Frazier Healthcare Partners raises $1.4B fund, one of the largest in Washington state history

Nader Naini, managing partner at Frazier. (Frazier Photo) New fund: Seattle-based Frazier Healthcare Partners raised $1.4 billion for its tenth Healthcare Growth Buyout Fund. It’s a big jump from the 30-year-old firm’s most recent $780 million fund and is one of the largest institutional funds raised in Washington state. Fund details: The cash will be used … Read more

Boman Irani’s mother Jerbanoo Irani passes away; actor pens an emotional note  : Bollywood News

Boman Irani has informed his followers that his mother, Jerbanoo Irani, breathed her last on June 9 morning due to age-related illness. She was 94 years old. The actor took to social media to inform this news. Sharing Jerbanoo Irani’s picture on Instagram, Boman wrote, “Mother Irani passed away peacefully in her sleep early this … Read more

Lawsuit: Investors bet big on Washington firm’s potential COVID-19 treatment as CEO cashed out

(CytoDyn Photo via investor webcast) Investors in a biotech startup developing a COVID-19 treatment claim the firm’s leaders cashed out as stock prices surged during a publicity blitz for a drug that has yet to show any value as coronavirus medicine. CytoDyn, a 19-year-old company headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., saw its share price spike after … Read more

E-commerce boom lifts another startup as Shipium lands $8M to help retailers keep up with Amazon

The Shipium team. (Shipium Photo) Online shopping has surged amid the pandemic, forcing e-commerce companies to ramp up their fulfillment capacity. That’s good news for startups building e-commerce software such as Shipium.  The Seattle startup just raised $8 million to help online retailers with technology that improves operations inside their fulfillment centers. It’s the latest … Read more

Lorraine Kelly ‘plugging’ daughter Rosie on her show leaves fans ‘fed up’

Lorraine Kelly fans have revealed they are “fed up” of her daughter Rosie being “plugged” on her ITV show. The 61-year-old presenter shares a close bond with her daughter, who she recently appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox with. But it appears some viewers aren’t impressed with the TV host constantly mentioning her daughter. Lorraine Kelly fans … Read more