Archive for August, 2003



August 7, 2003

Biotechs big winners in VC rebound

Biotechnology companies are leading a rebound in venture capital investment in the New York metro area, a new survey shows.

Investors put $380 million into 56 companies in the second quarter of this year, for a 63% jump in venture capital investment over the first quarter, according to the MoneyTree Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thomson Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association.



August 7, 2003

Vatican in favour of GM Food
: “The Vatican has made an endorsement of controversial genetically modified foods by declaring that they hold the answer to world starvation and malnutrition.”



August 1, 2003

Genetically engineered trees sprouting quietly… for now
Roll over John Muir and tell Johnny Appleseed the news: biotechnology is coming to the forest and orchard.