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A company that calls itself the "Flatiron Health of rare diseases" and is backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos just raised $3 million

RDMD RDMD is a platform for data sharing between patients with rare diseases, doctors, and researchers. The company announced on Monday it har raised $3 million in seed funding led by Lux Capital and Village Global, whose .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2018

Bill Gates just furthered his Alzheimer"s Disease advocacy with a $30 million push to encourage early diagnostics for the illness

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Microsoft cofounder and Estee Lauder chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder said they will donate $30 million over three years to promote the development of new tests that can .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Bill Gates and a group of investors are backing a $30 million "venture philanthropy" fund to tackle Alzheimer"s

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Bill Gates is taking on Alzheimer's disease.  Along with a group of philanthropists, Gates is sinking $30 million into the Diagnostics Accelerator.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

The 10 Most Expensive US Neighborhoods

On average, the most expensive places in the world to live are Monaco, Singapore, and New York City. But you know what they say about averages: if you and Bill Gates (net worth of about $92 billion)........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 1st, 2018

Bill Gates tried to poach the CEO of $700 million Duolingo, and they still keep in touch — here"s what they talk about

John Lamparski/Getty Images; Chantal Heijnen for Duolingo; Shayanne Gal for Busi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2018

Bill and Melinda Gates are giving $4 million to help scientists engineer a malaria-killing mosquito — here’s how it could work

Thomson Reuters The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with mosquito engineering company Oxitec to develop a male mosquito designed to kill off future generations of malaria-transmitting bugs. The genetic engineering techniq.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Epcor Water customers" bills to be reduced beginning in July

Epcor Water customers will receive more than $1.1 million in federal corporate tax cut savings, reducing their monthly wastewater bill beginning in July. The Arizona Corporation Commission approved EPCOR’s request to refund the money Tuesday. The savi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2018

Deadly Chinese Fentanyl Is Creating a New Era of Drug Kingpins

“Fentanyl is a smuggler’s dream." Outside the gates of a residential complex called Oak Bay, a construction frenzy tears up the central Chinese city of Wuhan, a metropolis of 11 million racing to catch up with Beijing and S.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2018

ASU Mesa campus deal approved

Arizona State University is coming to downtown Mesa. The Mesa City Council Monday night approved a 90-year deal with ASU for a downtown campus, according to the Arizona Republic. That means Mesa now will pay nearly $64 million to construct a buil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Sears borrows $186 million from funds tied to CEO, Bill Gates to pay off debt

Sears is borrowing another $186 million from familiar.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 4th, 2018

Boston nonprofit tackling "superbugs" gets $52M from Gates foundation, U.K.

An accelerator program based at Boston University that funds the development of potential life-saving antibacterial drugs will receive up to $52 million from the U.K. government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The public-private partnership, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Comstock got paid. The split of Ashburn"s Loudoun Station from Gramercy District is complete.

The master developer behind the planned Gramercy District smart city in Ashburn can advance the project now that a big bill owed to the previous developer has been paid in full. As we reported in late April, Comstock Loudoun Station, an affiliate .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

Bill Gates revealed a scary simulation that shows how a deadly flu could kill more than 30 million people within 6 months

YouTube/GatesFoundation/Institute of Disease Modeling A century ago, the 1918 influenza pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2018

De Blasio tries to justify sinking another $300 million into ferries

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday a rising tide is lifting his boats—and threw water on the City Council's call for subsidizing subway fares. The mayor announced that his administration now... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2018

City to spend $300 million on ferries as rider forecast doubles

As many as 9 million people could be using ferries to get around New York City by 2023, double initial projections, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. To meet that demand, the city is investing $300 million... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2018

Bill Gates: Pandemic Disease Threat Could Kill 30 Million People in Just 6 Months

Gates compared the risk of a pandemic disease outbreak to the challenges of preparing for a massive war......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 28th, 2018

Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

Jack Taylor/Getty Images) The next deadly disease that wi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2018

Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it like we do for war

Jack Taylor/Getty Images) The next deadl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2018

City to MTA: You got your money—now give us answers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson want a return on their $418 million investment in the subways: progress updates from Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 25th, 2018

$56 million deal: Inovio secures Coalition funding for vaccine candidates

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) – a public-private partnership funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — has agreed to provide up to $56 million to Inovio Pharmaceuticals. The funds will support the Plymout.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018