Burrill & Company

Type: Company
Name: Burrill & Company
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Physician finder app BetterDoctor raises $10M

San Francisco-based patient education tool BetterDoctor raised $10 million, according to an SEC filing . The company told MobiHealthNews the round is not yet complete. This brings the company’s total funding to at least $13 million to date.Existing investors ... [Published Mobihealthnews - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

BetterDoctor raises $10M more for health-provider referral platform

Image Credit: BetterDoctor Physician referral has become a big business as people begin to think less like passive patients and more like health care consumers. Case in point is San Francisco-based BetterDoctor, which operates an online referral service ... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Access to Big Data

Aquiring information rapidly and reliably reduces costs and advances discovery Sixty years ago, when James Watson and Francis Crick elucidated and published their seminal work on the double helical nature of DNA, they could hardly have imagined the ... [Published I Am Biotech - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Elk Run backer ousted

The venture capitlist who promised big things for Pine Island's Elk Run biobusiness park has been forced out from one of his funds, according to Forbes magazine.G. Steven Burrill, the CEO and founder of Burrill & Co., was ousted from control of a $283 ... [Published Rochester Post Bulletin - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Under Legal Cloud, Burrill Backs Out of BIO

BIO attendees in San Diego, including this reporter, have one fewer item on their packed calendars. Biotech venture capitalist G. Steven Burrill, accused of fraud and wrongful termination by a former employee in a civil lawsuit, has cancelled his annual ... [Published Xconomy - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Head of Burrill & Co fired amid fraud allegations

Steven Burrill has been fired as head of a $283m venture capital fund due to alleged fraud and misuse of capital.Former managing director of Burrill & Co Ann Hanham has filed a lawsuit against Burrill, saying that unauthorised payments of $19.2m were ... [Published AltAssets.net - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 4 reports

Burrill booted from namesake firm for alleged misuse of funds

(Reuters) – Investors have fired G. Steven Burrill from the head of a $283 million venture-capital fund he ran amid alleged fraud and misuse of capital, according to a lawsuit. The news of the suit, filed last week in San Francisco, comes at a time ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

G. Steven Burrill Forced Out as General Partner of $283M Fund, Lawsuit Says

(c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.Burrill & Co . founder G. Steven Burrill has been forced out as general partner of a $283 million venture fund for allegedly diverting nearly $20 million of it inappropriately, according to a lawsuit filed by a former ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Biotech backer Burrill ousted amid fraud allegations

The founder and CEO of biotech venture outfit Burrill & Co. has been booted from the firm over charges that he mismanaged investments and made unauthorized payments, according to Forbes . As Nathan Vardi reports, institutional investors forced G. Steven ... [Published FierceBiotech - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

SF Biotech Venture Vet Steve Burrill Dumped by LPs, Sued for Fraud

There’s more turmoil for G. Steven Burrill, the former accountant who has run a San Francisco biotech finance group under his own name for two decades.Burrill, known for his natty suits and pink shirts, is being sued for fraud by a former colleague for ... [Published Xconomy - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Insider advice on doing business in the Middle East and North Africa

This article has been reposted from Knowledge@Wharton.To anyone who has done business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, it is obvious that treating the region as a single bloc rather than a collection of very different countries is a ... [Published Wamda - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Novo A/S leads $18 mln Series B funding in Nora Therapeutics

Novo A/S has led an $18 million Series B funding in Nora Therapeutics , a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics to address needs in reproductive medicine. Other participants in the funding round included all Series A investors — ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 17 2014]

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"We can earn our way out of trouble with a different business model," Burrill wrote in an email, according to the lawsuit. "If each of us can get 2-3 transactions done in the next year, all our troubles will be behind us. What we need is revenue to solve our problems n just timely enough to meet any capital calls which might be needed."
"[T]hese improper and unlawful transactions were undertaken by, or at the direction of, Burrill, with the knowledge and active involvement of Hebert and Sen. The improper transactions were never discussed with or approved by plaintiff" according to the lawsuit
"The significant level of both new and existing investor interest in our Series B financing is further validation of both the approach and the potential of our lead compound, NT100, to address two indications with high unmet need: recurrent pregnancy loss and infertility" said Jeffrey K Tong
"Isu is pleased to announce this strategic collaboration and expects a successful partnership between our companies. Isu's expertise in drug development has been proven through its three marketed biologics, and our capabilities will clearly facilitate the development of Catalyst's FIX candidate in its first clinical trial in hemophilia B patients" said Seungho Lyu

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Burrill booted from namesake firm for alleged m... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 20 2014]
Venture capitalist sues former boss, now fired,... [Published CNBC - Jun 20 2014]
G. Steven Burrill Forced Out as General Partner... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jun 20 2014]
Biotech Fund Boots Burrill [Published Genetic Engineering News - Jun 19 2014]
Burrill partner claims ousted chief diverted $2... [Published FierceBiotech - Jun 19 2014]
Investors fire life science VC Burrill from his... [Published MassDevice - Jun 19 2014]
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Report: Biotech backer Burrill ousted amid frau... [Published FierceBiotech - Jun 18 2014]
Exclusive: Steven Burrill Removed From Control ... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 18 2014]
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BetterDoctor raises $10M more for health-provid... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 28 2014]
Image Credit: BetterDoctor Physician referral has become a big business as people begin to think less like passive patients and more like health care consumers. Case in point is San Francisco-based BetterDoctor, which operates an online referral service ...
Access to Big Data [Published I Am Biotech - Jun 26 2014]
Aquiring information rapidly and reliably reduces costs and advances discovery Sixty years ago, when James Watson and Francis Crick elucidated and published their seminal work on the double helical nature of DNA, they could hardly have imagined the ...
The Daily Startup: Rant Media Raises Cash to Ke... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 20 2014]
Art by Mike Lucas Investors typically take preferred stock in startups to ensure they are first to get paid should the company shut down or go bankrupt, but sports and lifestyle content company Rant Media Network closed $4 million in fresh funding ...
Burrill booted from namesake firm for alleged m... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 20 2014]
(Reuters) – Investors have fired G. Steven Burrill from the head of a $283 million venture-capital fund he ran amid alleged fraud and misuse of capital, according to a lawsuit. The news of the suit, filed last week in San Francisco, comes at a time ...
The Daily Startup: Education-Tech Sector Chalki... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jun 19 2014]
A variety of education-technology startups has emerged in recent years, ranging from companies offering online classes to those making apps and other tools to help teachers and students. Now it appears some consolidation is occurring in the sector. ...
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