Real Startups Never, Ever Discount Their Prices
APRIL 13, 2015
Avoid a simple pricing mistake which could sink your startup. A version of this article previously appeared in the Wall Street Journal.
BlackLine Software Prices IPO
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Woodland Hills-based BlackLine Software , the developer of accounting and financial close software, has priced its IPO, saying late Thursday evening that it will sell 8,600,000 shares of its common stock at $17.00 per share. BlackLine priced at the high range of an already increased estimated IPO range, which was set to $16.00 to $17.00
How Doctors Think About Drug Prices
OCTOBER 11, 2016
There are a lot of factors involved in drug pricing that don’t enter my head when I’m seeing a patient. This is not a drug pricing problem.
How to Lower Drug Prices, Improve Care, and Save Pharma
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
I recently received a note from a longtime friend who questioned me on the issue of pharma pricing.
Startup Pricing: Are You Selling A Giffen Product?
JANUARY 5, 2015
Watch this 93-second clip and see if you can identify the pricing pitfall addressed in this humorous snippet. Price ? Price = Value.
MINDBODY Prices IPO, Starts Trading Today
JUNE 19, 2015
San Luis Obispo-based MINDBODY priced its IPO last night at $14.00 per share, at the midpoint of its initial estimated trading range of $13.00 to $15.00 per share. MINDBODY said it will sell 7,150,000 shares of its common stock, and will begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market this morning as MB. READ MORE>>.
Despite Low Crop Prices, Corporate and VC Agtech Investments Soar
OCTOBER 27, 2016
The increase in dollars flowing to agtech comes despite commodity prices that are down 65 percent from their 2013 peak, the report says.
Biogen Sets $750,000 Initial Price For First-Ever Spinal Atrophy Drug
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB ) this morning disclosed that it has set a list price of $125,000 per injection for nusinersen, its injectable drug for SMA.
Bio Roundup: CRISPR Drama, Marathon and PhRMA, the Price of Vision & More
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
News may be coming out of Washington, DC, at a breakneck pace, but concrete plans regarding the future of the nation’s healthcare system, the FDA, and the pharmaceutical industry have been much slower to materialize. Meanwhile, plans to replace. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.
ClearBook.com Takes On Used Car Pricing
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Santa Monica-based TrueCar , the automotive pricing startup run by Scott Painter, is launching a new site today focused on used car pricing. The new site ClearBook.com , offers us a used car vehicle index, aggregating used car marketplace sales to provide pricing guidance for consumers and dealers. READ MORE>>.
Bio Roundup: Tom Price, Patient Conflicts, Orphan Games & More
JANUARY 20, 2017
Trump’s nominee to run the $1 trillion Health and Human Services Department, Tom Price, answered—or didn’t answer—many of those questions in a Senate hearing Wednesday. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.
Ceres Prices IPO
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
The firm will start trading today on the NASDAQ Global Market as CERE. The IPO was underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & CO., READ MORE>>.
Elon Musk's SolarCity Sets IPO Pricing Range
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
SolarCity said Tuesday in a filing with the SEC that it is estimating its initial IPO price per share at between $13.00 and $15.00. However, it looks like Musk is not just happy with those successes, but is hoping to score another win before the end of the year: the IPO of one of his other companies--solar power financing firm SolarCity.
Watching for NIH Innovation in 2017—and Drug Pricing, Trade Deals
JANUARY 2, 2017
With the inauguration of Donald Trump as president on January 20th, the editors asked some of our Xconomists to offer their thoughts on “How could the incoming administration significantly affect your industry?” That being said, here’s what I’ll be keeping an eye on in Washington in 2017. Overall, the bill will. Food and Drug Administration
Notes From The JPM ’17 Vortex: Trump, Rainstorms & The Price You Pay
JANUARY 13, 2017
The incoming party-pooper-in-chief, Donald Trump, said during his first press conference Wednesday that drug companies are “ getting away with murder ” and he’d work to rein in prices and other practices. You could hear the needle screeeeeeeeching across the vinyl. Good thing it came Wednesday; Tuesday is the.
The Price of Growth: Founders’ Dilution
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Founders of a company considering the various available fundraising options often ask the challenging question: Why take venture capital money, which may significantly dilute the founders and might result in a loss of control of the company? Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.
SaaS Subcriptions Are Great – TranSaaSional Pricing Is Better
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
However, such price increases generally occur after new utility has been provided to the customers. hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging.
Trump Team Outlines Healthcare Agenda—No Mention of Drug Prices
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
There is no mention of drug pricing or what the administration might do about frequent price increases, such as Mylan’s EpiPen practice, that critics say are unsubstantiated and unethical. It doesn’t necessarily allude to drug-price negotiation. Health savings accounts will be part of the mix, the site says.
Zoovy Launches Amazon Automatic Pricing Tool
MAY 5, 2011
Carlsbad-based Zoovy , the e-commerce software firm run by Brian Horakh, said this week that it has launched a new Amazon Repricing Engine, a software tool which helps e-commerce retailers automatically raise or lower their product pricing on Amazon.com, based on their competitor's prices. The new tools is free to current Zoovy users.
Should Investors in the Same Round of Financing Ever Get Different Prices?
Both Sides of the Table
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
recently wrote about my views that startups rounds should be priced. Price the round. You can do it with equity & a price.
Make It Work Swizzles Pricing
APRIL 2, 2012
Santa Barbara-based Make It Work , the on site technical support and computer repair service headed by Eric Greenspan, said Monday that it has switched its services to a new fixed-price, per-service model. The firm also will offer specific service add-ons like application installs and other help at $35. READ MORE>>.
Pharmaceutical Price Controls Might Be Closer Than You Think
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
That dependence on price increases won’t change any time soon. Clinton proposes to combat “unjustified price hikes.” million Euros ($1.4
Coda Automotive Drops Sedan Pricing
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Los Angeles-based CODA Automotive , the electric car startup developing sedans, has dropped the price on its Coda sedan to $39,900. The price drop is $5,000 below the firm's earlier announced pricing of $44,900 for the auto. The pricing move was first noted by GigaOm. READ MORE>>.
Bio Roundup: Drug Pricing, Cystic Fibrosis Showdown, Myovant & More
OCTOBER 28, 2016
THIS WEEK IN DRUG PRICING…. —A coalition of investors pressed drug makers to justify price increases. The group filed shareholder resolutions with 11 companies and cited a Kaiser Family Foundation poll that cited Americans’ concerns over drug prices. Those headlines and much more below. TOP STORY. AND DUCHENNE.
ShopWiki Launches Barcode Scanning, Price Comparison App
OCTOBER 12, 2012
The site--which is owned by Los Angeles-based Oversee.net --said the barcode app lets users check online prices while shopping at brick and mortar retail stores. The app allows users to scan the UPC for a product, and then instantly see competitive pricing from online retailers. READ MORE>>.
Boingo Wireless Sets IPO Pricing Range
APRIL 14, 2011
Boingo has applied to list on the NASDAQ Global Market as WIFI. Sky Dayton, the firm's Chairman and founder, owns around 15.14 percent of the company.
Boingo Wireless Prices IPO, To Trade Wednesday
MAY 3, 2011
Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless , the operator of a international network of Wi-Fi hotspots, has priced its IPO. READ MORE>>.
Business Leaders Talk Trump’s Impact on Visas, Drug Pricing, Insurance
JANUARY 20, 2017
Perhaps you’ve heard about the inauguration of one Donald J. Trump. Nelsen is based in Seattle). Bob Nelsen Nelsen : Biggest fear is accidental.
Audentes Prices $75M IPO As Gene Therapy Eyes First U.S. Approval
JULY 20, 2016
As the possibility of the first ever gene therapy approval in the U.S. draws closer, more gene therapy players are entering the public markets.
Demand Media Sets IPO Pricing Range
JANUARY 12, 2011
demand media merger acquisition pricingSanta Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, said today in an S-1 filing that it expects its IPO to be between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. Demand Media runs such sites as LiveStrong and eHow, along with a network of other media and content focused sites.
Ceres Sets IPO Pricing Range
JANUARY 25, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Ceres , the developer of seeds to supply the bioenergy and biofuels feedstock business, has set its initial pricing range for its IPO, according to a filing from the company this morning. Ceres said it now expects its IPO to price at between $21.00 and $23.00 per share, raising up to $132.25M for the company.
On Front Lines Of Price Dispute, Eye Doctors Wary of New Drug Data
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Drugs that treat a form of vision loss known as age related macular degeneration aren’t just big business. The spotlight could soon grow brighter.
Dems Grill HHS Nominee Price About Trump Comments, Stock Holdings
JANUARY 18, 2017
Tom Price, the man who could oversee an overhaul of the U.S. [Note: This report was co-authored by deputy biotech editor Ben Fidler.] With the.
Demand Media Prices IPO, Begins Trading Today
JANUARY 26, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said late Tuesday evening that it has priced its IPO, as well as increased its IPO offering size, and will sell 8,900,000 shares of its common stock at $17.00 per share. The firm will begin trading today on the New York Stock Exchange as "DMD". The IPO was underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., READ MORE>>.
You name the price; I’ll name the terms.
JANUARY 26, 2017
And how about a product purchase where you cannot come to a successful negotiated price with your supplier? It’s an easy rule to remember.
Savings.com Pinpoints Holiday Deal Days, Rolls Pricing Tool
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
In a related move, Savings.com also released a new price search tool called PriceJump , which it says will help consumers find the best price online for any product. Looking for a deal this year on holiday gifts? million deals during the 2009 to 2013 period. READ MORE>>.
Helping Consumers Name Their Own Price For Products, With Greentoe
MAY 28, 2013
In real life, you can just about bargain a price for anything you want to buy--a car, a house, even that new stereo from your local electronics store.
Ceres Cuts IPO Pricing Range
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
In an updated S-1, Ceres now estimates that it will price at between $16.00 and $17.00 per share. READ MORE>>.
How ZendyHealth Is Adding Price Transparency To Healthcare
DECEMBER 18, 2015
It's an on-demand, name your own price service. What we have now, is ZendyHealth, which lets you pick your own price for health care services.
At Allergan And Other Pharmas, Price Transparency Has Limits
JANUARY 11, 2017
The first test of pharmaceutical giant Allergan’s promise to behave responsibly came last week. ” In an interview at the annual J.P.