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Crowdfunding DNA Testing To Test Price Resistance

There’s a price war going on in the genome sequencing business. While Veritas Genomics offers a full sequence of your DNA for $999, it is reported that: “Tute Genomics is crowdfunding a personalized DNA sequencing program. The campaign is aiming … Continue reading

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First Million Dollar Raise Under Regulation Crowd Funding

MIT Tech Review says that BetaBionics is the first company to raise $1 Million under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new crowdfunding rules. BB, ” a startup created by Boston University biomedical engineer Ed Damiano, ” raised the capital using … Continue reading

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University of Maryland Approves $25 Million For Startups

The University of Maryland approved a $25 million Early Stage Investment Fund that will invest in UMD-affiliated companies, including start-ups based on UMD-owned intellectual property, companies founded by UMD faculty, students, or recent graduates, and companies located in UMD research … Continue reading

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Is Equity Crowdfunding Better For Biotech?

One comentator thinks that equity crowdfunding may be a better fit for biotech firms because the scientific community has criticized rewards-based campaigns for promising a product that doesn’t exist except as a hypothesis and that would require regulatory approval. In … Continue reading

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Maryland Continues to Support Start Ups

The 2016 contestants for Maryland Incubator Company of the Year have been selected. “In 1986, the first public incubator was established at the University of Maryland in College Park. Recognizing the economic challenges facing new companies, business incubators are facilities … Continue reading

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On The Other Hand, Q1 2016 VC Stats

PriceWaterhouseCoopers reports that venture capitalists invested $12.1 Billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016. Investors moved toward more proven concepts as seed investing declined 10% from last quarter and represented only 3% of all dollars invested, while … Continue reading

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Hey Buddy, Want to Invest in a Zika Cure?

Psst! There’s a company that’s got a Zika vaccine coming. Better invest now! The Securities and Exchange Commission has posted a new Investor Advisory about stock scams dealing with the Zika virus. The Office of Investor Education and Advocacy says … Continue reading

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