“Ion Pacific leads Catalia Health’s recent $4M funding round”

Catalia Health draws another $4M in early funding By Dave Muoio San Francisco-based patient engagement startup Catalia Health has announced an additional $4 million in pre-Series A funding from Ion Pacific and other investors. Building upon previously announced seed funding largely raised from repeat backer Khosla Ventures, the latest round brings Catalia’s total funding to $7.75 million. Catalia’s flagship product, … Continued

“Sellers Grow Skeptical of China’s Insatiable M&A Appetite”

Firms with ties to China may be at a disadvantage in global M&A deals By Julie Steinberg in Hong Kong and Ben Dummett in London Itamar Har-Even, co-founder of Ion Pacific was quoted on Wall Street Journal. Chinese companies are finding it harder to buy and invest in businesses abroad—even if they are willing to pay top dollar … Continued