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Performance tech company Hyperice attracts slew of star athlete-investors, valued at $700 million

  • Hyperice CEO Jim Huether told CNBC the firm raised $48 million in its latest round at a $700 millon valuation. 
  • The Series A funding round added star athlete-investors, including Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis and tennis star Naomi Osaka.



a group of people playing a game of basketball: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the NBA Finals on October 6, 2020 at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando, Florida.


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Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the NBA Finals on October 6, 2020 at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando, Florida.

Performance technology company Hyperice has completed a Series A funding round for $48 million, which puts the firm at a $700 million valuation, CEO Jim Huether told CNBC this week.

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The funding round includes a list of prominent athlete-investors, including National Basketball Association stars Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, DeAndre Jordan and new Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers.Tennis star Naomi Osaka, who won the 2020 U.S. Open, is also an investor.

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Science More Highly Valued by UK Due to COVID-19

Science more highly valued by UK public due to COVID-19, but barriers to STEM education threaten future scientific development

BRACKNELL, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2020 / Science and scientists have gained a renewed level of significance in the minds of the UK public due to COVID-19, according to new research released today from 3M, the science-based technology company.

In its 2020 State of Science Index (SOSI), conducted before and during the height of the pandemic, scepticism of science has declined amongst Britons for the first time in three years from 40 per cent pre-pandemic to 29 per cent today – representing one of the biggest declines of all countries surveyed in this annual global study.

As a result of COVID-19, three out of four (77 per cent) are now more likely to believe that science plays a critical role in solving public health crises and 92 per cent

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Science More Highly Valued by UK Due to COVID-19 – Press Release

Science more highly valued by UK public due to COVID-19, but barriers to STEM education threaten future scientific development

BRACKNELL, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2020 / Science and scientists have gained a renewed level of significance in the minds of the UK public due to COVID-19, according to new research released today from 3M, the science-based technology company.

In its 2020 State of Science Index (SOSI), conducted before and during the height of the pandemic, scepticism of science has declined amongst Britons for the first time in three years from 40 per cent pre-pandemic to 29 per cent today – representing one of the biggest declines of all countries surveyed in this annual global study.

As a result of COVID-19, three out of four (77 per cent) are now more likely to believe that science plays a critical role in solving public health crises and 92 per cent

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