FUELING THE FUTURE: VC firm building plant research facility; CGI comes to Nashville; Google comes to Minnesota

  • An Atlanta-based marketing technology company with a major presence in Indianapolis has closed on a $90 million Series C round of funding. Terminus, which acquired Indy-based Sigstr in late 2019, says the funding round will have a major impact on the company’s central Indiana operations.
  • The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis an eight-year, $8.8 million grant to study cells’ ion channels as potential targets for new drugs to treat disorders affecting the brain, heart and muscles.  
  • Google is planning to open its first office in Minnesota as part of its ongoing health partnership with Rochester-based Mayo Clinic, according to a Star Tribune report.