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Life Sciences Employee Return to Office Survey Results | August 2021

Life Sciences Employee Return to Office Survey Results | August 2021

One of the top questions that employers in the Life Sciences community within the Capital Region are asking is how companies are approaching bringing employees back to the office. That’s why we asked nearly 30 top employers in the area to share their strategies in a recent survey conducted by BioBuzz Media. read more

Bespoke Cross-border Solutions By FON Valuation Advisory

Bespoke Cross-border Solutions By FON Valuation Advisory

Companies and individuals entrust FON Valuation Advisory with their unique needs throughout the transaction continuum. The experience of our professionals means that we are able to offer our clients bespoke solutions based on proven techniques and deep industry knowledge. FON Valuation Advisory’s ability to work with our clients on all forms of transactions worldwide sets us apart from our peers. read more

Privacy Beyond Compliance: A Business Driver to Gain Consumer Trust and Increase Sales

Privacy Beyond Compliance: A Business Driver to Gain Consumer Trust and Increase Sales

The greatest modern commodity is no longer gold or oil, it is data. Today’s technology has enabled companies to collect and store massive amounts of consumer data. While there are many benefits and rewards to collecting and monetizing data, there are just as many risks and responsibilities when it comes to handling consumers’ personal information. Data can be a powerful tool to improve a product or service; however, to truly reap the benefits of data, businesses need to collect, store, and use it responsibly. Otherwise, corporations will lose customers’ trust and, ultimately, their business. Read More read more

Veralox Therapeutics Announces IND Submission for VLX-1005 to Treat Heparin-Inducted Thrombocytopenia

Veralox Therapeutics Announces IND Submission for VLX-1005 to Treat Heparin-Inducted Thrombocytopenia

Veralox Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics that treat the underlying pathologies of diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced it submitted an Investigational New Drug  (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of VLX-1005, a first-in-class small molecule inhibitor of 12-Lipoxygenase in development for the treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). read more

Facing the challenge of conducting business valuations in a pandemic

Facing the challenge of conducting business valuations in a pandemic

Valuation in the Midst of a Pandemic

FON Valuation Services provides some observations that outline the challenges one should expect with valuation assignments during the pandemic-era.

In a year dominated by the novel coronavirus, most aspects of everyday life have had to be reimagined. Figuring out the “new normal” in a constantly shifting landscape is part of the daily routine. During the global pause, as countries around the world instituted quarantine measures, deal making activity fell predictably in the first half. Numerous studies have documented the drop in global M&A activity, including a July 2020 alert from White & Case which cited a 53% and 32% decline in total value of and volume of deals announced in 1H 2020 compared to the prior year, respectively. 1 read more

Let the Data Talk

Let the Data Talk

“Let the Data Talk”

Nick Vass, J29 Inc.

 As companies continue to navigate through unchartered territories in remote work environments, it’s important for some of our teams to stay true to the countless acts that led our success to where it is. While the way we do business has been changed in the moment, the question of how we came to that decision-making process will stay true – by letting data have a seat at the table. read more

Market Confusion: Understanding the Options for Telco Services

Market Confusion: Understanding the Options for Telco Services

The telecom industry is a complex matrix of companies and partners providing the hardware, connectivity, services and software required for Unified Communications, including phone, fiber, cable, advanced telephony functionality, and more.

Feel a bit overwhelming? read more

You’ve Qualified for a PPP Loan, Now What? How to Avoid Non-Compliance as You Begin to Utilize Funds

You’ve Qualified for a PPP Loan, Now What? How to Avoid Non-Compliance as You Begin to Utilize Funds

As a small business, you may have qualified to receive a piece of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds that were allocated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in response to the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In addition to bolstering cash flow, SBA’s PPP will also forgive loans if all employees are kept on payroll for eight weeks and the funding is utilized specifically for payroll, rent, mortgage interest or utilities. read more

Top Digital Trends for Life Sceience Business in 2020

Top Digital Trends for Life Sceience Business in 2020

Life science and health care is the industry which is a late adopter of digital innovation but never left untouched by this. For life sciences companies who are looking to transform digital technology, here are the latest tech trends they should focus on. read more

Let the Data Talk

Let the Data Talk

“Let the Data Talk”

Nick Vass, J29 Inc.

 As companies continue to navigate through unchartered territories in remote work environments, it’s important for some of our teams to stay true to the countless acts that led our success to where it is. While the way we do business has been changed in the moment, the question of how we came to that decision-making process will stay true – by letting data have a seat at the table. read more