Science, Health and Technology
3:24 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Local biotech startup receives $200,000 investment

Animal Health Specialties aims to develop drugs treating cachexia, a condition occuring in cancer patients which increases the body's metabolic rate.
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Local biotech startup Animal Health Specialties has announced it is receiving an investment of more than $200,000 from Columbia-based investment group Centennial Investors.

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2:06 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Field Notes: Want to invest in farmland? Now, you can join the crowd

Charles Polanco's company allows investors to team up and invest in farmland.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson/Harvest Public Media

This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s Field Notes, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.

The new company Fquare is bringing crowd-sourcing to the increasingly lucrative market of investing in farmland.

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