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2014-09-30 08:32:47

- New venture fund will provide up to $50M in early-stage equity investments to Maryland life science companies - BALTIMORE and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today that venture capitalist, Tania Fernandez, Ph.D., has joined the BHI team as a strategic...

2014-09-30 08:32:05

370 Total Analyzed PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Science Angels (LSA), a Bay Area-based early-stage investment group focused on supporting promising emerging biotech, medical device, genomics, diagnostic and mobile health companies, has been named the Top Angel Investment Group in the U.S. LSA was recognized by CB Insights as the best performer out of 370 angel groups analyzed nationwide based on criteria that included: historical performance, network...

2014-09-30 08:31:15

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today that it closed on a $5.0 million growth capital debt financing from Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE: HTGC). The financing will provide ChromaDex with additional working capital to support its...

2014-09-30 08:20:46

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswir/ -- -- This market covers the operation of restaurants and catering facilities in airports across Western and Eastern Europe, excluding Russia and Turkey. -- It does not include duty free and other store-based retailing at airport sites or the provision of food on-board planes by airlines. -- We quantify the market size, historical growth rates, while reviewing key factors behind these figures.-- We also carry out an in-depth analysis of the relevant...

2014-09-29 16:21:29

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for the homeland security market and related industries, today announced financial results for the three months and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2014 decreased 36%, to $1.5 million, from $2.4 million for the comparable prior year period. Our net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $5.7...

2014-09-29 12:23:07

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Energy & Infrastructure ("ACEI") announced today that its platform company, BMR Energy, LLC ("BMR Energy"), has completed a key milestone in the development of its 36 MW wind generation project in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. On September 18 at a ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica, BMR Energy executed the final power purchase agreement with the electric utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited ("JPS") for the...

2014-09-29 12:22:02

DUBAI, UAE, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fernando Alonso, the two-time Formula One World Champion sees a wealth of opportunity in the business of cycling and has today joined forces with sport investment managers, NOVO to acquire a portfolio of assets whose growth they can help to accelerate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/708829 ) "I'm thrilled to be part of this new venture," said the Scuderia Ferrari driver. "I get to indulge my...

2014-09-29 12:21:35

Magma is the first backer of successful opportunities including: Waze, Onavo, DesignArt, Provigent, Hola, Valens, Magisto, TabTale, Appsflyer and CorePhotonics TEL AVIV, Israel, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magma Venture Partners, a leading Israeli early stage technology-focused venture capital fund with US$500 Million under management, today announces the completion of fundraising for Magma Venture Capital IV with $150 million in new committed capital. The fund received...

2014-09-29 08:36:47

Follow-on funding comes eight months after Series C round; Credit Karma user base increased 50 percent over same period SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Karma, a consumer finance and technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved $75 million in new investments in an add-on growth round from existing investors Google Capital, Tiger Global Management and Susquehanna Growth Equity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140927/148741...

2014-09-29 08:31:32

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Venture, an early stage venture capital firm investing in promising life sciences and technology innovation, today announced that Jason Rhodes, President and Chief Financial Officer of Epizyme (NASDAQ: EPZM), is joining the firm's life sciences investing team as a partner effective October 1, 2014. At Atlas, Rhodes will work closely with the life sciences team to build groundbreaking companies. He brings an accomplished record in...


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