Day: February 4, 2019

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iiM angel group invests $2.3M in 9 early-stage companies

By SPN Team / February 4, 2019

Overland Park, KS-based iiM, LLC, has recently completed funding for nine early stage companies in the animal health, ag-tech and human health verticals with commitments to two additional companies, for a total investment of $2,372,000. iiM (Innovation in Motion), was launched in 2013 as an angel investment platform by principals of Cohen-Esrey, LLC. During the…

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Plastomics raises convertible debt financing

By SPN Team / February 4, 2019

St. Louis-based biotechnology firm Plastomics raised $900k+ from St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, Missouri Technology and St. Louis Arch Angels on December 28, with other undisclosed investors also participating. The company is a developer of seed technology designed to produce higher yielding crops through chloroplast engineering. Plastomics’ technology entails placing crop traits in a plant’s…

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