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Last month CEO Magazine produced its annual ranking of the best states in which to do business, and, as with previous surveys, our region does very well. The best place to do business in the United States is Texas, followed by No. 2 Florida and, in a tie, No. 3 North Carolina and South Carolina, according to Chief Executive’s 2018 “Best and Worst States for Business.” CEOs ranked Indiana No. 5, rounding out the top five states. The worst … Continue reading
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The Top 10 Tech Companies To Work For In Tampa Source: Full Stack Talent We’ve been wanting to put together a list of the top 10 tech companies to work for in Tampa for a while now. These are companies we love because they embody the spirit of tech and use tech to power their business, and because the culture is amazing and they really value their teams. This is … Continue reading
MolecularMD and Genoptix Enter into a Definitive Agreement to Market the MRDx® BCR-ABL Test, a Companion Diagnostic for Treatment-free Remission in Ph+ CML-CP Patients Treated with Tasigna®
Source: MolecularMD PORTLAND, OR and CARLSBAD, CA – June 4, 2018 – MolecularMD Corporation and Genoptix, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to market and perform diagnostic testing services and distribution of the MRDx® BCR-ABL Test. The MRDx® BCR-ABL Test is a companion diagnostic that is indicated as an aid in identifying Ph+CML patients in the chronic phase who are on Tasigna®* and are candidates for … Continue reading
Source / by: MusicBusiness Worldwide Independent distributor Symphonic Distribution has hired former Orchard exec Nick Gordon and Jaime Feldman, who previously worked at Universal Music, in the US. Gordon joins the company as Chief Client Officer & GM in New York. He was previously VP, Client Services at The Orchard, and was pivotal to the company’s client and technology growth that led to its acquisition by Sony Music. Prior to … Continue reading
SOURCE: Orlando Business Journal By Matthew Richardson – Staff writer, Orlando Business Journal Orlando Business Journal zeroed in on two M&A deals in Central Florida, talking to the top local executives to get insights on what led to the decision to sell their companies — or a majority stake in it — and more: Josh Brown, founder and CEO, PowerDMS What led to the decision to form a partnership with Frontier Capital? We were about three years … Continue reading
SOURCE: Inc. By: Jeff Barrett CEO, Barrett Digital Affordability, tech talent pools and access to capital top the list. It costs $2000 to rent a U-Haul in San Francisco. Rent one anywhere else and it’s roughly $100. This year the Bay Area will lose more people than any other region in the country. The reason is a variety of factors; affordability, access to opportunity and technology making it increasingly easier to work from anywhere. … Continue reading
Ballast Point Ventures III, LP (“BPV”) is pleased to announce that Frontier Capital has led a majority recapitalization of its portfolio company PowerDMS, an Orlando-based policy management software company. BPV invested in PowerDMS in 2014 to help the Company grow its sales and marketing team and further enhance its technology platform by offering new features to its customer base. Founded in 2001 by Chief Executive Officer Josh Brown, PowerDMS offers … Continue reading
MolecularMD obtains FDA Authorization for the MRDx® BCR-ABL Test as a Companion Diagnostic for Treatment-Free Remission in Ph+ CML-CP Patients Treated with Tasigna
SOURCE: MolecularMD Portland, Oregon and Cambridge, Massachusetts – December 22, 2017 MolecularMD Corporation, a diagnostics company that enables the development and commercialization of precision medicines in oncology, announced today the FDA authorization of the MRDx® BCR-ABL Test as a companion diagnostic. The MRDx Test is indicated as an aid in identifying Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) patients in the chronic phase being treated with Tasigna®* (nilotinib) capsules who may … Continue reading
Ballast Point Ventures has invested in Symphonic Distribution Inc. The $4 million is the first outside capital invested in Symphonic, based in Tampa and one of the largest independent music companies in the industry. Symphonic, which partners with Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, Pandora and others, provides new and established record labels and individual musicians with digital music distribution tools that allow content creators to quickly and cost effectively distribute their music … Continue reading
Tampa, FL – October 30, 2017 Ballast Point Ventures III, LP (“BPV”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully exited its growth equity investment in TicketBiscuit, a Birmingham-based online ticketing and event platform, through an acquisition by eTix. BPV invested in TicketBiscuit to help the Company grow its salesforce, bolster marketing efforts, and develop additional technology products. Founded in 2001 by Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Gale, TicketBiscuit has a rich history of … Continue reading