Turnaround firm completes buy of Tucson-based SynCardia / Arizona Daily Star
A private equity firm said it has completed its purchase of Tucson-based artificial heart maker SynCardia Systems in a bankruptcy sale and pledged to back the growth of the company, which will remain headquartered in Tucson.
SenesTech seeks to raise $30 million via IPO / MarketWatch
Flagstaff-based SenesTech, which has developed an innovative technology for managing animal populations by fertility control, is seeking to raise around $30 million via an initial public offering.
Mesa business accelerator LaunchPoint is getting a second shot at success with a new downtown location and revised mission open to startups, more established companies, and entrepreneurs.
8 Arizona startups selected to compete for $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case / Phoenix Business Journal
Eight Arizona startups, including three bioscience companies, have been chosen to compete in the Rise of the Rest pitch competition with the chance to win a $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case.
Tucson-based accelerator attracting LatAm startups to create local jobs / Nearshore Americas
Startup Tucson, which supports the growth of entrepreneurs and innovators, is being funded by a $50,000 federal grant to help Latin American entrepreneurs set up operations in Tucson.
Greater Phoenix Chamber readies for Arizona Bioscience Week / Arizona Business Daily
In recognition of Arizona Bioscience Week, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce issued a statement celebrating many of the area’s achievements in the field including precision medicine, growing companies, and innovative learning environments.
Arizona SciTech Festival Executive Director Jeremy Babendure talks about what is new for the upcoming annual festival.