CORALVILLE, Iowa, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VIDA Diagnostics, Inc. ("VIDA"), the leader in precision pulmonary informatics, announced the completion of a $5.1 million round of equity financing. The investment will fuel VIDA's growth with commercialization of its VIDA|visionTM pulmonary imaging software and associated Precision Services. Funding was led by Chartline Capital Partners. Rittenhouse Ventures, Next Level Ventures, Rural Vitality Fund II, Iowa Seed Fund, and Northern California Investment Fund also participated in the round.
CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) Whenever a story starts out with a reference to Mount Kilimanjaro, the story that follows never disappoints.
Four years after its launch, Higher Learning Technologies of Coralville has sharpened the process of mobile studying for critical exams.
"I was climbing Mt. Kilamanjaro and I saw that everyone there had smartphones and it made me realize that learning through these devices were much more than just learning through dental school or here in Eastern Iowa," said Alec Whitters.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and America's SBDC Iowa at the University of Iowa are hosting a free financing workshop for existing and start-up businesses from 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Bioventures Center, 2500 Crosspark Road, Coralville.
This free 90-minute workshop gives an overview of the financing programs and services available from the SBA and its resource partners to help entrepreneurs start and grow a small business.
September 20, 2016 – Washington, DC – Viewpoint Molecular Targeting, LLC founders met with Iowa legislators at the National Council on Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) National Demo Day. The purpose was to educate them on the key role university based biomedical startups play in creating high value jobs and in improving national economic and social competitiveness.
SantosHuman, Inc., a spinoff company that grew out of ongoing research at the University of Iowa, recently announced the release of a new plug-in module to its line of virtual human modeling and simulation software. Santos® Arm’s Force Field provides SantosHuman’s clients with the only existing way to access the most accurate, validated method to predict manual arm strength available today.
How are startups in the state competing with major metros when it comes to recruiting tech talent? It comes down to internships, building a better corporate culture and staying creative, the Des Moines Register reports. Companies like Des Moines-based payments provider Dwolla offer unlimited vacation and stock options, while Coralville-based app maker Higher Learning Technologies is focusing on bringing students into the development process, and building a fun and innovative culture.
Muscatine-based Stanley Consultants has expanded its presence in the Pacific Region with a new office in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The office will provide a central location to support clients and partners on projects in the Pacific, from Alaska to the Philippines, Australia and beyond, the firm said in a statement.
Immortagen Inc., a University of Iowa spinoff venture, announced it has completed its Series A equity financing.
Immortagen is a women's cancer company that is developing genetic analysis tools for personalized medicine. The proprietary tools will assist pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies in interpreting next-generation genetic data and guide clinical trial design and recruitment.