Weekly Refresh: Tagboard Goes Remote, A-Alpha Bio Wins $800K, and More

July 13, 2020
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Joe Coffee raised $1.3M. It provides indie coffee shops with a mobile app and web interface for online ordering. It’s seen business grow during the pandemic. [Built In Seattle]

A-Alpha Bio awarded $800K. The startup partners with pharmaceutical companies to accelerate drug development with multiplexed measurements of protein interactions. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the grant. [PRWeb]

Expedia reported growth on their Vrbo site. The company was hit hard by the pandemic. However, it’s now seeing an increase in bookings. [Built In Seattle]

Tagboard went fully remote. It sells technology that enhances live programming. The company is not the only one to ditch physical office space during the pandemic. [GeekWire]

Oscilla Power announced launch of MicroVentures investment opportunity. The company is creating advanced technology to get energy from ocean waves. It’s finishing the construction of their first commercial-scale system. [PRNewswire]

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