this...

Allergy Amulet Earns Additional Seed Funding

Medical supply start-up Allergy Amulet has raised more seed funding, bringing the total amount raised to $4.1 million. The contributing investors include...

FORT Robotics Raises $13 Million in Funding

Philadelphia-based FORT Robotics has raised $13 million in an early-stage funding round led by Prime Movers Lab. The startup is the first...

Bigfoot Biomedical Secures $57 Million in Financing

Medical technology startup Bigfoot Biomedical has earned $57 million in financing provided by Madryn Asset Management. The company was founded to create...

IPOs SPACs Life Sciences the Rise in Popularity

Despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, 2020 was an eventful year in the life sciences and technology sector mainly due to the popularity rise of the special purpose acquisition companies IPOs SPACs on Wall Street. SPACs have increasingly gained popularity because they give companies the option of going public without dealing with
Tacogen Merger Forte Biosciences

Diversity in Life Sciences VC Funding

Life sciences-also known as biosciences- is a constitution of various science branches such as biology, ecology, medicine, or anthropology. These sciences are categorized as

VC Efforts for the Life Sciences: A Global Push

The year 2020 has been a unique one for most VC fields on a global level. Organizations in the life sciences industry have...

Professional Fighters League Earns $65 Million Investment

Professional Fighters League (PFL) earns a $65 million dollar investment. The financing round, led by Ares Capital, Elysian Park Ventures, and Knighthead...

Vaccine Rollout: How Countries Compare

Ever since the arrival of the pandemic, there have been efforts towards creating a suitable vaccine. Since the virus is showing no...

Jeremy Solomon Named Partner at Nyca

Jeremy Solomon has been named partner at Nyca, a leading venture capital firm. Solomon enjoys the intellectual stimulation of the field, meeting...

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New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: April 12 – April 16, 2021

At least two major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of April...

ViacomCBS Networks International Agrees to Acquire Chilevisión

On Monday April 5, ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) announced that it had agreed to acquire Chilevisión from WarnerMedia. WarnerMedia is a...

Carnival Reports $2 Billion Quarterly Loss

Carnival reports $2 billion quarterly loss. This is due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on the cruising industry, which has decimated Carnival and...

New High Yield Bond Ratings: April 5 – 9, 2021

At least 35 companies received a revision on high yield bond ratings during the week of April 5-9, 2021. These revisions caused...
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ECB President Lagarde Expects Strong Rebound for EU Economy in Second Half

Despite COVID-19 struggles, European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde told CNBC on April 9 that the European Union (EU) will hit...

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Nestle Acquires FDA Approved Peanut Allergy Treatment Maker, Aimmune Therapeutics

This week, Nestle Health Services (NHSc), a subsidiary of food and beverage company Nestle, announced that it has acquired bio-pharmaceutical Aimmune Therapeutics...

Royal Caribbean Group Sells Its Azamara Brand To Sycamore Partners

Royal Caribbean Group has reached an agreement to sell one of their brands to a private equity group. According to Seatrade Cruise...

SoFi Merges with Social Capital Hedosophia to Form a One-Stop-Financial-Shop

SoFi, the online lender, has merged with SPAC Social Capital Hedosophia to pave the path for the fintech to go public. The...
Tacogen Merger Forte Biosciences

Forte Biosciences, Inc. and Tacogen Announce Merger

Forte Biosciences Inc and Tacogen have recently announced a merger. Just a few months ago Tacogen faced a major setback in late...

Goldman Sachs Pleads Guilty in 1MDB Financial Scandal

The Goldman Sachs Malaysia unit has pleaded guilty in the biggest cross-border financial scam, the 1 Malaysian Development Behran.