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64x Bio Lands $55 Million Series A

SAN FRANCISCO — 64x Bio, a synthetic biology company, has closed a $55 million Series A financing round to fund the expansion of its VectorSelect platform, a novel cell line engineering technology which has the potential to revolutionize the economics and accessibility of gene therapy. The Series A financing was led by Lifeforce Capital, with […]

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Phantom Auto Brings In $42 Million Investment

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — Phantom Auto, a provider of remote operation software for logistics vehicles, has raised a strategic investment of $42 million led by ArcBest, a multi-billion dollar freight and logistics service provider, and NFI, one of the largest third-party logistics providers in North America. ArcBest and NFI have signed commercial agreements to deploy thousands […]

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Dragoneer Leads $235 Million Financing in Lyra Health

BURLINGAME — Lyra Health, a provider of Workforce Mental Health solutions for employers, has completed a $235 million financing. Dragoneer led the round and was joined by new investor Salesforce Ventures along with existing investor Coatue. With the new funding, Lyra will accelerate its delivery of comprehensive, evidence-based, culturally responsive mental health care benefits for employees and […]

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SoFi Technologies Gets Approval for National Bank

SAN FRANCISCO — SoFi Technologies, the digital personal finance company, has been approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve to become a Bank Holding Company through its proposed acquisition of Golden Pacific Bancorp. SoFi will operate its bank subsidiary as SoFi Bank, National Association. SoFi expects the […]

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Instacart Adds Ready to Eat Meals

SAN FRANCISCO – For those of you not interested in making your own meals, Instacart, the leading online grocery delivery service, has launched Ready Meals directly from supermarkets. Ready Meals provides fresh, healthy and cost-effective alternatives to restaurant takeout from customers’ favorite grocers. With Ready Meals, consumers nationwide can now take a break from cooking […]

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Subway Introduces Two New Sandwiches

A new year means new subs from Subway. The world’s largest sandwich chain —  with nearly 40,000 restaurants in 100 countries — is debuting two brand new subs alongside the return of five fan-favorite menu items, back by popular demand. Brand New SandwichesSubway’s two newest subs include: Baja Turkey Avocado: This sub combines fresh flavors […]

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Verana Health Secures $150 Million Series E

SAN FRANCISCO — Verana Health, a digital health company that quality drug lifecycle and medical practice insights from a real-world data network, has landed a $150 million Series E funding round led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. (JJDC) and Novo Growth, the growth-stage investment arm of Novo Holdings. Existing Verana Health investors GV (formerly […]