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Real Startups Never, Ever Discount Their Prices

InfoChachkie

Avoid a simple pricing mistake which could sink your startup. A version of this article previously appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

How Doctors Think About Drug Prices

Xconomy

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.

Snap Control Structure Could Hinder IPO Price

L.A. Business Journal

Concentration of voting shares with the co-founders could prove costly for Snap’s IPO

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Startup Pricing: Are You Selling A Giffen Product?

InfoChachkie

Watch this 93-second clip and see if you can identify the pricing pitfall addressed in this humorous snippet. Price ? Price = Value.

How to Lower Drug Prices, Improve Care, and Save Pharma

Xconomy

I recently received a note from a longtime friend who questioned me on the issue of pharma pricing.

Virgin America Adds Free Access to Lynda.com, Sets ViaSet WiFi Pricing

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Virgin America, which has been in early trials on the new high speed, satellite WiFi from ViaSat since July of last year, said it will also offer up free WiFi access for its Elevate Gold members, and pricing starting at $4.99 virgin america lynda viasat satellite linkedin wifi wireless pricing high speed inflight airlineREAD MORE>>.

Biogen Sets $750,000 Initial Price For First-Ever Spinal Atrophy Drug

Xconomy

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.

Geni Swizzles Pricing Tiers

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MINDBODY Prices IPO, Starts Trading Today

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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>>.

Bio Roundup: CRISPR Drama, Marathon and PhRMA, the Price of Vision & More

Xconomy

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.

Bio Roundup: Tom Price, Patient Conflicts, Orphan Games & More

Xconomy

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.

Snap Prices IPO, Debuts On NYSE Tomorrow

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has officially priced its IPO, saying on Wednesday afternoon that it will sell 200M shares of its common stock at $17.00 Snap's IPO priced above its initial estimated pricing range, which had been between $14.00 Venice, California-based Snap, Inc. per share. The IPO will raise $3.4 billion each. and $16.00 per share.

Watching for NIH Innovation in 2017—and Drug Pricing, Trade Deals

Xconomy

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

The Price of Growth: Founders’ Dilution

Xconomy

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

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However, such price increases generally occur after new utility has been provided to the customers. A hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging.

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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. READ MORE>>.

Notes From The JPM ’17 Vortex: Trump, Rainstorms & The Price You Pay

Xconomy

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.

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Trump Team Outlines Healthcare Agenda—No Mention of Drug Prices

Xconomy

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.

Should Investors in the Same Round of Financing Ever Get Different Prices?

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I recently wrote about my views that startups rounds should be priced. Price the round. You can do it with equity & a price.

Ceres Prices IPO

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per share IPO range, after seeing a delay of a week in the expected pricing by the firm. per share. to $17.00 READ MORE>>.

Elon Musk's SolarCity Sets IPO Pricing Range

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SolarCity said Tuesday in a filing with the SEC that it is estimating its initial IPO price per share at between $13.00 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. and $15.00.

Pharmaceutical Price Controls Might Be Closer Than You Think

Xconomy

That dependence on price increases won’t change any time soon. Clinton proposes to combat “unjustified price hikes.” It has started.”

Bio Roundup: Drug Pricing, Cystic Fibrosis Showdown, Myovant & More

Xconomy

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.

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Zoovy Launches Amazon Automatic Pricing Tool

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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.

Audentes Prices $75M IPO As Gene Therapy Eyes First U.S. Approval

Xconomy

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.

Business Leaders Talk Trump’s Impact on Visas, Drug Pricing, Insurance

Xconomy

Perhaps you’ve heard about the inauguration of one Donald J. Trump. Nelsen is based in Seattle). Bob Nelsen Nelsen : Biggest fear is accidental.

At Allergan And Other Pharmas, Price Transparency Has Limits

Xconomy

The first test of pharmaceutical giant Allergan’s promise to behave responsibly came last week. ” In an interview at the annual J.P.

Make It Work Swizzles Pricing

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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>>.

Coda Automotive Drops Sedan Pricing

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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>>.

ShopWiki Launches Barcode Scanning, Price Comparison App

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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

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and $14.00 per share. Boingo has applied to list on the NASDAQ Global Market as WIFI. Sky Dayton, the firm's Chairman and founder, owns around 15.14

On Front Lines Of Price Dispute, Eye Doctors Wary of New Drug Data

Xconomy

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.

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Boingo Wireless Prices IPO, To Trade Wednesday

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Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless , the operator of a international network of Wi-Fi hotspots, has priced its IPO. per share. to $14.00

Dems Grill HHS Nominee Price About Trump Comments, Stock Holdings

Xconomy

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.

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

Berkonomics

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.

Demand Media Sets IPO Pricing Range

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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.

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Ceres Sets IPO Pricing Range

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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.

Silicon Beach Report March 1: Snap Prices Shares at $17 for Thursday’s IPO

L.A. Business Journal

Snap prices shares at $17 for Thursday’s IPO, Hyperloop One pitching Indian government on system, and Snap Inc. said to be working on drone

Demand Media Prices IPO, Begins Trading Today

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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. to $16.00 per share, and above the initial 7,500,000 shares. The firm will begin trading today on the New York Stock Exchange as "DMD".

Savings.com Pinpoints Holiday Deal Days, Rolls Pricing Tool

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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>>.