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Digital health veterans launch virtual primary care clinic for patients with chronic disease

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Marley Medical is a virtual primary care clinic, focused on people with common chronic diseases, that is reimagining care pathways with the patient in the center, and reestablishing primary care as the foundation of chronic disease management.

Key Points: 
  • Marley Medical is a virtual primary care clinic, focused on people with common chronic diseases, that is reimagining care pathways with the patient in the center, and reestablishing primary care as the foundation of chronic disease management.
  • We want to bring back the 'primary' in primary care, and be the first place our members turn to for care."
  • "Chris and the entire Marley team have the experience, insight and expertise to meaningfully transform how chronic disease patients get care.
  • Marley Medical is a virtual primary care clinic, focused on people with common chronic diseases, that is reimagining care pathways with the patient in the center, and reestablishing primary care as the foundation of chronic disease management.

Posture360 Receives Venture Capital to Drive Growth in Healthcare Industry

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

"Incredibly, backpain is the most common symptom that people suffer from in their daily lives.

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  • "Incredibly, backpain is the most common symptom that people suffer from in their daily lives.
  • Our all-in-one digital health platform seamlessly integrates into our daily activities in non-evasive ways to boost overall health and wellness," says William Choi, Founder & CEO of Posture360.
  • Legendary Ventures isa US-based venture capital firm that fuels consumer, retail, and technology ("CRT") companies.
  • Legendary Ventures is a venture capital partnership that accelerates value creation for emerging companies operating across the CRT markets.

MSD Partners Announces Victor Hwang to Join as Co-Head of MSD Growth, the Firm's New Growth Investment Group

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSD Partners, L.P. today announced that it has named Victor Hwang Managing Director and Co-Head of the investment firm's newly formed Growth investment business.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSD Partners, L.P. today announced that it has named Victor Hwang Managing Director and Co-Head of the investment firm's newly formed Growth investment business.
  • MSD Growth will represent a new MSD core investing strategy, operating alongside its franchises in Credit, Real Estate and Private Capital.
  • "We are pleased to have Victor Hwang join the MSD team to co-head MSD Growth," said Gregg Lemkau, Chief Executive Officer of MSD Partners.
  • Additional information regarding MSD Partners may be found at msdpartners.com and regarding MSD Growth may be found at www.msdpartners.com/strategies/growth .

Universal Hydrogen Secures Additional $62 Million in Financing to Accelerate First Test Flight of Hydrogen-Powered Regional Aircraft to 2022

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:01am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005399/en/
    Full-scale prototype of Universal Hydrogen's gaseous hydrogen module, with one capsule removed.
  • Universal Hydrogen has secured a substantial commercial order pipeline, including previously-announced LOIs from Icelandair , Air Nostrum , Ravn Alaska , and ASL Aviation Holdings .
  • "Universal Hydrogen has the breakthrough technology, talented team, and operational urgency to emerge as the distribution leader in this hydrogen ecosystem.
  • To accelerate market adoption, Universal Hydrogen is also developing a conversion kit to retrofit existing regional airplanes with a hydrogen-electric powertrain compatible with its modular capsule technology.

Brave14 Capital, a Venture Fund Raised by a High School Student, Launches With Top Investors From Throughout the US

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Brave14 Capital was launched by Taarini Kaur Dang, a high school senior in Silicon Valley.

Key Points: 
  • Brave14 Capital was launched by Taarini Kaur Dang, a high school senior in Silicon Valley.
  • This is a unique fund because of its mission of changing the world using Venture Capital by investing in social impact and diverse companies.
  • Taarini incubated the idea for Brave14 Capital at the age of 14 years when she was in 8th grade.
  • Taarini's story of a young girl leveraging Venture Capital to change the world has resonated with several visionary and experienced investors and topmost Institutional Limited Partners.

Mulberry Closes $22 Million Series B Financing Round to Transform the Product Protection Experience for Shoppers and Retailers

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Mulberry delivers a best-in-class customer warranty experience seamlessly embedded into online retailers' websites and offered through a Google Chrome browser extension.

Key Points: 
  • Mulberry delivers a best-in-class customer warranty experience seamlessly embedded into online retailers' websites and offered through a Google Chrome browser extension.
  • Proceeds from this financing round will be used to scale the Mulberry team, especially in engineering and customer experience.
  • "We're thrilled with this new investment because it will help us execute on our vision to transform the product protection experience for both shoppers and retailers," said Chinedu Eleanya, Mulberry CEO and co-founder.
  • The company's growth, customer-focus, and exceptional team makes us confident in their ability to transform how consumers experience product protection."

Invaio Sciences Secures $50 Million Debt Financing to Develop and Commercialize Agricultural Solutions to Address Climate Change

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:11pm

"Our ambition is to build the most impactful and valuable crop health company on the planet.

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  • "Our ambition is to build the most impactful and valuable crop health company on the planet.
  • Invaio Sciences, Inc., a Flagship Pioneering company focused on unlocking the potential of natural systems to accelerate the transition to sustainable agriculture to urgently address climate change challenges.
  • Founded by Flagship Pioneering in 2018, Invaio leverages discoveries from diverse fields including human therapeutics, agriculture, environmental science, and advanced manufacturing.
  • K2 HealthVentures is an alternative investment firm focused on providing flexible, long-term financing solutions to innovative private and public companies in the life sciences and healthcare industries.

Sprinter Health Raises $33 Million in Series A Funding to Eliminate Barriers to Healthcare Through In-Home Lab Draws, Vitals Checks and COVID-19 Testing

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

The innovative healthcare technology company will use the funds to expand its last mile healthcare services into new markets.

Key Points: 
  • The innovative healthcare technology company will use the funds to expand its last mile healthcare services into new markets.
  • Millions of patients embraced telehealth services during the pandemic and many will continue to seek out the convenience of virtual appointments.
  • Sprinter Health addresses that last mile in modern healthcare delivery by making access to the appropriate level of clinician as easy as ordering food delivery.
  • Sprinter Health will partner with best-in-class specialty labs, insurance companies, employers, and healthcare providers and systems to improve both the patient experience and health outcomes.

Chia Partners With Supranational to Create Industry Leading Proof-of-Space-Time Security

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:25pm

Timelock cryptographys time has come, said Bram Cohen, Founder and CEO of Chia Network.

Key Points: 
  • Timelock cryptographys time has come, said Bram Cohen, Founder and CEO of Chia Network.
  • To us, its simple: the future of blockchain requires VDFs, and were making that happen with Supranational.
  • Advancing the current state of the art for VDFs is critical for the future of blockchain adoption, said Kelly Olson, Co-Founder at Supranational.
  • Chia and Supranational are targeting the launch of their new VDFs in the second half of 2022.

Lively Raises $80 Million Series C to Make HSAs the Next 401(k)

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Lively, Inc. , creators of the modern health savings account (HSA), today announces an $80 million Series C round led by B Capital Group , with participation from Telstra Ventures and existing investor, Costanoa Ventures.

Key Points: 
  • Lively, Inc. , creators of the modern health savings account (HSA), today announces an $80 million Series C round led by B Capital Group , with participation from Telstra Ventures and existing investor, Costanoa Ventures.
  • This brings the companys total funding to more than $120 million to accelerate its mission of helping millions of Americans save for healthcare and retirement.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005249/en/
    Lively, Inc. raises $80 Million in Series C Funding.
  • Within the last four months alone, the company has partnered with BMO Harris (NYSE: BMO), received an IRS Non-Bank Trustee designation, and surpassed $500 million in HSA assets.