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Private Placements in Photonics

Robust Market Keeping Pace with 2012

The market for private placements in development stage and high growth photonics businesses is robust.  In 2012, a reported $16 billion went to work commercializing technology and scaling businesses with core enabling technology in photonics.  In the first half of 2013, more than 450 investments in the same segments are topping $8 billion.

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Biophotonics Market Report


Ceres will publish a market report on current valuations of businesses and product lines that address Diagnostics, Imaging, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, and Therapeutics markets with biophotonics technologies.

Participants in the study will receive an appraisal of their business or product line and the published report benchmarking to guideline private and public companies. Ceres is offering special pricing to participants that sign-up by August 15.

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Valuing Privately Held Technology Businesses

Beyond Compliance Toward Better Financing & Investing Decisions

Understanding today's expected rate of return for private capital from angel and venture capital investors to asset based lenders, premiums paid by strategic buyers, and industry dynamics help business valuation professionals advise clients in making better investing, financing, and buy/sell decisions.

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National Photonics Initiative

Showcase Your Business This Summer

The International Society of Optics and Photoncis (SPIE) is working with lobbying firm, Podesta Group, to organize a state-level grassroots push for the National Photonics Initiative (NPI) while legislators are home for the summer recess, August 5 to September 6.

Reach out to your legislators with an invitation to visit your company's facility. This is a timely opportunity to showcase your business as fertile ground for job creation, entrepreneurial ventures, investment opportunities, and economic growth nationwide.

How to host a successful congressional visit >