BOCA RATON - OpenPeak Inc., a leading provider of multimedia touch-screen devices and device management platforms, announced today that the company has secured an additional $52 million of financing from existing investors and Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment organization.
PALM BEACH GARDENS - AccuDial Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that their initial financing, a private placement for four million shares at $1 per share, has been successfully closed. This funding round was accomplished entirely by AccuDial's management team and board of directors without any institutional involvement.
ALACHUA – Over 500 biotechnology professionals, university employees and public officials – a record turnout – gathered on May 13 at RTI Biologics campus in Progress Corporate Park for BioFlorida’s 7th Annual Celebration of Biotechnology. Attendees saw the latest products and services from over 70 biotech industry exhibitors, heard presentations from seven local CEO’s, and learned about educational and job opportunities in the area.
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Venture Capital Association today expressed profound disappointment and serious concern surrounding the House of Representatives’ extremely narrow passage of H.R. 4213, a bill which doubles the taxes on venture capitalists who work with start-up companies in order to pay for temporary, large corporate tax extensions. Specifically, a provision in the bill changes the tax status of venture capital carried interest from capital gains to an ordinary income/capital gains blend, which effectively removes any meaningful tax incentive for long term investment in new companies.
MELBOURNE - Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CapRock Communications, a global provider of mission-critical managed satellite communications solutions for the energy, government and maritime industries.
TAMPA - Looking to answer questions such as “Where will the jobs of the future come from?”, the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and the Tampa Bay Partnership were recently awarded a $540,100 grant by the Economic Development Administration to administer a targeted industry cluster study and a workforce skills gap study.