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Sept 9 22 – The Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Verily Raises $1B; Web3’s Mysten Labs Locks Up Huge Round

From Crunchbase News This is a weekly feature that runs down the week’s top 10 funding rounds in the U.S. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here. August was slow, but if the first full week of September is a harbinger, things may be picking up. Several U.S.-based startups saw large rounds this week, with[…]

How fintechs are responding to their falling valuations

From American Banker: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Payment companies have not been immune from the correction that has hit the stock market and privately held companies across almost all industries. The run-up in investments, high valuations and initial public offerings that followed the increase in digital payments in the pandemic’s early stage is now correcting. That decline is being[…]

Venture Investors Put Billions Into Nuclear Fusion And Fission Projects

From Crunchbase: Nuclear power is having a big year for venture funding, and it’s not just fusion startups that are attracting capital. A Crunchbase analysis of investment in nuclear projects shows companies pursuing both fission- and fusion-powered technologies have racked up huge rounds of late. Collectively, they’ve pulled in over $3.4 billion this past year.[…]

Faux ‘Steak’ On Menu For Meati Foods With $150M Raise

From Crunchbase: Alternative-meat startups have brought us burgers, nuggets and sausage. Now, steak is on the menu. Meati Foods, a food tech startup providing plant-based meat, announced Tuesday it raised $150 million in Series C funding led by Revolution Growth with participation from Grosvenor Food & AgTech and Chipotle Mexican Grill’s venture fund Cultivate Next. According to Crunchbase data, this[…]

Elasticity of Private Markets

PreIPOSwap.com – New York 6/8/2022 — Startups are going public much later, in fact there are more than 1,000 companies with a valuation of $1 Billion or more, according to research firm CB Insights[i].  Public markets have seen arguably one of the worst sell off’s in market history, depending on how you look at it. […]

HilleVax prices IPO at $17 per share, debuts today

By Niloofer Shaikh,   HilleVax (HLVX) has priced its upsized initial public offering of 11.765M shares of common stock at $17.00 per share, for gross proceeds of approximately $200M. The offering was upsized from $10.3M shares to 11.765M shares and priced within the estimated range of $16 and $18 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on[…]

Hong Kong-based Magic Empire Global Limited files and sets terms for a $23 million US IPO

By Renaissance Capital, Magic Empire Global Limited, a Hong Kong-based provider of financial advisory and underwriting services, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $23 million in an initial public offering. The company plans to raise $23 million by offering 5 million shares at a price range of $4 to $5. At[…]

Biotech SPAC Bellevue Life Sciences Acquisition files for a $60 million IPO

By Renaissance Capital, Bellevue Life Sciences Acquisition, a blank check company backed by Bellevue Capital Management targeting the biotech sector, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $60 million in an initial public offering. The Bellevue, WA-based company plans to raise $60 million by offering 6 million units at $10. Each unit[…]

US IPO Week Ahead: Bausch + Lomb plans the second largest IPO of 2022

By Renaissance Capital, In what would be the second largest IPO of the year, eyecare company Bausch + Lomb (BLCO) is scheduled to debut in the week ahead. Some small issuers and SPACs may also price during the week. Planning to dual list on the NYSE and the TSX, Bausch Health spin-off Bausch + Lomb (BLCO) is expected to[…]

All eyes on me: Leading eyecare company Bausch + Lomb sets terms for $788 million dual listing in the US and Canada

By Renaissance Capital, Bausch + Lomb, a leading supplier of contact lenses and eyecare products, announced terms for its IPO on Thursday. The company plans to dual list on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Vaughan, Canada-based company plans to raise $788 million by offering 35 million shares (100% secondary) at a price range of $21 to[…]