SPAC Merger: Driverless Car Startup Luminar to Go Public in $3.4 Bill Deal

(NEW YORK)–Luminar, the global leader in automotive lidar technology powering the introduction of highway autonomy, announced plans to go public through a SPAC merger with Gores Metropoulos Inc. (NASDAQ:GMHI) valued at $3.4 billion. Luminar is an autonomous vehicle sensor and software company with the vision to make autonomy safe and ubiquitous by delivering the only […]

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Grafana Labs Raises $50 Mill for Grafana Query Visualization Project

(NEW YORK)–Grafana Labs, the developer of the Grafana and Loki open-source projects used to visualize time-series data, announced closing of $50 million Series B funding round. The company said the funds will be used to accelerate development of the Grafana query and visualization project, Loki logging software and the Prometheus metrics platform, which is hosted […]

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Dynavax (DVAX) Receives $27M Vaccine Purchase Order from CDC

(NEW YORK)–Dynavax Technologies Corp (NASDAQ: DVAX) receives $27.4 million contract purchase order from CDC for adult vaccines. DVAX receives a purchase contract from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) for $27.4 million for adult vaccines. Some of the vaccines purchased by the CDC were: Hepatitis A adult vaccine Pneumococcal Polysaccharide vaccine Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV13) vaccine […]

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