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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...

Women Step in as Venture Capitalists in the Life Sciences Industry

It’s not surprising to associate male contributors as venture capitalists. 91% of VC decision-makers in the U.S. comprise male leadership.
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Venture Capital Funding in Biotech – Getting through the Pandemic

The biotech industry, in general, has faced hardships for as long as can be remembered. But the past five years seemed to be the years of growth. That said, we can decipher that 2020 is the turning point for the industry.

Railsbank Raises $37 Million; Fintech Funding Stagnant in Q3

Railsbank raised $37 million in additional funding but fintech funding remained stagnant in quarter 3. The London-based fintech raised the capital to...

Sharp Corporation Acquires Display Company NEC

Sharp Electronics Corporation has recently acquired 66% of the shares of NEC Display Solutions. With this, NEC will now be functioning as...

Dr. John McHutchison as the Global Impact Award 2020 winner

John McHutchison of Assembly Biosciences, Inc. is a familiar name if you’ve heard about the recent advancements in the treatment of chronic hepatitis. The company has done a great deal to develop unique and much-needed therapeutics targeting diseases related to the microbiome.

Luminar Technologies Plans $3.4 Billion IPO

Though once considered science-fiction, the 'driverless' car is now a thing of the present. Autonomous vehicle start-up, Luminar Technologies, has planned a...

Springbig Announces $11.5 Million in Series B Funding

Leading provider in cannabis Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Springbig, announced the completion of a $11.5 million series B funding round. Founded in...

Academics Survey 1,000 VCs on COVID Crisis

Last week, academics from the Harvard Business School, University of Chicago, Stanford University, and the University of British Columbia published a study...

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New High Yield Bond Ratings: April 12 – 16, 2021

At least 19 companies received a revision on high yield bond ratings during the week of April 12-16, 2021. These revisions caused...

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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Centricus Acquisition Corp. Going Public in a Deal that Could Be Valued at Over...

Blank-check company Centricus Acquisition Corp. is raising funds to "acquire and manage a growth-oriented, market leading business." To this end, they have...

Sun Kissed Industries Acquires SFL Maven

On Monday Oct. 5, Sun Kissed Industries Inc. announced that it had acquired high-end jewelry company SFL Maven. The deal was a...

Chase Bank Joins Trend of Creating Accounts Targeted Toward Kids

Chase Bank launched its Chase First Banking checking account, which is aimed at kids and teens. The checking account provides tools for...

CC Neuberger Principal Holdings III Files to Go Public

CC Neuberger Principal Holdings III has filed paperwork with the SEC in order to secure public funding for a business acquisition. Furthermore,...
Helicopter Companies Bristow and Era Announce Merger

Helicopter Companies Bristow and Era Announce Merger

Helicopter operators Bristow Group Inc. and Era Group Inc. announced a plan to join the two companies in a reverse triangular...