October 7, 2022

		

Jorge Mercado

Jorge Mercado is a staff writer with the Business Times. His beats include technology, agriculture, cannabis, energy and the environment, and higher education.


Carpinteria-based Procore Technologies moved up from No. 880 last year to No. 697 this year. (Nik Blaskovich)

| Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Procore announces second recent acquisition

Banking & Finance, Latest news, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

Procore Technologies secured its second acquisition in as many months when the Carpinteria-based construction software company announced on Oct. 22 it had acquired LaborChart. Financial details were not disclosed for this deal, and a timeline of when it would close was also not provided. Procore did say, however, that the acquisition would not have any Read More →

| Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Ventura firm pays up to $102M for oil assets in West Ventura

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| Thursday, October 21st, 2021

Energy Vault preps to go public, could raise $388M

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Westlake Village-based Energy Vault disclosed details of its financial performance for the first time in an Oct. 18 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, filed in advance of its public stock offering and its pending merger with a special purpose acquisition company. Energy Vault, a green energy storage company, agreed to go public Read More →

| Monday, October 18th, 2021

MannKind shares drop 18% after FDA says it will pass on new blood pressure drug

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Shares of Westlake Village-based MannKind Corp. dropped 18% on Oct. 18, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not approve a hypertension treatment the company is developing with United Therapeutics. In a complete letter response, the FDA declined to approve a new drug application for Tyvasio DPI, a treatment being developed by MannKind and Read More →

| Friday, October 15th, 2021

Amgen’s investment in Neumora marks a return to neuroscience research

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| Friday, October 15th, 2021

Amgen goes full speed ahead on biosimilar drugs

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| Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Mindbody to buy billion-dollar fitness company, fueling talk of new IPO

Central Coast, Latest news, right, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was updated Oct. 15 with more information about the merger and an interview with Mindbody founder Rick Stollmeyer. After a year of pandemic-related struggles in the health and wellness industry, two companies are announcing a merger just as the sector is starting bounce back. San Luis Obispo-based Mindbody announced Oct. 13 Read More →