Caresyntax hauls in $100M to expand its surgical data analytics business

Caresyntax has closed a $100 million series C funding round that the Boston-based startup said will help further develop its digital surgery data platform and support expansion within its focus markets.

PFM Health Sciences headlined the raise, which included support from new backers Optum Ventures, Intel Capital, Lauxera Capital Partners, Vesalius Biocapital Partners, Arno Capital and Rezayat Invest. Prior investors IPF Partners, Relyens and Surgical.AI also participated.

This raise brings the tech company’s lifetime funding to $177.5 million.

Caresyntax’s enterprise products collect surgical data from inside of the operating room and through other sources such as medical devices, imaging or an organization’s electronic health record system.

By unifying these data streams, the company says it delivers a range of evidence-based insights that can drive decision-making inside of the operating room. Its artificial intelligence and automation tools are designed to help surgeons manage their workflows, hospital administrators monitor performance trends and

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What You Need to Know Before Downloading a Subscription Management App

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(BBB) – As consumers add more and more subscriptions to their budget, keeping track of the payments and reducing costs can get tricky. Many people are turning to subscription management apps to help.

If you’re thinking about using an app, such as Truebill or Trim, here’s how to cut back on your expenses and stick to your budget, all while keeping your personal data safe.

How to Use Subscription Management Apps Wisely

  • Be careful whom you trust with your data. Subscription management apps help consumers identify the subscriptions they are paying for, find subscriptions that can be canceled, and remember when payments are taken from their bank account. To do all this, apps need to access your financial
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RCCC small business center partners 53 Ideas Pitch Competition – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center will partner with Small Business Centers in the Southwest region on the 2021 “53 Ideas Pitch Competition” supported by Fifth Third Bank.

The pitch competition addresses income inequality and equity through entrepreneurship by providing anyone with an idea access to the capital, training resources, and social connections needed to remove barriers, allowing the opportunity to take an idea and turn it into a viable business. The top prize winner of the competition will receive $10,000 in seed money for a start-up business.

“Last year we opened the spigot and ideas came pouring in across the 10-county region. The community responded and the response to the 53 Ideas pitch competition was different. Contestants did not mirror the historical demographics of entrepreneurs,” said Renee Hode, regional director for the NC Small Business Center Network.

According to data from last year’s competition, more than

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German Government Raises 2021 Economic Growth Forecast | Business News

By DAVID RISING, Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is raising its economic growth forecast for the year on the expectation of the gradual lifting of coronavirus restrictions and an anticipated rise in domestic spending, the economy minister said Tuesday.

Peter Altmaier said gross domestic product is expected to increase 3.5% in 2021 now, up from a previous forecast of 3%, and that it should grow 3.6% in 2022.

He said that the government’s “comprehensive and quick support” for businesses had paved the way for a return to pre-pandemic levels by next year for Europe’s largest economy.

“Our economy is strong, robust and ready for a new start,” he said.

Last year, Germany’s gross domestic product shrank by 4.9%. That ended a decade of growth and was the biggest decline since the financial crisis in 2009.

It did better than several others in the 19-country eurozone, however, as it was

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