Tuesday Aug 26
Sramana Mitra on Strategy
Airbnb's Valuation Soars Despite Legal Hurdles
Airbnb's Financials Airbnb now boasts of listings that are doubling each year to 600,000 listings spread across 200 countries.
Seattle biotech startup raises more than $2M, hopes to soon begin human trials
Immusoft founder Matthew Scholz said the company will use its newest round of funding to scale up research and potentially begin trials with human subjects.
In Latest Health Play, Founders Fund Bets Software Can Lower Self-Insurance Costs
A new San Mateo, Calif., company wants to make it cheaper and easier for small firms to tap into the savings of self-funded health insurance.
Transatomic Power Receives Seed Funding From Founders Fund Science
From the article: "The Founders Fund is the firm behind some of the more successful Internet startups out there including Facebook, Yammer and Spotify, but also some science-focused companies such as Climate Corporation, Space-X and satellite startup Planet Labs.
Practice Fusion scoops up Telemedicine startup Ringadoc
Electronic medical records management company Practice Fusion announced it has acquired Ringadoc for an undisclosed amount.
Going Nuclear! Founders Fund Plugs $2 Million Into Transatomic.
Founders Fund has made its first investment through FF Science, its new allocation for early-stage science ventures, putting $2 million into Transatomic Power .