Oil Price Drop Hits Businesses

L.A. Business Journal

The sudden collapse in oil prices has roiled the local oil industry, prompting producers to start shutting down wells, oil well service companies to lay off staff and refineries to reduce operations

My First Book – Pricing Your Practice by Eric Greenspan

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Pricing. In particular, it’s about pricing for service providers namely accountants, bookkeepers and business owners. The post My First Book – Pricing Your Practice by Eric Greenspan appeared first on Eric Greenspan. Woke up and there it was, my book cover.

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Avidity Biosciences Prices IPO

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San Diego-based Avidity Bio , a biopharmaceuticals company working on oligonucleotide-based therapies, priced its IPO last night, saying that it will offer up 14,400,000 shares of its common stock at $18.00 The company priced above its initial estimated offering range of $14.00 per share. to $16.00 per share. The company said it will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Market today, June 12th, under the ticker symbol RNA.

Beyond Meat prices its public offering

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Beyond Meat , the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has priced its initial public offering.

Wix Announces Half Price Flash Sale

Tech.Co

Wix has announced a limited-time half price sale on its website builder plans, with a 50% off deal beginning today and ending on Wednesday. The half price sale is open to new users and anyone currently using Wix's free plan. Price with saving.

Medata Launches New Medical Pricing Tool

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Irvine-based Medata , which develops bill review software for group health, workers' compensation and auto liability companies, says it has rolled out a new tool for medical services pricing called Lookup. medata medical pricing software group health healthcare

Can you defend your pricing niche against your competition?

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There can be nothing more important in your business planning that selecting the proper pricing niche, making your story clear using that niche, and the defending your position against the competition. They are: Price. The danger of competing on price.

HyreCar Announces Pricing of Second Stock Offering

L.A. Business Journal

Downtown-based digital car-sharing marketplace HyreCar Inc. announced July 19 it will sell an additional 3.5 million shares to raise capital to expand its staff and technology offerings

You name the price; I’ll name the terms.

Berkonomics

Satisfy the seller’s need to claim a higher sales price victory by moving a substantial part of the price into a future earn–out, or using the target company’s own cash to pay part of the price, or asking the seller to finance a significant piece of the sale.

Hulu Drops Pricing On Streaming TV

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Los Angeles-based Hulu said on Wednesday that it is dropping the pricing on its ad-supported service, Hulu Originals, and will offer up the service for only $5.99 The new pricing--which goes into effect in February--is a drop from the service's current price of $7.99 The price drop comes at the same time as competitor Netflix has increased its streaming content pricing. hulu pricing streaming content hollywood television netflix

Beyond Meat Sets IPO Pricing Range

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Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat , which develops plant-based meat products, which look and taste like real meat, has set its IPO pricing range, as its preps to go public. According to Beyond Meat, it expects an initial offering price of between $19.00 beyond meat pricing merger acquisition bynd vegetarian veggie burger food consumer exit

Hulu Hiking Live TV Prices By 20 Percent

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Los Angeles-base streaming television service Hulu announced on Friday that it is upping the price of its Hulu with Live TV service to $54.99, up from $44.99, in what is a fairly significant bump in its subscription rate. The price hike will impact both new and existing subscribers to the service. According to Hulu, the price hike--which will begin December 18th, "better reflects the substantial value of Hulu + Live TV". hulu live television pricing content streaming movies

Drug Pricing: Innovation, Investment, and the Public Good

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The US biotech and life sciences industry has a long and proud history of driving medical innovations that have improved healthcare outcomes across a wide range of diseases and the overall quality of life for people worldwide.

Real Startups Never, Ever Discount Their Prices

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Avoid a simple pricing mistake which could sink your startup. Vendors often respond by discounting their prices at the 11th hour, in the hopes a lower price will spur a purchase. Protection – Consider offering “pricing protection” to users who are particularly price-conscious.

Uber Drivers In Southern California Now Can Set Their Own Price

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Uber said on Wednesday that drivers in Southern California and Sacramento are now allowed to set their own price, as part of an effort by the company to show that its drivers are independent contractors and not employees. The new pricing option is available to Uber drivers in Los Anegles, San Diego, Bakersfield, and other areas.

Sonos Bumps Pricing In Europe

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Santa Barbara-based whole home music system developer Sonos is significantly bumping up the prices of its system in Europe, the company said over the weekend, due to big changes in the U.S. According to Sonos, it has significantly increased its prices of products in Europe, because its existing pricing has "become unsustainable". Sonos outlined a long list of pricing increases , which it said will go into effect July 31st.

CrowdStrike Sets IPO Pricing Range

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CrowdStrike , the cybersecurity software developer which has a significant research and development presence in Irvine, has set its IPO pricing range, saying on Wednesday that it looking to sell 18,000,000 shares of its common stock at between $19.00

Odonate Therapeutics Prices IPO

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San Diego-based Odonate Therapeutics , a pharmaceuticals startup focused on chemotherapy drugs, has priced its IPO, saying on Wednesday afternoon that it has priced its IPO at $24.00 per share was on the low end of its initial estimated pricing range of $24.00 per share. The $24.00 to $27.00. The company is selling 6,250,000 shares of its common stock in the offering, which will raise $150M for the company.

Geni Swizzles Pricing Tiers

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Geni has been shuffling its various pricing tiers since August, when the firm started encouraging users to move off its free service to one of its paid tiers. geni family history tree genealogy membership pricing

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Scoutfit Takes On Pricing Alerts, Promotions

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Looking to score the best price on that gift for the holiday season? A new, Los Angeles startup, Scoutfit , said today that it has launched a new, online shopping service which helps users track discounts and get price alerts on items during the holiday.

Helping Consumers Name Their Own Price For Products, With Greentoe

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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. Joe Marrapodi: GreenToe is a name your own price marketplace for products.

NantHealth Sets IPO Pricing Range

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Culver City-based NantHealth , one of the startups out of billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks portfolio, has set its IPO pricing range at between $12.50 The next step in the IPO process is the company's roadshow to investors and actual pricing of an IPO. nanthealth nantworks merger acquisition pricing personalized medicine

Mobile Roadie Swizzles Pricing

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Mobile software developer Mobile Roadie looks to be in the midst of an interesting transition, saying late last week that it is increasing its pricing, to "more closely match the value we are able to offer." Details of those pricing changes were not announced by the company. Mobile Roadie did say it would not be changing pricing for existing customers of the product. mobile roadie pricing development

HyreCar Announces Pricing of Second Stock Offering

L.A. Business Journal

Downtown-based digital car-sharing marketplace HyreCar Inc. announced July 19 it will sell an additional 3.5 million shares to raise capital to expand its staff and technology offerings

Senators Grill Pharmacy Benefit Execs About Skyrocketing Drug Prices

Xconomy

Executives from five of the companies that negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers testified Tuesday before the Senate finance committee. These companies, known as pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), negotiate prices with drug companies, using access as leverage.

Ambrx Sets IPO Pricing Range

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La Jolla-based biopharmaceuticals developer Ambrx has set its initial estimated pricing range for its IPO, saying in a filing this morning that it expects to price its IPO at between $12.00 ambrx pricing merger acquisition nasdaq ambx exit biotech lifescience biopharma biopharmaceuticals protein antibody

BlackLine Software Prices IPO

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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 BlackLine priced at the high range of an already increased estimated IPO range, which was set to $16.00

Tocagen Sets IPO Pricing Range

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San Diego-based Tocagen , a clinical stage gene therapy company aiming at treating cancer, has set the pricing range for its IPO. The company said in a filing that it expects to offer 7,250,000 shares of its common stock at between $10.00 and $12.00 per share. The company has applied to list as TOCA on the NASDAQ Global Market. Tocagen's IPO is being underwritten by Leerink Partners, Evercore ISI, and Stifel.

Obalon Sets IPO Pricing Range

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Carlsbad-based Obalon Therapeutics , which is developing a balloon-based medical device for assisting in weight loss, has set the estimated initial IPO pricing range for its public offering, saying it now expects an initial public offering at between $14.00 if it prices at the high end of its estimated range.

The Trade Desk Prices IPO, To Hit NASDAQ Today

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Ventura-based The Trade Desk , which operates an online advertising exchange, priced its IPO late Tuesday evening, saying that it will sell 4,666,677 shares of its Class A common stock at $18.00 The Trade Desk priced at the high end of an already increased estimated IPO range, which had been upped to between $16.00 trade desk pricing merger acquisition advertising exchange market marketplace accelerator incubator nasdaq global

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Prices IPO

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals , which develops therapies for treating glaucoma and other eye diseases, has priced its IPO, saying this morning that it is offering up 6,720,000 share os its common stock at $10.00

Ambit Biosciences Prices IPO

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San Diego-based Ambit Biosciences has priced its IPO, saying that it is offering up 8,125,000 shares of its common stock at $8.00 Ambit priced well below its estimated initial public offering range, which had been set at between $13.00

Nimble Cuts Pricing For Nonprofits

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contact track sales management relationship customer nonprofit pricing nimble Santa Monica-based customer relationship management (CRM) software developer Nimble is looking to bolster its customer base in the nonprofit sector, saying that it has started to offer a 30 percent discount on its service to nonprofits, for life.

Amazon Drops Price of Ring Doorbell

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didn’t waste any time dropping the price of Ring Inc.’s from the prior retail price of $149.99. Amazon.com Inc. s video doorbell to $99.99 The announcement came on April 12 at the same time Amazon and Ring officially closed the $1 billion acquisition

LeisureLink Rolls Out Pricing Tool

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Pasadena-based LeisureLink , a developer of distribution software for vacation rental, timeshare, and other specialty lodging providers, said today that it has launched a new product targeted at online rate pricing. Pricing of the new product was not announced.

Xencor Sets IPO Pricing

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Monrovia, California-based Xencor has set the initial offering price for its IPO, saying in a filing Thursday morning that it will offer up 10,700,000 shares of its common stock at $7.00 The IPO price is below its initial estimated offering price, which had been between $14.00 per share. The company plans to trade on the NASDAQ Global Market as XNCR. and $16.00 per share. Xencor is backed by MedImmune Ventures, HealthCare Ventures, and John R. Stafford, III.

ClearBook.com Takes On Used Car Pricing

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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. TrueCar said that ClearBook will provide price guidance based on used car years, make, model, mileage, and conditions. used truecar clearbook pricing prices

Rubicon Project Prices IPO

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Los Angeles-based online advertising technology provider Rubicon Project priced its IPO last night, saying that it is selling 6,770,995 shares of its common stock at $15.00 Rubicon Project priced at the lower end of its initial estimated IPO range, which was $15.00 per share. Rubicon Project will begin trading this morning, on the New York Stock Exchange as RUBI. to $17.00 per share. Rubicon Project is venture backed by Clearstone Ventures, News Corp., Mayfield, and others.

Ceres Prices IPO

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Thousand Oaks-based Ceres , the developer of specialized seeds for the biofuels market, has priced its IPO, saying that it will offer up 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at $13.00 per share IPO range, after seeing a delay of a week in the expected pricing by the firm.

Despite Pharma Ties, Some Patient Groups Protest High Drug Prices

Xconomy

For 20 years, Deborah Long (pictured) has been relying on powerful drugs to keep her multiple sclerosis in check. Her out-of-pocket costs were pretty reasonable until two years ago, she says, when she had to switch insurance companies. Her new insurer made her switch to a different drug, Copaxone.

TrueCar Prices IPO

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Santa Monica-based TrueCar has priced its IPO, saying last night that it will sell 7.8 The pricing was below the company''s earlier, estimated IPO range of $12.00 The company offers up online pricing of news cars as well as powers affiliate car buying programs. million shares of its stock at $9 per share. to $14.00 per share. The company raised around $71.1M in the IPO offering. TrueCar is trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market as TRUE.

Preccelerator Workshop: Priced to Grow - Building for Sustainable Growth

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 -- Preccelerator Workshop: Priced to Grow - Building for Sustainable Growth. Join our session to challenge perceptions of pricing - what it is and is not - and begin laying the groundwork to integrate pricing into your company's growth strategy that drives sustainable business goals.

TubeMogul Prices IPO

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TubeMogul , which develops software to help advertisers with their online video buying, priced its IPO last night, offering up 6,250,000 shares of its common stock at $7.00 per share. The company will starts trading this morning on the NASDAQ Global Select Market as TUBE. TubeMogul--which is based in Emeryville, but has a operations in Los Angeles--is backed by Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Northgate Capital.