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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...

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...

Wesana Health Earns $4M in Convertible Note Financing

Emerging life sciences company, Wesana Health has closed its $4 million convertible note financing round. London-based firm The Conscious Fund (TCF) led...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

James Woody Explores New Horizons in Enosi Life Sciences

Enosi Life Sciences announced that it has appointed Dr. James Woody as its Executive Chairman. Having immense leadership skills, Dr. James holds over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, venture capital, and biotech sectors. He also possesses medical expertise in antibody therapeutics and oncology.

Life sciences and the state of its job market in the U.S.

The advent of coronavirus has threatened almost every job industry operating in the U.S. This has further affected the job market worldwide while creating a sense of fear among employees. Fortunately, the life sciences industry seems to be immune to the pandemic woes. The global deals within this sector accounted for $467 billion from 2013 to 2020.

The Word on the Covid-19 Vaccine: What We Know So Far

It would be an understatement to say that 2020 was a difficult year for everyone. Most of the world has been living in perpetual fear for several months. This includes the economic downturn various industries have faced including agriculture, energy, tourism, and retail businesses.

Decibel Therapeutics Secures $82 Million

Decibel Therapeutics Inc., a Boston-based organization dedicated to treating hearing and balance disorders, is on the verge of another gene therapy breakthrough.

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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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Toast Announces $400M in Series F Funding

Toast, the restaurant management platform start-up from Boston, recently announces their series F funding of $400 million. Toast provides payment processing hardware...

New High Yield Bond Ratings July 20 – July 24, 2020

At least eleven companies received high yield bond ratings downgrades or revisions during the week of July 20 – July 24, 2020....

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: September 14 – September 18, 2020

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of September...

PGE Absorbs $104 Million Loss, Receives Negative Outlook

Portland General Electric, a Fortune 1000 public utility company based in Portland, Oregon, is absorbing at least $104 million after two employees entered into "ill conceived"...

FinCen Files: Big Banks Turned a Blind Eye towards Money Laundering

Several global banks have been turning a blind towards money laundering according, to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist report. Banks like...