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IDEXX reports Q2 growth in revenue, earnings, and raises guidance

Westbrook-based IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: IDXX) on Friday morning reported revenue of $826 million during the year’s second quarter, an increase over the same period in 2020 of 30% on a reported basis and 26% organically. IDEXX, which makes veterinary diagnostic tools and practice software as well as water microbiology tests, reported earnings per share [...]

2021-08-24T16:01:11+00:00July 30th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Portland-based MedRhythms gets $25M in latest venture funding round

MedRhythms Inc., a Portland-based digital health startup that uses sensors, software and music to help restore nervous system functioning and walking ability, has obtained $25 million in Series B venture capital funding. The company on Wednesday said it will use the money to expand its team and operations. The financing was co-led by Morningside Ventures [...]

2021-08-11T19:25:20+00:00July 29th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Building Business: Sun Life, Covetrus buildings coming together

Portland’s East End has wasted no time in its transformation. It’s been said that when Shipyard Brewing Co. moved into a vacant factory building on India Street in 1994, the company filled a fleet of Dumpsters. In these cases, it’s ground-up construction. Now, Allied-Cook Construction is showing momentum on a project that will house the headquarters of animal [...]

2021-08-11T19:29:14+00:00July 26th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Brunswick Landing’s TechPlace gets $803K for manufacturing, creating 20 jobs

Anew investment of $803,000 in federal, state and local funds for infrastructure improvements at TechPlace, the manufacturing center at Brunswick Landing, is expected to create 20 jobs, retain another 120 and generate $3.5 million in private investment. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration touted those benefits Thursday when it announced a grant award of $642,500 [...]

2021-08-11T19:30:33+00:00July 23rd, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Covetrus names new chief accounting officer to succeed Laura Phillips

Portland-based Covetrus Inc. (Nasdaq: CVET), which has changed up and expanded its C-suite since launching two years ago, has named a new chief accounting officer. Drew Coxhead will become CAO, vice president and corporate controller on Aug. 16, succeeding Laura Phillips, who is retiring from Covetrus, the company said in a news release Thursday. Coxhead will [...]

2021-08-11T19:26:46+00:00July 23rd, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Here’s how Maine ranks as place to start a business

When it comes to starting a business, Maine gets strong marks in a state ranking released Tuesday by personal finance website WalletHub. Maine came in at No. 13 in the nationwide comparison. Texas topped the list, followed by Georgia, California, Florida and Idaho. New Jersey came in last at No. 50 overall and with the highest business [...]

2021-07-22T19:14:01+00:00July 21st, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

JAX receives $1M from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research

Funds will support research into immunotherapy response rates and side effects Immunotherapy can be a crucial tool for patients undergoing cancer treatment, vastly improving outcomes for many whose conditions would otherwise be fatal. Unfortunately a subset of these patients develop toxic autoimmune side effects to immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) treatment. If we could predict those [...]

2021-07-22T19:12:57+00:00July 20th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Vertical Harvest, MedRhythms get FAME financing to advance growth plans

The Finance Authority of Maine has approved a total of nearly $50 million in financing for two startups — Vertical Harvest L3C, which plans to launch a hydroponic greenhouse in Westbrook, and a Portland provider of "digital therapeutics," MedRhythms Inc. Vertical Harvest will receive $45 million in conduit bond financing. The company plans to produce over 1 million [...]

2021-07-22T19:10:46+00:00July 19th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Bigelow Lab leads project to connect deep-sea research worldwide

Two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by deep ocean seafloor, but little is known about the ecosystem and its ability to withstand human impacts. The Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay aims to create a global network of deep-sea stakeholders that will allow them to share their knowledge and inform decision-making about new industrial [...]

2021-07-22T19:09:34+00:00July 15th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments

Maine tech startup completes $2M financing round, looks to hire

RockStep Solutions, a Portland software developer for the life sciences industry, has closed on a $2 million round of equity financing and expects to double its 13 staff by April. The company announced the funding in a news release Monday, but did not disclose details about the investment. Hiring and refining the company’s product are [...]

2021-07-22T19:08:14+00:00July 13th, 2021|NEWS|0 Comments
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