3M Ventures Backs SF Microbiome Data Analytics Startup Phylagen

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“SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Phylagen, the San Francisco-based data analytics company building the world’s largest environmental microbiome database, today announced $14 million in Series A financing led by Cultivian Sandbox, Breakout Ventures and Working Capital. The funding will be used to expand Phylagen’s microbial forensics service and grow its microbiome database.”

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Beta.MN Director Nels Pederson Is Leaving For Livefront

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“Over the past five years, I [Nels Pederson] was incredibly fortunate to have dedicated, focused time to help build and grow the startup ecosystem in the Twin Cities. Simply put, it has been a pretty kick-ass five years.

I’m going to continue helping startups grow and build, but moving forward I’ll be doing it in a slightly different role. I am excited to share that beginning later this month I will be transitioning from my role as Managing Director of Beta.MN into a new opportunity at Livefront called Partnerships.”

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Perforce Software Is On An Acquisition-Fueled Growth Run

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Perforce Software, the Minneapolis-based software firm, is on a run of acquisition-fueled growth. Perforce, owned since early 2018 by private equity firm Clearlake Capital, recently acquired Colorado-based Rogue Wave Software in an unspecified-terms transaction that should help Perforce reach its sales goal of about $600 million by 2021.”

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Bloomington Gamer ‘Phluxy’ Wins Esports Competition, Earns $75k Drone Racing League Contract

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“Since October 1st, thousands of pilot hopefuls from 65 countries around the world have been battling it out on the DRL Simulator, a true-to-life drone racing sim that helps players fly FPV (First Person View) better in real life. This past Saturday, February 9th during the biggest FPV party of all time, the top 210 contestants went head-to-head in a live esports showdown at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Hotel.”

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[UPDATED Flywheel Raises $5m For Collaborative Computational Science SaaS

Updated 2/12/2018 9:00am CST – “$5m closed & oversubscribed” per Olson +  additional Google Cloud Healthcare API disclosure.

Original 12/10/18: Flywheel is seeking to close a $5m series A equity investment with $4.5m already captured, according to company leaders Jim Olson and Travis Richardson.

As an Invenshure portfolio company, Flywheel provides a collaborative data management and analysis platform built specifically for scientists and the researcher’s workflow.

We connected with the duo to learn more about their inflection point:

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