Jessie Yount

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Midday Stock Roundup

Indexes rise in midday trading despite poor jobless claim numbers

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UCI Gets $10.4M for Computer Sciences, Art

Donation from the Steckler Charitable Fund

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Evolus Faces Jeuveau Import Ban in Trade Dispute

AESTHETICS: Allergan gets boost; no trade secret

Newport Beach-based Evolus Inc. may face a 21-month import ban in the U.S. after ruling in case involving South Korean pharmaceutical companies and Irvine-based Allergan Aesthetics

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Metronom Health of Laguna Hills raised a $22 million Series D round of financing last month, bringing its total funds to nearly $50 million since its 2010 inception.

Edwards Lifesciences Outlines Growth Plans in 2021

TAVR Rebound; R&D Investments to Continue

Edwards Lifesciences Corp., the highest valued publicly traded company based in Orange County, expects to leave behind the worst effects of the pandemic in 2021.

AIVITA Biomedical Closes $25M Round

HEALTHCARE: Proceeds for vaccine trials; skincare line

AIVITA Biomedical Inc. is charging into the New Year with all cylinders firing.

Midday Stock Roundup

Clean Energy, Veritone soar in midday trading

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Masimo's Moment

Joe Kiani's Big Pivot Helps Fight Coronavirus, Boosts Device Maker’s Value

Joe Kiani, founder and CEO of medical device giant Masimo, is forecasting a 21% sales jump to $1.13 billion— or almost $200 million more than last year

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Gillman Turned UCI ‘On a Dime’

EDUCATION: Pandemic forces changes on ‘city’ of 60K

It’s clear that the University of California-Irvine didn’t sit the pandemic out.

Surfline Catches $30M in Funds, New CEO

SPORTS: Surf report has 3 million annual users

Huntington Beach-based firm Surfline kicks the new year off with new CEO and $30M in fresh funds

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