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In medical business news, a venture fund in Michigan has raised $15 million for investment in lifescience companies. SWMF LifeScience Venture Fund plans to raise $35 million more. Read more about this lifescience venture fund’s goals.
Whatever formula you use to calculate the market value of a business--assets, performance or other multiples--a good starting point may be all it provides. Here's why--along with the other factors that count.
Late-stage deals don't have much value for one outspoken venture capitalist. Read more about the reasons for his claim.
A healthcare business with a solution to the problem of catheter-related bloodstream infections is preparing to seek regulatory approvals for its product. Read more about this young company’s plans.
Medical device startups often are created out of the entrepreneur’s desire to solve a medical problem. It’s no different with Continental Dry Works and its male urinary incontinence product, The Pocket.
A North Carolina startup is taking on the problem of counterfeit drugs. The company’s technology embeds a tiny tag into the medicine itself that allows for identification and authentication to fight fraudulent pharmaceuticals.
A Medical Industry Valuation Laboratory is becoming known beyond Minnesota, even in China. Using a multi-faceted approach, the lab evaluates medical technologies and determines whether they should be commercialized.
Venture capitalists play a critical funding role, as entrepreneurial ventures move into the big leagues, but the price these investors extract is often too high. Entrepreneurs should consider the relationship analogous to marrying a mail-order bride and proceed accordingly, according to this comprehensive and entertaining article by two women who co-founded a software company. Tips include advising company owners to build trust with VCs and, until that is established, dealing with them in a way that allows for "a reasonable balance of power."
London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM) is a credible alternative for U.S. companies looking for a market listing. As with any approach to IPO, U.S. companies should research AIM's advantages and disadvantages for listing compared with U.S. stock markets.
Life sciences venture capital investing rose in the second quarter, due in part to increased exit activity. Read more for details on life sciences companies’ deals.
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