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Frazier Life Sciences Closes $987 Million Venture Fund to Invest in Companies Developing Novel Biopharmaceuticals

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 06:03
MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frazier Life Sciences announced today the closing of Frazier Life Sciences XI, L.P. (“FLS XI”), exceeding its target of $800 million and raising more than $987 million in capital commitments in an oversubscribed fundraise. FLS XI is Frazier Life Sciences’ fourth venture fund focused on biopharmaceuticals and represents a continuation of the team’s investment strategy of advancing innovative therapeutics through company creation, early-stage venture (Series A

Onuu Raises $6 Million Seed A to Serve the 166 Million Americans Lacking Financial Security

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 06:03
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onuu, co-founded by Austin entrepreneurs Felix W. Ortiz III and Ryan Wuerch, today announced it had received $6 million in Seed A funding led by Latinx-led VC Leap Global Partners, with participation from Ulu Ventures, SV LATAM Capital, Jumpstarter Ventures, Verso Capital, and Capital Factory Ventures. Onuu, pronounced “on you,” will serve the approximately 166 million Americans of modest means who lack access to basic financial products that provide financial se

Medtech Startup CoreTissue BioEngineering to Be the First Japanese Startup at JPOD @ Boston

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 00:03
YOKOHAMA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoreTissue BioEngineering Inc., a medical device company, was accepted into Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JPOD @ Boston.

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Continues Its Investigation of Natera, Inc. (NTRA) on Behalf of Investors

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, continues its investigation on behalf of Natera, Inc. (“Natera” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NTRA) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws. If you suffered a loss on your Natera investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact inf

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces Investigation of Bird Global, Inc. (BRDS) on Behalf of Investors

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces an investigation of Bird Global, Inc. (“Bird” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BRDS) on behalf of investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws. If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate. In November 2021, Bird Rides, Inc. and Switchback II Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company, closed a business combination, and the combined company was renamed Bird Gl

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Sanderson Farms, Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $SAFM #SAFM--The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Sanderson Farms, Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Continues Its Investigation of Natera, Inc. (NTRA) on Behalf of Investors

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith continues its investigation on behalf of Natera, Inc. (“Natera” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NTRA) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws. On January 1, 2022, an article from the New York Times called into question the accuracy of certain prenatal tests, alleging that positive results on tests are incorrect approximately 85 percent of the time, and that patients who receive a positive res

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of Lilium N.V. (LILM, LILMW) on Behalf of Investors

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of Lilium N.V. (“Lilium” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LILM, LILMW) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws. If you suffered a loss on your Lilium investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws

Akanda Corp. Closes Its First Day of Trading on The NASDAQ Capital Market

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 21:03
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ: AKAN) (“Akanda” or the “Company”), an international medical cannabis company, today commenced the trading of its common shares on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “AKAN”. The common shares closed their first day of trading above the offering price at $10.50. On March 14, 2022, the Company priced its underwritten public offering (the "Offering") of 4,000,000 common shares at a public offering price of $4.00 per share. The gross proc

Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Announces Operation of One of California’s Largest Integrated Solar and Energy Storage Projects

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
STRATFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goldman Sachs Renewable Power, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs Asset Management that owns more than 850 solar and storage projects across the United States (GSRP), today announced that its Slate solar and energy storage project is now in operation and serving five California-based organizations. The 390 MW solar plus 561 MWh storage project was originally developed by Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar. The Slate project, located in K

Searchspring’s Kate Massey Selected as a 2022 Amazing Woman in Ecommerce Honoree by Yotpo

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kate Massey, Head of APAC at Searchspring, has been recognized as a 2022 Amazing Woman in Ecommerce Honoree by Yotpo.

Medalist Diversified REIT, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medalist Diversified REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRR), a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing commercial real estate in the Southeast region of the U.S., today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2021 and provided an update on its corporate activities. In addition, the Company released supplemental financial information about its fourth quarter financial results. Key Highlights: Year ended D

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Declares $0.62 Per Share Dividend

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BXMT) declared a dividend of $0.62 per share of class A common stock with respect to the first quarter of 2022. This dividend is payable on April 14, 2022 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 31, 2022. About Blackstone Mortgage Trust Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NYSE: BXMT) is a real estate finance company that originates senior loans collateralized by commercial real estate in North America, Europe, and A

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Verra Mobility Corporation with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $VRRM #VRRM--The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Verra Mobility Corporation with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $AUPH #AUPH--The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Key Thought Leaders & Business Experts Launch Premium Community to Help Brands and Entrepreneurs Unlock the Business of Web3

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading edge business experts and former advertising executives today launch the Alpha Collective, helping brands leverage the business of Web3.

First Farmers and Merchants Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.21 Per Share

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
COLUMBIA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $FFMH--First Farmers and Merchants Corporation (OTC Pink: FFMH), the holding company for First Farmers and Merchants Bank, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared the Company’s regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share, which will be paid on April 15, 2022, to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2022. “Our cash dividend and stock repurchase programs are part of our strategy to build long-term shareholder value,” stated T. Randy Stevens, Cha

U.S. Bancorp Announces Quarterly Dividends

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Bancorp announces quarterly dividends

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Koppers Holdings Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $KOP #KOP--The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in Koppers Holdings Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Motive Capital Corp Shareholders Approve Business Combination with Forge Global, Inc.

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 18:03
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Motive Capital Corp (“MOTV”), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by affiliates of Motive Partners, today announced that MOTV’s shareholders voted to approve the previously announced business combination with Forge Global, Inc. (“Forge”), a leading private securities marketplace. “We are thrilled to complete this important milestone in the process of our business combination with Motive Capital Corp and becoming a publicly traded company with vast opportun

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