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Press Releases Feb 18, 2020

ArTara Therapeutics Completes Merger Transaction with Proteon Therapeutics

 January 10, 2020 Shares of ArTara to commence trading on Nasdaq under new ticker symbol “TARA” effective January 10, 2020 Company completes previously announced equity financing of $42.5 million concurrently with the closing of the merger Combined company will focus on developing treatments for Lymphatic Malformations and intestinal failure associated liver disease NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]

Press Releases Jan 21, 2020

Farm to Fork, For Real

by Lisa M. Keefe, editor in chief The profit is in the adjectives, or so the saying goes, and in fact 80% of consumers are interested in some sort of “better-for” claims, whether that’s better for the consumers, the animals, the farmers or the planet. This, according to the 2019 Power of Meat report, conducted […]

News Jan 17, 2020

TechMap Kansas

Since returning to Kansas in 2017, Beth Ellyn and I have immersed ourselves in the tech and startup ecosystems of Kansas and Kansas City. In the last year, we’ve organized data on tech employers in the region, including startups. Today, as Free State Forge, we are publishing some stats and maps that should help show […]