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LabCorp firm partners with Canadian company to offer diagnostic tests for medical marijuana

Dynacare, a Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings company, is partnering with MedReleaf Corp., a Canadian firm, to offer genetic diagnostic tests for medical cannabis.  The test, called ReleafDxTM, analyzes a patient’s DNA and health condi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Led by Cincinnati firm, rejected medical marijuana cultivator applicants sue Ohio

Six companies denied cultivation licenses for Ohio's medical marijuana program sued the state on Tuesday. They're seeking a court ruling to throw out all provisional licenses and start scoring applications from scratch. Led by the Cincinnati company.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2018

US Tobacco Company Takes Stakes in Canadian Cannabis Firms

U.S. tobacco wholesaler Alliance One last week acquired majority stakes in two Canadian medical marijuana firms. It is the first acquisition by an American tobacco company in the fast-growing........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 10th, 2018

Medical marijuana firm Altitude Organics seeks sales office in Palmer

A medical marijuana company, Altitude Organics Corp., already approved to grow the drug in the Hampden County town of Palmer, is now seeking permission from that town's planning board to open a sales center at the firm's 8 Chamber Road location. The pl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2018

Colorado"s bitcoin firm sees $8M invested in Canadian unit

Colorado's roller-coaster digital currency company said its Canadian digital currency subsidiary has received an $8.28 million investment. Riot Blockchain Inc. (Nasdaq: RIOT) of Greenwood Village, used to be a medical device company but switched it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2017

Snoop Dogg"s venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis lab-testing company

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Casa Verde Capital is leading a $1 million seed round into Cannalysis, a cannabis-lab testing company. Cannalysis tests both medical and recreational cannabis f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2017

Home Capital investors reject investment from Buffett"s firm

Shareholders of Canadian lender Home Capital Group have rejected Warren Buffett's offer to buy a second large block of stock in the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 12th, 2017

Colorado medical-device maker merges into Pennsylvania company

Three health care firms — including a Colorado company that designs and manufactures medical ultrasound products — will be merged into one Pittsburgh-based company. Private equity firm Resilience Capital Partners, based near Cleveland, created a ho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

DigitalGlobe shareholders give OK to $2.4B purchase by Canadian firm

DigitalGlobe Inc. shareholders gave their approval Thursday for a Canadian firm's $2.4 billion offer to buy their company. Stockholders in the Westminster satellite imaging company (NYSE: DGI) voted 81 percent in favor of being acquired by MacDonald, Det.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

3 Things You Really Need to Know About Marijuana Stock MedReleaf

The Canadian medical marijuana company has tremendous growth opportunities, but investors should consider the whole picture before they buy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 21st, 2017

A family environment for the entire firm at Dry Pro

When Dry Pro Foundation & Crawlspace Specialists started in 1999, it had three employees and was the only company to offer crawl-space encapsulation services in the Charlotte area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 54 min. ago

Warby Parker founder"s VC firm leads $42M round into cosmetic surgery website

Elephant Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm started by one of the co-founders of Warby Parker, is leading a $40 million round of investment into a Seattle-based website you might describe as a Yelp for cosmetic surgery. The company, cal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

Fortis Board to meet this week to determine future course of action

The company's statement comes hours after Malaysia's IHH Healthcare said Fortis has expressed inability to engage with it over its offer to acquire the Indian healthcare firm at up to Rs 160 per share.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Baltimore medical technology firm relocating HQ to Philadelphia

The company is using artificial intelligence to help pathology labs better diagnose cancer. Its CEO, a Hopkins graduate, grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Cybersecurity firm Onapsis lands $31M round as it plots IPO path

The Boston cybersecurity company said on Friday that it raised a $31 million funding round led by Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners as it looks to an initial public offering in three to four years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Former House Speaker John Boehner is joining the board of a marijuana company — and an analyst is calling it a "monumental event"

REUTERS/Chris Wattie Former House Speaker John Boehner is joining the board of Acreage Holdings, a firm that owns marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries in 11 states. Boeh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Private-Equity Firm Altaris to Acquire Analogic for $1.1 Billion

Private-equity firm Altaris Capital Partners has agreed to buy Analogic for about $1.1 billion, as the maker of medical-imaging and security-screening systems faces increasingly competitive markets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

Data breach menace: Facebook suspends Canadian political firm AggregateIQ

British Columbia's privacy commissioner is separately investigating AggregateIQ over whether the company had broken provincial personal privacy rules for its role in the Brexit campaign.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2018

BioMérieux lands West Coast presence with $90M buy

French life sciences company bioMérieux – which has a sizable and growing base in Durham – has acquired San Diego-based Astute Medical for $90 million in cash, giving the firm a West Coast presence. Astute Medical focuses on high-risk disease d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Chandrasekhar Gopalan: A suture firm chief who stitched a Rs 20 bn empire

Apart from heading the medical devices company, Gopalan is also an avid angel investor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 6th, 2018

Toronto company expects to close in Q2 on $10.6M sale of Atlanta home portfolio

A Toronto company expects to close in the second quarter on a $10.6 milllion deal for a portfolio of 120 homes in Atlanta. Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp. said that it had entered into a conditional contract with an unrelated third part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2018