Jessie Yount

Startups Reporter

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Recent Stories

Imaging Giant Alliance Healthcare Sells for $820M

HEALTHCARE: Florida’s Akumin taking ownership

Alliance Healthcare is about to become an even bigger powerhouse in the radiology and oncology industries

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

FreightPOP raised $6 million in a seed round led by Mercato Partners of Salt Lake City

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One Medical Grows Primary Care Membership in OC

Fifth Local Office; 100th Office Milestone

Entered Orange County just a year ago, expansion continues with fifth office that opened in June

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Current Surgical of Irvine has received a $400,000 investment as part of its acceptance into the SciFounder Fellowship program for early career scientists who want to start their own business

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Toca’s Soccer Experience Scores $40M Goal

INNOVATION: ‘Exponential growth’ for sport-social co.

Gearing up for the big leagues with new funding; plans for international debut

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Weedmaps Parent Goes Public at $2.6B Valuation

SOFTWARE: Raises $579M; acts like Yelp for pot shops

Chris Beals believes his software company’s recent public listing via reverse merger is a “watershed moment” for the cannabis industry

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CureDuchenne Unveils $1M Data Hub

Connects Patient Samples With Researchers Worldwide

CureDuchenne has released a centralized data platform that connects patient data and biosamples with scientists and drug developers

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Midday Stock Roundup

OC healthcare firms traded down

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Intellivision Entertainment brings in television veteran Chuck Labella as vice president of entertainment acquisitions

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United Way Teams With Providence, Edwards

Targets COVID Shots In Vulnerable Areas

Plans for an additional 50 vaccination mobile clinics at various locations with incentives offered for vaccinations

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