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How Insurtechs Maximize Profits and Competitive Advantage

by Mintz Levin on

The potential to disrupt the historic insurance industry model has made insurtech one of the hottest new areas of innovation and investment, with entrepreneurs developing technologies at a breakneck pace and venture capital...more

Innovation drives dealmaking: Outlook for M&A in Israel - Investors continue to flock to Israel, as innovation and technological...

by White & Case LLP on

Dubbed the "startup nation," Israel is an epicenter of innovation. It boasts more venture capital firms and startups on a per capita basis than any other country in the world. In tech terms, it is second only to Silicon...more

NAIC Insurance Summit 2017: Innovation and Disruption Are Top of Mind for State Regulators

by Mintz Levin on

From May 22-26 Mintz Levin participated in the annual NAIC Insurance Summit in Kansas City. A main theme of this year’s Summit was technology and innovation. The Summit was remarkable in that it served as a meeting grounds...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - February, 2017

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Why Was the Winter for Venture Capital Funding so Short? While we all thought winter was coming, it looks like VCs are already enjoying spring thanks to the...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - January, 2017 #4

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: President Trump’s Anti-Regulation Policies Might Actually be Good for Tech Startups - Could the new administration’s policies actually benefit startups?...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - January, 2017 #3

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Want to Ruin Your Relationships? Ask Family and Friends to Fund Your Startup - A true "friends and family" round is one way to make holidays more awkward. ...more

Highlights from McDermott’s 2016 Pharmaceutical/Medtech Dealmaking Symposium

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On October 25, 2016, McDermott Will & Emery held its fifth annual Pharmaceutical/Medtech Dealmaking Symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The day consisted of a series of thought-provoking panels with leading dealmakers in...more

Looking Ahead: Top Issues Impacting the Tech Industry in 2017

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

As technology continues to reshape how business gets done and the way people live their lives, there are many reasons to be excited about the tech industry’s prospects heading into 2017. The more than 300 executives,...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - October, 2016 #3

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: The first 100 days of your startup: From registering a name to funding options - How to start a startup: Advice from startup founders - Techworld talks...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - July 2016

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Europe Approves New Trans-Atlantic Data Transfer Deal - Amid the Brexit fallout, the EU is pushing forward on its new “Privacy Shield” agreement with the...more

The Life Sciences Report - Summer 2016

The Future of Innovation in Medtech: An Industry in Search of Growth While Facing Pressures to Consolidate in a Post-ACA World - In the Affordable Care Act (ACA) era, the healthcare industry has witnessed significant...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - May 2016 #5

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: - To start a real economic recovery, look to startups - A strong op-ed in The Hill this week reminded us that startups are job creators whose interests are...more

Global Tax News - Poland: Tax exemption for venture capital funds aims to foster innovation

by DLA Piper on

It is becoming increasingly clear that the legislature is striving to make Poland a technological and digital oasis. One of the tools intended to achieve this goal is a tax exemption applicable to venture capital funds....more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - February 2016 #2

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Newest VCs: 7-Eleven, Vitamin Shoppe, JetBlue Airways launch venture operations - Looking for a one-stop shop for slurpees and early stage investment?...more

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of January 24, 2016

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: - Last-minute change to privacy bill adds tension to US-EU negotiations - Privacy law is easy for companies to overlook until a problem arises, and even more so...more

Australian Tax Alert: Innovation Nation?

by DLA Piper on

The Government's National Innovation & Science Agenda (Innovation Agenda), released on 7 December 2015, sets out a number of proposed changes aimed at improving the regulatory and tax landscape for start-ups in Australia....more

Mintz TechConnect - October 2015

by Mintz Levin on

Letter from the Editors - We are thrilled to provide you with the first issue of Mintz Levin’s TechConnect, a bi-monthly newsletter on “all things technology” in the legal and business world, from our perspective, of...more

Energy Technology Connections Newsletter: Your Law Firm Link to Industry News - October 2015

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A Note from the Editors - Our October edition of Energy Technology Connections brings you recent industry highlights, the latest news from Capitol Hill, and a list of upcoming energy industry events. In Leaders in the...more

Deerfield Management Launches $550 Million Healthcare VC Fund

by McGuireWoods LLP on

The firm indicated the new fund will invest in advancements in science that may lead to therapeutic interventions in genetic diseases, cancer and orphan diseases, as well as back new technologies focused on the development of...more

Get That Grant

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The Small Business Administration has made it easier for small businesses that receive venture funding to participate in a $2-billion-a-year federal grant program to promote innovation....more

Hot Companies In Digital Health

With venture capital funding of digital health up 45 percent in 2012, according to Rock Health, we're hearing a lot about mobile health apps and healthcare IT. You may be asking yourself what is digital health? Hear my take...more

Canadian Federal Government Announces Plans to Support Venture Capital

by Dentons on

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper shared major plans to bolster Canada’s venture capital (VC) industry by injecting $400 million in new capital over the next seven to ten years. The Government’s Venture Capital...more

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