Friday, August 18, 2017

Need a job candidate? This S. Fla. company will use software by eHarmony

Boca Raton-based Candidate.Guru has acquired Elevated Careers, a software developed by online dating giant eHarmony that helps companies hire candidates based on culture fit. Like Elevated Careers, Candidate.Guru also aims to eliminate...

Miami-based fintech startup Dvdendo attracts $1.5 million in funding

A Miami-based  startup that helps people make investments has landed an investment of its own. Dvdendo has attracted $1.5 million in seed funding round led by Ideas & Capital Fund and including...

JetSmarter raises its first round of institutional capital

Private jet chartering startup JetSmarter Inc. has raised a fresh round of capital led by a California firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Fort Lauderdale-based JetSmarter connects users of its online platform...

SoftBank invests $1 billion in sports e-commerce firm Fanatics

SoftBank Group Corp is investing $1 billion in Fanatics Inc as a part of a funding round that values the sports e-commerce company at $4.5 billion, according to sources familiar with...

Miami travel-tech startup grows to 150 employees, sets sights on Asia

With just 15 portfolio properties and one employee in 2009, entrepreneur Parker Stanberry started Oasis, a curated marketplace of private homes offering upscale travel accommodations. Today, Miami-based Oasis offers 2,400 properties...

Travel-tech company Oasis sets its sights on Asia, with new funding from Hyatt

With just 15 portfolio properties  in 2009, entrepreneur Parker Stanberry started Oasis, a curated marketplace of private homes offering upscale travel accommodations. Today, Miami-based Oasis offers 2,400 properties in 22 markets...

Billionaire biotech executive invests in competing firm

Opko Health CEO Phillip Frost participated in a recent fundraising round for Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in creating treatments for a rare segment of genetic diseases. Frost participated in the $38 million...

Two more pet food companies sever ties with Chewy.com

Two more pet food producers have severed ties with Dania Beach-based online pet supplier Chewy.com, Fromm Family Foods, based in Mequon, Wisconsin, and Champion PetFoods, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, released statements last...

Miramar cancer drug developer merges with California firm in deal exceeding $1 billion

Miramar-based Altor BioScience Corp., which is developing treatments to combat cancer and infectious diseases, has merged with a California biotech in a deal valued at more than $1 billion, Altor’s founder...

Express Scripts discloses purchase price for myMatrixx

Express Scripts Holding Co. paid $250 million for myMatrixx, a Tampa-based workers’ compensation pharmacy benefits firm. Express Scripts (NYSE: ESRX), did not disclose the purchase price when it bought myMatrixx in May,...
- Advertisement -