Latest News for: Biotech startup


Don’t count on resurrected woolly mammoths to combat climate change

The Verge 15 Sep 2021
A flashy new biotech startup launched yesterday called Colossal is on a mission to make an elephant-woolly mammoth mashup — with the ultimate goal of promoting biodiversity ...

RNA startup raises $133M in 'last investment before a public offering'

Business Journal 15 Sep 2021
RNA-focused biotech startup Skyhawk Therapeutics has raised $133 million as a pre-IPO "cushion" as it prepares a slew of drugs for clinical development ... .

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Debuts The Future Of Simplified PCR Cleanup And Plasmid Prep With ...

The Courier Times 15 Sep 2021
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept ... The small yet powerful benchtop instrument can run 1-24 samples at a time ... Joshua James, a Ph.D ... Life sciences ... Wherever people need answers, from prestigious universities and major pharmaceutical companies, to small biotech startups, food/beverage and electronics manufacturing facilities, you can find Beckman Coulter Life Sciences.

Start-Up Secures $15 Million To Create Mammoth-Elephant Hybrid

IFL Science 14 Sep 2021
A new biotech startup has announced its bold vision to create an elephant-mammoth hybrid, claiming that it could help save the Arctic tundra. The main question, once posed by a famous chaostician, is whether the scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should ... .

This CRISPR startup thinks that mammoths can save the Arctic. Is it right?

Popular Science 14 Sep 2021
Today, Church and software entrepreneur Ben Lamm announced the launch of their biotech startup, Colossal, with seed funding of $15 million ... “We’ve sequenced multiple genomes from frozen tissues that have been recovered from Siberia of the woolly mammoth,” Lamm tells Popular Science of the startup’s progress so far.

Why seven biotech startups have opted for the SPAC route in 2021

Business Journal 13 Sep 2021
This year is nothing like last year's SPAC attack — just seven biotech companies have opted for the SPAC route in 2021, by our count — but the fact that companies are still choosing SPACs over IPOs speaks to their continued attractiveness ... .

Commentary: How the Covid IP-waiver could sabotage crucial cancer research

Elko Daily Free Press 13 Sep 2021
ANDREW SPIEGEL. President Biden craves a cure for cancer. In a speech to Congress this spring, he vowed to "end cancer as we know it." And as Vice President, he helped start the Cancer Moonshot initiative ... I'll explain why ... So what has this got to do with cancer? ... What investor would fund biotech startups if copycats can swoop in? ... ------ ... .

Elizabeth Holmes' surprising defense

CNN 12 Sep 2021
(CNN)Elizabeth Holmes, Silicon Valley's one-time darling for founding and leading the now failed biotech company Theranos, is on ... Her revolutionary biotech startup, Theranos, had a market valuation of over $9 billion, and was by all accounts the elusive Silicon Valley unicorn.

[Weekly funding roundup] Venture investments into startups bounce back in the second week of September

Your Story 11 Sep 2021
Venture funding into Indian startups showed almost a three fold rise in the second week of September, after a below par showing in the comparable previous week ... Lido Learning, an edtech startup raised $10 million led by Ronnie Screwvala-helmed Unilazer Ventures ... Biotech startup ImmunitoAI raised $1 million from Pi Ventures and Entrepreneur First.

With Fertility Needs in Flux, Men Eye Freezing Their Sperm

Slashdot 10 Sep 2021
A crop of companies want to make sperm-freezing a routine procedure for young men, as employers start to offer it as a benefit. From a report. For decades, the conversation about waning fertility has been focused largely on women ... Recently, a small group of biotech startups have hatched, dedicated to what they say is an underserved market ... .

Daily Crunch: Microsoft acquires tutoring platform TakeLessons for undisclosed sum

Crunch 10 Sep 2021
Startups/VC ... Mammoth Biosciences, a biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna, has blown past the billion-dollar valuation milestone ... (Extra Crunch is our membership program, which helps founders and startup teams get ahead ... We’re reaching out to startup founders ...

UC Davis launches center to offer free support for ag-tech, biotech startups

Business Journal 09 Sep 2021
The University of California Davis has launched a new free consulting service for entrepreneurs and startup companies in ag-tech and biotech in the Sacramento region and Northern California ... .

Startup news and updates: daily roundup (September 9, 2021)

Your Story 09 Sep 2021
100 percent of these grants can be vested on completion of one year from the allocation date," Cred said in a statement.Biotech startup immunitoAI raises $1M in seed round led by pi Ventures (Funding). immunitoAI, a biotech startup that is developing an AI-powered antibody ...

Rabobank names 45 startups for Foodbytes! Pitch 2021

Food Business News 09 Sep 2021
Finalists in the agriculture technology sector include supply chain optimization startups AgriDigital and AgUnity; biopesticides and livestock management startups Syocin Biotech, Nanomik Technologies, SwineTech, BioLevel, Vytelle and 3Bar Biologics Inc.; regenerative and ...